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Irving scores 38 points, Celtics beat Grizzlies 122-116

By DOUG ALDEN,  Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — Kyrie Irving scored 20 of his 38 points in the third quarter and the Boston Celtics held off the Memphis Grizzlies 122-116 on Friday night (Saturday, PHL time). Marcus Smart had 20 points and Al Horford finished with 18 for the Celtics, who have won two straight since a three-game losing streak. Irving also had 11 assists and seven rebounds for Boston, which beat the Grizzlies for the seventh consecutive time but had to hang on down the stretch. Memphis trailed only 111-108 with 3:13 left, but the Celtics responded with a 10-2 run. A few late 3-pointers by the Grizzlies came too late. Memphis has lost 10 of 11 overall, and six in a row on the road. Mike Conley led the Grizzlies with 26 points. Jaren Jackson Jr. scored 23, and Marc Gasol had 11 rebounds and 12 assists. Boston led 96-91 after three, but the pesky Grizzlies would not go away. Conley's three-point play with 4:53 remaining pulled Memphis to 106-104. Irving finally sealed it when he hit a 3 with 1:22 left to put the Celtics up 118-110. Jaylen Brown had 12 points and Terry Rozier scored 10 for Boston. Rozier hit a 3 to start an 11-0 run that put the Celtics up 35-24 after the first quarter. Then he made another from beyond the arc while drawing a foul and converted the four-point play. The Grizzlies rallied late in the period, tying it 52-all on a layup by JaMychal Green and taking a 62-58 halftime lead on Conley's layup just before the buzzer. TIP-INS Grizzlies: Justin Holiday had 14 points, his highest-scoring game since arriving in a trade with Chicago on Jan. 3. ... Shelvin Mack scored 15 points. Green and Omri Casspi had 12 apiece. . Shot 59 percent (13 for 22) in the second quarter while outscoring Boston 38-23. . Had five turnovers in the first quarter. Celtics: Aron Baynes had 12 rebounds in his second game back since missing a month with a broken bone in his left hand. . Turned the ball over seven times in the second period. . Irving was called for a technical with 3:27 left in the third quarter after getting tangled up in front of the Memphis bench with Mack, who also got a technical. UP NEXT Grizzlies: At the Toronto Raptors on Saturday night. Celtics: Visit the Atlanta Hawks on Saturday night......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsJan 19th, 2019Related News

Holiday on January 21 in Bangsamoro Organic Law voting areas

Malacañang has declared Jan. 21 a special non-working day in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) and the cities of Isabela and Cotabato to enable residents to vote in the plebiscite for the Bangsamoro Organic Law......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJan 18th, 2019Related News

Jan. 21 plebiscite day on BOL declared a non-working holiday in ARMM

President Rodrigo Duterte declared Jan.21 as a special non-working holiday in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, Isabela City in Basilan, and Cotabato City to give way for the coming first plebiscite to ratify the proposed Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL)......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsJan 17th, 2019Related News

The holiday blues

The much anticipated Santa Claus rally in the December stock markets fizzled out. A big chunk of the losses came during a violent December that saw the US indexes dropping…READ The post The holiday blues appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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DOJ asks Davao court to cancel Trillanes bail over holiday travel

MANILA, Philippines – Stepping up the efforts to jail opposition Senator Antonio Trillanes IV, Paolo Duterte and the Department of Justice (DOJ) asked the Davao City Regional Trial Court (RTC) to cancel the bail earlier granted to the senator for the libel charges he's facing there. Duterte ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJan 17th, 2019Related News

Duterte declares Jan 21 a holiday in parts of Mindanao for Bangsamoro plebiscite

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte declared January 21 a special non-working holiday in parts of Mindanao for a plebiscite to ratify the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL). Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea signed on…READ The post Duterte declares Jan 21 a holiday in parts of Mindanao for Bangsamoro plebiscite appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsJan 17th, 2019Related News

