Sixth Man is the unsung hero, the one cheering from the bench and delivering quality minutes when needed. In this weekly series, BuhayBasket puts the spotlight on the men and women who contribute to the game in their own way, away from the limelight.Samuel L. Jackson and his players were badasses in the 2005 film Coach Carter. To back up the badassery, the actors needed someone, a real coach, to draw up plays for them–that someone was half-Filipino basketball coach Hernando Planells.
There will be no NBA games for at least five months. Let that sink in for a moment. Now breathe, and thank the basketball gods for giving us a crazy, exciting, and historic NBA season.