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Chico Lanete powers Manila Chooks into Fiba 3×3 Manila Masters playoffs

/ 09:18 AM May 29, 2022
Chico Lanete stars for Manila Chooks in the 2022 Fiba 3x3 World Tour Manila Masters. CHOOKS TO GO PHOTO

Chico Lanete stars for Manila Chooks in the 2022 Fiba 3×3 World Tour Manila Masters. CHOOKS TO GO PHOTO

MANILA. Philippines – Chico Lanete and Manila Chooks survived  Zaisan MMC Energy, 21-19 (7:25), to barge into the quarterfinals of the  2022 Chooks-to-Go Fiba 3×3 World Tour Manila Masters Saturday at Ayala Malls Manila Bay.

The 42-year-old veteran powered the home team with 12 points including two clutch free throws with 2:34 left that helped his side complete the quarterfinals scheduled for Sunday at 4:00 p.m.

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Lanete scored Manila’s last five points, putting on the finishing blows to a fightback sparked by Dennis Santos.

Santos scored three of his four points trim a four-point deficit to just one, 17-16, with 3:26 to play before his senior took over.

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Nigerian slotman Henry Iloka finished with five points and six rebounds for Manila, which clinched the second seed in Pool D with a 1-1 record.

Manila Chooks will face Sansar MMC Energy in the quarterfinals. The Mongolian team is the no. 1 seed in Pool B with a perfect 2-0 record.

The tournament is a maximum level FIBA 3×3 tournament that has a $122,000 (P6,375,415) prize pool with $40,000 (P2,090,300) going to the champion.

Meanwhile, world no. 3 Liman will lock horns with Cebu Chooks as the top team in Pool C takes on the second-ranked team of Pool A.

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