Sunday, April 25, 2010

PBA All-Stars: North Outruns the South

The North All-Stars, with their speed and athleticism edge out the heavier and the taller South All-Stars 133-130 in the PBA All-Stars held at Puerto Princesa, Palawan. It was a tight match from start to finished, with the North making fastbreak plays and speeding up the tempo to overcome the heft and height by the South. Macmac Cardona lead the North All-Stars with 20 points but it was Gabe Norwood that set the tone of the game delivering some highlight plays and delivering clutch baskets down the stretch that made him won the MVP award in the recently concluded 2010 PBA All-Star game.

In other events:

The Sophomores outclassed the Rookies with a strong second half 106-87. Jared Dillinger of the Talk N Text was named the MVP of this game scoring 15 of his 18 points in the second half.

Nino Canaleta reclaimed the crown as the King of the Slam Dunk Contest.

Mark Macapagal of the Coca Cola Tigers won the PBA All-Star three point shootout.

San Miguel's Jonas Villanueva took the spotlight winning the Obstacle Challenge.


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