End of ‘Spiderman dunk’ as PBA deems ‘monkey ride’ unsportsmanlike

first_imgPBA fans may have just seen the last of Arwind Santos’ patented “Spiderman” dunk last season.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ TS Kammuri to enter PAR possibly a day after SEA Games opening Free Spider-Man! pic.twitter.com/xxhGhvFlrl— alex cabagnot (@askcabaggie) January 15, 2019 LOOK: Joyce Pring goes public with engagement to Juancho Triviño Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next PBA: Justin Melton tries to dunk with blindfold on PLAY LIST 00:20PBA: Justin Melton tries to dunk with blindfold on02:26Non-stop fun at 2014 PBA All-Star Weekend festivities00:17Douthit rides bike to PBA game to avoid traffic02:42PH 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 LATEST STORIES The memorandum also cleared that “a player may still hang on to the basket rim, backboard or its support, to prevent injury to himself or another player with no penalty.”The league said a player is still allowed to “momentarily” hang on to the rim after a dunk.ADVERTISEMENT While the San Miguel Beer forward could still do it, he risks getting penalized after the PBA issued a memorandum deeming the “Spiderman” dunk or monkey ride as how the league called it in the memo “unsportsmanlike.”According to the memo, “a player who hangs onto the rim after a dunk and places either or both of his feet onto the backboard, shall be assessed with an unsportsmanlike technical foul.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSUrgent reply from Philippine ‍football chiefSPORTSWin or don’t eat: the Philippines’ poverty-driven, world-beating pool stars Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting SEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completion LOOK: Joyce Pring goes public with engagement to Juancho Triviño Andray Blatche, Mark Barroca return to Gilas pool for final World Cup qualifying window SEA Games hosting troubles anger Duterte SEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completion Is Luis Manzano planning to propose to Jessy Mendiola? Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View commentslast_img

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