Philippine Basketball Association All-Star Weekend

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The Philippine Basketball Association All-Star Weekend is a weekend event held in the middle of the PBA season, usually before or during the second conference, that consists of a variety of basketball events, exhibitions, and performances culminating in the All-Star Game held on Sunday night. No regular games are held during this period, which is also known as the All-Star break.

All-Star Game[edit]

The All-Star game, held on Sunday, is the main event of the weekend.

Events of the All-Star weekend[edit]

Obstacle Challenge[edit]

From 1994 to 2002, the competition is known as the "Buzzer Beater contest"

Year Winner
1994 Ato Agustin, San Miguel Beermen
Richie Ticzon, Coney Island Ice Cream Stars
1995 Matt Makalintal, San Miguel Beermen
1996 Jack Santiago, Sunkist Orange Bottlers
1997 Tonyboy Espinosa, Mobiline Cellulars
1999 Bal David, Barangay Ginebra Kings
Rodney Santos, Alaska Milkmen
2000 Edward Naron, Barangay Ginebra Kings
2001 Jayjay Helterbrand, Barangay Ginebra Kings
2002 No game held
2003 Rob Johnson, Sta. Lucia Realtors
2004 Rob Johnson (2), Sta. Lucia Realtors
2005 Topex Robinson, Red Bull Barako
2006 Willie Miller, Talk 'N Text Phone Pals
2007 Willie Miller (2), Alaska Aces
2008 Willie Miller (3), Alaska Aces
2009 Paul Artadi, Barangay Ginebra Kings
2010 Jonas Villanueva, San Miguel Beermen
2011 Jonas Villanueva (2), B-Meg Llamados
2012 Jonas Villanueva (3), B-Meg Llamados
2013 Jonas Villanueva (4), Barako Bull Energy
2014 Mark Barroca, San Mig Super Coffee Mixers
2015 Jeric Fortuna, San Miguel Beermen
2016 Maverick Ahanmisi, Rain or Shine Elasto Painters

Three-point shootout[edit]

Year Winner
1992 Allan Caidic, San Miguel Beermen
1993 Elmer Cabahug, Coney Island Ice Cream Stars
1994 Ric-Ric Marata, Shell Rimula X
1995 Joey Guanio, Formula Shell Zoom Masters
1996 Ric-Ric Marata (2), Sunkist Orange Bottlers
1997 Rhoel Gomez, Alaska Milkmen
1998 Jasper Ocampo, Pop Cola 800s
1999 Jasper Ocampo (2), Pop Cola 800s
2000 Boyet Fernandez, Purefoods TJ Hotdogs
2001 Boyet Fernandez (2), Purefoods TJ Hotdogs
2002 No game held
2003 Jimmy Alapag, Talk 'N Text Phone Pals
2005 Jimmy Alapag (2), Talk 'N Text Phone Pals
2006 William Antonio, Coca-Cola Tigers
2007 Dondon Hontiveros, San Miguel Beermen
2008 Renren Ritualo, Talk 'N Text Phone Pals
2009 James Yap, Purefoods TJ Giants
2010 Mark Macapagal, Powerade Tigers
2011 Mark Macapagal (2), Powerade Tigers
2012 Mark Macapagal (3), Meralco Bolts
2013 Chris Tiu, Rain or Shine Elasto Painters
2014 Mark Macapagal (4), GlobalPort Batang Pier
2015 Terrence Romeo, GlobalPort Batang Pier
2016 Terrence Romeo (2), GlobalPort Batang Pier

Slam Dunk contest[edit]

