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Jayson Castro
Castro during 2014 FIBA World Cup
No. 17 – TNT Tropang Giga
Point guard
Personal information
Born June 30, 1986 (1986-06-30) (age 35)
Bacolor, Pampanga, Philippines
Nationality Filipino
Listed height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Listed weight 185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
College Philippine Christian University
PBA Draft 2008 Round: 1 / Pick: 3rd overall
Selected by the Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters
Pro career 2008–present
League PBA
Career history
2008–present TNT Tropang Giga
Career highlights and awards
  • 6× PBA champion (2008–09 Philippine, 2010–11 Philippine, 2011 Commissioner's, 2011–12 Philippine, 2013 Philippine, 2015 Commissioner's)
  • 2× PBA Finals MVP (2010–11 Philippine, 2011 Commissioner's)
  • 5× PBA Best Player of the Conference (2012–13 Philippine, 2014 Commissioner's, 2015 Commissioner's, 2016 Governors', 2019 Commissioners')
  • 7× PBA All-Star (2013–2019)
  • 5× PBA Mythical First Team (2013–2016, 2019)
  • 3× PBA Mythical Second Team (2011, 2012, 2017)
  • PBA Most Improved Player (2011)
  • PBA scoring champion (2014)
  • 2× PBA Mr. Quality Minutes (2009, 2011)
  • PBA Order of Merit (2016)
  • PBA's 40 Greatest Players
  • 3× NCAA Philippines Mythical Five (2004–2006)
  • 3× PBL MVP (2007 Silver, 2007 Unity, 2008 Silver, 2008 Unity)
  • 4× PBL Mythical 5 (2007 Silver, 2007 Unity, 2008 Silver, 2008 Unity)
  • PBL Showcase Skills Challenge champion (2007)
  • 2× FIBA Asia Championship All-Star Selection (2013, 2015)
  • William Jones Cup Mythical Five (2015)
  • Brunei Cup MVP (2008)

Jayson Castro William (born June 30, 1986) is a Filipino professional basketball player for the TNT Tropang Giga of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA). His moniker is "The Blur" for his speed.

He played for the Philippine Christian University Dolphins in the National Collegiate Athletic Association, Philippine Basketball League teams Hapee-PCU Teeth Protectors and Harbour Centre Batang Pier.

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