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Moi Muri, the basketball GIANT who created huge ripples & inspired his grandson to play

At 61, Moi Muri isn’t a ‘has been.’ He is recognized as a giant in basketball circles, both figuratively and literally.

At full height, Moi Muri, towers at 198 centimeters. 608 more words

October 2: Why Sports-Hijabs Matter!

In May of this year, FIBA came out with a ruling that women who wore head coverings for religious reasons would be allowed to compete professionally and internationally in basketball. 573 more words

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GILAS Pilipinas 101: Who’s Better -- Isaiah Austin or Andre Blatche?

As expected, Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas placed 5th in the recently concluded 2017 FIBA Asia Champions Cup in Chenzhou, China — that is after beating Mono Vampire BC of Thailand, 89-79, where import Isaiah Austin recorded 37 points, 15 boards, 6 assists and 6 blocks. 445 more words

Omri Casspi brings home the W

The scene started during the National Anthem in Tel Aviv. When the 📷 focused on Omri Casspi at the end of the singing, he nearly shed a tear. 904 more words

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2017 FIBA Asia Champions Cup: Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas battles for 5th Place

Fifth place. That’s the highest spot Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas could attain in this tournament as they are scheduled to play Shabab Al-Ahli of Dubai later at 4:45PM in Chenzhou, China. 527 more words