Tatum stars as Celtics rally to cool off streaking Nuggets

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 12 Apr 2021 07:41:45 +0000

LOS ANGELES (AFP) ‒ Jayson Tatum tallied 28 points and 10 rebounds as the Boston Celtics snapped the Denver Nuggets’ eight-game NBA winning streak with a 105-87 come-from-behind victory on Sunday. The visiting Celtics were fuelled by a 31-3 run that spanned parts of the third and four quarters after Denver led by 14 points […]

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Ex-Ateneo star shines as Mystics pip Warriors; Heroes win

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 10 Apr 2021 22:34:06 +0000

ALCANTARA, Cebu ‒ Ryan Buenafe rediscovered his old magic and helped Siquijor Mystics recover from a 19-point deficit to vanquish the Dumaguete Warriors, 105-100, in the Visayas leg of the 2021 Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas VisMin Super Cup Saturday at the Civic Center here.After being held scoreless in the team’s defeat to KCS Computer Specialist-Mandaue on Friday, […]

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Ravena, Neophoenix absorb 7th straight defeat in Japan

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 10 Apr 2021 21:50:49 +0000

By JONAS TERRADO Thirdy Ravena and the San-En Neophoenix couldn’t end their slide in the Japan B.League after absorbing a 94-87 road loss to the Shiga Lakestars Saturday in Otsu, Japan. Unable to sustain a 9-point lead  in the third quarter, the Neophoenix suffered their suffer their seventh straight defeat – no thanks to the […]

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Talisay, Mandaue show might in VisMin Super Cup opener

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 09 Apr 2021 23:10:25 +0000

ALCANTARA, Cebu ‒ MJAS Zenith-Talisay City and Mandaue made their title desire known to everybody by pulling off similar impressive wins at the start of the Visayas leg of the Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas VisMin Super Cup Friday at the Civic Center here. Mandaue was the first to make history in the fledgling pro league by scoring […]

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Chooks-Pilipinas VisMin Super Cup gets going in Cebu

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 09 Apr 2021 09:29:44 +0000

ALCANTARA ‒ The Visayas leg of the Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas VisMin Super Cup will tip-off on Friday afternoon with a doubleheader at the Alcantara Civic Center in this quaint town located south of Cebu City.The country’s first-ever professional basketball league in the south will tip off with a game between the highly-touted MJAS Zenith-Talisay City Aquastars […]

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New-look Chicago downs Toronto; LA Lakers fall

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 09 Apr 2021 06:44:17 +0000

LOS ANGELES (AFP) ‒ Chicago’s new look roster is blending together nicely as the Bulls had seven players in double figure scoring in beating the Toronto Raptors, 122-113, in an Eastern Conference matchup on Thursday. Orlando import Nikola Vucevic and Zach LaVine scored a team-high 22 points each for the Bulls, who are battling the […]

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Perfect shooting, perfect comeback for Durant as Nets rap Pelicans

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 08 Apr 2021 07:28:03 +0000

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Kevin Durant scored 17 points in his timely return from a 23-game injury absence as the Brooklyn Nets clobbered the New Orleans Pelicans, 139-111, on Wednesday in New York. It was a perfect shooting night for Durant whose return came after star point guard James Harden went out with a hamstring […]

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Jeremy Lin lauds Jordan Clarkson’s amazing season

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 07 Apr 2021 22:43:42 +0000

By CARLO ANOLIN Asian connection, and respect for each other.Former NBA journeyman Jeremy Lin continues to bridge that connection with Utah Jazz star Jordan Clarkson.In recent exchange of tweets, Lin lauded the Filipino-American guard for his superb showing this season and hinted at the possibility of bagging the Sixth Man of the Year award with […]

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Bears demolish Bulldogs, capture US NCAA crown

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Tue, 06 Apr 2021 07:14:35 +0000

LOS ANGELES (AFP) ‒ The Baylor Bears ended the Gonzaga Bulldogs’ quest for an unbeaten NCAA championship season on Monday, clinching the US college basketball title with an 86-70 victory. The Waco, Texas-based Baylor University team sealed its first ever “March Madness” title with a dominant performance against the Bulldogs, who were aiming to crown […]

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