Pinoy Hoops #NBAVote

It all started when Golden State Warriors starting center Zaza Pachulia took the web by storm after being at the top two spot of the West frontcourt in the first release of the unofficial 2017 NBA All-Star game voting results, despite carrying averages a rather mediocre cager could provide. While many say it was carried … Continue reading Pinoy Hoops #NBAVote

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“The Land” lands another sniper: Kyle Korver heads to Cleveland

You have Kyrie Irving who can shoot anywhere, in his will. You also have JR Smith who patiently waits on his spots to launch a trifecta. Kevin Love is there as well, stretching the floor more and more and can also hurt you from deep. Channing Frye is a proven shooter. Lebron extended his range … Continue reading “The Land” lands another sniper: Kyle Korver heads to Cleveland

IT ENDS AT 157: Why Curry’s shooting struggles hurt more than the loss to the Lakers

As the saying goes, if it is not your day, it is not your day. In such a strange sight, two-time defending NBA Most Valuable Player Stephen Curry did not see the ball hit the bottom of the net from his three-point attempts in yesterday’s Warriors’ loss against the Lakers, 117-97, at the Staples Center in Los … Continue reading IT ENDS AT 157: Why Curry’s shooting struggles hurt more than the loss to the Lakers

THANK YOU JESUS: Ray Allen’s Career and His Own Meaning of Success

Twenty years, eighteen seasons. Ray Allen says it's over. "I write this to you today as a 41-year-old man who is retiring from the game," says Allen in his letter published at The Players Tribune. We were caught off guard. At least most of us. We were expecting him to come back. We wanted him to … Continue reading THANK YOU JESUS: Ray Allen’s Career and His Own Meaning of Success

The Chant, The Light, The Crown: Ginebra and the end of the drought

It was dramatic. It was magical. Surreal. It was historical. Huge defensive stop. Clock at five ticks. Ginebra sued for time. I heaved a sigh of relief. A bit. At least for that time, it's just either five more minutes of extended basketball, or a championship basket. I was surrounded by ecstatic people; they were excited. But … Continue reading The Chant, The Light, The Crown: Ginebra and the end of the drought

Sacrificing the Identity: Choosing Winning over NSD

In life, we make decisions. In making decisions, we sacrifice. We sacrifice opportunities, anticipating that better opportunities are ahead. We let go of what could be good, believing that another is better. But in most case, decisions made are not always wise. In return, we realize that we let go of the better, and what … Continue reading Sacrificing the Identity: Choosing Winning over NSD