Ateneo vs La Salle:
Recap of Game 1
The Ateneo Blue Eagles drew first blood on Game 1 of the UAAP Basketball Men’s Finals against long-time rivals De La Salle Archers. It was a game marked by fierce competition and some interesting sidelights. In anticipation of tonight’s Game 2, what better way to recap Game 1’s highlights than by featuring some of Twitterverse’s commentators and their concise reportage?
‘Twas the calm before the storm
— Geraldine Bernardo (@SportPhil_Mgmt) November 25, 2017
It wasn’t exactly a storm in a teacup, but the, ehem, brewing tempest that came after the anticipation of Game 1 was a lap scorcher.
That’s where he went
— Nico (@nicopoli) November 25, 2017
He wasn’t missing after all. Expect him to surface once more after a champion has been declared.
Yaya Dub is not impressed
— Justine Ferrer (@JustineFerrer) November 26, 2017
Perhaps she was already composing her open letter to everyone at this point in the game.
There’s a fly in your shorts
— Raymond Ramos (@RaymondRamos_) November 26, 2017
Friendly swat, perhaps?
Let’s get physical
— ABS-CBN Sports (@abscbnsports) November 28, 2017
Players these days should perhaps cut down on watching UFC fights.
Actually, first blood was drawn by…
— ABS-CBN Sports (@abscbnsports) November 25, 2017
Ben Mbala already issued a statement that the hit was unintentional. Of course, this did not stop diehard fans from accusing him of dirty play.
At least there’s one out there who understands Mbala:
minsan kasalanan mo rin kung bakit ka nasasaktan
— cóle (@imurbali) November 25, 2017
And out come the memes
— Je suis cide (@strangerard) November 26, 2017
You’ve never really made it until you’ve become a meme on the internet.
That’s where he went (part 2)
Gago Senator Gordon was making a crazy gesture while directly pointing at Ben Mbala! What happened to Nieto was unintentional. Anyone who understands basketball would know! Tangina a PHL senator bluntly disrespecting a student athlete. Wow!
— Justine Ferrer (@JustineFerrer) November 25, 2017
No pictures, though. We’ll just have to wait until the Senate files a Resolution investigating the elbow in aid of legislation.
Who gets it tonight? Tell us your thoughts below!