Alyssa Valdez joins the Gametime Pod and drops wisdom on Kobe and Lebron, plays Quick Hits, talks about family, high school volleyball, the Ateneo experience, up and coming volleyball players, and shares her vision and inspiration.
Former UP courtside reporter Nina Alvia joins Gametime and talks fashion (8:28), Quick Hits (20:07), courtside reporting (28:32), UP’s recent emergence (43:09), staying in sports forever (51:41), coffee (59:25), freedom of the press (1:05:27), and her vision and inspiration (1:13:51).
Former Blue Eagle Justin Chua joins Gametime and talks about huge moments with the Ateneo Blue Eagles (6:09), CKSC (15:37), the 5-peat experience (18:58), Coach Norman Black (31:02), PBA (40:15), Gilas (49:31), plays Five Questions (56:56), and his vision and inspiration (1:01:11).
UAAP Executive Director Atty. Rebo Saguisag joins Gametime and plays Quick Hits and Xs or Os (10:55), talks basketball (15:10), coaching (29:38), officiating and heckling (44:18), racism (59:08), social responsibility (1:03:10), spirit of the law (1:13:45), and sports media coverage (1:22:12).
SEA Games gold medalist and NU Lady Bulldog Jack Animam joins Gametime and talks about her basketball pet peeve (4:06), going to the principal’s office (10:03), NU’s team chemistry (17:12), their dominance in women’s hoops (24:49), national team experience (36:41), plays Five Questions (48:23), and her thoughts on the pandemic (52:15).
Former Ateneo Lady Eagle Bea Tan brings her limitless energy to the Gametime Pod as she talks about going to Ateneo for college (12:10), Coach Roger and Coach Tai (23:15), the magical Season 76 run (30:38), beach volleyball and entrepreneurship (42:40), fitness (56:34), her perfect day (1:00:43), and empowerment (1:06:17).
Jake Fernandez joins the Gametime crew as we talk about the upcoming NBA Finals: Lebron, AD and Bam, the defensive styles of both Miami and LA, and our predictions for the series.
Ateneo Lady Eagle Selina de Dios joins Gametime and talks about her musical influences (3:05), learning basketball and netball in Australia (15:42), the Ateneo Lady Eagles (28:55), women’s basketball coverage (43:07), LGBTQIA sports participation (49:33), sportswriting (52:50), and freedom of the press (1:02:00).
Ateneo King Eagle Larry Fonacier joins Gametime and talks about his Blue Eaglets stint (5:35), transition to college basketball (10:50), overcoming Pumaren’s Green Archers (16:03), the 2002 season (27:00), ACL injury (49:46), Gilas (1:03:10), what keeps him going (1:15:15). Also, catch the bit about Mike’s Larry Moment (1:19:40).
Coach Paolo Layug of CSB and the Nueva Ecija Vanguards joins Gametime and talks analytics (15:48), post-up and pressing defenses (32:07), MJ and Kobe (41:33), the modern game (50:52), coaching philosophy (56:43), his fave college players (1:04:16), and “The Secret” (1:16:45).