Cebuano Ron Dennison goes for a layup for Manila Chooks. / Chooks-to-Go
Already familiar with each other as both teams faced off in the pool stages of the 2022 Chooks-to-Go FIBA 3×3 Asia Pacific Super Quest last May 1, the two squads engaged in a physical battle in the early part of the contest.
Midway through the semifinals tilt of this level 8-FIBA 3×3 tournament though, Ikhbayar Chuluunbaatar found their mark and sank back-to-back deuces to give the home team a 19-15 edge with 5:13 remaining.
Henry Iloka tried to stop the Manila bleeding but Gan-Erdene Gantsolmon drained a deuce with 4:59 left to punch their ticket to the 2022 Chooks-to-Go…