IN PHOTOS: Renaldo Balkman comes up big in his Alab Pilipinas debut
IN PHOTOS: Renaldo Balkman comes up big in his Alab Pilipinas debut
Balkmans shows what he is capable of in Alab's victory over the Dragons

MANILA, Philippines – Renaldo Balkman began his campaign to rehab his image in the Philippines and be ‘the best role model‘ he can be, helping the Tanduay Alab Pilipinas earn a victory on Wednesday, January 3 at the Filoil Flying V Arena. 

Balkman tallied 17 points behind Justin Brownlee’s 29 points in their debuts as Alab’s 3-game losing streak came to an end with a 90-79 victory over the Westports Malaysia Dragons in their first meeting in the ASEAN Basketball League. 

Here are some photos of Balkman’s first game back in the Philippines: 

17 POINTS. Balkman puts up double digits in his first game back in the Philippines. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

SLAM. Balkman shows the crowd why he is one of the prized recruits of Alab Pilipinas. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

PEACE. After his incident in the PBA, Balkman has gone on with his basketball career in peace. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

TURNAROUND. The inclusion of Balkman and Brownlee strengthens Alab Pilipinas' hopes of advancing to the playoffs this season. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler


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