first_imgMOST READ Catholic schools seek legislated pay hike, too Though, it was a brief first PBA stint, Barone said he still enjoyed the experience playing for Columbian.“It was great. The fans, everybody’s been really nice to me, everybody welcomed me. I just thank the fans, to everybody who were involved.”The 6-foot-10 Barone played for the Saigon Heat in the Asean Basketball League before joining Columbian and it appears the big man could likely end up returning to the ABL.“It’s always a possibility. Right now, I’m not sure whats happening. I liked it, I enjoyed when I was there in the ABL. Let’s wait and see what happens.”ADVERTISEMENT Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next “We played well tonight. Everybody’s moving the ball, everyone was shooting and we’re making shots. It’s fun what that happens, we usually win games when it happens too. Hopefully, they can continue playing that way,” Barone said after Columbian dumped NLEX, 120-105, Saturday night.“I just thank them for having me out here. Too bad we couldn’t play that way since I got here. It’s a young team, they’re learning as we go along just like I’m learning how they play. That’s the thing that showed tonight.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesSPORTSSingapore latest to raise issue on SEA Games food, logisticsBarone, who finished with 31 points, eight rebounds and three blocks, said he fully understands Columbian’s decision to let him go.“I wanted to ride it out but they made their decision and I respect their decision,” said Barone, who will be replaced by Lester Prosper. “I’m just gonna move on and I wish them the best of luck.” Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss DA eyes importing ‘galunggong’ anew Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting LATEST STORIES Ethel Booba twits Mocha over 2 toilets in one cubicle at SEA Games venuecenter_img PDEA chief backs Robredo in revealing ‘discoveries’ on drug war ‘Rebel attack’ no cause for concern-PNP, AFP PBA IMAGESMANILA, Philippines—Kyle Barone played his final game for Columbian, helping the Dyip post their first win in the 2019 PBA Commissioner’s Cup.He only wished the victory came much earlier.ADVERTISEMENT Cayetano: Senate, Drilon to be blamed for SEA Games mess View comments Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. No Mr. Nice guy: Buboy confident ruthless Pacquiao will show up vs Thurman Two-day strike in Bicol fails to cripple transportlast_img