Agua, the 6-year-old girl in the red Hello Kitty shirt, loves to play basketball. In her hometown of Sta. Clara, Naga, Zamboanga Sibugay, playtime means learning how to break ankles with 10-year-old Brandstine. Her idol? The Beast, Calvin Abueva. Photo sent by Angelo P. Zerna.
￼Inside the “Walled City” of Intramuros, these guys give life to a graffiti-filled basketball court along Anda St. When NBA star Ricky Rubio went to the Philippines last year, he visited this court to check out the Pinoy brand of streetball.