WATCH: Gabe Norwood throws down alley-oop in Rain or Shine win
MANILA, Philippines - Rain or Shine's Gabe Norwood comes from an athletic family. His brother, Jordan Norwood, is a wide receiver with the NFL's Denver Broncos. In Saturday's game against the Blackwater Elite, Gabe Norwood showed he could also grab a touchdown pass out of the air and deliver it to the end zone.
During the fourth quarter of a PBA Philippine Cup quarterfinal game at the Mall of Asia Arena, Norwood ran a route to the rim, where he received a pass from Jeff Chan and slammed it down over Mike Cortez for two and a foul.
Norwood, 30, showed the world he could throw down dunks with the best of the best at the 2014 FIBA World Cup, when he threw down power dunks over Luis Scola and Marcos Mata of Argentina, and he isn't reserved about giving Philippine fans a show also.
The 3-point play put Rain or Shine up 8, 91-83, with under 3 minutes to go. The Gilas veteran Norwood scored just 8 but the Painters eventually held on to win, 95-90.
They will await the winner of the Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters vs NLEX Road Warriors game later today in phase two of the knockout quarterfinals. – Rappler.com