First it’s set shots from within the dotted line. Then free throws. Then running floaters and pull-up jump shots. Eventually, he works his way out to the three-point line. Some shots drop. Others don’t.
Earlier this year, when Toronto Raptors head coach Dwane Casey was asked about shortening his rotation in the postseason, he didn’t seem too eager.
“We will find out,” Casey told reporters. “The goal is to find out. Why not? What is our record right now? So why change this because some rulebook somewhere, if you find it, please send it to me because I have been on some teams where you keep the same rotation, and somebody somewhere in the back of a room says well, playoffs you have to shorten your rotation, so we have to find out unless this group proves us wrong.”
With the Pelicans leading Indiana by two with less than a minute left in Wednesday’s game, Anthony Davis caught the ball in the post while being defended by Myles Turner. He spun clockwise, took one dribble, and pump-faked. When Turner didn’t bite, Davis resorted to making a fadeaway jumper with a hand in his face.
By Jose Bayani Baylon
IN May of 1983 I had the privilege of visiting the Federal Republic of Germany upon the invitation of the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung as the 21-year old news editor of the Philippine Collegian, UP’s student organ. I was with Jesse John Gimenez, then chair of the UP Student Council; Marlon Cruz, president of the Inter-Frat Council also of UP, and Raymond Co from DLSU.Read more ...
His death seems to have touched a different nerve.
When 17-year-old Kian Delos Santos was shot dead by Caloocan City policemen during an anti-drug war operation, not one among the cops
involved could have figured how different this one death would be.Read more ...
By Jose Bayani Baylon
August 04, 2017
I READ somewhere that the DPWH is allocating mega billions for infrastructure projects designed to ease the traffic problem besetting much of urban Philippines. I can imagine how a big chunk of that moolah will be devoted to infra projects within Metro Manila - more street widenings, more flyovers, maybe more pedestrian overpasses and underpasses as well as flood control.Read more ...