Sports brand sends two Pinoys to meet Steph Curry in Seoul
ABS-CBN Sports on Jul 28, 2017 02:22 PM
John Bryl Cuyos and Virlou Orquez of University of Cebu got a chance to meet and interact with two-time NBA champion Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors on the last leg of his Asian Tour in Seoul, South Korea (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, file)
University of Cebu's John Bryl Cuyos and Virlou Orquez were able to meet Stephen Curry in person.
The duo earned a trip to Seoul, South Korea for Curry’s Asia Tour after winning UnderArmour 3x3 Under-18 Philippines title recently.
Cuyos and Orquez were members of the victorious UC squad that captured the Under Armour 3x3 Southeast Asia Cebu crown and the Under Armour 3x3 Southeast Asia Philippines title in Manila.
They flew to Seoul Wednesday and were able to see, interact and play with the two-time NBA champion from Golden State Warriors and Under Armour brand ambassador at the Jungchang Gymnasium in Seoul.
Meanwhile, the Curry3Zero was also launched in the Philippines with the who's who of sports and entertainment industry that included Alaska Aces point guard Chris Banchero, Barangay Ginebra foward Jervy Cruz, San Beda standout Robert Bolick, actor JC De Verea, Letran star Rey Nambatac, Ms. Earth 2015 Angelica Gabrena Ong, coach Christian Luanzon, and UA's newest ambassador Kali Huff last July 18.
As part of the festivities, Under Armour also treated the media with a unique basketball experience of playing 3x3 basketball, and competing in a three-point shootout.
Kapamilya star JC De Vera and his team emerged victorious in the 3x3 basketball tournament held at The City Club of the Alphaland Makati Place in Makati City.
Rey Nambatac of Letran won in the athlete category, while Jonas Terrado of Manila Bulletin took home the top prize in the media bracket.
The media group of Randy Caluag of Manila Standard, Reuben Terrado of Spin.ph, Lean Navarro of PhilStar.com, Lito Oredo of Inquirer, and Mark Escarlote of ABS-CBN Sports topped the media bracket.
GMA 7’s Mark Zambrano was hailed as the tourney’s Most Valuable Player.
The Curry 3ZER0, which made its way to store racks this month, is priced at P6595. It is currently available at selected Under Armour Brand Houses such as Bonifacio High Street, Megamall, UP Town Center, Robinson’s Magnolia, Greenbelt, Trinoma and Ayala Center Cebu.