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|No. 33 – GlobalPort Batang Pier|
|Position||Small forward / Shooting guard|
December 7, 1986 |
|Listed height||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Listed weight||185 lb (84 kg)|
|High school||Siena College of Quezon City|
|College||University of Santo Tomas|
|PBA draft||2011 Round: 1 / Pick: 10th overall|
|Selected by the Barako Bull Energy|
|2011–2012||Barako Bull Energy|
|2012–2015||Barangay Ginebra San Miguel|
|2015||Barako Bull Energy|
|2015–2016||Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters / TNT Tropang Texters / Tropang TNT / TNT KaTropa|
|2017–present||GlobalPort Batang Pier|
|Career highlights and awards|
Dylan Simon R. Ababou (born December 7, 1986) is a Filipino professional basketball player for the GlobalPort Batang Pier of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA). He was drafted 10th overall in 2011 by the Energy. He was one of the key players of the UST Growling Tigers who won the UAAP title in 2006. He was also named the 2009 UAAP Season MVP. He also played for the Philippines men's national basketball team.
Ababou played for the UST Growling Tigers Men's Senior Basketball team in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines from 2005 to 2009. In 2006, he was one of the members of Growling Tigers who won the title against the heavily favored Ateneo Blue Eagles 2-1. In 2009. He also won the Sixth Man of the Year award for that season. Ababou was crowned the Season MVP on his final year with the Tigers.
Immediately after his collegiate career with the Tigers ended, Ababou was called to join the Smart Gilas Philippine national team together with the likes of Chris Tiu, JVee Casio, Mac Baracael and Mark Barroca, players whom he faced during his college career. However, his tenure with Smart Gilas did not go well as he had limited playing time with the team. Also, the arrival of Marcio Lassiter and Chris Lutz to Smart Gilas did not bode well with Ababou as his playing time grew even more limited.
Barako Bull Energy
In the 2011 PBA Draft, he was drafted 10th overall by the Energy. In his first game with the Energy he scored 20 points on 8-13 FG as he led the Energy to a victory against the Barangay Ginebra Kings 88-75. Ababou became a key player for the Energy since then and has been in the starting lineup. The Energy made the quarterfinals but were knocked off by the Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters who had a twice-to-beat advantage. At the end of the conference, Ababou averaged 11.9 points, 4.7 rebounds, on 41% field goal shooting and 36% 3 point shooting.
Barangay Ginebra San Miguel
Ababou was traded from the Energy to the Barangay Ginebra Kings alongside Kerby Raymundo from the Llamados. The Llamados got J.C. Intal from the Kings while the Energy got Ronald Tubid and Reil Cervantes from the Kings.
Back To Barako Bull Energy Again
Traded to Talk 'N Text
Traded to Blackwater
PBA career statistics
|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 2, 2016
|2011–12||Barako Bull / Barangay Ginebra||42||22.6||.406||.299||.816||3.1||.7||.2||.3||8.0|
|2014–15||Barangay Ginebra / Barako Bull||18||10.8||.400||.387||.875||1.1||.2||.2||.0||3.7|
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- "Ababou is UAAP MVP". The Manila Bulletin Newspaper Online. Retrieved 9 October 2011.
- "'Super Ababou' ready to put heartbreak, disappointments behind". interaksyon.com. Retrieved 11 October 2011.
- "Casio, Lee headline top rookie pick". PBA.ph. Archived from the original on 14 September 2011. Retrieved 16 September 2011.
- "PRIZED ROOKIE TOW BARAKO BULL PAST GINEBRA". PBA.ph. Retrieved 14 October 2011.
- "PBA OKs Raymundo-Intal-Ababou deal". interaksyon.com. Retrieved 28 January 2012.
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