PBA All Star Weekend - updates

Rappler's latest stories on PBA All Star Weekend


James Yap to defend 3-point crown in PBA All-Star Weekend

Mar 28, 2019 - 7:32 PM

It won't be a walk in the park for the Rain or Shine gunner as the league's best outside snipers vie to dethrone him

THREE-POINT KING. James Yap guns for his third Three-Point Shootout title. Photo from PBA's official Facebook page

North reigns supreme in PBA All-Star Game

Aug 07, 2016 - 9:36 PM

Alex Cabagnot is named All Star Game MVP after posting a game high 29 points with 5 rebounds and 3 assists

CHAMPS. The North All-Stars triumph once again. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

WATCH: PBA South and North All-Stars get down on the dance floor

Aug 07, 2016 - 8:36 PM

The South wins the PBA All Star dance off for the second straight year

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Sick Calvin Abueva sits out PBA All-Star Game

Aug 07, 2016 - 8:29 PM

Abueva who was named an All Star for the fourth straight year has been confined for two days

SICK. Calvin Abueva sits out the PBA All-Star Game as he is confined in the hospital due to fever. Photo from PBA Images

Women ballers cherish PBA All-Star shot: ‘We can do what men do’

Aug 06, 2016 - 9:54 PM

For the first time the PBA is including a 5 on 5 women’s game in the All Star Weekend’s lineup of events

ALL-STARS. Camille Ramos (L) and Sarah Mercado represent for the women's 5-on-5 event in the 2016 PBA All-Star Weekend. Photo by Jane Bracher/Rappler

Scottie Thompson goes from fan in Davao to PBA All-Star

Aug 06, 2016 - 2:42 PM

Thompson the lone rookie in this year s All Star Game is excited to play alongside the basketball idols of his youth

ALL-STAR. Scottie Thompson is the only rookie in the 2016 PBA All-Star Game. Photo from PBA Images

Narvasa 'disappointed' with low PBA All-Star fan turnout

Aug 06, 2016 - 10:00 AM

Entire sections of Smart Araneta Coliseum were empty during day one of the PBA All Star weekend

EMPTY SEATS. Opening day of the PBA All-Star weekend was sparsely attended. Photo by Jane Bracher/Rappler

Pacquiao mum on ring return against Jessie Vargas

Aug 05, 2016 - 10:11 PM

Pacquiao who played at PBA All Star weekend says he s been busy with his Senate duties and hasn t had time to think about his boxing career

RING RETURN. Manny Pacquiao's "retirement" didn't last very long. Photo by Ted Aljibe/AFP

WATCH: Manny Pacquiao shows off hoops skills on PBA All-Star Weekend

Aug 05, 2016 - 8:40 PM

Manny Pacquiao hits a 3 and a few layups in the Greats vs Stalwarts exhibition game

WATCH: Chris Newsome pays tribute to Manny Pacquiao in PBA dunk contest

Aug 05, 2016 - 7:44 PM

Newsome dons boxing trunks and gloves for a Pacquiao inspired dunk

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WATCH: Rey Guevarra retains PBA Slam Dunk crown

Aug 05, 2016 - 7:18 PM

Guevarra outlasts his Meralco teammate Chris Newsome to retain the Slam Dunk crown

SHOCKER. Meralco Bolts' Rey Guevarra is the PBA's top dunker for the second straight year. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Terrence Romeo repeats as PBA 3-Point Shootout champion

Aug 05, 2016 - 6:31 PM

Terrence Romeo shoots his way to another 3 point shootout crown fending off KG Canaleta and RJ Jazul

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Rain or Shine’s Ahanmisi wins PBA Obstacle Challenge

Aug 05, 2016 - 5:18 PM

Maverick Ahanmisi edges Carlo Lastimosa and Mark Cruz by a few seconds to win the Obstacle Challenge

PBA All-Stars dare coaches to join dance-off

Aug 05, 2016 - 4:20 PM

The All Star coaches don’t usually partake in the annual dance off but this year may be different

DANCE-OFF? Will All-Star coaches Yeng Guiao and Leo Austria join this year's dance-off? Photos from PBA Images

2016 PBA All-Star Weekend schedule and lineups

Aug 05, 2016 - 4:15 PM

See the full weekend schedule plus lineups and participants for all events here

What are Romeo, Pingris, Yap excited about most in PBA All-Star Game?

