In Manila, Basketball enthusiasts recently rejoiced because of the two-time MVP NBA player Stephen Curry. He plays for the team Golden State Warriors. Many Basketball fans all around the world idolize him for being one of the greatest shooters in NBA history. Even other Basketball players and some analyst look up to him too.
Stephen Curry had his Asia Tour September of 2018. He went back to the Philippines and was present during the opening ceremony of UAAP ’81 held at Mall of Asia Arena. Many Filipino fans have gathered to see their idol. Even some local celebrities came to see the NBA superstar.
But there are also other Filipino fans who didn’t get the chance to see Stephen Curry in person. One of them is this kid who was recently featured in the GMA news magazine show “Kapuso Mo, Jessica Soho.” The 13-year-old kid named Justine Remo got viral when a video of him playing Basketball was uploaded on Facebook.
At a young age, the kid has been already good at crossover, assist, and shooting. According to him, he really is a big fan of Stephen Curry. In their area, he was even given the title of the “Batang Stephen Curry” of the country. Justine Remo wants to see his idol, but can’t afford to do it. He and his family are living below the poverty line.
Justine’s mother washes other people clothes for a living. She raised Justine and his three siblings all by herself. But she is proud that Justine understands their situation even at a young age. She is also very supportive about Justine’s love and passion for playing Basketball.
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The “Batang Stephen Curry” also has another idol in the Basketball court. It is the local PBA player Terrence Romeo who plays for the team of TNT KaTropa. Even if Justine didn’t get to see his international idol Stephen Curry, he was happy having to get a video message from Terrence Romeo who told him to just keep on practicing to become a great basketball player like his idols.