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2009 Hoopfest The Latest / Aug 6, 2009 / 5:04 pm

Bounce Magazine

Summer hoops in Vancouver doesn’t stop as soon as the Dolphin Basketball Classic ends. Every August for the past half-decade, my man Steve Lee has organized Hoopfest. Sure, it’s not outdoors like Dolphin, but it attracts the same usual suspects: Randy Nohr, Bol Kong, Joey Haywood aka King Handles, Aman Heran and Neb Alesic. Read More »

2009 Dolphin Park Tournament The Latest / Jun 2, 2009 / 4:41 pm

Bounce Magazine

One of the most historic and premier outdoor basketball tournaments in the world is just 45 days away. The Dolphin Park Classic in Vancouver, Canada is in its 24th year and gets bigger and better each time around. Read More »

Ryan Wetherell Interview Nike, The Latest / Apr 15, 2009 / 4:19 am

Bounce Magazine

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Flipping through the current edition of Bounce, you can’t help but get a feeling of pride. The entire issue is dedicated to all the great Puerto Rican players from guys in the League like Carlos Arroyo and Melo to playground legends like James “True” Carter. By the time I was done reading, I was inspired to go back to my roots and find Filipinos out there that are making noise.

A Google search later, I found someone who has a very similar background to me. Coincidently, Ryan Wetherell is also a 5-10, Filipino (well half) who is from Calgary, Canada. But unlike me, he is playing ball alongside Demar DeRozan and Percy Miller Jr. (aka Romeo) at USC. Read More »