The truth is hard to swallow. But you have to swallow it anyway.

Basketball supremacy is not really destined to get by the Filipinos. We may say that have victories in the past, but it's not relevant anymore. Besides, most of those victories we have had in basketball since the olden days were limited to Asian tournaments. And the fourth place we had at a World Championship in the 1950s was, although commendable, not really something to be used as a motivation to be in the top 10 in the sports. The wind's direction has completely shifted. This territory now belongs to China, Korea and some Middle East countries. Take a look at the 7'6 Yao Ming who toyed with Asi Taulava last Asian Games. What about Korea's 7'4 Ha Seung Jin who couldn't be stopped by our prayers? Even James Yap, our best shooter today, couldn't catch up. How then can we possibly beat these guys and confine them back to playing ping pong other than basketball?

Ha Seung Jin: You want to beat us? Eat lots of Kimchi!


We need to become taller! Basketball is 75 percent about height! It is something that we Filipinos lack.

But why height? Basketball is not just about height, you may protest. I know, but it's like saying a ridiculously skinny model can win eating contest against a sumo wrestler. You can't be serious pitting David against Goliath in a game of basketball, right? There are three areas in basketball where taller guy is at advantage against a smaller guy. Rebounding, scoring and defending. Although scoring is the area one is always not sure about, rebounding and defending are totally different. Once you control these departments, only sudden bouts of retardation can make you lose a game (e.g. you all forgot you had a scheduled game that day). How can you win a game when you can't even attempt to shoot for fear of getting blocked? How can you win a game when you know you would just be tiring yourself out jumping and jumping up for the ball that is already in your taller opponent's hand?



The story of my schoolmate serves as an example. For a time, he was so good, a talented guy who could have been given a chance to play for PBA (at least that's what we believed). He could shoot, rebound, defend and pass very well. People encouraged him to play for a varsity, which he eventually did, when he accepted an offer from an impressed varsity to play with them. We paid handsomely to get the best front row seat so we can watch him closely in action on his first game and, perhaps, have the face to cheer for him. But like the audience who felt like sinking in their seats watching Binibining Pilipinas candidate Janina San Miguel, we half-closed our eyes as we watched him played the worst, pathetic game in his life. It was like a nightmare. He, who used to score at will against players in our Barangay, could not even score a single point against varsity players. But how, if you may ask? Didn't I say he was good? He was. But well, unfortunately, he was, from head to toe, a Filipino with a height of, what else, a Filipino. He was 5'4! Just two inches taller than Jose Rizal. That made an effing difference! He couldn't drive into the basket without getting stopped and blocked. He couldn't defend either (try guarding a six footer). And while he could jump higher than a normal guy, it was embarrassingly useless against a six footer who could jump as high as he could. To make this goddamn story short, he was benched for all season and never even got the chance to hold the tournament's ball again other than his! The last time I heard about him, he was playing serious chess with his niece.

Playing chess is fun. No goddamn loudmouthed coach, no disgustingly sweating teammate, and definitely no height requirement!


Now that we have identified the problem, it's time to solve it. If it's all about height, then the solution lies in, err, becoming taller of course(what else, stupid!). I enumerated the solutions I found to become taller as to play and win a basketball game. I actually managed to squeeze it into three types, deciding against my previous plan of stuffing this entry with nonsensical adjective-filled sentences just to be called an awesome blogger.

1)Take Vitamins! --- If we wanna grow taller so we can ram ourselves against the Great walls of China, then it's time to take our vitamins and some supplements. One of which is Vitamin A which is required very badly to promote the growth and strengthen our bones. Certain supplements such as calcium and Vitamin D are also helpful to make those bones stretched like rubber band (see Monkey D. Luffy of One Piece). Taking glucosamine and chondroitin are also helpful, said one user in a forum named “DrQuack2009” (let's just trust the Internet, can we?). Vitamin C is also good as researchers working for a Vitamin C manufacturer have recently discovered (they are also finding another discovery about condom which they will release in the future once their new condom is sold in public). B1 and B12 are also good, as they are found in growth-taller products. Taking Vitamin E and Vitamin K can also help. And don't forget Vitamin B6. In short, just take all those goddamn vitamins!!!

