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?
By Daryl Lim
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.
But aside from the final score, updates, and the highlights, other equally fascinating stuff has been happening. Trivial or not, they’re all part of the adrenaline-pumping post-season experience. Since we’re suckers for anything basketball-related, we decided to make a Power Rankings of the random and sometimes incoherent things that have transpired in the Conference Finals.
At guard, standing 5-foot-7, from General Santos City, the Fighting Pride of the Philippines, Manny Pacquiao!
The sequence of events is pretty much predictable after every Japeth Aguilar throwdown: chest bumps, high fives, towel waves, and deafening chants of “GI-NE-BRA.”