Thursday, September 4, 2014

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After 40 Years Of Drought Philippines Finally Won A Game In FIBA World Cup

A game were everyone watches and awaits as fans for both teams hold on to excitement. The Philippine Gilas men basketball team finally won a FIBA world cup game after 40 years of drought against Senegal.

Jimmy The Might Mouse Alapag carried his team once again on his final stand before retiring. But he was not alone in making his country proud, comrades Junmar Fajardo and naturalized player Andre Blatche contributed all in.

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The game went overtime four quarters of action was not enough to settle things in. And just like other games before that Gilas had it gets tight and closer as it was. Senegal attempted to break Filipino's fans heart by hitting a big 3 point shot and tied the game.

Gilas had the last possession but LA Tenorio's floater was not enough, the game went down to overtime.

Without Andre Blatche who fouled out in overtime, Junmar Fajardo accepted the challenged and played his role to lift Gilas to victory.

Junmar Fajardo was determined to win and doesn't want to go home a loser. Fajardo stepped in to the plate and poured all of his efforts to contribute to the team. Which same goes for Andre Blatche whose been consistent when it comes to contribution ever since the competition started.

GILAS PILIPINAS 81 – Alapag 18, Blatche 18, Fajardo 15, Norwood 7, Lee 6, Aguilar 6, Tenorio 5, Chan 4, De Ocampo 2, Pingris 0, David 0.

SENEGAL 79 – Faye 20, Ndoye 13, Ndour 13, Dieng 13, D’Almeida 9, Ndiaye 5, Thomas 2, Diop 2, Badji 2.

Monday, September 16, 2013

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Floyd Mayweather Jr. still afraid of Pacquiao?

After Floyd Mayweather Jr. defeated Canelo Alvarez via unanimous decision last September 15, 2013 opened up and answered some questions.

Floyd Mayweather Jr. is still not interested fighting Manny Pacquiao. And it's clear that Floyd still has fear of getting defeated.

“I want to take my promotion to another level. I am not thinking about Manny Pacquiao,”

Many of the boxing fans around the world still criticize Floyd Mayweather Jr. ford ducking Pacquiao. Floyd Mayweather Jr. also admitted that he handpicked his opponents.

Before the fight against Canelo Alvarez Floyd said during the conference together with the reporters.

"Sometimes they say, 'Well, Floyd Mayweather's opponents was handpicked.' That's a good thing. I commend my team ... when I sit back and I think about my career, I say 'you know what? I had a cool career. I didn't take any punishment"

So Floyd Mayweather Jr. was avoiding potential fighters that has the ability and skills to defeat him. Or worse fighters that could destroy his boxing career one of them is Manny Pacquiao.

As a boxing fans athlete's like Floyd don't earn my respect. And might as well not be considered as one of the best boxers of all time. If you love your fans and the sport then do it for the fans and not for fame and money.

Saturday, September 7, 2013

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Shawn Kemp vs Blake Griffin

I have read contents and articles regarding Shawn Kemp compared to Blake Griffin. And this hobbled my mind since both of them are quite spectacular to watch.

Well as far as I have witnessed on both players playing style. Shawn Kemp shouldn't be compared to Blake Griffin. Kemp was more of an explosive dunker. Shawn "The Reignman" Kemp would go airborne the moment Gary Payton would toss that ball.

And as a spectator you don't wanna blink when the ball is up in the air. Since Shawn Kemp would get that ball and throw it down on the ring with tenacity. Shawn Kemp was also a dominant offensive and defensive player.

Blake can dunk yes no doubt. He can finish his dunks tremendously and with power. But Shawn Kemp it's totally different. Kemp would finish it with authority over his defenders.

Kemp plays well with his team at the same time providing that explosiveness for both offense and defense. But Kemp's edge over Blake Griffin was his relentless style. Kemp would get those offensive rebounds and punch it hard to score.

Blake Griffin is also a good dunker but you can see the gap between the two. Blake has a lot to develop when it comes to defense. Griffin can also throw that tomahawk dunk with style. But when you see Kemp do it it's just totally different.

Shawn Kemp also also ridiculous vertical leap. Kemp also uses his leaping ability to block and defy shots from others. Or the other way around Kemp would use it in grabbing offensive rebounds.
Shawn Kemp was a more dynamic player since he was quicker.

