Batang Gilas bows out with loss to China

first_imgJo Koy draws ire for cutting through Cebu City traffic with ‘wang-wang’ Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next MOST READ Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil LATEST STORIES Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Scientists seek rare species survivors amid Australia flames View comments Team Philippines, because of its Final Four entry after a 72-70 win over Japan on Friday, is already assured of a slot in the Fiba World U-17 championship later this year in Argentina.Sun Haoqin led the Chinese with 22 points.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 crownChina remained undefeated and will clash with Australia for the gold medal.The Filipinos, who lost for the first time in their last three games and are 3-2 overall counting their group games, have been relegated to the battle for third against New Zealand also on Sunday.center_img Truck driver killed in Davao del Sur road accident Lady Tamaraws gain Final Four Photo from Fiba.comBatang Gilas’ impressive 2018 Fiba U-16 run came to a halt on Saturday after a 60-54 loss to host China in the semifinals at Lingnan Mingzhu Gymnasium in Foshan.Kai Sotto, though, provided a silver lining in the loss after a 26-point, 21-rebound, six-block effort against the big and agile Chinese.ADVERTISEMENT Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina P16.5-M worth of aid provided for Taal Volcano eruption victims — NDRRMC 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 Green group flags ‘overkill’ use of plastic banderitas in Manila Sto. Niño feast Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’last_img read more

Austria says Gillenwater up for evaluation: ‘We’re not impressed’

first_imgWinfrey details her decision to withdraw from Simmons film Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Dave Chappelle donates P1 million to Taal relief operations LATEST STORIES Gutsy Rain or Shine keeps San Miguel winless with OT win China population now over 1.4 billion as birthrate falls Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netANTIPOLO — Tuesday is judgment day for San Miguel import Troy Gillenwater.With Gillenwater failing to impress in his first two outings for the Grand Slam-seeking Beermen, coach Leo Austria said the team is now in the process of evaluation, especially after the squad reeled to its first 0-2 start in three years after a 123-119 overtime defeat to Rain or Shine on Sunday night.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Weinstein rape trial Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours “We’ll have to think about it. We have to evaluate. Any player is subject for evaluation if they are helpful or not. It should be a collective decision,” Austria said.Through two games, Gillenwater averaged only 15.0 points, 8.5 rebounds, and 1.5 assists.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 crownEven Austria admitted that he wasn’t blown away with Gillenwater’s performance.It also didn’t help that the 29-year-old was ejected late in the first half against the Elasto Painters after making physical contact with referee Rey Yante. 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 Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew “Compared to the other imports, we’re not impressed,” he said. “His first quarter is very impressive, but that’s just the first quarter. He should last at least 40 minutes per game and we saw that he’s so frustrated.”Austria shared that San Miguel is now pressed for time to make a decision quick, with the duel against Alaska set on Saturday in Dumaguete.But if the Beermen decide to make a change, they are still left with a tough decision to make with last season’s Best Import Charles Rhodes or San Miguel Alab Pilipinas reinforcement Renaldo Balkman both available.“Hopefully, we’ll have a decision soon. The sooner the better,” he said.ADVERTISEMENT Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding View commentslast_img read more

Tacloban creams Pocari

first_imgDon’t miss out on the latest news and information. Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding SMB slump ends; ROS gains playoffs 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 award Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Weinstein rape trial Tacloban put in enough spunk worthy of its moniker to frustrate defending champion Pocari Sweat, 25-17, 17-25, 25-20, 16-25, 15-10, Sunday night and register its fourth win in the Premier Volleyball League Reinforced Conference at FilOil Flying V Center.When the game was on the line, Jovielyn Prado unloaded four of her 17 points as the Fighting Warays crowded the upper half of the standings with a 4-3 record and stay within striking distance of league-leading Creamline (5-1) and Paymaya (4-2).ADVERTISEMENT China population now over 1.4 billion as birthrate falls “In the fifth set, I was thinking that whichever team is more composed will have the edge,” said Prado in Filipino. “And I showed them that I also have championship experience.”The two-time NCAA champion for Arellano University sparked a 5-0 burst that gave the Fighting Warays a 9-4 buffer in the deciding frame.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 crown Lacson: Calamity fund cut; where did P4 billion go?center_img Dave Chappelle donates P1 million to Taal relief operations LATEST STORIES Winfrey details her decision to withdraw from Simmons film Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina MOST READ Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew View commentslast_img read more

