Villanueva, Pingris, Tolomia, Wilson, Macapagal Trade
Romel Adducul is on leave of absence for this coming season and this scenario prompted Purefoods to trade Marc Pingris. Without Adducul, Purefoods don’t have a legitimate center. Omanzie Rodriguez which is another center of Purefoods is still recovering to his ACL injury.
With a heavy heart management of Purefoods Traded Pingris. The trade involved 4 teams, Magnolia traded Villanueva and Willie Wilson to Coca Cola in exchange for Chester Tolomia. Coke then traded Villanueva for Pingris. Then Coke Traded Pingris to Magnolia for a future draft pick. Ginebra traded Mark Macapagal to Coca Cola for Willie Wilson.
Purefoods – Got Villaneuva
Magnolia – Tolomia, Pingris
Coca Cola- Mark Macapagal and future draft pick
Ginebra – Willie Wilson
Rommel Adducul may cancer?
Napapaulat ngayon na ang basketball player na si Rommel Adducul ay nadiagnose na may cancer of the nasal and pharynx . Ang cancer ay nasa stage 2 na at dahil dito hindi maaaring maglaro ngayon conference si Adducul.
Sino nga ba si Rommel Adducul?
Si Rommel Adducul ay native ng Tuguegarao at nakilala sa San Sebastian College bilang isang magaling na player. Naging most valuable player siya ng NCAA ng 3 beses.
Sa PBL siya ay naglaro para sa chowking at welcoat. Naging MVP siya sa ligang ito ng 2 beses.
Sa propesyonal league naglaro siya sa bagong tatag na MBA. Naging player siya ng metrostar, batangas blades at pangasinan waves. Naging MVP din siay ng ligang ito.
Pag tuntong sa PBA siya naman ay nadraft ng Barangay Ginebra (go ginebra!), at naglaro sa team na ito ng 3 taon bago siya nalipat sa San Miguel. Pagkatapos ng isang taon natrade siya sa Red Bull at natrade uli sa Purefoods. Sa kasalukuyan siya ay naglalaro pa rin sa TJ hotdogs.
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Boxing to be banned by Representative Joson
Nueva Ecija Congressman Eduardo Joson files a bill that will ban boxing and other contact sports. His argument is that these kind of sports is so violent and dangerous that it could lead to death. Representative Joson believes that we should focus on noncontact sports, which unlike boxing you don’t need to hurt someone to claim fame or victory.
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Manny Pacquiao vs David Diaz?
After a luck luster win against Marquez, promoters are now a little apprehensive on the idea of having Manny Pacquiao and David Diaz bout. But the decision would be still on the hands of the promoter. In case Pacquiao-Diaz bout would materialize for sure it is another hit for HBO.
David Diaz is currently the lightweight WBC champ (135 lbs) a higher weight division compared to Pacquiao (130 lbs). Here is some facts about David Diaz taken from his site: Continue reading “Manny Pacquiao vs David Diaz?”