Molten and the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League and Molten are now partners in promoting regional caging throughout the country.
MPBL Commissioner Kenneth Duremdes and Sonak Corporation president and CEO Anil Buxani signed the partnership agreement recently and it will be effective starting May 25 in the ongoing MPBL fourth season.
Under the terms of the agreement, Molten, which is solely distributed by Sonak Corporation in the Philippines, will be the “Official Ball Partner and Sports Equipment Supplier” of the MPBL.
As such, Molten will be used as the MPBL’s official game ball up to May 25, 2024.
Apart from the league itself, Sonak will also support the MPBL’s grassroots program as well as other undertakings that would be beneficial to both parties.
After taking a break in deference to the national elections, the MPBL will resume its fourth season with another doubleheader on Monday, May 16, at the FilOil Flying V Centre in San Juan.
Debuting teams Bataan and General Santos City will clash at 7 p.m. to be followed by the Bacolod-Imus tussle at 9 p.m.
The MPBL returns to the Batangas City Coliseum on Tuesday, May 17, with Makati battling Mindoro at 7 p.m. and Pasig tackling Batangas at 9 p.m.