The official lineup for PBA 2013 Allstar Game has been announced by the league and posted via its official Facebook Page.
San Mig Coffee Mixers’ guard James Yap and Barangay Ginebra Kings’ Mark Caguiao led the roster of PBA All Stars who will battle the Smart Gilas national team in an exibition game to be held in Digos City, Davao del Sur on the first week of May.
Calvin Abueva of Alaska, Arwind Santos of Petron and Chris Ellis of Barangay Ginebra complete the starters for the All Star selection. Here’s the complete roster:
2013 PBA Allstar Game Lineup
- James Yap
- Mark Caguioa
- Calvin Abueva
- Arwind Santos
- Chris Ellis
- Nino Canaleta
- Alex Cabagnot
- Jay Washington
- Cyrus Baguio
- JV Casio
- Marcio Lassiter
- Beau Belga
Aside from the All Star Game, the annual festivities will also feature a basketball match between PBA Greats and Stalwarts, an exhibition game of two teams with former PBA players teamed up with current stars. Here’s the roster:
Dondon Hontiveros, Mark Cardona, Mike Cortez, Josh Urbiztondo, Peter June Simon, Joe Devance, Noli Locsin, John Edel Cardel, Rodney Santos, Vince Hizon, Jerry Codinera, Bong Hawkins
Ronjay Buenafe, Ronald Tubid, Chris Tiu, JC Intal, Sol Mercado, Jervey Cruz, Glenn Capacio, Dickie Bachmann, Kenneth Duremdes, Art dela Cruz, Topex Robinson, Benjie Paras
I’m rooting for PBA Allstar 2013 selection to win against the Smart Gilas team due to better backcourt combination of Caguioa, Casio and also for having The Beast in the roster.