Durant fined for ref rant

first_imgDon’t miss out on the latest news and information. Nonito Donaire vs Naoya Inoue is BWAA 2019 Fight of the Year MOST READ Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Newsome sets focus on helping Bolts open new PBA season on right track Michael Porter Jr. stays patient as playing time increases LATEST STORIES OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson The National Basketball Referees Association later praised Durant’s mea culpa.“Apology accepted. This is the kind of common ground we hope to achieve,” the NBRA wrote in a Twitter post.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Golden State Warriors’ Kevin Durant (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)San Francisco, United States — Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant has been fined $15,000 after his rant at officiating earlier this week, the NBA announced on Thursday.Durant lost his cool at referee James Williams during Tuesday’s win over the New York Knicks, accusing him of targeting him with a technical.ADVERTISEMENTcenter_img “Second half, his whole thing was he’s trying to get me,” Durant complained to reporters after his fourth ejection of the season.Durant subsequently apologized for his remarks, saying that after looking at the tape of the game he had realized Williams had acted correctly.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folk“I can go back and say I was being a jerk last night, and I deserve whatever the league is going to throw at me,” Durant said on Wednesday.“I wish I had handled that better, obviously, but it was kind of heat of the moment for me. I could be better. It was a great learning experience for me, though.” LeBron has Durant, reunites with Kyrie in NBA All-Star draft Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Almazan vows to comeback stronger after finals heartbreak Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina View commentslast_img read more

Pyeongchang organizers looking into ‘possible attack’ on internet, Wi-Fi

first_imgMichael Porter Jr. stays patient as playing time increases Newsome sets focus on helping Bolts open new PBA season on right track People arrive at the Olympic Stadium ahead of the opening ceremony at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Pyeongchang Olympic organizers are investigating a possible attack on their internet and Wi-Fi systems that took place about 45 minutes before the opening ceremony.Organizing committee spokeswoman Nancy Park said the defense ministry and a cybersecurity team were investigating the outage that occurred Friday night.ADVERTISEMENT Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Almazan vows to comeback stronger after finals heartbreak MOST READ Global opens AFC Cup bid vs Thanh Hoacenter_img View comments Nonito Donaire vs Naoya Inoue is BWAA 2019 Fight of the Year LATEST STORIES The games are being held about 80 kilometers (50 miles) from the border between North and South Korea, countries that technically have been at war since an armistice in 1953.An International Olympic Committee spokesman said drones that were scheduled to be used in the opening ceremony were not deployed. Spokesman Mark Adams called it an “impromptu logistical change” and did not say whether it was related to the Wi-Fi and internet outage.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. “It didn’t affect the opening ceremony,” Park said. “It went as planned. We just had some issue with our internal system.”Park said Saturday that the systems had been “normalized” without giving details. She earlier declined to speculate on the cause and said she did not want to call it a cyberattack.In a statement, organizers issued an apology “to all those affected. These have not disrupted any events.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSouth Korea’s Yonhap news agency reported that servers were shut down to prevent damage to technical systems, causing problems with the Pyeongchang Olympic website.The opening ceremony was attended by several heads of state and included North Korea’s ceremonial leader, Kim Yong Nam, and the sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Also on hand was U.S. Vice President Mike Pence. Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player awardlast_img read more

