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Tuesday, 11 November 2014 11:07

The most awaited championship game of the 2014 Pacman Basketball Cup Tournament will be played tonight at the Golden Boys in in Nuñez Extension. Qualified teams that will pit against each other for the coveted title are Razdeen, Big R, MLozano and Jikiri.

Organized by Rolando Navarro Sports Management (RNSM), an initial of 9 basketball teams participated. The other teams that joined are Indanan Sulu, KB Davao, Junior Store, Farrah J, and Tawi-Tawi teams.

One of the attractions of the tournament is the Pacman Basketball Dunk Contest. It will have local dunkers Mark Alba and Jaynard Rivera play against  basketball players from UST Tiger 6’7 Karim Abdul and 6’8 Mike Hary.

The Pacman Cup is supported by Congressman and World Boxing-Champion now a playing coach of Kia Basketball Team Manny Pacquiao. From Zamboanga City, the tournament will go around Mindanao and Visayas. According to Junie Navarro, RSNM CEO and Pacman coordinator, the tournament is one way to bring basketball game closer to the common tao or the masa. It aims to discover, at the same time, local players and enlist them in any PBA (Philippine Basketball Association) teams in the future.

For those who will not be qualified, the organizer believes that it will serve as an avenue for local players to enjoy this game set on international standard. Recently, RSNM was able to bring PBA players Mark Barroca and Mike Tolomia, Zamboangueños, to conduct a free basketball clinic in Zamboanga City.

The Zamboanga tournament is being sponsored by Kings SPC (Sports Performance Center) in M. Calixto Street. This is the first gym training center in this city that is geared towards to develop endurance and strength for athletes and sport players.