2)Wear rubber shoes with thick soles and high heels --- Bingo! This is the easiest time-tested trick I could think of. Though it could empty their pocket in one shopping, this is the closest thing to making them feel like inches taller, so it's worth it. Besides, our players get as much as P300,000 a month cursing spectators and “cooking” some games, so spending a little over P5,000 won't hurt them that much. Rumor has it that Ryan Agoncillo, who stands at 5'6, used this kind of trick to avoid getting bullied by his girlfriends (I wonder if this is effective against Judy Ann Santos' massive arms, though). John Prats has also tried this while with Heart Evangelista, but I presumed Jericho Rosales wore much higher shoes than his. Just imagine the situation when our players are playing one on one against a guy five inches taller than they are. Now their rebounding ability is going to be equal to that of their taller opponents. And not only they can defend squarely against him, they can also intimidate him by showing how their big shoes can crush their feet. When things heat up inside the court and all hell break loose---they know what to do with their new shoes. To be honest, we have high percentage of winning in a riot than in basketball. So we're actually hitting two birds with one stone here.

3)Bribe the referee! ---I don't know why I tired myself out thinking about the previous two bullshit solutions when frankly speaking, those are nothing compared to this. When all “legal” ways have been exhausted and their freaking opponents are still unfairly determined to embarrass the team in front of millions of Filipinos watching inside the court and at home, then it's time to use our trump card---bribe the referees! This is the secret all those stupid people are ignorant of: it's the referees who control the game! Remember that the final decision about fouls, scoring, rebounding, assisting, blocks, line, etc. lie in the hands of referees. It's even their goddamn call to throw players, coaches, managers and consultants out of the game. Bribery is where we Filipinos are best at, and we'll be doing ourselves a really huge favor if we can utilize it not just in the local arena but in international scene as well. All we need are dollars which we can ask from the FG (he's going to get it from our taxes anyway). But first, we need to spot who among the referees are hungry or greedy... or both. I learned this from GMA herself, when she did her aging generals huge favor in return of their loyalty, thereby controlling the AFP completely. We can certainly do it with referees who are underpaid like most rank and file employees in this country are. These type of guys are easily controlled. Let's control those who control the game. Man, I'm so genius.

If these three still don't work, then let our players just play their own goddamn balls. After all, Filipinos are also good at it.

To play with the balls, you sometimes need to use your tongue!

26 comments:

Anonymous said...

[u][b]Xrumer[/b][/u]

[b]Xrumer SEO Professionals

As Xrumer experts, we secure been using [url=http://www.xrumer-seo.com]Xrumer[/url] for the benefit of a sustained immediately now and grasp how to harness the enormous power of Xrumer and build it into a Banknotes machine.

We also yield the cheapest prices on the market. Diverse competitors will expect 2x or temperate 3x and a lot of the continuously 5x what we pervade you. But we have faith in providing gigantic help at a debilitated affordable rate. The unbroken direct attention to of purchasing Xrumer blasts is because it is a cheaper alternative to buying Xrumer. So we train to stifle that contemplating in mind and provide you with the cheapest censure possible.

Not simply do we cause the most successfully prices but our turnaround heyday for your Xrumer posting is super fast. We intention take your posting done to come you distinguish it.

We also provide you with a roundish log of successful posts on contrary forums. So that you can see over the extent of yourself the power of Xrumer and how we hold harnessed it to gain your site.[/b]


[b]Search Engine Optimization

Using Xrumer you can expect to see thousands upon thousands of backlinks exchange for your site. Tons of the forums that your Place you settle upon be posted on bear exalted PageRank. Having your tie-in on these sites can categorically expropriate found up some cover quality endorse links and genuinely aid your Alexa Rating and Google PageRank rating utterly the roof.

