Rafi Reavis

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Rafi Reavis
No. 4 – San Mig Super Coffee Mixers
Position Power forward/Center
League PBA
Personal information
Born (1977-07-27) July 27, 1977 (age 37)
New York, United States
Nationality Filipino
Listed height 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight 210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
College Coppin State (1995–1999)
PBA draft 2002 Round: 1st / Pick: 2nd overall
Selected by the Coca-Cola Tigers
Pro career 2002–present
Career history
2002–2006 Coca-Cola Tigers
2006–2009 Barangay Ginebra Kings
2009–present B-Meg Llamados/B-Meg Derby Ace Llamados/San Mig Coffee Mixers/San Mig Super Coffee Mixers
Career highlights and awards
  • PBA Most Improved Player (2003)
  • PBA All-Star (2006,2013)

Rafael Pangilinan Reavis commonly known as Rafi Reavis (born July 27, 1977 in New York, United States) is a Filipino professional basketball player currently playing for the San Mig Coffee Mixers in the Philippine Basketball Association.

Personal life[edit]

Reavis was born as Rafael Pangilinan Reavis on July 27, 1977 in New York, United States, his father was Joselito Abundo and was born on South Cotobato, Philippines, Joselito Abundo met Reavis' mother Laura Missouri in New York, After three years, his mother and father breaked up, and together with his mother, Reavis moved to Florida, United States, He saw his father only two times on his whole life.

Reavis is a full-blooded Filipino, he got his surname Reavis when he was adopted by the Reavis Family and changed his last name.

Controversial trade to Ginebra[edit]

He had a good run during his time with the Coca-Cola Tigers before being involved in one of the most controversial trades in PBA history. The trade involved Rudy Hatfield, Billy Mamaril, Aries Dimaunahan, and Ervin Sotto.

Ginebra to Purefoods Multi-player deal trade[edit]

Barangay Ginebra traded Paul Artadi, Rafi Reavis, and the rights to 2009 8th pick overall Chris Timberlake for Enrico Villanueva, Rich Alvarez, Celino Cruz, and Paolo Bugia of Purefoods. Burger King acted as the conduit team, trading Pocholo Villanueva to Ginebra and acquiring the rights to 2009 Rookie draft 18th pick Orlando Daroya and future picks.

Awards[edit]

2003 PBA Most Improved Player

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