The Tedi31 Podcast: Interview with Noel Zarate (June 8, 2020)

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Noel shares his Larry Joe Bird experience during The Tedi31 Podcast.  I hate to admit it, but I’m jealous.

In Season 1 | Episode 11 of The Tedi31 Podcast with Dr. Tedi Villasor, Tedi speaks with veteran sportscaster Noel Zarate.  Zarate, along with several other local sportscasters, established the Center for Sports Communication (CSC) [2001] and Newbies Broadcasting Academy [2018].  In 2020, he hosts “An Eternity of Basketball” podcast along with Atty. Charlie T. Cuna and Sid Ventura.

During our conversation, Noel shared how he got into the field of radio and television broadcasting, his experience calling the 2013 NBA Global Games at the Mall of Asia Arena, thoughts on the ESPN 10-part documentary: The Last Dance, the July 2020 NBA restart, and stories about NBA Greats like Dennis Rodman, Larry Joe Bird, Steve Nash, Luc Longley, and the late Kobe Bean Bryant.

You can follow Noel on Instagram.

Click here to listen to the podcast.

You can also check out our conversation on my YouTube Channel.

Impromptu Chat with the Basketball Coaches (May 31, 2020)

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Roundtable discussion with the coaches: Ariel Vanguardia, Rassel Racelis, Paolo Pagkalinawan, Ezequiel Valles, and me.

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.

28:45 mark – Possible NBA return date.

32:30 mark – Which among the professional sports will start first?

33:10 mark – Will this be the last LeBron James championship run?

33:56 mark – GOAT (Greatest of All-Time) discussion. Continue reading “Impromptu Chat with the Basketball Coaches (May 31, 2020)”

Hoop Coaches International Webinar – Day 18 (May 22, 2020)

Day 17Tonight’s Hoop Coaches International Webinar at 8:00 pm will feature current 76ers assistant coach John Bryant.

Coach Bryant will talk about player development in the National Basketball Association (NBA).

 

Hoop Coaches International Webinar – Day 17 (May 20, 2020)

Day 16Catch tonight’s Hoop Coaches International Webinar at 10:00 pm with the former Charlotte Bobcats head coach Mike Dunlap.

Hoop Coaches International Webinar – Day 15 (May 15, 2020)

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Day 15 2During the evening webinar, we got to talk with Blackwater Elite team owner Mr. Dioceldo Sy and CEO of the East Asia League (EASL) Mr. Matt Beyer.  Beyer, who used to work for the Milwaukee Bucks, is now based in Hong Kong and speaks Mandarin.

 

Hoop Coaches International Webinar – Day 14 (10:00 pm) – The Role of a Sport Psychologist in a Basketball Team (May 14, 2020)

Day 14 3I would again like to extend my thanks to Hoop Coaches International, Blackwater Elite, and Coach Ariel Vanguardia for the opportunity to be a part of this Webinar series.

Click here to see the webinar on the Hoop Coaches International YouTube Channel.

 

Hoop Coaches International Webinar – Day 14 (8:00 pm) (May 14, 2020)

2003 Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) MVP Asi Taulava joins us for tonight’s Hoop Coaches International Webinar.

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