Romeo, Guevarra, Fortuna defend All-Star titles
TERRENCE Romeo, GlobalPort’s exciting gunslinger, will try to retain the Three-Point Shootout crown when the side-events of the annual PBA All-Star Weekend get off the ground today at Smart Araneta Coliseum in Cubao.
Romeo will be up against former MVPs James Yap of Star and Jay-Jay Helterbrand of Barangay Ginebra as well as RJ Jazul, the best three-point shooter of the season who is averaging 54 percent from beyond the arc for Alaska.
Rey Guevarra and Jeric Fortuna will also be defending their Slam Dunk and Obstacle Challenge titles, respectively, in the festivities that start at 4:15 p.m.
The Greats vs Stalwarts Blitz Game, which will feature past and present stars, will cap off the day’s activities at 7 p.m.
Mahindra playing coach Manny Pacquiao, who was put in the active roster on Wednesday, will see action in the Obstacle Challenge as he takes the place of the injured LA Revilla.
The Three-Point Shootout will feature Jeff Chan of Rain or Shine, Alex Cabagnot of San Miguel Beer, and five-time slam dunk champion KG Canaleta of Mahindra.