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Dark Knight
07-10-2007, 09:29 PM
FEU - Gerard Jones

NU - Alfie Grijaldo

UE - Arnold Booker

UST - Marvin Ortiguerra

DLSU - Alvin Magpantay, Dino Aldeguer

ADMU - Danny Francisco

AdU -

UP - Mike Bravo

AnthonyServinio
07-10-2007, 09:51 PM
FEU - Gerard Jones

NU - Alfie Grijaldo

UE - Arnold Booker

UST - Marvin Ortiguerra

DLSU - Alvin Magpantay, Dino Aldeguer

ADMU - Danny Francisco

AdU -

UP - Mike Bravo

* * *Marvin Ortiguerra has seen action for FedEx and Santa Lucia.

* * *Mike Bravo had a brief stint with Air 21.

* * *Alvin Magpantay played a couple of games for Tanduay.

* * *Dino Aldeguer played a season or two for Alaska Milk.* He also had one season of pro ball with the MBA's RCPI Negros Slashers in 2002.

* * *Gerard Jones, Alfie Grijaldo and Arnold Booker are all Rookie Free Agents having gone undrafted when they applied for past PBA Rookie Drafts.

Mel
07-10-2007, 10:28 PM
Nestor Echano and Arnold Padaong
Teddy Monasterio
Gee Abanilla
Henry Ong
Rommel David
Edwin Manabat
Cali John Orfrecio
BJ Manalo - given Larry Fonacier
Andrew Cruz - given Magnum Membrere

NYPinoy
07-10-2007, 10:34 PM
Lito Vergara
Pat Aquino

RockLobster
07-10-2007, 10:35 PM
- Si Rommel David ba 'yung center from FEU? Didn't he see brief PBA action for Sta. Lucia?
- Si Gee Abanilla "made it to the PBA", not as a player though but as Red Bull assistant coach.
- BJ Manalo was part of one of the recent drafts, but I suppose he didn't get signed.
- Familiar nga 'yang ibang names, pero they didn't make it nga, or maybe chose not to, for one reason or another.

AnthonyServinio
07-10-2007, 10:43 PM
- Si Rommel David ba 'yung center from FEU? Didn't he see brief PBA action for Sta. Lucia?

* * *Rommel David was a guard from UST.* The center in question is FEU's Angelo "Long" David who played in the PBA for Santa Lucia, Talk 'N Text and Red Bull.

* * *Both Rommel and Long also saw pro ball action in the MBA -- Rommel for the Batangas Blades and San Juan Knights and Long for his hometown Pampanga Dragons.

bluewing
07-10-2007, 10:47 PM
ano nga ba nangyari kay edwin bacani?

AnthonyServinio
07-10-2007, 10:55 PM
ano nga ba nangyari kay edwin bacani?

After his UAAP and PBL stint, Edwin Bacani turned pro via the MBA's Cebu Gems in 1999. The following season in 2000 was a roller coaster ride that saw Bacani play for three teams (Socsargen, Surigao and Cagayan de Oro) due to a series of trades. He was left unsigned for the 2001 season as the MBA teams were suddenly reduced to eight from 14.

bluewing
07-10-2007, 11:12 PM
ano nga ba nangyari kay edwin bacani?

* * *After his UAAP and PBL stint, Edwin Bacani turned pro via the MBA's Cebu Gems in 1999.* The following season in 2000 was a roller coaster ride that saw Bacani play for three teams (Socsargen, Surigao and Cagayan de Oro) due to a series of trades.* He was left unsigned for the 2001 season as the MBA teams were suddenly reduced to eight from 14.



thanks, sir anthony. pero di ba parang nasa UAAP pa sya nung 2000 season?!? o nalilito lang ba ako? ???

Dark Knight
07-11-2007, 12:07 AM
ano nga ba nangyari kay edwin bacani?

* * *After his UAAP and PBL stint, Edwin Bacani turned pro via the MBA's Cebu Gems in 1999.* The following season in 2000 was a roller coaster ride that saw Bacani play for three teams (Socsargen, Surigao and Cagayan de Oro) due to a series of trades.* He was left unsigned for the 2001 season as the MBA teams were suddenly reduced to eight from 14.



thanks, sir anthony. pero di ba parang nasa UAAP pa sya nung 2000 season?!? o nalilito lang ba ako?* ???


Yup. 2000 is the last year of Bacani sa FEU when they faced La Salle at the finals. Kakampi nya si Rysal Castro, Celino Cruz and Mico Roldan.

Dark Knight
07-11-2007, 12:09 AM
FEU - Gerard Jones

NU - Alfie Grijaldo

UE - Arnold Booker

UST - Marvin Ortiguerra

DLSU - Alvin Magpantay, Dino Aldeguer

ADMU - Danny Francisco

AdU -

UP - Mike Bravo

* * *Marvin Ortiguerra has seen action for FedEx and Santa Lucia.

* * *Mike Bravo had a brief stint with Air 21.

* * *Alvin Magpantay played a couple of games for Tanduay.

* * *Dino Aldeguer played a season or two for Alaska Milk.* He also had one season of pro ball with the MBA's RCPI Negros Slashers in 2002.

* * *Gerard Jones, Alfie Grijaldo and Arnold Booker are all Rookie Free Agents having gone undrafted when they applied for past PBA Rookie Drafts.




Salamat po. Iba na ang insider. You're the man sir.

mighty_lion
07-11-2007, 02:28 AM
Jerome Paterno... I really feel bad for him not drafted last year. I think he is at a level competitive enough to play in the pro.

shyboy
07-11-2007, 06:58 AM
Jerome Paterno... I really feel bad for him not drafted last year. I think he is at a level competitive enough to play in the pro.


Jerome Paterno didn't play in the UAAP.

shyboy
07-11-2007, 07:01 AM
ano nga ba nangyari kay edwin bacani?

