Jose Sixto Dantes III y Gonzales, better known by the screen name Dingdong Dantes, is a Filipino actor, television presenter, commercial model and film producer. Dantes is currently working as an exclusive talent of GMA Network, is Chairman of the YesPinoy Foundation, is Commissioner of the National Youth Commission, and manages his own film studio named AgostoDos Pictures.
Enrico Raphael Quiogue Nacino (born March 21, 1987 in Baguio City, Benguet, Philippines), better known by his screen name Rocco Nacino, is a Filipino actor and registered nurse who rose to fame and gained media attention for joining on the fifth season of StarStruck, a Philippine reality show broadcast on GMA Network. He was the Second Prince of StarStruck.
Manuel V. Pangilinan, (born July 14, 1946 in Manila, Philippines), also known as Manny Pangilinan or by his initials MVP, is a Filipino businessman. He is the incumbent Chairman of the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company, from 1998 up to the present. He is also the Chairman of TV5, Philex Mining, and Metro Pacific Investments Corporation (MPIC). He was also the first president of the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP), serving two consecutive terms (2008–2015).
Joseller "Yeng" Guiao (Born March 19, 1959) is a Filipino professional basketball head coach, politician, commentator and sports commissioner. He is currently coaching the Rain or Shine Elasto Painters in the Philippine Basketball Association, and was also the head coach of the Philippine National Basketball Team. Guiao won four PBA titles since starting his head coaching job for Swift in the early 1990s. He is a former Philippine Basketball League commissioner from 1997-2000. He was also the Vice Governor of the Province of Pampanga from 2004 to 2013, serving 3 different Governors, Mark Lapid, Ed Panlillo and Lilia Pineda. He is now representing 1st District of Pampanga. He is also the owner of racehorses.
Albert Henry "Ali" Peek (born February 13, 1975) is a Filipino-American retired professional basketball player born in Hawaii who currently serves as a color commentator in the Philippine Basketball Association. During his playing days, he played mostly at the Center position, although he is also used as a Power Forward occasionally.
Edmundo "Dante" S. Silverio, Sr. (born October 17, 1937), better known simply as Dante Silverio, is a Filipino former basketball coach and former champion race car driver.
Joel Banal (born February 6, 1958) is a retired Filipino professional basketball player, and former head coach in the Philippine Basketball Association.
Tommy Manotoc is a former Filipino professional basketball coach in the PBA, for the U/Tex Wranglers, San Miguel Beer, Crispa Redmanizers, and the Mobiline Phone Pals and later became deputy commissioner of the PBA after Mariano Yenko died. He was also a former broadcaster for the PBA on Viva TV coverage from 2000-2002. Manotoc is also an accomplished amateur golfer. In his fifties, he even participated in the US Amateur.
Norman Augustus Black (born November 12, 1957) is an American retired professional basketball player who played in the CBA, NBA, and PBA. He's the current head coach for the Meralco Bolts.
Vincent "Chot" Reyes (born August 1, 1963) is a retired Filipino basketball head coach, who is known for coaching the Philippine national basketball team and the Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters. Chot Reyes is a five-time PBA Coach of the Year. He is currently the head of Sports5, the sports division of the ABC Development Corporation or TV5.
Joseph Enrique Uichico (born July 15, 1962), better known as Jong Uichico, is a Filipino professional basketball head coach for the Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters in the Philippine Basketball Association. Uichico is a former Philippine national team Youth member and a former player and head coach of the La Salle Green Archers in the UAAP before replacing Ron Jacobs as SMB coach in 1999. Uichico was coach of the San Miguel Beermen from 1999–2006, leading the Beermen to six PBA championships.
Frederick S. Pumaren, better known as Derrick Pumaren, is a Filipino basketball coach.
Edgardo Luciano Ocampo (October 5, 1938 – July 29, 1992), also known as Ed Ocampo and Eddie Ocampo, was a Filipino basketball player and head coach.
Mark "Macmac" Cardona (born November 3, 1981 in Mandaluyong, Metro Manila, Philippines) is a Filipino professional basketball player currently playing for the NLEX Road Warriors in the Philippine Basketball Association. Nicknamed "Captain Hook" because of his patented teardrop shots, otherwise known as the running hook, Cardona owes his moniker to former UAAP commentator Jude Turcuato.
Francisco Luis "Louie" Alas (born October 10, 1963) is a multi-titled Filipino basketball head coach. He is the former head coach of the Letran Knights in the National Collegiate Athletic Association, and will soon coach the Philippine Patriots in the ASEAN Basketball League. He was also a former coach of Mobiline from 2000 to 2001 in the Philippine Basketball Association.
Frederick "Eric" Altamirano (born August 8, 1966) is a former Filipino basketball player. He is the head coach of the National University Bulldogs.
Bill Bayno (born May 18, 1962) is an American basketball coach and former assistant coach with the Toronto Raptors. He was the head men's basketball coach at Loyola Marymount University from 2008 to 2009, resigning due to medical reasons. He was also the head coach of the UNLV Runnin' Rebels men's basketball team from 1995 through 2000.
Virgil Vargas Villavicencio is assistant manager of Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters in the Philippine Basketball Association and former assistant coach of Talk 'N Text's championship-winning team in the 2003 All-Filipino Cup. Villavicencio is also a former head coach of the La Salle Green Archers in the UAAP and led the team to consecutive runner-up finishes in 1994 and 1995.
The Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters is a professional basketball team currently owned by Smart Communications, a subsidiary of the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT), playing in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) since 1990.