The Meralco Bolts pride Rey Gevarra reign three straight champion of the most prestigious yearly event of PBA, Title as All star Weekend Slam Dunk Competition August 5-7, 2016 at Smart Araneta Coliseum.
The event has 4 participants with an average height of 6-2 to 6-3, 4 contestants are all Guard position on their respective in PBA.
On the first round Rey Guevarra 94 (45+49), Chris Newsome got 88 (40+48), Franklin Bonifacio 80 (45+35) and James Forrester score 74 (25+49).
Dunk recap final round best of two contenders between Rey Guevarra vs Chris Newsome. Bolts swingman Rey Guevarra made 97 (50+47), but Chris Newsome score 96 (46+50) which is Guevarra scored 97 total points, just leading by two points in the all-Bolts final against Newsome who like the defending champion also displayed an array of amazing jams.
Newsome started the finals by pulling off a difficult dunk: he first juggled three balls before throwing a lob to himself for a tomahawk slam that earned him 46 points.
Guevarra countered with his between-the-legs, reverse dunk that judges generously scored a 50.
Newsome went on to throw down a violent 360 jam off the backboard that was good for a perfect 50.
Guevarra answered with a high-flying flush over Rain or Shine players Jericho Cruz and Raymond Almazan that earned him 47 points and the Slam Dunk title.