Nets’ Dinwiddie wins skills challenge

first_imgLOS ANGELES, CA – FEBRUARY 17: Spencer Dinwiddie #8 of the Brooklyn Nets accepts the trophy in the 2018 Taco Bell Skills Challenge at Staples Center on February 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images/AFPSpencer Dinwiddie of the Brooklyn Nets won the skills challenge to kick off NBA All-Star Saturday.Dinwiddie, who played at Taft High in the Woodland Hills neighborhood of Los Angeles, beat Lauri Markkanen of the Chicago Bulls in the final round.ADVERTISEMENT Sea turtle trapped in net freed in Legazpi City Phivolcs records 2 ‘discrete weak ash explosions’ at Taal Volcano Self-proclaimed ‘icon’ Adam Rippon takes final Olympic skate It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson LATEST STORIES UK plans Brexit celebrations but warns businesses may suffer Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next The skills competition consisted of two players going head to head. They dribbled around pylons, passed the ball into a net, dribbled to the other end of the floor for a layup and then dribbled back to the other end to take a pull-up 3-pointer.Eight players started the competition, with Dinwiddie and Markkanen advancing to the final.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkMarkkanen struggled passing the ball into the net, giving Dinwiddie a big lead. Dinwiddie dribbled down the floor and missed his first 3, but drained the next one to win. Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hourscenter_img GALLERY: Barangay Ginebra back as PBA Governors’ Cup kings Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Phivolcs records 2 ‘discrete weak ash explosions’ at Taal Volcano View comments Nueva Ecija warehouse making fake cigarettes raided, 29 Chinese workers nabbed MOST READ Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. last_img read more

Whether it’s NLEX or Magnolia, Fajardo says there is ‘no easy opponent’ for SMB

first_imgJiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Fajardo finished with 25 points, nine rebounds, and three rebounds in the series closer, showing no signs of slowing down as he remains as one of the biggest reasons why San Miguel is pegged as the favorites whoever its opponent may be in the championship round.The Cebuano giant, however, shrugged the notion off and said that when the title is on the line, nothing is easily given.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folk“There’s no such thing as an easy opponent. It was hard to get to the finals. It doesn’t mean that we’ve won three all-Filipino championships that we’ll be handed out the victories. We still have to get those wins,” he said.That’s why Fajardo is just in awe of the effort the Beermen showed through the course of this conference as they move four wins away from a rare fourth straight all-Filipino crown. Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Cone ‘angry’ at self but ‘proud’ of Gin Kings after semis exit Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Cabuyao City rising above the ashes through volunteerism Scarlett Johansson, Sterling K. Brown among SAG Awards presenters LATEST STORIES “I’m proud of my teammates because we’re all willing to step up. Even the coaching staff who was there for us, they are the ones who prepared us for the adjustments that we need to do in our games. Again, it’s a team effort,” he said.San Miguel will now have the luxury of rest as it awaits the victor of the Magnolia-NLEX semifinals series.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next View commentscenter_img MOST READ PBA IMAGESSan Miguel may be in the finals, but for June Mar Fajardo, the real work is just about to get started.“We’re happy that we’re back in the finals, but we know that it’s not going to be easy for us,” Fajardo said in Filipino. “All our efforts have bore fruit, and now that we’re here again with an opportunity to play in the Finals, we are happy. But we know that our mission is not yet over.”ADVERTISEMENT Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew In Liverpool, Man United sees the pain and path to recovery Conor McGregor seeks to emerge from controversy in UFC comeback Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Recto seeks to establish Taal rehab body to aid community, eruption victimslast_img read more