This is making your position more and more popular. And with this inflate in popularity as familiarly as PageRank you can envisage to witness your site really downright gamy in those Search Locomotive Results.
Above

The amount of traffic that can be obtained nearby harnessing the power of Xrumer is enormous. You are publishing your locality to tens of thousands of forums. With our higher packages you may still be publishing your site to HUNDREDS of THOUSANDS of forums. Imagine 1 mail on a all the rage forum disposition almost always cotton on to a leave 1000 or so views, with communicate 100 of those people visiting your site. These days assume tens of thousands of posts on popular forums all getting 1000 views each. Your traffic longing associate because of the roof.

These are all targeted visitors that are interested or bizarre about your site. Imagine how divers sales or leads you can execute with this great figure up of targeted visitors. You are line for line stumbling upon a goldmine primed to be picked and profited from.

Reminisce over, Shipping is Money.
[/b]

BECOME ENTHUSIASTIC ABOUT YOUR CHEAPLY BURST TODAY:


http://www.xrumer-seo.com

Jan 28, 2010, 2:33:00 AM  
Anonymous said...

Confirmation Our Uncouth Prices at www.Pharmashack.com, The Famed [b][url=http://www.pharmashack.com]Online Chemist's [/url][/b] To [url=http://www.pharmashack.com]Buy Viagra[/url] Online ! You Can also Apex to Life-and-death Deals When You [url=http://www.pharmashack.com/en/item/cialis.html]Buy Cialis[/url] and When You You [url=http://www.pharmashack.com/en/item/levitra.html]Buy Levitra[/url] Online. We Also Perform wrong in a Signal Generic [url=http://www.pharmashack.com/en/item/phentermine.html]Phentermine[/url] In shore up of Your Sustenance ! We Hawk Name brand [url=http://www.pharmashack.com/en/item/viagra.html]Viagra[/url] and Also [url=http://www.pharmashack.com/en/item/generic_viagra.html]Generic Viagra[/url] !

Feb 5, 2010, 8:58:00 AM  
Anonymous said...

Infatuation casinos? authenticate this grassy [url=http://www.realcazinoz.com]casino[/url] pilot and bond on up online casino games like slots, blackjack, roulette, baccarat and more at www.realcazinoz.com .
you can also bear witness to our untrained [url=http://freecasinogames2010.webs.com]casino[/url] orientate at http://freecasinogames2010.webs.com and seize corporeal folding metamorphose !
another inventive [url=http://www.ttittancasino.com]casino spiele[/url] set of events is www.ttittancasino.com , pro german gamblers, pick up a away the wide of the mark way in manumitted online casino bonus.

Feb 5, 2010, 1:12:00 PM  
Anonymous said...

Someone deleted a variety of links from load2all and netload servers.

From now, we will use www.tinyurlalternative.com as our default [url=http://www.tinyurlalternative.com]url shortener[/url], so every url will be there and visible for everyone.

You can pick out from many great [url=http://kfc.ms]short url[/url] names like:

kfc.ms easysharelink.info jumpme.info megauploadlink.info megavideolink.info mygamelink.info myrapidsharelink.info mytorrentlink.info myurlshortener.com mywarezlink.info urlredirect.info urlshrinker.info weblinkshortener.com youtubelink.info and many others.

They include over 60 different ready domains and the [url=http://myurlshortener.com]url shortener[/url] service work well for free without any registration needed.

So we assume it is good notion and propose you to use [url=http://urlredirect.info]url redirect[/url] service too!

Thank you.

Feb 19, 2010, 2:54:00 AM  
Anonymous said...

I'm new around here, seems like a cool place though. I'll be around a bit, more of a lurker than a poster though :)
[url=http://acai-berries-and-weight-loss.wetpaint.com]Acai Berry[/url]
Acai Berries
Acai Berry
http://acai-berries-and-weight-loss.wetpaint.com
Acai Berry

Feb 20, 2010, 4:40:00 PM  
Anonymous said...

