Pacman in PBA
By Kharl Miranda

The 8 division world boxing champion national fist Manny Pacqiuao has an astounding professional record of 56 wins with 38 knockouts 5 losses and 2 draws surprise the hole Philippines as he enter the world of PBA. Many thinks that the national fist entering the country’s top hoops league is a bad idea and see the pacman as professional hoops player as a bad idea. Some thinks that what Pacquiao has done is basically using his fame, wealth, connections, and star value to jump the line and get ahead of all of the other players and coaches who have dedicated their lives to the game. Since there are many hardworking young basketball players who have been sweating their body for practice and giving all they got in all games. There are also thousands of dedicated couches in the Philippines that will do their best to bring his team to the top. Many think that the national fist is stealing the opportunities of this devoted players and couches. We don’t have to judge him about what his doing we have to trust him in this like how we trust him to win during his fights.

The joining of our national fist in the league with his team Kia Sorento is not a bad idea and decision. It shows how we Filipinos are well rounded individuals and has talents in lots of things. We should be proud that the talent, skill and sportsmanship of our pacman do not apply only in the boxing ring but also in the basketball court. This decision does not take opportunities of other but rather inspires other to do their best and to show their skills in different fields. We should respect his decision and support him all the way of his career.

The debut game of our national fist Manny Pacqiuao with his Kia Sorento was a big win against their opponent the Blackwater Elite. Pacqiuao failed to land a shoot to score and turned over the ball twice but they manage to defeat the opposing team in the PBA season opener. Kia Sorento playing coach Manny Pacquiao didn't somewhat burn up the stat sheets in his Philippine Basketball Association regular season debut but his coaching record stay victorious. Kia Sorento squad overwhelmed Blackwater Elite in a 80-66 game, Sunday, 19th of October at the Philippine Arena in Bulacan, Philippines to kick off the league's Philippine Cup conference. LA Revilla led Kia with 23 points and 7 rebounds. Manny Pacqiuao’s couch Roach had expressed his apprehension and made the national fist to guaranteenot to risk his self physically as he prepares for his fight against WBO junior welterweight titleholder Chris Algieri with a professional record of 20 wins with 8 knockouts, 0 losses and 8 draws this 23rd of November at The Venetian in Macau.