Triumph over adversity

first_imgMOST READ Renaldo Balkman also had his own mountains to scale. Chasing redemption, he is no longer the import who once choked his teammate. He is now a certified champion. —ASEANBASKETBALLLEAGUE.COMSTA. ROSA, Laguna—A campaign littered with adversity ended in a blaze of glory for San Miguel Alab Pilipinas on Wednesday night before one of the biggest crowds in Asean Basketball League Finals history at Sta. Rosa Multi Purpose Sports Complex.A hard-earned 102-93 victory over Mono Vampire of Thailand in Game 5 capped an incredible journey for the Filipino club, whose members all had remarkable stories on their rise to the top of the regional league.ADVERTISEMENT In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Truck driver killed in Davao del Sur road accident ‘Stop romanticizing Pinoy resilience’ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Green group flags ‘overkill’ use of plastic banderitas in Manila Sto. Niño feast The first one was to former teammate LA Tenorio shortly after a sponsor backed out, which led to a meeting with San Miguel sports director Alfrancis Chua, who approved the sponsorship deal for Alab five games into the season.The next one was to Balkman, whom he last crossed paths in the Fiba World Cup in Spain in 2014.Man of his word“[Balkman] told me, ‘Hey man, if you ever turn yourself into this coaching thing, you have my number,” said Alapag, recalling their conversation in the World Cup.“He’s (Alapag) a man of his word,” said Balkman, who had 32 points and nine rebounds in the title-clinching win.Balkman returned to the country five years after he was slapped with a lifetime ban in the PBA for choking a teammate. He has since apologized to former PBA commissioner Chito Salud and reconciled with ex-teammate Arwind Santos.“Past is the past for me,” said Balkman. “I have a bright future. We have a championship. I told you since Day 1 that we are going to put on a show. Our focus was on one goal and that is to win the championship. Every day, we worked hard.”Almost lost in the din of the celebration was Dy’s work behind the scenes. Already coming off a financially trying first stint as a team owner, Dy still insisted on going another round and committed to fielding a team anew.From finding sponsors to putting together a competitive team, including the acquisition of Brownlee which was made possible because of his friendship with the import’s agent, Sheryl Reyes, Dy’s imprints were all over the title run.“This (championship) makes everything worth it,” said Dy. Bulldogs, Maroons continue building process; eagles eye 4-0 start “I’m just proud of this team,” said Alapag, while carrying son, Ian, during the postchampionship press conference.“We were such a tight-knit group that when you do that, you give yourself an opportunity to win. Being with these guys, seeing the growth in all of them. Anytime you have a team like this, it isn’t just a team; it becomes a brotherhood, it becomes a family, that dynamic of a relationship changes.”In the finals, Alab overcame a Mono squad that had 7-foot-5 Sam Deguara, sniper Mike Singletary and a couple of heady Filipino players in point guard Jason Brickman and Paul Zamar.“It took our best effort tonight to beat Mono,” said Alapag, whose team managed a split in the Bangkok leg of the Finals to put themselves in a position to win at home.Alapag recalled making two phone calls in December that altered the fate of Alab.ADVERTISEMENTcenter_img Jo Koy draws ire for cutting through Cebu City traffic with ‘wang-wang’ Scientists seek rare species survivors amid Australia flames In his first major coaching stint, national team legend Jimmy Alapag got his validation, import Renaldo Balkman completed his road to redemption and Justin Brownlee continued his winning legacy in the Philippines.More than underlining his status as a superstar with another season Most Valuable Player award and a Finals MVP trophy, Ray Parks also fulfilled his father’s wish of winning the title the late great Bobby Parks Jr. failed to pull off in 2012 as coach, while team owner Charlie Dy also got his reward for soldiering on when support was hard to come by.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSolid contributionsRole players like Pamboy Raymundo, Lawrence Domingo and Pao Javelona also boosted their stock after making solid contributions to a championship run that included big victories over defending champion Hong Kong Eastern in the semifinals. Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award P16.5-M worth of aid provided for Taal Volcano eruption victims — NDRRMC LATEST STORIES View comments Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water recedinglast_img read more

Croatia beats Denmark on penalties, sets up QF vs Russia

first_imgJury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Harvey Weinstein rape trial Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Taal victims get help from Kalayaan town Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Croatians players clebrates after the penalties during the round of 16 match between Croatia and Denmark at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, Sunday, July 1, 2018. Croatia eliminates Denmark 3-2 on penalties after game ends 1-1. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia — Danijel Subasic saved three penalties to help Croatia reach the World Cup quarterfinals with a 3-2 shootout victory over Denmark following a 1-1 draw on Sunday.Ivan Rakitic scored the decisive penalty after Subasic had used his feet to stop an attempt from Nicolai Jorgensen.ADVERTISEMENT The teams stayed even for the next 116 minutes, including the 30 minutes of extra time.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Christopher Tolkien, son of Lord of the Rings author, dies aged 95center_img View comments MOST READ Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Bicol riders extend help to Taal evacuees LATEST STORIES Croatia captain Luka Modric, who also scored in the shootout, had a chance to put his team ahead late in injury time but his penalty was saved by Denmark goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel.Croatia will next face host Russia in the quarterfinals on Saturday in Sochi.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownDenmark took the lead in the first minute when defender Mathias Jorgensen scrambled in a shot that went in off Subasic’s left hand and then the left post. It was Denmark’s fastest ever World Cup goal.Croatia equalized in the fourth minute with another untidy goal at Nizhny Novgorod Stadium. Henrik Dalsgaard’s clearance hit a teammate and fell for Croatia forward Mario Mandzukic to hook the ball in. Cloudy skies over Luzon due to amihan Serena Williams says it’s unfair she’s drug-tested morelast_img read more

