Nic Belasco

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Nic Belasco
Nic Belasco.jpg
Phoenix Fuel Masters
Position Assistant coach
League PBA
Personal information
Born (1973-12-10) December 10, 1973 (age 44)
Stockton, California, United States
Nationality Filipino / American
Listed height 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight 210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
College Notre Dame de Namur
PBA draft 1997 Round: 1 / Pick: 2nd overall
Selected by the Sunkist Orange Juicers
Playing career 1997–2014
Position Small forward / Power forward
Number 0, 1, 3, 6, 33
Coaching career 2015–present
Career history
As player:
1997–1999 Sunkist Orange Juicers/Pop Cola Panthers
1999–2006 San Miguel Beermen
2006–2007 Alaska Aces
2007–2008 Welcoat Dragons
2008–2009 Coca-Cola Tigers
2009–2010 Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters
2010 Sta. Lucia Realtors
2012 Westports Malaysia Dragons
2012 Powerade Tigers
2012–2014 Alaska Aces
As coach:
2015 Laguna BUSA Warriors
2016–present Phoenix Fuel Masters (assistant)
Career highlights and awards

Nicholas M. Belasco (born December 10, 1973), better known as Nic Belasco, is a Filipino-American retired professional basketball player. He was drafted 2nd overall by Sunkist in 1997. Born in Stockton, California, he was an import for the Westports Malaysia Dragons in the Asean Basketball League. He is currently an assistant coach for the Phoenix Fuel Masters of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA). He founded the Belasco Unlimited Skills Academy (BUSA).[1]

San Miguel Beermen[edit]

He has won 8 championships in his PBA career, six of them which he earned with San Miguel Beermen.

Welcoat Dragons[edit]

On 2006-2007 season, Belasco was signed by the Welcoat Dragons.

Coca-Cola Tigers[edit]

On March 7, 2008, Belasco was shipped to the Coca-Cola Tigers in exchange for Mark Isip.

Talk n' Text Tropang Texters[edit]

On August 3, 2009, in a three-way trade involving the Barako Bull Energy Boosters, Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters, and Coca-Cola Tigers, Belasco was shipped to the Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters, Rob Reyes to the Barako Bull Energy Boosters and Larry Rodriguez to the Coca-Cola Tigers.

Powerade Tigers[edit]

On June 2012, after the Dragons were eliminated by the San Miguel Beermen in the semi-finals of the ABL 2-1, he was signed by the Powerade Tigers.

Player profile[edit]

Belasco is one of the many reliable big men in the league during his playing days. He is a workhorse inside the paint and is a good shooter from the outside. Belasco is also a proven defense specialist.