PH bets Balanga, Pasig stun top seeded teams in Day 1 of FIBA 3×3 World Masters

first_imgPH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games PLAY LIST 02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss Pasig squares off against Riga Ghetto to open the quarterfinals stage at 9:45pm tournament at 9:45 pm Friday while Balanga Liman at 11:15 pm.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Philippine Arena Interchange inaugurated Cayetano: Senate, Drilon to be blamed for SEA Games mess Alvin Pasaol was the hero for the Filipinos in the second game, scoring a clutch two-pointer to clinch the victory. In 3×3 rules, the first time to score in OT wins.Pasig, meanwhile, opened with a dominating 21-14 win over home team Qatar then took down no. 1 Liman of Serbia, 19-16, in a massive upset for a sweep of Pool A.READ: Pasig Chooks beats Katara in impressive start for PH“I am very happy in the way our team took care of business today. Beating the number one team in the world is a great accomplishment but we are nowhere near satisfied,” said Statham.Balanga’s American reinforcement Travis Franklin ended up as the day’s leading scorer with 24 points. Pasig’s Statham finished in second with 18 points.ADVERTISEMENT Alvin Pasaol of Balanga Chooks. CONTRIBUTED PHOTOMANILA, Philippines—The Philippines performed beyond expectations in the group stages of 2019 FIBA 3×3 World Tour Masters Thursday night.Balanga Chooks and Pasig Chooks both went 2-0 in the first day of competition, stunning world-class teams in Doha, Qatar to enter the knockout playoff round.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Ethel Booba twits Mocha over 2 toilets in one cubicle at SEA Games venue SEA Games hosting troubles anger Duterte Private companies step in to help SEA Games hostingcenter_img DA eyes importing ‘galunggong’ anew View comments “Our teams showed the world what we have been doing for the last three months,” said Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas 3×3 commissioner Eric Altamirano.READ: PH’s Balanga Chooks stuns no. 3 Riga Ghetto in Fiba 3×3 World MastersFEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesSPORTSSingapore latest to raise issue on SEA Games food, logistics“Unlike past teams that were confused with the rules, Pasig and Balanga only made a few mental mistakes during their games. In addition, they were disciplined.”Balanga set the tone for the Philippine delegation, pulling off a 19-17 stunner over no. 3 seed Riga Ghetto of Latvia then followed it up with a 20-19 overtime thriller over Moscow Inanomo. Panelo: Duterte ‘angry’ with SEA Games hosting hassles Hontiveros presses for security audit of national power grid Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Without Embiid, Simmons takes charge as 76ers take 2-1 lead vs Nets MOST READlast_img