Jireh Ibañes

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This is a Philippine name. The family name Ibañes is sometimes transliterated as Ibanes.
Jireh Ibañes
No. 6 – Rain or Shine Elasto Painters
Position Small forward
League Philippine Basketball Association
Personal information
Born (1982-04-20) April 20, 1982 (age 33)
Roxas, Palawan
Nationality Filipino
Listed height 6 ft 1.25 in (1.86 m)
Listed weight 182 lb (83 kg)
Career information
College University of the Philippines
PBA draft 2006 / Pick: 11th overall
Selected by the Welcoat Dragons
Pro career 2006–present
Career history
2006–present Welcoat Dragons / Rain or Shine Elasto Painters
Career highlights and awards
  • 2006-07 PBA All-Rookie Team
  • 2011-12 PBA Defensive Player of the Year
  • 2011-12 PBA All-Defensive Team
  • 2012-13 PBA All-Defensive Team

Jireh Ralph A. Ibañes (born April 20, 1982) is a Filipino professional basketball player in the Philippine Basketball Association who currently plays for the Rain or Shine Elasto Painters. He was drafted eleventh overall by then-known Welcoat in 2006. He is the only remaining player from the original Welcoat team of 2006-07.[1]


  1. ^ "Jireh Ibañes – Shooting Guard". PBA Online. Retrieved 2009-04-09. 
Preceded by
Arwind Santos
PBA Defensive Player of the Year
Succeeded by