7 Days to Go to Series 2 3x3 Championship
Tournament is a 1-day event, with confirmed 12 teams participating. Teams that confirmed spots are; Game 1 finalist Pinoy Slashers, Crusaders, SOSA 1 and 2, West Side, Diz-Organized, Blazers 1 and 2, Promising teams like Young Gunz and Gunnerz, Wild Card entry Silky Skills and Game 1 Champions, Marist.
Marist again will be back to defend their title as 3x3 Basketball Game 1 Champions. Waige Turueke back into basketball action, after injuries will be another asset to the team. Waige was also the winner of the 3 – Point Shoot out during game one, so he will also be out their to defend his personal record from other up and coming sharp shooters.
On the other hand, we have the new comer, Silky Skills. Will they be the team to upset the Champs in game 2? Being a new comer holds an advantage to them, teams will be guessing their style of play in this fast paced, small format Basketball game of only 3 players per team.
Pinoy Slashers, might be back for revenge after their nail biting, close lose to Marist in Game 1 grand final during the Easter break. Pinoy Slashers, very experienced and synchronized form of playing in 3x3, proved a handful for Marist. Will they break the combination of Waige, Brian and D-zon?
Game 2 will be very exciting, with new teams and more players getting involved. Also for Game 2 we will be doing more of spectator interactions, where we give away a lot of goodies for their participation. Spectators, you are invited to come and enjoy the fun. Our friendly DJs DJ Naz and DJ Wreck will be in the house also. The organizers said “We are trying to get more acts to come on during intervals to keep everyone on their toes. But we will confirm soon when the program is finalized.” He further commented, “Spectators will enjoy this day of fun, there is BBQ and Drink sales throughout the day. So food will not be too much of a worry. Just be down at Multi Purpose hall for the day of fun.”
The highlight for the day will the 3-Point shoot out. This is usually exciting with your favorite shooter showing their talent, trying to prove they are the 3-point kings.
The Generosity of some local companies has made it also possible for this event to happen. Organizers mentioned “So far Solomon Breweries has donated Soft drinks, Szeba water has donated water for teams, so all the teams will be issued with their stock of water for the event and just most recently Central Bank of Solomon Islands has just confirmed their support and more have indicated their support, which we will continue to update all of these support