Al Vergara

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Al Vergara
Personal information
Born (1979-12-20) December 20, 1979 (age 37)
Philippines
Nationality  Philippines
Listed height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Listed weight 165 lb (75 kg)
Career information
College St. Francis of Assisi
PBA draft 2006 / Undrafted
Selected by the Purefoods Tender Juicy Giants
Playing career 2008–present
Position Point guard
Career history
2008-10, 2010-11 Singapore Slingers (;
2009 Purefoods Tender Juicy Giants
2010 Barako Energy Coffee Masters
2011-12 Philippine Patriots
2012 Barako Bull Energy
2014 Saigon Heat (2013), GlobalPort Batang Pier (2013/14), Singapore Slingers

Al Vergara (born December 20, 1979) is a Filipino professional basketball player.

Vergara started off his professional career with the Singapore Slingers in the inaugural Asean Basketball League and played there for two seasons before joining Purefoods Tender Juicy Giants in the Philippine Basketball Association on loan from the Slingers, for the 2009 PBA Fiesta Conference.[1]

An undrafted player in the 2006 PBA Draft, he played collegiately for the St. Francis of Assisi College Golden Doves, with current PBA players brothers Yancy and Ranidel de Ocampo, Ervin Sotto, and Erick Canlas.

Known for his athleticism, efficiency, and excellent plays, Vergara is best remembered for his role in the so-called Harbour Centre dynasty in the amateur Philippine Basketball League from 2006 to date. That feat led to him being signed by the Singapore Slingers in 2008 and becoming its starting point guard to replace Jayson Castro.[2]

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