Expansion team Kia Kamao coach Manny Pacquiao disclosed on Friday that he will be among the picks in the PBA Draft in August.
Pacquiao made the PBA Draft revelation in General Santos City shortly after two communist guerilla fighters surrendered to him in his capacity as the lone Representative in Congress of the province of Sarangani.
At 34 years old, Pacquiao would be the oldest draft pick this year and ever.
This year’s draft is slated for August 24 at the Robinson’s Midtown Manila mall. ...
MANILA, Philippines – Boxing icon Manny Pacquiao has signified his intention to join the PBA Draft this August.
This is on top of already being head coach for Kia Motors, one of the new franchises set to join the country’s premier professional basketball league.
Pacquiao made the declaration during the opening of the PLDT-ABAP National Open Championship in Digos City, wherein the fighting congressman was the keynote speaker and guest of honor....
MANILA, Philippines — Talented Filipino-American point guards Stanley Pringle and Chris Banchero beat the deadline for foreign applicants with Filipino roots in the PBA Draft and loom as the top choices for the No. 1 pick when the league chooses its new set of rookies on Aug. 19.
After seeing action with different teams in the Asean Basketball League, Pringle and Banchero now seek to take their acts to the PBA and both looked worthy of being tabbed first overall by the Globalport Batang Pier.
Pringle, the former Penn State standout, and Banchero, the ex-Seattle Pacific University starter, have the most glowing credentials among a handful of aspirants as registration for players with foreign blood closes Monday....
Despite practically being a kid among the big boys, Alas showed off his skills in the tuneup and left everyone impressed, particularly Gilas Pilipinas teammate LA Tenorio, who thinks the cadet is more than ready to move up to the pros.
“Parang hindi rookie ito. Palagay ko hinog na hinog na siya,” Tenorio told InterAksyon.com in a telephone interview....
Fajardo averaged 16.2 points and a league-leading 14.2 rebounds to become the second member of the San Miguel Beer franchise to win the PBA's top honor in as many years. Last season, Arwind Santos won MVP as part of the team then known as the Petron Blaze Boosters.
After receiving his award, Fajardo paid tribute to school officials, coaches, and teammates from University of Cebu....
|Team History (Last 10 Conferences)|
|2013-2014 Governors' Cup||5||5||0.500||6th|
|2013-2014 Commissioners' Cup||3||7||0.300||8th|
|2013-2014 Philippine Cup||15||8||0.652||3rd|
|2012-2013 Governors' Cup||4||7||0.364||8th|
|2012-2013 Commissioners' Cup||12||12||0.500||Runner-up|
|2012-2013 Philippine Cup||8||9||0.471||6th|
|2011-2012 Governors' Cup||9||6||0.600||3rd|
|2011-2012 Commissioners' Cup||8||6||0.571||3rd|
|2011-2012 Philippine Cup||9||7||0.562||6th|
|2010-2011 Governors' Cup||8||5||0.615||4th|