Eric Salamat

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In this Philippine name, the middle name or maternal family name is Laboriante and the surname or paternal family name is Salamat.
Eric Salamat
Free agent
Position Point guard
Personal information
Born (1988-04-26) April 26, 1988 (age 29)
Nationality Filipino
Listed height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Listed weight 190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school San Sebastian College – Recoletos de Manila
College Ateneo de Manila University
PBA draft 2011 Round: 2 / Pick: 13th overall
Selected by the Alaska Aces
Playing career 2011–present
Career history
2011–2012 Alaska Aces
2012–2013 Air21 Express
2013–2014 Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters
2015–2016 Pacquiao Powervit Pilipinas Aguilas / Pilipinas MX3 Kings
Career highlights and awards

Eric Carlo Laboriante Salamat (born April 26, 1988) is a Filipino professional basketball player. He last played for the Pilipinas MX3 Kings of the ASEAN Basketball League (ABL). He was drafted 13th overall in the 2011 PBA draft by the Alaska Aces. He was one of the key players of the Ateneo Blue Eagles who won the UAAP title from 2008 to 2010.

College career[edit]

Salamat played for the Ateneo de Manila University Men's Senior Basketball team in the UAAP from 2006 to 2010. He was a member of the three-peat Ateneo Blue Eagles team who won the UAAP Men's Basketball titles in 2008, 2009, and 2010.

Professional career[edit]

After Salamat finished his 5 years in college, he was already eligible for the 2011 PBA draft. He declared for the said draft where he was drafted 13th overall by the Aces.[1]

On May 29, 2012, together with a 2nd round pick for 2012, he was traded to Air21 in exchange for RJ Jazul.[2]

In 2015, Salamat signed with the Pacquiao Powervit Pilipinas Aguilas (now the Pilipinas MX3 Kings) of the ABL.

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 28, 2013[3]

Season[edit]

Year Team GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2011–12 Alaska / Air21 27 9.6 .365 .250 .562 .9 .7 .4 .0 2.6
2012–13 Air21 2 10.5 .125 .000 .000 1.0 .0 1.0 .5 1.0
2013–14 Talk 'N Text 3 3.7 .143 .000 1.000 .0 .3 .3 .0 1.3
Career 32 9.1 .326 .211 .611 0.8 .7 .5 .3 2.4

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mikkel Bolante (August 28, 2011). "Casio first, Lee second in 2011 PBA draft". InterAksyon. Retrieved September 16, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Alaska acquires Jazul from Air 21 for Salamat, 2nd round pick". News5. May 29, 2012. Retrieved April 21, 2015. 
  3. ^ Player Profile at PBA-Online!

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