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NLEX signs ex-Magnolia import Tony Mitchell for Comms’ Cup


By Miles Morales

The NLEX Road Warriors have already set their attention for the upcoming 2019 PBA Commissioner’s Cup, signing former Magnolia Hotshots import Tony Mitchell as their reinforcement.

NLEX’s official Twitter account announced the signing, Tuesday afternoon.

Mitchell, who stands at 6-foot-8, is a tried and tested reinforcement, leading the Hotshots to a semifinals run in the 2017 Commissioner’s Cup.

This time around, the Road Warriors are hoping for a prolific campaign for as they changed imports thrice that led to a disappointing 2-9 campaign in the last edition of the mid-season tournament.

Mitchell, a native of Milwaukee, Wisconsin averaged 21.3 points, 14.4 rebounds, and 2.9 blocks per game during his stint with the Hotshots.