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Robert “Rob” Reyes is a professional basketball player. He plays center for the Petron Blaze Boosters in the Philippine Basketball Association. He was drafted fourth overall by Talk ‘N Text back in 2008 and had stints with the Barako and Powerade franchises. Get to know Rob more, follow him on Twitter (@theREALrob22).

The first sports you picked up


Most embarrassing moment you experienced while playing a game

I air-balled a free throw in a PBL playoff game versus Montana Pawnshop. 

Aside from sports and games, what are your other hobbies?

I enjoy fishing, and reading a good book (not sure if that's a hobby).

If you're not a basketball player, what's your dream job?

I'd love to own a successful business. 

What super power would you like to have and use while playing your sport?

Ability to fly. 

Favorite NBA team

Orlando Magic. 

Favorite PBA team

Petron of course. :) 

Favorite UAAP team

I attended LSGH so I lean towards LaSalle. 

Favorite NCAA team

No clear-cut favourite. 

Favorite US NCAA team

I grew up loving Duke, but as I got older I became a fan of my state schools University of Florida and Florida State. 

Fave healthy food


Favorite sports book

Never Die Easy (Walter Payton biography) and Unbroken (about Louis Zamperini). 

Favorite sports movie

Tough call. Rocky I, I think. 

Favorite sports magazine

ESPN The Mag and SLAM. 

Favorite sports personality-actor?


Favorite board game


Favorite clothing brand

None in particular. Whatever is comfortable and makes me look good.

What is your favorite alcoholic drink?

SMB of course! 

What is your sports motto?

Hard work pays off. 

Who’s your sports hero (alive)?

Bill Russell. 

If you could bring back one dead sports legend, who would it be?

John Wooden.

What type was your first car?

It was terrible, a 1988 Pontiac Grand am (I owned it in 2000). It had a laundry list of problems.

Sports celebrity crush (foreign)

I'm happily married, only crush is my beautiful wife. :) 

Sports celebrity crush (local)?

Same as last question. 

Who's the best-dressed PBA player?

Supermodel Lamont Waters of course.

Have you dated a sports celebrity before? If yes, who?


Offense or defense?


Toyota or Crispa?

Toyota, only because I know Jawo played for them.

Boxers or briefs?

Boxer briefs.

Coffee or energy drink?

Coffee (with cream no sugar).

Low cut or high cut?

Socks? If so, casual low playing high


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