* * *After his UAAP and PBL stint, Edwin Bacani turned pro via the MBA's Cebu Gems in 1999.* The following season in 2000 was a roller coaster ride that saw Bacani play for three teams (Socsargen, Surigao and Cagayan de Oro) due to a series of trades.* He was left unsigned for the 2001 season as the MBA teams were suddenly reduced to eight from 14.


I think Edwin Bacani got to play in the PBA for Shell. I remember he and Rainier Sison were the designated shooters for the Turbochargers.

shyboy
07-11-2007, 07:08 AM
Dominic Uy
Adi Papa
Jerwin Gaco
Tyrone Bautista
Lincoln Lim
Jonas Mariano (hmmm... did Jonas play a few games for Ginebra?)

greencm
07-11-2007, 09:24 AM
I don't think Jonas ever stepped foot in the PBA. As for Jerwin, it's unfair to say he'll NEVER may it to the PBA at this point. In my opinion, he's by far a better player than Mike Gavino

greencm
07-11-2007, 09:25 AM
I don't think Jonas ever stepped foot in the PBA. As for Jerwin, it's unfair to say he'll NEVER make it to the PBA at this point. *In my opinion, he's by far a better *player than Mike Gavino. But I'm also not saying both were GREAT UAAP players to begin with

MrGotti
07-11-2007, 09:43 AM
Len Mumar

Jet Nieto

Ryan Pamintuan

Wang-Bu
07-11-2007, 09:56 AM
I don't think Jonas ever stepped foot in the PBA. As for Jerwin, it's unfair to say he'll NEVER make it to the PBA at this point. *In my opinion, he's by far a better *player than Mike Gavino.* But I'm also not saying both were GREAT UAAP players to begin with


Sa pagkakaalala ko si Jonas Mariano ay na-lineup ng Ginebra nuon yatang 1993 o 1994, kasabay niya sa draft na iyon ang isa pang sikat na UAAP player na hindi na sunikat sa PBA, si Renato Cabaluna ng UST. Ang kasabayan yata ng dalawang ito si Noli Locsin, so malamang 1993 na nga ito. Nakita kong pinasok si Mariano at si Cabaluna ng ilang laro ng Ginebra ngunit matapos ang isang season naglaho na sila.

Si Edwin Bacani nakalaro para sa Shell, ganun din si Rainier Sison. Si Andrew Cruz hindi ko lang sigurado pero parang na-lineup siya para sa isa sa mga San Miguel teams, hindi ko lang maalala kung saan eksakto. Malakas naman kasi ang Ateneo sa lahat ng pinakamalalaking korporasyon kaya hindi na mahirap na ipakiusap na ma-draft at ma-lineup ng kahit isang conference man lang ang mga naging player nila, maging "great" man ang mga nasabing player o hindi.

Sa UE naalala ko ang isang sentro na lahing Pakistani na si Omar Ali Liban. Ang sabi sa amin nung panahon na iyon FILIPINO citizen daw si Omar, may lahing Pakistani nga lang. Ewan kung sumubok man lang siyang mag-PBA. Nung panahon kasing iyon BS Bio ang kinukuha niya at ninais niyang mag-doctor. Alam ko naka-dalawa o talong sem din siya sa UERM pero wala na kong balita sa kanya. Isa pang sikat na taga-UE na hindi mo maalala kung nakatungtong man lang sa PBA ay si Gerald Ortega, na tinaguriang "Braveheart" player ng PBL nung nasa Chowking siya, ganun din ang nakababatang utol ni Braulio Lim na si Dennis Lim.

Sa UST naman naalala ko sina Jeff Valeriano at Gelo Velasco, magugulang at sigang maglaro na incredibly matalino ding maglaro, ewan ko lang kung na-draft man lang sila sa PBA, ganun din 'yung shooter pang isa na ang apelyido ay Tengco.

May konting confusion lang ako: alam ko magkaibang tao sina MON Castro at ALVIN Castro. Sino ba sa kanilang sumikat kahit papano sa UAAP at sino naman sa kanila ang HINDI nakatungtong sa PBA?

JonarSabilano
07-11-2007, 10:07 AM
May konting confusion lang ako: alam ko magkaibang tao sina MON Castro at ALVIN Castro. Sino ba sa kanilang sumikat kahit papano sa UAAP at sino naman sa kanila ang HINDI nakatungtong sa PBA?


Si Alvin Castro, na-draft ng San Miguel noong 2001/2002 yata.

Rektikano
07-11-2007, 10:12 AM
Sir Wangbu,

Si Alvin Castro ay naglaro sa La Salle para sa UAAP simula 1998 hanggang 2000. Ngunit 1997 pa lang naka enrol na siya at nag serve ng kanyang residency at kung hindi ako nagkakamali ay nakapaglaro sa mga minor leagues katulad ng NCRAA at iba pa nung taong yon.

Si Alvin ay isang napakahusay na pure shooter. Matangkad siya sa kanyang height na 6'3" bilang isang shooter. Ang kamalasan lang niya nung nasa La Salle siya ay kasabay pa niya ang isang pang magaling na shooter na si Ren Ren Ritualo. Bilang talaga ang playing time ni Alvin bilang back up ni Ren Ren. Naipakita ni Alvin ang kanyang kakayahan noong 2000 ng mainjure si Ren Ren at nawala ng 6 na laro. Sa mga larong iyon, naging starter si Alvin at kumana ng husto para sa La Salle. May mga larong umiskor siya ng mahigit 20+ na puntos.

Problema lang kay Alvin ay hindi siya athletic, medyo mabagal ang lateral movements at mahina sa dribble. Na draft naman siya sa PBA at naglaro para sa Alaska at San Miguel. Isang role player ang naging papel niya sa PBA.

Rektikano
07-11-2007, 10:21 AM
Dominic Uy
Adi Papa
Jerwin Gaco
Tyrone Bautista
Lincoln Lim
Jonas Mariano (hmmm... did Jonas play a few games for Ginebra?)





