Mark Telan

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Mark Clemence Telan
No. 13
Center / Power forward
Personal information
Born (1976-01-12) January 12, 1976 (age 38)
Santa Maria, Isabela, Philippines
Nationality Filipino
Listed height 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight 210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
College De La Salle University
PBA draft 1999 / Direct Hire
Selected by the Tanduay Rhum Masters
Pro career 1999–present
Career history
1999 Tanduay Rhum Masters
2000–2001 Shell Turbo Chargers
2002–2006 Talk 'N Text Phone Pals
2006–2007 Air21 Express
2007–2009 Coca-Cola Tigers
2009–2010 Rain or Shine Elasto Painters
2010–2011 Talk 'N Text Phone Pals
Career highlights and awards
  • PBA Most Improved Player (2000)
  • PBA Mythical Second team (2005)

Mark Clemence Telan (born January 12, 1976) is a Filipino professional basketball player who last suited up for the Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters in the Philippine Basketball Association. A former De La Salle Green Archer, he was 2-time UAAP basketball Most Valuable Player.[1] Telan entered the professional league in 1999 as a direct hire by the Tanduay Rhum Masters. When his team disbanded, he was acquired by the Shell Turbo Chargers,[2] where he was named Most Improved Player in 2000. In 2002, he was then picked by the Talk 'N Text Phone Pals. After his tenure with Talk 'N Text, he was traded to the Air21 Express and then to the Coca-Cola Tigers. In 2009, Telan signed up with the Rain or Shine Elasto Painters as the offer was not matched by his team Coca-Cola. In 2010, he returns to Talk 'N Text.

He is known to be a solid low post threat and a good outside shooter. His defense is also commendable.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Talented Mark Telan looks for bigger basketball stage". Manila Standard. 1998-03-19. Retrieved 2011-03-26. 
  2. ^ Reyes, Marc Anthony (2000-04-16). "Mark Clemence Telan: From Mr. Nobody to Mr. Somebody". Philippine Daily Inquirer. Retrieved 2011-03-26. 
Preceded by
UST's school colors Christopher Cantonjos
UAAP Senior's Basketball Most Valuable Player
1996
1997
Succeeded by
La Salle's school colors Don Allado