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Anja Ligaya Weiss – Tree-Point Shot

Oct 16, 2018 - Anja Ligaya Weiss

Basketball plays a major role in Philippine culture. It’s been introduced during the American colonial period in the beginning of the twentieth century and since then it’s having a great impact on Philippine life as the most popular sport. Basketball is omnipresent both in the media and on the streets.

Using their manual skills and their talent for improvising Filipinos set up basketball courts literally everywhere. The most simple way is to nail a piece of board with an attached metal ring on a tree and you’re ready to take a shot, a t(h)ree-point shot!