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59 entries vie in LGBA stagfest

Fifty-nine entries from the Luzon Gamecock Breeders Association (LGBA) will see action in round three of the 2019 LGBA Breeder of Year race tomorrow at the Pasay City Cockpit......»»

Category: sportsSource: philstar philstarSep 11th, 2019

59 entries sa Pasay stagfest

MAY 59 entries ang Luzon Gamecock Breeders Association (LGBA) sa round three ng "2019 LGBA Breeder of Year" race sa Biyernes, Sept. 13, sa Pasay City Cockpit......»»

Category: newsSource:  abanteRelated NewsSep 10th, 2019

LGBA stagfest draws 675 entries

MANILA, Philippines - The Luzon Gamecock Breeders Association derby circuit drew 675 entries at the close of the qualifying rounds yesterday at the Pasay Coc.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 13th, 2016

LGBA circuit attracts 154 entries

The 2019 Luzon Gamecock Breeders Association (LGBA) Breeder of the Year derby circuit has drawn 154 entries after four rounds at the Pasay City Cockpit, with two more elimination rounds to go......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated News3 hr. 37 min. ago

LGBA ‘Breeder’ race resumes with three rounds today

Three more rounds of the 2019 LGBA Breeder of Year race, which has attracted 116 entries so far, are up today at the Pasay City Cockpit......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 15th, 2019

LBC stagfest may 1,200 entries na

HUMATAK na ng 1,200 entries ang “Luzon Breeders Cup (LBC) 9 -Stag Derby” series at may natitira pang 25 eliminations sa buong Luzon......»»

Category: newsSource:  abanteRelated NewsAug 5th, 2019

LBC stagfest 205 entries na

PINAG-UUSAPAN ang grand opening ng “2019 Luzon Breeders Cup (LBC) 9-Stag Derby” sa Pasay City Cockpit matapos humatak agad ng 205 entries (July 12 at 19) at kahit sumabay ang bagyong Falcon.The post LBC stagfest 205 entries na appeared first on Abante News Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  abanteRelated NewsJul 19th, 2019

Barkadahan derby lures huge cast

MANILA, Philippines – The first 50 M Barkadahan Digmaan 11-stag derby, a nationwide stagfest that started last September, drew more than 6,500 entries with t.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 11th, 2016

2,108 join P15M Figba stagfest

MANILA, Philippines - The “FIGBA Sabayan Para Sa Masa 8 - Stag Derby”, a P15-million nationwide stagfest, received 2,108 entries as of yesterday......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 8th, 2016

Katawan ni Ivana Alawi hinulma para hanap-hanapin ng lalaki

Nasa open relationship si Vance Larena kay Ivana Alawi sa “Open,” one of the entries in the 3rd Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino na showing na today. Ang open relationship nila ni Ivana ang nag-trigger para pumasok sa ganoong relasyon ang magdyowa sa movie na sina Arci Muñoz at JC Santos. “Actually, si Ivana sobrang sweet. […] The post Katawan ni Ivana Alawi hinulma para hanap-hanapin ng lalaki appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 12th, 2019

LGBA ‘Breeder’ race resumes

The LGBA Breeder of the Year race resumes today at the Pasay City Cockpit with a new set of participants plunging into action......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 12th, 2019

Akiboy leads Sta. Monica Stag Circuit

The entries of Atty. Gildo Capuchino and Poch Gabriel/Bonbon Aga posted five wins with one loss to emerge as co-champions in the 6-stag derby at the Sta. Monica cockpit last Saturday......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 10th, 2019

Highlands Ladies Cup draws 200 entries

The Highlands Ladies Cup has set the stage for its 14th staging on Oct. 5 at Tagaytay Midlands Golf Club......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 10th, 2019

Junsay paces LGBA series

Titleholder Jimmy Junsay of Batangas roared to a big start with three wins in the 2019 LGBA Breeder of the Year race which began Friday at the Pasay City Cockpit......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 9th, 2019

LPC anniversary derby ngayon

ISA pang malakas na stagfest ang bibira sa air-conditioned Las Piñas Coliseum, ang “30th Anniversary 5-Stag Derby” ngayong Lunes, Sept. 9......»»

