MANILA, Philippines—Greg Slaughter inanunsyo ang kanyang pamamahinga sa Basketball matapos ang kanyang kontrata sa Barangay Ginebra ay magwakas.
Sabi ng 7-foot na Sentro sa kanyang Instagram post nitong Sabado Pebrero 8 2020 na sya ay pansamantalang lilisan muna sa Basketball upang makapag focus sa kanyang sarili “in all aspects.”
“Now that my contract has expired, I’ve decided to take a break to be able to work on myself in all aspects,” saad ni Slaughter. “I may not know what the future holds, but one thing is for sure, the best is yet to come!”
Slaughter, ang top overall pick sa PBA Draft 2013, ay isa sa malaking naitulong sa Gin Kings upang makamit ang apat na kampyonato at nanalo rin bilang Best Player of the Conference noong 2017 Governors’ Cup.
“I will forever be proud to have played for Ginebra, a dream of mine that came true when they drafted me in 2013,” wrote Slaughter. “Six years, four championships, a lifetime of experiences and memories. It’s been a fun ride being with this team.”
Nagpasalamat din si Slaughter kay San Miguel Corporation CEO Ramon S. Ang at Ginebra head coach Tim Cone para sa Oras at suporta na ibinigay sa kanya sa loob ng anim na taon.
“Thank you first and foremost to SMC and Boss RSA and the rest of the management, Coach Tim and the coaching staff, my teammates, and the entire Ginebra community,” said Slaughter.
“To the best fans in the world, I can’t thank you enough for all the support you have shown me throughout the years. I will forever be grateful!”