Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Wade scored 17 in the quarter, 11 on free throws, as he was able to draw fouls with drives and extra-effort plays.“He continues to play the same way and that’s what you need from vets and future Hall of Famers,” Cavs coach Tyronn Lue said. “Guys like that who understand the game and when it gets tough, don’t panic and continue to play the same way.”UP NEXTClippers: Continue road trip on Saturday in Charlotte.Cavaliers: At Detroit on Monday. CPP denies ‘Ka Diego’ arrest caused ‘mass panic’ among S. Tagalog NPA View comments Stronger peso trims PH debt value to P7.9 trillion Japan ex-PM Nakasone who boosted ties with US dies at 101 Trump welcomes college sports champions to the White House Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH LATEST STORIES MOST READ “They made some big 3s,” Clippers coach Doc Rivers said. “You have to give them credit. That’s why they’ve been in a lot of Finals.”The Cavs spent all night chasing the Clippers and caught them at 105-all when Love grabbed an offensive rebound and fed James, who dropped an uncontested 3-pointer with 47 seconds left.Griffin missed tough shots on consecutive possessions, giving Cleveland one last chance in regulation but James missed an off-balance left-hander just before the horn.James made a free throw to open OT — he went 1 of 5 at the line — and give Cleveland its first lead. Then, after Love made his two 3s, James sealed the Cavs’ fifth win in six games with a jumper.“Well defended,” Rivers said. “It’s LeBron James.”TIP-INSClippers: Jordan made his first eight shots, three on dunks. … G Patrick Beverely (sore right knee) missed his fourth straight game. … Rivers is “amazed” by James, who just over a month shy of his 33rd birthday, hasn’t slowed physically. “Most players when they get to his age are smart enough now they see everything,” he said. “But usually when they get to that age, they’re too old to do anything about it. He has both going for him. He can beat you with his brain. He can beat you with his power. It’s a daunting task when you watch him on film.”Cavaliers: PG Derrick Rose will miss at least two more weeks with a nagging left ankle injury. Rose’s ankle will be immobilized in a boot for the next week and he could undergo treatment for as many as three more weeks. … Iman Shumpert started again at point, but left in the first quarter a sore left knee and didn’t return. … G Jose Calderon played his first minutes since Nov. 1. … Working toward his return from a hip injury, G Isaiah Thomas got in two on-court workouts before the game. … Cleveland has won 33 of its last 39 home games against Western Conference teams.D-WONDERFULWade’s aggressiveness in the second quarter helped the Cavs shake off an atrocious start. Down 10 points, Cleveland chipped away and despite some defensive lapses, the Cavs somehow tied the Clippers 56-all at halftime. Kris Aquino ‘pretty chill about becoming irrelevant’ Read Next Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. NBA: Kawhi, George seek more for Clippers than beating Lakers PLAY LIST 01:48NBA: Kawhi, George seek more for Clippers than beating Lakers00:50Trending Articles01:43Who are Filipinos rooting for in the NBA Finals?01:37Protesters 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 Los Angeles Clippers’ Blake Griffin, right, drives against Cleveland Cavaliers’ LeBron James during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, in Cleveland. The Cavaliers won 118-113 in overtime. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)CLEVELAND — LeBron James knows about the narrative bouncing around the NBA that Cleveland can be dethroned in the East.He’s ignoring it, and slowly changing it.ADVERTISEMENT QC cops nab robbery gang leader, cohort “You know I could care less what people say,” James said. “I’m so far beyond that. I don’t care what people say.”Just to make sure everyone understood him, James asked his two sons waiting for him in Cleveland’s locker room to chime in on whether he was concerned about outside voices.The boys had dad’s back.