Makabansa hoops tips off

first_imgAllen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? All 18 teams led by defending champion Senate Advocates get to strut their wares on Saturday when the second edition of the Makabansa Basketball League takes off at Meralco Fitness Center in Pasig City.MVP Sports Foundation chair Manny V. Pangilinan heads the guest list along with Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi at the opening of the recreational tournament that features government officials and employees as well as executives of private companies.ADVERTISEMENT With big-payday fights on the horizon, Ancajas hopes to put on a show vs Barrios Also expected to grace the opening are Interior and Local Government Undersecretary Epimaco Densing and special prosecutor Edilberto Sandoval of the Office of the Ombudsman as well as former national basketball team coach and TV5 president Chot Reyes.Project lead Jang Moreno of Meralco said Asi Taulava and Kevin Alas of NLEX Road Warriors and Ranidel de Ocampo and Jared Dilinger of Meralco Bolts will also be in attendance.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 Chriss Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew LATEST STORIES Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazilcenter_img Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next 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 Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college MOST READ Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown View commentslast_img read more

Folayang, Khan dispute vacant ONE lightweight title in Manila

first_imgEduard Folayang. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netA new ONE lightweight champion will be crowned not long after the title was vacated by Martin Nguyen several days ago.ONE chairman and CEO Chatri Sityodtong on Monday announced that Filipino MMA star Eduard Folayang and Singaporean knockout artist Amir Khan will dispute the belt at ONE: Conquest of Champions on November 23 at Mall of Asia Arena.ADVERTISEMENT Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles02:18Alvarez ready to take risk vs Folayang, looks to end clash by ‘knockout or submission’03:47PH’s Charly Suarez boxing lightweight 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 Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum LATEST STORIES Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew The 23-year-old Khan, who has won eight of his last fights, eyes history for Singapore as he hopes to become the country’s first homegrown world champion in his first title fight.“Amir wants to become Singapore’s first homegrown World Champion in history, and stamp his legacy as the greatest Singaporean martial artist the world has ever seen.” said Sityodtong said of Khan, who beat Filipino Honorio Banario via submission earlier this month.Sityodtong also said whoever wins between Folayang and Khan will defend the lightweight strap against the victor of the Shinya Aoki and Ev Ting showdown at ONE: Kingdom of Heroes on Saturday in Bangkok, Thailand.“Barring any injuries or unforeseen circumstances, I fully expect the winner between Ev and Shinya to face the winner between Eduard and Amir in Tokyo.” Sityodtong said.  “Without a doubt, it is super exciting times for this incredibly stacked division. Hold your breath though. I am going to announce more explosive news soon. Stay tuned.”ADVERTISEMENT Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal PSC to ‘fast-track’ rehab of athletes’ dorms after death of wushu junior Daraliay MOST READ “I am excited to announce that Eduard ‘Landslide’ Folayang and Amir Khan will face each other for the ONE Lightweight World Championship on November 23 in Manila,” Sityodtong wrote on his Facebook account. “The stakes could not be any higher for both warriors in what will be the biggest fight of their careers.”The 33-year-old Folayang earned his shot to reclaim the crown he yielded when got knocked out cold in the second round by Nguyen in November last year after scoring a pair of impressive decision wins over previously undefeated Russian fighters Aziz Pahrudinov and Kharun Atlangeriev.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 Chriss“Eduard wants to reclaim his title and go down as the greatest Filipino martial artist in history.” Sityodtong said.But Folayang’s road back to the top will have to go through a dangerous foe in Khan. Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View commentslast_img read more

