In cooperation with the Kamanggagawa Foundation and Kahit Isang Araw Lang advocacy group, legendary players of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) band for a common cause: to help raise funds for the benefit of the 200 full scholars at La Verdad College in Caloocan and Pampanga.
The sports event was held at the Cuneta Astrodome on August 1, 2010, spearheaded by UNTV top official, Kuya Daniel Razon.
On the web, there are several news and media coverage of the said benefit event, here are some of them –
Bogs laments ‘wrong form of shooting’
During the press launch for this Sunday’s special game pitting past PBA stars against selected amateurs known as Hoopsters, the former Crispa star pointed out that players must be re-educated when it comes to shooting.
He sets as the correct example the style of Koreans who have been beating the Filipinos in recent international meetings.
“Siguro dapat maturuan ang mga kabataan ng right form of shooting. Sana magaya natin ang mga Koreans na walang set-shot, puro jump shots,” he told sports and entertainment scribes last Tuesday. [Manila Bulletin]
PBA Legends vs UNTV Hoopsters ngayon na
MANILA, Philippines – Masasaksihang muli ngayong araw ang mga alamat ng Philippine basketball sa kanilang pakikipagharap laban sa mga kabataan na nag-aasam ring maging professional basketball players, ang mga Hoopsters sa Cuneta Astrodome sa ganap na alas-6 ng hapon.
Maglalarong muli ang mga PBA Legends para sa benefit game na inorganisa ni Daniel Razon, ang “Hoopsters Meet The Legends: Kahit Isang Araw Lang” na ang pangunahing layunin ay matulungan ang mga kabataang naghihirap sa buhay para sa libreng edukasyon sa kolehiyo. [Philstar.com]