[b]Website Traffic[/b]

A new way to get traffic to your website. Not only will you get loads of [url=http://www.fastpixeltraffic.com/]traffic[/url] more and more everyday you will also get backlinks with all the other sites on the [url=http://www.fastpixeltraffic.com/]grid[/url] getting you a better search engine ranking which will get you even more [url=http://www.fastpixeltraffic.com/]website traffic[/url].Get on the pixel grid today and let the traffic come to you.Taking the internet by storm.The new way to advertise.

Visit: http://www.fastpixeltraffic.com/

Mar 4, 2010, 4:22:00 AM  
Anonymous said...

It isn't hard at all to start making money online in the undercover world of [URL=http://www.www.blackhatmoneymaker.com]blackhat ppc[/URL], Don’t feel silly if you don't know what blackhat is. Blackhat marketing uses not-so-popular or not-so-known avenues to generate an income online.

Mar 11, 2010, 9:57:00 AM  
Anonymous said...

http://www.betextremesoft.com/

Mar 19, 2010, 12:28:00 PM  
Anonymous said...

Configuration the unpitying with two backs casinos? sift through this untrained [url=http://www.realcazinoz.com]casino[/url] president and horseplay online casino games like slots, blackjack, roulette, baccarat and more at www.realcazinoz.com .
you can also prevent our aesthetic [url=http://freecasinogames2010.webs.com]casino[/url] orientate at http://freecasinogames2010.webs.com and compensate in realized folding spondulix !
another late-model [url=http://www.ttittancasino.com]casino spiele[/url] livelihood is www.ttittancasino.com , in compensation german gamblers, consequence as a be revealed sooner than well-wishing online casino bonus.

Mar 24, 2010, 1:45:00 PM  
Anonymous said...

http://www.pornvideoonline.info

www.pornvideodownload.info

http://www.pornvideotorrent.info/

http://www.gaypornonline.info/

http://www.teenpornonline.info/

http://www.freepornvideosonline.info

www.bestpornvideo.info

[url=http://www.pornvideoonline.info]Porn video online[/url]
[url=http://www.pornvideodownload.info]Porn video download[/url]
[url=http://www.pornvideotorrent.info]Porn video torrent[/url]
[url=http://www.gaypornonline.info]Gay porn online[/url]
[url=http://www.teenpornonline.info]Teen porn online[/url]
[url=http://www.freepornvideosonline.info]Free porn videos online[/url]
[url=http://www.bestpornvideo.info]Best porn video[/url]

Mar 27, 2010, 7:46:00 AM  
Anonymous said...

Hi i am new on here. I find this board very useful & its helped me tonns. i hope to be able to give something back and help others like its helped me.

I enjoy [url=http://watch-family-guy-free.warlordz.co.uk]watch family guy episodes[/url] this helps kill some of time.

Thanks allot, See you around.

May 1, 2010, 1:44:00 AM  
Anonymous said...

internet jobs http://www.333eur.com

Jun 17, 2010, 8:46:00 AM  
Anonymous said...

resource for [b]buy software for windows[/b] are available at:

buy software for windows
[url=http://www.buysoftwareforwindows.com]buy software for windows[/url]

[url=http://www.buysoftwareforwindows.com/products/buy-magnifier/productpage.php]buy magnifier[/url]

buy dvd to 3gp converter

Jul 13, 2010, 5:38:00 AM  
Anonymous said...

url for [b]download software for windows[/b] is available here:

download software for windows
[url=http://www.downloadsoftwareforwindows.com]download software for windows[/url]

[url=http://www.downloadsoftwareforwindows.com/products/download-video-to-flv-converter/productpage.php]download video to flv converter[/url]

download dvd to zune converter

Jul 14, 2010, 2:47:00 AM  
Anonymous said...

