We Filipinos are really fond of sports particularly basketball. In fact, the National Basketball Association games are often the subject of talks of most people. Everyone sharing their views and opinions about various teams.
In the local setting, we also have the Philippine Basketball Association league where best Basketball players from all over the country vie for the esteemed championship title.
This time, Senator Manny Pacquaio who is a famous Basketball enthusiast decided to organize his own Basketball league which he called “Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League” MPBL features both a regional commercial and barangay-level league with teams on the commercial side to have a home locality in addition to a corporate sponsor.
Senator Pacquaio also re-iterated his stand on having only one foreigner-Filipino in each team so that the pure blooded Filipinos still has the chance to show of their skills in the field of Basketball.
After news of the opening of the said league spread online, netizens were also quick to invent the ‘will-be’ names of the Basketball teams from various places all over the country. Especially when one of the commenters suggested that brand names should no longer be used as team names. Suggestions then flooded which were quite witty and hilarious at the same time.
Some of the suggested team names include: Manila Expose, Muntinlupa Inmates, Quiapo Snatchers, Baclaran Vendors, Laguna Lanzones, Bicol Chili Pepper, Cavite Armalites.
Indeed, Filipinos really have naturally creative minds and laughter is also a huge part of their daily lives.
How about you? What can you suggest as a Team Name for your dream Basketball Team?