Hoops, Gloves and Other Sports

Monday, March 8, 2004

Why I Like The Lakers

We Filipinos are drawn to personalities. That's the main reason why our political life is in such a mess right now. That applies to sports too. I like the Lakers not because they have Shaq, Kobe, Payton and Malone. They are personalities in themselves, but they are not the reason why I root for... Sign in to see full entry.

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Sunday, March 7, 2004

So, Okey I Am Short

We Filipinos are basketball crazy. For people who average five feet eight inches in height, we distinguish ourselves from our ASEAN (Association of South East Asian Nations) neighbors by giving our heart and soul to a tall man's sport. Call it colonial mentality. We learned basketball from the... Sign in to see full entry.

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The crowd roars, a buzzer sounds, a whistle blows, it's showtime. the touch of leather, squeaking shoes, the smell of sweat, a man on my face. clock running, board lights blinking, bodies bumping, damn, shit, fuck! swish of the net, metal ring twanging, backboard groaning, man, i love this game! Sign in to see full entry.

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