Bullock shines as Rain or Shine rips TNT

first_imgUPLB exempted from SEA Games class suspension Catriona Gray spends Thanksgiving by preparing meals for people with illnesses But it wasn’t just him. The locals also hit their mark as Rain or Shine shot 16 three-pointers to rise to a 3-2 card.Finishing the game strong, Jericho Cruz poured in eight of his 14 markers in the fourth period, alongside five boards and five assists.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutJewel Ponferrada  chipped in 12 points and eight rebounds, while Mark Borboran got 11 for the Elasto Painters.“Everybody seemed to be on the same page today and that’s why we played well,” said coach Caloy Garcia. “Basically, everybody stepped up in today’s game.” Ranidel de Ocampo and Levi Hernandez wound up with 11 points for TNT.The scores:RAIN OR SHINE 105 – Bullock 20, Cruz 14, Ponferrada 12, Borboran 11, Yap 10, Ahanmisi 9, Trollano 7, Tiu 6, Belga 5, Robles 4, King 3, Matias 2, Daquioag 2, Maiquez 0.TNT 73 – Rice Jr. 19, De Ocampo 11, Hernandez 11, Williams 8, Lingganay 6, Tautuaa 5, Garcia 4, Reyes 3, Nuyles 3, Tamsi 2, Carey 1, Golla 0.Quarters: 30-14, 49-32, 77-58, 105-73. LIST: Class, gov’t work suspensions during 30th SEA Games Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC View comments Beau Belga also was a positive influence for his team this time out, doing the dirty work with five points, 10 rebounds, and three assists to bounce back after being ejected in Rain or Shine’s last game against Kia.The Elasto Painters stepped on the gas pedal early, jumping to a 27-11 lead in the first quarter to set the tone for the whole game. They led by as much as 28, 62-34, courtesy of a Maverick Ahanmisi jumper at the 8:28 mark of the third quarter.Debuting import Glen Rice Jr. woke the KaTropa up out of their slumber, chopping the lead down to 12, 66-54, after an RR Garcia free throw with 3:46 left in the period, but a pair of Chris Tiu treys followed by another triple from Mark Borboran restored order for Rain or Shine and brought the lead back up to 20, 77-57.With the absence of its national team players, the KaTropa couldn’t keep up with the hot-shooting Elasto Painters and shot only 28 percent from the field.Rice scored 19 points that went with eight rebounds, and three assists in his first game with the KaTropa, as he struggled to draw support from his locals.ADVERTISEMENT SEA Games in Calabarzon safe, secure – Solcom chief Read Next Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. LOOK: Venues for 2019 SEA Games MOST READ FILE – Rain or Shine import J’Nathan Bullock scores on a layup against Kia. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netMotivated to rebound from his underwhelming debut, J’Nathan Bullock responded to coach Caloy Garcia’s demands to lead Rain or Shine to a 105-73 blowout of TNT Sunday in the 2017 PBA Governors’ Cup at Smart Araneta Coliseum.The 30-year-old reinforcement made sure the Elasto Painters didn’t make a mistake tapping him as replacement, as he posted 20 points, 14 rebounds, and three assists in the win.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES SEA Games: PH’s Alisson Perticheto tops ice skating short program WATCH: Streetboys show off slick dance moves in Vhong Navarro’s wedding Perlas Pilipinas routs Singapore to open SEA Games bid Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles03:28Hurricane Dorian lashes South Carolina, Great Abaco Island00:50Trending Articles01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Gameslast_img read more

