Basketball has evolved so much during the past decade. And a big part of that must be credited to the Golden State Warriors. If you are a serious student of the game, watch the Warriors play. Understand the small nuances, the subtle changes and adjustments. Not only will you learn about new basketball concepts, perhaps you’ll find some profound nuggets of wisdom you could use in running your life.
All things considered, the season-opening games have demonstrated how complex the league will look in the months ahead. Both faves – the Lakers and the Nets – were shot down right at the starting gates. Other favorites – the Bucks and the Suns – were just as easily ambushed. The season will be a long unpredictable one, with health becoming the biggest factor.
I have to say it has been a fun and enlightening experience. There’s the sense of pride for having connected with people around the world; there’s the fulfillment in knowing that your doodles are making sense to a group of people out there; and truth to tell, there is so much I have learned since I joined this lovely family of writers.
This early, cage fans are already eager to see a clash of titans between the LA Lakers and the Brooklyn Nets. It will be a first time ever for a championship to be as loaded as this. This will be an all-out All-Star selection played in a non-All-Star weekend. What can get better than that? At center stage: Lebron against KD. Then there’s Westbrook meets Harden. Who will the Lakers match-up against Kyrie? Who’s to match-up against the Lakers’ AD?
Manny was easily one of boxing’s biggest draws in the 2000s. He is still one of the faces of boxing today. His name is well known and respected in all corners of the world, rallying people from all over with his rags-to-riches story, plus his humble, friendly demeanor. He is an inspiration to many. His is a Cinderella story that everyone dreams to emulate.
It is time for the PBA and Philippine Basketball to embrace a progressive outlook on the sport’s global development. The way for it to move forward is to be dynamic, creative and not take a protectionist stance. The Japanese B League provides us a healthy opportunity to further hone the skills of our players.