2007 PBA draft

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2007 PBA draft
General information
Date(s) August 19, 2007
Time 4:00 pm
Location Market! Market!, Taguig
Network(s) ABC
First selection Joe Devance, Welcoat Dragons
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The 2007 Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) rookie draft was an event at which teams drafted players from the amateur ranks. The event was held at Market! Market! in Taguig City on August 19, 2007. The Welcoat Dragons drafted Joe Devance of the University of Texas at El Paso and Toyota-Balintawak Road Kings to be the #1 draft pick. [1]

Round 1[edit]

PG Point guard SG Shooting guard SF Small forward PF Power forward C Center * Mythical team member # All-star
Pick Player Country of origin* PBA team College
1 Joe Devance*  United States Welcoat Dragons Texas-El Paso
2 Samigue Eman  Philippines Magnolia Beverage Masters (from Coca-Cola Tigers) U of Mindanao
3 Ryan Reyes#  United States Sta. Lucia Realtors Cal State Fullerton
4 J.C. Intal#  Philippines Air21 Express (from Coca-Cola Tigers via Air21 Express) Ateneo
5 Doug Kramer  Philippines Air21 Express (from Purefoods Tender Juicy Giants) Ateneo
6 Ken Bono  Philippines Alaska Aces Adamson
7 J.R. Quiñahan  Philippines Alaska Aces (from Red Bull Barako) UV
8 Yousif Aljamal  Philippines Air21 Express (to be returned to Talk 'N Text Phone Pals) San Beda
9 Jonas Villanueva  Philippines Magnolia Beverage Masters (from Barangay Ginebra Kings) FEU
10 Macky Escalona  Philippines Barangay Ginebra Kings Ateneo

Round 2[edit]

Pick Player Country of origin* PBA team College
11 Ronjay Buenafe  Philippines Sta. Lucia Realtors (from Coca-Cola Tigers) EAC
12 Ryan Araña  Philippines Welcoat Dragons De La Salle
13 Melvin Mamaclay  Philippines Sta. Lucia Realtors Adamson
14 Marvin Cruz  Philippines Air21 Express UP Diliman
15 Jojo Duncil  Philippines Red Bull Barako (from Purefoods Tender Juicy Giants) UST
16 Ardy Larong  Philippines Alaska Aces USJ-R
17
PASSED
18
PASSED
19
PASSED
20 RJ Masbang  Philippines Air21 Express (from Magnolia Beverage Masters) UE

Red Bull's two picks (supposedly 17th and 19th), and Talk 'N Text (supposedly 18th) were passed.

Draft-day trades[edit]

Undrafted players[edit]

Draftee's name followed by college. All undrafted players become free agents.

Players scrapped from the list[edit]

Jeffrei Chan of FEU withdrew his application.

Note[edit]

*All aspirants are Filipinos until proven otherwise.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Devance No.1 pick, Manila Times

External links[edit]

Preceded by
2006 PBA draft
PBA draft
2007
Succeeded by
2008 PBA draft