Andy Seigle
Andrew John Seigle is a retired Filipino-American professional basketball
Basketball is a team sport in which two teams of five players try to score points by throwing or "shooting" a ball through the top of a basketball hoop while following a set of rules...

 player in the Philippine Basketball Association
Philippine Basketball Association
The Philippine Basketball Association , is a men's professional basketball league in the Philippines composed of 10 company-branded franchised teams. It is the first and oldest professional basketball league in Asia and the second oldest in the world after the NBA...

. He was also a member of the Philippine national basketball team. He is the brother of Danny Seigle
Danny Seigle
Daniel Charles Seigle is a Filipino American professional basketball player in the Philippine Basketball Association for the Barako Bull Energy. A 6'6", 205-lb. swingman, he is fondly called Dynamite Danny and Danny S. by many...

, also a basketball player in the same league. Their mother, Blesylda Yadao, is of Chinese-Filipino descent while his father is a White American
White American
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He was considered one of the best defensive players early in his PBA Career. He spent most of his time in his last season on the sidelines rather than on the court as he played only 30 games and just 8.9 minutes of playing time per outing. As a result, the 6-9 center posted a career-low averages of 2.6 points and 2.2 rebounds.

The 1997 Rookie of the Year awardee only got a one-year extension from the Ginebra management and with the arrival of Rafi Reavis
Rafi Reavis
Rafael Pangilinan "Rafi" Reavis is a Filipino-American professional basketball player currently playing for the B-Meg Llamados in the Philippine Basketball Association. He is well-known for his good shotblocking abilities...

 and Billy Mamaril
Billy Mamaril
John Billy Mamaril is a Filipino professional basketball player currently playing for the Barangay Ginebra Kings. He plays the forward and center positions...

, his minutes suffered. He retired in 2007 after winning his last championship in the PBA.

Philippine National Team

To date, Seigle has played twice for the Philippine national basketball team. The first was in 1998 when he played for the Philippine Centennial Team
Philippine Centennial Team
The Philippine Centennial Team was the nickname of the Philippine Basketball Association -backed national basketball team in 1998. The team consists of professional players in the country that includes national team veterans Allan Caidic and Alvin Patrimonio, both sharing the distinction of being...

 in the 1998 Asian Games
1998 Asian Games
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 held in Bangkok
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, Thailand
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 where he averaged 7.1 points and 2.5 rebounds per game. The second was in 2002 when he again played for the national team during the 2002 Asian Games
2002 Asian Games
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 held in Busan
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, South Korea
South Korea
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