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After a two-year hiatus from playing full-time, Leo Avenido is set to return to mainstream basketball, as he is penciled in to be both player and head coach of PBA D-League neophytes Gamboa Coffee Lovers.

Avenido, 36, last played in the PBA during the 2015 Governors Cup for the KIA Carnival. The 6-foot-2 forward then went on a personal journey to find himself, according to a report from SPIN.ph.

The 15-year veteran also made the rounds in the ASEAN Basketball League, winning the league’s top honor during the 2011-12 season with the San Miguel Beermen.

Besides Avenido, the Coffee Lovers will have Marcy Arellano, Jens Knuttel, Val Acuna, Ken Acibar, Gino Jumao-as, Jett Vidal, Mark Sarangay, Jayson David, Storm Riva, Alvin Padilla, Abubakar Dadjilul, Mark Montuano, and Joemari Lacastesantos in its line-up.

Photo from PBA Media Bureau

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