PBA Legend shot ball, left and right

Fortunato "Atoy" Co
September 17, 2021

Believe it or not, there have been a few instances in Philippine basketball history where a renowned athlete did not shoot the rock with his natural hand, meaning he grew up as a left-hander but subsequently turned to his right when playing ball.

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In The Firing Line

Tams manager Pablo Carlos (right) unceremoniously handed coach Fort Acuna his walking papers during halftime of Game 3 of the All-Filipino finals in 1980.
September 3, 2021

This is a ticklish question: Is the authority of management, specifically a club owner, abused when it meddles in the game strategies and player substitutions of his team’s head coach?

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Gamblin’ and Fixin’

Ramon Fernandez
September 1, 2021

In the opening game of the best-of-five finals in third conference (Invitational), Crispa blasted Toyota, 129-101, as the Tamaraws played without Ramon Fernandez, Abe King and Ernesto Estrada. The three were benched by head coach/team manager Dante Silverio, who had returned to the bench midway through the second conference for “not playing their best.”

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