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All posts by Jess Matthew Beltran

Metta found his peace

Metta found his peace

So there he is… right on the middle of Staples center. Those rage and intensity we have seen before has now been covered with a smile. 17 years he gave his life to basketball. [...]

April 12, 2017 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, NBA, NBA files, sports 0

Is Jeff Horn, Jorge Solis 2.0?

Is Jeff Horn, Jorge Solis 2.0?

Horn like Solis would be Manny’s second opponent who had not previously won a world title. Aside from having an almost identical height, Jeff and Jorge also are both mystery guys to fight fans. [...]

April 11, 2017 Jess Matthew Beltran boxing, Pacquiao, Pinoy sports 0

When Devin Scored 70

When Devin Scored 70

The Phoenix Suns found something golden amidst a losing season and injuries that hampered the team to even a respectable playoff eight round seed. [...]

March 28, 2017 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, NBA, NBA files 0

Will Amir Khan-Manny Pacquiao fight happen?

Will Amir Khan-Manny Pacquiao fight happen?

Amir had just turned 30 years old. He could very well go toe to toe with Manny, matching his speed and precision punches. [...]

March 9, 2017 Jess Matthew Beltran boxing, Pacquiao 0

Demarcus Cousins’ Boogie

Demarcus Cousins’ Boogie

For most of his career, Demarcus has been constantly judged and criticized. He could have been an easy first or second pick on the 2010 NBA draft, but instead slide down to number five. [...]

February 22, 2017 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, NBA, NBA files, sports 0

Yogi Ferrell Stood Tall

Yogi Ferrell Stood Tall

Cook Hall serves as the daily headquarters for the men and women’s basketball programs in Indiana University. It displays a unique museum that chronicles the rich Indiana basketball tradition. This is also the place when Yogi Ferrell spent most of his nights alone, practicing his shots way back in 2012 when he was still a [...]

February 10, 2017 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, NBA, NBA files, sports 0

Sportsalchemist: 2016 Year-end Review

Sportsalchemist: 2016 Year-end Review

As we put 2016 to rest, we look forward to more exciting history in sports in 2017. When they talked about the “light at the end of the tunnel” … maybe it’s just the front of the oncoming train. Let’s all take it easy and enjoy the ride…. [...]

December 30, 2016 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, boxing, NBA, NBA files, Pacquiao, Pinoy sports, sports 0

The Exectioner’s Execution

The Exectioner’s Execution

The sum of everything put too much weight on his shoulders that he could barely got up and beat the 20-second count. This was supposed to be his last fight in boxing, a farewell party to his hall of fame career. [...]

December 21, 2016 Jess Matthew Beltran boxing 0

The Realist Tarik Black

The Realist Tarik Black

After getting a college scholarship to play in University of Memphis, Tarik Black knows his opportunity is short lived. Having been cut numerous times while in middle school and came so close in giving up basketball after being mocked by his peers. [...]

December 2, 2016 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, NBA, NBA files 0

Luke Walton’s Motivation

Luke Walton’s Motivation

During his interim gig with the Warriors, college coaches and scouts came in to practice with their pens and notepads out, hoping to get some noteworthy plays, and yet they ended up disappointed with the loud music playing on the gym and players doing half court shots and having fun. [...]

November 19, 2016 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, NBA, NBA files 0