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Beau Belga “Extra Rice Inc” Player Profile Philippine Basketball Team
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“Extra Rice Inc.” Beau Michael Vincent Belga better known as Big Beau, was born on the 30th November 1985 in Gubat Sorsogon. Belga is a physical enforcer in the PBA where he began on 2008 and in the Philippine Basketball Team as part of the Gilas squad. Beau not only imposed physical presence in the hardcourt, but also flashed a veteran demeanor, a decent pump-fake three and a hard-nosed defense.

Filipino

Si “Extra Rice Inc.” Beau Michael Vincent Belga na mas kilala bilang Big Beau, ay ipinanganak ika-30 ng Nobyembre 1985 sa Gubat Sorsogon. Si Belga ay isang pisikal na manlalaro sa PBA kung saan siya nagsimula taon 2008 at maging sa koponang pambansa na Gilas Pilipinas. Hindi lang ang gulang ni Belga ang maaalala kundi pati ang kanyang pamekeng tres, gulang, at mabigat na depensa.

 



 
•Height:
6’5 • 1.96m

•Position:
Power Forward

•Born:
November 30, 1985 • Gubat, Sorsogon

•College:
Philippine Christian University

•Real Name:
Beau Michael Vincent Belga

•Jersey:
No. 30

 
Player photos sourced from FIBA Asia • Gider Flicker
FIBA ASIA
Scoring Title
677890

JONES CUP
Scoring Title
677890

PBA
Scoring Title
677890

PBA
Scoring Title
677890

PBA
Scoring Title
677890

 
• Trivia:
Before being known as the “13th Man” of Gilas Pilipinas and as “Big Boy” in the PBA, Belga powered the PCU Dolphins. A standout in the NCAA school Philippine Christian University, Beau, together with upcoming PBA superstars Gabby Espinas and Jayson Castro, steered PCU to its first ever NCAA championship year 2004. In 2007, Belga lifted Pilipinas to the Gold medal in the Southeast Asian Games as starting center.
• His Memorable Quote:
• “wala namang kaso sakin basta para sa Pilipinas,” in his inclusion to Gilas Pilipinas 2013 
• What others said:
“Kayang-kaya niya makipagbanggaan, hindi takot, matapang.” Coach Ryan Gregorio on Belga
• PBA Draft History:
• Drafted 7th Overall • PUREFOODS 2008 Season
• Signature Moves:
• Baseball pass • Patented Pump-Fake Three-Point shot • Hard Nosed Defense • Decent Jumper • Low Post presence
• Major Leagues Played For:
PBA
FIBA•CUP
JONES
PBL
NCAA
6 PBA Seasons

GP HI AVG
345

623
GP HI AVG

623
GP HI AVG

623
GP HI AVG

623
GP HI AVG

623
GP HI AVG

623
GP HI AVG

623
GP HI AVG

623
GP HI AVG

623
GP HI AVG

Belga was several times part of the roster of Gilas Pilipinas either as practice or roster player, hence Beau was considered as “13th man”, most of the time the last man cut from the national roster. In 2014, Beau was part of the Bronze Medal winning RP team in FIBA Asia Cup Stankovic Wuhan China. Belga also suited-up for Gilas in exhibition games in Miami and the European tour as preparation for FIBA World Cup in Seville Spain.

• National Team Tour of Duty

RP Team
FIBA Asia Championship
1987 •

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

• International Accomplishments

4th
FIBA Asia Championship
1987 •

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

• PRO Career: PBA Philippine Basketball Association

Drafted 7th Overall • PUREFOODS
2008 PBA Season Draft

PUREFOODS TENDER JUICY GIANTS
2008 – 2009

BURGER KING WHOPPERS
2009 – 2010

AIR21 EXPRESS
2009 – 2010

MERALCO BOLTS
2010 – 2011

RAIN OR SHINE ELASTOPAINTERS
2011 – 2014

• PRO Career Accomplishments: PBA – Philippine Basketball Association

PBA Champion • 1x
2012 GC

 
 

 
 

• Amateur Career: Smart Gilas NT Program

SMART GILAS

 
 

 
 

• College Career: Philippine Christian University • UAAP

PHILIPPINE CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY
2004

NCAA Champion • 1x
2004

 
 

• International All-Time Career Totals

Year
Event
GP
Mins
FGM
FGA
3M
3A
FTM
FTA
OR
DR
TOR
AST
STL
BLK
PTS
HI

• International Career Averages

Year
Event
GP
Mins
3P%
2P%
FT%
REB
AST
STL
BLK
PTS
HI

2012
Jones Cup
8
16.63
0.281
0.328
0.778
1.4
0.3
0.3
0.0
8.5

• PBA All-Time Career Totals

Season
PBA Team
GP
Mins
FGM
FGA
3M
3A
FTM
FTA
TOR
OR
DR
AST
STL
BLK
PTS
HI

2008-09
Purefoods • Burger King
40
637
8
31
94
175
38
71
160
47
DR
32
21
3
234
17

2009-10
Burger King • Air21
38
868
6
26
110
258
73
104
238
67
DR
47
23
24
299
17

2010-11
Meralco
41
824
9
31
108
235
51
75
208
67
DR
55
14
14
276
20

2011-12
Rain or Shine
53
1168
22
89
132
312
70
108
269
50
DR
69
29
24
358
20

2012-13
Rain or Shine
57
1269
41
166
138
382
73
118
335
59
DR
98
33
19
390
18

2013-14
Rain or Shine
59
1321
51
173
181
412
96
153
302
55
DR
92
38
27
509
21

• PBA Career Averages

Year
Event
GP
Mins
3P%
2P%
FT%
REB
AST
STL
BLK
PTS
HI

2008-09
Purefoods • Burger King
40
15.93
0.258
0.537
0.535
4.00
0.80
0.53
0.07
5.85
17

2009-10
Burger King • Air21
38
22.84
0.231
0.426
0.702
6.26
1.24
0.61
0.63
7.87
17

2010-11
Meralco
41
20.10
0.290
0.460
0.680
5.07
1.34
0.34
0.34
6.73
20

2011-12
Rain or Shine
53
22.04
0.247
0.423
0.648
5.08
1.30
0.55
0.45
6.75
20

2012-13
Rain or Shine
57
22.26
0.247
0.361
0.619
5.88
1.72
0.58
0.33
6.84
18

2013-14
Rain or Shine
59
22.39
0.295
0.439
0.627
5.12
1.56
0.64
0.46
8.63
21

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