With the highly anticipated World Tour Cebu Masters set next month at home soil, the Manila Chooks! 3×3 squad toughens up when it sees action in the FIBA 3×3 Yichang Challenger 2023.
Manila Chooks! marks its return to the pro circuit as it joins the FIBA 3×3 World Tour 2023 Huishan Wuxi Challenger this weekend in China.
Despite fielding a relatively overhauled all-Filipino line-up and losing Philippine No. 2 and prized big man Brandon Ramirez early in the tourney due to a knee injury, the Manila Chooks! 3×3 squad passed its initial test with flying colors.
Toughened up by three straight quarterfinals stints, don’t expect an all-Filipino Manila Chooks! squad to let their guards down, especially in the last leg.
After two stints in the quarterfinals, head trainer Chico Lanete swore Manila Chooks! 3×3 will get over the hump— that includes beating world No. 11 Utrecht of the Netherlands if they cross paths anew.
Dennis Santos boomed in the game-winning two-pointer as an all-Filipino Manila Chooks! squad scored a thrilling 21-16 decision over Ashgabat of Turkmenistan late Sunday night, Mar. 12, to advance to the quarterfinals of the FIBA 3X3 Pro League Netherlands 2023 Winter Edition Stop 2 at the Amsterdam Velodrome.
CEBU City — Cebu Chooks bowed out of the FIBA 3×3 World Tour 2022 Cebu Masters after falling flat at the hands of Omaha 3BALL United States, 14-21 on Saturday evening at a packed SM Seaside City here.
CEBU City – Veteran basketball player Chico Lanete has retired from the sport in the FIBA 3×3 World Tour 2022 Cebu Masters as his team Manila Chooks was eliminated from the qualifying draw of the tournament on Saturday at the SM Seaside here.
CEBU City — Philippine 3×3 patron Ronald Mascariñas of Chooks-to-Go spearheaded the donation of PhP 1.4 million to the Sisters of Mary School Girlstown — where his brand’s 3×3 ambitions all started — on Thursday.
CEBU City — The Queen City of the South will finally get to experience one of the biggest international basketball events with the prestigious FIBA 3×3 World Tour Cebu Masters 2022 set to happen from October 1-2 at the SM Seaside here.