Nike celebrates Pinoy basketball culture through Battle Force Manila
Battle Force Manila attracts quite a crowd at the Titan Love Court.

NIKE once again treated Philippine fans to a celebration of its basketball culture by marking the iconic Air Force 1's 35th anniversary through Battle Force Manila at the Titan Love Court last December 2.

Fans were treated to a plethora of events, activities and stalls including the finals of a 5-on-5 tournament that lured some of the best streetball players in the country.

Team G-Force composed of Marky Mercado, Fran Asuncion, Jay Sacluti, Tim Cu, Nino Atilano, and Nikko Montelibano ruled the tournament. 

Pro-dunker  David Carlos conquered the top side event as he soared high in the Slam Dunk competition, edging out Tyrus Hill, Chester Saldua and Rob Ricafort.

Also held were a street dance competition which was ruled by the Empire composed of Melvin Calayag, Melvin De Guzman, Zhey Estolano, Angelito Delos Reyes, and Justin David. 

Aside from the dance contest, a battle rap competition won by the Yo Gang was also held while the top hip-hop and RnB artists in the country also showcased their talents through several performances. 

Among the performers were Jess Connelly, Mike Swift, DJ Nix Damn P!, Abra & Loonie, Matt X AC.

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