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In the PBA Governors Cup Finals, it’s about starting strong and finishing stronger. The series opener has been the only blowout so far with Barangay Ginebra winning, 102-87, after leading in 45:42 of 48 minutes. The next four contests were settled in the fourth period with late bursts.

It is not often that a player can stir up Philippine Basketball Association fans even before his first game as a professional. Apparently, Christian Standhardinger has that power, even without his even being officially selected as the top pick of this year’s PBA Rookie Draft. So much opinion has swirled around him that it seems Kiefer Ravena and Jeron Teng, who were being mentioned in the same breath, are now in a separate conversation about who will be selected second. But let’s hold that thought.

The European Team Championship, the strongest continental team event anywhere, gets underway Oct. 27-Nov. 7 in Greece’s largest island of Crete.

The court of law has brought the inconsiderate UAAP to its knees in granting a preliminary injunction for UP player Rob Ricafort to play in the ongoing senior men’s basketball season despite a league ban.

Anytime now, the courts will rule on whether or not UP player Rob Ricafort should be allowed to continue seeing action for the Fighting Maroons in the UAAP senior men’s basketball competitions.

Of course, you remember that Meralco executive Ryan Gregorio was once coach of the Purefoods franchise in the PBA.

Before the start of Game 2 of the PBA Governors Cup Finals at the Smart Araneta Coliseum last Sunday, the Best Player and Best Import of the third conference were announced with the awardees representing the two teams playing in the best-of-7 title series.

There is no death in remembrance... Remember me, and a part of me will always be with you.   – Kathleen Kent

There’s a beautiful love song called “First Cut Is The Deepest,” written by pop artist Cat Stevens in 1965 but not released as a record until two years later.

Antalya is the fifth most populous city in Turkey.

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