Wataru Misaka was 5-foot-7 and was drafted by the New York Knicks of the then BAA (Basketball Association of America), the forerunner and precursor of the NBA or National Basketball Association.
They say life is short, enjoy it to the fullest as much as you can. With the pandemic in our midst, we are somewhat caught in a trap of helplessness and fear. Nothing is certain.
Nobody has asked me, but my vote for the GOAT player in the 46-year history of the PBA goes to Ramon Fernandez with his multi-dimensional skills and elegant artistry.
“Marvelous” Marvin Nathaniel Hagler had knockout power in both hands. He could fight either southpaw or unorthodox, anything to keep his opponent guessing and off-balanced.
The triple-double was coined by former Los Angeles Lakers public relations director Bruce Jolesch during the 1980s in order to showcase the multi-faceted skills of then-Lakers playmaker Earvin (Magic) Johnson.
Wesley So and Ray Parks Jr. are the main topics in today’s edition of Judgment Call by Dennis U. Eroa.
In this piece, we pay homage to the Philippine team that bagged the gold medal in the 1967 ABC tournament in Seoul Korea.
With most of his basketball contemporaries gone, Billy Abarientos or “Haba-Haba” looked with fondness a career which started during his elementary days at the Marulas Elementary School.
“It will be very difficult for us to get the slot in Belgrade. I will be the first to delight if we make it and I continue to hope for a triumphant campaign,” – Ramon Fernandez
The son of a Polish father and a Filipino mother, Robert “Sonny” Jaworski was already making waves not only in the local cage scene but also on the international stage.