In photos: Alapag's emotional retirement rites, PBA All-Star game | Inquirer Sports

In photos: Alapag’s emotional retirement rites, PBA All-Star game

/ 10:10 PM March 08, 2015

PUERTO PRINCESA, Philippines—The 2015 PBA All-Star weekend culminated in an emotional jersey-retirement ceremony of veteran guard Jimmy Alapag and a record-breaking All-Star match won by the North All-Stars before an oven-hot, jampacked Puerto Princesa Coliseum here.

Alapag, officially retiring from the PBA,  was moved to tears as he spoke about his last 12 years in the league in front family, friends and thousands of fans.

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The All-star game, meanwhile, proved to be a display of offensive talent from top players in the league with the North All-Stars topping the South, 166-161.

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Here are the photos of Sunday’s festivities.

An emotional Jimmy Alapag. PBA Images/Nuki Sabio

An emotional Jimmy Alapag. PBA Images/Nuki Sabio

An emotional Jimmy Alapag. PBA Images/Nuki Sabio

An emotional Jimmy Alapag. PBA Images/Nuki Sabio

An emotional Jimmy Alapag. PBA Images/Nuki Sabio

An emotional Jimmy Alapag. PBA Images/Nuki Sabio

North All-Stars in the dance off. PBA Images/Nuki Sabio

North All-Stars in the dance off. PBA Images/Nuki Sabio

North All-Stars in the dance off. PBA Images/Nuki Sabio

South All-Stars in the dance off. PBA Images/Nuki Sabio

South All-Stars in the dance off. PBA Images/Nuki Sabio

South All-Stars in the dance off. PBA Images/Nuki Sabio

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North All-Stars in the dance off. PBA Images/Nuki Sabio

North All-Stars in the dance off. PBA Images/Nuki Sabio

North All-Stars in the dance off. PBA Images/Nuki Sabio

North All-Stars in the dance off. PBA Images/Nuki Sabio

North All-Stars in the dance off. PBA Images/Nuki Sabio

PBA All-Star game. PBA Images/Nuki Sabio

PBA All-Star game. PBA Images/Nuki Sabio

North All-Stars in the dance off. PBA Images/Nuki Sabio

North All-Stars in the dance off. PBA Images/Nuki Sabio

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