Canada secured a slot again at the SM NBTC National High School Championship in Manila, Philippines on March 2017

Canada secured a slot again at the SM NBTC National High School Championship in Manila, Philippines on March 2017

Canada has once again secured a slot for 2017 SM NBTC National High School Championships, taking place at Mall of Asia Arena in Manila, Philippines on March 15-19 2017.

Crossover Sports is proud to spearhead the delegation to 2017 SM NBTC National HS Championships under the leadership of Mr. Michael Cruz. SM NBTC HS Championships is weeklong tournament that feature the best high school teams in the Philippines and invited international teams from the US, Thailand, Australia, New Zealand and Canada.

Last year Canada participated in the same event which resulted to Team Canada Crossover placing 5th over all and was a Finalist on the NBTC 3 on 3 side events.

James Canlas, Phaul Peralta and Matthew Daves was chosen to participate on the NBTC All Star Game. Matthew Daves was also a finalist at the Slam Dunk competition. Canada’s participation was coordinated with North American Basketball Association under the leadership NABA Commissioner Dr. Ron Damasco, assisted by NABA Liaison Officer Edgar Tojino and supported by NABA Executive Officers Gani Gregorio, Sonny Albano, Larry Albano, Frank Pendon and Bob San Juan.

Interested 18U players (born 98 and younger) and sponsors may contact Mr. Michael Cruz for further information. We are looking for corporate and individual partners who would like to get involve and help in this endevour.

“SM NBTC is the largest and most prestigious high school tournament in the Philippines that serves as a platform for players to showcase their talent, skills and attitude” – Coach Eric Altamirano

“NBTC is a major contributor to SBP grassroots development program, especially for the Youth Under 18 Age Sector. It is not just a nationwide basketball league with far ranging reach but also a “mentor” of valuable character-building values and enhancing basketball skills of both players and coaches,” – SBP Executive Director Sonny Barrios

NBTC stands for National Basketball Training Center. It was founded in 2008 and aims to develop skills, build character and raise leaders through the sport of basketball.

Crossover Sports is a player and sporting event management company based in the Durham region. It aims to assist in recruitment for varsity and professional playing opportunities for players here and abroad. It also helps manage and organize sporting events within the GTA and Durham Region.