Better late than never

It has been more than a month since I did my last post and I have missed quite a number of developments in the Asian cage scene. On the local front in particular, the PBA Board of Governors’ approval last month for the inclusion of three PBA players donning national colors for the Guangzhou Asiad [...]

PBA must grant SBP’s request

As reported, Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Board of Governors meeting was rescheduled to September 15 in Bangkok, Thailand. Among other things to be discussed is the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas’ (SBP) request for the inclusion of the three PBA players in the national pool. The Asian Games in Guangzhou, China is less than three months [...]

Star Snippets: Lionel Messi, Shunsuke Nakamura, Asi Taulava …..

FC Barcelona’s Lionel Messi of Argentina was recently named FIFA World Player of the Year. The 22-year old native of Rosario was the overwhelming favorite to win the honors after receiving 1,047 points in voting. Christiano Ronaldo came in at distant second with 352 points while Barcelona teammate Xavi Hernandez got 196 points. Messi also [...]

Gone with the wind

Jordan’s national team shattered the hopes and dreams of Team Pilipinas of making it to Turkey next year for the FIBA – World Championship. It’s a sad reality that our national basketball team came short of grabbing a berth for the world’s most prestigious basketball tournament.  After losing to Jordan the other day, Asi Taulava [...]

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