Antetokounmpo leads streaking Bucks past Grizzlies 111-101

By Clay Bailey, Associated Press MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo had 27 points and 11 rebounds as the Milwaukee Bucks used a third-quarter outburst to capture their third straight win, 111-101 over the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday night (Thursday, PHL time). Eric Bledsoe added 16 points and D.J. Wilson scored 13 for the Bucks, who won for the 14th time in 17 games. Omri Casspi led the Grizzlies with 17 points. Marc Gasol, Mike Conley and JaMychal Green scored 14 points apiece for Memphis, which lost its ninth in the last 10. The Grizzlies took their only lead of the game at 59-58 early in the second half on a three-pointer by Gasol. The Bucks made sure any Memphis excitement was short-lived. Milwaukee ran off 19 straight points to extend its lead to 18. By that point, the Grizzlies returned to uninspired play as the Bucks outscored Memphis 41-28 in the quarter. Memphis committed eight turnovers in the third, leading to 20 points. The Bucks took an early lead thanks to anemic shooting by Memphis. The Grizzlies starters seemed lackadaisical and not up to the task of challenging one of the better teams in the NBA as Milwaukee stretched its lead to as many as 14 points. The Memphis reserves brought more energy and steadily chipped away at the Bucks advantage. Casspi and Green led the rally. But the Bucks used 15 points from Antetokounmpo to hold on for a 50-45 lead at the break. The third-quarter rally led to Milwaukee building the advantage to as many as 31 points in the fourth. TIP-INS Bucks: Milwaukee leads the series 23-22. . The Bucks lead the league in scoring differential at 10 points per game and have 23 double-digit victories this season. . Antetokounmpo recorded his 30th double-double of the season. . Memphis defeated the Bucks 116-113 on Nov. 14 (Nov. 15, PHL time). Milwaukee is now 5-0 facing teams that it lost to in its previous meeting. Grizzlies: Memphis played its only home game in a five-game stretch. .F/G Justin Holiday, obtained from the Chicago Bulls in a Jan. 4 (Jan. 5, PHL time) trade, started his first game for Memphis. . Memphis missed 10 of its first 11 shots in the game, part of the Grizzlies shooting 26 percent in the opening quarter. . The Bucks' 41 points in the third quarter was the most given up by Memphis in any period this season. UP NEXT Bucks: At Orlando to face the Magic on Saturday (Sunday, PHL time). Grizzlies: Face the Celtics in Boston on Friday (Saturday, PHL time)......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsJan 17th, 2019Related News

Duterte declares holiday in Mindanao areas holding BOL plebiscite

      MANILA, Philippines -- President Rodrigo Duterte has declared January 21 a non-working holiday in ARMM, Cotabato City and Isabela City in Basilan for the holding of a plebiscite to ratify the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL). Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea said Duterte signed Proclamation 646 on January 10, to formalize the holiday in these areas. /jpv...Keep on reading: Duterte declares holiday in Mindanao areas holding BOL plebiscite.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Jan 17th, 2019Related News

T-bill rates drop as investors swarm auction

One-year securities once again met overwhelming demand from investors as funds continued to trickle back into the financial system after the holiday season......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: FinanceJan 15th, 2019Related News

Jesus keeps up scoring spree, Man City beats Wolves 3-0

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola is keeping a close eye on Gabriel Jesus now the young striker's family are no longer with him in England. Maintaining his hot streak in front of goal should keep the Brazilian's spirits high. The 21-year-old Jesus scored twice in City's 3-0 win over 10-man Wolverhampton Wanderers in the Premier League on Monday, extending his spree to seven goals across three different competitions in the past nine days. Whether he can retain City's sole striker spot ahead of club great Sergio Aguero, who started on the bench after a recent illness, remains to be seen but Jesus cannot be doing any more to impress his manager, Pep Guardiola. "I know Sergio Aguero is an amazing player and helps me a lot," Jesus said. "When Sergio plays he helps the team, and when I play I want to help as well. "I play better now and to score goals is important to me." And having two in-form strikers can only boost City's chances of reeling in Liverpool in the Premier League title race. Liverpool's lead was trimmed to four points by City's win over Wolves, for whom the match was a damage-limitation exercise from the moment center back Willy Boly was handed a straight red card for a dangerous tackle on Bernardo Silva in the 19th minute. By then, Jesus had tapped in a left-wing cross from Leroy Sane, who was found by a searching ball forward from center back Aymeric Laporte, to put City in front in the 10th minute. Jesus added his second goal from the penalty spot in the 39th after Raheem Sterling was fouled by Ryan Bennett. City piled on the pressure in the second half — it finished the game with 76 percent possession — but had only one more goal to show for it, with Conor Coady glancing a header into his own net from substitute Kevin De Bruyne's cross. Since losing back-to-back league games around the Christmas holiday to drop out of the lead and, at one point, be seven points behind Liverpool, City has been in relentless form — winning five straight matches in all competitions and scoring 24 goals in the process. Among them was a 9-0 win over third-tier Burton in the English League Cup, when Jesus scored four times. Guardiola spoke ahead of the game about the club needing to rally around the striker because he might start to find life difficult after his mother, two older brothers and nephew returned to Brazil following an extended stay in Manchester to help Jesus acclimatize. And teammates Sane and Sterling could not have handed him easier opportunities to continue his scoring run. Wolves were potentially tricky opponents for City, given their strong record against the top six in the league. Nuno Espirito Santo's team drew against City at home in August and recently beat Tottenham. Boly's straight red card put paid to any chance of an upset at Etihad Stadium and Wolves failed to have a shot on target. And neither Boly nor Espirito Santo had any complaints about the decision, with the defender having got the ball in a challenge with Silva only to catch him with the follow-through. "The game 11 vs. 11 was the same as 11 vs. 10," Guardiola said. It was the 16th time this season that City has scored three or more goals. This latest victory moved the champion five points clear of third-placed Tottenham, which lost at home to Manchester United on Sunday. Liverpool will also be wary of City's improved form. "All we can do is win our own games," Guardiola said. "We spoke many times in the last hours about this to our players. We cannot control what they do. We can control what we do. The only way to do that is by being there. Maybe one day they fail and we try to be there. "But you can be sure if we don't win, they will be champions.".....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsJan 15th, 2019Related News