Shawn Kemp's ability to throw those power dunks was just unbelievable. When you see Blake Griffin dunking on people and you are amazed. So much more if you try watching Shawn Kemp dunking in your face with defenders.

And this two athlete's shouldn't even be compared. When you try to differentiate both of them during their prime. I would say Shawn Kemp would be the one dominating.

And also Seattle Supersonics was the original lob city.

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

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PBA Brawl San Mig Coffee vs Global Port

The game between San Mig Coffee Mixers and Global Port turned to fist fight. With 8:11 mins remaining in the 3rd quarter troubled erupted on both teams. Mark Pingris got into a brawl with Kelly Nabong.

Full video of the fight below:

Here are some of the decisions that the committee came up with.

Marqus Blakely(#23) - Foul
Marvin Hayes(#12) - Foul, Technical Foul
Joe Devance(#38) - Technical Foul for second motion
Marc Pingris(#15) - Out for Fighting
Kelly Nabong(#23) - Out for Fighting

Seriously it was Joe Devance who made the entire scenario worse. He shoved and pushed Marvin Hayes and that triggered the riot.

But this calls bestowed were effective on that game. While following more sanctions will follow after the officials will review the entire brawl.

I hope players will get the sanctions they deserve for causing all these havoc. And also the officials would review it thoroughly.

Sunday, September 1, 2013

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UFC 164 Results: Meet the new lightweight champ Pettis!

Anthony Pettis vs Ben Henderson

Round 1
Both fighters exchanged blows and trade punches. Ben Henderson would be very aggressive to apply pressure to Anthony Pettis as the challenger. Ben would use his techniques like kicking on the calf muscle and pressing Pettis on the cage.

But Anthony Pettis would try to dictate this match. As Pettis would start to connect with crips leg kicks to the body. Pettis would continue hitting Henderson and would start to gain momentum. The moment both fighters would collide in the ground and Henderson on top.

Anthony Pettis would smoothly secure a tight arm bar. Ben Henderson would try to defend and find a way out of it. The fight would be all over as Ben Henderson would say TAPPOUT verbally. The referee would soon interfere and would declare Anthony Pettis as the winner via submission.


The moment the fight would start both fighters would go on a war right away. Ben Henderson as the defending champion would be very aggressive. But Anthony Pettis would not feel any pressure from him as he would show confidence.

Technically Anthony Pettis has the advantage on this match. Based on his striking and the way he hits Henderson. Those leg kicks that Pettis made were purely nasty and the timing was just perfect. Plus he was able to defend his ground and then sneak all the way for an arm bar.

Frank Mir vs Josh Barnett

Round 1
Both fighters would collide immediately and start to trade punches. But Frank Mir would land more significant punches. Frank Mir continues to hit good clean shots inside while they are engaged in a clinch. But as soon as Barnett would gain momentum he would then start to connect his uppercuts and knee strikes

Josh Burning trying to wear down Frank and hits a big elbow to the head. And followed up with a knee to the body. As both fighters are still in clinched Barnett would continue his offense with uppercuts and knees to the body.

And then Barnett would hit a nasty elbow again. Followed by a knee to the head that would hurt Frank Mir. And then the referee would immediately stop the fight declaring Josh Barnett as the winner via TKO.


It was clear the Josh Barnett connected a vicious knee on Frank Mir. But in my own opinion the referee stopped the fight to early. Frank Mir stood immediately and to his consent the fight was over. Based on the replay Frank Mir was rocked but he quickly recovered from it.

The referee did a bad call on this one since it was just too early for the fight to be stopped. Frank Mir could not even believe the moment he knew the fight was over. Frank Mir experienced this kind of situation before.

The fight against Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira was the same scenario. Frank Mir got hurt badly but was able to recover after seconds and then broke Noggueira's arm via Kimura.

This was really a bad call for the referee to stop the fight to early.

Brandon Vera vs Ben Rothwell

Round 1
Brandon Vera was doing great doing all sorts kind of combinations. As he eludes and evades  the counter attacks of Ben Rothwell. Vera connected with a clean straight punch and also landed a picture perfect leg kick to the body of Rothwell. Brandon Vera also made a good punch to the jaw but in the late seconds he got accidentally kicked below the belt.

Round 2
When the round started both fighters exchange blows. Ben Rothwell would be aggressive in this round as he continues to attack Vera. But Brandon Vera would also start to hit some counter attacks.
Brandon Vera would use his knees to neutralize Rothwell. And would also mix his attacks by hitting head kicks and elbows.