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 shutoutJames had another of those games that he only seems capable of, scoring 39 points with 14 rebounds in 46 minutes as the Cavaliers continued to improve from a shaky start with their fourth straight win, 118-113 in overtime on Friday night over the skidding Los Angeles Clippers, who dropped their seventh in a row.Kevin Love scored 25 and drained a pair of 3-pointers in OT, when the Cavs, who didn’t take the lead until the first minute of the extra session, outscored the Clippers 13-8. Kammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasa Dwyane Wade gave Cleveland a huge spark, scoring 23 points with 11 rebounds in 37 minutes. The Cavs’ win wasn’t eye-pleasing, but it was another step in the right direction for the three-time defending conference champions, who went 3-1 on a just-completed road trip.On Thursday night, James said he watched Boston beat Golden State to improve to 14-2, a stunning start that has prompted discussion about Cleveland’s vulnerability.James dismissed any concern about the Celtics’ early burst.“I’ve got too much to worry about around here right now trying to get our ship going in the right direction,” he said.The Clippers’ ship is taking on water fast. Los Angeles has lost nine of 10 since a 4-0 start.Blake Griffin scored 23 and DeAndre Jordan had 20 points and 22 rebounds for Los Angeles, which didn’t give up the lead until the first minute of overtime.The Clippers had chances to put the Cavs away in regulation, but they didn’t execute down the stretch and then had defensive breakdowns in overtime.ADVERTISEMENT
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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 PH01:49Pacquiao to Mayweather: Want fans to stop asking for rematch? Then fight me again01:29Police 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 Kammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasa View comments LATEST STORIES Slow and steady hope for near-extinct Bangladesh tortoises Read Next 2 ‘newbie’ drug pushers fall in Lucena sting Globe Business launches leading cloud-enabled and hardware-agnostic conferencing platform in PH Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH MOST READ John Lloyd Cruz a dashing guest at Vhong Navarro’s wedding Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Boxer Canelo Alvarez (L) and WBC, WBA and IBF middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin pose during their official weigh-in at MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 15, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Golovkin will defend his titles against Alvarez at T-Mobile Arena on September 16 in Las Vegas. AFP/GETTY IMAGESGennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez will meet in a May 5 rematch with the middleweight title on the line once again, promoters said Monday.Still to be announced is the location, though Las Vegas is considered the front runner for the fight on Cinco de Mayo weekend.ADVERTISEMENT NEXT BLOCK ASIA 2.0 introduces GURUS AWARDS to recognize and reward industry influencers Rousey’s WWE deal gets ex-UFC star back in bright spotlight Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Golovkin and Alvarez fought to a controversial 12-round draw in September, after which both fighters said they wanted a rematch. It took promoters months to negotiate the terms for what is expected to be one of the biggest pay-per-view fights of the year.The two fighters have only one loss between them, with Golovkin 37-0-1 with 33 knockouts and Alvarez 49-1-2 with 34 knockouts.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSLillard, Anthony lead Blazers over ThunderSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutout
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 “I think we overachieved,” he said, after the Hawkeyes dealt the Scorpions a 79-69 Game 2 defeat.“I’m so proud of my players because they always gave their best and that’s the reason why we made it in this stage.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSBoxers Pacquiao, Petecio torchbearers for SEA Games openingWith the decks stacked against them, CEU shocked top-seed Flying V in the semifinals to arrange the date against Cignal behind the heroics of Rod Ebondo and the troika of guards in JK Casiño, Aaron Jeruta, and Orlan Wamar.Unfortunately, that dream run didn’t get a happy ending as the Hawkeyes swept CEU in the best-of-three championship series, 2-0. Though Garcia rued the missed chance, the youthful mentor shared that he’s hopeful that the Scorpions picked up valuable lessons through the course of the campaign.