THE freshman considered by his mentor as one of the greatest draft takes in PBA history is waiting with Meralco.
The Bolts ensured that by remunerating the sophomore gatekeeper Bong Qunito with a two-year contract reestablishment after a great season that saw him overachieve and turn into a key figure in Norman Black’s pivot.
Quinto, the former junior NCAA Rookie-MVP out of Letran, was recently reserved for only a one-season bargain after his worth dropped on draft day when he wasn’t chosen in the first round of the youngster class of 2018.
Averaging a triple twofold in his last season with the Knights, he was an anticipated first-round pick in the draft, however neglected to hear his name until the second round at No. 14.
It was Meralco agent mentor Ronnie Magsanoc who paid heed to Quinto’s accessibility that the group lost no time in tapping his administrations.
Quinto demonstrated his worth to the Bolts that soon enough, he was at that point a piece of Black’s beginning turn particularly in the season-finishing Governors Cup where he assumed a key job in the group arriving at the gathering finals against Barangay Ginebra.
The marking of the 6-foot-1 gatekeeper is the most recent in Meralco’s transition to bring back the group’s major core for the coming season.
Additionally getting another arrangement from the Bolts on Tuesday was held partner Jammer Jamito, who got a crisp one-year contract.
As yet haggling for new agreements are Allein Maliksi and Anjo Caram.