Newsome to defend his PBA Slam Dunk title

first_imgTruck driver killed in Davao del Sur road accident Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netChris Newsome will be the heavy favorite returns to defend his throne in the Slam Dunk Contest of the 2018 PBA All-Star.The Meralco high-flyer will be facing stiff competition on May 25 in Batangas City as he takes on seven of the best dunkers in the league today.ADVERTISEMENT Scientists seek rare species survivors amid Australia flames MOST READ Three-time champion Rey Guevarra seeks to reclaim the title he lost last year as the Phoenix forward eyes crown number four.Also heavy favorites for the competition are Gabe Norwood of Rain or Shine and Matt Ganuelas-Rosser of San Miguel.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownYoung bloods will also pepper the contest with Marion Magat of Alaska, Jackson Corpuz of Columbian, and rookies Renz Palma of Blackwater and Lervin Flores of GlobalPort rounding out the participants.Aside from the Slam Dunk Contest, other side events like the Obstacle Challenge and the Three-Point Shootout will be held in Batangas City before the game between the Luzon All-Stars and Gilas Pilipinas. Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Sample collector tipped off Kenyan star about doping test Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Jo Koy draws ire for cutting through Cebu City traffic with ‘wang-wang’ Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anewcenter_img P16.5-M worth of aid provided for Taal Volcano eruption victims — NDRRMC Green group flags ‘overkill’ use of plastic banderitas in Manila Sto. Niño feast Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award ‘Stop romanticizing Pinoy resilience’ Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ LATEST STORIES View commentslast_img

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