Ken Bono


Ken Bono

Infobox NBA Player
name = Ken Bono


league = Philippine Basketball Association (PBA)
height_ft = 6| height_in = 7 | weight_lbs= 230
position = Forward
team = San Miguel Beermen
nationality = Philippines
birth_date = Birth date and age|1984|6|19|mf=y
birth_place = Iloilo City, Philippines
college = Adamson University
draft = 6th overall
draft_year = 2007
draft_team = Alaska Aces (PBA)
draft_league = PBA Draft
career_start = 2007
career_end =
former_teams=Adamson Falcons (2003-2006)
Montana Pawnshop (2005-2006)
Cebuana Lhuillier Pera Padala (2006-2007)

Karl Kenneth "Ken" Bono (born June 19, 1984 in Iloilo City, Philippines) is a Filipino basketball player, selected sixth overall by the Alaska Aces in the 2007 PBA Draft. He is currently playing for the San Miguel Beermen in the Philippine Basketball Association.

Bono played for the Adamson Soaring Falcons in the UAAP from 2003-2006 and was named the league's Most Valuable Player in his final season.

In the Philippine Basketball League, Bono played for Montana Pawnshop and Cebuana Lhuillier Pera Padala. In his last conference in the amateurs, he was the MVP frontrunner but lost the award to Jason Castro of Harbour Centre due to a lack of media votes.

Achievements

UAAP
Most Valuable Player 2006
Mythical 1st Team 2006

PBL
Most Improved Player - 2006 Unity Cup
Mythical 2nd Team - 2006 Unity Cup
Sportsmanship Award - 2007 Silver Cup
Mythical 1st Team - 2007 Unity Cup

Philippine Sportswriters Association
Amateur Player of the Year 2006

Personal life

Bono is the son of American ex-marine Anthony Shannon and Maria Nonie Bono of Iloilo City. He is married to Maya Montecillo, TV sportscaster and model. His father-in-law is 1948 Philippine Bar Topnotcher Manuel G. Montecillo.


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