Sixth Man

Sixth (Wo)Man: The Barangay Ginebra Fan

Spectators at the imaginary Bora Cup won’t get to taste gin this year after Barangay Ginebra, the 8-time favorites at the fictitious event, withdrew sponsorship.

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Sixth Man: The Meralco Bolts Fan

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.

Meralco’s long journey to the PBA Finals took six years to complete. One of the team’s biggest fans, Gene Andrew Tacan, has been on that same journey for much, much longer.

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Sixth Man: The Rise of Dino Aldeguer

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.

For a brief time in his wildly successful amateur career, he thought he was invincible. It became a minor blip in a near-perfect run. It paved the way for the rise of Dino Aldeguer.

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Sixth Man: The Man with the Whistle

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.

The life of a referee is tiring, tricky, and tough. If you’re a referee like Arman Cidro, it can also be fun.

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Sixth Man: Bringing MBA back, 2K-style

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.

A Cebu-based “modder” went into, uhm, god mod to give life to his favorite basketball league: the MBA.

 

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Sixth Man: Jersey Kings

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.

Putting on a Jawo retro jersey won’t exactly turn you into a living legend, but it can transport you back to the time of short shorts and knee-high tube socks. The owners of Jersey Haven are the kings at doing that.

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Sixth Man: The Filipino Picker aka Pinoy Hardaway

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.

Where do Starting Lineup action figures, 90s PBA tickets, and Benjie Paras sharpeners go? They end up in the hands of The Filipino Picker.

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Sixth Man: The artist behind Everyday Ballers

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.

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Sixth Man: The Man with the James Yap Tattoo

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.

A delivery guy from Pampanga has a total of three tattoos on his body: one is of a scorpion, another says “Yapsters,” and the freshest one is the portrait of his PBA idol.

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Sixth Man: The story of a coach in Hollywood

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.

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