Powerade selects JV Casio as first overall pick in 2011 PBA Draft | Inquirer Sports

Powerade selects JV Casio as first overall pick in 2011 PBA Draft

By: - Reporter / @MarkGiongcoINQ
/ 04:56 PM August 28, 2011

MANILA—Powerade, raring to erase its stigma as a cellar-dweller, selected Smart Gilas mainstay JVee Casio as the first overall pick Sunday in the 2011 PBA Draft at the Robinsons Mall in Ermita, Manila.

Casio, the five-foot-10 marksman, bolstered his stock with a stellar showing with the Nationals in the recently concluded William Jones Cup.

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“I still can’t believe it. It’s been a dream for me to play in the PBA,” said Casio.

The Tigers will also pick fourth in the first round

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