The "Sol Train" Sol Mercado of Barangay Ginebra joins Staying MAJOR for its 20th episode. Sol was the 5th pick in the 2008 PBA Draft. Since then, Sol was an All-Rookie team member, a 2x PBA All-Star and a recent PBA Champion. Sol has led the league in scoring and assists during his PBA career. He has also represented the Philippines in the 2013 Jones Cup. After playing for 5 teams in his first 7 years in the league, Sol has found a home with the league's most popular team, Barangay Ginebra. He has been a pillar in their resurgence, helping Ginebra win the 2016 PBA Governor's Cup and also in getting them back to the Finals of the Philippine Cup.
In this episode, Sol talks about the recently concluded Philippine Cup, before going into his background on how he got to the Philippines. Mercado later discusses his well-traveled career, before eventually settling in with the Ginebra Kings. Before taking Twitter questions, Sol talks about some of his coaches and teammates at Ginebra and the potential he see's in their team. Him and host, Eric Menk also take the time to talk a little NBA (the Sacramento Kings & the MVP race). You can follow Sol at the following social media handles: Twitter & Instagram @M3rcMyWords
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