MANILA, Philippines – Cebu Choks Javkhan escaped from MMC Energy, 21-19 (9: 19.9) to enter the 2022 Chokes-to-Go FIBA 3 × 3 World Tour Manila Masters playoffs at Ayala Mall Manila on Saturday.
The game-winner nailed two pointers with 40.1 seconds left to keep the Philippines ‘top 3 × 3 player Cebu Choks’ campaign alive.
Tallo finished with three points, three rebounds and four assists as the team bounced back after a hard-fought loss to Ub Huishan NE earlier.
NGU scored the highest score with nine points and four rebounds. The 6-foot-7 was crucial under the Cameroonian stretch, scoring three straight to lead 19-18 to a two-point deficit with 1:06 remaining.
Ramirez added seven points and Zach Huang added three.
Cebu Liman Huishan will play against NB in the knock-out quarterfinals on Sunday.
Liman Huishan NB has become the top pick in Pool C at No. 3 in the world.
Get the hottest sports news right in your inbox
Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to access Philippine Daily Inquirer and other 70+ headlines, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to news, download by 4am and share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.