Alvin Pasaol and Leonard Santillan effectively made themselves available for the coming PBA Annual Draft after submitting their applications yesterday.
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 3×3 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 3×3 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.
Rike is 6-foot- 8 former Gilas cadet from Wake Forrest, who had a short stint with National University before joining the 3×3 circuit.
So far, 27 aspirants have signified their intention for this year’s talent-rich Draft.
The PBA Commissioner’s Office has set a Jan. 27 deadline for the submission of applications and requirements for both Fil-foreign and local players.*PBA.PH