Westbrook completes date with NBA history

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Tue, 11 May 2021 08:08:09 +0000

Golden State 119, Utah 116 Indiana 111, Cleveland 102 Atlanta 125, Washington 124 Memphis 115, New Orleans 110 San Antonio 146, Milwaukee 125 Portland 140, Houston 129         LOS ANGELES (AFP) ‒ Russell Westbrook wrote his way into NBA history on Monday, bagging the 182nd triple-double of his career to break Oscar Robertson’s 47-year-old record. Washington […]

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Jazz thump Rockets for 50th victory

Credit to Author: Associated Press| Date: Sun, 09 May 2021 16:17:15 +0000

SALT LAKE CITY: Georges Niang tied a career high with 24 points and the NBA-leading Utah Jazz beat the short-handed Houston Rockets 124-116 on Saturday (Sunday in Manila) to reach 50 victories. Jordan Clarkson scored 21 points and Bojan Bogdanovic added 20 — his seventh straight 20-point performance — for the Jazz. The Jazz finished […]

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Historic night for Westbrook; Curry drops 49 in GSW win

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 09 May 2021 07:17:31 +0000

  LOS ANGELES (AFP) ‒ Another historic night from Russell Westbrook helped the Washington Wizards to a 133-132 overtime victory over the Indiana Pacers on Saturday. Westbrook notched the 181st triple-double of his career on Saturday, tying Oscar Robertson for the most in NBA history. He finished with 33 points, 19 rebounds and 15 assists, […]

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Blazers get key tiebreaker with win over Lakers

Credit to Author: Associated Press| Date: Sat, 08 May 2021 16:18:47 +0000

PORTLAND, Oregon: Damian Lillard had 38 points to lead Portland to a 106-101 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday (Saturday in Manila) that gave the Trail Blazers the tiebreaker over its Western Conference foe as the season winds to a close. Lillard had five 3-pointers for the Blazers, which was back at home […]

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Bogdanovic waxes hot as Jazz outclass Nuggets

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 08 May 2021 07:37:22 +0000

Philadelphia 109, New Orleans 107 Chicago 121, Boston 99 Miami 121, Minnesota 112 Charlotte 122, Orlando 112 Milwaukee 141, Houston 133 Dallas 110, Cleveland 90 Utah 127, Denver 120 Portland 106, LA Lakers 101 Phoenix 128, New York 105 San Antonio 113, Sacramento 104 LOS ANGELES (AFP) ‒ Bojan Bogdanovic torched Denver for a career-high […]

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NBA’s Hachimura gets racist messages ‘almost every day’

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Thu, 06 May 2021 06:48:31 +0000

TOKYO: Japanese NBA rising star Rui Hachimura said he receives racist messages “almost every day,” as uproar grows over the abuse directed at top athletes online. His revelation comes after England’s Premier League led a social media boycott to protest against racist taunts suffered by footballers including Marcus Rashford and Reece James. Hachimura, 23, a […]

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Sotto draws praises from Suns coach

Credit to Author: Niel Victor C. Masoy| Date: Sat, 24 Apr 2021 16:17:03 +0000

PHOENIX Suns head coach Monty Williams has some good things to say about the game of Filipino basketball prodigy and NBA hopeful Kai Sotto, who signed with the Adelaide 36ers in Australia’s National Basketball League (NBL) last Thursday. Analyzing video clips of Sotto’s stint in Basketball Without Borders last year, Williams explained the things that […]

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Sotto signs with Adelaide in Australia’s NBL

Credit to Author: Niel Victor C. Masoy| Date: Wed, 21 Apr 2021 04:22:21 +0000

Filipino basketball prodigy and NBA hopeful Kai Sotto is headed to Australia. On Wednesday, veteran NBA insider Shams Charania of The Athletic reported that the 7-foot-2 Sotto has signed a multi-year deal with the Adelaide 36rs of the National Basketball League (NBL). The 36rs confirmed this report in a press release, saying that it came […]

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Kobe Paras leaves UP but welcome to return if he wants to – Perasol

Credit to Author: Niel Victor C. Masoy| Date: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 05:22:26 +0000

Kobe Paras is still welcome to return to the University of the Philippines (UP) Fighting Maroons’ program if he still wants to and if he stays eligible, according to UP head coach Bo Perasol. “He won’t be eligible in the UAAP anymore if he plays (in a commercial or professional league) there,” Perasol told The […]

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Wade joins Utah Jazz ownership group

Credit to Author: Associated Press| Date: Sat, 17 Apr 2021 16:15:39 +0000

NBA legend Dwyane Wade has acquired an ownership stake in the Utah Jazz. Wade, 39, joins the league’s youngest ownership group, which is led by 42-year-old Ryan Smith, founder of software company Qualtrics. Smith and his wife, Ashley, purchased a majority interest in the Jazz in October 2020 for $1.66 billion. Financial terms of the […]

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