MANILA, Philippines – Aside from the Gilas Pilipinas special draftees, a fresh batch of rookies will enter the PBA through the regular 2016 PBA Rookie Draft.
There will be 41 other players vying for a spot in the pro league on top of the 12 Gilas cadets. The regular draft will take place after the special draft for the cadets happening on Sunday, October 30 at Robinsons Ermita.
Barring a last-minute change of mind, Raffy Banal will reportedly go to Blackwater as the top pick. Also expected to go early are guys like Gelo Alolino and Chris Javier.
See the full list below: