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Top high school stars converge anew in Slam Rising Stars


By Ivan Saldajeno

MANILA--The future of Philippine basketball will come together on March 26 as Slam Magazine once again brings you the Slam Rising Stars Classic.

The event will once again be held at the Gatorade Hoops Center in Mandaluyong with 24 of the best high school ballers in the land will showcase their skills.

Aside from lending the venue, Gatorade will also provide the hydration for the players as one of the major sponsors of the said event.

“Exposing these young players to high level coaching and, more importantly, the crucial role that proper hydration will play in their basketball careers, will pave the way for them to reach new heights. We look forward to fueling their basketball journeys through the Slam Rising Stars Classic and beyond,” said Tony Atayde, Pepsico Philippines' marketing manager for hydration.

Among those who will participate in this year's event are Guilmer Dela Torre, Rom Junsay, Rhayyan Amsali, Juan Gomez De Liaño, Germy Mahinay, and Sam Abuhiljeh.

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