The National Basketball Association (NBA) has revealed that the 2006 NBA Champion, Jason Williams, will be the headlining act at NBA 3X Philippines, presented by Mountain Dew. The event will occur at the SM Mall of Asia Music Hall in Pasay City on March 25 and 26, respectively.
The 10th edition of NBA 3X Philippines will feature a 3-on-3 tournament with more than 160 men’s and women’s teams, interactive fan activities, and authentic NBA entertainment, including performances by the Clutch City Dancers of the Houston Rockets. This event will return for the first time since 2019 and will be the first time since then that it has been held.
The preliminary competition for NBA 3X Philippines 2023 will be held in the PICC Forum Tent in Pasay City on Sunday, March 19, with the top teams in each category moving on to compete in the finals at the SM Mall of Asia. The competition will feature divisions for boys (under 19 and open category) and girls (under 19 and open category), in addition to a celebrity division that will include well-known athletes from the area.
This week, an announcement will be made on the NBA Philippines Facebook page about registration for the open divisions. Registration will be on a first-come, first-served basis, and the fee per team will be Php 1,000. Invitations will be the only participation method for the under-19 or celebrity divisions of the competition.
Every participant will walk away with a Mountain Dew-branded t-shirt and an NBA 3X jersey. Mountain Dew, the Official Soft Drink of the NBA in the Philippines, will award unique prizes to the champions of each division in addition to providing those prizes.
Williams expressed his enthusiasm about the Philippines, saying, “I’m delighted to visit the Philippines and see the Filipinos’ love for basketball firsthand.” “As the competitors in NBA 3X Philippines battle for the tournament’s highest accolades, I am looking forward to sharing my expertise and experiences with them,” you may say.
According to Dominique Layugan, Carbonated Soft Drink Brand Manager of PepsiCo Philippines, “Mountain Dew Philippines is proud to bring its marketing partnership with the NBA closer to the Filipino basketball community with the NBA 3X Philippines event.” Mountain Dew Philippines made this statement. “Much in the same way as Mountain Dew does, NBA 3X Philippines hopes that friendly competition will bring out its players’ daring and exploratory nature. This season, we are looking forward to providing our fans with even more exciting hardcourt experiences, and we are excited to build on this platform’s foundation.
The Sacramento Kings selected Williams in the seventh round of the 1998 NBA Draft. He was named to the first team of the NBA’s All-Rookie Team for the 1998–1999 season. In 2005, he became a member of the Miami Heat, and the following year, he was a key contributor to the team’s championship victory. 10.5 points, 5.9 assists, and 1.2 steals per game are his career averages in basketball.
Mountain Dew is the title sponsor of the NBA 3X Philippines 2023 event. In addition, AXA Philippines, Energen Champion, and food panda are official partners.
Mountain Dew can be purchased in cans ranging in size from 250 milliliters to 330 milliliters, glass bottles ranging from 8 ounces to one liter, and PET bottles ranging from 290 milliliters to two liters all over the country. Visit www.mountaindew.com and their official social media channels on Facebook and Instagram to learn more about Mountain Dew.
Fans in the Philippines can get the most recent NBA news and information by going to www.nba.com, downloading the NBA App, and following the NBA on Facebook, Twitter, and TikTok. NBA games and programming can be viewed in the Philippines on TV5, One Sport, and NBA TV, as well as through the premium live game subscription service that the NBA offers called NBA League Pass. This service is offered by leading digital service and telecommunications providers Globe, Smart, and PLDT. The SM Megamall location of the NBA Store and NBAStore.com.ph, the official online NBA Store in the Philippines, both stock authentic NBA merchandise.