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Ikeh, Ravena star as Ateneo drubs Adamson

first_imgAlaska determined to get back into playoffs Fire hits houses in Mandaluyong City Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. LOOK: Loisa Andalio, Ronnie Alonte unwind in Amanpulo for 3rd anniversary Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netWhat was deemed as a potential Final Four preview wasn’t even close.Ateneo treated Adamson like the whipping team of old, 85-65, to cap off the opening day of UAAP Season 80 Saturday at Mall of Asia Arena.ADVERTISEMENT Nonong Araneta re-elected as PFF president Frontrow holds fun run to raise funds for young cancer patients  The Blue Eagles were hardly challenged by the Falcons, who are reeling from the absence of their dominant big man Papi Sarr.“It was a good win for us. I guess we’re lucky that Papi Sarr wasn’t in the game,” said Ateneo coach Sandy Arespacochaga.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutout“We’re not surprised that Ikeh played great because he has been practicing well for us.”Ateneo import Chi Ikeh feasted on Adamson’s diminished frontline and finished with 18 points and 17 rebounds. Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMCcenter_img WATCH: Streetboys show off slick dance moves in Vhong Navarro’s wedding MOST READ BSP sees higher prices in November, but expects stronger peso, low rice costs to put up fight LATEST STORIES View comments Read Next Thirdy Ravena topscored with 20 points on top of 10 rebounds for the Blue Eagles, who never trailed and led by as much as 22.Minus Sarr, who was sidelined due to a groin injury, the Falcons were out-rebounded, 60-35. Sarr averaged 14.4 points and 14.9 rebounds last season as he led Adamson back to the Final Four.Kurt Lojera had 11 points, including a drive that trimmed Ateneo’s lead to single-digits, 63-54, before Ravena extended it back to 16, 76-60, with 2:49 remaining.The Falcons’ usual hitters struggled mightily on the offensive end with Jerrick Ahanmisi going 4-of-16 from the field and Sean Manganti missing all of his four attempts from long range. Both wound up with nine points each.ADVERTISEMENT E.T. returns to earth, reunites with grown-up Elliott in new ad last_img read more

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Rio Olympic head Nuzman formally charged with corruption

first_imgOnyok Velasco see bright future for PH boxing in Olympics PLAY LIST 00:45Onyok Velasco see bright future for PH boxing in Olympics00:50Trending Articles01:38‘Bato’ to be ‘most effective’ CHR head? It’s for public to decide – Gascon01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games The 75-year-old Nuzman was arrested two weeks ago and is being held in prison.Prosecutors also filed corruption charges against Nuzman’s right-hand man at the Rio Olympic organizing committee, Leonardo Gryner.In the filing, prosecutors said the two “promoted, formed, financed, and integrated a criminal organization aimed at committing the crimes of corruption and embezzlement in detriment of the State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil’s Olympic Committee and the organizing committee of the Rio 2016 Olympics.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutBrazilian and French authorities say Nuzman helped pay $2 million to Papa Massata Diack to win votes to stage the 2016 Olympics.In the vote in 2009 to pick the host city, Lamine Diack, Papa Massata’s father, was a powerful IOC member from Senegal with sway over the African voting bloc. Nonong Araneta re-elected as PFF president Papa Massata Diack, Lamine Diack, former Rio governor Sergio Cabral, and businessman Arthur Cesar deMenezes Soares Filho were also charged in the filing.Nuzman resigned last week as the president of the Brazilian Olympic Committee. He has denied any wrongdoingand wrote in his resignation letter that he was “unjustly implicated.”The filing says Nuzman has undeclared assets in Switzerland, including 16, 1-kilo gold bars.“While Olympic medalists chased their dreams of gold medals, leaders of the Brazilian Olympic Committee stashed their gold in Switzerland,” prosecutor Fabiana Schenider said when Nuzman was arrested.The day after the Olympics ended, International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach presented Nuzman, and former Mayor Eduardo Paes, gold “Olympic Orders” for their role in running the Rio Olympics.ADVERTISEMENT Kammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasa MOST READ BSP sees higher prices in November, but expects stronger peso, low rice costs to put up fight Read Next Frontrow holds fun run to raise funds for young cancer patients  LATEST STORIES Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC FILE – In this Oct. 5, 2017 file photo, Carlos Nuzman, president of the Brazilian Olympic Committee, is escorted by federal police officers after being taken into custody at his home, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Nuzman was charged by Brazilian prosecutors Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, with corruption, money laundering, tax evasion, and running a criminal organization. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo, File)RIO DE JANEIRO — Carlos Nuzman, the head of last year’s Rio de Janeiro Olympics, has been charged by Brazilian federal prosecutors with corruption, money laundering, tax evasion and running a criminal organization.Brazilian prosecutors announced the formal charges on Wednesday.ADVERTISEMENT Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH Kin of Misamis Oriental hero cop to get death benefits, award — PNP Alejandro lauds teammates’ fighting spirit despite loss to Ateneo “These were marvelous Olympic Games,” Bach said. “The Olympic Games Rio 2016 have shown the best of the Cariocas (Rio residents) and Brazilians to the world.”Prosecutors wrote in court documents that “There is robust evidence that Carlos Nuzman, as head of Brazil’s Olympic Committee and Rio 2016 organizing committee, had an increase in his total assets that is incompatible with his declared assets. On the other side, there are elements that suggest there was embezzlement of taxpayer money that was destined to the referred Olympic entities.” Fire hits houses in Mandaluyong City Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View commentslast_img read more

