Besides backing the entire Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas 3×3 President’s Cup, TM gave a pleasant surprise to the country’s first-ever professional 3×3 basketball league.
Globe, the company behind TM, has decided to air all the games of the league’s first conference of its 2020 season through television channel BEAM TV Ch. 31.
“We are happy to partner with Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas in championing the talents of our local players and in bringing them to the international stage,” said Globe President and CEO Ernest Cu.
“Pinoys are big fans of basketball and TM will continue to look for ways to rekindle this passion by creating avenues that will allow them to support their favorite teams while staying safe at home.“
The games will also air live from Inspire Academy in Calamba, Laguna on Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas’ Facebook page, which has 3,003,374 followers as of publishing. Also broadcasting the event is FIBA 3×3’s YouTube channel.
All five legs, including the Million-Peso Game of the Grand Finals, will air starting at 1:00PM on October 21, 23, 25, 27, and 30.
“Our ka-TMs can catch the live games of Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas 3×3 President’s Cup Powered by TM on ChookstoGoPilipinas Facebook page and Chooks3x3TM on Digital TV, with replays on BEAM TV Channel 31,” said Cu.
The league’s commentary team is composed of Mark Zambrano, Anton Roxas, Christian Luanzon, and Martin Antonio.
Post-game show Crossover, hosted by Cedelf Tupas, Paolo del Rosario, and Zambrano, will air on the same night of each leg at 8:00PM on Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas’ and Tiebreaker Times’ Facebook page.
“We are grateful to Ernest Cu and our new partner Globe for giving us the opportunity to showcase our halfcourt heroes on their platform,” said league owner Ronald Mascariñas.
The crack Family’s Brand Sardines-Zamboanga City Chooks lead the stacked field for the President’s Cup, a FIBA 3X3-endorsed tournament.
Composing the rest of the league are Uling Roasters-Butuan City, Bacolod-Masters Sardines, Nueva Ecija Rice Vanguards, Palayan City Capitals, Zamboanga Peninsula Valientes MLV, Porac Big Boss Cement MSC, Bicol 3×3 Pro, Pasig Sta. Lucia Realtors, Sarangani Marlins, Pagadian City Rocky Sports, and Petra Cement-Roxas City Rockies.