Papa, our brand new senior citizen loves Basketball, but the last time he watched a live game was more than two decades ago! Yes, it was that Looooong like my summer escapades haha...
So as gift for his milestone-weeklong-birthday celebration, kuya Mike bought him 10 tickets to watch the PBA Commissioner's Cup Finals - Game 5 between B-MEG and Talk And Text!
So with the 10 tickets, Papa, Mami, me, kuya Mike, Allan, Ian, Jay-M, James, Jay-A, and Jojo found ourselves among the 15, 183 basketball fans and sports enthusiast who enjoyed the excitement of Pinoy's favorite sport!
We found a seat near the Talk And Text side. That was good since our color theme for the day was yellow (Talk & Text) and we have yellow balloons given to us. But only 6 (James, kuya Mike, mami, Jay-M, Ian & Jay-A) wereTalk And Text fans, while 4 (Papa, Allan, Jojo and me) were B-MEG supporters. James and Papa have an on-going bet, a fun competition between "maglolo"!
Like Papa, I am also a die hard basketball fan, but have not watched a live game for decades. Seeing him so happy reminded me of our several trips to Ultra to watch the game of Manila Beer which became Magnolia Ice Cream and then became San Miguel Beer. Our common favorite was point guard Hector "The Director" Calma.
Now my new eye candy is B-MEG superstar guard James Yap who made several magical shots during the game!The smiles on Papa's face assure us that he appreciated the gift of Sports for his 60th! To us, that is priceless. Guess he earns himself another ticks on his 61st, this time with a better-closer-to- the- action seats!