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Gassiev knocks out Dorticos in cruiserweight unification bout

first_imgGlobe Business launches leading cloud-enabled and hardware-agnostic conferencing platform in PH AFP official booed out of forum Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH View comments NEXT BLOCK ASIA 2.0 introduces GURUS AWARDS to recognize and reward industry influencers Onyok Velasco see bright future for PH boxing in Olympics PLAY LIST 00:45Onyok Velasco see bright future for PH boxing in Olympics05:25PH boxing team determined to deliver gold medals for PH02:03Russian envoy invites PH firms to explore for oil, gas in Russia01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City 2 ‘newbie’ drug pushers fall in Lucena sting Lewis, Moss, Owens, Urlacher highlight 8-person Hall class John Lloyd Cruz a dashing guest at Vhong Navarro’s wedding LATEST STORIES Dorticos started confidently trying to control the pace of the fight from the start. He performed some good jab work, while Gassiev also landed effective punches in the opening round.The Cuban continued to push the pace with the hard punches in the second but Gassiev replied positively landing some more solid shots of his own into his opponent’s body.Later on Dorticos continued peppering his rival with shots but his unvaried attacks made little headway as Gassiev defended stoutly responding with rare but hard and precise punches.After the eighth round Dorticos’ work rate noticeably slowed down and Gassiev stepped up the pressure, beginning to take control and show off his superior hand speed and precision.In the final round Gassiev looked in complete command sending Dorticos to the cavas twice before the referee stopped the bout with just 18 seconds remaining.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. The 31-year-old previously unbeaten Dorticos — nicknamed “The KO Doctor” — has now dropped to 22-1 with 21 knockouts.“I’d like to thank everybody who supported me tonight. It’s a very important win for me in the very important unification bout,” Gassiev said.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSLillard, Anthony lead Blazers over ThunderSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutout“Dorticos is a great fighter, great champion, true hard-hitter and the real warrior. He never gives up.“It’s a cruiserweight division and I was under tough pressure throughout the bout. I was never sure I’m winning the bout before the very last moment.” Read Next MOST READ Next stop for Gassiev is the Muhammad Ali trophy in the cruiserweight division of the WBSS final in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia in May. There he will face Ukraine’s Alexander Usyk, who beat Mairis Briedis of Latvia in the other WBSS semi-final. Slow and steady hope for near-extinct Bangladesh tortoises FILE – NEWARK, NJ – OCTOBER 21: Murat Gassiev takes on Krzysztof Wlodarczyk during their IBF Cruiserweight at Prudential Center on October 21, 2017 in Newark, New Jersey. Abbie Parr/Getty Images/AFPRussia’s Murat Gassiev retained his IBF cruiserweight belt and grabbed the WBA cruiserweight title with a technical knockout of Cuban Yunier Dorticos in a unification bout in Russia’s resort city Sochi on Saturday.Gassiev, 24, the youngest member of the cruiserweight field of the World Boxing Super Series (WBSS) improved his record to 27-0 with 19 KO’s following the semi-final win in Sochi’s Bolshoy Ice Dome. ADVERTISEMENTlast_img read more

