With the rescheduling of the Online Charity Auction benefiting Freelance Basketball Coaches, several of the participating coaches, Coach Ariel, and I spent the rest of the session touching on a myriad of topics: 20:12 mark – Thoughts on the restart of the National Basketball Association (NBA) and Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.Continue reading “Impromptu Chat with the Basketball Coaches (May 31, 2020)”
With the 68th edition of the National Basketball Association (NBA) All-Star game right around the corner, I decided to put my basketball knowledge to the test by answering the question, “Name all of the NBA All-Star Game MVP’s under 6 minutes.” But this wasn’t just any ordinary online quiz as I stacked the proverbial playingContinue reading “Early Morning Quiz [NBA All-Star Game Edition] (February 17, 2019)”
Trade Breakdown New York Knicks – Receive Dennis Smith Jr., DeAndre Jordan, Wesley Matthews, two future first-round draft picks[i], and $68 million worth of salary cap space. Dallas Mavericks – Receive Kristaps Porzingis, Courtney Lee, Trey Burke, Tim Hardaway Jr. and a $12.9 million trade exception. Ray Spalding is waved to create a roster spot.
The story so far… After a decorated high school career and a so-so one-and-done freshman year with the Washington Huskies, the Philadelphia 76ers (#3) swapped draft positions with the Boston Celtics (#1) prior to the 2017 National Basketball Association (NBA) Draft in order to select heralded 6’3″ point guard Markelle N’Gai Fultz. On paper, Bryan Colangelo–thenContinue reading “Understanding Markelle Fultz though my own injury (January 31, 2019)”
It was past two in the afternoon when Damian Lamonte Ollie Lillard, the Portland Trailblazers dynamic 6’3’’ point guard, made his way to the seating area of the Kerry Sports Arena in Shang-ri La The Fort, Bonifacio Global City for his Manila press conference. The two-time NBA all-star took several questions from the media andContinue reading “Damian Lillard’s Adidas Take On Summer Tour (#DameTimeManila) Press Conference (June 14, 2016)”
Originally posted in one of my old blogs back in February 15, 2008. February 10, 2008. Despite a sudden torrid downpour of snow as we walked towards the Izod Center in East Rutherford, New Jersey—I could feel it in the cold air. This afternoon’s match up between the New Jersey Nets and Dallas Mavericks wasContinue reading “Jason Kidd’s 100th triple-double: Destiny will have to wait (February 10, 2008)”
New York – With the last leg of my US trip coming to a close, I felt that I had gone out and done practically everything that I had set out to do with the exception of catching an NBA game. While in California the week before, I had hoped to see the Warriors inContinue reading “Review: Indiana Pacers @ Brooklyn Nets (February 3, 2016)”
With what has become an annual event, the #AntFam marched to the 36th Manila International Book Fair (MIBF) at the SMX Convention Center with excitement in our eyes: Indy gushed at the overwhelming sight of all the books; Daryl made a bee-line for the nearest adult colouring books; while I headed for Fully Booked’s impressive graphicContinue reading “Review: The 36th Manila International Book Fair (MIBF)”