Val Acuña

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Val Acuña
No. 33 – Blackwater Elite
Position Small forward
League PBA
Personal information
Born (1986-11-24) November 24, 1986 (age 28)
Ilagan City, Isabela
Nationality Filipino
Listed height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Listed weight 180 lb (82 kg)
Career information
College University of the East
PBA draft 2010 Round: 2 / Pick: 13th overall
Selected by the B-Meg Derby Ace Llamados
Pro career 2010–present
Career history
2009–2010 Philippine Patriots (ABL)
2010–2014 Purefoods Tender Juicy Giants/B-Meg Derby Ace Llamados/B-Meg Llamados/San Mig Cofee Mixers/San Mig Super Coffee Mixers
2014 GlobalPort Batang Pier
2014-present Blackwater Elite
Career highlights and awards

Hezy Val B. Acuña II (born November 24, 1986 in Ilagan City, Isabela) is a Filipino professional basketball player in the PBA who currently plays for the Blackwater Elite.

Collegiate Career[edit]

Acuña played straight out of the University of the East Red Warriors in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines, where he played for four seasons (2006 to 2009). He was also part of the Warriors team that finished runner-up to the Ateneo de Manila Blue Eagles in the 2009 season, where he averaged 19.2 points 7.2 assist and 11.2 rebounds in almost 32 minutes.

Professional Career[edit]

Acuña was selected in the 2010 PBA Draft by the B-Meg Derby Ace 3rd overall in the second round over Ford Arao and Jai Reyes. He previously played for the Philippine Patriots in the ABL.[1]