Wednesday, May 11, 2011
Mr. Hong Kong Matthew Ko, Otto Chan, Jack Hui along with artists Vincent Wong and Eddie Li, singers Alex Hung, Carlos Chan, Steven Cheung, Jonathan Wong, Bro5, Chrisse Chow's boyfriend Avis, DJ Ricky Fan and BEN participated the Panasonic Basketball Invitation Tournament 2011 as the 'Stars Invite Team'. They were against the 'Nam Chung Celebrity Invite Team' .
The group of youngsters faced the group of skilled basketball players on the 'Nam Chung' Team, at first they were helpless as they lost the opportunity to score 4 points. Fortunately the 'Star Team' got better and better as the game went on. Matthew opened the road and started a strong pursuit and got took the lead. His performance was outstanding from start to end, he personally scored 14 points and was the highest scoring player on the team. He also brought the 'Stars Team' score up to 44 points, putting pressure on the opponent team of 35 points.
Matthew's dream is to become an athlete
Scoring 14 points, Matthew expressed that the victory all resulted from team work, he said: "Becoming an athlete is my dream, unfortunately my family opposed to this dream. In the future, if my son is 6 feet, 6inches tall, I will let him become an athlete. Otto Chan, Jack Hui, Vincent Wong, Eddie Li and I do play basketball in our personal lives, so we have chemistry."
Vincent expressed that because of his job, he often misses out on playing ball and jokes that he will soon be 'foul' out of the basketball team. As for Otto Chan who contributed 0 points, expressed he will practice more. Jack reveals he participated in Strictly Come Dancing 3 and will need to start practicing his dance. In the future, he will set aside some time for basketball and feels that the most important in competitions is friendship, that comes first.
Source: Oriental Daily
Translated by: aZnangel @ AsianEU
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