Smart, PeSO, and eSNAP back first Pacific Pro-Am NBA 2K20 Tournament

Mobile services provider Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) has teamed up with the Philippine eSports Organization (PeSO) and the eSports National Association of the Philippines (eSNAP) to further champion the nation’s bid for basketball dominance by supporting the country’s representatives to the first-ever Pacific Pro-Am Tournament featuring NBA 2K20. On the heels of the recent FIBA…

DROPPED: NBA 2K21 current-gen demo

2K today released the NBA 2K21 current-generation demo for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch. This year’s demo includes four playable teams. Tap into your Mamba mentality with Kobe Bryant and the All-Time Lakers, experience greatness with the iconic Bill Russell and the All-Time Celtics or dominate the court through Giannis Antetokounmpo and Kawhi…

Kobe’s legacy celebrated in Nike’s new film ‘Better’

Nike Philippines will honor the legacy of Kobe Bryant (1978 – 2020) with Mamba Week 23 – 27 August. The week of programming brings together athletes, communities, inspiration and innovation which commemorate his enduring legacy and transcendent Mamba Mentality. Mamba Mentality is about getting better, every day, in everything we do. In his own words,…

Gatorade joins first ever NBA Republika Playoffs Party

As the high-octane basketball action of the NBA goes underway in the commencement of the highly-awaited 2020 Playoffs, Filipino fans got a taste of what they’d been missing out on in the first-ever NBA Republika Playoffs Party. Held last August 17 on Facebook Live, the NBA Republika Playoffs Party is the latest result of the…

3 The Hard Way: NBA playoffs, Game 1 studs, and Nike Dunks

The NBA Playoffs are here and BuhayBasket highlights some of the series openers in the first round, including the Game 1 upsets of the Bucks and Lakers. Also in this episode of 3 THE HARD WAY is the local release details of the Nike Dunk Low “Samba”.

Mamba Mentality Live with Nike PH athletes

Nike will kick off Mamba Week on August 23 to honor Kobe Bryant’s legacy. As part of the week-long celebration, Nike Philippines is hosting a Zoom Webinar that will feature Jimmy Alapag, Kiefer Ravena, Camille Clarin and Kat Tan. The four will all share their personal Kobe experiences and what Mamba Mentality has taught them….

What you need to know about Nike’s Mamba Week

Note: The following was written for Buhay Basket The sudden and tragic passing of Kobe Bryant back in January brought the entire world to a halt. The news that he, along with his daughter Gianna Bryant and seven others, died in a fatal helicopter crash just as he was getting his post-retirement life together was…

3 THE HARD WAY: NBA playoff push, Republika Party, Jordan 5s

Back for another episode of 3 THE HARD WAY! This week, Buhay Basket explains the tight playoff race in the Western Conference, the upcoming first ever NBA Republika Pilipinas Party featuring NBA champions and former Lakers Glen Rice and Brian Shaw, and the latest Jordan 5 release, the “Ghost Green” aka “Alternate Bel-Air”.

First NBA Republika Playoffs Party with Glen Rice and Brian Shaw

The NBA announced today that NBA champion Glen Rice, G League coach Brian Shaw and an NBA G League player will participate in the first NBA Republika Playoffs Party on Aug. 17. The NBA Republika Playoffs Party will be livestreamed beginning 8:00 p.m. PHT on the NBA Philippines Facebook page.  The virtual event will feature a combination…

PBA Basketball Slam game coming to PC

Ranida Games is excited to announce that PBA Basketball Slam: Arcade Edition, the PC version of the popular mobile game Basketball Slam 2020 which features the teams and players of Philippine Basketball Association, will be released this month on Steam Early Access. PBA Basketball Slam: Arcade Edition is a 2-on-2 arcade-style full court basketball game…