Troy Rosario in the mix to be No. 1 pick? ‘There are only two quality big guys,’ says Talk ‘N Text’s Uichico
The Commissioner’s Cup champions hold the No. 1 overall selection in the draft and will have their pick from the crop of talents looking to break into the pros.
“It wouldn’t take a genius to figure out who we need and it’s obvious we need a big guy,” head coach Jong Uichico told InterAksyon.com in a telephone interview.
“There are only two quality big guys we see out there and that’s Troy Rosario and Moala Tautuaa.”...
Hapee Toothpaste fell short in its bid of winning a back-to-back championship in the PBA D-League, but Lamoiyan Corporation CEO and president Dr. Cecilio Pedro won’t be discouraged from joining the PBA ranks next season.
That dream, Pedro stressed, stays on.
“The letter of intent is already done and we are going to submit it in to the PBA office as soon as possible,” said Pedro....
MANILA, Philippines – National University coach Eric Altamirano is convinced that top rookie prospect Jeth Troy Rosario has all the attributes to become a dominant big man in the PBA someday.
But before looking far too ahead, the veteran mentor offered some words of advice to the former Bulldogs top slotman just before he makes the expected jump to the PBA – bulk up and be mentally tough.
“Si Troy, masipag iyan, hard worker saka mataas ang basketball I.Q. In fact, never nag-day off iyan sa practice,” Altamirano confided to Philstar.com over the weekend....
I KNOW of at least three prominent local coaches who are eagerly monitoring the progress of Fil-Am Bobby Ray Parks’ campaign to play in the NBA.
They are Eric Altamirano, Parks’ coach at National University in the UAAP, Boyet Fernandez, his coach at NLEX in the PBA’s D-League, and Meralco head coach Norman Black, who was a very close friend of his late father Bobby.
Like Norman, Bobby was a resident import of the PBA for a long time, and both got married to local girls....
It looks like San Miguel’s June Mar Fajardo is holding onto the PBA MVP trophy.
Fajardo is poised to become the first back-to-back MVP in 14 years since Danny Ildefonso.
Ildefonso, Fajardo’s mentor, was back-to-back MVP in 2001....
|Team History (Last 10 Conferences)|
|2014-2015 Governors' Cup||5||6||0.455||10th|
|2014-2015 Commissioners' Cup||16||7||0.696||Champions|
|2014-2015 Philippine Cup||10||7||0.588||4th|
|2013-2014 Governors' Cup||10||5||0.667||3rd|
|2013-2014 Commissioners' Cup||14||3||0.824||Runner-up|
|2013-2014 Philippine Cup||9||8||0.529||5th|
|2012-2013 Governors' Cup||3||7||0.300||9th|
|2012-2013 Commissioners' Cup||11||10||0.524||4th|
|2012-2013 Philippine Cup||21||4||0.840||Champions|
|2011-2012 Governors' Cup||8||6||0.571||4th|