Chooks Cebu will try to make it two FIBA 3×3 Super Quest titles in a row. Along with Chooks Manila, the two Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas 3×3 squads will be heading to Mongolia on Wednesday evening to compete in the FIBA 3×3 Ulaanbaatar Super Quest slated to begin on Friday, May 6.
Cebu Chooks nipped Manila Chooks in an all-Filipino clash, 17-14, to reach the 2022 Chooks-to-Go FIBA 3×3 Asia Pacific Super Quest final, Saturday night at the Ayala Malls Solenad Activity Center in Santa Rosa, Laguna.
Three Filipino squads will try their best to gain 3×3 supremacy when the one-day 2022 Chooks-to-Go FIBA 3×3 Asia Pacific Super Quest tips off on Saturday, April 30, at the Ayala Malls Solenad in Sta. Rosa, Laguna.
When the eight participating teams plunge into action at the Ayala Malls Solenad 3 for the Chooks-to-Go Asia Pacific Super Quest on Saturday, April 30, fans will be witnessing world-class FIBA 3×3 action that features some of the best teams in this part of the world.
The Chooks-to-Go Cebu 3×3 team finished with a 1-2 card in their recent FIBA 3×3 Dubai Expo Super Quest last March 31.
Basilan-Jumbo Plastic Medical Depot guard Philip Manalang drained on the wee hours of Friday, December 23 what is now best remembered as the “2 million peso shot” which gave his club the 2021 Chooks-to-Go MPBL Invitational powered by TM title in dramatic fashion, as they defeated the Nueva Ecija Rice Vanguards, 83-80 in overtime.
As Philip Manalang rifled in his now famous “2 million peso shot” — a buzzer-beating, championship-clinching trey last December 23 at the Mall of Asia Arena, Basilan-Jumbo Plastic Medical Depot fans jubilantly roared, the confetti began to shower, and the entire scene erupted into chaos.
The Filipino basketball community know Jay-R Taganas as “Baby Shaq” (which eventually became just “Shaq”) since his San Beda Red Lions days in the 2000s for his burly appearance as the backup to two-time MVP Sam Ekwe.
With over three minutes left in the overtime of Basilan-Jumbo Plastic Medical Depot’s exhilarating championship match against the Nueva Ecija Rice Vanguards, wing man Michael Juico fell onto the Mall of Asia Arena, grimacing in pain and clutching his legs.
Jumbo Plastic Medical Depot Basilan head coach Jerson Cabiltes, the architect of his team’s championship run in the Chooks-to-Go MPBL Invitational powered by TM, became the first-ever winner of the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League Ato Badolato Coach of the Tournament plum.