Javi GDL says he'd be a model if he wasn't a basketball player

ABS-CBN Sports on Nov 01, 2018 04:25 AM
Things you might not know about UP's Javi Gomez de Liano
From his other sports, to his favorite food, and his interesting alternate career, here are some things you might not know about Javi Gomez de Liano.

After featuring Juan Gomez de Liano in an earlier story, it's time to get to know his older brother Javi.

The 6'5" third-year forward is starting to become UP's two-way threat, and he still has two playing years left to play alongside his brother Juan, and the rest of UP's shining recruits Kobe Paras and Ricci Rivero.

His full name.

Everyone calls him Javi, but his full name is Javier Sison Gomez de Liano.

His interests.

Aside from basketball, he also lists frisbee and football as his favorite sports. He also likes to cook, and has named chicken inasal and paella as his favorite dishes.

His collection.


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He revealed that he collects sneakers.

He starting playing at age 7.

Basketball has been a huge part of Javi's life, as he started playing at a young age. But if he wasn't a player, he says he would be a model, or a businessman... Or both?

His favorite teams.

Javi is a fan of the TNT KaTropa in the PBA, and the Memphis Grizzlies in the NBA. His favorite players are Phoenix gunner Matthew Wright, and Utah Jazz playmaker Ricky Rubio.

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