|Alvin Pasaol once exploded for 49 points in a UAAP game this year. Rick Dela Cruz (file photo)|
By Ivan Saldajeno
MANILA—Alvin Pasaol headlines the official list of applicants for the PBA D-League Draft on Dec. 12 at the PBA Café in Pasig.
Pasaol became UE's surprise package in the recently finished UAAP season after dropping 49 points against La Salle coupled by a 32-point performance in a win in the next game.
Also expected to be selected in the first round is Arvin Tolentino, who rediscovered his shooting touch at FEU after struggling in his last season with Ateneo two years ago.
Meanwhile, Abu Tratter looms to be the most high-profile big man in the draft class even as high-flying Sean Manganti also declared for the draft.
However, the draft is loaded talent-wise on guards as Robbie and Philip Manalang, Hubert Cani, Wendell Comboy, Joe Trinidad, and Keith Pido are among the guards who made their intent to join the draft.
A total of 201 men declared for the D-League Draft, including the incoming D-League players the eight collegiate teams will activate for the season-opening Aspirants Cup starting on Jan. 18.
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