Finals MVP

2x All-Star

Most Improved Player

2,000 Defensive Rebounds

1,000 Offensive Rebounds

500 Blocks

1x Season Champion: Total Rebounds

1x Season Champion: Total Blocks

The 1996 Alaska Grand Slam squad had Johnny Abarrientos at its forefront, Sean Chambers as the resident import, and Bong Hawkins, Jeffrey Cariaso, and Jojo Lastimosa prominently displaying their talents as starters. And then there's Poch Juinio - a former UP Maroon who's basically an unsung hero in Tim Cone's total domination plot in the 90s. A much-needed towering presence who is not afraid to mix it up with other big men, Juinio's role is to rebound the ball, pass accurately, and if given the chance... rock the rim with an emphatic jam.

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