Ryan Reyes

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Ryan Reyes
No. 10 – Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters
Position Shooting guard
League PBA
Personal information
Born (1983-08-10) August 10, 1983 (age 31)
Los Angeles, California
Nationality Filipino / American
Listed height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Listed weight 190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
PBA draft 2007 Round: 1 / Pick: 3rd overall
Selected by the Sta. Lucia Realtors
Pro career 2007–present
Career history
2007–2010 Sta. Lucia Realtors
2010–present Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters
Career highlights and awards
  • PBA All-Rookie Team (2008)
  • 4x PBA All-Defensive Team (2008, 2010-2012)
  • PBA Rookie of the Year (2008)
  • PBA Sportmsmanship Award (2009)
  • 3x PBA All-Star (2008-10)

Ryan Jay Reyes (born August 10, 1983) is a Filipino-American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters of the Philippine Basketball Association. Nicknamed D-Energizer for his energetic style of play, he was drafted third overall by the Sta. Lucia Realtors in 2007, a testament to his potential, as import picks in the PBA draft are used on taller prospects. In the 2008 season, Ryan delivered on his potential by winning the Rookie of the Year honor and the 2008 PBA Championship.

Basketball Career[edit]

Prior to his current PBA career, Reyes also saw action in the National Basketball Conference (NBC) and played for the Cebuana Lhuillier-sponsored national team in 2005. He was named the Fantastic Freshman during the PBL's 2007 Conference awards. In August 2007, while studying in the United States, Ryan had to decide whether to finish his last semester of Kinesiology studies at California State-Fullerton or go to the Philippines and apply for the PBA draft. He chose the latter and was drafted third overall by the Sta. Lucia Realtors. Ryan was one of the few pure point guards in the 2007 PBA Draft. His great size, athletic ability, solid perimeter shooting, driving skills, general court vision, defensive instincts, ball handling, and confidence in his abilities made him stand out from the other point guards.

Ryan was an integral part of the Sta. Lucia Realtors 2007-08 Championship season, won PBA rookie of the year honors, and was the only rookie to play in the 2008 PBA All-Star Game. He also won the Sportsmanship award was the first rookie to win Player of the Week (December 17–23, 2007), and Player of the Month (December 2007). In 2008, Ryan was named into the RP Training Pool under coach Yeng Guiao. In 2009, Ryan was a member of the PBA's Powerade Team Pilipinas basketball team that won the SEABA Championship. On May 14, 2010, The Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters traded to acquire Ryan from Sta. Lucia Realtors.

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