Rockets’ Zhou Qi hurts knee in exhibition game vs. Shanghai

first_imgHouston Rockets forward Zhou Qi (9) is taken from the court in a wheelchair after injuring his left knee on a loose ball scramble play with Shanghai Sharks forward Luis Scola (4) during the first half of an exhibition NBA basketball game Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke)Houston’s Zhou Qi played only three minutes Tuesday night before the 7-foot-1 center from China sprained his left knee against the Shanghai Sharks.Qi, the Rockets’ second-round pick in 2016 who played in 18 games last season, was playing in his first preseason game.ADVERTISEMENT Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college SHARKS: Fredette played all 48 minutes. … Center Zhang Zhaoxu had 10 points and five rebounds.ROCKETS: Houston hit 17 3s in the first half and scored 73 points. … Harden had 17 points in the first quarter as the Rockets built a 38-20 lead. … Gary Clark had 16 points and James Ennis III and Gerald Green each scored 15. … Brandon Sampson had four points and missed all three 3-point attempts in his first game with the Rockets.UP NEXT: Houston (3-1) visits Memphis on Friday.THUNDER 119, BUCKS 115, OTDeonte Burton had 16 points for the Thunder, including the go-ahead 3-pointer in overtime. Paul George played only the first half and finished with a game-high 26 points on 8-of-13 shooting.Christian Wood had 19 points on 7-of-10 shooting and 15 rebounds for the Bucks. Tyler Zeller had 17 points, and Tim Frazier made a buzzer-beating 3-pointer from the top of the key to send the game into overtime.BUCKS: Rookie guard Donte DiVincenzo, who helped lead Villanova to the national championship last season, got the start for the Bucks. He missed his first four shots and finished with 12 points on 3-of-10 shooting. … Giannis Antetokounmpo, Eric Bledsoe, Brook Lopez, Khris Middleton and Ersan Ilyasova were given the night off to rest.THUNDER: Russell Westbrook did not play. … Hamidou Diallo added 19 points and Nerlens Noel had 10 rebounds. … Timothe Lewawu-Cabarrot had 10 points off the bench.UP NEXT: Oklahoma City (3-1) visits Golden State for the regular-season opener Tuesday. Milwaukee (2-1) visits Minnesota on Friday in preseason finale.CLIPPERS 109, NUGGETS 103 Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum He bent over to pick up a loose ball in the lane in the second quarter when Shanghai’s Luis Scola crashed into his left knee, bending it sideways. The 22-year-old Qi immediately grimaced in pain and grabbed for the knee.He was taken to the locker room in a wheelchair.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 ChrissCoach Mike D’Antoni said before the game Qi was expected to see plenty of playing time against Yao Ming’s former team.It was one of 13 preseason games this year where NBA teams host international clubs. The other international teams include the Beijing Ducks, Melbourne United, New Zealand Breakers, Sydney Kings and Perth Wildcats. 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 Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal Phivolcs: Slim probability of Taal Volcano caldera eruption Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. In addition, the Mavericks and 76ers played two exhibition games against each other in China this preseason.ROCKETS 128, SHANGHAI SHARKS 86James Harden had 37 points in 30 minutes, leading the Rockets to the victory. Harden was 13 of 18 from the field, including 9 of 14 from 3-point range. He also had nine assists. PJ Tucker had 22 points and six 3-pointers as the Rockets launched 66 3s, making 28.Jimmer Fredette led the way for the Sharks with 41 points on 16-of-40 shooting. He also had nine rebounds and three assists.Scola, a former Rocket, finished with 18 points on 8-of-13 shooting and 12 rebounds.ADVERTISEMENT Bolt to get start in trial game for football club in Australia Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Danilo Gallinari scored 16 points in 20 minutes to help the Clippers to the victory.The Clippers pulled away with a 10-2 run to start the fourth quarter and led the rest of the way.Trey Lyles had 15 points, 10 rebounds and five assists in 24 minutes for the Nuggets. Monte Morris added 14 points and six assists.CLIPPERS: With regular starters Tobias Harris and Marcin Gortat resting, 7-foot-3 center Boban Marjanovic and No. 11 pick Shai Gilgeous-Alexander were in the starting lineup. Marjanovic had 14 points, 12 rebounds and three blocks in 14 minutes. … Hours before the game, the Clippers announced they had waived undrafted rookie Desi Rodriguez. … Milos Teodosic went scoreless in his preseason debut. He was held out of the previous three games with a hamstring injury.NUGGETS: Coach Michael Malone played Denver’s regular starters for the entire first quarter and sat them the rest of the game. … Malik Beasley scored 12, and Will Barton and Juancho Hernangomez added 11 points each. … Denver shot 58.1 percent from the field in the first half and 25.5 percent in the second. … Nikola Jokic had two turnovers in 12 minutes and has 14 turnovers to just 13 assists in 78 preseason minutes.UP NEXT: The Clippers (4-0) host Maccabi Haifa on Thursday to wrap up their preseason. The Nuggets (3-1) conclude their preseason with a trip to Chicago on Friday. … Denver will visit the Clippers on Oct. 17 to open the regular season. 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Balanced Bolts make it 3 straight wins, beat Painters

