PBA invades Tacloban

PBA on its road tour under the current KFC-PBA Philippine Cup came to Tacloban City Saturday,  November 29 providing local basketball fans with a first hand view of an exciting match between Purefoods TJ Giants and Air 21 Express at the Tacloban Convention Center, Tacloban City.

Purefoods handed Air 21 its 7th loss with a final score of 96-88.

It was a physical game. Not only for the players but for the thousands of fans who came in droves. We came in just as the match was about to start and as the Astrodome was fully packed to the brim, it was doubly hard for me to get vantage shots of the game.

View the full gallery (27 photos): http://callezaragosa.com/PBATac08-LRGallery/index.html

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~ by gerryruiz on 8 December 2008.

6 Responses to “PBA invades Tacloban”

  1. Again nice photos in action. Dako ngay-an iton Astrodome dida ha Tacloban. First time I saw PBA games in Tacloban, was during my school days in DWU. An venue, an hadton DWU Gym..after that game nasunog kinagabihan. Now, its great, we have a decent and big astrodome to cater big event like professional basketball games.

    Gerry, I would like to inform you that there will be a Nat’l Skimboarding Competition in Tanauan which will be held on Dec 27 – 30, 2008 in Bantay-Dagat Area of Tanauan. May I request if you could visit that event and posts some pictures here? Thanks a lot. I learned that skimboarding in Tanauan is great and the town produces a lot of champions not only locally but internationally as well. I believe that you can capture those flying boards, beautiful waves and great exhibitions by the skimboarders. Again, Thank you.

    • Thanks for the tip, Mon! Will make a note on that. I hope the December weather improves and provide us with clear blue skies on these days for great photography ;)

  2. pre’ great pics. ano imo lens gamit?

  3. hi gerry, it’s me chris of england. wow, i like the pictures that you’ve posted here. anyway, if i’m not mistaken the palarong pambansa is going to be held in tacloban this april and i heard tacloban is already classified as a ‘highly urbanized city.’ and that’s according to my grandmother in la paz, leyte. so am just hoping you can also post here some pictures of this big event. thanks….

  4. ka gerry! i saw myself here in this page.. from 1st and last pic here.. hehe am taking a shot sa first pic at the back of the basketball ring upper level and am sitting with arms crossed in the last pic.. wahehehe… am wearing dark-brown t-shirt with white print text in the center.. snooped around all your pictures and events and even read almost all your viewers comments.. no doubt, you’re really the best ka-gerry.. il save your page starting today and visit you everyday.. il tell all my friends here in jeddah na mga taga tacloban geap about this site hehe..more power and damo nga salamat.

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