Sixteen players have completed registration for the 2011-12 SBL local players draft, which will be held on Oct. 7 in Taipei, the Chinese Taipei Basketball Association (CTBA) said.
Seven of the 16 players came from Ming Dao University, runner-up in the university league UBA this past season, including notable players Liu Cheng and Peng Chun-yen, according to the CTBA.
Liu, a 1.91-meter forward who was named UBA freshman of the year in 2009, is expected to be the No. 1 pick in the draft.
The draft order for the seven SBL teams will be: KKL, BOT, KKL, Dacin, PY, TB with the second round proceeding in reverse order. Yulon has sent its draft rights in the first two rounds to KKL in previous player deals.