A Sad Episode in Jawo’s Cage Life

A new lease on life for Jaworski and Reynoso that eventually resurrected their respective roundball careers.
December 3, 2021

Exactly 50 years ago on December 19, the music died. On that fateful day of December 19, 1971, the festive local basketball scene was rocked by the physical mauling of a pair of referees in an All-Filipino game in the Manila Industrial Commercial and Athletic Association (MICAA).



Robert Jaworski, here squeezing past Philip Cezar and Fortunato Co in an exhibition game between the RP team and Crispa, represented the country on seven occasions.
March 2, 2021

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.


Quo Vadis, Philippine Basketball?

PH National Team that won the bronze in 1954 World Basketball in Rio de Janeiro. [Henry Liao photo]
January 30, 2021

According to the famous historian and National Artist awardee Nick Joaquin, basketball was introduced to Filipinos within the historic walls of Intramuros, Manila. Unclear, however, is the exact date of the first basketball game ever played on Philippine soil.