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first_imgSomeone from the Philippines could win a $208 million jackpot this week! By then, the Greek superstar had achieved double digits in three key statistical categories: 30 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists. His 20 second-half points helped the Bucks rally from a 16-point third-quarter deficit.Antetokounmpo became the first player since Oscar Robertson in 1966 to post a 30-plus point triple-double in his opening game of a season.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGreatest ever?SPORTSFormer PBA import Anthony Grundy passes away at 40SPORTSSan Miguel suspends Santos, Nabong, Tubid indefinitely after ‘tussle’ in practiceBut he said team effort was the key to the comeback win.“We stayed together,” Antetokounmpo said. “Even though we faced adversity and we weren’t playing our best basketball in the first quarter and second quarter we came out, we were focused. We were able to move the ball and execute. Pagunsan seizes Summit golf lead Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. While the Bucks looked a team perfectly capable of repeating their 60-win campaign of last season, the long-dominant Golden State Warriors got a taste of what could be a tough road ahead as they fell, 141-122, to the ascendant Los Angeles Clippers.In the first game in their glitzy new $1.4-billion Chase Arena in San Francisco, the Warriors—now without departed free agent Kevin Durant and injured Klay Thompson—were no match for a Clippers team bolstered this offseason by the arrival of Kawhi Leonard—who was on the Toronto Raptors team that beat the Warriors in the NBA Finals in June.Atlanta’s Trae Young opened his second NBA season with a 38-point outburst for the Hawks in a 117-100 victory over the Pistons in Detroit.Young said he was “a lot more comfortable” than he was coming into his rookie season a year ago. —AFPSports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next This jewelry designer is also an architect LATEST STORIES MOST READ Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:59Sports venues to be ready in time for SEA Games01:27Filipino athletes get grand send-off ahead of SEA Games02:11Makabayan bloc defends protesting workers, tells Año to ‘shut up’03:07PH billiards team upbeat about gold medal chances in SEA Games01:38‘Bato’ to be ‘most effective’ CHR head? It’s for public to decide – Gascon02:07Aquino to Filipinos: Stand up vs abuses before you suffer De Lima’s ordeal01:28Ex-President Noynoy Aquino admits contracting pneumonia00:45Aquino agrees with Drilon on SEA games ‘kaldero’ spending issue Becoming his own mancenter_img Canadian vaping study details danger from ‘popcorn lung’ chemical Matteo Guidicelli had saved up for Sarah G’s ring since 2014? DTI creates Marahuyo, a luxe Filipino fashion brand for global buyers “My team without me did a great job,” added Antetokounmpo, whose departure with his sixth foul at 5:18 remaining—and the Bucks up by six—appeared to open the door to the Rockets.Houston scored the next five points, Westbrook adding four with a three-pointer and a free throw to trim the deficit to 101-100.But the Rockets, who brought in 2017 MVP Westbrook in the offseason to play alongside their 2018 MVP Harden, couldn’t get ahead.Westbrook finished with 24 points, 16 rebounds and seven assists.Harden’s 19 points owed more to his perfect 14-of-14 finish at the free-throw line than his two-of 13 shooting. He added seven rebounds and 14 assists.ADVERTISEMENT HOUSTON—Milwaukee’s Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 30 points to propel the Bucks to a 117-111 victory in Houston on Thursday, spoiling the debut of newly formed Rockets star duo James Harden and Russell Westbrook.In a battle featuring the last three NBA Most Valuable Players, it was reigning MVP Antetokounmpo who emerged the winner, notching the first triple-double of the season before he fouled out with just over five minutes remaining.ADVERTISEMENT Duterte calls himself, Go, Cayetano ‘the brightest stars’ in PH politics Ethel Booba on SEA Games cauldron: ‘Sulit kung corrupt ang panggatong’ View commentslast_img read more

National Touch League To Return To Coffs Harbour

first_imgCoffs Harbour has won the right after an extremely competitive tender process which included multiple tenders from across New South Wales. The event returns to Coffs Harbour, with the city previously having hosted the NTL event from 1997 through to 2008. Further information can be obtained from the Media Release. While you are in Coffs Harbour for the 2013 X-Blades National Touch League, there are plenty of things to see and do away from the fields. To find out more about Coffs Harbour’s attractions, please visit the following websites:www.destinationnsw.com.au www.coffscoast.com.au Related Files2013_and_2014_ntl_announcement-pdflast_img read more