I don't think Lincoln Lim was a great UAAP player. He played only 2 seasons for La Salle (1988 and 1989). He was the starting shooting guard for La Salle in 1988 vis a vis point guard Dindo Pumaren. In 1989, he sort of came off the bench. He was a great player though in the Tiong Lian League coming out of Chiang Kai Shek College. His battles there with Uno High's Paul Du were really something else. In 1990, with La Salle's deep bench, he opted to concentrate on his studies instead.

RockLobster
07-11-2007, 11:10 AM
Rommel David was a guard from UST.* The center in question is FEU's Angelo "Long" David who played in the PBA for Santa Lucia, Talk 'N Text and Red Bull.

Both Rommel and Long also saw pro ball action in the MBA--Rommel for the Batangas Blades and San Juan Knights and Long for his hometown Pampanga Dragons.

Ah, si Long David pala yun. Appreciate the correction! :)

BigBlue
07-11-2007, 11:32 AM
Jeff Napa! doesnt he hold some sort of record in the UAAP for the most number of three's in a game?

shyboy
07-11-2007, 12:50 PM
I don't think Lincoln Lim was a great UAAP player. He played only 2 seasons for La Salle (1988 and 1989). He was the starting shooting guard for La Salle in 1988 vis a vis point guard Dindo Pumaren. In 1989, he sort of came off the bench. He was a great player though in the Tiong Lian League coming out of Chiang Kai Shek College. His battles there with Uno High's Paul Du were really something else. In 1990, with La Salle's deep bench, he opted to concentrate on his studies instead.


Yeah, maybe not too great a player during his days pero I remember Lincoln Lim to be very reliable whenever he was brought in. He's very muscular and seems like a bigger version of the current TY in terms of built. Sayang nga he just played for two years for DLSU.

pio_valenz
07-11-2007, 01:27 PM
Joey Mendoza of UP. Excellent power forward. Sayang he injured his knee while serving the national team in 1987 and he was never the same after that. I think he's now with John Flores' staff coaching the Lady Eagles.

nash_bedista
07-11-2007, 01:38 PM
alam ko rin kakampi ni Edwin Bacani that time si Leo Avenido. Pero Last year na ni Edwin un,

Dark Knight
07-11-2007, 01:53 PM
I remember Alvin Castro. nasa Alaska yata sya ngayon. Yung Mon Castro, never heard of him. Ang kilala ko si Mon Jose, kakampi ni Alvin sa la Salle nung 2000. Asst coach na si Mon Jose sa PBA.

How about these players:

UP - Bornancin
UE - Alwin manubag?
FEU - Mico Roldan

JonarSabilano
07-11-2007, 02:04 PM
I remember Alvin Castro. nasa Alaska yata sya ngayon. Yung Mon Castro, never heard of him. Ang kilala ko si Mon Jose, kakampi ni Alvin sa la Salle nung 2000. Asst coach na si Mon Jose sa PBA.

How about these players:

UP - Bornancin
UE - Alwin manubag?
FEU - Mico Roldan



Bornancin went on leave from the UP team for a year to avail of a scholarship abroad. When he came back, he wasn't the same Bornancin we knew. I heard he left the country again, this time for good.

Mico Roldan is playing in the MVBA now, last time I checked. As for Manubag, wasn't he with an MBA team a few years back?

pio_valenz
07-11-2007, 02:58 PM
^In any case, Bornancin wouldn't have been eligible to play in the PBA because he has no Filipino blood.

AnthonyServinio
07-11-2007, 10:00 PM
ano nga ba nangyari kay edwin bacani?

* * *After his UAAP and PBL stint, Edwin Bacani turned pro via the MBA's Cebu Gems in 1999.* The following season in 2000 was a roller coaster ride that saw Bacani play for three teams (Socsargen, Surigao and Cagayan de Oro) due to a series of trades.* He was left unsigned for the 2001 season as the MBA teams were suddenly reduced to eight from 14.


I think Edwin Bacani got to play in the PBA for Shell.* I remember he and Rainier Sison were the designated shooters for the Turbochargers.


* * *AYYYYYYYYYY MALI!* I WAS THINKING ABOUT ANOTHER FEU TAMARAW, EDWIN MANABAT!!!

* * *About Edwin Bacani, yes he did make it to the PBA and played for Shell.* When Shell disbanded, he hooked up with Coca-Cola.* Suddenly left without a PBA team, Bacani played as an import in Indonesia.

AnthonyServinio
07-11-2007, 10:10 PM
May konting confusion lang ako: alam ko magkaibang tao sina MON Castro at ALVIN Castro. Sino ba sa kanilang sumikat kahit papano sa UAAP at sino naman sa kanila ang HINDI nakatungtong sa PBA?


Si Alvin Castro, na-draft ng San Miguel noong 2001/2002 yata.

* * *That's correct, Alvin Castro went on to play in the PBA for Alaska and San Miguel.* In between PBA jobs, Alvin also played for the San Miguel All-Stars.

* * *Now this Mon Castro was a teen actor who was making a name for himself at around that time via the popular show "Ang TV".

* * *However, there might be a mix-up with FEU center Rysal Castro who was fondly called "Mong" to those close to him.* Rysal went on to play in the PBA for Red Bull, San Miguel and Purefoods.* After his forgettable PBA stint, he returned to the PBL via Montana.

Wang-Bu
07-12-2007, 10:39 AM
Salamat Sir Rektikano.

Sir Anthony hindi ko lang talaga mawaglit sa isipan ko na merong player ng UAAP dati na MON Castro, bukod dun sa Alvin Castro na nabanggit ni Sir Rektikano.

Huli kong napanood ng live si Miko Roldan nung nasa Ateneo-Lee Pipes siya mga bandang 2004.

