Sunday, August 31, 2014

Jeff Chan hit 4 out of 6 threes vs Croatia. VIDEO:

Jeff Chan hit 17 points and connected on 4 out of 6 threes vs Croatia. Gilas is hoping he'll do the same, maybe even more, against Greece. MH

Watch out for Greece's Kostas Kaimakoglou. VIDEO:

Watch out for Greece's Kostas Kaimakoglou. He's the 6-9 guy with the beard. Sort of Greek James Harden. He scored a team-high 17 points, made 5 out of 7 threes and grabbed a team-high 8 rebounds in 22 minutes against Senegal. MH

PostGame from Aug 28 - What kind of Gilas fan will you be? VIDEO:

Sharing with you PostGame segment during Sportsdesk last August 28. Right before the start of the 2014 FIBA World Cup, we asked, "What kind of Gilas fan will you be?" MH

Gilas vs Croatia - Official Game Highlights by FIBA. VIDEO:

Gilas vs Croatia Official Game Highlights from featuring Marc Pingris, Andray Blatche, Jeff Chan, June Mar Fajardo and our Gilas World-Court Advantage. MH

Monday, August 25, 2014

Fan gets Manchester United tattoo...on his forehead!!! PHOTO:

If you think you're a hardcore fan of your sports team, you might want to think again. First, this guy gets a Manchester United tattoo...on his forehead!!! Then, he officially changes his name to...Mr. Manchester United. Now that's a hardcore fan. And thanks to his name and tattoo, he has no choice really, but to be a fan for life. Click on the links to learn more about Mr. Man U. MH

Friday, August 22, 2014

Converse Weapon is back. Check out Converse Weapon commercials from the 80s. VIDEO:

The icon is back. Converse is releasing the "re-mastered" Converse Weapon. Sweet. And if you watched Magic Johnson versus Larry Bird in the eighties, you dreamt about these. Even with the updated look, staring at the 2014 Weapon brings me back to the days of Lakers Showtime and Larry Legend. Check details on

Let me take you back to the glorious Converse Weapon Era through these just-as-iconic commercials:

As a bonus, here's Dr. J Julius Erving, Magic Johnson and Larry Bird in another popular 80's Converse commercial:

Sunday, August 17, 2014

#MakeUpTransformation - Simon The Thriller Miller. PHOTO:

One of the best #MakeUpTransformation posts I've seen. From Simon Atkins to Willie Miller in 4 easy steps. Effortless. MH

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Japeth Aguilar dunks on France's Ian Mahinmi. VIDEO:

An aggressive second half performance by Nic Batum and timely conversions by Joffrey Lauvergne and Antoine Diot allowed France to stop Gilas, 75-68, during the Antibes International Basketball Tournament. However, France's Ian Mahinmi couldn't stop Japeth Aguilar on this play. Nice pass LA Tenorio. MH

Friday, August 15, 2014

New Kevin Durant Nike Commercial for Foot Locker. VIDEO:

Kevin Durant is challenging you to be THE BADD35T in this Nike commercial for Foot Locker. MH

PostGame on SportsDesk - UAAP First Round Recap. VIDEO:

We did a UAAP First Round Recap during the weekly PostGame segment on Sportsdesk last August 14, 2014. MH

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Foot Locker Short Memory Part 1 and 2 with James Harden, Charles Barkley, Scottie Pippen and Landon Donovan. VIDEO:

Foot Locker just released Part 2 of the Foot Locker Short Memory commercials. Part 1 featured James Harden, Charles Barkley and "the greatest Chicago Bull of all time" Scottie Pippen. Part 2 features James Harden and football star Landon Donovan who still thinks he played in the World Cup. MH 

Monday, August 11, 2014

Jason Sudeikis is back as Coach Ted Lasso. VIDEO:

What happens when an all-American coach who knows nothing about football goes all-in for English Premier League football? Coach Ted Lasso happens! Jason Sudeikis as Coach Ted Lasso is back! And if I ever get to cover a football match as commentator, I might end up making the exact same mistakes. MH 

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Friday, August 8, 2014

PostGame on SportsDesk - Azkals and social media. VIDEO:

Was back on SportsDesk last night for this week's PostGame segment. Last night's topic: The Azkals and Team Dynamics in the age of Social Media. MH

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Michael Jordan vs Kobe Bryant - Identical Plays Trilogy. VIDEO:
Not sure which is more impressive: that Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant appear to have the same killer moves -- so similar it's borderline scary -- or the monstrous effort it took to find the identical moves between Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant to complete this trilogy. MH

Monday, August 4, 2014

Kiefer Ravena high-fives invisible teammates. VIDEO:

Great job by highonhoops on YouTube! When you're The Phenom, you can go ahead and high-five, mid-five or low-five invisible teammates. MH

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Kyrie Irving commercial for Skullcandy. VIDEO:

We're going to see more and more of these: athletes endorsing headphones. Remember that epic Beats commercial for the FIFA World Cup with Neymar and LeBron? Well, here's LeBron's new teammate, Kyrie Irving, with a new commercial for Skullcandy. MH

Friday, August 1, 2014

Goosebumps moment for Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully. The Legend! VIDEO:

When the Los Angeles Dodgers announced that legendary broadcaster Vin Scully was coming back to cover his 66th season --- yes, 66th!!!! --- with the Dodgers next year, the crowd gave him a standing ovation. Goosebumps! That's the strongest connection you'll ever see between a team, its fans and its broadcaster. Grabe. 66 seasons with one team - from Brooklyn to Los Angeles! And at 87 years old, Vin Scully remains the best on-air storyteller in sports. An absolute Living Legend. MH