Milwaukee Bucks guard Michael Carter-Williams will be the star attraction of the sixth NBA 3X in the Philippines slated on August 19 to 21 at the SM Mall of Asia Music Hall in Pasay City.
Over 200 participants are expected to join the three-day competitive 3-on-3 tournament featuring four categories, namely, boys’ divisions (under-13, under-16, under-18, and open category), girls’ division (under-16 and open category) and celebrity division.
“I’m excited to visit the Philippines and experience Filipino fans’ passion for basketball during the NBA 3X. Being a part of this event is a great opportunity to see the growth of the game internationally, and I look forward to working with these talented athletes,” said the 25-year old Carter-Williams in a statement.
The six-foot-six guard was the 11th overall pick of the Philadelphia 76ers during the 2013 NBA Draft. Carter-Williams will get to interact with the athletes and fans during the event.
“We are proud to stage the sixth edition of NBA 3X in the Philippines, which continues to provide fans with a platform to interact with some of the league’s marquee talents,” said NBA Philippines Managing Director Carlo Singson.
“In collaboration with our new presenting partner Panasonic, NBA 3X will once again bring out the players’ competitive spirit and showcase the NBA experience to thousands of Filipino fans through a weekend of fun and entertainment,” Singson added.
Registration for NBA 3X Philippines 2016 begins July 29 on a first-come first-serve basis. For details visit at www.nba3x.com/philippines.