Alfonso Marquez (basketball)
|FIBA Asia Championship|
|1960 Manila||Team competition|
|1967 Seoul||Team competition|
A product of Ateneo de Zamboanga High School team and the University of Visayas, he came to Manila joining the Ysmael Steel Admirals in 1958. He won six championships as a part of the Ysmael Steel squad. An all-around player, he could play the center, forward and guard positions.
Marquez also appeared at the Olympic Games as a member of the country's national basketball team. At the 1968 Mexico Olympics, Marquez and another Hall of Famer Ed Ocampo took turns in shackling Shin Dong Pa as the Philippines beat South Korea, 63-60. Marquez shot 18 points and Shin, 16.
He later played for MERALCO and Mariwasa during the 1970s in the Manila Industrial and Commercial Athletic Association.
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