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Kobe Paras back-to-back FIBA 3x3 under-18 Champion

Benjie Paras’ son once again made the country proud by defending his title.

BY
Joan Leary

FRESH SCOOPS

06/09/2015 08:01 PM
Kobe Paras back-to-back FIBA 3x3 under-18 Champion
060915-kobe_main.jpgAlthough the team Philippines bowed out early at the main competition of the FIBA 3x3 under-18 slam dunk in Hungary, defending champion Kobe Paras was able to retain his title after defeating America’s Jalek Felton and other astounding dunkers over the world.

On his first dunk, Kobe asked four of his teammates to line up and then later on, jumped over them; judges scored him 27 points.

It was not easy for Kobe to retain his title because of Felton’s 29 pointer between-the-legs dunk, but he followed up by performing an alley-oop between-the-legs dunk.

Jalek answered back by throwing an off the backboard 360 degrees slam.

In his final move, Kobe made a perfect 30 points by letting his team mate Ricci Rivero stand and hold the ball, which he took and dunked followed by a reverse. This move secured him his title.