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.When he is not doing animation for Family Guy, LA-based artist Jack Perkins is reimagining iconic NBA moments by turning them into something even more awesome: the image of Tim Duncan hugging the last pineapple at a supermarket.
Basketball-inspired art is the best kind of art because it successfully merges two things that you didn’t think would go well together, like Joakim Noah at a subway station waiting for a train or Jae Crowder holding a weapon.
The team representing the Philippines in this year’s Jones Cup is a ragtag group composed of journeymen, ex-PBA players, and the older Teng brother. They just might win it all.
For the past four weeks, residents of a small barangay in Quezon City have gathered here for their Sunday habit. This is the mall. This is church. This is their PBA.
Just like that, the rich get richer. Or in this case, the golden, gets, um, what’s the word, golden-er? Golden State should change its moniker to Ultimate Warriors because the NBA’s bout to get gorilla press dropped. Okay, that was a bit lame. It sounded cooler before actually typing it.