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James Yap

Filipino Basketball Player
Born Feb 15, 1982

James Carlos A. Yap, Sr. is a Filipino professional basketball player for the B-Meg Llamados in the Philippine Basketball Association. Yap enjoyed a successful high school basketball career at Bacolod Tay Tung High School and then at Iloilo Central Commercial High School, where he sparked his team to three consecutive Iloilo PRISAA titles. He then went on to play at the collegiate level for the UE Red Warriors and helped the team to the Final Four in 2002 after years of absence.… Read More

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  • 13 Foreigners Charged With Polluting Sarangani Bay
    Inquirer Business - Jul 18, 2012
  • Bowles, Yap Lead Llamados To 82 66 Drubbing Of Tropang Texters
    Inquirer Technology - May 02, 2012
  • Picking An Assessment
    Education Week - Mar 27, 2012
  • Expand And Contract
    Education Week - Feb 28, 2012


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of James Yap.


1982 Birth Born on February 15, 1982.


Yap also played for the Philippine Basketball League from 2001 to 2004.


2002 - 2003 2 More Events
He decided to declare his eligibility for the PBA Draft, and was selected with the 2nd overall pick in the 2004 PBA Draft by the Purefoods Tender Juicy Giants. … Read More
In the 2005–06 season, the Escalante native received more playing time and began to show more of his abilities as a talented young guard.
2006 24 Years Old Yap played in 41 games during the 2006–07 season. … Read More
On June 1, 2007, Yap scored a career-high 41 points in a 109–97 win over the Welcoat Paints, leading Purefoods to a spot in the wildcard phase of the 2007 PBA Fiesta Conference playoffs. … Read More
During the 2009 PBA All-Star Weekend at the Araneta Coliseum, Yap scored 21 points to defeat San Miguel Beermen guard Dondon Hontiveros and Burger King Whoppers guard Gary David in the Three-Point Shootout contest. … Read More
With Yap's contract expiring in September 2010, Derby Ace offered him a three-year deal with an option for the player to extend it for another two years once the second season of the new deal ends.
2011 29 Years Old 1 More Event
…  On March 13, 2011, Yap injured his calf in a 91–97 loss against the Alaska Aces.


In April, Yap was named as the starting guard for the Veterans teams for the 2012 All Star Game. … Read More
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