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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
– 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
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.