Si Aldwin Manubag naman ay bumalik bumalik na sa New Jersey kung saan siya lumaki, mga 2003 o 2004 yata nung huli kaming nagkita-kita kasama ng ibang Warriors. Ang pinakamaganda kong alaala kay Aldwin ay nung nagwagi ng kampeonato ang Ana-Dr J kontra sa isang napakalakas na Tanduay nung bandang 1998 sa PBL. Kakampi ni Aldwin nun sina Bryan Gahol, Marvin Ortiguerra, Allan Gamboa at Ruel Buenaventura. Nasa Tanduay naman sina Chris Cantonjos, Mark Telan, Eric Menk at Willy Miller.

Alam ko na-sweep nila Aldwin ang Tanduay nung panahon na iyon. Ewan ko kung sumubok man lang magpa-draft ni Aldwin para sa PBA.

MrGotti
07-12-2007, 08:15 PM
Another Ateneo Center - Forward that did not make it to the PBA is Mike Facundo and his abled partner Rolly Rances.

RuckuS
07-16-2007, 10:03 AM
Nestor Echano and Arnold Padaong
Teddy Monasterio
Gee Abanilla
Henry Ong
Rommel David
Edwin Manabat
Cali John Orfrecio
BJ Manalo - given Larry Fonacier
Andrew Cruz - given Magnum Membrere


i thought this was a GREAT UAAP Players that never made it to the PBA thread? eh lahat ng nilista mo are all MEDIOCRE players so its not surprising that they never made it to the PROs. BJ Manalo "could" have made it if he wasnt riddled by injuries during his stint with Lasalle. as for the rest, these guys didnt event dominate the UAAP and PBL. and dont compare Larry Fonacier to BJ. Larry had the "mental toughness" to rise over his injury and still have a career in the PBA, while BJ just gave up and accepted that maybe basketball was never for him, he's living quietly now as a pastor i think.

tigerman
07-16-2007, 08:58 PM
^ You were probably not yet a fan of UAAP when Henry Ong and Calijohn Orfrecio played for UST and DLSU respectively.





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RuckuS
07-17-2007, 11:46 AM
haha ive been watching UAAP games since my gradeschool days in the 80s and was a BBB member during the 90's (UST's 4peat) and i know these guys are mediocre. Henry Ong only played well when its Lasalle they're playing against (which earned him the moniker -- Lasalle Killer), but sucked when he played against other schools. when UST played our circa 90's Ateneo Blue Eagles Team -- Dark Ages of Ateneo basketball, i remember Henry Ong would only score a few points sometimes even less than 5pts, but of course UST would still win convincingly due to their powerful inside game(Espino, Reyes, Cantonjos, Yee, Ballesteros, etc.). he then played 1-2 years for the Batangas Blades in the MBA, had adequate playing time, but never exploded the way he did when he was in the UAAP. so where is Henry Ong now? in New Jersey working at a Mcdonalds outlet. ;)

as for Calijohn Orfrecio .. who the hell is Calijohn? hehe more known as the boyfriend of then popular singer Roselle Nava than being a good basketball player. had a few good moves but wasnt effective when guarded by players his size or bigger. reminded me of a softer, slower version of Dominic Uy. :D

so it didnt really come as a surprise that these two never made it to the PROs. they didnt have good PBL careers, were even worse when they played in the MBA ..

AnthonyServinio
07-17-2007, 12:06 PM
haha ive been watching UAAP games since my gradeschool days in the 80s and was a BBB member during the 90's (UST's 4peat) and i know these guys are mediocre. Henry Ong only played well when its Lasalle they're playing against (which earned him the moniker -- Lasalle Killer), but sucked when he played against other schools. when UST played our circa 90's Ateneo Blue Eagles Team -- Dark Ages of Ateneo basketball, i remember Henry Ong would only score a few points sometimes even less than 5pts, but of course UST would still win convincingly due to their powerful inside game(Espino, Reyes, Cantonjos, Yee, Ballesteros, etc.). he then played 1-2 years for the Batangas Blades in the MBA, had adequate playing time, but never exploded the way he did when he was in the UAAP. so where is Henry Ong now? in New Jersey working at a Mcdonalds outlet.* ;)
Henry Ong played only one season of professional ball with the MBA's Batangas Blades in 1998. When Coach Vincent Favis left the team before the start of the 1999 season, he took Ong along with him to his new employer Blu Detergent of the PBL.

as for Calijohn Orfrecio .. who the hell is Calijohn? hehe more known as the boyfriend of then popular singer Roselle Nava than being a good basketball player. had a few good moves but wasnt effective when guarded by players his size or bigger. reminded me of a softer, slower version of Dominic Uy.* :D

so it didnt really come as a surprise that these two never made it to the PROs. they didnt have good PBL careers, were even worse when they played in the MBA ..

Calijohn Orfrecio is now in the United States. He played one season of professional ball with the MBA's Gilbey's Olongapo Volunteers in 2002. Orfrecio was drafted by San Miguel a year earlier but was left unsigned.

AnthonyServinio
07-17-2007, 12:12 PM
Sa UE naalala ko ang isang sentro na lahing Pakistani na si Omar Ali Liban. Ang sabi sa amin nung panahon na iyon FILIPINO citizen daw si Omar, may lahing Pakistani nga lang. Ewan kung sumubok man lang siyang mag-PBA. Nung panahon kasing iyon BS Bio ang kinukuha niya at ninais niyang mag-doctor. Alam ko naka-dalawa o talong sem din siya sa UERM pero wala na kong balita sa kanya. Isa pang sikat na taga-UE na hindi mo maalala kung nakatungtong man lang sa PBA ay si Gerald Ortega, na tinaguriang "Braveheart" player ng PBL nung nasa Chowking siya, ganun din ang nakababatang utol ni Braulio Lim na si Dennis Lim.
* * *Omar Liban Ali was an exchange student from Somalia.

* * *Gerald Ortega ended his PBL career with Shark Energy Drink.* He then landed a job at newspaper The Philippine Star.

