Peter June Simon
I GOT INVOLVED IN BASKETBALL WHEN
My older brother challenged me and I wasn't able to win against him. That got me interested to play the game
WHAT INSPIRED ME TO CONTINUE WITH BASKETBALL IS
I discovered I can improve my potentials in the game. So I told myself I can be the best! That's why I keep on learning new techniques even until now.
MY FIRST EXPERIENCE IN COMPETITIVE BASKETBALL WAS..
When I played in an interschool tournament in Davao during my high school days. I won the MVP and that became my ticket to college basketball.
THE FUNNY THING THAT HAPPENED TO ME IN MY EARLY BASKETBALL YEARS WAS
When I played as part of the first five during the game and I ended up scoreless.
THE BIGGEST BASKETBALL BREAK I GOT WAS
When a scout offered me to play in the MBA
ONCE ON THE HARDCOURT, THE THING IN MY MIND IS
To win the game and give it the best I can!
THE THREE MOST SHINING MOMENTS OF MY BASKETBALL CAREER
First, when I was feted as the Discovery of the Year in the 2001 MBA season.
Second, when I won as the Slam Dunk Champion in Adidas Streetball.
Third, when I won the MVP three times during my college years.
THE THREE MOST MEMORABLE MOMENTS OF MY CAREER
First, when I hit the final shot and won a championship game.
Second was when my family watched my very first game and that made me very proud.
Third, I consider it a prestige to play with and against several star players in the PBL.
THE PRICE I HAVE TO PAY AS A PBL STAR
Hardwork, Discipline, and a lot of sacrifices!
THINGS PEOPLE DON'T KNOW ABOUT ME
I'm really a shy guy, and I appreciate it very much when fans cheer for me or greet me after the game.
MY PHILOSOPHY ABOUT BASKETBALL
"Never step into the court unless you believe you can give your best!"
WHAT DRIVES ME TO PUSH HARDER AS A PLAYER IS
It's the passion playing basketball!
THINGS I LOVE TO DO
Just playing basketball.
THINGS I DO IN MY IDLE TIME
Play with the play station and watch movies.
I GO CRAZY OVER
MY FOOD FAVE
THE BIGGEST LESSONS I LEARNED IN MY CAREER ARE
The importance of discipline and hardwork.
THE GOALS I STILL HAVE TO ACHIEVE ARE
To make it to the PBA and live a simple life.
THE PEOPLE THAT INFLUENCED MY BASKETBALL CAREER ARE
My family, my coaches and friends
WHAT I THINK OF GIRLS.
They should be respected well!
THE KIND OF GIRL I WANT TO MARRY IS
Someone who knows me and understands me well.
MY FANTASY DATE
Honestly Regine Velasquez.
MY THREE TOP COACHES
COACH JUN NOEL
COACH BONG GO
COACH JUNEL BACULI
MY LOCAL AND NBA IDOLS ARE
Michael Jordan, Iverson and myself!
TEN YEARS FROM NOW, I SEE MYSELF AS
A well established family man