Jay-R Reyes

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Jay-R Reyes
No. 22 – San Miguel Beermen
Position Power forward / Center
League PBA
Personal information
Born (1984-07-16) July 16, 1984 (age 30)
Tiwi, Albay, Philippines
Nationality Filipino
Listed height 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight 215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High school Colegio de San Juan de Letran
College University of the Philippines
PBA draft 2006 / Pick: Elevated
Selected by the Welcoat Dragons
Pro career 2006–present
Career history
2006–2011 Rain or Shine Elasto Painters
2011 Air21 Express
2011–2012 Alaska Aces
2012–2013 Meralco Bolts
2013–2015 Barangay Ginebra San Miguel
2015-present San Miguel Beermen
Career highlights and awards
  • PBA All-Rookie Team (2007)
  • PBA Mythical Second Team (2009)
  • All-Star (2009)

Jay-R C. Reyes (born July 16, 1984 in Tiwi, Albay) is a Filipino professional basketball player in the Philippine Basketball Association who plays for the San Miguel Beermen.

Player profile[edit]

Rain or Shine[edit]

Reyes was the youngest player in the 2006–07 PBA season at only 22 years of age. He played 35 games and he averaged 12.51 points per game, 1.57 blocks per game and 8.89 rebounds per game. He was one of the rookies who led the PBA in the top ten in the rebound category.[1]

Air21 Express[edit]

On January 20, Rain or Shine Elasto Painters, Meralco Bolts and Air21 Express were involved in a tree way trade. Rain or Shine was able to get Ronjay Buenafe, Ronnie Matias, the 2011 and 2013 1st round picks from Air21 and Beau Belga from Meralco. Meralco will now have Solomon Mercado and Paolo Bugia from Rain or Shine and Erick Rodriguez of Air21. Air21 will now have Jay-R Reyes from Rain or Shine, Reed Juntilla from Meralco and the 2011 and 2013 second round pics from Meralco.

Alaska Aces[edit]

After playing one conference with the Air21 Express, Jay-R Reyes has been traded for Alaska Aces' top scorer Joe Devance. It was reported that Joe Devance wanted out of Alaska, hoping to get better compensation somewhere else. The Alaska manager already offer JDV a 350,000 php a month.[2]

Meralco Bolts[edit]

He was traded to Meralco Bolts for Gabby Espinas and also allows the Aces to swap first round draft picks in the 2012 PBA draft .[3]

Barangay Ginebra San Miguel[edit]

After Meralco's elimination in the Governor's Cup Semifinals series against San Mig Coffee Mixers, he was traded to Barangay Ginebra San Miguel for Kerby Raymundo .[4]

San Miguel Beermen[edit]

He was traded to San Miguel Beermen in a three team trade involving Barangay Ginebra San Miguel and Barako Bull Energy[5]


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Preceded by
NCAA Juniors' Basketball Rookie of the Year
Succeeded by
JRU's school colors Elmer Espiritu
Preceded by
Jeffrey Martin
NCAA Juniors' Basketball Finals Most Valuable Player
Succeeded by
San Beda's school colors JV Casio