Sa UST naman naalala ko sina Jeff Valeriano at Gelo Velasco, magugulang at sigang maglaro na incredibly matalino ding maglaro, ewan ko lang kung na-draft man lang sila sa PBA, ganun din 'yung shooter pang isa na ang apelyido ay Tengco.
* * *Jeffrey Valeriano played professional ball with the MBA's Surigao Warriors in 2000.* Angelo Velasco also made his pro debut in 2000 via the MBA's Socsargen Marlins.* Midway through the 2000 season, Velasco was traded to the Pasig-Rizal Pirates for shooter Armando Malabanan.* Both players were not renewed for the 2001 season and both found their way to the United States.

* * *The full name of the player in mind is Geneky Tengco.

jkad
07-17-2007, 03:02 PM
Another Ateneo Center - Forward that did not make it to the PBA is Mike Facundo and his abled partner Rolly Rances.


Mike Facundo was a bit slow but he did have a great low post game. He didn't make it to the PBA but he parlayed his Ateneo education to an MBA at Harvard.

Wang-Bu
07-19-2007, 10:24 AM
Ano na kaya nangyari dun sa isa pang Gamboa na basketbolista, 'yung ARCHIE GAMBOA.

Hindi ko na maalala kung utol siya nung Arnie at Alan, o kung pinsan buo nila. Nag-try out sa UE 'yan nung paalis na si Arnie. Alam ko na-final cut siya tapos sumubok naman sa FEU, malas lang niya at kasabay pa niya oon sina Mar, Bolo at Dennis, at papasok na din sina Gerald, Wowie at Jun Catalan. Parang hindi naman yata siya nakapag-laro ng UAAP. Sayang din 'yon: matangkad, nasa 6'7" na nung panahong iyon sa edad na 17 o 18, may kilos at may pukol pa.

irateluvmachine
07-24-2007, 02:22 PM
Ano na kaya nangyari dun sa isa pang Gamboa na basketbolista, 'yung ARCHIE GAMBOA.

Hindi ko na maalala kung utol siya nung Arnie at Alan, o kung pinsan buo nila. Nag-try out sa UE 'yan nung paalis na si Arnie. Alam ko na-final cut siya tapos sumubok naman sa FEU, malas lang niya at kasabay pa niya oon sina Mar, Bolo at Dennis, at papasok na din sina Gerald, Wowie at Jun Catalan. Parang hindi naman yata siya nakapag-laro ng UAAP. Sayang din 'yon: matangkad, nasa 6'7" na nung panahong iyon sa edad na 17 o 18, may kilos at may pukol pa.


if i'm not mistaken, archie gamboa is indeed related to arnold and allan, and stands more or less the same height, mga 6'5-6'6. but i think he briefly played in the uaap (if it's with UE or FEU i don't remember), tapos bigla ngang nawala...





Nestor Echano and Arnold Padaong
Teddy Monasterio
Gee Abanilla
Henry Ong
Rommel David
Edwin Manabat
Cali John Orfrecio
BJ Manalo - given Larry Fonacier
Andrew Cruz - given Magnum Membrere


i thought this was a GREAT UAAP Players that never made it to the PBA thread? eh lahat ng nilista mo are all MEDIOCRE players so its not surprising that they never made it to the PROs. BJ Manalo "could" have made it if he wasnt riddled by injuries during his stint with Lasalle. as for the rest, these guys didnt event dominate the UAAP and PBL. and dont compare Larry Fonacier to BJ. Larry had the "mental toughness" to rise over his injury and still have a career in the PBA, while BJ just gave up and accepted that maybe basketball was never for him, he's living quietly now as a pastor i think.




Nestor Echano and Arnold Padaong
Teddy Monasterio
Gee Abanilla
Henry Ong
Rommel David
Edwin Manabat
Cali John Orfrecio
BJ Manalo - given Larry Fonacier
Andrew Cruz - given Magnum Membrere


i thought this was a GREAT UAAP Players that never made it to the PBA thread? eh lahat ng nilista mo are all MEDIOCRE players so its not surprising that they never made it to the PROs. BJ Manalo "could" have made it if he wasnt riddled by injuries during his stint with Lasalle. as for the rest, these guys didnt event dominate the UAAP and PBL. and dont compare Larry Fonacier to BJ. Larry had the "mental toughness" to rise over his injury and still have a career in the PBA, while BJ just gave up and accepted that maybe basketball was never for him, he's living quietly now as a pastor i think.


puso mo, pare... :D while i agree with most of the other players listed, nestor echano and arnold padaong were far from mediocre. no, not among FEU's greatest, but pretty good nevertheless. si echano, alam ko backup guard siya sa manila metrostars nung MBA days. si padaong dapat maglalaro sa pampanga dragons, pero di ko nakitang maglaro. maybe AnthonyServinio can enlighten us on that one...

GHRanger
07-24-2007, 03:42 PM
I agree. I actually remember Padaong and Echano play for FEU. They were far from mediocre and they delivered consistently during their time. Magaling at masipag yung dalawa. Meron pang mga galaw at saksak sa loob. Nagtataka nga ako kung bakit di nakapasok or sumikat ng husto. Baka na rin siguro sa dami ng mga magagaling sa players batch nila.

bluebruiser90
07-26-2007, 05:19 PM
puso mo, pare... :D* while i agree with most of the other players listed, nestor echano and arnold padaong were far from mediocre.* no, not among FEU's greatest, but pretty good nevertheless.* si echano, alam ko backup guard siya sa manila metrostars nung MBA days.* si padaong dapat maglalaro sa pampanga dragons, pero di ko nakitang maglaro.* maybe AnthonyServinio can enlighten us on that one...


Echano was signed up by the metrostars for a couple of years but spent considerable time on the injury list with multiple acl injuries.

actionscript
07-26-2007, 07:46 PM
Ateneo - Gabby Severino (he was the second best scorer of Ateneo during Richie Ticzon's time.)

