Chris Ross (basketball)

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Chris Ross
PBA - Rain or Shine vs San Miguel - Chris Ross-San Miguel - 2016-0107 (23617092014).jpg
Ross (left) being guarded by Gabe Norwood
No. 6 – San Miguel Beermen
Position Point guard / Shooting guard
League PBA
Personal information
Born (1985-03-09) March 9, 1985 (age 32)
San Antonio, Texas
Nationality Filipino / American
Listed height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Listed weight 180 lb (82 kg)
Career information
High school John Jay (San Antonio, Texas)
College Panola College (2003–2004)
McLennan CC (2004–2005)
Marshall (2005–2007)
PBA draft 2009 Round: 1 / Pick: 3rd overall
Selected by the Burger King Whoppers
Playing career 2009–present
Career history
2009 Coca-Cola Tigers
2009–2010 Sta. Lucia Realtors
2010–2013 Meralco Bolts
2013–present Petron Blaze Boosters / San Miguel Beermen
Career highlights and awards

Christopher "Chris" Ross (born March 9, 1985 in San Antonio, Texas) is a Filipino-American [1] professional basketball player. He currently plays for the San Miguel Beermen in the Philippine Basketball Association. He plays the point guard position.[2]

Originally selected as the fourth pick of the 2009 PBA draft, Ross was traded to the Coca-Cola Tigers for the latter's first-round pick in the 2010 Draft. After a one-year stint with the Coca-Cola Tigers in the 2009-2010 season, he was traded to Sta. Lucia in exchange for Paolo Mendoza.

On October 11, 2013 Chris Ross traded by the Meralco Bolts to GlobalPort Batang Pier along with Chris Timberlake for rookie guard AJ Mandani and star Gary David.

On October 30, 2013 Chris Ross was shipped again by GlobalPort Batang Pier to Petron Blaze Boosters for Denok Miranda.

On February 3, 2016 Chris Ross was named Finals MVP after scoring a career high of 21 points with five rebounds, five assists, and completing four out of six 3-point shots in game 7 of the 2016 Philippine Cup Finals.[3]

On October 14, 2016 Chris Ross was recognized during the PBA Leo Awards Night as he was named to the PBA All-Defensive Team.[4]

On February 10, 2017 Chris became the 27th player in PBA history to reach 500 career steals.

PBA career statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played  MPG  Minutes per game  FG%  Field-goal percentage
 3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage  RPG  Rebounds per game
 APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game  BPG  Blocks per game
 PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high

Correct as of October 4, 2016[5]

Season-by-season[edit]

Year Team GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2009–10 Coca-Cola / Sta. Lucia 37 16.9 .381 .095 .467 2.4 2.6 1.0 .2 4.5
2010–11 Meralco 25 32.5 .376 .000 .526 5.4 6.2 2.0 .3 8.0
2011–12 Meralco 29 29.3 .333 .180 .600 4.1 6.1 1.6 .3 6.5
2012–13 Meralco 42 28.6 .312 .145 .610 4.2 6.6 1.7 .2 5.2
2013–14 Petron / San Miguel 35 24.1 .381 .182 .714 3.3 5.1 1.9 .0 7.8
2014–15 San Miguel 54 20.1 .435 .245 .679 2.9 2.7 1.4 .2 5.4
2015–16 San Miguel 57 26.1 .381 .206 .728 3.6 4.8 2.0 .3 6.5
Career 279 24.8 .370 .178 .630 3.6 4.7 1.6 .2 6.1

References[edit]

  1. ^ Payo, Jasmine (June 27, 2010). "Three more Fil-Ams sign up for PBA draft". Philippine Daily Inquirer. Archived from the original on August 3, 2009. Retrieved September 14, 2010. 
  2. ^ Joble, Rey (August 17, 2010). "Meralco's PBA team wants franchise player". GMANews.TV. Retrieved September 13, 2010. 
  3. ^ "SMB guard Chris Ross named Finals MVP". INQUIRER.net. The Inquirer Company. 3 February 2016. Retrieved 7 February 2016. 
  4. ^ "PBA Leo Awards 2016 Winners & Nominees (Complete List)". PinoyBoxBreak. Retrieved October 18, 2016. 
  5. ^ Player Profile at PBA-Online!

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