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Ricci Rivero’s highlight-reel dunk featured in Bleacher Report


Ricci Rivero had a scintillating debut for the UP Fighting Maroons in their UAAP Season 82 opener against FEU on Wednesday.

Rivero reintroduced himself to the league with a bang, scoring his first two points with a highlight reel dunk off of a lob from Jun Manzo in the fastbreak.

Rivero’s jam made so much noise on social media that even US sports website Bleacher Report had to take notice.

“THIS DUNK IS WILD,” Bleacher Report said in the caption of a video post of Rivero’s dunk.

The tweet of the video alone has already garnered 26.9K likes and 5.5K retweets.