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|No. 20 – Rain or Shine Elasto Painters|
|Position||Power forward / Center|
September 9, 1986 |
Nampicuan, Nueva Ecija
|Listed height||6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)|
|Listed weight||250 lb (113 kg)|
|High school||Our Lady of Sacred Heart Academy|
|College||University of Santo Tomas|
|PBA draft||2009 / Pick: 4th overall|
|Selected by the Rain or Shine Elasto Painters|
|2009–present||Rain or Shine Elasto Painters|
|Career highlights and awards|
Jervy A. Cruz (born September 9, 1986 in Nampicuan, Nueva Ecija) is a Filipino professional basketball player currently playing for the Rain or Shine Elasto Painters in the Philippine Basketball Association.
Tabbed fifth overall in the rookie draft, Rain or Shine got a legitimate inside threat and eased the burden on Jay-R Reyes in that aspect. The six-foot-five forward could be undersized in his position but Cruz has the skills to become effective. The ex-RP 5 mainstay has a decent outside shot.
Cruz was the 3rd youngest player in the 2009-10 PBA season at only 23 years of age. He played 45 games and he averaged 6.4 points per game, 0.16 blocks per game, and 4.40 rebounds per game.
|UAAP Men's Basketball Most Valuable Player