Still got it: Rey Guevarra bags PBA Slam Dunk title anew

first_imgRey Guevarra wins the Slam Dunk competition anew. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netBATANGAS — Rey Guevarra is still the undisputed Dunk King.The Phoenix high-flyer reclaimed his throne, edging out Renz Palma in the Slam Dunk Contest in the 2018 PBA All-Star Week Friday at Batangas City Sports Center.ADVERTISEMENT In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ “I was really challenged by him. Because of him, I had to raise the bar so that I could edge him,” he said.Guevarra also beat former titlist Chris Newsome, Matt Ganuelas-Rosser, Lervin Flores, and Marion Magat in the competition.He also took home the P30,000 cash prize and bagged his fourth Slam Dunk title in five years.Guevarra has now moved second to Niño Canaleta, who has five, for most Slam Dunk titles.And if the opportunity presents itself, he said that he won’t hesitate going for the record.“In God’s time, let’s see if I could still do it. If I get the chance, I will really try to get that fifth championship,” he said.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Weinstein rape trial Guevarra unleashed an off-the-bounce windmill dunk to put the results beyond doubt, netting 40 points from the judges to end the highly-entertaining Slam Off.PERFECT 40! REY GUEVARRA GETS HIS 4TH SLAM DUNK TITLE! #PBAAllStar2018 pic.twitter.com/mbZxwwaI0RFEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown— Randolph B. Leongson (@RLeongsonINQ) May 25, 2018 Dave Chappelle donates P1 million to Taal relief operations Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio 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 MOST READ Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours China population now over 1.4 billion as birthrate falls View comments James Yap is PBA 3-point king once again The veteran forward outlasted the younger Palma, whose 360-dunk from near the foul line only got 39 points.“This is the hardest contest I’ve ever been in,” he said. “Everybody knew what dunks I could do, so I was really forced to show off some new slams.”Guevarra jumped over a motorcycle and teammate JC Intal to delight the crowd in the Finals where he took on an athletic Palma, who displayed his impeccable leaping ability. The two ended up in a stalemate, finishing with identical 75 points after two dunks.RENZ PALMA CAN FLY! 39 POINTS! #PBAAllStar2018 pic.twitter.com/zOsF2eJyLD— Randolph B. Leongson (@RLeongsonINQ) May 25, 2018ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Winfrey details her decision to withdraw from Simmons film Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water recedinglast_img

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