Telkha Blitz is first ever Triple Threat Manila 3-on-3 champion


Telkha Blitz survived a fiery comeback from long-range-shooting KP to win the first ever Triple Threat Manila championship, 20-14 on June 11 at Fishermall Playland, Quezon City. Telkha Blitz is composed of Fil Estrada, Raymond David, Carlo Saulog and Khalid Khalil.
Former PBA player and San Miguel Beermen cager Christian Luanzon shared his experiences during his collegiate and PBA days to enlighten the players. “We play to win, like the Mamba Mentality. We have to have the right mentality as an athlete”, reminded Luanzon. Mr. Pow Salud, founder of Powcast.net and the host of the event led the presentation of sponsors and media partners. Ms. Kriza Cawan, founder of Triple Threat Manila, welcomed the participants of the tournament in the monumental event.
Joshua Morales, Christian Camargo and Richard Corpuz, members of Nitrous Image Crew, provided a dance number afterwards. The dance crew is set to compete in an international dance competition in Los Angeles California this August.
Renowned 3×3 basketball champion player Rey Guevarra also shared his passion for the game in front of the 3-on-3 players. Equipped with various experiences in 3×3 basketball including representing the country in Japan and Qatar, he reiterated the importance of discipline in the sports.
In the elimination rounds, 42nd Davis defeated Roxas Bullies 13-9, KP defeated Dons of the North 21-10, Team K defeated Team Monaco 13-9, AO 1 defeated Manila Hype 18-4, 42nd Davis defeated Manila Hype 16-7, KP defeated Team K 18-13, FEU-NRMF defeated AO1 21-18, Telkha Blitz defeated Monaco International 21-11, Tigers Pilipinas defeated Dons of the North 22-10, Phenoms Basketball defeated Roxas Bullies 12-11, 42nd Davis defeated Phenoms Basketball 15-11, KP defeated Tigers Pilipinas 15-13, FEU-NRMF defeated Manila Hype 13-11, AO 1 defeated Roxas Bullies 14-9, Telkha Blitz defeated Dons of the North 20-14, Monaco International defeated Dons of the North 19-17, FEU-NRMF defeated 42nd Davis in OT 14-13, Telkha Blitz defeated Team K 21-8.
In the Semi-finals round, Telkha Blitz battered 42nd Davis, 20-9 while KP edged FEU-NRMF, 9-7. In the battle for third spot, 42nd Davis nipped FEU-NRMF in another overtime thriller 12-11, while Telkha Blitz defeated KP 20-14 to win the title. Khalid Khalil of Telkha Blitz emerged as the MVP of the tournament. Arman Cachuela of Team KP proved that height is not that all might, as he bested other competitors in the skills challenge.
Triple Threat Manila would like to thank the following sponsors: Official Beverage Provider Melange Chocoffeetea atbp, Official Ball Provider Wilson Sports PH, Official Sports Merchandising Partner Toby’s Sports, Official Sports Apparel RSR Athletics, Official Shirt ProviderDrifit Factory Philippines, Official Marketing Collateral Provider Uniprint,Official nutritional supplement and health care product by USANAsponsored by an independent distributor Ms. Greyzie Bautista and Official Media Partner Powcast.net.
Triple Threat Manila is a basketball development community wherein recreational and elite ballers are striving to raise the game to improve the ranking of the Philippines in 3×3 map, simultaneously raising their game from the streets and hopefully to the Olympics. The 3×3 Basketball is already an official part of the Olympic Basketball program starting with the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Triple Threat Manila is owned and organized by Varxity Sports Consultancy, a total development solutions provider.
Photo courtesy of Jason Jacinto.
Email the author at: paolomanuelfule@yahoo.com

