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Sean Dave Ildefonso

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Nationality  Filipino
Name  Sean Ildefonso
Height  1.91 m
Listed height  6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Role  Basketball Player
Position  Small forward
Sean Dave while shooting the ball | leading Batang Gilas with 16 points and 6 rebounds
Born  April 14, 2000 ( Age 22 ) Urdaneta, Pangasinan, Philippines (2000-04-14)
High school  Ateneo de Manila University
Similar  Danny Ildefonso , Philippine Basketball Association , Philippines men's national basketball team

Sean Dave Ildefonso is a Filipino High School basketball player and a member of Philippines men's national under-17 basketball team. He is currently playing for Ateneo High School Basketball team. He is the son of basketball legend and one of the 40 Greatest Players in PBA History Danny Ildefonso. His older brother Shaun also plays for Ateneo High School Basketball team.

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Career

Sean Dave Ildefonso, son of the PBA legend Danny, is a Philippines basketball player who has successfully found his special spot in the field of basketball. He is a player who can consistently deliver for his team.  Dave is a versatile swingman standing 6-foot-3 who can easily find open teammates or create his shot.

Dave started his career as a Filipino High School basketball player. He was a member of the Ateneo High School Basketball team and helped his team to win the UAAP Juniors Division Championship UAAP Season 80 (2017-2018). In the final match against NU, Dave Ildefonso was a key contributor, along with SJ Belangel and Kai Sotto who was declared as the most valuable player of the game. All three of them scored double-figures in the deciding third game of the match against NU to win the title for Ateneo.

After his career with Ateneo, he joined National University (NU) in March 9 2018 for which he scored many deciding points. In a game against Soaring Falcons for which the winner was decided in the last seconds, he played brilliantly for NU. Even though NU lost the game for a tiny margin, Dave stood out from his teammates by chipping in 29 points alongside three assists, nine rebounds, and four steals. Sean Dave Ildefonso is currently a member of the Philippines Men's National Under-19 basketball team. With his passion and dedication towards basketball, he is proving himself to be the best among the basketball players in the country. 

Parents Danilo Ildefonso and Sabrina Ildefonso

Sean Dave Ildefonso was born to parents Danilo Ildefonso and Sabrina Ildefonso. There is not much information available from official sources about his mother other than her name. His father was nicknamed Danny and was also called The Demolition Man sometimes. He was also affectionately called 'Lakay.' Danny is a retired Filipino professional basketball player and currently serving as an assistant coach for the Alaska Aces of the PBA (Philippine Basketball Association) as well as the National University Bulldogs

Danny is well-known among Filipino basketball fans. He is a household name that resonates well with PBA diehards most notably to the fans of the clubs he played for where he built his legacy. He joined the Meralco Bolts after he was waived by San Miguel Beermen. He led the Philippines national team to win a gold medal in the 1997 Southeast Asian Games. He also planned to play for the Pangasinan Presidents of the newly formed Metropolitan Basketball Association. In his 18-year PBA career, he made eight PBA All-star appearances, was selected many times as the Most Valuable Player, and has emerged as the champion eight times. 

Brother Shaun Ildefonso

Shaun, is the elder brother of, Sean Dave Ildefonso. Being born on September 20, 1997, he is currently 22 years old. He stands at 6’2” tall, which helps him to play his favorite sport Basketball. He played basketball for Ateneo High School and spent one year there before moving on to National University with his father. He led the Blue Eaglets in Season 78 with an average of 44.3% shooting down from the earth. His favourite basketball players were his father Danny and Russell Westbrook. He has been seen on Instagram working out with his girlfriend, Mika Watanabe. Apart from basketball Shaun also plays American football, but declares that he would have been a dancer if he wasn’t playing basketball.

Facts

He studied Marketing in NU.


He is the son of basketball legend Danny Ildefonso.

His favourite singer is San Miguel forward Arwind Santos.

He has a crush on a celebrity, Gretchen Ho.

Another of his favourite personality is Filipino YouTuber Hannah Pangilinan.

His favourite actor is 'It's Showtime' host and Kapamilya star Vhong Navarro.

References

Sean Dave Ildefonso Wikipedia