Kobe Paras Wins FIBA Slam Dunk Contest (VIDEO) in Jakarta, Indonesia | ATP Manila Paper

Kobe Paras Wins FIBA Slam Dunk Contest (VIDEO) in Jakarta, Indonesia

Publish Date: Sunday, September 29, 2013 | 11:43 PM

Another Pinoy winner in Indonesia! Kobe Paras has won the FIBA U18 Dunk Contest in Jakarta. Paras, the younger of two sons of PBA legend Benjie Paras, received perfect scores in his dunks to defeat his rivals.

The slam dunk win of Kobe Paras is a nice consolation for the Philippines' under-18 team which failed to advance to the quarterfinals of the 2013 FIBA U18 3x3 Championships.

Kobe's winning slam dunk was an amazing jump over a motorcycle which earned cheers from the crowd. Earlier, Paras received perfect scores in the qualifying rounds to lead the competition.

Kobe, a basketball standout from La Salle Greenhills, defeated Antonio Morales of Spain, Demonte Flannigan of the USA and Sun Ming Hui of China to take home the gold medal.

Earlier this year, Kobe Paras also made headlines after dunking in front of LeBron James during the latter's exhibition game in the Manila. Adobo Talk PH

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