Kai Sotto has best PER in FIBA-Asia U-16 Championships

Paul Lintag on Apr 09, 2018 01:29 PM
Kai Sotto has best PER in FIBA-Asia U-16 Championships
The 7'1" Ateneo high school star went for 16.8 points, 13.5 rebounds, and 2.5 blocks per game in the Asian Championships, leading the Philippines to a fourth-place finish and a spot in the World Cup next year. (FIBA)

Kai Sotto continues to prove that he's legit.

In his latest show of force, the towering Filipino teenager ended with the highest Player Efficiency Rating in the 2018 FIBA-Asia U-16 Championships in China.

With 129.0 points in total efficiency, Kai led the tournament with 21.5 efficiency points per game.

The 7'1" Ateneo high school star went for 16.8 points, 13.5 rebounds, and 2.5 blocks per game in the Asian Championships, leading the Philippines to a fourth-place finish and a spot in the World Cup next June.

Kai's best games included a monster 28-point, 21-rebound outing against Japan, the win that pushed the Philippines to the World Cup. He also had three blocks in that game.

In Batang Gilas' semfinal loss to China, Kai scored another 26 points and grabbed 21 rebounds.

 


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