first_imgCayetano: Senate, Drilon to be blamed for SEA Games mess Google Philippines names new country director Colombia protesters vow new strike after talks hit snag Magnolia’s veteran shooter finished with 17 points in the final round as the first shooter and had to watch NLEX’s Philip Paniamogan and NorthPort’s Robert Bolick take their turns before he could hoist the trophy.Paniamogan struggled from the floor shooting just 14 points but it was Bolick who gave Simon a run for his money.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesSPORTSSingapore latest to raise issue on SEA Games food, logisticsBolick made four of his first five shots in the last rack, one of which was worth two points, but bricked the last moneyball that could’ve given him the title but he had to settle for the runner-up finish with 16 points.Simon, 38, is in his 15th season in the PBA and he never expected to be invited for the exhibition. Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting Panelo: Duterte ‘angry’ with SEA Games hosting hassles Bloomberg: US would benefit from more, not fewer, immigrants Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Trump tells impeachment jokes at annual turkey pardon event Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Nextcenter_img MANILA, Philippines—PJ Simon did just enough to be crowned the champion of the Three-Point Shootout in the 2019 PBA All-Star Weekend Friday in Calasiao.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games PLAY LIST 02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss “To be honest I never expected to be in this, I just want to thank God for lifting my name,” said Simon who also dethroned former teammate and now Rain or Shine shooting guard James Yap.“I’m in the twilight of my career and I was still given a chance to compete here.”Yap has two Three-Point Shootout titles under his belt but failed to defend his crown when he scored just 11 in the elimination round.ADVERTISEMENT Wintry storm delivers US travel woes before Thanksgiving MOST READ View comments ‘There are no cowards in La Salle’: Lady Spikers show title pedigree in bounce back winlast_img