Tag - NBA

Guys you’ll always meet in pick-up games

Whenever you’re in a pick-up game, there will always be regular-looking fellows, guys who look like they don’t belong on the court. They’re either wearing a t-shirt instead of a jersey or sporting a bagong-gising look. But actually, they are the guys you need to watch out for aside from the obvious stud on the opposing team. If you disregard them, which you’ll likely do mainly because of their appearance, your team will probably lose.

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The Fantasy Basketball team name game

Coming up with team names in fantasy basketball leagues is an exercise in stupidity. From lame puns (Cannot Faried), to self-deprecating (#PuntYear), to downright lewd (Spankwire), team names are the reason why fantasy owners absolutely cannot be real team owners.

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Keeping the dream alive

We’ve all dreamed of taking the last shot at the buzzer, making it, and posing for the thousands in attendance. But not all of us will have that chance. Writer and liga legend Dinjo Constantino explains why that dream should be kept alive. And how.

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Tweets of the Day: October 31

So, LeBron went home, played at the city’s “biggest sporting event” and lost; Melo got buckets; and OKC’s roster went to shhhiiiit. We missed you, NBA.

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Tweets of the Day: July 28

After all the brouhaha on whose hearts he will break next, LeBron again caused a ruckus on Twitter when he announced on Twitter—okay, on Instagram, but linked to Twitter—that he is going back to number 23 next season.

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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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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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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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Peripheral Vision: June 27

Best of luck, Isaiah

We’re sure you’ve seen this already but it’s hard not to watch it again and again. Such a fitting tribute to a young man, whose NBA dream was prematurely crushed by an unforeseen circumstance. If this doesn’t get you at least a little choked up, then you have a heart made out of whatever material they use for making submarines.

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Rage Against the (Trade) Machine: Bringing Love to Beantown

Kevin Love wants out? Multiple teams interested? This calls for the Trade Machine!*

Let’s take a quick breather from the NBA Finals and explore trades involving the T-Wolves franchise player—or if you ask Ricky Rubio, just another guy who brings the stats but not the leadership.

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