PBA 2024: Caelan Tiongson, a Fil-Am, formally enters the PBA Draft

Jun 29, 2024

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MANILA, Philippines – The former star for Alabam Pilipinas is at last bringing his skills to the PBA. Teams will be able to choose Caelan Tiongson officially in the next PBA Draft.

The Fil-Am forward has already sent his application for the July 14 procedures to the league office located in Libis, Quezon City.

Tiongson is scheduled to compete for Strong Group Athletics in the next Jones Cup, which is scheduled for July 13–21 in Taipei, therefore he may miss the rookie selection event itself.

Representatives for the 32-year-old are Espiritu Manotoc Basketball Management, or EMBM.

Following Evan Nelle, Ben Philips, CJ Cansino, Francis Escandor, DJ Mitchell, Calvin Payawal, CJ Catapusan, and Paul Garcia, Tiongson is the last to formally apply for the draft.

Setting the Alab ablaze. The Biola University product, who played for Chong Son Kung FU in the now-defunct Asean Basketball League (ABL) before moving his act to Alab Pilipinas, had long been waiting for a chance to play in the PBA.

The Pomona, California native chose to give up basketball just before the pandemic struck, but he returned to the sport two years later with the Taoyuan Leopards of Taiwan’s T1 League.

Caelan Tiongson: An Odyssey in Basketball

The basketball career of Caelan Tiongson is evidence of his tenacity, flexibility, and love for the game. His path as a player has been defined by important turning points and standout performances throughout his career, which began with college basketball in the United States and continued with professional leagues in Taiwan and the Philippines.

Tiongson signed with San Miguel Alab Pilipinas in the ASEAN Basketball League (ABL) to pursue a career in basketball after graduating from college. This change was significant since it signaled the start of his global career. Tiongson became a vital member of Alab Pilipinas very fast, being a fierce competitor on both ends of the court. His ability to score and create opportunities, along with his strong defensive play, made him a vital member of the squad.

During his tenure with Alab Pilipinas, Tiongson gave a number of exceptional performances. He was instrumental in the team’s triumphant campaigns and elevated their level of ABL competition. Tiongson made more than simply statistical contributions; he was a leader both on and off the court, leading by example with his tenacity and work ethic.

Unexpectedly, Tiongson made the decision to resign from the NBA and give up playing basketball. But his passion for the game was too great for him to be absent for very long. Tiongson returned to the court after a brief break, this time to play for the Taoyuan Leopards in Taiwan’s T1 League. Both fans and colleagues were thrilled to see the dynamic attacker back in action when he made his comeback

Tiongson, who was playing for the Taoyuan Leopards, kept showcasing his abilities. His flexibility as a player was highlighted by his ability to adjust to various leagues and playing styles. Tiongson was a seasoned figure in Taiwan who provided stability and leadership to his club in addition to being a player.

Caelan Tiongson’s basketball career is a tale of development and resiliency rather than merely a run of teams and competitions. His versatility and ability to succeed in a variety of cutthroat settings say much about his aptitude and character. In addition to becoming well-known on the court, Tiongson’s career has served as an inspiration to a number of aspiring sportsmen.

Tiongson leaves a legacy of tenacity and enthusiasm as he plays and contributes to the game. Caelan Tiongson continues to be a well-known figure in basketball, representing the essence of a real athlete who never gives up on excellence, whether he is competing in the ABL, T1 League, or other leagues. His career is a testament to the fact that anyone can achieve extraordinary success and have a long-lasting influence on the sport through hard work and devotion.

Basketball player Caelan Tiongson was born in Pomona on May 7, 1992. He stands six feet four (1 m93 / 6-4) tall. Position: small forward. Next venture: PBA Draft 2024.

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