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Painters deal Jeff Chan to Phoenix for Borboran, 2017 pick
Jeff Chan | File Photo/PBA Images
MANILA, Philippines — The Rain Or Shine Elasto Painters will trade Jeff Chan to the Phoenix Fuel Masters.
Chan is headed to Phoenix in exchange for Mark Borboran and the Fuel Masters’ first round pick in the 2017 rookie draft.
The former Far Eastern University standout was drafted by the Barako Bull Energy Boosters in 2008.
He transferred to Rain or Shine after a season where he won two championships and a Finals MVP award, playing seven seasons for the team.
Borboran, meanwhile, was part of the University of the East squad that swept the elimination round of the UAAP in 2007.
He was drafted by the Alaska Aces in 2008. He will play in a team loaded with standout wingmen like James Yap and Gabe Norwood.