Boy Cabahug

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Elmer "Boy" Cabahug
Personal information
Born (1964-06-01) June 1, 1964 (age 52)
Cebu City, Philippines
Nationality Filipino
Listed height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Listed weight 165 lb (75 kg)
Career information
College University of the Visayas
PBA draft 1989
Selected by the Alaska Air Force
Playing career 1989–1998
Position Shooting guard
Number 9
Career history
1989-1990 Alaska Milkmen
1991-1993 Purefoods Hotdogs
1994-1996 Pepsi Mega Hotshots
1997-1998 Sta. Lucia Realtors
Career highlights and awards

1989 All-Star MVP
Season Leader (1994): Three-Point Percentage
1994 Sportsmanship Award

1992 Mythical Second Team

Elmer "Boy" Cabahug (born June 1, 1964 in Cebu City, Philippines) is a retired Filipino professional basketball player in the Philippine Basketball Association[1] and the former head coach of the University of the Visayas Green Lancers varsity team.[2]

Basketball career[edit]

Boy is a third generation representative of the Cabahug clan in basketball. Grandfather Atty.Cesar Cabahug was a member of the 1938 National collegiate champions University of Visayas while his father Eduardo Cabahug likewise played for the UV Lancers that were national collegiate champions in 1957.

As a high school at the St.Louis school, Boy had his stint as a junior player in the Cebu Catholic Schools Athletic Association (CSAA) during his first and second year in the secondary level. His biggest break was given to him by his U.V. coach Ining Completo. While playing with the Lancers, he won the MVP plum twice in 1981 and again in 1983 in the CAAA. His amateur stint includes being recruited to play for Mama's Love in the PABL and later on with RFM-Swifts, he briefly saw action for the national team before making it to the PBA in 1989 with the Alaska Milkmen. In his rookie year, Boy was voted MVP of the PBA All-Star game.


  1. ^ "Big Win for Pepsi, Yang". Manila Standard. 26 September 1994. Retrieved 20 December 2010. 
  2. ^ "Triple grandslam for UV Lancers". Philippine Star. 10 October 2008. Retrieved 20 December 2010. 
  • Hardcourt: The Official Philippine Basketball Association Annual