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first_imgLOOK: Venues for 2019 SEA Games Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. WATCH: Streetboys show off slick dance moves in Vhong Navarro’s wedding TNT takes 3rd win, sends Phoenix crashing to 6th straight loss SEA Games: PH’s Alisson Perticheto tops ice skating short program Philippines’ Gilas Cadets in the Southeast Asian Games. INQUIRER/ MARIANNE BERMUDEZKUALA LUMPUR — With Gilas head coach Chot Reyes on the bench, the Philippine men’s basketball team scored an underwhelming 68-60 victory over Singapore to make the Southeast Asian Games finals Friday.Disjointed and groping for form all evening, the Nationals failed to ditch the Singaporeans in their semifinals match at MABA Stadium.ADVERTISEMENT Reyes flew in town to watch the games but allowed John Uichico to call the shots for the team that lacked sharpness and coordination.Mike Tolomia helped up with 10 points, while Baser Amer chipped in eight.The Philippines fielded in a water-down version of Gilas for this tournament compared to the full-strength team that won the SEABA title in Manila which Reyes handled.The only time the Philippines asserted its mastery was when it posted a 41-26 lead late in the third on a dunk by 6-foot-8 Fil-German Standhardinger.It led, 67-56, late in the fourth but still let Singapore to score big shots down the stretch.ADVERTISEMENT UPLB exempted from SEA Games class suspension They will face the winner between Thailand and Indonesia which are locked in battle in the other semis.Troy Rosario scored 14 points, while Christian Standhardinger 13 for Gilas which allowed the Singaporeans to close in despite having a far inferior bench.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 shutoutThe Philippines has reached the basketball finals every time the sport was played in the biennial games.But on Friday, it trudged on instead of barging into the championship round on Saturday. SEA Games in Calabarzon safe, secure – Solcom chiefcenter_img Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Read Next Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games00:50Trending 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’ boss LATEST STORIES LIST: Class, gov’t work suspensions during 30th SEA Games MOST READ Catriona Gray spends Thanksgiving by preparing meals for people with illnesses View commentslast_img read more

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first_imgLATEST STORIES BSP sees higher prices in November, but expects stronger peso, low rice costs to put up fight The 37-year-old Jefferson spent two seasons with the Cavaliers and played a big role off the bench during the team’s 2016 championship season. He appeared in 79 games last season, averaging 5.7 points in 20.4 minutes.Jefferson also has played for the Nets, San Antonio Spurs, Milwaukee Bucks, Jazz, Golden State Warriors and Dallas Mavericks over his 16-year career.Malone and Jefferson’s paths actually crossed a few years ago when both were with Golden State. Malone has nothing but respect for Jefferson the player.“He’s the consummate professional, stays ready,” Malone said. “Anytime you can be around a player that has a resume like Richard does, I think you’re better off for it. I wish Richard the best of luck wherever helands.”In Denver, Jefferson figures to back up Wilson Chandler at small forward and provide another veteran voiceon a Nuggets squad that many predict to be in the playoff race after narrowly missing a spot a year ago. The team hasn’t been to the postseason since 2012-13.ADVERTISEMENT FILE – In this Monday, Jan. 30, 2017 file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers forward Richard Jefferson (24) battles Dallas Mavericks forward Harrison Barnes (40) for space during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Dallas. Their roster overloaded, the Cavaliers are trading Richard Jefferson and Kay Felder to save money. Cleveland has agreed to send Jefferson, Felder, two second-round draft picks and $3 million to the Atlanta Hawks in a move that will allow the Eastern Conference champions to avoid paying $12 million in luxury tax penalties, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade, File)DENVER — Michael Malone knows all about Richard Jefferson. Just not Tuesday, with the deal for the veteran forward still waiting on official word.“Who’s Jefferson?” the Denver Nuggets coach coyly said after practice.ADVERTISEMENT Aquino agrees with Drilon on SEA games ‘kaldero’ spending issue PLAY LIST 00:45Aquino agrees with Drilon on SEA games ‘kaldero’ spending issue01:46US defense chief agrees it’s time to take another look at defense pact with PH02:29‘A game changing day:’ Gordon releases Senate panel report on ‘ninja cops’ probe01:37Protesters 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 Frontrow holds fun run to raise funds for young cancer patients  Read Next Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH Mourinho says long-term tenure at Man United unlikely Jefferson will join the Nuggets on a one-year deal, a person with knowledge of the negotiations confirmed to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the agreement hasn’t been disclosed by the team. ESPN first reported the deal, which it said is worth $2.3 million.After weeks of fine-tuning his roster through training camp and the preseason, Malone suddenly has to juggle things around. Not that he minds carving out minutes for a player he can’t even name just yet. Jefferson adds another leadership presence to a young, playoff-hopeful roster.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“Teams are always trying to find ways to improve in any way, shape or form,” said Malone, whose squad opens the season Wednesday in Utah. “If our front office deemed it necessary to make a move prior to the start of the regular season, that’s something I fully support and they have my 1,000 percent belief in what they’re trying to do.“We embrace whoever else comes in and we make the most of it. I don’t foresee if any changes are made, there being any negative effects to that.” Nonong Araneta re-elected as PFF president MOST READ Kammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasa Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC View comments “Anytime you come to the season with high expectations, it raises your level of play and intensity,” said Will Barton, whose ankle has quickly mended after he rolled it during practice Monday. “With us having high expectations, we all want to prove that we’re as good as we think we are. It’s a good thing. We don’t want to come into the season with people saying we’re going to (stink).”Heading into the season opener, Denver’s starting lineup looks like this: Paul Millsap at power forward, Chandler, Nikola Jokic in the middle and Gary Harris at shooting guard.The point guard situation remains up in the air. ESPN reported that Denver plans to waive veteran Jameer Nelson and he wasn’t at practice Tuesday. That leaves youngsters Jamal Murray and Emmanuel Mudiay to play the position.The only hint Malone would provide about who would start at the point was that his last name began with “M” and “U.”Hmm — not all that helpful.As for Nelson, Malone didn’t talk about the possible release of his veteran floor leader, only what he’s meant to the team.“His ability to mentor and help young players is something that people didn’t hear enough about,” Malone said. “Jameer has a great basketball mind and passion for the game.”Asked if this sort of move signals a growing faith in Mudiay, Malone played it coy.“I’m not going to speak to anything,” Malone said. “I love our team and trust (the front office) to do whatever they feel is in our best interest to have our best team possible.”___ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. LOOK: Loisa Andalio, Ronnie Alonte unwind in Amanpulo for 3rd anniversary Fire hits houses in Mandaluyong Citylast_img read more