Year Winner
1992 Vergel Meneses, Presto Ice Cream Makers
1993 Vergel Meneses (2), Swift Mighty Meaty Hotdogs
1994 Victor Pablo, Pepsi Hotshots
1995 Benjie Paras and Elmer Lago, Formula Shell Zoom Masters
1996 Marlou Aquino and Noli Locsin, Ginebra San Miguel
1997 Tyrone Hopkins* and Mike Orquillas, Gordon's Gin Boars
1999 Rob Parker, Sta. Lucia Realtors
2000 Don Camaso, Mobiline Phone Pals
2001 Joey Mente, San Miguel Beermen
2002 No game held
2003 Brandon Cablay, Alaska Aces
2004 Cyrus Baguio, Red Bull Barako
2005 Niño Canaleta, Air21 Express
2006 Niño Canaleta (2), Air21 Express
2007 Niño Canaleta (3), Air21 Express
2008 Kelly Williams, Sta. Lucia Realtors
2009 David Noel*, Barangay Ginebra Kings
2010 Niño Canaleta (4), B-Meg Derby Ace Llamados
2011 Kelly Williams (2), Sta. Lucia Realtors
2012 Niño Canaleta (5), Barangay Ginebra Kings
2013 Chris Ellis, Barangay Ginebra San Miguel
2014 Rey Guevarra, Meralco Bolts
Justin Melton, San Mig Super Coffee Mixers
2015 Rey Guevarra (2), Meralco Bolts
2016 Rey Guevarra (3), Meralco Bolts

Team Stalwarts vs. Team Greats[edit]

From 2012 to 2014, The Rookies vs. Sophomores Blitz Game was replaced by the Team Stalwarts vs Team Greats, which each team composed of four PBA Legends and eight current PBA players. Since 2016, the game was recontinued in place of the Blitz Game.

Year Winning team Score Losing team MVP (PBA team) Venue
2012 Greats 143–139 Stalwarts Ato Agustin (Greats) Ilocos Norte Centennial Arena, Laoag, Ilocos Norte
2013 Stalwarts 112–105 Greats Kenneth Duremdes (Stalwarts) Davao del Sur Coliseum, Digos City, Davao del Sur
2014 Stalwarts 136–136 Greats Rey Guevarra (Greats) Mall of Asia Arena, Pasay
2016 Stalwarts 99–94 Greats Raymond Almazan (Stalwarts) Smart Araneta Coliseum, Quezon City

Discontinued events[edit]

Rookies vs. Sophomores Blitz Game[edit]

Year Winning team Score Losing team MVP (PBA team) Venue
2005 Sophomores 122–106 Rookies Nelbert Omolon (Sta. Lucia) Ilocos Norte Centennial Arena, Laoag City
2006 Sophomores 130–123 Rookies Nelbert Omolon (Sta. Lucia) Xavier University Gym, Cagayan de Oro
2007 Rookies 122–107 Sophomores Arwind Santos (Air21) Pacoy Ortega Gym, San Fernando, La Union
2008 Rookies 101–97 Sophomores Ronjay Buenafe (Coca-Cola) West Negros University Gym, Bacolod
2010 Sophomores 106–86 Rookies Jared Dillinger (Talk 'N Text) Puerto Princesa Coliseum
2011 Rookies 114–109 Sophomores Robert Labagala (Barangay Ginebra)
Sean Anthony (Powerade)
Boracay Convention Center, Boracay, Aklan
2015 Rookies 150–131 Sophomores Matt Ganuelas-Rosser (Talk 'N Text) Puerto Princesa Coliseum, Puerto Princesa, Palawan

Other games[edit]

Year Winning team Score Losing team MVP Venue
1990 PBL North 107–102 PBL South The ULTRA, Pasig
1991 PBA Legends (Light) 103–101 PBA Legends (Dark) The ULTRA, Pasig
1991 PBA Dark All-Stars 95–94 China The ULTRA, Pasig
1991 PBA Light All-Stars 105–95 China The ULTRA, Pasig
2000 PBA All-Stars 101–81 ABC All-Stars Johnny Abarrientos (Alaska) PhilSports Arena, Pasig
2003 Toyota 65–61 Crispa Terry Saldaña (Toyota) Araneta Coliseum, Quezon City
2005 PBA Legends 96–92 PBA Greats Allan Caidic (PBA Legends) Araneta Coliseum, Quezon City
2009 Powerade-Team Pilipinas 98–80 PBA North All-Stars Mick Pennisi (San Miguel Beermen) Victorias City Sports and Recreational Arena, Victorias, Negros Occidental
Powerade-Team Pilipinas 103–99 PBA South All-Stars Jared Dillinger (Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters) Panabo City Tourism, Cultural and Sports Center, Panabo, Davao del Norte


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