Tiu and What I'd Do If I Was Smart

I told you once how impressed I was at Chris Tiu’s blog, even referring to it as ‘the best read on the Internet’. He’s delivered today once again, with a recount as to the Smart – Gilas‘ adventures at the recently concluded FIBA-Asia Champions Club held at Jakarta. Some choice cuts:

Maybe before the tournament began, we would be satisfied to clinch 5th spot. But after actually competing against those colossal and experienced national players, 5th place was actually a disappointment for me, personally. I have been advised not to get too hard on myself and the team because we did OK considering we are a young, scrawny and inexperienced team. But here’s the reason why i felt that we could have easily landed in the 3rd or 4th spot.

and..

What was really frustrating for me, was that i was in the bench for the most part of the game. I sat down around halfway through the 3rd quarter and never got the chance to get back in the game. Really disappointing especially since I love 4th quarters! And i usually finish games.

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Jaemark Finally Writes Ball

Jaemark is a friend I used to play ball with. He is also one of the writers I respect from way back, whose blog influenced me to get one of my own. The fact I live off of blogs these days means I owe the guy somewhat, and so I’ve actually done him a disservice for taking so long to publish this.

And so without further ado, I bring to you my interview of Jaemark, the man behind the subtly titled FireQuinito.com

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Pinoy Sports Blogs and Focusing On What's Important

Just wanted to give a big shoutout to friend and business associate Neva for firing off Admiralpye Plays, her brand new sports blog featuring an old love of mine, Tennis!

This joins a few other fave sports blogs such as Jaymie’s TheBullRunner (excellent domain name btw), which chronicles stuff going in and around local running, mostly 3k, 10k and up to 100k in her case (wow, right?). I was lucky enough to make her acquaintance during a parenting – related event of all things.

In the basketball category, I’d have to give a big thumbs up to inbounbass.com, which has resources to die for, such as top notch images and videos of whatever’s going on, including interviews and events plus of course, games themselves.

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