Karl Kenneth O. Bono (born June 19, 1984 in Iloilo City, Philippines), better known as Ken Bono, is a Filipino basketball player,[1] selected sixth overall by the Alaska Aces in the 2007 PBA Draft. He last played for the Barako Bull Energy Boosters in the Philippine Basketball Association, his fourth team after the Coca-Cola Tigers.

Bono played for the Adamson Soaring Falcons in the UAAP from 2003–2006 and was named the league's Most Valuable Player in his final season.

In the Philippine Basketball League, Bono played for Montaña Pawnshop and Cebuana Lhuillier. In his last conference in the amateurs, he was the MVP front runner but lost the award to Jason Castro of Harbour Centre due to lack of media votes.

Achievements[edit | edit source]

2006 Most Valuable Player
2006 Mythical First Team

2006 Most Improved Player
2006 Mythical Second Team
2007 Sportsmanship Award
2007 Mythical First Team

Philippine Sportswriters Association
2006 Amateur Player of the Year

Personal life[edit | edit source]

Bono is the son of an American ex-marine Anthony Shannon and Maria Nonie Bono of Iloilo City. He is married to Maya Montecillo, TV sportscaster and model. His father-in-law is 1948 Philippine Bar Topnotcher Manuel G. Montecillo.

References[edit | edit source]

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