The UAAP Volleyball saw defending champion, Nazareth School of National University (NU) deliver a fatal blow to Far Eastern University (FEU)-Diliman. This is also FEU’s first loss with a 25-18, 20-25, 25-18, 21-25, 17-15 victory in the UAAP Season 85 high school boys’ volleyball tournament at the Paco Arena Tuesday.
This season’s NBA Slam Dunk Contest saw many firsts based only on one exception and that is the amazingly unbelievable skills shown by Mac McClung. For the first time, the NBA invited a G-league player (more on this later on) to the Slam Dunk Contest. This is also the first time that a G-league player Slam Dunk Champion albeit in an excellent manner.
Nothing like seeing how the sharpshooters of the NBA battle it out at the 2023 NBA All-Star 3-Point Contest held this year in Salt Lake City, Utah. Hard to take your eyes off the spectacle when they each deliver unbelievable feats of three-pointer shots that are difficult to execute as a regular human being.
It was a welcome win and a critical one at that. The defending champion Barangay Ginebra was able to squash a win on the match with stunned Blackwater finishing off with an impressive score of 119-93. This win came after a two-game miss in the Philippine Basketball Association Governors’ Cup last Sunday, December 19, 2023.
The FIBA Basketball World Cup has delayed the 48th season opening to October — or after the Asian Games. This means that the annual draft will take place sometime in September.
The move to have this done was approved by the Philippine Basketball Association’s Board of Governors since the FIBA World Cup will conclude on the 10th of September.