MERALCO import Suleiman Braimoh underwent surgery on Tuesday after suffering a torn Achilles two days ago.
Bolts coach Luigi Trillo confirmed the health situation of the 34-year-old Nigerian-American.
The injury to Braimoh dampened a fast start for Meralco which currently shares third place with Barangay Ginebra on 4-1 slates.
The latest of those victories, a 97-94 thriller over NLEX, though came at a high price as Braimoh went down with the injury in the final 3:50 of the game at the Philsports Arena.
Braimoh, who is expected to be out for a year, finished with 38 points and 14 rebounds in his final game with the Bolts.2023-12-05T06:14:41Z dg43tfdfdgfd