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USA Men’s National Team Initial Roster

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28 NBA players were named in the Initial Roster for the USA Men’s National Team which will compete in the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain.

USA Men’s National Team Initial Roster
Carmelo Anthony (New York Knicks)
LeBron James (Miami Heat)
Chris Paul (Los Angeles Clippers)
Deron Williams (Brooklyn Nets)
Tyson Chandler (New York Knicks)
Anthony Davis (New Orleans Pelicans)
Kevin Durant (Oklahoma City Thunder)
James Harden (Houston Rockets)
Andre Iguodala (Golden State Warriors)
Kevin Love (Minnesota Timberwolves)
Russell Westbrook (Oklahoma City Thunder)
Dwight Howard (Houston Rockets)
Blake Griffin (Los Angeles Clippers)
Stephen Curry (Golden State Warriors)
Derrick Rose (Chicago Bulls)

Smart Gilas gave NBA stars a good fight

Smart Ultimate All-Star Weekend
Smart Gilas Pilipinas vs NBA Selection (Smart All-Stars)
July 24, 2011 – Smart Araneta Coliseum
NBA Selection defeats Smart Gilas, 98-89

Game Highlights:
– JV Casio led Smart Gilas with 16 points
– Marcus Douthit with 14 points including a couple of slam dunks
– Slam Dunks by Javale McGee, Kevin Durant and Derrick Williams
– Gutsy plays by Chris Lutz
– 4 players in double figures by Smart Gilas
– Japeth Aguilar slam dunk against Kevin Durant
– Asi Taulava bumping Kevin Durant
– Dondon Hontiveros closely guarding Kobe Bryant (And getting KB24 jersey after the game)
– Manny Pacquiao arrived in the 4th quarter and was approached by Kobe Bryant
– Chris Paul challenging Pacquiao to a boxing fight
– NBA stars throwing shoes and jerseys to the crowd after the game
– Manny Pacquiao signing autographs and having their pictures taken by NBA stars
– Biggest Highlight of the Game: Crowd chanting defense in the 4th quarter when Smart Gilas had a chance to steal the game

Game Scores:
NBA Selection 98
— Bryant 17, McGee 16, Durant 16, Harden 15, Evans 9, Williams 8, Rose 6, Paul 6. Fisher 5.

Smart Gilas 89 – Casio 16, Douthit 14, Lutz 12, Hontiveros 11, Lassiter 9, Tiu 8, Aguilar 6, Ababou 4, Williams 4, Alapag 3, Barroca 0, Taulava 0, Ballesteros 0.

Quarterscores: 28-16, 55-37, 79-60, 98-89.

Thanks to Smart, MVP Foundation, PLDT, Meralco, Maynilad, TV5, Metro Pacific, Philex Mining for making this memorable event possible.

Smart Ultimate Allstar Weekend

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Smart Gilas will face an NBA Selection composed of Kobe Bryant, Chris Paul, Tyreke Evans, Kevin Durant, James Harden, Derrick Williams, Derek Fisher, Javale McGee and MVP Derrick Rose on Sunday, July 24, 2011, 1pm at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. (Delayed telecast at 5:30pm – InterAKTV 13)

Smart Gilas will be reinforced by Jimmy Alapag, Kelly Williams, Ranidel de Ocampo, Asi Taulava and Dondon Hontiveros.

The Smart Ultimate Allstar Weekend will also feature the NBA Selection against a PBA selection composed of James Yap, Marc Pingris, Mark Caguiao, JC Intal, Arwind Santos, Rabeh Al-Hussaini, Jason Castro, Ryan Reyes, Larry Fonacier, Sonny Thoss, LA Tenorio, Sol Mercado, Gary David, Gabe Norwood and Danny Siegle on July 23, 2011, 7pm also at the Big Dome. (Live Telecast – InterAKTV 13)

This event is brought to you by Smart and MVP Foundation along with PLDT, Meralco and TV5.

Tickets available at ticketnet.com.ph, please call 911-5555!