Quezon City, Philippines [82/11/2014] Unusual it seems, but for a brave and charitable cause that brought in such an anticipated breath of air and doubled a heartbeat is something to be commended for. UNTV Cup Season 2 brings the excitement once again as it happens in Smart Araneta Coliseum, February 11th, 2014. Half-dawn and a massive crowd filled the premise of the iconic coliseum.
The colorful opening ceremonies were very much applauded by the huge crowd. The game ended with the score of 83-72 win by the Senate Defenders against the HOR (House of Representatives) Solons. Cheers filled the air as Mr. Public Service, Kuya Daniel Razon thanked the supporters and players. This is an unexpected strong support by various sponsors and different private sectors.
One of the prestigious PBA’s 500 Three-Point Club Member and MVP, the “Captain Marvel” Kenneth Duremdes, 40, proves that he still have the games. Dominating the 3-point shooting range made him the Player of the Game with a score of 36 points – 10 rebounds and 9 assists and 4 steals for the Defenders easy win. The House of Representatives’ Niel Tupas Jr scored 22 points, not enough to hit the winning score game.
Crowd favorite, Sen. Sonny Angara from Season 1 is back with doubled agility in campaigning this seasons charity basketball league. As the crowd grew, same with statistics. In Trendinalia Philippines, just more than an hour, the hashtag #UNTVCup2 had rocketed the 3rd spot trending in Twitter.
Before the event ended, a message from Bro. Eli Soriano addressing the event as Every Game Day is People’s Day. Encouraging everyone to support this one of a kind advocacy that benefits our fellowmen. Together with Mr. Public Service Kuya Daniel Razon, in making their dreams one step to reality. Players and supporters, with their talents and strength with a cause.