Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Tiebreaker Times


Andre Paras enters 2021 PBA Draft

Another Paras is looking to make waves in the big league. 

Benjie Paras’ eldest son Andre has formally submitted his requirements, joining the stacked 2021 PBA Draft, Monday afternoon.

The 6-foot-5 bruiser personally went to the PBA Office in Libis.

Though more known for his career as an actor, the 25-year-old Paras has still stayed with his first love – basketball.

Paras started this collegiate career with University of the Philippines back in UAAP Season 76. He left the Fighting Maroons after just one season to go to San Beda.

After not making the final cut for the Red Lions’ NCAA Season 91 squad, he decided to move to AMA Online Education, playing there from 2017 to 2019.

During the 2019 PBA D-League Foundation Cup, he averaged 7.0 points, 6.7 rebounds, and 1.7 assists per game.

In 2017, he was also part of Chot Reyes’ Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas pool that competed in the FIBA Asia Champions Cup.

“I think he’s a player,” said Reyes about Paras.

“He has been rebounding well, but he was to work on the other parts of his game, most especially sa kanyang outside shooting since he is an undersized big.”

Paras also played for Imus during the 2018 MPBL Datu Season.

Andre’s brother Kobe is also eligible to enter the PBA Draft.

#ReadMore  Denice Zamboanga fires back at Angela Lee: Vacate the belt
Written By

Tiebreaker Times Logo

You May Also Like


Alvin Pasaol had the opportunity to meet University of the East great Paul Lee during his time with the Red Warriors a few years...


Anton Asistio did not feel surprised at all when Aaron Black turned heads in the PBA bubble last year on his way to being...


At just 23 years old, Angelo Kouame will have the tough task of filling the shoes of Gilas big men Marcus Douthit and Andray...


Jordan Heading is full of excitement now that he is about to realize his childhood dream of playing for Gilas Pilipinas Men. The Fil-Australian...


Andrei Caracut feels immensely grateful to have spent time with San Miguel Alab Pilipinas in the ASEAN Basketball League, believing that the experience he...


Chris Gavina has been appointed as the new head coach of Rain or Shine.  The team made the announcement across its social media accounts...


Ben Adamos is looking to a fellow Bicolano for inspiration when he shoots to finally turn his lifelong PBA dream into reality.  Jorey Napoles,...


Though he described his coaching return as ‘comfortably uncomfortable,’ Chot Reyes nonetheless feels excited to be back as the chief think-tank of TNT. Among...