Balkman wants to bury the hatchet with Santos

first_imgBrian Heruela arrival bolsters Phoenix backcourt, defense Balkman’s actions merited a ban from the league, but now he’s back in the Philippines for Alab Pilipinas in the ASEAN Basketball League the Puerto Rican international wants to fully reconcile with Santos.“I haven’t gotten in touch with him but I’m looking for him,” said Balkman Wednesday after they lost to Singapore 90-80 at Filoil Flying V Centre.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folk“If you get this message man, I’m down here, maybe one day we can go out and have lunch, dinner, or whatever you want. Let’s just talk.”Santos previously said he wants Balkman back in the PBA and added he’s over the choking incident. Meralco ‘never the same’ after Almazan injury in PBA Finals After one for the ages, Australian Open now a fitness test Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina “I’m over it a long time ago, I even supported him to continue playing for us but the PBA had already decided at that time,” said Santos in a previous Inquirer report. “It’s nothing to me now, I’ve been through a lot and I know that we shouldn’t be holding any ill will towards anyone.”Balkman added he’s heard of Santos’ well wishes and he hoped that they can be teammates again.“Happy new year to him and his family,” said Balkman. “I just want to thank him… and to team up with him again and have another run at it. With all the things that happened, the past is the past and that will be great for both of us.”ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Redemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie Thompson Scottie Thompson also worthy of Finals MVP, thinks Cone OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. LATEST STORIES Former PBA import Renaldo Balkman. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netRenaldo Balkman and Arwind Santos have a history that most people wouldn’t call “fond.”The two were teammates in the PBA with Petron in 2013 but both figured in an altercation that involved Balkman choking Santos.ADVERTISEMENT Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours View commentslast_img read more