Pasig-TNT, Uratex to represent PH in Red Bull 3x3 event

Pasig-TNT looks for a strong finish in the Red Bull 3x3 world finals.
By Dugout Philippines

MANILA--Following the electric and intense national finals event that showcased the extraordinary skills of Filipino streetballers, Red Bull Philippines secured Team TNT Triple Giga of the men’s division and Team Uratex Dream of the women’s division as the representatives of the country.

The two teams will carry the nation’s flag at the highly anticipated World Finals of Red Bull Half Court in Belgrade, Serbia this weekend.

The Triple Giga exhibited remarkable resilience throughout the tournament.

In an intense, winner-takes-all match against the formidable CAVITEX Braves, both teams battled it out, with Pasig-TNT coming out on top, 21-20.

The Triple Giga will consist of Chester Saldua, Tonino Gonzaga, Samboy De Leon, and Lervin Flores for the world finals.

In the women’s division, Uratex Dream solidified their mark, as they dominated their opponents in a masterclass-like display of teamwork and skill.

Comprising of Kaye Pingol, Mikka Cacho, Samantha Harada, and Blanche Bahuyan, the team proved to be a force to be reckoned with throughout the tournament.

The team’s resounding victory over Team FILA was considered the nail in the coffin as Uratex Dream secured their spot as the women’s division champions.

Looking ahead to the World Finals in Serbia, both Pasig-TNT and Uratex Dream are fueled with motivation and ready to showcase their talents on the global stage.

With the pride of the Philippines on their backs, these athletes embody the essence of streetball and are determined more than ever to bring honor to their homeland. 

The world finals of Red Bull Half Court 2023 are set to take place in Belgrade, Serbia from Sept. 16-17 and will be streamed live on Red Bull’s TikTok account on Sept. 17, 9:40 p.m. CET (Sept. 18, 3:40 a.m. Philippine Time).

Pasig-TNT and Uratex Dream are poised to face off against the best of the best streetballers from around the world, vying for the ultimate championship and the title of the best streetballer team in the world.

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