Basketball is already part of every Filipino’s DNA. Especially for those who play the sport, whether tournaments or just the usual weekly scrimmage games, always expect them to come on the court, lock and loaded, serious, full-equipped, wearing their sneakers that best described their love of the game.
Whether the latest sneakers or one of the signature shoes of their respective court heroes, what you will see in the courts of Manila are a variety of classic, modern and functionality that can only be seen during the weekly group games
This article features the love of the game by Filipinos, as highlighted by their choice of the shoes they choose to wear.
Basketball will continue to be in the hearts of every Pinoys. More and more basketball courts, as well as tournaments, have been sprouting in and around the metro. You can say that we have an intense love affair with basketball. We play it on the computer and on the streets. We cheer from our living rooms and from the sidelines.
We talk about games and players and teams and coaches. We go all out, local or international. Even NBA stars that visit the country are in awe of how crazy we are about basketball.
And with the ever-growing fandom of the so-called diehards, the players, coaches, and other league personalities, you can expect that the Pinoy’s relationship with basketball will continue to prosper.
Photo by: Air Urquiola