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Ricky Benitez

Ricky Benitez to run Dallas Pro Combine and Draft for the Pro Basketball Association

Tampa, Florida – The Pro Basketball Association announced that Coach Ricky Benitez would run the Dallas Pro Combine and Draft for the PBA on April 3rd, 2021 in Lewisville, Texas. It is an invite only event and players and/or their representation is encouraged to email profile/video to [email protected]

All video from the Pro Combine and Draft held in Rochester, New York on March 27th and Dallas, Texas on April 3rd will be available online with names, profiles, jersey number for teams foreign and domestic the ability to sign the player. All players that attend either or both combines is immediately made draft eligible. Currently the Pro Basketball Association has 36 teams Nationwide. It is a 2-round draft. That means that 72 players will be drafted. If you’re invited to attend, you’re probably going to be drafted with those odds. This is your opportunity to take the platform to show your ability.

Coach Benitez has coached in 9 Countries on 5 continents including LPB-Venezuela (top league), Dominican Republic, LNBP Mexico, CiBaCoPa Mexico, Hungary, China, among others. He’s won 16 championships in his career including minor leagues like the CBA, WBA, USBL, ABA among others. And has won at the College and AAU levels prior to that, all told a 20 year professional career.

Ricky Benitez – International Head Coach

The PBA Pro Combine and Draft is an invitation only event. In order to be considered for invitation you must email your profile and video to [email protected] – After approval the player and/or his representation will then be given a password to register for one of or both events, held March 27th in Rochester and then April 3rd in Dallas. Please contact us by the email above for more information. Thank you

Ricky Benitez

Ricky Benitez – Deputy Commissioner of the Pro Basketball Association

Tampa, Florida – The PBA announced on Wednesday that Ricky Benitez has been named the Deputy Commissioner of the Pro Basketball Association. Benitez will also take on the role of International Consultant to Latin America. Coach Benitez will also run the PBA Pro Draft Combine in Fort Myers, Florida on January 16th where every game will be televised and from which, each team in the league will have 2 picks in the 2 round draft.


After completing his career in the United States Army with the Special Operations Response Team. He began his professional coaching career where he has been coaching professional basketball for over 20 years compiling a record of 601 wins and 99 losses with an 84% winning percentage. He has a total of 16 Championships. He has coached in 5 Continents and 9 Countries. China, Canada, USA, Mexico, Venezuela, Chile, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic and Hungary. Benitez has coached in the pro leagues of CBA-USA, USBL-USA, PBL-USA, ABA-USA, LNBP-MEX, LPB-VEN, LNB-Chile, CIBACOPA-MEX, NBL-Canada and the International FIBA America’s League.

Benitez has coached and developed players such as: Renaldo Balkman, Antoine Broxsie, Alejandro Rodriguez, Tyrone Levett, Luis Jacobo, Jamaal Samuel, Jamil Samuel, Lester Prosper, Jai Pradia and Terrence Shannon Sr.

The Pro Basketball Association will host the 2022 PBA Draft Combine in Fort Myers, Florida. This is an INVITE only event. Players and/or their representation is encouraged to email profile and video to [email protected] to be considered for invitation.

More info is available on social platforms FB/IG @probasketballassociation and online at www.pbaplayers.com