Euro basketball is on the rise. And so are the rest of the world’s caging countries. If the NBA doesn’t make a move to regain respect by sending their best talents, if its top players will not care to play ball against the rest of the world, then their game will suffer. And the mantle of invincibility will slowly be eroded. And when that happens, the allure of the NBA will surely go down.
The government provides weapons; but after a war, soldiers should be provided aftercare to determine if they can still function properly within the community. The government must take a more proactive role in looking after the welfare of those in charge of protecting civilians.
“He was killed beside me,” Soldier X cried. “I didn’t know what to do. I was next, so I played dead.”
Originally posted on Color My World :
So what did we learn from the Gilas debacle in the recently-concluded Olympic Basketball Qualifying Tournament? Let me go…
What did we learn from the debacle against Italy? Steph Curry and Klay Thompson introduced the concept of small-ball; banking on crisp, fast-switching help-defense and an exquisite, unforgiving offense anchored on the 3-point shot. Absent the two, your smaller team does not stand a chance.
by: ABS – CBN News Editorial 1 Sep 2019 The Philippines’ embarrassing loss, 108-62, to Italy in its first game in the 2019 FIBA World Cup