|Mark Anthony Doligon-led EGS Elite bagged the NBA 3X Philippines 2019 presented by AXA Men’s Open title.|
By Dugout Philippines
MANILA—Cavite-based EGS Elite celebrated on court as MPBL player Mark Anthony Doligon, made the final shot in the Men’s Open division to beat the TVL Cavs, 22-14, and reclaim the Men’s Open title in NBA 3X Philippines 2019 presented by AXA to secure their fifth title in six years.
In the Women’s Open Division, National University Uno defeated National University Dos to win the NBA 3X title for National University (NU), which was previously held by Perlas Pilipinas in 2018.
Returning for the ninth consecutive year, NBA 3X Philippines were headlined by Denver Nuggets’ Monte Morris, NBA Legend Muggsy Bogues and 2019 NBA Champions mascot, the Raptor.
The 3-on-3 tournament featured more than 1,000 participants representing 260 teams across divisions for boys (under-13, under-16, under-18, and open category), girls (under-18 and open category), Celebrity Division featuring local personalities, and AXA Division.
In the Celebrity Division, Team Uy Uy Uy, composed of Dominic Uy, Vince Hizon, Yuri Escueta and Miko Abello, defeated Calix comprised of Xavy Nunag, Nikko Ramos, Jutt Sulit and Marxx Monterola.
The AXA Division saw Bank Assure: Born Ballers outlast AAA2 of Head Office in their finals. In addition, SKAPRO, Caloocan Supremos and Caloocan Supremos 1-A emerged as winners in the Boys Under-13, Under-16, and Under-18 Divisions, while FCPC captured the Girls Under-18 title.
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