King Caloy should have company
by Bill Velasco - June 5, 2023 - 12:00am
Carlos Loyzaga is finally in the FIBA Hall of Fame, and this is a great source of pride for Filipino basketball fans.
Prodigal sons
by Bill Velasco - June 3, 2023 - 12:00am
Suppose one of you has a hundred sheep and loses one of them.
The anti-Wembanyama
by Bill Velasco - May 29, 2023 - 12:00am
The NBA is abuzz over rookie draftee Victor Wembanyama.
Acquitted and free
by Bill Velasco - May 27, 2023 - 12:00am
The nightmare for the Delos Reyes family is finally over. Sports event organizer Adi delos Reyes’ son Andrew Joshua has finally been acquitted of trumped-up drug possession charges stemming from a botched police...
The future of watching sports
by Bill Velasco - May 22, 2023 - 12:00am
There is a seismic shift in the way people around the world are watching sports and all other kinds of content.
Morant’s fallout
by Bill Velasco - May 20, 2023 - 12:00am
The fallout continues to rain down on Memphis Grizzlies point guard Ja Morant. After a second video of him in possession of guns surfaced, the team suspended the controversial Murray State alum.
Rethinking the SEA Games
by Bill Velasco - May 15, 2023 - 12:00am
In light of all the outrageous rule-bending and hand-tying being done by the hosts of the Cambodia Southeast Asian Games to the other participating nations, the question has been asked if the Philippines should even...
Naturalization overkill
by Bill Velasco - May 13, 2023 - 12:00am
A vast number of Filipino basketball fans were livid at the number of naturalized athletes that host Cambodia has fielded into the 32nd Southeast Asian Games, most of all in basketball.
New app tracks player progress
by Bill Velasco - May 8, 2023 - 12:00am
Data is the new king in elite sports
Garvo Lanete: Into the unknown
by Bill Velasco - May 6, 2023 - 12:00am
The big story in Philippine basketball the past two years has been the number of young pros leaving the country to earn more by playing overseas.
New Crispa-Toyota memories
by Bill Velasco - May 1, 2023 - 12:00am
It may seem unfathomable that bitter rivals, mortal enemies could bury the hatchet and come together in fellowship, more so if they were part of the most famous rivalry in Philippine sports.
Honoring commitments
by Bill Velasco - April 29, 2023 - 12:00am
Once again, the ugly, underground practice of PBA players playing in unsanctioned games has resurfaced.
Ed Picson, the fighter
by Bill Velasco - April 24, 2023 - 12:00am
I first met Ed Picson when I joined the PBA broadcasts of Vintage Enterprises in 1990.
A betting problem?
by Bill Velasco - April 22, 2023 - 12:00am
Betting on sports has always been an unsolvable problem in sports beyond memory.
Europe vs. Asia
by Bill Velasco - April 17, 2023 - 12:00am
In the last two years, Filipino basketball players have been forging a new path, seeking opportunities to play professionally overseas.
Bert Lozada’s legacy
by Bill Velasco - April 15, 2023 - 12:00am
How do you know that your legacy is secure?
by Bill Velasco - April 10, 2023 - 12:00am
The week before Holy Week, the National Basketball Association and the NBA Players Association reached a tentative agreement on a new, seven-year collective bargaining agreement.
Gratitude and remembering
by Bill Velasco - April 3, 2023 - 12:00am
“We do not remember days, we remember moments.” – Cesare Pavese
Dr. J and me
by Bill Velasco - April 1, 2023 - 12:00am
I owe my start in basketball to my uncle Romy Unson, my mother’s youngest brother.
Inbound and outward
by Bill Velasco - March 27, 2023 - 12:00am
“Some won’t appreciate you no matter how much you do for them. Release yourself. Go where you’re appreciated and understood.” – Robert Tew
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