Tag: Basketball

Twelve Things: Books I Want to Read in 2019

“Twelve Things” is a blog post series in which I feature a list of twelve things that concern a specific topic. The idea behind these posts is a nod to my username “wijangco12” and my favorite number. 1. Basketball: A Love Story by Jackie MacMullan and Rafe Bartholomew How I Discovered the Book: I know Rafe and found out about it from his Twitter. What It’s About: The book is a collection of first-hand accounts from some of the biggest […]

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(S)Portlandia Adventures

This semester, I decided to take an overload semester just for a chance of going to Portland. As difficult as all of the school was at times, I’m glad I did it. I enrolled in a second eight-week Media course called “SportsMedia Industry Immersion” and the class was centered around a week-long trip to Portland scheduled […]

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Thank you, Captain

I thought it was over. It was already a few minutes past 2 p.m. The trade deadline had come, and it seemed as though the Bulls were standing pat despite rumored efforts to deal Pau Gasol. I kept scrolling through my Twitter timeline, though. My sports PR class still hadn’t started yet, so I figured […]

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Farewell, Grantland

I first considered becoming a sports writer my sophomore year of high school, the 2010-2011 school year. That was the year I really started to implement sports (mostly basketball really) into whatever writing I did, even my academic writing. It started with a vocabulary quiz I had in my English Ten Honors class. We had […]

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Yes, I am both a Bulls fan and a LeBron fan

The first sport I can remember being exposed to is basketball. I didn’t grow up with cable television, so the NBA Finals was pretty much all the basketball I would watch for a good chunk of my childhood. But even then, basketball wasn’t the first sport I got involved with. Soccer was the first sport I actually played, […]

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Thoughts on NBA All-Star Weekend 2015

For a long while, I was never able to watch any All-Star events, because my family didn’t have any cable channels that weren’t Filipino channels until around 2006 or 2007, when I first started middle school. Granted, for a while, I didn’t care enough about the NBA yet to really want to watch All-Star events. Obviously, […]

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