Joaquin M. Henson
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Boomers coach cites Pinoy fans
by Joaquin M. Henson - January 27, 2021 - 12:00am
Australian national basketball team head coach Brian Goorjian, whose father Ed was the late Ron Jacobs’ assistant at Loyola Marymount in 1979-80, is convinced that an East Asian team could someday contend for...
Valenzuela’s tribute to Kobe
by Joaquin M. Henson - January 26, 2021 - 12:00am
There’s a slogan in Valenzuela City where Deputy Speaker Rep. Eric Martinez, a native son, is honored for his untiring efforts in doing good. It’s “Eric Never Stops.”
Class of his own
by Joaquin M. Henson - January 24, 2021 - 12:00am
Of all the Filipino world boxing champions, Luisito Espinosa had the classic fighter’s physique.
POA polls set today
by Joaquin M. Henson - January 23, 2021 - 12:00am
The Philippine Olympians Association will convene its General Assembly this morning to hold virtual elections with World Olympians Association vice president Mikako Kotani of Japan and WOA executive committee member...
Bubble an NBA option?
by Joaquin M. Henson - January 22, 2021 - 12:00am
The alarming rise of COVID-19 cases in the US has sparked speculation that the NBA may consider creating another bubble just for the playoffs but it appears players will resist returning to the isolated setup if...
Requiem for two ex-imports
by Joaquin M. Henson - January 21, 2021 - 12:00am
Last year, two former PBA imports passed away.
Paing’s impregnable defense
by Joaquin M. Henson - January 20, 2021 - 12:00am
What stood out in Rafael Hechanova’s storied basketball career was his stifling defense. In the book “Legends and Heroes of Philippine Basketball,” authors Christian Bocobo and Beth Celis wrote...
Gearing up for FIBA window
by Joaquin M. Henson - January 19, 2021 - 12:00am
The assumption is the games of the FIBA Asia Cup third qualifying window involving eight countries in Groups A and C will take place in the Clark bubble on Feb. 18-22. The pandemic, however, may throw a monkey wrench...
The greatest of them all
by Joaquin M. Henson - January 17, 2021 - 12:00am
Sen. Alberto Romulo phoned recently to say he enjoyed reading about Ramon Manulat, who played on the Philippines’ 1954 FIBA World Cup third place team in Brazil, in the Dec. 31, 2020, issue of The Philippine...
Razon keeps Pinoy golf alive
by Joaquin M. Henson - January 15, 2021 - 12:00am
When the pandemic struck last year, Philippine sports took the blow on the chin. Events were suspended.
Marcial likely to stay in US
by Joaquin M. Henson - January 14, 2021 - 12:00am
Tokyo Olympic middleweight boxing qualifier Eumir Marcial is expected to stay in Los Angeles until after his next pro fight in March and possibly up to April when IBF superflyweight champion Jerwin Ancajas defends...
Beyer hopeful of EASL’s rise
by Joaquin M. Henson - January 13, 2021 - 12:00am
East Asia Super League CEO Matt Beyer came across as a visionary with a mission to grow basketball on the domestic and international levels in what he calls a “win-win” situation during a recent TV interview...
Time to revisit PBA rule?
by Joaquin M. Henson - January 12, 2021 - 12:00am
There’s a FIBA eligibility rule that’s been under appeal by the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipians for years now.
Weighing the options
by Joaquin M. Henson - January 7, 2021 - 12:00am
Voting for the PBA Special Awards to recognize the recent Clark bubble’s top performers will end on Monday.
Uncertainty confounds varsity players
by Joaquin M. Henson - January 6, 2021 - 12:00am
With no clear signal from CHED as to when actual individual workouts may resume, more and more eligible varsity players are considering to declare for the PBA draft on March 14.
Sky’s the limit for Ramos
by Joaquin M. Henson - January 5, 2021 - 12:00am
Things can only get better for Dwight Ramos as he matures to become a solid player with Gilas heading towards the FIBA World Cup in 2023.
More New Year’s wishes
by Joaquin M. Henson - January 3, 2021 - 12:00am
Last Friday marked the start of a new year and the beginning of a renewed hope for better times.
New Year’s wishes
by Joaquin M. Henson - January 1, 2021 - 12:00am
Goodbye, 2020. Let’s hope and pray that 2021 will usher in better times.
Looking forward to 2023
by Joaquin M. Henson - December 30, 2020 - 12:00am
It’s less than three years away from when the Philippines will host four preliminary round groups, two second round brackets and the knockout stage from the quarterfinals to the final of the FIBA World Cup...
Is NCAA serious?
by Joaquin M. Henson - December 29, 2020 - 12:00am
There is talk that the NCAA intends to push through with its 96th season on a limited scale in March next year.
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