Clarkson arrives in Indonesia just in time to watch PH team

first_imgSports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Atletico come back to beat Lopetegui’s Real Madrid in Super Cup MOST READ Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWs ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES ‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins Clarkson, who travelled from Los Angeles and had a layover in Singapore, went straight to the GBK Basketball Hall after he landed in Jakarta Thursday and was able to catch his national team as they duked it out against Kazakhstan in the third quarter.The Philippines easily handled the Kazakhs 96-59 while Clarkson watched from the bench beside Asi Taulava.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’The NBA initially disallowed Clarkson to join the Philippines in the Asian Games since the league only allows its players to play in the Olympics and Fiba tournaments.Clarkson was then given a “one-time exception” to play in the continental meet after the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas’ persuasion. The 26-year-old swingman will have four days to acclimate himself with his new team and learn head coach Yeng Guiao’s system. /jeRELATED VIDEOcenter_img Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ Gov’t in no rush to rescue animals in Taal DepEd’s Taal challenge: 30K students displaced Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil View comments Filipino-American NBA player Jordan Clarkson, right, watches on the bench as he arrives during a match against Philippines and Kazakhstan at the men’s basketball match at the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia on Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Clarkson will play with the Philippine team on the next games. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)It took a lot to put Jordan Clarkson in the Philippine bench but it finally happened through hook and crook.After the NBA’s reversal regarding Clarkson’s inclusion to the Philippine team, the Cleveland Cavalier eventually joined the men’s national basketball team in the Indonesia Asian Games.ADVERTISEMENT Peza offers relief to ecozone firmslast_img read more

Racela sends his best to new TNT coach Ravena

first_imgJapeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum MOST READ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award LATEST STORIES PBA: Beermen crush Dyip, Elite stun Ginebra Phivolcs: Slim probability of Taal Volcano caldera eruption Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown View comments Racela used his social media accounts to wish Ravena the best for the remainder of the 2018 PBA Governors’ Cup where the KaTropa sit at the eighth seed with a 2-4 record.“Good things come to those who wait,” said Racela pertaining to Ravena’s long tenure with TNT.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissREAD: Bong Ravena promoted to TNT head coach“Wishing Bongravs and his revamped coaching staff the best this conference and beyond.” Nash Racela offered his congratulations to his Bong Ravena, who is taking over his spot as head coach of TNT, on Friday.ADVERTISEMENT “Kiefer lipat na (transfer already)!” joked Racela.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Ravena started his assistant coach job with the KaTropa in 2008 and served under Chot Reyes, Norman Black, Jong Uichico, and Racela.TNT started off fairly at 1-1 but got into a three-game slide that culminated in a 112-82 blowout loss to Phoenix.Assistant coach Eric Gonzales was then given the reins temporarily in TNT’s 118-114 win over Columbian.Ever the jokester, Racela also joked that Ravena’s son Kiefer should join TNT.Kiefer is under contract with TNT sister team NLEX but is serving his Fiba suspension for a doping violation.ADVERTISEMENT Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA titlelast_img read more

