day 1771 – nba finals

practicing multitasking at dinner trying to chew, shop and watch game three of nba finals at the same time. mom was complaining the whole time to concentrate on only eating. this is one of the few times i’ve been able to sit down and watch the whole basketball game from start to finish. curry and thompson both struggled offsensely, but this warriors team has a deep bench. happy that golden state is one win away from taking the nba title, and happy that they’re denying lebron of his

day 1158 – court side

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i have watched many of their games on television, so stoked to be watching this game on court side. both are amongst my favourite teams, so i wasn’t rooting for either side. seeing curry, thompson and derozan felt like a once in a lifetime opportunity. this is still preseason, but i hope that matchup happens again in the playoffs, rogers arena was jam packed; i also bumped into at least ten people i knew

day 880 – underconstruction crew

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a lunch date and christmas exchange with the underconstruction crew. i haven’t received my present from my secret santa yet, but i’ll take into consideration it must travel across seven seas. it’s amazing the friendship of this crew reached twelve years and counting. this girl and i shared incredibly crazy memories in our years at hamber. we had classes together, shared lockers, spent mornings, lunchtimes, afterschools, practices, post practices and weekends together. upon doing the math, it equates to over ninety hours on a weekly basis. we’d devote lots of those hours harassing and beating each other up to our heart’s content. even though we don’t see each other as often nowadays, she remains one of my dearest friend

day 503 – side bets

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a side bet lost for my team’s head to head matchup this week which will cause me a few punches. my team was doing well and in the lead mid week before my players went into mad slumps and started getting injured.  in the end i only lost by one, but sadly there’s no way get to out of this. i guess the result could have been worse but now i have to “man up” to the bet, whatever that means

day 463 – hamber pride

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much of my highschool highlights revolved around sports, teams and coaches; it’s safe to say i spent majority of my time in and around the gym. every practice and every game was full of hardwork and sweat, but we do it because we hold each other accountable for their own role. going out to tournaments shared a lot of special moments and memories that created lasting friendship. strong rapport was built amongst the group of girls and coaches, and that was a major reason we had the success we did. i am always glad to see we continue to uphold the tradition of alumni games, it brings me great pride to be a hamber alumni

day 265 – hoops at pub night

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catching a raptors playoff win while enjoying good eats and sharing quality moments with fellow hamberite. can’t stop staring at the amazingly ginormous original joe’s fish and chips. we obviously ordered way too much food for just the two of us and the worst is we both failed to take the leftover packed food on our way out. at least the raptors series all tied up heading to brooklyn

a proud mopete fan!!

growing up watching raptors basketball, mopete was amongst my favourite nba players. i admired the way he played the game no matter what the score dictated, how he treated his teammates on and off the court, and never let his fans down each and every game with his ironman streak. be remembered for everything plus the amazing number of 3 pointers, circus shots made and not to mention buzzer beaters. he was truly an inspiration and no doubt deserves this michigan hall of fame status.

Mopete Tributes:

http://www.nba.com/raptors/video/2013/09/12/Anon-2591599

http://www.nba.com/raptors/video/2013/09/12/Anon-2591819