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TNT ships Jericho Cruz to NLEX in three-team trade

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Jericho Cruz joins the Road Warriors (3:10)

Jericho Cruz is excited to join the NLEX Road Warriors. Cruz was part of a three-team trade. (3:10)

The TNT KaTropa have agreed to send guard Jericho Cruz to the NLEX Road Warriors as part of a multiple-team deal approved by the PBA on Monday.

Cruz will be shipped to the Road Warriors, along with a 2020 second-round pick from San Miguel. TNT will receive Marion Magat and NorthPort's second-round picks for 2021 and 2022.

NorthPort, meanwhile, will acquire Mike Miranda, a 2019 second-round pick from the Phoenix Pulse Fuel Masters and a 2020 second-round pick from the Columbian Dyip.

Cruz will be reunited with former mentor Yeng Guiao, whom he played for at Rain or Shine from 2014-18.

"I expect he'd be excited to play. He brings a lot of veteran poise in him. He's a dynamic player who can create his own shot and penetrate-that's what we need. His excitement is something I look forward to him showing on the court," assistant coach Jojo Lastimosa said in a statement posted on the NLEX Twitter account.

Cruz has not played for the KaTropa for three months after being placed on the restricted free agent list.