Rommel Nio T. “KG” Canaleta is a well-known Filipino professional basketball coach who was born on February 12, 1982. He currently works as an assistant coach for the Taichung Suns of the T1 League. He has a history as a former basketball luminary, having spent the majority of his illustrious career in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA). At 6-6, he stands out as an athletic forward, earning him nicknames such as KG, The Big Ticket, and The Da Vinci of Dunk.
He won the 2005, 2006, 2007, 2010, and 2012 PBA Slam Dunk Contests, and he led the Air21 Express to a respectable third-place finish in the 2006 PBA Philippine Cup.