Joaquin M. Henson
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Why blame GAB
by Joaquin M. Henson - April 23, 2021 - 12:00am
Critics went on a rampage in the bash wagon to lash out at the Games and Amusements Board in the wake of the recent outrageous game between Siquijor and Lapu-Lapu in the Pilipinas VisMin Super Cup.
Vaccination key to launch
by Joaquin M. Henson - April 22, 2021 - 12:00am
PBA commissioner Willie Marcial stressed the other day that vaccinating the league family from players to utility staff is key to launching the next season, both in the 3x3 and 5x5 platforms.
Right move for Kobe
by Joaquin M. Henson - April 21, 2021 - 12:00am
Kobe Paras, once the high-flying poster boy of Gilas’ new generation, is back in the US after deciding to pursue his basketball career under the guidance of Kai Sotto’s management team East West Private....
GAB digs deeper into mess
by Joaquin M. Henson - April 20, 2021 - 12:00am
No less than former NCR Police Office deputy regional director for operations Brig. Gen. Florendo Campo Quibuyen will lead the GAB investigation of the Pilipinas VisMin Cup scandal in Alcantara, Cebu where the speculation...
Pringle's agent a pro's pro
by Joaquin M. Henson - April 18, 2021 - 12:00am
Barangay Ginebra star Stanley Pringle said the other day his basketball journey wouldn’t have taken off without the guidance of his agent Ben Pensack.
Root of the problem
by Joaquin M. Henson - April 16, 2021 - 12:00am
Controversy has wracked the Pilipinas VisMin Cup’s inaugural season, barely a week old, and the consolation is the damage isn’t irreparable particularly as it came sooner than later.
Champ in the making
by Joaquin M. Henson - April 15, 2021 - 12:00am
There are 31 Filipinos in the rosters of champions and top 10 contenders of the world’s most prestigious governing bodies, WBC, WBA, IBF and WBO.
Waiting for GCQ
by Joaquin M. Henson - April 14, 2021 - 12:00am
It’s a waiting game for PBA teams gearing up for the coming 46th season and while Metro Manila remains under MECQ, there can still be no practices whatsoever, even individual workouts in limited batches that...
Why leave out King Caloy?
by Joaquin M. Henson - April 13, 2021 - 12:00am
The International Basketball Federation recently announced the inductees making up the 2020 and 2021 classes of its Hall of Fame.
Marker for De las Alas
by Joaquin M. Henson - April 11, 2021 - 12:00am
It took the 2019 Southeast Asian Games to remind us of the importance of the Rizal Memorial Sports Complex’ role in the evolution of Philippine sports history.
Disunity in interpretation
by Joaquin M. Henson - April 9, 2021 - 12:00am
You can’t blame the MPBL for classifying players from the Pilipinas VisMin Super Cup as pros and therefore, subject to eligibility limitations.
Pinoy Olympians lag behind
by Joaquin M. Henson - April 8, 2021 - 12:00am
The Philippines has made 21 appearances in the Olympics since 1924 and delivered a total of 10 medals in eight Summer Games.
Leaving an impression in Doha
by Joaquin M. Henson - April 7, 2021 - 12:00am
Manila Chooks TM wound up 13th of 14 in the final standings of the recent FIBA 3x3 World Tour Doha Masters but it’s hardly an indication of the impression that coach Aldin Ayo’s undersized squad left...
Nietes’ secret is no secret
by Joaquin M. Henson - April 6, 2021 - 12:00am
Donnie Nietes came through with a clinical performance in outclassing Colombian Pablo Carrillo to score a unanimous 10-round decision for the vacant WBO International superflyweight title at the Caesar’s Palace...
Calvo’s legacy in sports
by Joaquin M. Henson - April 4, 2021 - 12:00am
Only one Filipino is enshrined in the FIBA Hall of Fame and coach Chito Calvo holds the distinction after his induction in 2007.
US cagers lose their shirts
by Joaquin M. Henson - April 1, 2021 - 12:00am
In the 1936 Berlin Olympics, the Philippine national basketball team known as the Islanders took fifth place despite losing only to eventual gold medalist US and winding up with a 4-1 record.
No overseas play for Parks
by Joaquin M. Henson - March 31, 2021 - 12:00am
Bobby Ray Parks is sticking to his decision of stepping away from the game he loves until things settle down and that means he’s not entertaining offers to play anywhere, at least for the moment.
Honoring Jorge Vargas
by Joaquin M. Henson - March 30, 2021 - 12:00am
In history, there is one man who paved the way for the Philippines to be recognized by the International Olympic Committee as a country of consequence in the world of sports.
Aussies focus on Tokyo
by Joaquin M. Henson - March 28, 2021 - 12:00am
Australian national basketball team coach Brian Goorjian is aware that to play in the 2023 FIBA World Cup, the Boomers must qualify for the FIBA Asia Cup in Jakarta on Aug. 16-28 but at the moment, his main focus...
Adjusting to the times
by Joaquin M. Henson - March 26, 2021 - 12:00am
The pandemic has been a test of resiliency and the PBA is no exception to institutions that are severely challenged.
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