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Manny Pacquiao Officially Playing Coach of KIA

Manny Pacquiao Gilas Pilipinas

Manny Pacquiao is now officially the Playing Coach of KIA Motors after he was picked 11th overall in the 2014 PBA Draft. KIA also picked Rene Pacquiao in the 3rd round, a cousin of Manny Pacquiao.

PBA Draft 1st Round Results
1 – Stanley Pringle (GlobalPort)
2 – Kevin Alas (Rain or Shine)
3 – Ronald Pascual (San Miguel Beer)
4 – Matt Ganuelas Rosser (NLEX)
5 – Chris Banchero (Alaska)

Danny Ildefonso No. 1 Pick in PBA Dispersal Draft

Danny Ildefonso

Danny Ildefonso was picked No. 1 by Blackwater Sports in the PBA Dispersal Draft while Reil Cervantes was chosen No. 2 by KIA Motors.

PBA Dispersal Draft Results
Blackwater Sports
1. Danny Ildefonso
2. Alex Nuyles
3. JR Cawaling
4. Eddie Laure
5. Bryan Faundo
6. JP Erram
7. Paul Artadi

Manny Pacquiao – New PBA Playing Coach?

Manny Pacquiao Gilas Pilipinas

Congressman Manny Pacquiao has agreed to be the Playing Coach of the new PBA Team, KIA Motors. But PBA Rules states that all PBA rookies must pass through the PBA Rookie draft, the problem is any PBA team can pick Pacquiao in the PBA draft. Read more about the New PBA Teams: NLEX, Kia, and Blackwater.

Two new teams in the PBA soon?


Two companies expressed interest in joining the Philippine Basketball Association soon, KIA Motors (Columbia Automotive Corporation) and Blackwater Sports (Ever Bilena Inc). If the two teams will be approved by the PBA Board, the PBA will have 12 teams in the PBA 40th Season.

Do you think the addition of 2 new teams will be good for the PBA?