All-Serbian Manila Masters final set as Ub, Liman dominate semis

Stefan Kojic outscored the entire Sansar team to lift Liman to the final. Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas
By Ivan Saldajeno

PARAÑAQUE—Serbia will surely get anothet FIBA 3x3 World Tour Master championship as Ub and Liman booked their places in the final following their impressive semifinal wins on Sunday night at the Ayala Malls Manila Bay Activity Center.

Both the two Huishan NE-backed sides did not waste time in imposing their dominance as two of the top three 3x3 teams in the world as they took down Melbourne and Sansar MMC Energy by blowouts to seal their place in the US$40,000 game.

Ub clobbered Melbourne, 21-10, led by Strahinja Stojacic's seven-point performance.

Nemanja Barac added six points, Dejan Majstorovic put up five, and Marko Brankovic made three points.

Meanwhile, Stefan Kojic exploded for 13 points to lead Liman to a 21-11 rout of Sansar.

Mihailo Vasic added four points, Aleksandar Ratkov chipped in three, and Nebojsa Kilijan scored Liman's other point.

The Scores:

Semifinals 1:

Ub 21 - Stojacic 7, Barać 6, Majstorovic 5, Brankovic 3.

Melbourne 10 - Steel 5, Hire 3, Wilks 2, Wagstaff 0.

Time: Barać (7:05)

Semifinals 2:

Liman 21 - Kojic 13, Vasic 4, Ratkov 3, Kilijan 1.

Sansar 11 - Ariunbold 5, Onolbaatar 4, Avarzed 1, Borgil 1.

Time: Ratkov (6:39)

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