Alex Cabagnot to miss few San Miguel games as he recovers from surgery
By Bong Lozada
January 4, 2019 at 6:22 pm

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MANILA, Philippines—San Miguel will start its bid for a fifth straight Philippine Cup with a shorthanded starting five.

Point guard Alex Cabagnot is set to sit out the Beermen’s first few games of the PBA 2019 season to allow his broken nose to get a full recovery after getting surgery in December.

Cabagnot suffered a broken nose in December of 2016 after getting hit by Meralco forward Cliff Hodge in an accidental collision.

“I have to get clearance from the surgeon, every two weeks they have to see if it’s healing correctly because they have to observe it,” said Cabagnot after San Miguel’s practice Wednesday at Acropolis Clubhouse.

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