The Philippine Basketball Association formally launched the inaugural staging of the PBA 3X3 Tournament with the drawing of lots on Saturday with games starting November 20.

PBA 3X3 Chairman Richard Bachmann and Commissioner Willie Marcial launched the proceedings at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig.

“Exciting times ahead and it starts today,” said Bachmann in his brief welcome remarks. He also thanked the PBA Board, Commissioner Marcial, SBP, the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF), Games and Amusements Board (GAB), FIBA, and Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto.

First order of the day was the drawing of colored balls to determine the groupings and names of all participating ball clubs.

The TnT Tropang Giga, Limitless Appmasters, Zamboanga Valientes, Platinum Karaoke, and Purefoods TJ Titans were drawn in Pool A.

Barangay Ginebra San Miguel 3×3 is in Pool B along with Terrafirma 3×3, Meralco Bolts 3×3, and Sista Super Sealers.

In the final group are CAVITEX Braves, Pioneer Pro Tibay, NorthPort Batang Pier, and the San Miguel Beermen in Pool C.

The top three teams in Pool A, and the top two in Pools B and C will advance to the quarterfinals. The third best teams in Pools B and C play a knockout game for the eighth and last quarterfinals berth.

The quarterfinals and the semifinals are knockout matches. The remaining two teams then figure in the winner-take-all finals.

The leg champion gets P100,000, runner-up P50,000 and third place P30,000.

Present during the launch of the PBA 3X3 tournament are, from left: SBP National Program Head for 3×3 – Coach Ronnie Magsanoc, Tournament Director Joey Guanio, SBP Deputy Executive Director Butch Antonio, PBA 3×3 Chairman, Governor Richard Bachmann, PBA Commissioner Willie Marcial, Deputy Commissioner Eric Castro. PBA Media
66 thoughts on “PBA launches 3X3 tournament”
  1. always i used to read smaller articles which as well clear their motive,
    and that is also happening with this piece of writing which I am reading at this time.

  2. Hiya very nice blog!! Man .. Beautiful ..
    Superb .. I will bookmark your blog and take the feeds also?
    I’m satisfied to search out numerous helpful information right here in the post, we want work
    out more strategies on this regard, thank you for sharing.
    . . . . .

  3. Hello would you mind stating which blog platform you’re using?
    I’m planning to start my own blog in the near future but I’m having a
    tough time deciding between BlogEngine/Wordpress/B2evolution and
    Drupal. The reason I ask is because your design and style
    seems different then most blogs and I’m looking for something
    completely unique. P.S My apologies for
    being off-topic but I had to ask!

  4. I loved as much as you will receive carried out right here.
    The sketch is tasteful, your authored subject matter stylish.
    nonetheless, you command get got an shakiness over that you wish
    be delivering the following. unwell unquestionably come more
    formerly again since exactly the same nearly a lot often inside case you shield this

  5. Excellent blog here! Also your site loads up very fast!
    What host are you using? Can I get your affiliate link
    to your host? I wish my web site loaded up as fast as yours lol

  6. Appreciating the persistence you put into your site and detailed
    information you offer. It’s good to come across a blog every once in a while that isn’t the same
    outdated rehashed information. Excellent read!
    I’ve bookmarked your site and I’m adding your RSS feeds to my Google account.

  7. My brother suggested I might like this blog. He was totally right.

    This submit truly made my day. You can not believe just how much time I had spent for this information! Thank you!

  8. You have made some really good points there. I checked on the net for more info about
    the issue and found most individuals will go along with your
    views on this web site.

  9. I’m curious to find out what blog system you happen to be working with?
    I’m experiencing some small security issues with my latest blog
    and I’d like to find something more safe. Do you have any recommendations?

  10. Wow that was unusual. I just wrote an really long comment but after I clicked submit my comment didn’t show up.
    Grrrr… well I’m not writing all that over again. Anyway, just
    wanted to say wonderful blog!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.