UP - Paul Du (not really good but showed great potential then...)

pio_valenz
07-26-2007, 09:57 PM
I agree.* I actually remember Padaong and Echano play for FEU.* They were far from mediocre and they delivered consistently during their time.* * Magaling at masipag yung dalawa.* Meron pang mga galaw at saksak sa loob.* Nagtataka nga ako kung bakit di nakapasok or sumikat ng husto.* *Baka na rin siguro sa dami ng mga magagaling sa players batch nila.

They were great UAAP palyers, no doubt. But methinks neither of them were legitimate pro prospects.

kryptonite
07-30-2007, 07:42 AM
Lito Vergara
Pat Aquino



Akala ko ba ang topic about GREAT UAAP PLAYERS??? Si Pat Aquino??? He can play varsity ball but he was not in any way a STAR PLAYER. Siguro parang star player siya kasi puro bulok mga kakampi niya. Don't get me wrong but I am not bashing him in any way as he was my schoolmate at UP Diliman during our ROTC days.

kryptonite
07-30-2007, 07:55 AM
Dominic Uy
Adi Papa
Jerwin Gaco
Tyrone Bautista
Lincoln Lim
Jonas Mariano (hmmm... did Jonas play a few games for Ginebra?)





Dominic UY? Adi Papa? Hindi naman Great UAAP players ang mga ito. Si Dominic Uy nga naging RP Youth team member pero di ko alam paano nangyari yun. Matangkad lang kaya nakapag-basketbol.

Si Jonas Mariano classmate ko sa LSGH. Pero di umasenso sa PBA kasi puro shooting lang ang alam pero magaling sya nung HS namin kasi puro basketbol lang inaatupag...hehehe. Joke lang Jonas.

Si Tyrone Bautista was a standout during his Red Cubs days pero sa DLSU...he was not really able to play up to his potential to be a great scorer. Hindi nga nya napag-champion ang La Salle e.

Si Jerwin Gaco, puwede nang maging banger at role player sa PBA. He is small to be PF and no offense to be a SF. Kaya sa PBL na lang sya at mga inter-barangay. He was not a GREAT UAAP PLAYER. He was a great ROLE-PLAYER in the UAAP.

bchoter
07-30-2007, 05:50 PM
Mark Abadia is one of the better wingmen in a batch that had a lot of great big men. He's realatively young and cna still possibly make it to the pros. How about that Rolan guy, an AdU teammate of Abadia?

Warren de Guzman was in UST he was pretty much a god in the campus (among women, that is, and I'm still puzzled). Before Jojo Duncil there was Danny Pribhdas. But he's tuck with Bachus.

Wang-Bu
07-30-2007, 05:58 PM
Si Gabby Severino ng Ateneo. Isa na siguro siya sa pinakamagaling na player nung panahon namin. Tama lang ang kanyang tangkad at skills sa kanyang position na swingman. Ewan kung bakit hindi niya sinubukang mag-PBA. Isa pa si Roy Literal na kakampi ni Severino nung high school pa silang dalawa. Pero nakapag-MBA naman si Roy, sa Iloilo yata kasama si Onak Magtulis.

Sangayon din ako sa kinuro ni Sir Bchoter tungkol kay Mark Abadia, sapat ang tangkad, lakas at husay upang mag-PBA pero ni hindi man lang yata sumubok magpa-draft. Ang tingin ko kay Abadia kulang kasi siya sa depensa, at alanganin siya bilang gwardya. Bagama't matapang at masipag siya pihado naman na lalamunin siyia ng mga gaya nina Dondon Hontiveros at Mark Caguioa sa PBA. Kung pagibayuhin pa sana niya ang kanyang ensayong pansarili para bumilis siya at maging comprotable bilang guard may pagasa siyang mag-PBA.

bchoter
07-30-2007, 06:09 PM
^ Parang napakahirap isiping magpapaka husay si Abadia magisa. Parang out of character.

Another former Tiger who had pro potentials is Emer Oreta who was a former juniors MVP. The wing spot was too crwded then that he never really developed into a star in the UAAP. Just sharing the spot with Nino Gelig is crowded enough add Hubalde, who never saw a three-point shot he didn't like. And there's the amazing Cyrus Baguio and, later, Christian, who fancied himself as point forward. I think Emer deserves a PBA slot more than Gelig (brief as it was) if only for his defense.

toti_mendiola
07-30-2007, 10:40 PM
Ano na kaya nangyari dun sa isa pang Gamboa na basketbolista, 'yung ARCHIE GAMBOA.

Hindi ko na maalala kung utol siya nung Arnie at Alan, o kung pinsan buo nila. Nag-try out sa UE 'yan nung paalis na si Arnie. Alam ko na-final cut siya tapos sumubok naman sa FEU, malas lang niya at kasabay pa niya oon sina Mar, Bolo at Dennis, at papasok na din sina Gerald, Wowie at Jun Catalan. Parang hindi naman yata siya nakapag-laro ng UAAP. Sayang din 'yon: matangkad, nasa 6'7" na nung panahong iyon sa edad na 17 o 18, may kilos at may pukol pa.

Sir wang bu,

si archie nga ang pinakabata at ang pinakamatangkad. 6'7"-6'8". Malakas magbisyo, inum at yosi. Staple pa rin siya sa mga ligaliga dito sa bandang novaliches. Huli ko siyang nakalaro nung tinalo ng team namin sa n. fairview yung team nilang magkakapatid.

fujima04
07-31-2007, 01:56 AM
How about that Rolan guy, an AdU teammate of Abadia?

Naalala ko nga ito before. Kung tawagin ay Baby Shaq with his dark complexion, bald head and wide frame. Though, I cannot consider him a great player kasi parang medyo laughing stock ang naging turing sa kanya noon (No offense meant). Ano nga pala ang nangyari dito?

