Philippine Basketball 2015 Recap Part 2
Philippine Basketball in International Tournaments in 2015
2015 FIBA 3×3 World Tour Final (Manila North)
Venue: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Date: October 15-16, 2015
Rank: 6th Place
Record: 1 win and 2 losses
Read: 2015 FIBA 3×3 World Tour Final Recap and Final Standings
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Manila North composed of Calvin Abueva, Vic Manuel, Karl Dehesa and Troy Rosario qualified for the FIBA 3×3 World Tour Final by securing 2nd place in the Manila Leg of the FIBA 3×3 World Tour held at Robinson’s Place Manila. In the FIBA 3×3 World Tour Final, Manila North entered the quarterfinals by beating Doha but lost to champions NoviSad Alwahda in the Quarterfinals.
Side Event: 2015 FIBA 3×3 All Stars
Team Philippines composed of Kiefer Ravena, Jeron Teng, Bright Osakie Akhuetie and Olaide Adeogun played in an exhibition game.
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2015 FIBA 3×3 U18 World Championships
Venue: Debrecen, Hungary
Date: June 4-7, 2015
Rank: 17th Place
Record: 2 wins and 3 losses
Read: 2015 FIBA 3×3 U18 Recap, Photos and Videos
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Philippine 3×3 U18 Team composed of Kobe Paras, Richard Escoto, Michael Nieto and Ricci Paolo Rivero. Kobe Paras retained his FIBA 3×3 U18 Slam Dunk Title.
2015 FIBA Asia U16 Championships (Batang Gilas)
Venue: Jakarta Indonesia
Date: October 29 to November 7, 2015
Rank: 5th Place
Record: 6 wins and 2 losses
More info at 2015 FIBA Asia U16 Championship
Although Batang Gilas U16 finished just 5th place, they still made history as the 1st one to beat China in the FIBA Asia U16. Batang Gilas qualified for this tournament by going undefeated in the SEABA U16 Championships held in Cagayan de Oro City.