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NBL 3X3 Season 2 kicks off in September

The champion team in the competition organized by Mediapro Asia and SINA in partnership with the National Basketball League (NBL) and the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) will win USD $3,000 and will fly an all-expense paid trip to Beijing to represent the Philippines in the SINA 3×3 Elite League 2019.

Gilas Pilipinas (photo by Peter Paul Baltazar)

FIBA World Cup: SBP clarifies exclusion of Remy Martin

“We are more than happy to accommodate Remy and make him part of our Gilas Pilipinas program. However, we are constrained by the FIBA ruling that says a player hoping to play as a local must have a local passport before the age of 16,” – SBP president Al Panlilio #GilasPilipinas

Kai Sotto (FIBA.com photo)

FIBA U19: Kai Sotto, AJ EdU banner Philippine team

According to a statement released by EastWest Private, a United States-based sports and entertainment management company, Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) assisted Sotto and his family so they could make the trip back home. #GilasPilipinas

Kai Sotto

SBP praises Kai Sotto decision, vows full support

“We also commend Kai for his commitment to play for Batang Gilas in the World Cup in Greece, and in future international competitions of the men’s national team, Gilas Pilipinas, including the FIBA World Cup here in 2023,” – SBP President Al Panlilio.

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Kings of the Court, ZAMST PH fuel 3X3 fever

Spicing up the event with some hip-hop flair was “Mr. Pinoy Hoops” himself, Mike Swift – a FIBA ambassador for 3×3 basketball. The celebrated rapper was behind the microphone for a handful of matches, urging the crowd to get louder with every highlight-reel play dished out by the competitors.