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Sanchez reaches deal to avoid prison time in tax fraud case

first_imgJohn Lloyd Cruz a dashing guest at Vhong Navarro’s wedding MOST READ Globe Business launches leading cloud-enabled and hardware-agnostic conferencing platform in PH Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH Read Next Sports venues to be ready in time for SEA Games PLAY LIST 00:59Sports venues to be ready in time for SEA Games01:27Filipino athletes get grand send-off ahead of SEA Games00:50Trending Articles01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City LATEST STORIES Knicks, Lakers most valuable NBA clubs – Forbes Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. 2 ‘newbie’ drug pushers fall in Lucena stingcenter_img AFP official booed out of forum Sentences of less than two years for first-time offenders are often suspended in Spain.In addition paying back what he owed, Sanchez was also fined nearly 600,000 euros. The Manchester United forward also had to pay more than 100,000 euros in interests for the amount defrauded.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSLillard, Anthony lead Blazers over ThunderSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutAa part of the deal, Sanchez will be ineligible for requesting tax benefits for two years.The Chile international was accused of defrauding authorities for income related to his image rights. Authorities said he failed to pay nearly 600,000 euros in 2012 and about 400,000 euros in 2013. Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC NEXT BLOCK ASIA 2.0 introduces GURUS AWARDS to recognize and reward industry influencers Sanchez played for Barcelona from 2011 until 2014, when he was signed by Arsenal.Several other players have been targeted by Spanish tax authorities in recent years, including Barcelona star Lionel Messi, who two years ago was found guilty — along with his father — for defrauding authorities of 4.1 million euros.Other players investigated in Spain include Cristiano Ronaldo, Luka Modric, Marcelo, Ricardo Carvalho, Angel Di Maria, Javier Mascherano, Radamel Falcao and Fabio Coentrao.Sanchez’s coach at Manchester United, Jose Mourinho, is being investigated for the time he worked at Real Madrid.ADVERTISEMENT Manchester United’s Alexis Sanchez looks at his hand as Tottenham’s Harry Kane takes a free kick during the English Premier League soccer match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United at Wembley stadium, in London, Wednesday Jan. 31, 2018. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)MADRID — Alexis Sanchez has reached a deal with Spanish authorities to avoid prison time in a tax fraud case stemming from when he played for Barcelona.Sanchez was handed a 16-month prison sentence for defrauding tax authorities of nearly 1 million euros ($1.2 million) in 2012 and 2013, but he will not have to serve time.ADVERTISEMENT Slow and steady hope for near-extinct Bangladesh tortoises View commentslast_img read more

