Friday 17th November 2017,
Sports Alchemist
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Basketball

Special Report: Gilas Pilipinas

Special Report: Gilas Pilipinas

But somehow, somewhere along that line, “Puso” could only get us to the right road, but not the destination. We fought 2 silvers in FIBA Asia and we almost scored an upset against France but those things are only as good as it gets. When the hype died down, and the emotions sinks in, second [...]

October 15, 2016 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, Gilas, Special Report, sports 0

KG and The Ball

KG and The Ball

55,000 minutes in the game, pulling more defensive rebounds than any other player in NBA history. His intensity is borderline insanity, his uncanny work ethic is unimaginable and he has been doing that for 21 years… [...]

September 24, 2016 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, NBA, NBA files 0

Isaiah Thomas’ Business

Isaiah Thomas’ Business

This is mostly Isaiah Thomas’ life, from being picked as the last player in the 2011 draft. For everyone who doubted if he could have a lucrative career or even a decent contract in the NBA [...]

September 8, 2016 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, NBA, NBA files 0

Kwame Brown Stood Out

Kwame Brown Stood Out

With a lot of uncertainty and a golden opportunity to finally help his family, Kwame gambled and took the chance to forego college [...]

August 3, 2016 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, NBA, NBA files, sports 0

Goodbye Tim…

Goodbye Tim…

He came into the league without fanfare, without the baggy shorts, heavy tattoos and unprecedented hype. And now after 19 years he goes out the same way he started. [...]

July 12, 2016 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, NBA, NBA files, sports 0

Dwyane Wade’s heartbreaking story

Dwyane Wade’s heartbreaking story

Nobody in the NBA right now sacrifice so much of himself that he left everything, his heart and soul for a team to win championships. [...]

July 7, 2016 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, NBA, NBA files, sports 0

Kevin Durant’s “The Decision”

Kevin Durant’s “The Decision”

For years KD embraced the one team legacy that Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant had done on their respective careers. Winning a championship on the same team that drafted you is the ultimate goal. [...]

July 4, 2016 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, NBA, NBA files, sports 0

The Thon Question

The Thon Question

Thon is still a mystery to a lot of NBA executives. NBA scouts are unsure if he was really born in 1997 as claimed. [...]

June 24, 2016 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, NBA, NBA files, sports 0

Cleveland’s Destiny

Cleveland’s Destiny

After his infamous “Decision” in leaving Cleveland, he went back and made a promised that he would give them a championship. Something, that was never been done by any sports team in Cleveland for 52 years. [...]

June 20, 2016 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, NBA, NBA files, sports 0

Special Report: Lebron’s throne

Special Report: Lebron’s throne

With such natural gifts, it was not really about the journey but his ability. When you think about his career, you can’t think about his 2 championships in Miami, but more on the “what ifs”. [...]

June 19, 2016 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, NBA, NBA files, Special Report 0