HIGH-FLYING Jalen Green and defensive guard Jeron Artest of FilAm Sports USA will see action in the 2019 Chooks-to-Go SM NBTC All-Star Game, Saturday at the SM Mall of Asia Arena.
Green, Artest and fellow Fil-Am forward Kai Ballungay will reinforce Team Heart of captain Joel Cagulangan as they were part of the six players picked to mix it up with the top local high school basketball players
The Fil-Am trio will join NU’s Carl Tamayo, LSGH's Inand Fornilos and Joshua David, Hope Christian’s Harvey Pagsanjan, Arellano’s Aaron Fermin, Mapua’s Paolo Hernandez and Dan Arches, University of Visayas’ Joshua Yerro, Lyceum’s Mac Guadana, Chiang Kai Shek’s Rafael Go and Adamson's Joem Sabandal and Adam Doria.
Charles Tiu will serve as Team Heart's mentor.
FilAm Sports' Brandon Wilson, meanwhile, will team up with Tyler Garcia of Durham Crossover Canada and Jasper Rentoy of AusPinoy as they beef up Team Hustle of captain Kai Sotto.
They join Mark Nonoy and Bismarck Lina from UST; the NU trio of Gerry Abadiano, Terrence Fortea, and Kevin Quiambao; Geo Chiu and Forthsky Padrigao of Ateneo; RJ Abarrientos of FEU; John Amores of JRU; Jonnel Policarpio of Mapua; San Beda's Tony Ynot; and injured Clint Escamis of Mapua.
Chris Gavina will coach Team Hustle.
The semis, finals and All-Star Game of the tournament sponsored by Chooks-to-Go, Darlington-Exped Socks, EPSON, Huawei, Freego, Purefoods, Gatorade, Go for Gold, SM, Molten and presented by 5Plus and Lighthouse Events will be aired live on ESPN5.