Philippine basketball

PBA to start accepting rookie applications

Delfin Dioquino
PBA to start accepting rookie applications

TOP PICK. Roosevelt Adams topped the previous PBA draft.

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PBA rookie aspirants have until the last week of January to submit their applications

The process for the next PBA draft begins as the league starts to accept applicants on Monday, December 7.

Rookie aspirants have until the last week of January to submit their applications, with the PBA planning to hold the draft on March 14.

PBA commissioner Willie Marcial said the league will not require hopefuls to have a stint in the D-League considering its season got halted by the coronavirus pandemic.

Among the top prospects in the draft are Jamie Malonzo, Joshua Munzon, Alvin Pasaol, and Santi Santillan, to name a few.

The PBA eyes to kick off its 46th season in April. – Rappler.com

Delfin Dioquino

Delfin Dioquino dreamt of being a PBA player, but he did not have the skills to make it. So he pursued the next best thing to being an athlete – to write about them. He took up journalism at the University of Santo Tomas and joined Rappler as soon as he graduated in 2017.