MISS Universe Philippines 2016 Maxine Medina will be the muse of the Basilan Steel, one of the expansion teams from the Visayas and Mindanao, in the coming Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League season.
Head coach Joseph Romarate confirmed the news to FOX Sports Philippines in an online interview.
“As per our team manager, Maxine Medina will be our muse,” wrote Romarate.
Basilan is one among the expansion teams expected to make its presence felt in the prolonged season in the MPBL.
The team has acquired several ex-pros and a mixture of top amateur players. Among the notable players going to play for the Steel are ex-PBA players Jojo Tangkay and Dennis Daa, who both played for the Sta. Lucia Realtors, Tata Bautista, Mark Ababon, former Parañaque Patriot Jonathan Belorio, and Dino Daa among others.