first_imgDon’t miss out on the latest news and information. Tolomia and Durham had seven points each in the fourth quarter, where Meralco broke loose from a tight contest after going on a 14-3 run capped by a Cliff Hodge jumper that made it, 88-77, with 2:31 left. Hodge chalked up a double-double with 14 points and 11 rebounds.Norbert Torres paced the Elasto Painters (2-6) with 16 points while Terrence Watson had 14 points and 13 rebounds.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew UP ends losing spell at expense of UE MOST READ LATEST STORIES Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive 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 Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum View commentscenter_img Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal PBA IMAGESMeralco stayed in playoff contention after beating Rain or Shine, 91-82, in the 2018 PBA Governors’ Cup Sunday at Smart Araneta Coliseum.The Bolts racked up their third straight win and moved up to ninth place with a 4-6 record, just half a game behind for the eighth and last quarterfinals slot.ADVERTISEMENT Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil “I think it’s been nine quarters of very solid defense on our part starting with the last quarter of the NLEX game and going to the Magnolia game and even tonight,” said Meralco head coach Norman Black.“Everyone was operating as a team, closing out, challenging their shooters. We made mistakes but overall, our defense was good. On the other end, we had good balanced scoring tonight with a lot of guys contributing. Durham did not have to dominate the game offensively because other guys stepped up and really helped.”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 ChrissAllen Durham had game-highs of 19 points and 20 rebounds while five others finished in double-digit scoring for the Bolts led by Mike Tolomia’s 17 points.Mike Tolomia came off the bench and gave us a big lift today,” Black praised. Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines?last_img read more

UEFA gets $230M sponsorship from Chinese payment platform

first_imgA picture shows a Nations League official ball on the pitch before the UEFA Nations League football match between Turkey and Russia at Senol Gunes Sport Complex in Trabzon on September 7, 2018. (Photo by OZAN KOSE / AFP)SHANGHAI — UEFA has secured more than 200 million euros ($230 million) from Chinese online payments platform Alipay to sponsor leading European Football competitions.UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin was in Shanghai on Friday to announce to the eight-year deal with Alipay to sponsor men’s national team competitions, including the European Championship in 2020 and 2024 and the new Nations League.ADVERTISEMENT Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title The company is controlled by Jack Ma, the founder of e-commerce giant Alibaba Group.World soccer’s governing body, FIFA, has a tie-up with Alibaba, which was founded by Ma in 1999. Car manufacturing brand Alibaba E-Auto is the title sponsor of the Club World Cup through 2022.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 Chriss 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? LATEST STORIES View comments 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 awardcenter_img Infantino wants ‘corruption’ term back on FIFA ethics code MOST READ 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 Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. last_img read more

