It appears that former Alab Pilipinas guard Kiefer Ravena has officially decided to put his name into the Philippine Basketball Association’s 2017 Rookie Draft pool. Ravena just shared the news on his Twitter profile:
#PBADraft2017 Here we go. ??
— Kiefer Ravena (@kieferravena) October 9, 2017
The 6’0” guard played two games in the ASEAN Basketball League semifinals before Alab Pilipinas bowed out against the Singapore Slingers. He last played in a professional setting when he suited up for Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas in the recent 2017 FIBA Asia Champions Cup club tournament in Chenzhou, China.
Expected to be a top three pick in the draft, it is yet unclear whether Ravena has any intention to play in the ABL this season. Fellow Gilas Pilipinas National Team member Christian Standhardinger is also in the same draft but has signed a contract to play for the Hong Kong Eastern club this upcoming ABL season.
The 2017 PBA Draft will be held on October 29, while the ABL season begins on November 17.