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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JA-WOR-SKI, JA-WOR-SKI

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.

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