PBA extends 2018 Rookie Draft application

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first_imgLights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Team USA falls to Argentina in FIBA World Cup qualifier Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next MOST READ Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew ANNOUNCEMENT:The league is extending the deadline of application for the 2018 Draft from December 3 to 12NN of December 10, 2018.#WeArePBA pic.twitter.com/L9ouBMl3ibFEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back Chriss— PBA (@pbaconnect) November 29, 2018 The PBA has extended the application deadline for the upcoming 2018 Rookie Draft to December 10.The initial deadline for local players was set for December 3.ADVERTISEMENT Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college View comments After winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folk Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. No.13 lucky for Orlando Bloom ‘Mia’: Rom-com with a cause a career-boosting showcase for Coleen Garcia Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles01:05SEA Games: Agatha Wong defends wushu title, scores 2nd gold for PH00:50Trending Articles02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil LATEST STORIES Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum The extension gives time for players from Ateneo and University of the Philippines to file for their application should they decide to make the jump to the pros after the UAAP Season 81 men’s basketball finals.But PBA commissioner Willie Marcial, though, clarified that the move wasn’t just made to accommodate those still playing in the UAAP finals.“The PBA board has been mulling the extension as early as the semifinals (of the PBA Governors’ Cup). We have nothing to lose with the extension and maybe there are still players who want to catch up with the application,” Marcial told INQUIRER.netThe PBA Rookie Draft, the first under Marcial, is on December 16 while two-day draft combine is on December 12 and 13.Among blue-chip recruits who have already submitted their applications are collegiate stars CJ Perez, Robert Bolick and two-time ASEAN Basketball League MVP Ray Parks.ADVERTISEMENTlast_img read more