On December 20th, HIROSHIMA DRAGONFLIES have announced that they have reached to a mutual agreement to cancel Justine Baltazar's contact with the team.
Baltazar has released a comment through the team, 「To all the fans, thank you for supporting me and the whole Hiroshima Dragonflies team. Thank you for cheering me on since day one. You will forever have a special place in my heart. I hope you’ll still support me and the rest of the team. God bless us all. Thank you very much!」
He will also not participate in the B.LEAGUE ASIA RISING STAR GAME on January 13th which is a game that will take place for the first time during the B.LEAGUE ALL-STAR GAME in Mito. There will be no replacement announced at this time.
Baltazar has played in eight games this season with the DRAGONFLIES for a total of 13:36 minutes and recorded 2 points, 1 rebound, 1 assist and a steal.