Jan 08, 2021

Pasaol, Santillan join PBA Annual Draft

ALVIN Pasaol and Leonard Santillan effectively made themselves available for the coming PBA Annual Draft after submitting the application on Friday.

Pasaol is a 6-foot-4 forward from the University of the East who at one time scored 49 points in the UAAP back in 2017. He suited up for Petron-Letran and Marinerong Pilipino in the PBA D-League before joining the 3x3 circuit where is ranked no.2 nationally.

Santillan, meanwhile, is a hardworking forward from the University of Visayas and La Salle. He also played from Marinerong Pilipino in the PBA D-League and ranked sixth in the country in the 3x3 circuit.

Also joining the March 14 draft are Frank Johnson, Tyrus Hill and Troy Rike.

Johnson a shifty 6-foot-2 slasher played for AMA, Marinerong Pilipino, and Gamboa Coffee Mix in the PBA D-League while Hill is a 6-foot 5 forward who saw action for Adamson and LA Salle.

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Rike is 6-foot- 8 former Gilas cadet from Wake Forrest who had a short stint with National University before joining the 3x3 circuit.

So far, 27 aspirants have signified their intention for this year's talent-rich Draft.

The PBA Commissioner's Office has set a January 27 deadline for the submission of applications and requirements for both Fil-foreign and local players.