Rafael Pangilinan "Rafi" Reavis (born July 27, 1977 in New York, USA) is a Filipino-American professional basketball player currently playing for the San Mig Coffee Mixers in the Philippine Basketball Association. He is well known for his good shotblocking abilities. Reavis, at 6'10", is among the most reliable post defenders in the league.
About The Player
The 2003 PBA Most Improved Player has given the Purefoods Tender Juicy Giants's frontline a different look during his entry to the team, with his defensive skills and rebounding abilities.
Controversial trade to Ginebra
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
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.
2003 PBA Most Improved Player