2018 PBA Draft: CJ Perez, Ray Parks, Robert Bolick lead 48 hopefuls

first_imgView comments ‘Mia’: Rom-com with a cause a career-boosting showcase for Coleen Garcia Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next After winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folk Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Columbian Dyip, who own the rights to the top overall pick, had already bared their intention to select Perez as No. 1.Perez led the Lyceum Pirates to back-to-back trips to the NCAA Finals.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissParks and Bolick, however, may have something to say about that as their accolades speak for themselves.The 25-year-old Parks may be a rookie but his experience would say otherwise as a member of Alab Pilipinas in the Asean Basketball League where he’s already won a title and two local MVP awards. Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? MOST READ Bolick, meanwhile, has the unquestioned championship pedigree as an instrumental part of the San Beda Red Lions’ three-peat in the NCAA.The 23-year-old Bolick and Mocon led the Red Lions’ NCAA Finals sweep of Perez and the Pirates in 2017 and 2018.Other notable names who also applied for the draft are Matt Salem, Trevis Jackson, Tey Teodoro, Michael Calisaan, JP Calvo, Robbie Manalang, CJ Isit, Kyles Lao and Diego Dario.Desiderio and Dario, who are coming off a UAAP Finals run with University of the Philippines, were the last two players to apply for the draft.Desiderio played a vital role in propelling UP to its first UAAP Finals appearance in 32 years.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Loss to Mei Yamaguchi, ‘great learning experience’ for Jomary Torres Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum Robert Bolick celebrates after San Beda completed another three-peat. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netCJ Perez, Ray Parks and Robert Bolick are tipped to be the first three picks out of the 48 aspirants in the coming 2018 PBA Rookie Draft.Joining the three are the likes of Javee Mocon, Bong Quinto and Paul Desiderio and Abu Tratter who are also expected to be picked early in the draft set on Saturday at Robinson’s Place Manila.ADVERTISEMENT No.13 lucky for Orlando Bloomlast_img