Monday, August 29, 2011

PBA Rookie Draft 1st round recap

Manila - The first round of the 2011 PBA Rookie Draft has concluded. And there was no surprise who the top pick is.
JV Casio, who currently with the Smart Gilas, was selected first by the Powerade Tigers. Paul Lee, who played recently for the PBA Developmental League, was picked second overall by the Rain or Shine. His selection is a positive result of the PBA D-League program. The third overall selected is Chris Lutz, from Smart Gilas and played college basketball in Marshall University in the US. Petron was able to pick as high as third via trade with __ they gave up Mick Pennisi and Sunday Salvacion to strengthen their shooting guard position.

Here is the result of the rest of the first round.
4th pick by Powerade Tigers -                                  Marcio Lassiter [ Smart Gilas / Cal-State Fullerton ]
5th pick by Clickers -                         Mark Barroca [ Smart Gilas / FEU ]
6th pick by Alaska Aces -                                        Mac Baracael [ Smart Gilas / FEU ]
7th pick by Meralco Bolts -                                      Jason Ballesteros [ Smart Gilas / San Sebastian College]
8th pick by Petron Blaze Boosters -                          Allein Maliksi
9th pick by Brgy.Ginebra Kings -                              Reil Cervantes [ FEU ]
10th pick by Barako Bull -                                        Dylan Ababou [ Smart Gilas / UST ]

1. Magi Sison, Shopinas
2. Pamboy Raymundo, Talk ‘N Text
3. Eric Salamat, Alaska
4. Julius Pasculado, Alaska
5. Ariel Mepana, Alaska
6. Brian Ilad, B-MEG
7. Gilbert Bulawan, Meralco
8. James Martinez, Barangay Ginebra
9. Ken Acibar, Barako Bull
10. Paul John Sorongon, Barako Bull
11. John Marc Agustin, Powerade

1. Mark Cagoco, Shopinas
2.Filemon Fernandez, Petron Blaze

(All other teams passed)

1. Gerald Lapuz, Petron Blaze

(Shopinas passed)

(Petron passed)

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