Dwight Ramos keen to prove his worth in the Japanese B. League


Although he has played for the Philippine Men’s National Basketball Team for the past year or so, all-round winger Dwight Ramos is excited to take his game to the next level and become one of the real stars of the game. basketball of the country.

He gets the shot after the 6-foot-4 goaltender signed up to play for the Toyama Grouses in Japan’s professional basketball league, the B. League. Playing a few games for Ateneo but above all, for Gilas since arriving in the country, Ramos is eager to spread his wings and represent the country in the land of the rising sun.

“Every time I go there I feel like I have to prove myself,” Ramos said during his appearance on The Game. “I only played a few games for Gilas and I couldn’t play in the UAAP.

“I’m still relatively new to the Philippine basketball scene. I hope this year I will consolidate my name in the Philippines, ”he added.

Ramos was supposed to play for Ateneo in the UAAP, but that plan was scrapped due to uncertainty surrounding the league’s future caused by the global health crisis. Pressed to make a decision regarding his fledgling basketball career, Ramos chose to go to Japan.

“I really need to keep playing because it’s really hard to play in the gym,” said Ramos. “I can’t wait to get there – consistent practices and games. This is what I was looking for.

“Then I found a good team, one of the best teams in the B.League. They wanted me so that’s how it all turned out, ”Ramos continued.

With several Filipino stars and Gilas led by Kiefer and Thirdy Ravena, Juan and Javi Gomez from Liano and Bobby Ray Parks also playing in the B.League, Ramos has revealed he’s thrilled to play against them all.

“I’m really excited. Some of them I haven’t played against and I haven’t really played with that much,” he said. “So I’m really excited to play against them and to see them there, I think it’s going to be really exciting for all of us. (JNP)

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