List of PBA Transaction,Trade & Free Agents for 2023-24 season


Every year, the players that participate in the PBA go through a draft system where many players are released and picked up, and a whole PBA Transaction system is operated. In this blog, we will discuss the key trades of players among teams of the PBA, players' retention, coaches who were promoted and released, players who are free agents after the transactions, and players who are leaving the PBA to join other leagues of the Philippines and other countries.

Significance of PBA Transaction

PBA Transactions are important processes that are involved in the Philippines Basketball Association's overall work and this involves the whole drafting system, players retention, and release from different teams many players are tarded between the PBA teams after mutual agreements and understanding.

Fans of basketball in the Philippines and all over the world look forward to this event to know what their favorite team is planning and which players will be added or released from their squad.

List of PBA Transaction,Trade & Free Agents for 2023-24 season

Players’ trading among the PBA Teams

Here are the different players’ trades that happened among teams of the PBA throughout the year for the PBA 2023-24 season.

Date PBA Players’ Trades
April 14 To Converge FiberXers To Magnolia Hotshots
Adrian Wong
2022 Magnolia first-round pick (No. 10)
David Murrell Abu Tratter
May 8 To Converge FiberXers To Rain or Shine Elasto Painters
Mike Nieto 2023 Converge second-round pick
2024 Converge second-round pick
May 18 To Meralco Bolts To Rain or Shine Elasto Painters
Norbert Torres Mac Belo
May 30 To NLEX Road Warriors To Phoenix Super LPG Fuel Masters
Ben Adamos Reden Celda
Tzaddy Rangel
Sept. 21 To Rain or Shine Elasto Painters To TNT Tropang Giga
Dave Marcelo
2024 TNT first-round pick
Henry Galinato
Jewel Ponferada
Dec. 11 Three-team trade
To NLEX Road Warriors To San Miguel Beermen To Northport Batang Pier
Robert Bolick (from NorthPort) Kent Salado (from NorthPort) Don Trollano (from NLEX) Ben Adamos (from NLEX)
Kris Rosales (from NLEX)
Allyn Bulanadi (from San Miguel)
Jeepy Faundo (from San Miguel)
2023 Blackwater second-round pick (from NLEX)
2025 San Miguel second-round pick

Free Agents for the PBA 2023-24:

Here is the list of free-agent players who were released from the squads of their previous teams and are now free to join at any time that can offer them contracts.

Player Date signed Contract Amount Contract length Former team
RR Garcia April 5 Not disclosed 1 year Phoenix SuperLPG Fuel Masters
Larry Muyang 2 years
Kevin Racal April 18 Not disclosed 2 years ConvergeFiberXers
Jayson David May 12 Not disclosed 1 year Barangay GinebraSan Miguel
Allen Mina 1 year Terrafirma Dyip
Mac Belo May 31 ₱300,000 per month 1 year Rain or ShineElasto Painters
Aljun Melecio June 2 Not disclosed Not disclosed ConvergeFiberXers
Roger Pogoy June 26 Not disclosed 3 years TNT Tropang Giga
Rey Nambatac June 27 ₱420,000 per month (max. contract) 2 years Rain or ShineElasto Painters
Mike Nieto June 28 Not disclosed 2 years Converge FiberXers
Tyler Tio July 3 Not disclosed 3 years Phoenix Super LPG Fuel Masters
William Navarro July 6 Not disclosed 2 years NorthPort Batang Pier
Kevin Alas September 14 Not disclosed 3 years NLEX Road Warriors
Terrence Romeo September 20 Not disclosed 2 years San Miguel Beermen
James Yap September 26 Not disclosed 1 conference Rain or Shine Elasto Painters
Glenn Khobuntin October 2 Not disclosed 3 years TNT Tropang Giga
Jamie Malonzo October 9 Not disclosed 2 years Barangay Ginebra San Miguel
Beau Belga December 14 Not disclosed 1 year Rain or Shine Elasto Painters
Jjay Alejandro December 16 Not disclosed 2 years Phoenix Super LPG Fuel Masters
Jason Perkins December 19 ₱420,000 per month (max. contract) 3 years Phoenix Super LPG Fuel Masters
Calvin Abueva December 20 Not disclosed 3 years Magnolia Hotshots
Baser Amer December 31 Not disclosed The rest of the conference Blackwater Bossing
Dave Marcelo January 3 Not disclosed 1 year NLEX Road Warriors

Going to other Philippines Leagues:

Here is a list of players who are leaving the Philippines League this year PBA Transactions and going to join other junior leagues of basketball in the Philippines.

Player Former PBA team Date signed New league New team
Joseph Gabayni Terrafirma Dyip April 14 MPBL Bulacan Kuyas
Encho Serrano Phoenix Super LPG Fuel Masters May 23 MPBL Pampanga Giant Lanterns
Kurt Lojera Phoenix Super LPG Fuel Masters June 6 PSL Siomai King
Roi Sumang NorthPort Batang Pier June 7 MPBL Nueva Ecija Rice Vanguards
Arwind Santos NorthPort Batang Pier October 6 MPBL Pampanga Giant Lanterns

Players Going Abroad from the PBA

Here is a list of players who are leaving the PBA competitions this year and going to join the leagues abroad.

Player New country Former PBA team New team Date signed
Robert Bolick Japan NorthPort Batang Pier Fukushima Firebonds May 15
Joshua Torralba South Korea Blackwater Bossing Goyang Sono Skygunners July 24
Alex Cabagnot South Korea Terrafirma Dyip Goyang Sono Skygunners December 18

Coaching Promotions & Releases in PBA 2023-23

Following are the details of coaches who were released or promoted to higher ranks by their basketball clubs in the Philippines in the latest PBA Transaction.

Prev. head coach Team Dep. date Reason for departure New head coach Hire date Last coaching position
Ariel Vanguardia (interim) Blackwater Bossing Apr. 2 Released Jeffrey Cariaso April 13 Converge FiberXers head coach (2022)
Norman Black Meralco Bolts May 8 Demoted to team consultant Luigi Trillo May 8 Meralco Bolts assistant coach (2014–2023)
Jamike Jarin (interim) Phoenix Super LPG Fuel Masters Oct. 2 Promoted to a full-time role Jamike Jarin Oct. 2 Phoenix Super LPG Fuel Masters interim head coach (2023)