A total of 48 hopefuls have moved one step closer to achieving their dream of playing in the Philippine Basketball Association.
With the deadline extended to December 10, UP Fighting Maroons Paul Desiderio and Diego Dario were the last aspirants to throw their name in the 2018 PBA Rookie Draft.
Headlining the guard-heavy draft class are Bobby Ray Parks, Jr., CJ Perez, and Robert Bolick.
All rookies will still have to undergo the two-day Draft Combine to complete their eligibility to enter the big league. The combine takes place on December 12 to 13 at the Gatorade Hoops Center in Mandaluyong.
Trevis Jackson, Matt Salem, Bong Quinto, Robbie Manalang, Abu Tratter, JP Calvo, Michael Calisaan, Teytey Teodoro, Javee Mocon, CJ Isit, and Kyles Lao are also part of the class, that has the Columbian Dyip picking first.
The final list will be revealed on December 14.
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