Kobe Paras Player Profile Philippine Basketball Team
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Player Profile: Kobe Lorenzo Paras, more commonly known as Kobe, was born 19th of September 1997 in Quezon City. Kobe was a regular fixture in the youth FIBA tournaments and twice won the Slam Dunk U18 3×3 FIBA World competitions. At 6’7, Paras is an athletic prospect and at shooting forward creates tremendous mismatches to his opponents.

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Si Kobe Lorenzo Paras, na mas kilala sa Kobe, ay ipinanganak ika-19 ng Setyembre 1997 sa lungsod Quezon. Naging madalas na taga-representa ng Pilipinas sa mga koponan sa pangkabataang FIBA, dalawang beses din nagtagumpay si Paras sa Slam Dunk competitions sa U18 3×3 FIBA Worlds. Sa tangkad na 6’7, isang kagila-gilalas na manlalaro si Kobe at masusi ng aabangan ang kanyang kalamangan sa posisyong small forward.

 



Jordan Clarkson
•Height:
6’7 • 2.01m

•Position:
Small Forward

•Born:
September 19, 1997 • Quezon City

•College:
Cathedral High • USA

•Real Name:
Kobe Lorenzo Paras

•Jersey:
No. 14

Kobe Paras
Player photos sourced from FIBA and FIBA Asia 3×3
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• Trivia:
In 2013, 15-year old Kobe made a name for himself when he dunked over NBA MVP Lebron James in an exhibition scrimmage.
• His Memorable Quote:
• “I just focus on my work and what I do I don’t want to focus on the hype. I’m just happy I’m here,” stated Kobe during his second appearance in a Lebron James exhibition game.
• What others said:
“Just keep working. Put your time in and just go hard on the court and that’s all you can do, compete, every time you get on the floor. You know, he’ll fall in the right places,” stated Jordan Clarkson on the chances of Paras making it to the NBA.
• High School History:
• Played for Cathedral High School Panthoms in Los Angeles.
• Signature Moves:
• Step-Back Three • Straight Line Drive • Plays above the rim • Multitude of Slam Dunks • Decent Midrange
• Major Leagues Played For:
U18FIBA3x3
U16SEABA
ADIDAS
U18ASIA
UAAPHIGH
Cathedral High

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Son of popular PBA legend Benjie Paras, Kobe made a name for himself as one of the most fearsome youth prospects from the wings position. Aside from the slam dunk poster opposite Lebron James, Kobe Paras wowed the crowds of FIBA U18 3×3 in 2013 and 2015 editions by winning both Slam Dunk competions in style. His popularity was undeniable that he was given a chance to play for the Cathedral High Panthoms in Los Angeles, and was heralded as a prospect player for the UCLA Bruins in the US NCAA.

• International All-Time Career Totals

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

2014
FIBA Asia U18
8
157
31
90
0
7
31
55
23
25
48
12
18
8
93
27

• International Career Averages

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

2014
FIBA Asia U18
8
19.6
0.0
37.3
56.4
6.0
1.5
2.25
1.0
11.6
27

• High School Career Averages

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

2014-15
Cathedral High
24
0.350
0.600
0.680
4.3
0.9
2.5
0.5
15.0

• National Team Tour of Duty

RP Team
FIBA World U18 3×3
2015 •

RP Team
FIBA World U18 3×3
2013 •

RP Team
FIBA Asia U18
2014 •

RP Team
FIBA Asia U18 3×3
2013 •

RP Team
SEABA U16 Championship
2013 •

 
 
 

• International Accomplishments

Gold
FIBA U18 3×3 Slam Dunk
2015

Gold
FIBA U18 3×3 Slam Dunk
2013

Gold
FIBA Asia U18 3×3
2013

Gold
SEABA U16
2013

 
 
 

 
 
 

• High School: Cathedral High School • Los Angeles California

CATHEDRAL HIGH SCHOOL
2014 – 2015

 
 

 
 

• High School: La Salle Greenhills

LA SALLE GREENHILLS
 

 
 

 
 

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