Monday, June 11, 2012

DEADLINES SET FOR 2012 PBA ROOKIE DRAFT ON AUG. 19


Credits: PBA.ph
Anthony Davis of PBA?


For PBA rookie hopefuls, the big day is August 19 as the league holds the 2012 PBA Rookie Draft at Robinson’s Midtown Manila. 

But first, they’ll have to note some important dates on their calendar.

The Commissioner’s Office has set July 6 as the deadline for Fil-foreign hopefuls to file their applications and submit all the documentary requirements. Homegrown talents have until August 3 to
turn in their applications.

July 10 is the last day of the issuance of preliminary list of prospective Fil-foreign draftees to the teams, which will also have the period of July 11 to Aug. 2 to contest the eligibility of any
applicant.

Rookie applicants go through biometrics on Aug. 15, a day before the final list of candidates forthe draft is released.

The league expects another good yield of young talents for the 2012-13 PBA season.

Last Year's draft was a very successful one with the influx of smart gilas players. Casio grabbed the top seat followed by Paul Lee, Mario Lassiter and Chris Lutz. 

This year's draft is also very deep but this time in Forward Position. Junmar Fajardo will be leading the the Rookie Draft followed by PBA D-League MVP Clifford Hodge,Chris Ellis, Vic Manuel, and Calvin Abueva. 

The Draft will be stack up to second round with the quality of talents that might join the pool. 


Here are some of the names that might apply for the draft: 
my Mock Draft here: 
http://yourthecatcher.blogspot.com/2012/05/pba-2012-mock-draft-version-20.html

1. Junmar Fajardo
2. Calvin Abueva
3. Clifford Hodge
4. Chris Ellis
5. Vic Manuel
6. Aldrech Ramos
7.Alex Mallari
8.Keith Jensen
9. Jason Deutchman
10. Kelly Nabong
11. Dave Marcelo 
12. Mangahas, Allan
13. Buensuceso Jr, Virgil 
14. Lester Alvarez
15. Mandani, A.J
16. Garvo Lanete
17. Arce, Junar
18. JR Cawaling
19. Paul Sanga
20. Padilla, Alvin
21. Jordan Sanvictores
22. Emman Monfort
23. Christopher Exciminiano




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