The maiden PBA 3×3 Lakas ng Tatlo blasts off Saturday afternoon at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig City with all 13 teams plunging into action in a heavy 17-game opener.
Limitless Appmasters – the brand Phoenix Super LPG is carrying in the three-a-side league – and Purefoods TJ Titans – Magnolia’s 3×3 bets – open hostilities in the two-day first leg with their 2 p.m. encounter in Pool A.
Zamboanga Valientes and Platinum Karaoke – two of three guest ballclubs in the PBA 3×3 inaugurals – debut at 2:25 p.m. in another Pool A showdown.
Pool B squads Barangay Ginebra 3×3 and Sista Super Sealers (Rain or Shine) hit the halfcourt at 2:50 p.m. before Pool C’s Cavitex Braves (NLEX) and guest club Pioneer Pro Tibay clash at 3:15 p.m.
TNT Tropang Giga, fresh from the Philippine Cup conquest of their five-on-five counterparts, kick off their bid in Pool A at 3:40 p.m. against Limitless.
Launching their quests later in the day are Terrafirma 3×3 (Pool B), NorthPort (Pool C), Meralco (Pool B), and San Miguel Beer (Pool C).