Category: newsSource:  abanteRelated NewsSep 8th, 2019

Hall of Fame: Jack Sikma s reverse pivot clears lane to induction

By Steve Aschburner, NBA.com SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- When Jack Sikma officially enters the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Friday night (Saturday, PHL time), one of his presenters will be Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Which is a terrific example of game recognizing game. Or in this case, move recognizing move. Just as Abdul-Jabbar ranks as the NBA’s most prolific scorer and arguably its greatest player ever, so does his signature sky hook loom as the league’s most famous individual move. Most unstoppable, too, and for defenders, most deflating. Well, Sikma had a signature move of his own, one that helped elevate him from an NAIA program at Illinois Wesleyan to seven NBA All-Star appearances, a championship with the Seattle SuperSonics in 1979 and now to the brink of his craft’s highest honor. It was the reverse pivot or inside pivot, which were its names when it was an arcane maneuver used by a small number of big men, taught mostly at the sport’s lower levels. Once Sikma learned it in 1974, brought it with him to the NBA in 1977 and helped the Sonics reach The Finals as a rookie and win the championship a year later, though, it swiftly became known as his: The Sikma move. “It was just an experiment after my freshmen season,” Sikma said Thursday (Friday, PHL time) at the Hall, after being introduced at a news conference as one of the Class of 2019’s 12 honorees. Others being inducted this weekend: coach Bill Fitch; NBA stars Bobby Jones, Sidney Moncrief and Paul Westphal; as well as WNBA legend Teresa Weatherspoon. Longtime Warriors player, coach and executive Al Attles was elected as a contributor. NBA center and current Sacramento GM Vlade Divac was chosen by the international committee. Being honored posthumously are: guard Carl Braun, a star in the 1950s; and Chuck Cooper, the first black player drafted by an NBA team (Boston, 1950). Finally, there are two college team entries: the Wayland Baptist women’s teams from 1948-82 and the Tennessee A&I teams from 1957-59. Divergent paths, compelling stories all. Including the one about the slender, blond kid from Kankakee, Illinois, whose offensive game needed a makeover. “My college coach [Dennie Bridges] and I sat down and he said, ‘Jack, you’ve just got to be more effective in the post if you want to take the next step.’ I was a good shooter – I’d learned the game as a wing and grew late, so I was comfortable facing the basket. “He had a friend who suggested, ‘Hey, down in southern Illinois there are some coaches who do an inside pivot with their guys to face the hoop. It might create a little space for Jack.’ I was really thin – I just wanted to get dislodged from the defender.” Basically, Sikma choreographically held a mirror to the post-up moves of traditional centers of the time. Holding the ball with his back to the basket, rather than turning on his pivot foot to the outside and attacking over his shoulder, he would spin to the inside. That motion would set up him a few feet back, facing the hoop, allowing for a simple hop and shot. And then there's this priceless Hubie Brown interview, in which Sikma teaches the move:  “A lot of coaches would pooh-pooh it because you’re catching the ball in one spot and then you’re stepping three feet farther away from the basket,” Sikma said. “That’s not the concept of big-men play, right? But I’ve got to hand it to Coach. He said, ‘Jack, I think this is it.’ And I said, ‘I’m not uncomfortable with the pivot.’” Sikma went from averaging 15.4 points as a freshman to 20.3 as a sophomore, with his shots increasing from 14.5 per game to 17.9. By his senior season, he averaged 27.0 points. As Sikma honed it in the NBA, at 6-foot-11, he would hold the ball above his head with a high release point that gave him the option of flipping up his shot or faking, then powering inside. In 14 seasons, by Sikma’s count, he played against 15 Hall of Fame centers, including Abdul-Jabbar. So he wanted every edge he could get. “You didn’t know which way he was going to go with it,” said fellow inductee Bobby Jones, a Sikma contemporary known for his defensive prowess. “Most of the time he would go back and shoot that shot, but sometimes he would go forward and draw the contact. I was just sitting there thinking, with all the other [inductees], if I ever blocked his shot. And I don’t think I ever did.” Jones, at 6-foot-9, matched up with him early in Sikma’s career (when Sikma was cast as a power forward for Seattle). Later, Jones had to decide how much help to give the teammate guarding Sikma. “The only thing I could ever have done was maybe come from behind and get him,” Jones said. “But he was a pretty good passer too. To ever leave your man that much, there’s a danger there.” Opponents weren’t the only ones made uncomfortable by Sikma’s unusual tactic. “I know I surprised some of the officials because I got called for traveling a few times,” Sikma said. “And I said, ‘Nope, I’m not traveling. I’ve got my foot up in the air, I plant it and then I pivot on it. By stepping out, that creates the space.’ “So even though it was a long time ago, they had film. They checked it out and they realized it wasn’t a walk. But I got called two or three times doing it.” Sikma laughed, recalling chatty Sonics teammate Fred Brown pleading his case for him to some of the referees. “I’d get called and Fred was in the ref’s face, ‘That’s his move! That’s his move! It’s not a travel,” Sikma said. “Fred had seen it enough in practice and figured it out.” Sikma had another facet to his game with which current NBA fans might be more familiar: he was a protypical “stretch 5.” Said Sidney Moncrief, another 2019 Hall newcomer who played for Milwaukee before and after Sikma was traded there for his final five seasons: “People don’t remember this about Jack Sikma, but Don Nelson was the first coach who started emphasizing 3-point shots for big men. He put Jack on the perimeter to take the big men out of the lane so we could make plays.” Not unlike current Bucks center Brook Lopez, Sikma underwent a late-career transformation as a deep threat. In his first 11 seasons, Sikma took 68 3-pointers and made seven (10.3 percent). During his final three seasons – from age 33 to 35 – Sikma shot 550 times from behind the arc and made 196 (35.6 percent). Still, it’s the quick inside step about 10 feet from the hoop that puts Sikma in a select subset of Hall of Famers already enshrined and those who will be. Call it the Alcove of Famous Moves. Hakeem Olajuwon’s “Dream Shake,” Kevin McHale’s up-and-under, George Gervin’s finger roll, Dominique Wilkins’ double-pump reverse, Allen Iverson’s crossover, Dirk Nowitzki’s one-legged fadeaway and Abdul-Jabbar’s sky hook will be joined, in time, by James Harden’s step-back 3-pointer, Manu Ginobili’s Euro-step, LeBron James’ chase-down block and Steph Curry’s long range pull-up 3. Each became or has become a signature move. But that only matters if the idea works. “They made it look good, so it was effective,” Sikma said. “If I tried to do the sky hook, if I tried to do the up-and-under, you’d probably think, ‘Meh, that’s not such a good move.’ A lot of it has to do with how effective a person is doing it.” The 2019 Enshrinement Ceremony at Springfield’s Symphony Hall will air on NBA TV Friday (Saturday, PHL time) beginning at 6:30 p.m. ET. Steve Aschburner has written about the NBA since 1980. You can e-mail him here, find his archive here and follow him on Twitter. The views on this page do not necessarily reflect the views of the NBA, its clubs or Turner Broadcasting......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsSep 6th, 2019

LGBA 7-stag derby kicks off ‘BOY’ series

Prized bets slug it out as competition for the 2019 LGBA Breeder of the Year starts today at the Pasay City Cockpit......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 6th, 2019

LGBA 7-stag derby sa Pasay ngayon

MGA nanalong stag sa 'early bird' derbies ang isasalang sa "2019 LGBA Breeder of Year" race na sisimulan ngayon, Biyernes, Sept. 6 sa Pasay City Cockpit......»»

Category: newsSource:  abanteRelated NewsSep 5th, 2019

LGBA ‘Breeder’ race on Friday

Tough fights resume at Pasay City Cockpit as the 2019 edition of “LGBA Breeder of Year” race begins on Friday......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 2nd, 2019

Consumer Welfare Month short film contest calls for entries

VIRAC, Catanduanes (PIA) -The provincial office here of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is urging senior high school students in the province to join and submit entries for the nationwid.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsSep 1st, 2019

‘Bakbakan’ 9-stag finale set tomorrow

The FIGBA Bakbakan Early Bird 9-Stag Derby, which attracted 2, 513 entries, winds to a close with the much-anticipated grand finals to be held simultaneously in various venues tomorrow......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 30th, 2019