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After two years, Chris Ellis finally shows up in Thailand

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Miles Morales

Former Ginebra forward Chris Ellis has finally resurfaced, almost two years since leaving the Philippine Basketball scene.

The 30-year-old wingman, apparently, has taken his high-flying acts to Thailand, suiting up for Lao team Luang Prabang.

Ellis debuted on Saturday in the Thai Basketball Super League (TBSL). Though his teamed bowed down to Kabayan, a team bannered by former Gilas Pilipinas naturalized player Marcus Douthit, Ellis made good account of himself with 19 points, 10 rebounds and 6 assists.

Ellis disappeared from the PBA after being traded to Blackwater with Dave Marcelo in exchange for Art dela Cruz and Raymond Aguilar in August 2017.

He never had a chance to suit up for the Elite after he suffers from acute renal issue before being relegated to the team’s reserve list. The team eventually released him.