AnthonyServinio
07-31-2007, 02:02 AM
Mark Abadia is one of the better wingmen in a batch that had a lot of great big men. He's realatively young and cna still possibly make it to the pros. How about that Rolan guy, an AdU teammate of Abadia?

Warren de Guzman was in UST he was pretty much a god in the campus (among women, that is, and I'm still puzzled). Before Jojo Duncil there was Danny Pribhdas. But he's tuck with Bachus.


Naalala ko nga ito before. Kung tawagin ay Baby Shaq with his dark complexion, bald hair and wide frame. Though, I cannot consider him a great player kasi parang medyo laughing stock ang naging turing sa kanya noon (No offense meant). Ano nga pala ang nangyari dito?

* * *AFTER his stint with Adamson, Steven Rolan worked as an OFW in the Middle East.* About two or three years ago, Rolan tried to make a return to the local college basketball scene via the Saint Clare Saints of the NAASCU.* However, he was ruled ineligible because he had already played one conference in the PBL for Colt 45 in 1999.

joelex
07-31-2007, 02:03 AM
lou regidor...one of the best but most unheard of as far as one on one skills is concerned.

bluebruiser90
07-31-2007, 11:55 AM
Si Gabby Severino ng Ateneo. Isa na siguro siya sa pinakamagaling na player nung panahon namin. Tama lang ang kanyang tangkad at skills sa kanyang position na swingman. Ewan kung bakit hindi niya sinubukang mag-PBA. Isa pa si Roy Literal na kakampi ni Severino nung high school pa silang dalawa. Pero nakapag-MBA naman si Roy, sa Iloilo yata kasama si Onak Magtulis.



I believe Roy never had the real tools to be a good PG in the pros (PBA). He was blessed with size and a lot of athleticism which made him a force in HS (Gabby and Roy were invited as HS juniors to try out with the RP Youth squad if I recall). He played 4 in HS and was just a thoroughbred. When he was 13-14 yrs. old, I told him that he should convert to playing the point but he was so sure that he was still going to grow and would top off taller than his dad who was around 6'2". Roy was almost 6 feet tall when he was a junior with the Eaglets and only grew a whisker in college. He made the transition too late but still had enough raw talent to shine in college, the PBL and the MBA.

irateluvmachine
07-31-2007, 02:23 PM
lou regidor...one of the best but most unheard of as far as one on one skills is concerned.


lou regidor briefly played in the PBA, forgot what team though...and when i say briefly, i mean only about one or two games. he resurfaced in the MBA, playing for the davao eagles and getting some considerable playing time.

teka muna...he was quite a good PBL player, but did regidor play in the UAAP?!? di ata... ???

Jump_Shooter
07-31-2007, 03:04 PM
Ano na kaya nangyari dun sa isa pang Gamboa na basketbolista, 'yung ARCHIE GAMBOA.

Hindi ko na maalala kung utol siya nung Arnie at Alan, o kung pinsan buo nila. Nag-try out sa UE 'yan nung paalis na si Arnie. Alam ko na-final cut siya tapos sumubok naman sa FEU, malas lang niya at kasabay pa niya oon sina Mar, Bolo at Dennis, at papasok na din sina Gerald, Wowie at Jun Catalan. Parang hindi naman yata siya nakapag-laro ng UAAP. Sayang din 'yon: matangkad, nasa 6'7" na nung panahong iyon sa edad na 17 o 18, may kilos at may pukol pa.

Sir wang bu,

si archie nga ang pinakabata at ang pinakamatangkad. 6'7"-6'8". Malakas magbisyo, inum at yosi. Staple pa rin siya sa mga ligaliga dito sa bandang novaliches. Huli ko siyang nakalaro nung tinalo ng team namin sa n. fairview yung team nilang magkakapatid.

Yes, Archie was the youngest of the Gamboa brothers. He played one season for UP in 1997 then dropped out of school. A gifted shooter but a so-so post player.

MrGotti
07-31-2007, 04:18 PM
Len Mumar could have been a great point guard in the PBA.* He was* 6'1 and had a great shooting touch .* *Sayang talaga!

bchoter
07-31-2007, 05:35 PM
Rolan may have mediocre numbers but I don't remember him being a laughing stock then. I even remember him scoring big against La Salle while having a sweet stroke on the line. I'm sure he could have had better numbers if he didn't play with Abadia, Tionco or Yong. They also had a crowded frontline with Hate, Tajonera, Kong (who was a Trillo favorite), Chad Alonzo, Melvin Mamaclay (not sure), Mangulabnan (not sure either). And maybe he could have done better with coach Leo who obviously likes rotund big men with a sweet shooting stroke

irateluvmachine
08-01-2007, 12:43 PM
Len Mumar could have been a great point guard in the PBA.* He was* 6'1 and had a great shooting touch .* *Sayang talaga!


di ba kasabayan yun ni reyes (eric and jun), nieto, etc.? and how is he related to lauro, larry and l.a. mumar? i read somewhere, dunno if it's in gameface, na lulong siya sa droga hanggang ngayon...kung ganun nga, sayang nga talaga. :(

speaking of ateneo players from the '80s, i think chot reyes was quite a good UAAP player...could've had a chance to play pro ball but went abroad and returned to the philippines to become one of the PBA's top coaches.

MrGotti
08-01-2007, 01:13 PM
Len is the son of Lauro and the half-brother of Larry Mumar.

RuckuS
08-01-2007, 01:40 PM
How about that Rolan guy, an AdU teammate of Abadia?

