Chris Lutz

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Chris Lutz
No. 3 – San Miguel Beermen
Position Shooting guard / Small forward
League PBA
Personal information
Born (1985-02-11) February 11, 1985 (age 30)
Illinois, United States
Nationality American / Filipino
Listed height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight 200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High school Trinity (Manchester, New Hampshire)
Brewster Academy (Wolfeboro, New Hampshire)
College Purdue (2005–2007)
Marshall (2008–2010)
PBA draft 2011 Round: 1 / Pick: 3rd overall
Selected by the Petron Blaze Boosters
Career history
2011 Smart Gilas
2011–present Petron Blaze Boosters/San Miguel Beermen
Career highlights and awards
  • PBA Champion (2015)
  • PBA All-star (2012)

Christopher Ryan "Chris" Lutz (born February 11, 1985) is an American-Filipino professional basketball player who currently plays for the San Miguel Beermen in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA). Chris grew up in Bedford, New Hampshire.

As a Senior in Trinity High School in Manchester, New Hampshire, he averaged 20 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists per game and was a 3-time member of the first team All-State Selection. To date, he is Trinity's all-time leading scorer with over 1,600 points.[1]

After graduation from Trinity, Chris attended Brewster Academy in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire as a postgraduate. At Brewster, Chris averaged 15.5 points per game and emerged as a top-level NCAA D1 recruit. He was an All-New England Prep School selection honoree. He signed a letter-of-intent with Purdue University in November of 2004 after receiving interest from Columbia and Vanderbilt.

Playing the guard spot, Chris made it to the Big 10-All Freshmen Team in Purdue University. He then transferred and played for the Marshall University's Thundering Herd where he eventually became team captain.[2]

He would later join the Philippine National Team, Smart Gilas and then the 2011 PBA Draft where he became the 3rd Overall Pick.[3]

PBA career[edit]

Chris filed his application for the 2011 PBA Draft in July 2011.[4] And, on August 18, 2011, he was picked 3rd Overall by the Petron Blaze Boosters with whom he signed a 1-year contract in September of the same year.

His PBA Debut on October 5, 2011 was quite impressive for a rookie. In the game versus B-Meg Llamados, which they won, Lutz chalked in 19 points, 6 rebounds, 3 assists, and 1 block.[5]

Personal Life[edit]

He is currenly in a relationship with FHM Philippines stylist Ashley Cayuca, which become both featured on 15th Anniversary issue.

PBA career statistics[edit]

  GP Games played   GS Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high

Correct as of October 27, 2013[6]


2011-12 Petron Blaze 32 35.5 .422 .302 .809 3.4 3.5 1.1 0.3 15.4
2012-13 Petron Blaze 43 26.1 .395 .326 .783 3.1 3.5 0.6 0.1 8.4
Career 75 30.1 .410 .312 .799 3.3 3.5 0.8 0.2 100.5


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