Chris Tiu says time to move on, signs off from basketball

Camille B. Naredo, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Jan 08 2019 12:37 PM

MANILA, Philippines — Rain or Shine guard Chris Tiu has formally announced his retirement from basketball.

In a tweet, Tiu announced that it was time for him to move on from the sport.

“It’s now time to move on. My heart is full. #17 signing off,” said Tiu, who was drafted by Rain or Shine in 2012 and spent his entire professional career with the franchise.

Tiu was a former PBA three-point shootout champion who also helped the Elasto Painters win the 2016 PBA Commissioner’s Cup title.

In his final conference with Rain or Shine, he averaged 8.9 points, 2.6 assists, and 1.9 rebounds per game.

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