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PH, 11 others make round 2

first_imgPhoto by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netA total of 12 teams from across the Americas, Asia and Europe have secured their passage to the second round of the Fiba World Cup 2019 Qualifiers.Australia, Brazil, Canada, Dominican Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Iran, Kazakhstan, the Philippines, Serbia and Venezuela already have their places guaranteed in the second round consisting of three windows—September and November 2018 and February 2019.ADVERTISEMENT The third window (June 25-July 3, 2018) of the first round is still crucial as results of every game carries over to the second round.Three teams from each group will advance to the next phase, all aiming to secure one of 32 berths to the 18th World Cup slated in China on Aug. 31 to Sept. 15, 2019.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSLillard, Anthony lead Blazers over ThunderSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutThe previous World Cup was held in Spain in 2014 but the next men’s edition has been reset to 2019 to avoid conflict with the Fifa World Cup.In the Americas, the Dominican Republic dominated Virgin Islands, 113-85, to stay undefeated with a 4-0 record and was joined in the second round by Brazil, also at 4-0, after its 83-58 win over Chile at its Goiânia Arena packed with 10,550 spectators.Canada and Venezuela also advanced with wins that improved their records to 3-1.In the Asian Qualifiers, Australia is the only team so far to boast a 4-0 record, but the trio of Iran, Kazakhstan and the Philippines also joined them through to the next phase with 3-1 cards. Ceres seeks payback vs Singapore Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university PLAY LIST 01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City MOST READ LOOK: Iya Villania meets ‘Jumanji: The Next Level’ cast in Mexico Andray Blatche joined hands with Calvin Abueva as Gilas Pilipinas bucked Japan’s rally for an 89-84 Group B triumph at its home court Mall of Asia Arena on Sunday.France, Germany and Greece all improved to unassailable 4-0 marks in their groups in the European Qualifiers, while getting to 3-1 in Group G was enough for 2014 World Cup runner-up and 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic silver medalist Serbia to lock its spot as well.United States, the defending champion, can assure its place in the second round Monday when it hosts Puerto Rico in Santa Cruz, California.No teams have clinched second round places in the African Qualifiers yet as they have so far played just three of their six first round games. —FIBA.COM, AP Pussycat Dolls set for reunion tour after 10-year hiatus Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. John Lloyd Cruz a dashing guest at Vhong Navarro’s weddingcenter_img Families in US enclave in north Mexico hold sad Thanksgiving LATEST STORIES AFP official booed out of forum Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH Read Next Google honors food scientist, banana ketchup inventor and war hero Maria Orosa View commentslast_img read more

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PSL: Petron stays unscathed, turns back F2 in Finals rematch

first_imgBrace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Imports Lindsay Stalzer and Hillary Hurley combined for 41 points for the Blaze Spikers, who kept their record unblemished at 4-0 despite playing their third game in eight days.Stalzer and Hurley anchored Petron’s attack, but several others also made key contributions.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSLillard, Anthony lead Blazers over ThunderSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutRhea Dimaculangan dished out 31 excellent sets while Mika Reyes and Ces Molina scored eight points each.Molina converted a pair of crucial hits in the fourth set. The first stopped an F2 scoring spurt while the second put Petron at match point, 24-18. Typhoon ‘Tisoy’ threatens Games Blazing FEU stays grounded ahead of second round Reigning MVP Maria Perez of Venezuela led the Cargo Movers with 21 points. Kennedy Bryan added 18. View comments Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Google honors food scientist, banana ketchup inventor and war hero Maria Orosa Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH Pussycat Dolls set for reunion tour after 10-year hiatuscenter_img Petron got back at F2 Logistics in a rematch of last year’s finals, 20-25, 25-19, 25-19, 25-19, in the 2018 Philippine Superliga Grand Prix Saturday at Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ LOOK: Iya Villania meets ‘Jumanji: The Next Level’ cast in Mexico John Lloyd Cruz a dashing guest at Vhong Navarro’s wedding Read Next LATEST STORIES Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university PLAY LIST 01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City Families in US enclave in north Mexico hold sad Thanksgivinglast_img read more

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Fearless Romeo saves day for GlobalPort: ‘It was a gutsy move’

