PBA All-Star 2019 - updates

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Arwind escapes fine despite Spider-Man dunk in PBA All-Star Game

Apr 01, 2019 - 12:46 AM

Arwind Santos pulls off his patented move on multiple occasions en route to being adjudged co-Most Valuable Player with Japeth Aguilar

JUST FOR FUN. Arwind Santos breaks out the Spider-Man dunk despite it being forbidden by the PBA. Photo from PBA Images

WATCH: North does Dante Gulapa to beat South in All-Star dance-off

Mar 31, 2019 - 11:43 PM

The North All-Stars jive to hit songs Switch it Up and Buwan

DOUBLE WIN. North All-Stars topple the South All-Stars not just on the court but also on the dance floor. Photo from PBA Images

Japeth turns All-Star Game to dunk show as North thwarts South

Mar 31, 2019 - 9:35 PM

The high-flying forward connects on a number of alley-oops and even jumps over June Mar Fajardo for a dunk

SLAMMA JAMMA. Japeth Aguilar wins the MVP award together with Arwind Santos. Photo from PBA Images

At 46, Taulava to see action in record 17th PBA All-Star Game

Mar 31, 2019 - 3:59 PM

With the 6-foot-9 big man in the fold, the South All-Stars boast an imposing frontcourt that also features June Mar Fajardo, Greg Slaughter and Poy Erram

STILL GOT IT. Asi Taulava replaces the injured Joe Devance in the PBA All-Stars. Photo from PBA Images

Yap says pal Simon still got it after 3-Point Shootout win

Mar 30, 2019 - 5:29 PM

PJ Simon wins his first Three-Point Shootout title by dethroning old pal and former backcourt partner James Yap

OLD PALS. PJ Simon (right) succeeds James Yap as the new Three-Point Shootout king. Photo from PBA Images

MVP CJ Perez showcases wares – and heart for PBA cause

Mar 30, 2019 - 12:27 AM

The top draftee helps raise 8 wheelchairs for the Alagang PBA Foundation for his impressive effort in the Rookies-Sophomores' win over the Juniors

BABY BEAST. CJ Perez dazzles before his townsmen in Pangasinan in his first PBA All-Star Weekend. Photo from PBA Images

Mocon buzzer-beater lifts Rookies-Sophomores past Juniors

Mar 29, 2019 - 9:14 PM

Day 1 of the PBA All-Star Weekend ends in hysterics as the rookie delivers the game-winning putback

NO ROOKIE JITTERS. Javee Mocon comes up clutch for the Rookie-Sophomore All-Stars. Photo from PBA Images

WATCH: Rey Guevarra wins record-tying 5th PBA Slam Dunk title

Mar 29, 2019 - 7:26 PM

The high-flying Phoenix forward ties KG Canaleta for most Slam Dunk titles in PBA history

GOT BOUNCE. Rey Guevarra scores back-to-back 50 points to win the title. Photo from PBA Images

Simon dethrones Yap in PBA 3-Point Shootout

Mar 29, 2019 - 6:35 PM

The Magnolia guard wins his first Three-Point Shootout crown after beating NorthPort's Robert Bolick and NLEX's Philip Paniamogan in the finals

STILL GOT IT. PJ Simon takes the crown from his former backcourt partner James Yap. Photo from PBA Images

Belga retains Obstacle Challenge title despite stumble

Mar 29, 2019 - 5:38 PM

The Rain or Shine forward bests TNT's Yousef Taha and Columbian's Russel Escoto

CHAMP. Beau Belga wins his second straight Obstacle Challenge title. Photo from PBA Images