The former San Beda Red Lion formally applied for the rookie selection on Monday, ending his long career in the amateurs which saw him top the PBA D-League in points.
Lanete, 26, is the younger brother of Barako Bull guard Chico Lanete.
The 6-foot-2 swingman played with the Red Lions from 2007 to 2012, where he won four NCAA titles....
All three passed their applications at the PBA Office in Libis on Monday afternoon, adding more star power to the already talented rookie pool.
Rosario steered the NU Bulldogs to the UAAP championship last year and has been pegged as one of the most sought after big men in this batch....
While two-time UAAP MVP Bobby Ray Parks is busy keeping his NBA dream alive, San Miguel Beer import Arizona Reid said the other day two PBA players who could make it to the world’s No. 1 professional league are his teammate JuneMar Fajardo and Globalport guard Stanley Pringle.
“Baby Shaq is what I call JuneMar,” said Reid. “He’s 6-10, maybe weighs 300 pounds. That guy can move, shoot and score. I think he could play in the NBA. As for small guys, I’d choose Pringle. I really like his skill set. He’s quick and tough. He gets off his shot quick. He could play in the NBA, too.” Even as he singled out Fajardo and Pringle as NBA prospects, Reid said the toughest player he’s ever defended in the PBA is Talk ‘N’ Text’s Ranidel de Ocampo.
Reid said during the recent PBA Governors Cup, playing in the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas wasn’t on his mind. Neither did he consider making himself available for the Korean Basketball League (KBL) draft that was held at the Palms Grand Ballroom in Las Vegas last week....
The veteran coach, who was formally named as Barangay Ginebra's newest mentor on Thursday, talked about Ray Parks in particular as curious reporters asked about the Fil-Am hopeful's stint with the Dallas Mavericks.
Surprisingly, Cone also mentioned one player who did not even set foot in the United States - PBA's back-to-back Most Valuable Player June Mar Fajardo....
During the meet and greet with San Miguel Beermen fans yesterday at the Robinson's Galleria in Pasig City, head coach Leo Austria sat next to the Philippine Basketball Association's reigning back-to-back Most Valuable Player June Mar Fajardo. When a fan was given a chance to ask Austria a question, she asked if Fajardo could continue his dominance in the league.
"JuneMar," said Austria. "We haven't even seen his best."
The crowd roared....
|Team History (Last 10 Conferences)|
|2014-2015 Governors' Cup||16||5||0.762||Champions|
|2014-2015 Commissioners' Cup||4||7||0.364||9th|
|2014-2015 Philippine Cup||17||5||0.773||Champion|
|2013-2014 Governors' Cup||5||5||0.500||5th|
|2013-2014 Commissioners' Cup||7||4||0.636||5th|
|2013-2014 Philippine Cup||13||8||0.619||4th|
|2012-2013 Governors' Cup||15||6||0.714||Runner-up|
|2012-2013 Commissioners' Cup||8||8||0.500||6th|
|2012-2013 Philippine Cup||6||9||0.400||7th|
|2011-2012 Governors' Cup||6||8||0.429||5th|