“I just told them that every time we’re given these kinds of opportunities, we have to grab it. We can’t be content and we have to continue giving our best to make it to the next level,” he said.Garcia will now prepare CEU for its title retention bid in the UCBL.ADVERTISEMENT Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Biggest Pogo service provider padlocked for tax evasion LATEST STORIES Hotel says PH coach apologized for ‘kikiam for breakfast’ claim NATO’s aging eye in the sky to get a last overhaul Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. MOST READ Trump signs bills in support of Hong Kong protesters SEA Games: Centeno, Amit on course for 9-ball gold medal battle Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ Robredo should’ve resigned as drug czar after lack of trust issue – Panelo Ethel Booba on hotel’s clarification that ‘kikiam’ is ‘chicken sausage’: ‘Kung di pa pansinin, baka isipin nila ok lang’ Celebrity chef Gary Rhodes dies at 59 with wife by his side JK Casiño. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netFor Centro Escolar University coach Yong Garcia, there’s no shame in losing to Cignal HD in the 2017 PBA D-League Foundation Cup Finals.After all, even he did not expect his side to make it this far in his first conference at the helm.ADVERTISEMENT View comments
India’s Preeja Sreedharan (C) shows the gold medal she won in the women’s 10000m event, at the 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou, China, on Sunday. Silver medallist of the event India’s Kavita (L) and bronze medal winning athlete from Indonesia are also seen. PTIThe athletes provided a huge boost to the country’s lacklustre campaign in the 16th Asian Games by fetching two gold medals while Ronjan Sodhi brought an end to the gold drought in shooting as India bagged as many as nine medals on an eventful ninth day of competitions in Guangzhou on Sunday.India’s Sudha Singh shows the gold medal she won in the women’s 3000m steeplechase event of the 16th Asian Games at Aoti Main Stadium in Guangzhou on Sunday. PTIAfter a disasppointing medal collection on the first week of competitions, long distance runner Preeja Sreedharan and steeple chaser Sudha Singh stole the thunder with their gold-winning feats on the track to raise hopes of a top ten finish for India on the medal table.Ace shooter Ronjan Sodhi finally brought an end to the shooting contingent’s gold drought by taking the honour in the men’s double trap event.The 31-year-old Sodhi, the world record holder shotgun shooter, made amends for his colleagues’ miserable campaign and provided the first gold medal from the shooting range, which has not been too productive for the Indian shooters so far.India’s Ronjan Sodhi blows onto his shotgun during the men’s double trap shooting final of 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou, China on Sunday. PTIKavita Raut fetched a silver in the women’s 10,000 m run while star tennis player Sania Mirza and grapplers Ravinder Singh (60 kg Greco Roman) and Sunil Kumar Rana (66 kg Greco Roman) were among those who claimed individual bronze medals.Sodhi teamed up with Asher Noria and Vikram Bhatnagar to claim the bronze in the double trap team event while the women’s archery team comprising Dola Banerjee, Deepika Kumari and Rimil Buriuly also chipped in with a bronze.advertisementWith the addition of nine more medals, India’s medal tally climbed to five gold, 11 silver and 17 bronze. India had finished tenth on the medals table in the last Asian Games in Doha with a tally of 10-17-26.Somdev Devvarman also assured India of at least a bronze medal by storming into the semifinals but Karan Rastogi went down fighting to top seed Denis Istomin in the men’s singles tennis quarterfinals.The men’s hockey team also had a good day as they beat Japan 3-2 for their fourth consecutive win and finished atop the points-table in group B.After a generally disappointing show, Sodhi turned the tide for the shooters as he clinched the top honours with a score of 186 after being second behind China’s Pan Qiang at the end of the qualification stage.Sodhi, part of the silver winning squad in the same event four years ago at Doha in Qatar, also reeled in the team bronze for India with his stupendous effort at the Guangzhou Shotgun Centre.After a generally disappointing show, Sodhi turned the tide for the shooters as he clinched the top honours with a score of 186 after being second behind China’s Pan Qiang at the end of the qualification stage.Sodhi, part of the silver winning squad in the same event four years ago at Doha in Qatar, also reeled in the team bronze for India with his stupendous effort at the Guangzhou Shotgun Centre.Sodhi shot 139 (47, 44 and 48) and was four shots behind China’s Qiang going into the finals competed by six men and shot 47 in the final