Rey Guevarra Reign 3rd Straight Champion Slam Dunk Contest 2016


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.

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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.

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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.

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