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|No. 21 – San Miguel Beermen|
June 30, 1980 |
Talakag, Bukidnon, Philippines
|Listed height||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Listed weight||185 lb (84 kg)|
|High school||Xavier University – Ateneo de Cagayan|
|College||Philippine Christian University|
|PBA draft||2004 Round: 1 / Pick: 8th overall|
|Selected by the Sta. Lucia Realtors|
|2004–2010||Sta. Lucia Realtors|
|2014–present||San Miguel Beermen|
|Career highlights and awards|
Nelbert "Bitoy" Omolon (born June 30, 1980 in Talakag, Bukidnon) is a Filipino professional basketball player who currently plays for the San Miguel Beermen in the Philippine Basketball Association. He was drafted 8th overall in the class of 2004 that included Rich Alvarez, Marc Pingris, James Yap, Ranidel de Ocampo, Gary David, Sonny Thoss and Wesley Gonzales. He is a versatile player who can score inside and outside, and can play multiple positions as well.
The youngest of three boys, Omolon was born and raised in Talakag, Bukidnon, 86 kilometers from Cagayan de Oro City. He did not learn how to play when he was a kid. He never even liked the game until he grew from 5'7" as a high school freshman to 6'2" as junior.
Philippine Basketball League
Philippine Basketball Association
Omolon scored a personal high 40 points on 11-of-16 shooting in the two-point area and hitting 4-of-5 beyond the arc with nine boards as Sta. Lucia earned its first ever outright semifinals slot on January 13, 2008 with a 123-106 rout over the Air21 Express.
On January 2012, Omolon was traded for the first time in his career to Air21 from the Meralco Bolts along with Mark Isip in exchange for Dennis Daa, Mark Canlas and a draft pick that originally belonged to the Bolts.
A player who ever reliable on both ends of the floor due to his unrelenting defense and efficient offense, Omolon has continued to impress his coaches in the pro league to this day. He is a player who is always tasked to guard the opposing team's best player and even imports. He can be the team MVP of the game and not score a point. Although possessing a limited array of offensive moves, Nelbert has showed he can do it as well on offense. With an improved outside shot these days, he is looked to provide a complimentary role to his more offensive-minded teammates in Meralco.\
- "PBA Player Profile : Nelbert "Bitoy" Omolon". PBA. Retrieved 27 July 2012.
- "PBA Trade 2012: Air21 gets Isip and Omolon from Meralco". Retrieved 27 July 2012.
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