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Blakely back with his Star ‘brothers’ for another run

02:26 PM July 10, 2016
Marqus Blakely of the Star Hotshots drives against Romeo Travis of the Alaska Aces during the 2015 PBA Governors' Cup. PBA IMAGES

Marqus Blakely of the Star Hotshots drives against Romeo Travis of the Alaska Aces during the 2015 PBA Governors’ Cup. PBA IMAGES

Marqus Blakely is no stranger to the PBA, having played in the league for five several occasions. 

He’s also a loyal camper with the Star Hotshots the only team he’s played with in the PBA. 

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And even though the Purefoods franchise had undergone several name changes  from B-Meg Llamados to San Mig Coffee Mixers to the now Star Hotshots, it’s still home to the same brothers Blakely loved. 

“As a team, we’re all like good brothers. We come in, we have a lot of fun around each other,” said Blakely, who won two titles with the team. “Practice is fun, so it’s easy to come back.”

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The 27-year-old Blakely will be playing in his sixth conference come the 2016 PBA Governors’ Cup.

Blakely was in the forefront for Star Saturday when the Hotshots downed NLEX, 81-75, in a tune-up game at Ronac Art Center in San Juan.

The high-flying Blakely had 18 points and looked like someone who hasn’t left the team for almost a year. 

“It’s pretty good. We’re able to get back into the swing of things as quick as possible,” said Blakely of the team’s chemistry. Mikaela Calilong/Philippine Daily Inquirer trainee

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