Focus Training Days EP03 Feat. Marcio Lassiter

Marcio Lassiter of the San Miguel Beermen makes an appearance on BuhayBasket and Focus Athletics’ Training Days to improve leg strength and balance. In this week’s training exercise, Focus Athletics strength coach Gino shows the PBA star how to do just that through the reverse lunge with a kettlebell and valslide, and the single-leg Romanian deadlift.

Basketball IQ: UP’s basketball dynasty and futility

Believe it or not, the first dynasty in Philippine college basketball belonged to the University of the Philippines (UP). Yes, that isn’t a typo. UP won the first three NCAA Seniors crown from 1925 to 1927. State U ruled once again in 1930 to become champions for four times in six years. The only other schools that won an NCAA title during that stretch were Ateneo and San Beda.

The Diliman dynasty, however, was short-lived.

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Focus Training Days EP02

In week 2 of Focus Athletics Training Days, we have something special for all the female ballers out there. Mia Cabalfin joins Coach Fiona as they train to get stronger on the court.

Tweets of the Day: July 21

NBA superstars are here for a two-day basketball charity event and what better way to welcome them than a five-minute guesting on Eat Bulaga! What, no dance number?


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5 Takeaways from UAAP’s Opening Weekend

More than 5 things happened during the UAAP opening weekend, but these are what you should keep in mind.

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Tweets of the Day: Basketball Never Stops

It’s no secret that the Philippines is a basketball-loving country. And as strong winds and rain brought by typhoon Glenda battered Luzon on Wednesday, Filipinos proved why.

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The Better Decision

It was a perfectly written essay—heartfelt and sentimental, touching on emotions that were trampled during 2010’s The Decision. But was it the better decision?

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Peripheral Vision: July 14

U-S-A! U-S-A!

Now that the LeBron James frenzy has died down, USA Basketball announced its roster for the 2014 National Team training camp. These players will vie for slots in the 2016 Olympics.

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Tweets of the Day: July 14

The dust has settled, the Melo-Gasol pipe dream goes pffft, and LBJ is headed home. But that doesn’t mean the jokes will end. And now that the rumor mill has stopped spinning, other basketball stars not named LeBron can go back to the next best thing to getting a max contract: Playing for MVP!

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Basketball IQ: The Fireman vs. the Triggerman

The UAAP will once again kick off this weekend so let’s browse the UAAP annals for a bit. In 1984, Game 3 of the UAAP Finals, two high-scoring long range bombers brought the house down with their incredible marksmanship.

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