while the host nation shooter flopped with a 38 for an overall tally of 181.This was the first gold from the much-heralded shooting squad after they started competing on November 13 and it was also the eighth medal hauled in by the marksmen and women who have so far won one gold, three silver and four bronze medals.While Sodhi won the top honours in the individual, he combined with Asher Noria and Vikram Bhatnagar (16, 130) to rake in the team bronze medal with a combined aggregate of 403.In the showpiece athletics event, long-distance runner Preeja Sreedharan clocked a personal best of 31:50:47 in the women’s 10,000m final.Kavita Raut, who won the bronze in the women’s 10000m at the Commonwealth Games last month, walked away with the silver with a personal best timing of 31:51.44.Later, Sudha Singh fetched India’s second gold medal in track and field events and fifth overall by winning the 3000m Steeplechase event with her personal-best timing.advertisementSudha made up for her poor outing at last month’s Commonwealth Games, clocking 9:55.67s to take the honours at the Aoti Main Stadium.The Indian hopes of a gold medal in the women’s singles tennis event were dashed when Sania Mirza settled for a bronze after losing to third seed Akgul Amanmuradova in the semifinals.Sania lost the long-drawn-out battle, that lasted two hours and 49 minutes, against the big-serving Uzbek rival 7-6 (7), 3-6, 4-6 by committing a number of forehand errors to exit from the competition.Indian women archers settled for a bronze in the team event after missing out on an opportunity to stun world number one South Korea in the semifinals shoot-off.After qualifying for the semifinals with an easy 214-202 victory over North Korea, the Indian trio of Dola Banerjee, Deepika Kumari and Rimil Buriuly were leading by two points at 167-165 after 18 of the 24 arrows against South Korea.In the bronze medal play-off against Chinese Taipei, India were trailing from the beginning and they were four points behind after 18 of the 24 arrows.India scored 56 from the last six arrows as against 51 by their opponents to win the close contest 218-217. Indian wrestlers started their campaign impressively with Ravinder Singh and Sunil Kumar Rana clinching bronze medals in their respective weight categories in the Greco-Roman style.Even though Ravinder could not repeat his Commonwealth Games gold-medal winning effort, he opened India’s account in wrestling by winning a bronze in the 60kg category and then another Delhi Games gold medallist Rana doubled the joy with another bronze in the 66kg.While CWG gold medallist Ravinder defeated Muhammad Aliansyah of Indonesia 9-3 in the repechage to bag the bronze, Rana got the better of Sutep Oomchompoo of Thailand 4-2 to register his name in the medals tally.Indian men spikers’ dream run in Games came to a screeching halt after they were thumped 0-3 by Thailand in the quarterfinals.After impressive wins against Japan and Qatar in the league stages, the Indian men’s volleyball team failed to register a hat-trick of wins, going down fighting 20-25 23-25 22-25 to Thailand in the last eight round.The Indian women spikers, on the other hand, slumped to their third consecutive defeat in four matches after they were thrashed 0-3 by Kazakhstan in their preliminary Group B, match.The Indian eves were no match for the Kazakh girls who spanked them 18-25 9-25 10-25 in little more than an hour.In tennis, second seed Somdev, ranked 106 on the ATP circuit, fought back from 1-4 down in the opening set to complete a 6-4, 6-4 win over lowly ranked Chinese rival Zhang Ze in one hour and 51 minute during which he called tournament director Chen Shu of China to court one to settle a controversial ruling by umpire I M Chahoo of Korea.Preeti Beniwal gave India a rousing start in women’s boxing as she advanced to the 60kg quarterfinals with a thumping win in the discipline which made its Asian Games debut today. Beniwal out-punched Mongolia’s Erdene Suvd Oyungerel 8-2 in the pre-quarterfinals.advertisementIn athletics, Commonwealth Games bronze medallist Harminder Singh finished a disappointing sixth in the men’s 20km race walk event. Harminder clocked a below-par 1:26:33 to finish sixth. He had clocked 1:23:28 in the Commonwealth Games last month.Another Indian in the fray, Baljinder Singh finished seventh with an effort of 1:28:06.India thrashed Qatar 3-0 in their opening pool B match of the men’s squash team event.With inputs from PTI
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