Jul 25, 2016 - 9:08 PM

Terrence Romeo and Marc Pingris will be playing for the North team while James Yap will be on the South team

EXCITED. Marc Pingris, Terrence Romeo, and James Yap are all excited for the 2016 PBA All-Star Game. Photos from PBA Images

IN MEMES: The best, and funniest, of 2015 PBA All-Star Weekend

Mar 09, 2015 - 4:28 PM

An eventful 2015 PBA All Star Weekend spawned some hilarious memes online leaving us scrolling endlessly

Salud to stay in PBA as President and CEO

Mar 09, 2015 - 4:51 AM

The CEO will be a management role in charge of according to the PBA corporate communications finance marketing administrative human resources and legal matter

PRESIDENT/CEO. Atty. Chito Salud is going from Commissioner to President/CEO of the PBA. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

WATCH: Joe Devance goes wild at PBA All Star weekend

Mar 06, 2015 - 8:19 PM

Purefoods swingman Joe Devance shows why he s the league leader in video bombing and broadcast trolling

Joe Devance takes the opportunity to show off his abs in Palawan

Terrence Romeo bags PBA 3-point Shootout title

Mar 06, 2015 - 5:53 PM

Romeo scores 18 points in each the first and final round to add another achievement in his growing PBA career

Terrence Romeo showed his marksmanship to win the PBA 3-point shootout contest. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Alapag looking forward to his final PBA All-Star showcase

Mar 05, 2015 - 1:57 PM

It’s a fitting encore for 11 time All Star Alapag who will participate in the All Star Game the Three point Shootout and will have his jersey retired as well

LAST DANCE. Jimmy Alapag will participate in his final PBA All-Star showcase this weekend. Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Gilas Pilipinas practices for PBA All-Star Game

Apr 05, 2014 - 3:51 AM

Check out photos from Gilas Pilipinas practice to prepare for their showdown with the PBA All Stars

CALM BEFORE THE STORM. Gilas members (from left) Marc Pingris, Paul lee, Jeff Chan and Jared Dillinger standby during layup drills. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

PBA Stalwarts vs Greats game ends in draw

Apr 04, 2014 - 10:32 PM

A game filled with thunderous jams and three pointers by Filipino basketball legends and young stars alike ended in a draw

GREAT PERFORMANCE. Rey Guevarra topped off a night to remember, adding the Greats vs. Stalwarts MVP to his dunk contest co-championship earlier in the night. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Melton, Guevarra named PBA slam dunk co-champions

Apr 04, 2014 - 9:20 PM

One new dunk champion was not enough There was so much high flying talent in this year s PBA All Stars slam dunk competition that the judges couldn’t give just one man the title

DOUBLE HIGH-FLYERS. Justin Melton and Rey Guevarra split the PBA 2014 All Star slam dunk title

PBA: Macapagal ousts Tiu to reclaim 3-point crown

Apr 04, 2014 - 7:23 PM

Globalport Batang Pier’s Mark Macapagal outlasted reigning champ Chris Tiu to regain his Three Point Shootout title

LIGHTS OUT. Mark Macapagal has regained his 3-point title. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

PBA: Mark Barroca is new obstacle challenge champ

Apr 04, 2014 - 7:05 PM

Mark Barroca of the San Mig Super Coffee Mixers is the new obstacle challenge champion in the 2014 PBA All Star Weekend

NO OBSTACLES. Mark Barroca of San Mig Coffee won the Obstacles challenger at the PBA All-Star Weekend. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Larry Fonacier plays down his chances at 3-point shootout

Apr 03, 2014 - 6:30 PM

Humility or setting a trap? Larry Fonacier dismisses Chris Tiu s designation of him as the greatest threat at the PBA three point shootout

MATCHUP TO WATCH. Larry Fonacier (R) may have been playing possum when he said that Chris Tiu shouldn't be worried about him in the 3-point shootout. Photos by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Chris Ellis to pull out new tricks in slam dunk title defense

Apr 03, 2014 - 4:21 PM

Chris Ellis will look to win back to back PBA slam dunk championships this weekend but can he upstage his own performance from last year?

GO HARD OR GO HOME. Ginebra's Chris Ellis will have to upstage himself to repeat as dunk competition champion. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Tiu views Fonacier as greatest rival to PBA 3-point crown

Apr 01, 2014 - 2:31 PM

Reigning PBA three point shoutout champion Chris Tu views Larry Fonacier as his greatest threat to repeating at the All Star Weekend on Saturday

SHOOTOUT AT THE PH CORRAL. Reigning three-point king Chris Tiu (L) views Talk N Text's Larry Fonacier as his greatest rival to repeating. Photos by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images