Nostalgia hits in PBA Legends charity event

first_imgLATEST STORIES ‘We are too hospitable,’ says Sotto amid SEA Games woes Racela also rekindled his longtime rivalry with Alaska legend Johnny Abarrientos.“We were rivals ever since high school then, college and the PBA. We were on the same draft and we retired the same year,” said Racela.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Worth the wait: UST rookie Eya Laure dazzles in collegiate debut SEA Games hosting troubles anger Duterte Oil plant explodes in Pampanga town MOST READ “It was goosebumps. It brings back memories,” said Allan Caidic, who played for San Miguel Beer from 1993 to 1998, after leading the Beermen over Alaska in the curtain raiser of the PBA Legends: Return of the Rivals even Sunday night. “We used to play Alaska during the mid-1990s. We were rivals.”“It was like everything came back. We went back to the 90s. Everyone enjoyed. All four teams, the crowd,” said another San Miguel great Olsen Racela, who played for the Beermen from 1997 to 2011.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSUrgent reply from Philippine ‍football chiefSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesCaidic and Racela helped the Beermen come away with a 96-83 win in a highly-entertaining and competitive charity game where the real winner were the fans and the PBA Foundation.“But more than that, more importantly, we were able to help past PBA players who are in need,” the 48-year-old Racela, who now serves as head coach of Far Eastern University and assistant of Barangay Ginebra. Grace Poe files bill to protect govt teachers from malicious accusations PBA IMAGESNostalgia was in the air as early as the pre-game introductions.The fans, who filled the historic Araneta Coliseum to the rafters, felt the glorious memories come back and so did the players themselves.ADVERTISEMENT Oil plant explodes in Pampanga town US judge bars Trump’s health insurance rule for immigrants View comments Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games PLAY LIST 02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. ‘We are too hospitable,’ says Sotto amid SEA Games woeslast_img

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