By the looks of things, Pia Wurtzbach made the most out of her short stint as the Philippines' correspondent for the NBA All-Star 2020 in Chicago.The Miss Universe 2015 flew to the Windy City last week to take part ...
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CHICAGO - Quest Multisport, a 65,000 square feet facility that lurks just 1.5 miles away from the United Center, has watched its fair share of amateur sneakers squeak all the way to the pro ranks.Jordan Clarkson passed the draft combine&# ...
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KAI Sotto wasted no time learning the tricks of the trade in the NBA as he had a chance to chat with NBA All-Star Pascal Siakam of the Toronto Raptors.Sotto is part of the 64 boys and girls participating in ...
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CHICAGO - Like the snow that blankets mount Kilimanjaro, this city I call home is covered with a bed of mushy white powder that would make for a great postcard.For frigid residents here, the cheeky warm smiles gamely surrender to an icy, ...
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A week after Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gigi were laid to rest in a private ceremony, tributes continue to pour in from fans, including Filipinos.The following forms of commemoration show how big of an impact the late NBA legend had ...
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KEVIN Garnett's jersey is taking a place of pride in the rafters.During the first timeout of Boston's game against the LA Clippers on Friday, the Celtics surprised fans with a video presentation to announce Kevin Garnett's ...
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Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach was lucky enough to be given the task to cover the 2020 NBA All-Star Weekend in Chicago, Illinois."I'll be representing the Republika during the NBA All-Star Weekend, and I'm just so excited," ...
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THIS WEEKEND, the NBA All-Star festivities return to Chicago after more than three decades. The 2020 edition is already shaping up to be one of the most interesting in recent memory with Dwight Howard entering the slam dunk contest and young ...
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CHICAGO - There were cheers and tears, goosebumps, and an emotionally powerful video tribute. For the first time in this agonizing, injury-ravaged season, the Golden State Warriors had a reason to celebrate, giving their spanking new $1.4 billion Chase Center home ...
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PORTLAND, Oregon - Andre Iguodala fell short in his first chance to get a win with the Miami Heat.His next one will come against his former team.Damian Lillard had 33 points and eight assists, Gary Trent Jr. scored 22 points and ...
Feb 10, 2020
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CHICAGO - The desire to accumulate all things large has become an obsession in modern day living.Giant flat screen TVs have taken over our living room walls. The streets crawl with enormous SUVs. And our collective affinity for French fries grew from ...
Feb 9, 2020
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LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Clippers waived guard Isaiah Thomas on Saturday, two days after acquiring him as part of a three-team trade.The move had been expected since Thursday's (Friday, Manila time) deal with the Wizards and Knicks.Thomas ...
Feb 9, 2020
LOS ANGELES - A witness to the deadly crash of a helicopter carrying Kobe Bryant and eight others said it sounded normal just before slamming into a hillside and wreckage at the scene showed no sign of engine failure, federal investigators said in ...
Feb 8, 2020
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CHICAGO - When all the frenzy of this year's NBA trading deadline passed, the Los Angeles Clippers emerged as the clear-cut winners, besting all other teams that took a stab at roster improvement.The Clippers didn't just add ...
Feb 7, 2020
Pardon us for the description, but this year's NBA trade deadline was rather boring.An elder statesman strongarmed his way out of a competitive team; a two-time All-Star felt betrayed by the franchise that drafted him; mediocre squads ...
Feb 7, 2020
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PHILADELPHIA - AThe Philadelphia 76ers have acquired Glenn Robinson and Alec Burks from the Golden State Warriors in exchange for draft picks, a source said.Expected to contend for an Eastern Conference championship, the Sixers have slumped and are in sixth place in ...
Feb 6, 2020
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MIAMI - A person familiar with the negotiations said Andre Iguodala is headed to Miami after the Heat and Memphis Grizzlies agreed on Wednesday night (Thursday, Manila time) on his long-awaited trade.As part of the deal, Iguodala agreed to a two- ...
Feb 6, 2020
The first significant deal of the 2020 NBA trade deadline is officially in, with basketball insider Adrian Wojnarowski dropping the Woj bomb about a monumental four-team, 12-player swap between the Houston Rockets, Minnesota Timberwolves, Atlanta Hawks, and Denver Nuggets.Whether ...
Feb 6, 2020
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ROBERT Covington is going to the Houston Rockets and Clint Capela is going to the Atlanta Hawks as the headline moves in a complicated trade that was struck on Wednesday involving four teams, 12 players and at least three draft picks, according ...
Feb 5, 2020
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NEW ORLEANS - Giannis Antetokounmpo had the strength and savvy to outshine rookie sensation Zion Williamson in the latest double-digit triumph for the NBA-leading Milwaukee Bucks.Antetokounmpo had 34 points and 17 rebounds, and the Bucks defeated New Orleans 120-108 ...
Feb 5, 2020
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