Ironically, Robinson suffered a slight injury moments following the opening tip
FEU head coach Olsen Racela said they had to sustain their pace and energy from the opening tip
until the final buzzer to hold off 'a really strong team like Ateneo.
Cleveland -- Seconds before the opening tip
, LeBron James pulled Chris Bosh close and tightly hugged his former teammate.
The Eagles (3-1) took Pleasant Hill out of its offense with a tenacious full-court press from the opening tip
and cruised to a 63-35 victory in a PacWest Conference boys basketball game Thursday night.
Garnett gave a pat on the head and a little hug just before the opening tip
to Boston's starters, who go on to face former coach Doc Rivers and the Clippers tonight.
If Oklahoma City is going to get back into the series, they will need to come out aggressive against San Antonio from the opening tip
He won the opening tip
from Portland's Joel Przybilla and made his first shot on his first try, a hook from eight feet away that tied the score at 10-all with 7:30 left in the first quarter.
From the opening tip
of the first game, to the final basketball net string cut down by the eventual tournament champion, FOXSports.
We tried from the opening tip
(tonight) to try and take this team out of everything they wanted to run and make them play basketball," said Elgin coach Mike Sitter.
Cousins immediately scored after winning the opening tip
and never stopped on the way to 41 points and 23 rebounds, and the emotional big man dominated his old team to rally the New Orleans Pelicans past the Kings 114-106 on Thursday night.
The Cameroonian-born Mbala had nine points and 14 rebounds in a surprise appearance as the defending PCCL champion Green Archers dominated the Heavy Bombers right after the opening tip
But that mattered little to the Celtics, who were dominant from the opening tip
in snapping a two-game skid.