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Canaleta claims 5th Slam Dunk Title

PBA Slam Dunk KG Canaleta
Nino “KG” Canaleta won the PBA All-Star Slam Dunk Competition held in Laoag, Ilocos Norte. Canaleta beat JC Intal, Gabe Norwood, Arwind Santos and Elmer Espiritu for his 5th Slam Dunk Title.

Judges: Laoag Mayor Michael Farinas, Jojo Lastimosa, Kenneth Duremdes, Borgy Manotoc and sportswriter Waylon Galvez.

* Pic from pba.ph

B-Meg defeats Shopinas

Philippine Basketball Association 37th Season
2011 Philippine Cup (All-Filipino Conference)
B-Meg Llamados defeats Shopinas.com Clickers, 97-80

Game Highlights:
-Peter June Simon led B-Meg with 18 points
-Best Player of the Game: Mark Barroca with 13 points and 5 rebounds
-James Yap, the only other B-Meg player in double figures with 12 points (9 in the 4th quarter)
-Elmer Espiritu led Shopinas with 13 points and no other Clickers player in double figures
-B-Meg now with 3 wins and 4 losses
-Shopinas is now the only winless team in the All-Filipino Conferece (Alaska beat Barako earlier)

Game scores:

B-Meg 76 – Simon 18, Barroca 13, Yap J. 12, De Vance 9, Raymundo 7, Pingris 5, Urbiztondo 4, Reavis 3, Yap R. 3, Maierhofer 2, Acuna 0.

Shopinas 65 – Espiritu 13, Sena 9, Jazul 9, Hubalde 8, Duncil 6, Canlas 5, Mirza 5, Ritualo 5, Menor 4, Aquino 1, Sison 0, Hermida 0, Daa 0, Se 0.

Quarters: 14-16, 34-29, 51-48, 76-65

Barroca to B-Meg

Mark Barroca

Three-team trade between B-Meg Llamados, Shopinas Clickers (Former Barako Bull) and Barako Bull Energy (Former Air 21) as Mark Barroca of Smart Gilas goes to the Llamados.

B-Meg gets
Mark Barroca (from Shopinas)

Shopinas gets
Elmer Espiritu (from Barako)
Brian Ilad (from B-Meg)

Barako gets
Don Allado (from B-Meg)
Future 2nd Round Pick (from B-Meg)

* Pic above is from http://www.smartgilaspilipinas.com

PBA Fashion Show

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Current Most Valuable Player James Yap will lead the Philippine Basketball Association not in the hardcourt but on the ramp as the PBA will have their fashion to start the 36th season titled “Pormang PBA”.

The Fashion Show will be held at the Araneta Coliseum on September 26, 2010, 6-9pm, one week before the PBA Opening on October 3, 2010, the event will also feature the 2010 Binibining Pilipinas Winners led by Miss Universe 4th runner up Venus Raj.

PBA players who will be part of “Pormang PBA”:
– James Yap (MVP) and Rico Maierhofer (ROY) (Derby Ace)
– Arwin Santos (San Miguel)
– JC Intal and Ronald Tubid (Ginebra)
– Gabe Norwood and Doug Kramer (Rain or Shine)
– Wesley Gonzales, Noy Baclao and Rabeh Al-Hussaini (Air21)
– L.A. Tenorio and Elmer Espiritu (Alaska)
– Aris Dimaunahan (Barako Bull)
– Francis Allera (Powerade)
– Jarred Dillinger (Talk `N Text)
– MacMac Cardona (Meralco)

* pic from pba.ph

2010 PBA Rookie Draft Recap

Philippine Basketball Association 36th Season Rookie Draft Recap

PBA Draft 1st Round Recap

PBA Draft 2nd Round Recap

Air21 picks Noy Baclao (1st), Rabeh Al Hussaini (2nd), Rey Guevarra (3rd), Sean Anthony (6th)
Meralco picks Shawn Weinstein (10th), Bam Gamalinda (11th), Ford Arao (14th), Khasim Mirza (16th)
Derby Ace picks Pari Llagas (9th), Val Acuna (13th)
Barangay picks John Wilson (7th), Jimbo Aquino (8th), Robert Lagabala (12th)
Alaska picks Elmer Espiritu (4th), Marvin Hayes (21st)
Rain or Shine picks Josh Vandalingham (5th), RJ Jazul (15th)
Barako picks John Carlos Hermida (17th)
Powerade picks Jai Reyes (18th)
SMB no draft pick
TNT no draft pick

Surprises:
– Noy Baclao is the 1st overall instead of Rabeh Al Hussaini
– Alaska gets Elmer Espiritu for Larry Fonacier
– Derby Ace gets 2 UE players Pari Llagas and Val Acuna to team up with James Yap and Paul Artadi also from UE

Trades:
– Alaska trades Larry Fonacier to TNT for the 4th Pick
– Meralco trades Bonbon Custodio for the 10th pick of Alaska and picks Shawn Weinstein
– Alaska trades 15th pick to Rain or Shine and Rain or Shine picks RJ Jazul
– Air21 trades 18th pick to Powerade and Powerade picks Jai Reyes

PBA Rookie Draft First Round Recap

Philippine Basketball Association 36th Season Rookie Draft 2010

1st Round Recap
1 – Air21 picks Noy Baclao
2 – Air21 picks Rabeh Al Hussaini
3 – Air21 picks Rey Guevarra
4 – Talk N Text trades pick to Alaska for Larry Fonacier and Alaska picks Elmer Espiritu
5- Rain or Shine picks Josh Vandalingham
6 – Air21 picks Sean Anthony
7 – Ginebra picks John Wilson
8 – Ginebra picks Jimbo Aquino
9 – Derby Ace picks Pari Llagas
10 – Alaska trades pick to Meralco for Bonbon Custodio and Meralco picks Shawn Weinstein

Derby Ace owns No. 1 Pick in 2010 PBA Draft

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2010 Philippine Basketball Association Draft for 36th Season

B-Meg Derby Ace Llamados now owns the No. 1 Pick in the 2010 PBA Draft via Air 21 which won the lottery pick vs Barako Bull, but Derby Ace owns the 1st pick of Air 21 from a previous trade.

Partial List of Applicants for the PBA Draft
1. Rabeh Ahmed-Al Hussaini
2. Nonoy Baclao
3. Elmer Espiritu
4. Rey Guevarra
5. Jimbo Aquino
6. Josh Vanlandingham
7. Vic Manuel
8. RJ Jazul
9. John Wilson
10. Khazim Mirza

Rookie Draft will be on August 29,2010 at the Market! Market! Activity Center in Taguig City.

Deadline for Applications for the Rookie Draft is on August 16, 2010.

* image above from pba.ph