Senate OKs bill declaring Jan. 17 as ‘James Gordon Day’

The Senate has passed on third and final reading the bill declaring January 17 of every as a special non-working holiday in Olongapo City and Subic Bay Freeport Zone. Senate OKs bill declaring Jan. 17 as ‘James Gordon Day’ Source link: Senate OKs bill declaring Jan. 17 as ‘James Gordon Day’.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Jan 15th, 2019Related News

Palace declares January 16, 2019 a holiday in Navotas

Malacañang has declared Jan. 16 a special non-working holiday in Navotas City in celebration of its 113th founding anniversary......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJan 14th, 2019Related News

Honeymoon of Gwyneth Paltrow and new hubby joined by her ex Chris Martin

It was a "modern honeymoon." That was how movie star-entrepreneur Gwyneth Paltrow described her recent holiday getaway in the Maldives with her new husband, Brad Falchuk... and her ex-husband, Coldplay lead vocalist Chris Martin, with whom she had been married for 10 years. "We just took our honeymoon in the Maldives, and we had a big family honeymoon over Christmas," Gwyneth said in an interview in "Live with Kelly and Ryan." Joining them were Brad's ("Glee" cocreator) and Gwyneth's children from their previous marriages, as well as some of their closest friends. Good time The vacation, she related, had everyone having "such a good time" with "great conversation" and ...Keep on reading: Honeymoon of Gwyneth Paltrow and new hubby joined by her ex Chris Martin.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Jan 13th, 2019Related News

Karl-Anthony Towns has 27-27 game to lead Wolves past Pelicans

MINNEAPOLIS --- Karl-Anthony Towns had 27 points and a career-high 27 rebounds to help the Minnesota Timberwolves hold off Anthony Davis and the New Orleans Pelicans for a 110-106 victory on Saturday night that was the first at home for interim head coach Ryan Saunders. Towns swished a 3-pointer to make it 106-103 with 2:55 left, giving the Timberwolves the lead for good. Then he blocked a 3-point try by Davis on the other end, triggering a fast break that Tyus Jones finished with a layup. Davis had 30 points and 14 rebounds for his 13th consecutive double-double. Jrue Holiday added 25 points and seven assists for the Pelicans, who pulled within 108-106 on Holiday's three-point...Keep on reading: Karl-Anthony Towns has 27-27 game to lead Wolves past Pelicans.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Jan 13th, 2019Related News

Lose the extra holiday inches minus the workout with Dermcare’s Radio Frequency …

Lose the extra holiday inches minus the workout with Dermcare’s Radio Frequency ….....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Jan 12th, 2019Related News

Philippines Holiday Destinations: Spend Your Time On The Best Beaches

Philippine Holiday Destinations: Spend Your Time On The Best Beaches and Islands INQUIRER.net 7107 islands and you cannot pick which island you would want to discover first? This article will help yo.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsJan 11th, 2019Related News

Duterte Declares Last Monday of January as ‘National Bible Day’

President Rodrigo R. Duterte has declared the last Monday of January every year as a special working holiday, in observance of the National Bible Day. Under Republic Act 11163 he signed on Dec. 20, 2018, the President recognized the value of the Holy Bible as the core of Christian faith, especially in a predominantly Christian […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsJan 11th, 2019Related News

Retail shops in China offering cheaper iPhones after poor sales

SHANGHAI – Several Chinese electronics retailers including Alibaba-backed Suning and JD.com have slashed iPhone prices this week, after Apple recently blamed poor sales of the smartphone in the country for a rare revenue warning. The discounting, as steep as $118 for the recently launched 64GB iPhone XR, is the latest sign that Apple’s weak holiday […] The post Retail shops in China offering cheaper iPhones after poor sales appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Source: Interaksyon InteraksyonCategory: TopJan 11th, 2019Related News

Rainbow Sunset, senior citizens | The Manila Times Online

STILL in a holiday mood, I chose to see a movie of the Manila Film Festival. Rainbow Sunset was my choice because it was basically about senior citizens. In fact,READ The post Rainbow Sunset, senior c.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsJan 11th, 2019Related News