FIBA WC: Japanese Clarkson fan buys SRO ticket to fulfill dream — while attending classes in Manila

September 1, 2022

The only reason why Chinese-Japanese college student Hiroyuki Yamasaki travelled to Manila, Philippines earlier this August was to attend a month-long summer English review classes in preparation for his TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language), a standardized exam that tests how ready non-native speakers are usually before enrolling at an English-speaking university or later on for international employment.

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Are the Lakers Doomed?

Will the Big Three scheme of LeBron James, Anthony Davis and Russell Westbrook work for the LA Lakers?
February 19, 2022

From being a preseason favorite to hold aloft the Larry O’Brien hardware that goes to the National Basketball Association champion, the underachieving Los Angeles Lakers have struggled mightily to remain afloat in the West play-in standings at the All-Star break.

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Christmas in the NBA

The late Kobe Bryant owns the most career points in NBA Christmas Day games.
December 17, 2021

These are (Manila time and in chronological order): Atlanta at New York (1 a.m.), Boston at Milwaukee (3:30 a.m.), Golden State at Phoenix (6 a.m.; head-to-head series tied at 1-1), Brooklyn vs. the LA Lakers at the Crypto.com Arena (9 a.m.), and Dallas at Utah (11:30 a.m.).

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Top NBA Rookies show up

Scottie Barnes
November 1, 2021

Detroit Pistons guard Cade Cunningham, the NBA’s No. 1 overall selection in this year’s draft, finally made his NBA debut in a 110-103 home decision over the equally inept Orlando Magic.

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