Danny Green scores in last second to lift Raptors over Magic

first_imgMOST READ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Green made a fade-away jumper with less than a second remaining to lift the Toronto Raptors over the Orlando Magic 93-91 on Tuesday night. He caught Kyle Lowry’s inbound pass with 2.3 seconds left, pulled up on the left side of the lane and hit a jumper with 0.5 seconds showing. Orlando’s Nikola Vucevic missed on a 67-foot heave as time expired.“Most coaches wouldn’t go to a guy who makes a mistake at that point in the game, but Nick has 100 percent faith in all of us,” Green said. “He continues to encourage us and allows us to play through our mistakes. It was nice to make one after missing quite a few the whole game.”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 ChrissKawhi Leonard led Toronto with 18 points, and Pascal Siakam had 15. Serge Ibaka added 14 points and nine rebounds, and Green finished with 13.Fournier led the Magic with 27 points, 22 of them in the second half when he was about the only offense Orlando could generate. Aaron Gordon had 16 points, and Vucevic had 14 points and 18 rebounds for the Magic, who ended a three-game winning streak. Both sides struggled offensively much of the game, especially the fourth quarter. Toronto committed eight turnovers in the final period, and Orlando missed 11 straight field-goal attempts during a rough 4-minute stretch.Some of that had to do with the defense.“Our defense was unbelievable the first 24 minutes and the last 12,” Nurse said. “We were an absolute disaster in the third quarter, but some of that was our offense’s fault.”The Magic outscored the Raptors 38-26 in the third quarter to wipe out what had been an 18-point deficit. Orlando led 77-75 early in the fourth quarter before missing 11 straight field-goal attempts. Its only points during that time were two free throws from Jonathan Isaac.“The story of the game was the first six minutes of the fourth quarter,” Magic coach Steve Clifford said. “We did a good job fighting at the end and that last shot was a difficult shot and he just knocked it in.”ADVERTISEMENT Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew UP NEXTRaptors: Finish a four-game road trip at Atlanta on Wednesday night.Magic: Start a six-game Western Conference swing in Denver on Friday night.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA titlecenter_img 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 Toronto Raptors’ Danny Green (14) celebrates his game winning shot against the Orlando Magic with teammate Pascal Siakam (43) in the final seconds of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)ORLANDO, Florida — Danny Green watched helplessly from the paint while Evan Fournier dribbled past and dunked a tying basket with 2.3 seconds left.Feeding off the confidence of first-year coach Nick Nurse, Green got redemption on the very next play.ADVERTISEMENT Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown NBA-worst Cavs cut ties with JR Smith in post-LeBron revamp LATEST STORIES Toronto didn’t take much advantage of the drought. The Raptors could only put together a 3-pointer from Green and a layup by Jonas Valanciunas during that stretch to take an 80-77 lead.The teams traded baskets from there until Ibaka drilled a jumper from the top of the key to put Toronto in front 91-89.Toronto led by 18 during a first half when both teams struggled to find or maintain an offensive rhythm. The Raptors made enough shots to jump out to a 40-22 advantage in the middle of the second quarter, as Orlando labored with under 30 percent shooting.Fournier started the second half with a 3-pointer, the first of six 3s in the period for the Magic. Another 3 from Fournier tied it at 59 with 5:05 left, and his free throw gave Orlando a 75-73 lead going into the fourth. Fournier had 14 points in the quarter.VUCEVIC GETTING NOTICEDVucevic is averaging 25.5 points and 11.7 rebounds the past six games, including five Orlando victories.“He’s playing better than I’ve ever seen him play,” Nurse said. “It used to be he’d get 20 and 12 or something and it was like you didn’t even notice or it didn’t matter. But now, it’s in the rhythm of what they’re doing. He’s got this look on his face that says give me the ball and I’m going to score it.”TIP-INSRaptors: Toronto didn’t have a player reach double-figure scoring in the first half. … Toronto got 17 second-chance points.Magic: Backup F Terrence Ross, the hottest shooter on the Magic over the last five games, was just 2 of 10 against his old team. … The Magic shot only 41.5 percent for the game. View commentslast_img read more

LOOK: Magnolia players celebrate PBA title with their lucky charms

first_imgREAD: New dads Jio Jalalon, Paul Lee draw inspiration from first-borns Sarah Geronimo’s ‘Tala’ enters Billboard’s world digital song sales chart Phivolcs: Slim probability of Taal Volcano caldera eruption View comments Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. After a series of semifinals exits, Magnolia Hotshots got their breakthrough in the PBA Governors’ Cup and returned to the top of the PBA food chain for the first time since winning the Grand Slam in 2014.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissSPORTSCoronation night?SPORTSThirdy Ravena gets‍‍‍ offers from Asia, Australian ball clubsJio Jalalon raises his daughter Jiana Skyla in celebration after winning the PBA Govenors’ Cup title. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netImport Romeo Travis carries her daughter amid the celebration at Ynares Antipolo. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netPaul Lee poses with his wife Rubie Chua and their daughter Tokyo. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netIan Sangalang enjoys a moment with his son. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net Magnolia had their lucky charms with them as they celebrated their first PBA championship after four years.On the confetti-laden floor with thousands of fans cheering in the gallery, the Hotshots cherished the long-awaited moment with their friends and family–and for guards Paul Lee and Jio Jalalon, their newborn children.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next UP Lady Maroons halt UST Tigresses’ run for PSL Collegiate title LATEST STORIES Comelec assures no disruption in operations with retirement of execs ‘Duterte legacy:’ Gov’t boasts achievements so far P260,000 each in aid to displaced Marawi folk released by US Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Sarah Geronimo’s ‘Tala’ enters Billboard’s world digital song sales chart 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 ADVERTISEMENT Lee and Jalalon’s kids were born just 11 days apart and both players have played with a spring in their step since then, contributing to Magnolia’s success this season. Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Tim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’last_img read more