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first_imgWhat ‘missteps’? World’s 50 Best Restaurants launches new drinking and dining guide Heart Evangelista admits she’s pregnant… with chicken Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ Cayetano to unmask people behind ‘smear campaign’ vs him, SEA Games Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. ‘Real’ Beermen show up, tie series 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 Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Ethel Booba on hotel’s clarification that ‘kikiam’ is ‘chicken sausage’: ‘Kung di pa pansinin, baka isipin nila ok lang’center_img For the Duke product, he feels honored with Ainge’s decision to go with him.“That’s a great compliment, especially with all the great guys in this class. The two guys that went ahead of me, they’re great players, but I’m glad at how it worked out, so I’m happy,” he said.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutIt’s not like Tatum didn’t make a good impression in his workouts.The 6-foot-8 small forward was urged by his Blue Devils coach Mike Krzyzewski to give the Celtics a look, as the legendary coach hoped that his prized recruit last year will continue learning from another great tactician in Brad Stevens. MOST READ “Coach K talked to me and he was just ranting about how great of a person Brad Stevens is, and that Coach K would love the opportunity if they would pick me, and he really wanted me to go up there and work out for them. I was all for it and it worked out. I had a great time up there on my visit, and obviously they enjoyed me,” he said.Unlike the other rookies in this class, Tatum is on a unique position as he joins a contender in a Boston squad which is fresh from making it to the Eastern Conference Finals. And as he embarks on this fresh start, all he’s hoping for is to be a great fit for the promising crew this coming season.“It’s great. I think that I get to learn that much more, especially from a veteran team that knows what it takes to get there. I can’t wait to go and learn from coach Stevens and Isaiah Thomas and just everybody on that roster,” he said.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES 1 dead in Cavite blast, fire WATCH: Firefighters rescue baby seal found in parking garage Duke’s Jayson Tatum answers questions during an interview after being selected by the Boston Celtics as the third pick overall during the 2017 NBA Draft. APBoston Celtics general manager Danny Ainge has had to face tons of criticism throughout the week when he sent the top pick in the 2017 NBA Draft to Philadelphia for the no. 3 and a future first rounder.But on Thursday (Friday Manila time), the Celtics may have gotten exactly the prospect they coveted in the first place with Jayson Tatum coming in third in the draft proceedings.ADVERTISEMENT View commentslast_img read more

