The third volume of the Ahiru no Sora manga.
Despite a promising start, the friendly match against Shinmaruko High turns sour for Kuzuryū High's team. As Maru's supporters come after Sora and the rest of the squad as they show their technical shortcomings. Madoka tries to convince Chiaki to lend them a hand. Later, our friends meet a new student who is as talented for basketball as he is a brawler.
- Chapter 13 - Now's the Only Time
- Chapter 14 - Genius
- Chapter 15 - The Best Moment
- Chapter 16 - Mother & Son
- Chapter 17 - A New Morning
- Chapter 18 - One Troublesome Freshman
- Chapter 19 - Ball and Basket
- Chapter 20 - For Someone's Sake