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Alex Cabagnot back to SMB, Mercado back to GlobalPort


Alex Cabagnot who played for San Miguel Beer for 4 years is coming back to SMB after a trade with GlobalPort involving Sol Mercado.

Sol Mercado vs Derrick Rose

Summary of Latest PBA Trades:

2013 PBA Rookie Draft Results


Former Smart Gilas Greg Slaughter was the No. 1 Pick in the 2013 PBA Rookie Draft by Ginebra, Gilas Cadet RR Garcia was drafted 6th by Globalport while Isaac Holstein and Justin Melton who had brief stints with the National team early this year was drafted by Globalport at 7th (Holstein) and San Mig Coffee at 13th (Melton).

Philippine Basketball Association Rookie Draft
November 3, 2013

1st Round
1. Barangay Ginebra San Miguel – Greg Slaughter
2. San Mig Coffee Mixers – Ian Sangalang
3. Rain or Shine Elasto Painters – Raymond Almazan
4. Barangay Ginebra San Miguel (from Barako Bull) – James Forrester
5. GlobalPort Batang Pier (from Barako Bull via Petron) – Terrence Romeo
6. GlobalPort Batang Pier (from Barako Bull) – RR Garcia
7. GlobalPort Batang Pier – Isaac Holstein
8. Alaska Aces – Ryan Buenafe
9. Rain or Shine Elasto Painters – Alex Nuyles
10. San Mig Coffee Mixers – Justin Chua

Trades in 1st Round:
-Barako trades #4 pick to Ginebra for Rico Maierhofer and Willy Wilson
-Barako Bull trades #5 pick to Petron for Magi Sison and Mark Isip
-Petron trades #5 pick to GlobalPort for Yousef Taha
-Barako Bull trades #6 pick to GlobalPort for Denok Miranda.

2nd Round
1. GlobalPort Batang Pier – Nico Salva
2. Rain or Shine Elasto Painters – Jeric Teng
3. San Mig Coffee Mixers – Justin Melton

Greg Slaughter in the PBA

Did you know that Greg Slaughter already played in the PBA? Slaughter was part of the Smart Gilas Team who participated in the 2011 PBA Commissioners Cup as a guest team where they finished 3rd place.

Will Greg Slaughter be the No. 1 Pick in the PBA Draft?

Gilas Pilipinas Cadet RR Garcia also joined the PBA Draft

2013 PBA Rookie Draft will take place on November 3, 2013 at Robinson’s Place, Ermita, Manila.

Isaac Holstein

Name: Isaac Holstein
Height: 6’9
Position: Center
School: West Virginia State University
PBA D-League Team: Big Chill

Twitter Account: @IHolstein5

More info soon!

Smart Gilas to play in Dubai Invitational Cup

Smart Gilas Pilipinas will participate in the Dubai Invitational Cup from January 10-19, 2013.

Smart Gilas Line-up for Dubai Invitational Cup
Marcus Douthit
JayR Reyes
Greg Slaughter
Nino Canaleta
Ronald Pascual
Jake Pascual
Ronjay Buenafe
Matt Rosser
Justin Melton
Kevin Alas
RR Garcia
Garvo Lanete
Isaac Holstein

Dubai Invitational Teams:
Lebanon 1
Lebanon 2
Lebanon 3

Teams are allowed 3 imports each but no Imports for Philippines.