PBA Converge FiberXers Team


Converge FiberXers or just Converge is a recent inclusion to the Philippines Basketball Association that was bought in 2022. So, it is the second season for the Converge FiberXers in the PBA League and they performed decently well in their opening season in the PBA.

This blog will analyze the PBA Converge FiberXers team owners and fan support, alongside their current roster, team management & coaching staff, and recent performance in the PBA competitions for the last few years.

PBA Converge FiberXers

Converge PBA Team Overview:

Converge FiberXers is the official Basketball Franchise that takes part in different competitions like the Commissioner’s Cup, Governor Cup, and The Philippine Cup by the Philippines Basketball Association. This team was previously known as Alaska Aces and was owned by Alaska Milk Corporation.

However, Alaska Corporation announced in February 2022 that it won't be competing anymore in the PBA and that is where the bidding for the new ownership started. Converge ICT bought the franchise and the PBA verified their purchase. The name of the teams was declared as Converge FiberXers.

The CEO of the Converge FiberXers said in an interview;

“Our tagline as a company is ‘Experience Better.’ Hindi lang ito motto sa amin but it’s a mission to provide and to serve Filipinos.

He added; “We want to give them top-notch basketball entertainment by having the best franchise in the PBA today.”

The players and coaching staff of Alaska Aces were retained by the new management of Converge. This team dons jerseys of colors, like Teal, Purple, White, and Black.

If you are interested in PBA news about teams, you can read other articles in All PBA Results of this blog.

PBA Converge Lineup 2023-2024:

Here is the current roster of Converge FiberXers that will participate in the 2023-24 season of PBA.

Pos PBA Converge Players Nationality Height Weight DOB
F Fornilos, Inand Thailand 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 195 lb (88 kg) x
G Vigan-Fleming, Kamron U.S.A 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 183 lb (83 kg) x
G Wong, Adrian U.S.A 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 175 lb (79 kg) 1996–02–10
F/C Maagdenberg, Patrick New Zealand 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 242 lb (110 kg) x
G Balanza, Jerrick Philippines 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 190 lb (86 kg) 1996–09–06
F/C Eboña, Barkley Philippines 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 194 lb (88 kg) 1996–11–29
G Melecio, Aljun Philippines 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) 160 lb (73 kg) 1998–07–25
G Stockton, Alec U.S.A 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 170 lb (77 kg) 1998–06–24
G Tallo, Mac Philippines 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 187 lb (85 kg) 1994–01–02
C Arana, Justin Philippines 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 231 lb (105 kg) 1999–03–21
F Racal, Kevin Philippines 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 175 lb (79 kg) 1991–05–16
F Nieto, Mike Philippines 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 200 lb (91 kg) 1997–05–31
F/C Ambohot, Jeo Philippines 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 193 lb (88 kg) 1996–11–18
G delos Santos, JL Philippines 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) 176 lb (80 kg) x
C Zaldivar, Keith Philippines 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) x 1996–05–25
F Santos, Bryan Philippines 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 209 lb (95 kg) x
F Caralipio, King Philippines 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 176 lb (80 kg) x
G Winston, Schonny U.S.A 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 190 lb (86 kg) 1998–07–22
F Wilson, Jamil U.S.A 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 230 lb (104 kg) 1990–11–21
G Andrade, BJ Hong Kong 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 180 lb (82 kg) x

Current Converge Coaching Staff & Management:

The following table lists the technical team including coaches and managers of Converge FiberXers for the PBA Championship 2023-24.

Staff Member Position
Jeffrey Cariaso Head Coach
Danny Ildefonso Assistant Coach
Franco Atienza Assistant Coach
Jose Ricardo Silva Assistant Coach
Raymond Gavieres Assistant Coach

Converge FiberXers standings in PBA competitions last Year:

PBA Converge made its debut in the last season of the Philippine Cup. Here is the standing and win-loss ratio of the FiberXers in their debut season among different competitions held by the PBA.

Season League Record Placement
2023-2024 PBA - Commissioner's Cup 1-8 N/A
2023-2024 PBA - Philippine Cup - N/A
2022-2023 PBA - Commissioner's Cup 8-6 5th
2022-2023 PBA - Governors Cup 6-6 7th
2022-2023 PBA - Philippine Cup 5-7 x

Fans Support for the PBA Converge FiberXers team:

FiberXers may have debuted in the last season but the team has an established fan base because of the previous franchise performance. Alaska Aces was a successful team in the PBA history winning 14 championships. Due to this the team has a huge support from their fans.

The name of the franchise has changed but this does not deflect you from the fact that the same franchise is among the most successful teams of the PBA. The fan following of this team is still alive and unparalleled.

Converge FiberXers Achievements in the PBA:

Converge FiberXers appeared on the PBA scene last year and their performance was not up to the mark considering the rich legacy of this franchise. PBA Converge FiberXers didn't qualify for the knockout stages of the PBA competitions last season and finished their season at the bottom half of the points table. If you are interested in PBA news about teams, you can read other articles in All PBA Results of this blog.

However, here are the achievements of its previous franchise Alaska Aces.

  • 1991 Third Conference
  • 1994 PBA Governors' Cup
  • 1995 Governors'
  • 1996 All-Filipino
  • 1996 PBA Commissioner's Cup
  • 1996 PBA Governors' Cup
  • 1997 PBA Governors' Cup
  • 1998 All-Filipino
  • 1998 PBA Commissioner's Cup
  • 2000 All-Filipino
  • 2003 Invitational
  • 2007 Fiesta
  • 2010 Fiesta
  • 2013 PBA Commissioner's Cup