Top NLEX PBA Players for 2023-24 Season

2024/03/03

In this blog, we will be discussing the current roster & Coaching staff of NLEX Road Warriors, which is a professional basketball franchise playing in various competitions of the Philippines Basketball Association.

Current Squad of PBA NLEX Road Warriors 2023-2024:

Here is the current roster and NLEX PBA Players that will participate in the 2023-24 season of PBA competitions.

Pos. Name DOB Nationality Weight Height
G Rodger, Richie - New Zealand 211 lb (96 kg) 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
F/C Miranda, Michael 1990–12–12 Philippines 210 lb (95 kg) 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
G Salado, Kent 1994–11–10 Philippines - 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
G Doliguez, Clint 1994–05–27 Philippines 188 lb (85 kg) 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
G Alas, Kevin 1991–11–13 Philippines 175 lb (79 kg) 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
G Bolick, Robert 1993–09–13 Philippines 178 lb (81 kg) 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
F Fajardo, Dominick - Philippines 220 lb (100 kg) 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
F Anthony, Sean 1986–01–26 Canada 200 lb (91 kg) 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
G/F Herndon, Robbie 1993–07–16 U.S.A 180 lb (82 kg) 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
G Nieto, Matt 1997–05–31 Philippines 160 lb (73 kg) 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
F/C Marcelo, Dave 1989–02–22 Philippines 223 lb (101 kg) 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
F/C Pascual, Jake 1988–11–11 Philippines 200 lb (91 kg) 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
G Gabo, Hesed 1992–03–21 Philippines - 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
G Valdez, Enoch - Philippines 178 lb (81 kg) 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
F Nermal, Jhan - Philippines 172 lb (78 kg) 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
F Semerad, Anthony 1991–04–25 Australia 220 lb (100 kg) 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
F/C Chaffee, Stokley Jr. 1996–12–22 U.S.A 216 lb (98 kg) 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
F/C Ganuelas-Rosser, Brandon 1994–06–29 U.S.A 220 lb (100 kg) 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
F Ighalo, Kenneth 1989–01–11 Philippines 175 lb (79 kg) 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
F/C Magat, Marion 1989–10–22 Philippines 180 lb (82 kg) 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
G/F Galanza, Bong 1992–12–21 Philippines 185 lb (84 kg) 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)

Top NLEX PBA Players for 2023-24 Season

Top NLEX PBA Players for 2023-24 Season:

Here are the brief introductions of the star players belonging to the NLEX basketball franchise for all the competitions of PBA in 2023-24.

Elvin Jake Javier Pascual

Jake Pascual is a Filipino pro-basketball player currently playing for the NLEX Road Warriors in the PBA. He was born on November 11, 1988, in Ramos, Tarlac, Philippines.

His basketball journey began at St. Rose Catholic School and then he joined the PCU Baby Dolphins in the NCAA.

Pascual was drafted 8th overall by the Barako Bull Energy in the 2014 PBA draft. In his stint for NLE, he represented teams like Star Hotshots, Alaska Aces, and Phoenix Super LPG Fuel Masters before settling at the NLEX Road Warriors.

Pascual was named the PBA All-Rookie Team in 2015. His college career was equally good due to his achievements such as being a four-time NCAA Philippines champion, a member of the NCAA Philippines Mythical Five, and he also received the NCAA Philippines Most Improved Player award.

Michael Angelo Q. Miranda Sr.

Michael Miranda was born on December 12, 1990, in Santa Ana, Pampanga, Philippines, and is among the top NLEX PBA players currently playing as center and power forward for NLEX Road Warriors in the PBA.

Miranda carried on his high school education at Holy Cross College Pampanga, where he joined the basketball team of the school and then played for the San Sebastian College - Recoletos.

In the 2015 PBA draft, Miranda was selected 21st overall by Barako Bull Energy. Since then, Miranda has represented various teams in the PBA like Barako Bull Energy, Phoenix Fuel Masters, TNT KaTropa, and his current team, the NLEX Road Warriors.

Kevin Louie Platon Alas

Kevin Alas is a pro-level basketballer who plays as a point guard for NLEX in the PBA. He began his basketball career while at Blessed Trinity School in Las Piñas and then joined Colegio de San Juan de Letran, where he played for the college basketball team.

Alas kickstarted his professional basketball career when he was drafted second overall by the Rain or Shine Elasto Painters in the 2014 PBA draft. Later, he went to play for the Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters before joining the NLEX.

He has won the PBA championship with the TNT Tropang in the 2015 Commissioner's Cup. Besides this, He also received the PBA Sportsmanship Award twice (in 2021 and 2023). At the international level, Alas has won a gold medal finish at the 2013 Southeast Asian Games and a bronze medal finish at the 2014 FIBA Asia Cup.

As of the end of the 2022–23 season, Alas's career statistics in the PBA are averaging 11.0 points, 3.7 rebounds, and 2.9 assists per game. Furthermore, he has a field-goal percentage of 42.5% and a three-point percentage of 29.2%.

Robert Conrad Dixon Herndon Jr

Robbie Herndon is a Filipino-American basketball player who is currently playing for the NLEX. He was born on July 16, 1993, in Vallejo, California. Herndon attended St. Patrick-St. Vincent High School and played college basketball at San Francisco State University.

He made his PBA debut in 2017 and has since played for various teams, including the Magnolia Hotshots, Alaska Aces, San Miguel Beermen, and now the NLEX Road Warriors. Now, he is among the the star NLEX PBA players as Robbie has achieved different awards in his career which are winning two PBA championships and being selected to the All-Rookie Team.

Anthony Paul David Semerad

A.D. Semerad is a pro basketballer from Australia. He plays as a small forward for NLEX. He has played for San Beda College, winning four NCAA Philippines championships and earning the NCAA Philippines Finals MVP award in 2014.

Besides this, he has played for several teams including the GlobalPort Batang Pier and TNT KaTropa before joining the NLEX Road Warriors. Currently, he is ranked among the star NLEX PBA players. Semerad has married actress Sam Pinto, and they have a baby girl.


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Current NLEX Road Warriors Coaching Staff & Management:

The following table lists the technical team including coaches and managers of PBA NLEX Road Warriors for the PBA Championship 2023-24.

Staff Member Position
Yeng Guiao Head Coach
Adonis Tierra Assistant Coach
Jojo Lastimosa Assistant Coach
Jonas Mendoza Assistant Coach
Borgie Hermida Assistant Coach
Claiford Arao Assistant Coach
Emman Monfort Assistant Coach
Ramoncito Fernandez General Manager
Christopher Lizo Assistant General Manager
Rodrigo Franco Assistant General Manager
Ronald Dulatre Team Manager
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