Jayson Castro "The Blur" Player Profile | Pilipinas Basketball History
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"The Blur" Jayson Castro William better known as Jayson Castro was born in Guagua Pampanga on the 30th of June 1986. Castro played for the PBA in 2008 and was hailed Asia's Best Point Guard in 2013. An vital cog for Philippine Basketball team, Jayson is near unstoppable in driving to the basket with his innate burst of speed and athleticism.
Filipino
Si "The Blur" Jayson Castro William na mas kilala bilang Jayson Castro ay ipinanganak sa Guagua Pampanga ika-30 ng Hunyo 1986. Naglaro si Castro para sa PBA taon 2008 at minsan ng tinanghal na Pinakamagaling na Guwardia sa Asya ng 2013. Mahirap pigilan si Jayson sa pag-atake sa basket sa natural niyang bilis at atletisismo.
 
Jayson Castro
•Height:
5 ' 11 • 1.80 m
•Position:
Point Guard
•Born:
June 30, 1986 • Guagua, Pampanga
•College:
Philippine Christian University • NCAA
•Real Name:
Jayson Castro William
•Jersey:
No. 17
Jayson Castro
Player photos sourced from FIBA
FIBA ASIA
SILVER
2013
WORLDS
21st
PLACER
FIBA ASIA
Best Guard
2013
PBA
BPC
4x
PBA
Champion
6x
Jersey Number 17
• Trivia:
Jayson Castro was once a star pointguard for the Singapore Slingers before slaying giants and opponents alike in the PBA and the international scene. In FIBA Asia, Castro played so well for Gilas Pilipinas that FIBA recognized him as Asia's Best Point Guard in 2013.
• His Memorable Quote:
• "Basta naman para sa bayan ready lang ako,"  Castro stated after being sidelined to injury before Asiad 2014 • "Wala naman sa pangalan yan eh. Nasa laro yan," Jayson said when asked about his name in FIBA Asia 2013
• What others said:
"I would say, Jayson Castro just because everybody's telling me about him. A lot of people have been comparing me to Jayson Castro and I'm honored after watching him play. It's great to be compared to somebody like him," upcoming 2014 PBA rookie Stanley Pringle on Castro
• PBA Draft History:
• Drafted 3rd Overall Pick • TALK N TEXT 2008 Season
• Signature Moves:
• Unstoppable Burst of Speed • Can penetrate defensive umbrella with ease
• Years in the PBA:
8 PBA Seasons

TALK ‘N TEXT
2008-PRESENT

FIBA WORLD CUP
2014

FIBA ASIA
2015

FIBA ASIA
2013

SEABA
2017

PBA
2008-PRESENT

PBL
2006-2008

NCAA 2003 – 2006
JAYSON CASTRO
“THE BLUR”
#17
• International career stats totals
Year
Event
GP
Mins
FGM
FGA
3M
3A
FTM
FTA
OR
DR
TOR
AST
STL
BLK
PTS
HI
• PBA career stats totals
Season
PBA Team
GP
Mins
FGM
FGA
3M
3A
FTM
FTA
TOR
OR
DR
AST
STL
BLK
PTS
HI
2013-14
Talk N Text
49
1442
80
217
263
651
216
274
198
54
DR
207
43
8
822
33
2012-13
Talk N Text
53
1475
51
159
242
600
231
318
235
50
DR
196
40
7
766
30
2011-12
Talk N Text
56
1619
74
204
271
653
206
290
220
55
DR
218
51
8
822
32
2010-11
Talk N Text
61
1531
35
115
231
605
227
300
235
66
DR
251
60
11
724
24
2009-10
Talk N Text
48
1214
25
76
172
385
110
172
176
34
DR
179
37
12
479
22
2008-09
Talk N Text
46
1103
29
88
154
351
154
179
156
45
DR
183
51
13
461
21
• PBA career stats averages
Season
PBA Team
GP
Mins
3P%
2P%
FT%
REB
AST
STL
BLK
PTS
HI
2013-14
Talk N Text
49
29.43
0.369
0.404
0.788
4.04
4.22
0.88
0.16
16.78
33
2012-13
Talk N Text
53
27.83
0.321
0.403
0.726
4.43
3.70
0.75
0.13
14.45
30
2011-12
Talk N Text
56
28.91
0.363
0.415
0.710
3.93
3.89
0.91
0.14
14.68
32
2010-11
Talk N Text
61
25.10
0.304
0.382
0.757
3.85
4.11
0.98
0.18
11.87
24
2009-10
Talk N Text
48
25.29
0.329
0.447
0.640
3.67
3.73
0.77
0.25
9.98
22
2008-09
Talk N Text
46
23.98
0.330
0.439
0.860
3.39
3.98
1.11
0.28
10.02
21
• International All-Time Career

FIBA World Cup

21st Place – 2014 Sevilla Spain

FIBA Asia Championship

SILVER – 2nd Place – 2015 Changsha China

FIBA Asia Championship

SILVER – 2nd Place – 2013 Manila Philippines

Olympic Qualifying Tour.

6th and last – 2016 Manila Philippines

FIBA Asia Challenge

5th Place – 2014 Wuhan China

FIBA World Qualifiers

2018

SEABA

2017 – Manila Philippines

GILAS PILIPINAS

2014 – 2019

• PBA All-Time Career

PBA Champion – 6x

Philippine Cup 2008–09, Philippine Cup 2010–11, Commissioner’s Cup 2011, Philippine Cup 2011–12, Philippine Cup 2013, Commissioner’s Cup 2015

Best Player of the Conference – 7x

Philippine Cup 2012–13, Commissioner’s Cup 2014, Commissioner’s Cup 2015, Governors’ Cup 2016

Finals MVP – 2x

Philippine Cup 2010–11, Commissioner’s Cup 2011

PBA 40 Greatest Players

Awarded 2015

Mythical First Team – 4x

2013 – 2016

Mythical 2nd Team – 3x

2011, 2012, 2017

PBA Scoring Champion

2014

All-Star Member – 7x

2013–2019

Most Improved Player

2011

PBA Mr. Quality Minutes

2009, 2011

PBA Order of Merit

2016

 

 
• Amateur BASKETBALL CAREER - NBL

Singapore Slingers

Australia NBL Team – Pre-Season 2008

MBL – MVP

2008 – Malaysia Basketball League





 
• Amateur BASKETBALL CAREER - PBL

PBL Champion – 2x

Unity Cup 2008, Silver Cup 2008 PBL

PBL Team – Harbour Centre

PBL MVP – 3x

2007 – 2008 PBL Seasons

PBL – Mythical Five – 4x

Silver 2007, Unity 2007, Silver 2008, Unity 2008

PBL Showcase Skills Challenge – 1x

2007

 
• cOLLEGE BASKETBALL CAREER - NCAA

Philippine Christian University

2003 – 2006

NCAA Champion – 1x

2004-2005

NCAA Mythical Five – 3x

2004 – 2006

 

 
written by Rock Punzalan
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