link to [b]software downloads[/b] is reachable at:

Windows YouTube downloader
[url=http://www.1800soft.com]Windows YouTube downloader[/url]

betting software
[url=http://www.betextremesoft.com]betting software[/url]

buy software for windows
[url=http://www.buysoftwareforwindows.com]buy software for windows[/url]

download software for windows
[url=http://www.downloadsoftwareforwindows.com]download software for windows[/url]

Download Youtube Videos
[url=http://www.downloadyoutubevideos.co.uk]Download Youtube Videos[/url]

FLV to AVI converter
[url=http://www.flvtoavi.co.uk]FLV to AVI[/url]

DVD ripper
[url=http://www.flvtodvd.com]DVD ripper[/url]

Video converter
[url=http://www.hollydollyvideo.com]Video converter[/url]

Home video converter software
[url=http://www.homevideopage.com]Home video software[/url]

Poker software
[url=http://www.pokerwinningvideo.com]Poker video software[/url]

Shark Video Downloader
[url=http://www.sharkvideopage.com]Shark Video Downloader software[/url]

Simplest YouTube Internet Video Downloader
[url=http://www.simplestutils.com]Watermark Software[/url]

Popular screensavers
[url=http://www.popularscreensaverpage.com]Popular Screensaver[/url]

Hyper YouTube Magic Tool XXX
[url=http://www.andromedaapps.com]Hyper YouTube Magic Tool XXX[/url]

Free FLV converter
[url=http://www.cassiopeiasoft.com]Free FLV converter[/url]

Working YouTube downloader
[url=http://www.pegasusapps.com]Working YouTube downloader[/url]

Jul 15, 2010, 8:39:00 AM  
Anonymous said...

top [url=http://www.001casino.com/]casino online[/url] brake the latest [url=http://www.casinolasvegass.com/]casino games[/url] autonomous no consign bonus at the chief [url=http://www.baywatchcasino.com/]baywatchcasino
[/url].

Jan 7, 2013, 3:13:00 PM  
Anonymous said...

review of table for 6 dating http://loveepicentre.com/faq.php love online dating

Jan 15, 2013, 11:29:00 PM  
Saeed Zia said...

Latest Hot Entertainment News, Latest updata about Bollywood, hollywood, pakistani Girls
hotentertainnews.blogspot.com

Jan 23, 2013, 4:12:00 PM  
Anonymous said...

[url=http://loveepicentre.com/advice.php][img]http://loveepicentre.com/uploades/photos/11.jpg[/img][/url]
jehovahs wittness single dating site [url=http://loveepicentre.com/articles.php]up market dating[/url] speed dating meetup phoenix
netherland bbw singles dating [url=http://loveepicentre.com/]online dating site complaints[/url] dating canada sex for japanese
advice for dating divorcees [url=http://loveepicentre.com/faq.php]music singles albums dating[/url] top 10 newest online dating sites

Feb 6, 2013, 10:42:00 AM  
Anonymous said...

[url=http://www.payloansonline.com]payday advance loans[/url]
This is the best way to get all your health products online like green coffee, african mango, phen375 and others. Visit now

[url=http://provillus-reviews.weebly.com/]Provillus[/url]

Feb 10, 2013, 6:11:00 AM  
Saeed Zia said...

Jobs at your Home, Internet Online Jobs like data entry, copy pasting, Form Filling, Facebook Sharing Jobs, Clicking Jobs, Web Surfing, Google Jobs and Much More Earning Systems Online
www.jobzcorner.com

Feb 10, 2013, 9:55:00 PM  
Anonymous said...

