PBA: Mercado leaves Ginebra with a heavy heart

Barangay Ginebra San Miguel

Ginebra gets their new star guard, Sol Mercado and Northport gets to reunite two Growling Tigers with their old head coach.

Sol Mercado gets the opportunity to be a player that deals with the business of the game.

Mercado, who dealt to Northport Tuesday as part of the three-player package that allowed Ginebra to land Stanley Pringle from the Batang Pier.

After finding a home in Ginebra as a beloved Gin King, Sol leaves the barangay with a heavy heart.

“I’m going through a truck load of emotions right now,” Sol posted in a message over his social media accounts.

“Thank you for these past four years, I can honestlhy say it’s been the best years of my career,” Mercado added.

With Ginebra, Mercado won his first-ever championship in 2016.

The former no. 5 pick then won a second and third titles with the Gin Kings in 2017 and 2018.

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