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first_imgMOST READ Myers flew in more than a week ago supposedly to replace Smith in the Final Four series with Barangay Ginebra after the 6-foot-9, 330-pound big man tore ligaments in his right foot.But Smith bravely plodded on and hit the winning basket in the Texters’ 104-102 Game 1 win as he repaid his local teammates in kind after they had asked Racela to give him the chance to play in the championship series.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutMyers, if he gets the green light to play, will be measured for the 6-foot-10 height limit hours before the 7 p.m. tip off of Game 4 on Wednesday at Smart Araneta Coliseum.Team officials are confident that Myers will easily make the grade. 1 dead in Cavite blast, fire What ‘missteps’? Joshua Smith vs June Mar Fajardo. PBA IMAGESA win behind in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup Finals, TNT KaTropa is working on the requirements of Mike Myers as the coaching staff decides by 12 noon on Tuesday whether or not to play a new import for Game 4 of the best-of-seven title series.Joshua Smith played the first three games and helped the Texters win the series opener, but after back-to-back losses to the powerhouse San Miguel Beermen, coach Nash Racela is now contemplating on tapping Myers.ADVERTISEMENT WATCH: Firefighters rescue baby seal found in parking garage Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Cordilleras next stop of PSC games Ethel Booba on hotel’s clarification that ‘kikiam’ is ‘chicken sausage’: ‘Kung di pa pansinin, baka isipin nila ok lang’ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. center_img LATEST STORIES World’s 50 Best Restaurants launches new drinking and dining guide Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ After the Beermen’s 109-97 Game 3 win, San Miguel coach Leo Austria said TNT would be “better” off replacing Smith at this stage of the series because the Beermen showed a lot of authority winning the last two games.Players of both teams will be coming off a break on Monday, with the TNT coaching staff meeting to discuss whether or not to replace the injured Smith.If he gets the go-signal, Myers will have the benefit of just one practice on Tuesday before he plunges into action to try to save the Texters from falling into a 1-3 hole against the consensus team to beat in the tournament.ADVERTISEMENT Cayetano to unmask people behind ‘smear campaign’ vs him, SEA Games Heart Evangelista admits she’s pregnant… with chicken 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 View commentslast_img read more

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first_imgOver 2,000 children stole the hearts of about 60,000 spectators at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium as they performed to the tunes of ‘Vande Matram’ and created a rangoli pattern on the field as part of the closing ceremony of the 19th Commonwealth Games.It began with 2010 school children from the national capital, dressed in white costumes, taking over the centre of the stadium to form a rangoli pattern.As a group of children moved in to form the Ashoka Chakra in the centre of the Rangoli, others holding coloured powder dispensers sprinkled colours of the Indian flag on the children creating an eye catching moment of patriotism.As the dust settled, what one got to see was the children covered in various shades of the Indian flag creating a tri-coloured rangoli. With the laser lights cutting across, the scene was indeed spectacular.last_img read more

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first_imgCanali understands the pleasure of donning a well cut handmade jacket, with sartorial elegance. So do Indian men. From Aamir Khan at the screening of Dhobi Ghat in Delhi to Arjun Rampal at the 56th National Awards and even music maestro AR Rahman while accepting the Global Icon of the,Canali understands the pleasure of donning a well cut handmade jacket, with sartorial elegance. So do Indian men. From Aamir Khan at the screening of Dhobi Ghat in Delhi to Arjun Rampal at the 56th National Awards and even music maestro AR Rahman while accepting the Global Icon of the Year Award-they all sported Canali’s Nawab jacket which is a rendition of the classic Indian bandhgala, constructed to fine Italian tailoring standards. Awed by India’s cultural heritage and the luxurious lifestyle enjoyed by Indian royalty, the brand launched its first Nawab jacket in 2009, as a tribute to India. This special launch coincided with the brand’s 75th year celebrations. The success of the Nawab collection has resulted in multiple variations of the original. The grey Nawab from the current season is designed using a wool-mohair-silk blend and is lined with a central placket, a collar that is lower in front and higher at the back, a watch pocket and five black Mother of Pearl buttons. Stylish, elegant, sleek and tailormade- Canali definitely knows how to separate the boys from the men.last_img read more

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