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The Stepdown: Manu Ginobili and the Inevitable Last Dance

By Ron Evangelista

Every once in a while, someone comes along that completely changes the whole blueprint of a sport. Sometimes, the game makes a player more than just a superstar, legend, or hall of famer. Sometimes, a sport breeds a hero. Jamaica had Usain Bolt, Mexico had Marco Antonio Barrera, and Switzerland had Roger Federer. For basketball-crazy Argentina, they have Emmanuel Ginobili.

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The Stepdown: Predictions for the Wild, Wild West

By Ron Evangelista, BuhayBasket contributor

Here comes the time when the men are separated from the boys. After a grueling regular season where we saw fits of drama, suspense and action, the NBA Playoffs are here.

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The Stepdown: Arwind Santos: Rings & Controversy

By Ron Evangelista, BuhayBasket contributor

In the world of Philippine basketball today, is there an individual as polarizing as San Miguel’s veteran swingman Arwind Santos? As good of a basketball player as he is, the former MVP has had his fair share of moments in his illustrious career, as he was never shy when it came to controversy.

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The Stepdown: Steve Nash & The Tale of 2 MVPs

By Ron Evangelista

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times for one of the best point guards in the NBA. It was the age of wisdom for the two years that had Steve Nash bagging MVP honors, but an age of foolishness for Shaquille O’Neal and others who felt they deserved it over him.

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The Stepdown: Derrick Rose’s Fall from Grace

By Ron Evangelista

From being once an MVP, Derrick Rose found himself a kicker in a deadline day trade, then got waived. He now has another chance to redeem himself in Minnesota.

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The Stepdown: The State of Philippine Women’s Basketball with Ish Tiu

By Ron Evangelista

Basketball as a male-dominated sport is a thing of the past. These days, women’s basketball is gaining traction thanks to players like Denise Patricia Tiu.

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Grassroots: Greatest Iconic Moments of Lakers and Bulls

In this week’s episode of Grassroots, the BuhayBasket guys are joined by Tep and Ron of Hall of Fame Authentics (HOFA) to talk about two of the greatest teams in NBA history and the iconic moments that defined them.

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