Telkha Blitz is first ever Triple Threat Manila 3-on-3 champion


Telkha Blitz survived a fiery comeback from long-range-shooting KP to win the first ever Triple Threat Manila championship, 20-14 on June 11 at Fishermall Playland, Quezon City. Telkha Blitz is composed of Fil Estrada, Raymond David, Carlo Saulog and Khalid Khalil.
Former PBA player and San Miguel Beermen cager Christian Luanzon shared his experiences during his collegiate and PBA days to enlighten the players. “We play to win, like the Mamba Mentality. We have to have the right mentality as an athlete”, reminded Luanzon. Mr. Pow Salud, founder of Powcast.net and the host of the event led the presentation of sponsors and media partners. Ms. Kriza Cawan, founder of Triple Threat Manila, welcomed the participants of the tournament in the monumental event.
Joshua Morales, Christian Camargo and Richard Corpuz, members of Nitrous Image Crew, provided a dance number afterwards. The dance crew is set to compete in an international dance competition in Los Angeles California this August.
Renowned 3×3 basketball champion player Rey Guevarra also shared his passion for the game in front of the 3-on-3 players. Equipped with various experiences in 3×3 basketball including representing the country in Japan and Qatar, he reiterated the importance of discipline in the sports.
In the elimination rounds, 42nd Davis defeated Roxas Bullies 13-9, KP defeated Dons of the North 21-10, Team K defeated Team Monaco 13-9, AO 1 defeated Manila Hype 18-4, 42nd Davis defeated Manila Hype 16-7, KP defeated Team K 18-13, FEU-NRMF defeated AO1 21-18, Telkha Blitz defeated Monaco International 21-11, Tigers Pilipinas defeated Dons of the North 22-10, Phenoms Basketball defeated Roxas Bullies 12-11, 42nd Davis defeated Phenoms Basketball 15-11, KP defeated Tigers Pilipinas 15-13, FEU-NRMF defeated Manila Hype 13-11, AO 1 defeated Roxas Bullies 14-9, Telkha Blitz defeated Dons of the North 20-14, Monaco International defeated Dons of the North 19-17, FEU-NRMF defeated 42nd Davis in OT 14-13, Telkha Blitz defeated Team K 21-8.
In the Semi-finals round, Telkha Blitz battered 42nd Davis, 20-9 while KP edged FEU-NRMF, 9-7. In the battle for third spot, 42nd Davis nipped FEU-NRMF in another overtime thriller 12-11, while Telkha Blitz defeated KP 20-14 to win the title. Khalid Khalil of Telkha Blitz emerged as the MVP of the tournament. Arman Cachuela of Team KP proved that height is not that all might, as he bested other competitors in the skills challenge.
Triple Threat Manila would like to thank the following sponsors: Official Beverage Provider Melange Chocoffeetea atbp, Official Ball Provider Wilson Sports PH, Official Sports Merchandising Partner Toby’s Sports, Official Sports Apparel RSR Athletics, Official Shirt ProviderDrifit Factory Philippines, Official Marketing Collateral Provider Uniprint,Official nutritional supplement and health care product by USANAsponsored by an independent distributor Ms. Greyzie Bautista and Official Media Partner Powcast.net.
Triple Threat Manila is a basketball development community wherein recreational and elite ballers are striving to raise the game to improve the ranking of the Philippines in 3×3 map, simultaneously raising their game from the streets and hopefully to the Olympics. The 3×3 Basketball is already an official part of the Olympic Basketball program starting with the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Triple Threat Manila is owned and organized by Varxity Sports Consultancy, a total development solutions provider.
Photo courtesy of Jason Jacinto. 
Email the author at: paolomanuelfule@yahoo.com

From Ghetto to Glory: Triple Threat Manila Raises Bar of Philippine Basketball

Twelve competitive teams are ready to rumble in the hard court for one of the most anticipated tournaments of the year, Triple Threat Manila: Shoot for history to be held at Fishermall Playland, Quezon City on June 11, 2017.


Triple Threat Manila, a pre-season 3-on-3 tournament is set to showcase basketball talents for male ages 18-45 years old in a competitive round robin tournament that aims to foster camaraderie and raise the bar of 3×3 basketball in the country.
The teams that will vie for the championship include 42nd Davis, Team Monaco, Team K, Phenoms Basketball, KP, FEU-NRMF Medicine, Dons of the North, Team Onesimus, 3x Tigres Philipinas, Telkha Blitz, Sasmuan All Star, and Free Agents.
The goal of this basketball event is to create different world-class opportunities for all Filipinos to contribute to the development of 3×3 Basketball in the country and be recognized on the world map.
Mr. Rey Guevarra is set to participate in the event to showcase his talents and share his passion in playing 3-on-3 basketball. Triple Threat Manila is set to have different 3×3 basketball tournaments every month that will also cater to collegiate basketball players in unserved areas in the country to raise awareness and promote the surging popularity of 3-on-3 basketball among young players. “We would like also to give priority to those players who are talented yet overlooked or financially incapable in semi-professional and collegiate basketball leagues and be recognized from the streets to the world stage.” said Ms. Kriza Gia Cawan, Varxity Managing Director.
Triple Threat Manila would like to thank the following sponsors: Official Ball Provider Wilson Sports PH, Official Sports Merchandising Partner Toby’s Sports, Official Sports Apparel RSR Athletics, Official Shirt Provider Drifit Factory Philippines, Official nutritional supplement and health care product by USANA sponsored by an independent distributor Ms. Greyzie Bautista and Official Media Partner Powcast.net.
Email the author at: paolomanuelfule@yahoo.com

