James Yap to lead South squad in PBA All-Star game in Boracay

Top vote-getter James Yap of the Derby Ace Llamados will lead this year's South stars in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) All-Star 2011 game at the Boracay Convention Center on Sunday May 22, 2011, sports reports said.

The two-time most valuable player will be supported by Alaska’s Cyrus Baguio, Talk N Text’s Kelly Williams, Ginebra’s Eric Menk, and San Miguel’s Jay Washington.

The South team will be manned by coach Chot Reyes in the sidelines.

The North squad, which will be led by Rain-or-Shine’s Gabe Norwood, is aiming for another victory. Derby Ace’s Marc Pingris and Kerby Raymundo, Ginebra’s Willie Miller and Alaska's LA Tenorio add to the line-up.

Coach Ato Agustin will call the shots for the North squad.

The Hala Bola! PBA All-Star Weekend 2011 kicks off at Bora from May 18 to May 22 with the PBA All-Star game between the North and South stars as the main event of the festivities, reports said.