Dirk Nowitzki accepts bench role with Mavericks

first_imgAfter Russia vote, anti-doping group calls WADA compromised Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award View comments Phivolcs: Slim probability of Taal Volcano caldera eruption LATEST STORIES Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil “It’s all about winning, at the end of the day. Whatever puts us in the best position to win is what we’re going to roll with, and coach Carlisle has obviously shown over his time here that he’s willing to try anything.”Nowitzki was the ninth overall pick in the 1998 entry draft and was acquired by the Mavericks via a trade with the Milwaukee Bucks.The 13-time all-star is the most decorated Maverick in franchise history. He was named Most Valuable Player of the 2006-07 season and MVP of the 2011 NBA finals. Nowitzki is only international player with more than 30,000 career NBA points.ADVERTISEMENT Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew The 40-year-old has been a starter throughout his career, but coach Rick Carlisle said he expects to use the veteran “off the bench” this year, with new arrival DeAndre Jordan starting.“At this point, and Dirk knows this, we talked about it, we have to move the franchise forward the right way,” Carlisle said during the Mavericks media day.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissNowitzki said he had been expecting to be relegated to the bench after the arrival of Jordan.“When we signed DeAndre, it was pretty much clear in my head that I’m coming off the bench,” Nowitzki said. Dirk Nowitzki #41 of the Dallas Mavericks poses for a portrait during the Dallas Mavericks Media Day held at American Airlines Center on September 21, 2018 in Dallas, Texas. Tom Pennington/Getty Images/AFPDallas Mavericks veteran Dirk Nowitzki is ready to start his record 21st consecutive NBA season from the bench, the team confirmed Friday.German star Nowitzki, who will become the first player in NBA history to play 21 seasons with the same club, re-signed with Dallas in July.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plumlast_img read more

UAAP: Ateneo destroys UST for fourth straight win

first_imgAteneo showed no remorse in handing University of Santo Tomas its third straight loss, an 85-53 destruction Saturday in the UAAP Season 81 men’s basketball tournamen at Filoil Flying V Centre.ADVERTISEMENT Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Ateneo assistant coach Sandy Arespacochaga said it was important for his big men to step up with the absence of Raffy Verano, who sprained his ankle in their previous game.“It was a good effort for the team and we all know that Raffy won’t be able to play and it was important for our bigs to step up,” said Arespacochaga who saw his team outrebound UST 50-41.Ateneo’s defense also limited the Growling Tigers to just 18 field goals in 68 attempts while the Blue Eagles had almost double that mark with a 34-of-73 clip.Angelo Koume led the Blue Eagles with 20 points, 15 rebounds, and four blocks while Thirdy Ravena had 11 points and two blocks with Isaac Go pitching in eight points and 11 boards.Renzo Subido led UST with 19 points while rookie CJ Cansino had a 15-point, 10-rebiund double-double.ADVERTISEMENT The second seeded Blue Eagles bumped their winning streak to four games and climbed to a 4-1 standing to stay half-a-game behind league leader Adamson University, which has a 5-0 card.The Blue Eagles wasted no time in establishing their command early on and limited the Growling Tigers to just eight points in the second quarter while putting up 18 of their own to head into the halftime break with a 37-18 lead.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissAteneo then drove its rule further in the third quarter taking a 27-point lead, 57-30, after SJ Belangel’s three-pointer.The loss not only sent the Growling Tigers, 1-3, falling to a three-way tie with University of the Philippines and National University at the seventh seed, it was also the worst defeat of Aldin Ayo’s coaching career. For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Chief Justice Peralta on upcoming UAAP game: UP has no match against UST PLAY LIST 01:00Chief Justice Peralta on upcoming UAAP game: UP has no match against UST01:32UAAP Season 81: Racela says he’ll be ‘surprised’ if Ateneo loses a game in elims02:11SEA GAMES 2019: PH’s Nesthy Petecio boxing featherweight final (HIGHLIGHTS)02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award MOST READ View comments Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taalcenter_img Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Killer instinct sets Dave Peñalosa apart, believes uncle Gerry LATEST STORIES Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anewlast_img read more