MANILA, Philippines – The NBA dream of former PBA draft pick Japeth Aguilar continues.
Aguilar is taking the first step by trying out for the Bakersfield Jam of the NBA Developmental League.
He took part in a scrimmage with 19 other players, wherein he made a good impression on the coaches in attendance.
Aguilar played college ball for the Ateneo Blue Eagles and Western Kentucky University. He was the first pick of the 2009 PBA Rookie Draft and suited up for Smart Gilas Pilipinas. -- Mornings @ANC, September 11, 2012.