Writing sports for 17 years now. Senior reporter at The Philippine Star. Writes a weekly blog at NBA.com Philippines. Sportsmaryosep’s one-man adminstrator. Husband. Soon-to-be-Dad. Brother. Son. Friend to many. Enemy to some. Loves God first, country second, family third, basketball fourth, all the rest come next. Chess Grandmaster in my dream. Fantasy manager. Smashing Pumpkins, The Smiths, Rage Against the Machine, Rey Valera fan. NBA junkie. Stephen King disciple.