Alaska takes 2-1 lead over Meralco in PBA Governors’ Cup semis

first_imgMOST READ Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Asian Cup to get video review starting in quarterfinals Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? LATEST STORIES Alaska import Mike Harris. PBA IMAGESAlaska moved within a win of a finals berth after withstanding Meralco, 104-102, Thursday in Game 3 of a thrilling PBA Governors’ Cup semifinals series at Cuneta Astrodome.The Aces have now won two straight to pull ahead in the five-game showdown after the Bolts took the semis opener last Sunday. ADVERTISEMENT “You know the expression that your heart’s in your throat? That’s what I had and when Meralco was tipping the ball around, and Anjo’s last shot,” said Alaska head coach Alex Compton. “Oh my gosh that was a huge game.”“I don’t know what the TV ratings are but I hope people watched that game because that was an excellent basketball game played by both teams and that’s one of the games nobody deserved to lose.”Simon Enciso lit up late in the game going on a personal 9-3 run to give the Aces a 95-92 lead with 1:52 left but 40-year-old Reynel Hugnatan pulled out a couple of threes up his sleeve to put the Bolts up 98-97 with 1:05 to play.Chris Banchero and Enciso, meanwhile, added 17 points apiece for Alaska while Noy Baclao added had 11 points.Durham led the Bolts with 37 points, 13 rebounds, and eight assists while Hugnatan added 19 points, five rebounds, and three assists.ADVERTISEMENT Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Mike Harris had another monster game for Alaska, unleashing 31 points, 24 rebounds and seven assists and.And it was Harris who knocked down the defining shots for the Aces in the clutch, first scoring on a three-point play off of his own missed three-pointer to put Alaska 103-100 with 16.1 seconds left.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissAllen Durham responded with a quick layup with 11 seconds remaining in the game to trim Alaska’s lead to one, 103-102, before Harris split his charities with 9.6 seconds left to play.Without a timeout, the Bolts raced to the other end of the court that saw a botched Durham layup, several missed tip-ins, and Anjo Caram’s short jumper right before the final buzzer sounded. View commentslast_img read more

Gun-toting bandit snatches gold chain

first_imgPolice in E Division (Linden-Kwakwani) are investigating an incident where a male victim was robbed of his gold chain in Linden, Region 10 (Upper Demerara-Berbice) on Sunday evening.Surveillance footage showing the gunman carrying out the robberyA video of the incident has since been making rounds on social media, showing a gunman and two other accomplices, all unmasked and casually walking up to a small group of people at Republic Avenue, Mackenzie at approximately 21:42h.One of the bandits then pulled out a gun, pointed it at the victim who was part of the group, and snatched his chain. After snatching the chain, he and his accomplices calmly walked away from the scene. A Police official has since confirmed the incident. Investigations are ongoing.last_img read more