Jonas Villanueva

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Jonas Villanueva
No. 11 – NLEX Road Warriors
Position Point guard / Shooting guard
League PBA
Personal information
Born (1983-03-31) March 31, 1983 (age 33)
Bocaue, Bulacan, Philippines
Nationality Filipino
Listed height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Listed weight 170 lb (77 kg)
Career information
College Far Eastern University
PBA draft 2007 Round: 1 / Pick: 9th overall
Selected by the Magnolia Beverage Masters
Playing career 2007–present
Career history
2007–2010 San Miguel Beermen
2010–2013 San Mig Coffee Mixers
2013–2014 Barako Bull Energy
2014–present Air21 Express / NLEX Road Warriors
Career highlights and awards

Jonas Victolero Villanueva (born March 31, 1983) is a Filipino professional basketball player who currently plays for the NLEX Road Warriors in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA). Born in Bulacan, Philippines, he played for the FEU Tamaraws in which he helped the University to claim its 19th UAAP Men's Basketball Championship in its 68th season alongside Mark Isip, R.J. Rizada, Jeffrei Chan and former San Miguel teammate Arwind Santos.

He was selected 9th overall during the 2008 PBA draft by the San Miguel Beermen. He struggled as he played a backup role under longtime veteran Olsen Racela. But then, he was promoted as the team's starting point guard when former no. 1 draft pick Mike Cortez fell into a season-ending injury and the team's long-time floor leader Olsen Racela's game starting to fade away.

In the 2008–09 PBA season, he was awarded the Most Improved Player award. He won the Fern-C Finals MVP honor after winning the 2009 PBA Fiesta Conference Championship with San Miguel.[1]

In 2010, he was traded to Star Hotshots for Paul Artadi.

In 2013, he was traded alongside J.C. Intal to Barako Bull Energy Cola for Alex Mallari, Leo Najorda and Lester Alvarez.

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 December 10, 2013[2]

Season-by-season averages[edit]

Year Team GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2007-08 Magnolia/San Miguel 31 10.5 .493 .442 .682 1.4 1.4 .4 .06 3.4
2008-09 San Miguel 54 23.1 .413 .321 .694 3.2 4.0 1.0 .1 8.4
2009-10 San Miguel 55 21.1 .389 .302 .694 3.1 3.8 .7 .05 5.5
2010-11 Derby Ace/B-Meg 33 25.8 .361 .269 .735 3.1 3.2 .8 .09 9.0
2011-12 B-Meg 34 12.7 .367 .382 .667 1.6 1.4 .3 .1 3.7
2012-13 B-Meg/San Mig/Barako Bull 29 23.5 .322 .246 .652 2.5 3.1 .7 .1 5.6
2013-14 Barako Bull 5 18.8 .333 .455 .333 2.8 1.8 1.2 0 4.6
Career 241 19.9 .384 .316 .688 2.7 3.0 .7 .1 6.1

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