#TalkThursday: Chatting sports with Norman Black

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Rappler's Natashya Gutierrez talks to Ateneo Blue Eagles Head Coach Norman Black.

MANILA, Philippines – Rappler’s Natashya Gutierrez talks to Ateneo Blue Eagles Head Coach Norman Black, who is preparing the team to bag its 5th consecutive championship in the upcoming University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) Season 75.

Black is a prominent figure in Philippine Basketball. He joined the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) as an import in the early ’80s and coached several PBA teams over 17 years. He ended his coaching career in PBA in 2001, after steering Sta. Lucia Realtors to its first championship.

He served as TV commentator for the PBA games before accepting the coaching job in Ateneo 8 years ago.

In this edition of TalkThursday, Black looks back at the years he played and coached for the PBA, and talks about his plans for the upcoming UAAP. Join the discussion on Facebook and Twitter. Use hashtag #TalkThursday. – Rappler.com