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Kai Sotto meets 2015 Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach in Basketball Without Borders Global Camp

Kai Sotto meets 2015 Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach in Basketball Without Borders Global Camp

By Jan Carlo Anolin

Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach paid Kai Sotto a visit at the Basketball Without Borders Camp during the NBA All-Star Weekend.

A photo posted by NBA Philippines on Facebook showed Wurtzbach and the 7-foot-2 Sotto posing at the Quest Multisport court in Chicago.

In one of Wurtzbach’s Instagram stories, Sotto slammed an alley-oop dunk off the beauty queen’s assist.

Sotto was one of the 64 boys and girls selected for the sixth edition of the camp while the 30-year-old beauty queen was tasked to be correspondent for the All-Star festivities slated February 14 until February 16.

A total of 40 boys and 24 girls joined the camp hosted by the NBA and the world governing basketball body FIBA.

NBA players Pascal Siakam of the Toronto Raptors, 7-foot-5 Tacko Fall of Boston Celtics, Chicago Bulls’ Lauri Markkanen, Latvian center Davis Bertans of the Washington Wizards and former WNBA players Ashley Battle, Michele Van Gorp and Ebony Hoffman were among the coaches assigned to the camp.

Recently, Sotto drew the interest of US NCAA Division I teams, namely Boston College, DePaul, Georgia University and Georgia Tech University, after an impressive stint for the Atlanta-based basketball organization The Skill Factory.

The former Ateneo Blue Eaglet star is training in the US to pursue his dream of playing in the NBA.

Tags: 2020 Basketball Without Borders Global Camp, 2020 NBA All-Star, Basketball Without Borders, Basketball Without Borders Global Camp, Kai Sotto, NBA All-Star, Pia Wurtzbach