first_imgCayetano dares Lacson, Drilon to take lie-detector test: Wala akong kinita sa SEA Games “It’s a gutsy move. It takes one great player to be willing to take that shot. That’s why he’s Terrence Romeo. In short, makapal talaga ang mukha niya (he’s never shy in taking the shot),” Batang Pier head coach Franz Pumaren said with a smile after his team escaped the Aces, 107-106.Romeo joked that he just did what Pumaren used to do during his heyday.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutout“I told him in the dugout that perhaps, back in his heyday, he’d end up doing what I did. He’s also not scared when it comes to taking the big shots so I just did what he’d do,” Romeo said in Filipinio.Romeo shared his will to win roots from his desire to carry GlobalPort into the playoffs. Batang Pier brace for series vs Kings BREAKING: Cop killed, 11 hurt in Misamis Oriental grenade blast Palace: Duterte to hear out security execs on alleged China control of NGCP View comments Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss PLAY LIST 02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games “My thinking was I know we have to play one more game. It didn’t cross my mind that we’re going to lose,” he said. “Every time I shot the ball, even though I was missing, I was reminding myself that I have to make it and I want to contribute to the team.”Romeo scored 26 points on 9-of-20 from the field that went with five rebounds and three assists.However, the Batang Pier would need more than that from Romeo against top seed Ginebra, which enjoys a twice-to-beat advantage in the quarterfinals.“I still haven’t thought about Ginebra. All I want is to go on practice tomorrow (Monday) and prepare. Whatever happens on Tuesday, all I want is for us to be prepared,” he said.ADVERTISEMENT Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’center_img BSP survey: PH banks see bright horizon amid dark global recession clouds MOST READ GlobalPort guard Terrence Romeo during the Batang Pier’s game against the Alaska Aces on Sunday, June 4, 2017, at Mall of Asia Arena. Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netTerrence Romeo is often criticized for his hero-ball mentality, but with GlobalPort’s season on the line, it was the super scorer’s score-first mindset that won it for the Batang Pier on Sunday night.With GlobalPort down by a point, Romeo took matters into his own hands and drilled a killer trey to beat Alaska for the last quarterfinals berth in the 2017 PBA Commissioner’s Cup.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Pagasa: Storm intensifies as it nears PAR Every 18 seconds someone is diagnosed with HIV Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. BREAKING: Cop killed, 11 hurt in Misamis Oriental grenade blastlast_img read more

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Amar’e Stoudemire considering NBA comeback

first_img“To play and win a championship my first year there, I could just call it quits and leave as a champion,” he told the New York Post.“That could be an option. Another option is maybe to play with a team that needs quality veteran leadership here in the NBA. That could be an option. Or I could go back and defend the title for a back-to-back. I have time to think about it. Those are my three options.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutStoudemire announced his retirement from the NBA last year, after signing a one-day contract with the New York Knicks.READ: Amare Stoudemire retires from NBA Former New York Knicks forward Amar’e Stoudemire (1) AP FILE PHOTOFormer NBA All-Star Amar’e Stoudemire recently accomplished what he couldn’t in the NBA: leading the Hapoel Jerusalem team to a championship in the Israeli Basketball League.Although satisfied by his accomplishment, the 34-year-old former NBA Rookie of Year expressed an itch to one day return to the upper echelon of basketball leagues.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss PLAY LIST 02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games Cavs owner, Billups meet about front-office job In an NBA career that spanned almost 14 years, Stoudemire averaged 18.9 points, 7.8 boards and 1.2 blocks.  Khristian Ibarrola /raSports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next WATCH: Firefighters rescue baby seal found in parking garage Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ 1 dead in Cavite blast, fire Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. center_img View comments Heart Evangelista admits she’s pregnant… with chicken LATEST STORIES When asked if he would consider returning to the Big Apple—where he spent five seasons from 2010 to 2015—“STAT” said he’s up for it.“Sure, I haven’t spoken to them (Knicks) yet about it, but that definitely could be an option,” he said. “I have nothing but positive affirmations about the team and organization. That will be something I can think about.”The 6-time NBA All-Star also weighed in on the recent struggles of the franchise and the drama surrounding his friend and former teammate Carmelo Anthony.“I’ve followed New York, always pulling for the Knicks to have success. I’ve been hearing the stories (about Anthony),” he shared.  “I’m always rooting for the Knicks and Carmelo as well to have success. Unfortunately it wasn’t the case this year. I do have positive energy toward the team, and soon they’ll start succeeding.”Before multiple injuries and Father Time halted his once promising career, Stoudemire caused havoc alongside Steve Nash in Phoenix, and was heralded as one of the deadliest pick-and-roll duos in NBA history.ADVERTISEMENT What ‘missteps’? Jordan delivers on promise: 2 Cobra choppers now in PH Heart Evangelista admits she’s pregnant… with chicken World’s 50 Best Restaurants launches new drinking and dining guidelast_img read more

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Former UP captain Bersola graduates as 1st summa cum laude of College of Human Kinetics

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