Back to Basket: Hakeem, MJ, Penny and Vergel Meneses take over 1995

It’s always nice to relive the past, especially when it comes to hoops. With Back to the Basket, BuhayBasket strolls down memory lane and examines notable basketball moments in the past. For their first edition, they travel back to 1995. In this video, we jump into our DeLorean and take a trip to 1995. We…

Ranking teams that lost to the Chicago Bulls in the finals

Everyone’s been talking about “The Last Dance” docu-series so I decided to rank the six teams that Jordan and the ’90s Chicago Bulls beat in the finals: the ’91 Lakers, ’92 Blazers, ’93 Suns, ’96 Sonics, and the ’97 and ’97 Utah Jazz. How would you rank the six teams?

WATCH: Michael Jordan’s inspirational message to Filipino athletes

Michael Jordan, basketball legend and Gatorade ambassador addressed millions of Filipino sportsmen and women in a video message that is sure to inspire basketball-loving Filipinos. In the video, Jordan, the most decorated player to ever grace a basketball hard court, reminded Filipinos that greatness isn’t granted, it is gained, with each triumph earned through hard…

The return of Air Jordan 15

When Michael Jordan announced his retirement for the second time many thought his signature shoe line would end. But Tinker Hatfield continued it with the Air Jordan XV — a design inspired by the North American X-15, a rocket plane used by the United States Air Force and NASA back in the 1960s. Titan now brings back…

Memorable moments from the NBA on Christmas Day

The NBA began playing games on Christmas Day in 1947. This year marks the 69th time with NBA games on the holiday. Here is a look at some memorable moments from NBA Christmases past. 1961 Wilt Chamberlain scored 59 points and grabbed 36 rebounds but his Philadelphia Warriors lost to the New York Knicks 136-135…

Payton thinks guarding Stockton is tougher than guarding Jordan

Gary Payton, who’s popular for his playing days with the Seattle Supersonics, is in the Philippines for the opening of the NBA Store in Cebu City. Payton was one of my favorite NBA players growing up. I really admired the way he approached the game. He was a two-way player that had swag even before…