The former boxer was the star of the night in a match played by Philippine league executives. He scored 30 points and the triple that caused the overtime.
Manny Pacquiao He left a new great moment for the sport, but this time away from the ring. The Filipino, taking advantage of the end of the electoral process in his country, was the protagonist by scoring an impressive triple from eight meters in a basketball game with the added value that was in the last play of the game and served to tie the match.
The former boxer participated in the duel of executives of the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League -Philippine Basketball League- in which he had the right to play because he is the founder and current CEO of the league. The meeting faced representatives of the three teams sponsored by OKbet (north team) against the rest of the MPBL (Southern team) finished 107 to 107 with a triple by Pacquiao that took all the applause and caused the supplementary.
The former champion in eight divisions had, in general terms, a great performance. Total, scored 30 points -4 triples, 8 rebounds and 4 assists- in just over 37 minutes of play. In this way, he showed that in addition to his undeniable talent for boxing, he is also very good at putting the ball in the hoop.