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Allan Caidic

FullnameAllan Caidic
Alias"The Triggerman"
PositionShooting Guard/Small Forward
Birth DateJune 15, 1963(age 53)
Birth PlacePasig City, Philippines
Height Ft6|height_in=2
Weight Lbs173
High SchoolRoosevelt College
CollegeUniversity of the East
Draftrank1st overall
MotherteamGreat Taste Coffee Makers
Career Start1987
Career End1999
Former Teams
* Northern Consolidated Cement (1984-1985)* * All-Amateur Magnolia RP Team (1986)* * Great Taste Coffee Makers/Presto Tivoli (1987-1992) * San Miguel Beermen (1993-1998) * Barangay Ginebra Kings (1999) [*Guest Teams]
* PBA: ** 1987 Rookie of the Year ** 1990 Most Valuable Player ** 1993 All-Star Game Most Valuable Player ** 1993 Mythical Second Team ** 1994 Mythical Second Team ** 1995 Governor's Cup Best Player of the Conference ** 1987 Mythical First Team ** 1988 Mythical First Team ** 1989 Mythical First Team ** 1990 Mythical First Team ** 1991 Mythical First Team ** 1995 Mythical First Team ** PBA All-Star (1989-1995) * UAAP: ** 1982 Most Valuable Player ** 1982 Mythical Five Selection ** 1984 Most Valuable Player ** 1984 Mythical Five Selection ** 1985 Most Valuable Player ** 1985 Mythical Five Selection ** 1986 Mythical Five Selection * 1990 Asian Games Basketball All-Star Mythical Five Selection * 1994 Asian Games Basketball All-Star Mythical Five Selection * PBA 25 Greatest Players of All Time * PBL 20 Greatest Players of All-Time * PBA Hall of Fame Class of 2009

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Alan Vito Flores Caidic (born June 15, 1963, Pasig City, Philippines) is a retired professional basketball player from the Philippines and is currently an assistant coach of the Barangay Ginebra Kings in the PBA. He is considered by many to be the greatest shooter the country has ever produced, thus, earning the moniker the '"Triggerman"' .

He played college hoops at the University of the East before joining the Philippine Basketball Association in 1987, where he broke several Philippine and PBA all-time records-including the most points scored in a single game (79 points), the most three-point field goals made in a single game (17 triples; breaking his previous record of 15 triples), the most three-point field goals in a career (1,242 triples) and the most consecutive freethrows in a row (76). He has played with several PBA teams and won numerous championships. He played for the Philippine national basketball team including the 1998 Philippine Centennial Team.

While in the league, he was considered one of the best three-point shooters in Asia. The vaunted Chinese national basketball team recognized his ability by always reminding their players to be on the lookout for "Philippine No. 8", referring to Caidic's regular jersey number while playing for the National Team.

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