Naalala ko nga ito before. Kung tawagin ay Baby Shaq with his dark complexion, bald head and wide frame. Though, I cannot consider him a great player kasi parang medyo laughing stock ang naging turing sa kanya noon (No offense meant). Ano nga pala ang nangyari dito?


yep "BABY" shaq.. looked kindda like shaq, moved kindda like shaq, but was only ... what? 6'2-6'3? maybe even shorter. tried to bang bodies (which we was kindda good in) but would often end up blocked when he went up to the basket .. too short with limited vertical leap .. gets shotblocked by the opposing team's PF and Center ... however was good in trashtalking and mind games .. remember Enrico Villanueva? got disqualified for a UAAP MVP award because he got psyched out, ended up giving a closed fist to the back or Rolan's big fat head. .. or was that jojo hate.. i get those two mixedup sometimes.

Dark Knight
08-01-2007, 01:41 PM
Steven Rolan. I remeber him clearly exchanging fisticuffs against Enrico Villanueva then. ;D

Howard the Duck
08-01-2007, 08:17 PM
yung mga UAAP players noong 50s, 40s at 30s ;D

pablohoney
08-02-2007, 05:19 PM
how about danny fransisco?

Wang-Bu
08-02-2007, 05:56 PM
how about danny fransisco?


Oo nga naman, itong Danny Francisco ang pinakanakapang-hihinayang na manlalaro ng henerasyon niya. Alam ko bago tumama ng husto ang sakit niya nakapaglaro pa yata siya sa dating PABL para sa Magnolia at 'yon na ang huli niyang pagsabak sa larangan ng busloan.

madder
08-02-2007, 06:44 PM
nag pba ba si udoy belmonte?

bchoter
08-02-2007, 06:49 PM
^ Yup. Sa San Miguel siya naglaro. It was short lived and, I think he also played briefly in the MBA.

toti_mendiola
08-02-2007, 11:15 PM
^ Yup. Sa San Miguel siya naglaro. It was short lived and, I think he also played briefly in the MBA.

Ang naalala ko lang ke udoy eh yung gerlpren niyang maganda na kapatid ng artista. ;D

fujima04
08-04-2007, 05:36 PM
^ Yes, Udoy Belmonte played for SMB for a short while.

A photo of him was posted in the UST Gym before saying that he pursued to become a pilot.

kryptonite
08-05-2007, 12:32 AM
Si Gabby Severino ng Ateneo. Isa na siguro siya sa pinakamagaling na player nung panahon namin. Tama lang ang kanyang tangkad at skills sa kanyang position na swingman. Ewan kung bakit hindi niya sinubukang mag-PBA. Isa pa si Roy Literal na kakampi ni Severino nung high school pa silang dalawa. Pero nakapag-MBA naman si Roy, sa Iloilo yata kasama si Onak Magtulis.



I believe Roy never had the real tools to be a good PG in the pros (PBA). He was blessed with size and a lot of athleticism which made him a force in HS (Gabby and Roy were invited as HS juniors to try out with the RP Youth squad if I recall). He played 4 in HS and was just a thoroughbred. When he was 13-14 yrs. old, I told him that he should convert to playing the point but he was so sure that he was still going to grow and would top off taller than his dad who was around 6'2". Roy was almost 6 feet tall when he was a junior with the Eaglets and only grew a whisker in college. He made the transition too late but still had enough raw talent to shine in college, the PBL and the MBA.

I think Roy Literal was part of the RP Juniors some years back but Severino never got to play for the RP Juniors.

bluebruiser90
08-05-2007, 02:13 PM
^Probably. I know he was invited to try out for the '91 edition but he really had no chance of cracking that line-up as he was still very much underaged.

ronaldrey.cruz
08-07-2009, 07:25 PM
lou regidor...one of the best but most unheard of as far as one on one skills is concerned.


lou regidor briefly played in the PBA, forgot what team though...and when i say briefly, i mean only about one or two games. he resurfaced in the MBA, playing for the davao eagles and getting some considerable playing time.

teka muna...he was quite a good PBL player, but did regidor play in the UAAP?!? di ata... ???


sa mlqu siya nagcollege

AnthonyServinio
08-07-2009, 07:31 PM
lou regidor...one of the best but most unheard of as far as one on one skills is concerned.


lou regidor briefly played in the PBA, forgot what team though...and when i say briefly, i mean only about one or two games. he resurfaced in the MBA, playing for the davao eagles and getting some considerable playing time.

teka muna...he was quite a good PBL player, but did regidor play in the UAAP?!? di ata... ???


sa mlqu siya nagcollege


Lou Regidor played for San Miguel Beer and then the MBA's Davao Eagles after a varsity career at the University of San Carlos. He is now an assistant coach with the M. Lhuillier-Cebu Ninos of Liga Pilipinas.

The Regidor from MLQU is Ramon Regidor, who played in the MBA for Laguna and Surigao.

m_14
08-08-2009, 12:23 PM
BJ MANALO..if not with the knee injuries he would probably be the next big thing in the PBA.

actionscript
08-11-2009, 06:36 PM
How about Allen Patrimonio who played for DLSU? Did he ever play in the PBA?

MrGotti
08-11-2009, 09:37 PM
Ogie Narvasa could nave been a good player in the PBA. Chot Reyes sayang rin.

lurkinggood
08-11-2009, 10:24 PM
Eddie Viaplana of La Salle
Seph Canlas of Ateneo
Jet Nieto of Ateneo

fujima04
08-12-2009, 03:37 AM
BJ MANALO..if not with the knee injuries he would probably be the next big thing in the PBA.


He made it to the PBA. Drafted by PF. Hindi nga lang nagtagal.

bchoter
08-12-2009, 01:09 PM
Greatest player to never make it to the PBA pa rin yung sinabi ni Pablo: Danny Francisco

Emon74
08-15-2009, 01:43 PM
Greatest player to never make it to the PBA pa rin yung sinabi ni Pablo: Danny Francisco


Agreed, Danny Francisco, if not for heart ailment, ready na pumasok sa PBA by 1991, Alaska who owns the first pick would choose Danny's teammate Alex Araneta.

kahit papano nagkaroon din naman ng "Great" Danny sa PBA in later years, coming from the UAAP, and thats Danny I.