Don Carlos Allado
Name: Don Carlos Allado
Nick Name: Don
Monicker: Big Don
Birthday: June 10, 1977
Position: Center/ PowerForward
Jersey No: 41
Year drafted: Picked by the Alaska Aces at eighth in the 1999 PBA rookie draft before he was traded to the Talk ‘N Text Phone Pals in 2006 for two-time MVP Willie Miller and John Ferriols.
He was by Talk ‘N Text dealt to Air21 later this year together with a 2012 draft pick for Ranidel De Ocampo.
Years Pro: Nine years
College: De La Salle University
Hobbies: Watching TV, surfing internet and collecting guns and ammo
Player’s note: Don Allado is certified post up big man who loves to bang inside and can even shoot from the perimeter. A good, rebounder, post defender, a valuable contributor and true leader.
Achievements: A two-time UAAP MVP
Career-high: Allado scored 18 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in Talk ‘N Text’s 110-127 loss last October 19, 2006 against present team the Air21 Express.
Allado made 15 points when his former team Talk N’ Text defeated Air21, 116-99, last April 23, 2008.
He scattered a conference high 21 points and corraled eight rebounds to power his former team Talk ‘N Text to 103-92 win against Red Bull last April 11, 2008 at the Araneta Coliseum.
More about the player: Allado known to be vocal to his teammates especially when winning is on the line. He plays a true champion during his amateur days in La Salle . Likes to give the Express their first crown.
Statistics: Allado tallied 9.6 points and 6.3 rebounds per game average in 2007 Philippine Cup; He recorded 8.2 points and 5.2 rebounds in the 2007 Fiesta Conference; He recently averaged 5.3 points, 6.1 rebounds and 1.3 assist in current conference.