Lester Andrew F. Alvarez (born September 18, 1988) is a Filipino basketball player who currently plays for the Purefoods Star Hotshots in the Philippine Basketball Association. Alvarez was a former member of the [1 ] Adamson Soaring Falcons. He graduated in high school at Colegio de San Juan de Letran.
Adamson Soaring Falcons [ edit ]
UAAP Season 73 to 74, Alvarez is the one of the key pieces to the Falcons squad alongside Alex Nuyles, as they led the Falcons back to relevance in the UAAP. In his final season, Alvarez led the Falcons to snap a 13 year losing streak against the Ateneo Blue Eagles to deny them of a step-ladder Final Four.
Professional career [ edit ]
Alvarez was eligible to join the
2012 PBA draft, and he applied for the said draft. There, he was picked 15th overall in the second round by the Barako Bull Energy Cola.
Alvarez is mainly a benchman, on January 2013, Alvarez was traded from Barako Bull to
San Mig Super Coffee Mixers. The trade was a part of a 5-team, 10-player trade that also involved Barako Bull, San Mig Coffee, Petron Blaze, Barangay Ginebra San Miguel, and Alaska. [2 ] Unfortunately, Alvarez was put to the reserve list for the [3 ] 2013–14 season. Alvarez was again inserted on the active roster after an injury sustained by [4 ] Ian Sangalang, but he has still to play a minute on the 2014-15 PBA season. Alvarez only played 3 minutes in two seasons with the Purefoods Star Hotshots.
PBA career statistics [ edit ]
Correct as of October 27, 2013 [5 ]
Barako Bull/ San Mig Coffee
San Mig Super Coffee 1
Accurate as of May 15, 2014
References [ edit ]