CEBU CITY — A total of 36 teams battle on Saturday for the right to represent the region in the Cebu qualifier of the Red Bull Reign 3x3 Basketball Tournament at the Sacred Heart School-Ateneo de Cebu old campus.
Former Cesafi Mythical Five members Jaybie Mantilla and RJ Dinolan of the University of San Jose-Recoletos banner Team Hokage alongside the school’s new import Segamars Kingsley and Fletcher Galvez.
Team Recover has are RJ Acha, former Southwestern University guard Francis Ortega, Darylle Tan and former two-time Cesafi MVP Enrico Llanto, the same players who won the Open division in the recently-concluded Cebu leg of the Under Armour Southeast Asia 3x3.
Former Cesafi MVP Shooster Olago of Cameroon teams up with ex-University of San Carlos Warriors Dominic Adlawan, Mark Panerio and Sam Hermosa at Team Alpha.
Following the Cebu qualifier will be the Manila qualifiers on May 20 and 26 at the Buendia Food by the Court in Makati. The Last Chance qualifier and the finals will be on May 27 at the Nagtahan Bridge Court in Pasig.