Red Bull Reign 3-on-3 Basketball Manila Qualifier B Results

List of Participating Teams:
  • Bracker A
    • Dos
    • RBreezy
    • NCE Team
    • Pinay Warriors
    • Rising Star
  • Bracket B
    • Fighting Spirit
    • Laguna Hotshots
    • Titans 8B
    • Ball is Life
    • Papa Cologne
  • Bracket C
    • Team Vipers
    • Ballers Republic
    • Buhay Bola
    • G3
    • Derivatives
  • Bracket D
    • Obladi Oblada
    • Ballers
    • Jaguars
    • Mage
    • San Agustin
    • Titan 8
Rules and Regulation:
  • Running Time
  • Everyone should get the ball out of the 3 point line in every change o ball possession.
  • Team were divided into 4 brackets
  • Each team will play one another.
  • Top 2 team with highest accumulated scores of each bracket will move to the next level (same rules applies in final round)

It was an endurance game for the team who advances to the next round as we have 21 total team who registered on the Manila Qualifier B. They took almost 5 hours to determine who will be the top 2 teams that will play today for the finals.

Here’s the breakdown of the winners (top 2) per bracket and per round

  • Teams who advances to the Round 2
    • Bracket A
      • NCE Team
      • Rising Team
    • Bracket B
      • Laguna Hotshots
      • Ball is Life
    • Bracket C
      • Buhay Bola
      • G3
    • Bracket D
      • Obladi Oblada
      • Mage
  • Teams who advances to the Final Round
    • Laguna Hotshots
    • Buhay Bola
    • G3
    • Obladi Oblada
During the final round it was Willie Miller who took the spotlight as he helped his team, G3 to finished in top 2. However his team only managed to win 1 out of their final 3 games it was their accumulated score helped them. They finished with 32 points while Obladi Oblada joined them as they finished with 31 points.

It was a sorry loss to Laguna Hotshots as they are just 2 points behind to be in the top 2. Meanwhile, Buhay Bola round up the final round with 26 points.

G3 and Obaldi Oblada will play Team Sta. Rosa, Balandra Squad together plus the winner of the Last Chance Qualifer that will start early today.

3×3 Basketball: Red Bull Manila Qualifier A Results

List of Teams who participated on Manila Qualifier A:

  1. Team Sta. Rosa
  2. Sulapas
  3. Neos Kai Isxyros
  4. Balandra Squad
  5. DHI Team
  6. Tri Baller
  7. Fly Stars
  8. Project X
  9. Disciples
Rules:
  • Running Time
  • Everyone should get the ball out of the 3 point line in every change o ball possession.
  • Team were divided into 2 brackets
  • Top 2 team of each bracket will move to the next level
  • Top 2 teams of each bracket will play each other and who ever gets the 2 highest accumulated scores will qualify for the next round on Saturday.
Top Teams for each Brackets
  • Bracker A
    • Fly Stars
    • Disciples
  • Bracket B
    • Team Sta. Rosa
    • Balandra Squad

During the game, it was Fly Stars who is dominating the games with their 3 nigerian players which one of those is standing around 6’9 or 6’10. But during the Last Round, it was the All – Filipino Teams, Balandra Squad and Team Sta. Rosa who dictates the game with their shooting prowess. Team Sta. Rosa was able to collect 40 total points in their 2 games in the final round while Balandra Squad finished with 31 points.
Both Teams already qualified for the Finals which will be held on Saturday, May 27, 2017.

Which Team Will Reign Supreme? Red Bull’s signature 3×3 tournament kicks off in Cebu!

 May 17, 2017 (CEBU CITY, Philippines) – 31 teams went head-to-head this past Saturday, May 13th 2017, at the Red Bull Reign Cebu Qualifier with two teams prevailing, Team Chan and San Remegio Properties, who will now advance to the National Finals in Manila.
Red Bull Reign is the brand’s signature 3×3 basketball tournament that pits hopefuls against one another in a high-endurance, offensive-driven battle that will end with over 15 countries sending their best to compete at the World Finals in Washington DC, USA. The rules of this tournament are simple: the team that scores the most overall points in each round will advance until one team remains.
Team Chan rose above the competition with a total of 34 points. Team Captain Jason Chan dedicated his team’s performance and victory to his older brother, Joel Chan, who was severely injured early last week.
Jan Michael Auditor, Team Captain for San Remegio Properties, credited his team’s win to practice, hard work, and his team’s ability to overcome the abilities of their competition. 
Collectively, both Team Chan and San Remegio Properties sent out a warning to their competition in the North. “Manila competitors, be prepared: we’re coming for you!”
Red Bull Reign lands in Manila this coming Saturday, May 20, 2017, at Buendia Food by the Court for Manila Qualifier A and B.
Qualifying Tournaments and Finals are open to the public for viewing and will be held on the following dates:
Manila Qualifier A – May 20, 2017 (Buendia Food by the Court)
Manila Qualifier B – May 26, 2017 (Buendia Food by the Court)
Last Chance Qualifier and Finals – May 27, 2017 (TBD)
For more information, please visit: redbull.com/reign