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Basketball fans in the Philippines and South Korea are very happy with this latest basketball betting news. This is because Filipino basketball player of the Ateneo Blue Eagles, SJ Belangel Joins the Daegu KOGAS Pegasus. In addition, he will be making history as the first Filipino basketball player to play in the Korean Basketball League.

According to sports news, SJ Belangel, made the confirmation of joining the KBL to reporters today. At the moment, the only thing keeping him from officially playing with the Daegu is the Uniform Player Contract. To become official, both teams and the 22-years old guard from Negros Occidental must sign it.

SJ Belangel Joins the Daegu KOGAS Pegasus and Makes Basketball History

SJ Belangel Joins the Daegu KOGAS Pegasus and Makes Basketball HistoryFor those that like to Bet on Daegu KOGAS Pegasus, SJ Belangel is not an unfamiliar face. This is because during the 2022 Fiba Asia Qualifiers, he had made a last minute 3-pointer to defeat Korea 81-79.

According to his contract, Belangel will play for KOGAS in the upcoming 2022-23 KBL season. He will also have the option of extending it for another season. Furthermore, Belangel will also have the option of bringing his family with him to Korea.

In the last 2 years, Belangel’s reputation has grown while playing for both Ateneo and the men’s national basketball team. During his last season playing for Ateneo, he averages of 9.9 points per game, 3.2 assist and 2.6 rebounds.

According to a team official, they are just waiting to receive the official KBL contract in English. Once they receive it, they will finish writing it from their end. By signing this contract, Belangel will be foregoing his last 2 years with the Blue Eagles.

With his new team, Belangel will be joining Kim Nak-hyeon of the South Korean National basketball team. According to sports betting odds, last year, the Daegu KOGAS Pegasus had a 27-27 win/loss record.

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