Global Hoops 2016: Three Nations as One

Article By: Mike Yap / Patrick Lasanas
Photos: Patparazzi PH

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King Bally Productions brought the streets to the Mall of Asia Arena as Global Hoops 2016, the biggest streetball event and urban music showcase the country has ever seen was held last August 20.

Featuring Streetballers teams from USA (Court Kingz) led by Streetball king, Hot Sauce; China (RPZ), led by their own street ball superstar MoreFree; And last but not the least, our very own Team King Bally-Philippines led by 2 time PBA MVP Willie “The Thriller” Miller.

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Team Court Kingz-USA
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Team RPZ-China
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Team King Bally-Philippines

Team Court Kingz-USA live up to their name after winning both exhibition matches against their foreign counterparts, while Team RPZ-China electrified the crowd with their deadly outside shooting and wicked handles. Team King Bally-Philippines have their own oohs and aahs during the event.

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Jumpin’ Joe soars for a two-handed dunk.
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More Free of Team RPZ-China

Despite falling short on both of their exhibition games, the King Bally-Philippines team turned out an impressive showing during their two matches.

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Nino ‘Lil Flash’ Ventura mocks his defenders during the RP vs China Game.

Related video (from Mall of Asia Arena FB account):

 

During the half-time break, the country’s local hip-hop artists turned up and represented the Three-Stars-and-a-Sun with epic performances. From the Philippine All-stars with the Philippine Rockstars (Kensjohn) to Quest, LDP (Abra, Alex Omiunu, Rjay Ty), Loonie, Ron Henley, Gloc-9, Andrew E., and event emcee Mike Swift. Dope beats were heard at the background during the games from the events guest DJs.

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Hyping countless Filipinos with his music and for his contributions to the local urban scene, one of the godfathers of OPM hip-hop, Andrew E, was presented with the “Icon Award” by King Bally President, Allan Delos Reyes.

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Global Hoops 2016 executives awarded a promotional cheque to the representatives of Children’s Hour, Earth Day and Christian Mission Services Philippines (CMSP).

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Recipient of the proceeds from Global Hoops 2016

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Congratulations to King Bally crew, to Bong Andres, and Allan Delos Reyes!


For highlight photos you may check it on our Facebook page, Patparazzi PH.

Special thanks to Tamron Philippines and Lightroom Corp. for providing me the necessary equipment to cover this event.

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