Despite pandemic, SBP with WC prep

"Just to give you an idea, hindi laro ito. Sa 2023, maya't-maya may meeting kami with FIBA, may meeting kami with Japan and Indonesia upon encouragement of boss MVP (Manny V. Pangilinan) Dapat on our own initiative  nagu-usap tayong magpa-partner," said SBP Executive Director Sonny Barrios said during last Tuesday's online Philippine Sportswriters Association (PSA) Forum.

Go-To-Guy

"Hindi naman sa inaako ko yung go-to-guy nga kasi syemre nandiyan si (Larry) Muyang, si (Jeo) Ambohot saka si (Ato) Ular, last year na nilang tatlo eh so yung magiging production nila kasi kapag point guard ka kailangan mo ng big man eh, hindi mo naman madadala yung team pag wala kang big man. Kapag point guard, kailangan mong mag-lead, kailangan mong mag-assist sa kanila para buong flow ng team ninyo tumatakbo," said Yu during a recent "The Prospects Pod" vodcast.

15 Olympians in Team PH?

As of this moment , only four Filipino bidders--boxers Eumir Marcial and Irish Magno, pole vaulter EJ Obiena and world gymnastics champion Carlos Yulo--have qualified for the Olympics that was reset to next year in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic which grounded the sporting world starting in March.