North battles South in All-Star Week’s main fare

first_imgCALASIAO, Pangasinan—The young turks of the league set the tone for this year’s PBA All-Star weekend.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Comelec assures no disruption in operations with retirement of execs ‘Duterte legacy:’ Gov’t boasts achievements so far P260,000 each in aid to displaced Marawi folk released by US Phivolcs: Slim probability of Taal Volcano caldera eruption Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. LA Tenorio, Paul Lee, Calvin Abueva, Japeth Aguilar and Marcio Lassiter form North’s starting unit versus South’s June Mar Fajardo, Greg Slaughter, James Yap, Mark Barroca and Scottie Thompson.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? View comments Juvic cruises to 7-shot win at Riviera Divided into a rookies-sophomore squad and a team made up of third year pros for a remodeled version of a dug-up format from three decades ago, the young stars entertained for three quarters at Calasiao Sports Complex here.“But in the fourth, it got really competitive because everyone wanted to win,” said Columbian’s CJ Perez, who was named MVP of the game where the league’s first- and second-year stars beat the Juniors squad, 141-140, on Friday night.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissSPORTSCoronation night?SPORTSThirdy Ravena gets‍‍‍ offers from Asia, Australian ball clubsThat game worked itself to a nail-biting ending where Rain or Shine rookie Javee Mocon tipped in Perez’s miss at the buzzer for the win.Now the veterans have a standard to match when the North and South all-stars clash on Sunday. Sarah Geronimo’s ‘Tala’ enters Billboard’s world digital song sales chart Sarah Geronimo’s ‘Tala’ enters Billboard’s world digital song sales chart Top Pentagon general: US maintains ‘high levels of readiness’ regarding N. Korea PLAY LIST 01:11Top Pentagon general: US maintains ‘high levels of readiness’ regarding N. Korea00:50Trending Articles01:18Woman gives birth at Manila North Cemetery on All Souls’ Day02:14Carpio 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 Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college MOST READ Tim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’ In what has been billed as a battle for regional pride, ex all-star MVPs like San Miguel Beer’s Arwind Santos and Alex Cabagnot will try to lead the North squad against the South team that features Rain or Shine’s James Yap and the Beermen’s Terrence Romeo.Phoenix Pulse’s Louie Alas (North) and Rain or Shine’s Caloy Garcia (South) will make their all-star coaching debuts.There’ll be room for nostalgia, too.Benjie Paras, Ronnie Magsanoc, Alvin Patrimonio and Jerry Codinera, participants in the inaugural all-star event in 1989, will make an appearance in the main game.Paras and Magsanoc will join Alas and the North team while Patrimonio and Codinera will be with Garcia’s South squad.ADVERTISEMENTlast_img

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