Round 3
Ben Rothwell would open up this round connecting a good body kick to Vera. Ben Rothwell would somehow unleash more aggression on Brandon Vera. And this time Ben would berserk all his attacks. Ben would fury a series of punches and kicks combined with knees. Uppercuts would start to connect and then another knee that would hurt Vera badly. The referee noticed that Vera could not defend himself anymore and stopped the fight.

Brandon Vera did an excellent job on the first 2 rounds. He was attacking with accuracy and having patience with his offensive arsenal. On the other hand Ben was just relentless and a though opponent for Vera.

Ben would absorb all Vera's attack and would keep coming forward and be more aggressive. Vera was more quick and had speed advantage against Rothwell. But the moment Rothwell would clinch and hit Vera. Ben would hit him as hard as he can that would hurt Vera.

Ben did a great job on the final round which he went it all out. He just spread his attacks and from there Ben would outrage Vera and knocked him out.

Friday, August 30, 2013

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Anderson Silva: Who is Floyd Mayweather?

Anderson "The Spider" Silva was clear on his joke that he was disrespecting the undefeated Floyd Mayweather Jr.

"Who is this guy? Mayweather what?" Silva said this when answering a question from Sway Calloway . 

This guy is, uh, Smurfy? Is he a Smurf?" Silva continued with another joke.
"I don't know this guy,"

Anderson Silva kept adding more jokes as the conversation went on. And Silva said and direct statement that he doesn't respect Floyd.

"I don't need to talk too much because the guy don't respect me…Sorry, I don't respect Mayweather."

This is very clear that Silva was offended by Mayweather for not respecting him. And who else would not be when you are on Silva's side. Floyd had been talking trash taking to other athlete's from Pacquiao and now to Silva.

It's clear also that Floyd Mayweather Jr. is a person who talks a lot and likes to disrespect other athlete's. This time it's on Silva but it would be the person you don't want to piss off with. Silva was like trolling on his answers and showing that not a bit of respect on Floyd.

Anderson Silva is also a trash talker but he respects most of his opponents. He maybe cocky inside the octagon and sometimes being overconfident. But when it comes to respecting others and his opponents He shows a down to earth approach.

The one that made me LOL! was the PAPA SMURF thing. I didn't realize Silva was a joker for saying that punchline. I couldn't imagine the reaction of Calloway in fact it was damn priceless.

If both of this fighters will fight and collide inside the ring. I am pretty sure Silva would come out as the victorious one. Boxing is a totally different sport when it comes to MMA and Floyd would end up battered and beaten down.

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

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Tracy McGrady retires

One of the most exciting players that played in the NBA and former two time scoring champion Tracy Mcgrady officially retires.

Tracy Mcgrady last played in San Antonio Spurs which he could have earned his first ring if the Spurs won the NBA championship vs the Miami Heat. McGrady was one of those best player that ever played in the league in his generation.

A lot of fans would be excited when McGrady  is playing. Since he could display an onslaught kind of offense and have stellar performance. Among of McGrady's rivals during his era were Vince Carter, Kobe Bryant, Allen Iverson, Dirk Nowitzki, Tim Duncan and a lot of future hall of fame.

McGrady would be one of those guys that would love to compete all night. If his opponent would go a berserk offense he would also top that kind of playing level. He just love to play the game despite his injuries.

McGrady would display offensive arsenals whenever he wanted to take control of a game. Almost all sorts kind of offense McGrady can offer the fans an exciting game every night.  If you watch this guy play you would definitely get the entertainment of basketball. A clutch player and a very competitive athlete that's Tracy Mcgrady.  If not for his injuries Tracy McGrady could have been a champion. 
So thanks for the game TMAC!

Awards and Honors
  • 7x NBA All-Star(2001-2007)
  • NBA most Improved Player(2001)
  • 2x NBA Scoring Champion(2003-2004)
  • 2x NBA First Team(2002-2003)
  • 3x NBA Second Team(2001,2004,2007)
  • 2x NBA Third Team(2005,2005)
  • Gold - FIBA 2003

Some memorable moments 

  • In your face dunk against Shawn Bradley
  • Alley-Oop to himself
And this would be the best ever that I have seen he scored 13 points in 33 seconds