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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

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

Lamarcus Aldridge and the Power of Persuasion

Lamarcus Aldridge and the Power of Persuasion

I don’t know how Kobe and the Lakers presented, but maybe it was something that Aldridge want to hear but never got anything in return. [...]

July 2, 2015 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, NBA, NBA files 0

How David Robinson Changed the San Antonio Spurs

How David Robinson Changed the San Antonio Spurs

David Robinson made a decision that no other superstar could have done - he sacrifices everything and gave his team to the two-year all-star, Tim Duncan. [...]

June 17, 2014 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, NBA, NBA files, sports 0

The San Antonio Spurs and Rocky Balboa

The San Antonio Spurs and Rocky Balboa

The scene looks like a Rocky movie; the older Rocky goes out for one last time against the young and current champion. [...]

June 5, 2014 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, NBA, NBA files, sports 0

NBA Finals aftermath: Will the San Antonio Spurs be an exciting team?

NBA Finals aftermath: Will the San Antonio Spurs be an exciting team?

For fifteen years, with all the accolades and titles, people tend to turn off their TVs when the Spurs are playing. [...]

June 21, 2013 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, NBA, NBA files, sports 0

San Antonio Spurs: Manu Ginobili’s last chance

San Antonio Spurs: Manu Ginobili’s last chance

Manu Ginobili is like the old veteran boxer that somehow found his groove and his second wind to rally himself to one last victory. [...]

June 17, 2013 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, NBA, NBA files 0

San Antonio Spurs: Tony Parker’s MVP case

San Antonio Spurs: Tony Parker’s MVP case

Tony Parker could have been part of the top five draft pick way back. College teams like UCLA or Georgia Tech wanted Parker to play for them. However, Tony opted in to play professional basketball in France. [...]

March 1, 2013 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, NBA, NBA files 0

San Antonio Spurs Can Win It All with Tim Duncan Leading the Way

San Antonio Spurs Can Win It All with Tim Duncan Leading the Way

Three more wins, and the Spurs will be back into a familiar stage. Tim is already an old warrior, while Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili have a few more springs on their legs. This would be the last push for a championship, and standing their way are the Oklahoma City Thunders, who followed the Spurs' [...]

May 28, 2012 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, NBA, NBA files 0