Amid the highly anticipated 2021 NBA playoffs, NBA Philippines recently launched three original series on the NBA’s global YouTube channel – Republika Drip, Republika Huddle, and NBA On Fire.
NBA YouTube recently released the first episode of Republika Drip, a video series focused on the various aspects of basketball lifestyle including culture, fashion, and gaming.
In its pilot run, host Jutt Sulit caught up with celebrity Billy Crawford, model LA Aguinaldo, and radio DJ KC Montero to talk about sneakers, pregame outfits, and NBA cards.
NBA On Fire is a weekly NBA recap show produced in a mix of Filipino and English that offers fans a localized take on promoting game-related storylines, player milestones, and team updates throughout the postseason.
Hosted by radio DJs Slick Rick and Suzy Gamboa, the latest episode wrapped up NBA playoff highlights featuring Damian Lillard’s 55-point masterpiece against the Denver Nuggets, Devin Booker’s closeout performance versus the Los Angeles Lakers, Kevin Durant’s ascent in the playoff record books, and Trae Young’s encore at Madison Square Garden.
Republika Huddle, a series hosted by Titan and SLAM Philippines editor-in-chief Nikko Ramos and NBA Hype co-host Boom Gonzales, features video conference interviews with local influencers and sports personalities to discuss and debate the hottest NBA topics.
New episodes feature NBA legends Gary Payton and Shawn Kemp reminiscing fond memories with the Seattle Supersonics, PBA player Gabe Norwood and Ateneo Blue Eagle Dave Ildefonso paying tribute to Jordan Clarkson’s Sixth Man campaign, and PBA legends Benjie Paras and Ronnie Magsanoc discussing the renaissance of NBA big men.
Basketball-loving Filipino fans can watch the Philippines-exclusive shows Republika Drip (Sunday), Republika Huddle (Monday), and NBA On Fire (Wednesday) on NBA YouTube every week throughout the 2021 NBA Playoffs. – Rappler.com