Ken Bono

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Ken Bono
PBA - Meralco vs Alaska - Ken Bono - Meralco - 2016-0425 (26581754301).jpg
No. 25 – Meralco Bolts
Position Power forward
League PBA
Personal information
Born (1984-06-19) June 19, 1984 (age 33)
Iloilo City, Philippines
Nationality Filipino
Listed height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight 280 lb (127 kg)
Career information
High school Iloilo Central Commercial High School
College Adamson University
PBA draft 2007 Round: 1 / Pick: 6th overall
Selected by the Alaska Aces
Playing career 2007–present
Career history
2007–2008 Alaska Aces
2008–2009 San Miguel Beermen
2009–2010 Coca Cola Tigers
2010–2011 Barako Bull Energy Boosters
2012 Bangkok Cobras
2012–2013 B-Meg Llamados / San Mig Coffee Mixers
2013–present Meralco Bolts
Career highlights and awards

Karl Kenneth Odani "Ken" Bono (born June 19, 1984) is a Filipino basketball player for the Meralco Bolts of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA).[1] He played collegiate basketball for the Adamson Soaring Falcons in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) from 2003 to 2006 and was named the league's Most Valuable Player in his final season before being selected sixth overall by the Alaska Aces in the 2007 PBA draft.

In the Philippine Basketball League (PBL), Bono played for Montaña Pawnshop and Cebuana Lhuillier. In his last conference in the PBL, he was the MVP frontrunner but lost the award to Jayson Castro of Harbour Centre due to lack of media votes. He also played for the Bangkok Cobras in the ASEAN Basketball League.

Achievements[edit]

University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP)[edit]

  • 2006 Most Valuable Player
  • 2006 Mythical First Team

Philippine Basketball League (PBL)[edit]

  • 2006 Most Improved Player
  • 2006 Mythical Second Team
  • 2007 Sportsmanship Award
  • 2007 Mythical First Team

Philippine Basketball Association (PBA)[edit]

Philippine Sportswriters Association[edit]

  • 2006 Amateur Player of the Year

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 19, 2016[2]

Season-by-season averages[edit]

Year Team GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2007–08 Alaska / Magnolia 29 8.5 .466 .538 .727 2.3 .4 .0 .1 3.8
2008–09 San Miguel 24 8.2 .402 .250 .667 2.2 .2 .1 .2 3.5
2009–10 Coca-Cola 24 8.7 .338 .100 .800 2.4 .4 .1 .0 2.8
2010–11 Barako Bull 8 14.5 .370 1.000 .750 3.8 .5 .3 .1 5.5
2011–12 B-Meg 3 1.7 .000 .000 .000 1.2 .2 .0 .0 3.0
2015–16 Meralco 18 6.5 .342 .000 1.000 1.1 .5 .0 .0 1.8
Career 106 8.4 .391 .311 .758 2.2 .4 .1 .1 3.2

Personal life[edit]

Bono is the son of an American ex-marine Anthony Shannon and Maria Nonie Bono of Iloilo City. He is married and a father of one.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Burger King gets Pingris, Bono for Santos". GMA News and Public Affairs. July 27, 2009. Retrieved February 15, 2011. 
  2. ^ Player Profile at PBA-Online!