FACES OF THE NEWS: July 14, 2019

Credit to Author: racosta| Date: Sat, 13 Jul 2019 21:12:00 +0000

FACES OF THE NEWS: July 14, 2019

Alan Peter Cayetano Taguig City-Pateros Rep. Alan Peter Cayetano likened the events leading to his anointment by President Rodrigo Duterte as the next Speaker of the House of Representatives to a “roller-coaster ride.” He is set to share the speakership under a much-derided term-sharing agreement with Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Velasco of the ruling Partido […]

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NBA: Thompson staying in Dub City

Credit to Author: Tempo Online| Date: Tue, 02 Jul 2019 07:08:52 +0000

Thompson announced his decision to stay with the Golden State Warriors for $190 million over the next five years, meaning the five-time reigning Western Conference champions have their ‘Splash Brothers’ backcourt of Thompson and Stephen Curry locked up long-term. Thompson made the announcement on social media, using the hashtag “Warrior4life.”

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‘Supermax’ for Damian Lillard

Credit to Author: Tempo Online| Date: Mon, 01 Jul 2019 14:50:47 +0000

Free agency opened Sunday with more than $2 billion in deals getting struck in the opening hours — and that’s even without Kyrie Irving officially joining Brooklyn, as has been expected, or any word from Kawhi Leonard about his future plans to either stay with NBA champion Toronto or move elsewhere.

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NBA: Kevin, Kahwi talk about teaming up

Credit to Author: Tempo Online| Date: Sun, 30 Jun 2019 16:00:09 +0000

ESPN and The Athletic websites each cited unnamed sources in reporting Durant and Leonard have discussed the possibility of each signing with the New York Knicks or Los Angeles Clippers.

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Durant opts out of Warriors deal for NBA free agency

Credit to Author: Tempo Online| Date: Thu, 27 Jun 2019 02:34:10 +0000

The 30-year-old forward is looking at missing the 2019-20 NBA season while rehabilitating and using the following campaign to rebuild to peak form, a prospect that could scare off some suitors who hoped for more instant returns from a big-money deal for one of the NBA’s biggest talents. #NBA

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Pelicans primed to draft Zion

Credit to Author: Tempo Online| Date: Tue, 18 Jun 2019 15:00:26 +0000

Duke star Zion Williamson is widely seen as the top pro prospect to enter any NBA draft since Davis in 2012, and the Pelicans – thanks to an unlikely NBA draft lottery victory last month – have the right to select him first overall on Thursday night. #NBA

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Warriors set for emotional NBA Finals showdown with Raptors

Credit to Author: Tempo Online| Date: Thu, 13 Jun 2019 05:30:14 +0000

The Raptors own a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven championship series despite a 106-105 loss Monday in which Durant ruptured his right Achilles tendon in his first game back after missing a month with a right calf injury. #NBA

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