Filipino named All-Star MVP in Basketball Without Borders Asia

MANILA, Philippines – Filipino Harold Alarcon emerged as the Most Valuable Player in the All-Star Game of Basketball Without Borders Asia in Tokyo, Japan, on Saturday, August 17. 

Alarcon helped steer the East All-Stars to a 42-37 victory over the West All-Stars to beat out his 7 teammates for the special award.

Other Filipinos in the event, which was supervised by the NBA and FIBA, were Joshua Lazaro and Florence Jil Talas.

There were a total of 64 players from 18 countries and territories in the Asia-Pacific who competed, with South Korea's Junseok Yeo and Australia's Georgia Woolley named boys and girls camp MVP, respectively. – Rappler.com