Alluring vixen Celine Maxima gets to be a really hard, great racing out of Darren David with his fantastic major dark magicstick [url=http://www.xvideos.com/video1853142/hot_european_fingers_pussy]Belle Lauren & GiannaMichaels -- Lesbian Picture[/url] Hotties Karma Thunderstorm and also Sasha Rae reveal an important clingy wang during this rough outdoors and also outrageous bonk on the surface , Redhead hits meticulously nevertheless steadily Any tobacco incredibly hot purple went slut having buoyant breasts truly does a good indicate as a result of performing your plastic plaything straight into the girl's cunt for that cam http://www.xvideos.com/video1715466/asian_edition_high_heel_adventure_-_scene_3_-_pandemonium. Busty teen amateur POV fuck , Orgasm parched russian mom stinks the woman's partner's pounding very hard cock, licks each individual lower from comfy orgasm.

Feb 16, 2013, 1:51:00 AM  
Anonymous said...

gnu project free software foundation http://buyoem.co.uk/product-37010/Nomad-Jukebox-2-Wine taxact 2001 review software [url=http://buyoem.co.uk/fr/category-10/Internet]wide format indexing software[/url] wood makers cad cam software
[url=http://buyoem.co.uk/product-36194/Microsoft-Windows-7-Ultimate-x64-French]Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate x64 French - Software Store[/url] best free photo recovery software
[url=http://buyoem.co.uk/product-36587/Microsoft-Windows-7-Ultimate-x32-Swedish][img]http://buyoem.co.uk/image/2.gif[/img][/url]

Feb 24, 2013, 1:05:00 PM  
Anonymous said...

[url=http://certifiedpharmacy.co.uk/products/accutane.htm][img]http://onlinemedistore.com/3.jpg[/img][/url]
clayman pharmacy http://certifiedpharmacy.co.uk/products/tenormin.htm acpe iv certified pharmacy technician [url=http://certifiedpharmacy.co.uk/refer-a-friend.htm]pharmacy technician examining board[/url]
online pharmacy rjcress http://certifiedpharmacy.co.uk/products/trazodone.htm fulcrum pharmacy [url=http://certifiedpharmacy.co.uk/products/relafen.htm]relafen[/url]
lloyds pharmacy independant living for everyone http://certifiedpharmacy.co.uk/products/levaquin.htm hbs pharmacy software [url=http://certifiedpharmacy.co.uk/catalogue/e.htm]village pharmacy in amarillo texas[/url]
pharmacy scams in new york city http://certifiedpharmacy.co.uk/products/atarax.htm colorado pharmacy license [url=http://certifiedpharmacy.co.uk/products/diflucan.htm]diflucan[/url]

Apr 7, 2013, 12:17:00 PM  
Anonymous said...

[url=http://fdaapproved.co.uk/catalogue/g.htm][img]http://onlinemedistore.com/2.jpg[/img][/url]
pharmacy omeprazole http://fdaapproved.co.uk/products/nizoral.htm western state pharmacy consulting [url=http://fdaapproved.co.uk/products/femcare.htm]kingwood pharmacy[/url]
senior pharmacy technician job description http://fdaapproved.co.uk/categories/skin-care.htm pharmacy technicians evaluating results [url=http://fdaapproved.co.uk/products/depakote.htm]depakote[/url]
long term care pharmacy washington http://fdaapproved.co.uk/categories/cardiovascular.htm mexican pharmacy viagra [url=http://fdaapproved.co.uk/products/ed-discount-pack-3.htm]iowa state board of pharmacy[/url]
brooks pharmacy derry new hamphire http://fdaapproved.co.uk/products/brahmi.htm pharmacy and midyear [url=http://fdaapproved.co.uk/products/levlen.htm]levlen[/url]

Apr 24, 2013, 9:08:00 AM  
Angat Pilipinas Coalition for Financial Literacy said...

Well, Philippines is going to the World Championships in Spain next year. And China, Jordan,, QatarJapan, Taiwan players will be glued to their TV sets.

Sep 9, 2013, 3:47:00 PM  
MARVEL and SPIDER-MAN: TM & 2007 Marvel Characters, Inc. Motion Picture © 2007 Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. All Rights Reserved. 2007 Sony Pictures Digital Inc. All rights reserved. blogger template by blog forum