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Teng in D-League draft

After leading their respective collegiate sides to championships, La Salle’s Jeron Teng and San Beda’s Davon Potts take one step closer in their dreams of turning pro as they lead the list of applicants for the 2016 PBA D-League Draft.

The bluechip wingers banner the 128-man pool as they hope to be picked on December 20 at PBA Cafe in Metrowalk, Pasig City. Of the list, 113 are local while 15 are Fil-foreign applicants.

Also throwing their hat in the pool include San Beda standout Robert Bolick, Far Eastern University playmaker Monbert Arong, Letran big man Jom Sollano, and Southwestern U guard Mac Tallo.

Ten teams will participate in the 2017 PBA D-League Aspirants’ Cup, set to open on January 19 next year.

Without Phoenix defending its title, it will be an interesting race to the plum, with runner-ups Cafe France and Tanduay emerging as early favorites.

Also joining this conference are Racal, AMA Online Education, Blustar Malaysia, returnees Wangs Basketball and Jose Rizal University, and newcomers Cignal, Province of Batangas, and Manuel L. Quezon University.