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Perpetual Altas grateful for Aric magic

  MANILA, Philippines – Aric del Rosario may have carved out his stellar coaching career with the University of Santo Tomas (UST) Tigers in the UAAP, but the Perpetual Altas also experienced how it’s like to be under the helm of the legendary mentor in the NCAA.  The ........»»

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Heart-warming, hilarious, and fantastic movies on GMA this Sunday

A weekend full of romance, fun and magic awaits loyal viewers of GMA Network with another set of entertaining movies tomorrow, March 29.  .....»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: MoviesMar 27th, 2020Related News

PBA mourns passing of the legendary Aric Del Rosario

The world of Philippine Basketball took a heavy loss Thursday with the passing of legendary coach Aric Del Rosario. [Related: Four-peat UAAP champion coach Aric Del Rosario passes away] While Coach Aric's magic was most fondly remembered in the college game, especially after he guided the UST Growling Tigers to four straight UAAP championships in the 1990s, Del Rosario was also a prolific coach in the PBA. In the 45-year history of the league, Del Rosario will be remembered as one of the best assistant coaches ever. "The PBA condoles with the entire family of the late former Alaska assistant mentor Aric Del Rosario, one of the friendliest and well-respected coaches during his time with the league," PBA Commissioner Willie Marcial said. "We will always remember him with fondness," he added. SMC sports director and former Glowing Goldie Alfrancis Chua also has some good memories of the legendary coach. It was Coach Aric who recruited Chua to play for UST in college. "Dalawa kami ni Gido Babilonia na dinala niya from Letran to UST. He's a passionate coach na napakabait na tao," Chua said. "Parang tatay namin yan dahil parang anak niya kami ituring. Imagine, ginagastos niya ang sarili niyang pera para pakainin kaming mga players. Gumagastos din ng sariling pera yan para sa team-building sessions namin," boss Al added.   — Follow this writer on Twitter, @paullintag8 .....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsMar 26th, 2020Related News

Grand Slam Buddies: Coach Tim crushed with news of Coach Aric s passing

Coach Aric Del Rosario was so good he had a hand in building two separate basketball dynasties that somehow overlapped. As Del Rosario won the UST Growling Tigers four straight UAAP titles from 1993-1996, Aric Magic was also present in the third-ever Grand Slam team in the PBA. Coach Aric was one of the assistants to head coach Tim Cone in 1996 when the Alaska Aces swept the PBA season to capture the triple crown. In fact, Coach Aric was Coach Tim's first-ever assistant when he took over the Alaska job some seven years prior to the Grand Slam win. And with the passing of Coach Aric Thursday, Cone is obviously one of the most affected. "It is just crushing news to me," Coach Tim said on the news of Del Rosario's passing. "Especially at this time when I cannot pay my respects to him and his family [due to COVID-19 and community quarantine]. He was such a steadying influence on me when I was a young coach. He always kept me grounded and taught me so much about humility," Cone added. With 22 PBA titles and two Grand Slam wins, Cone is without a doubt he greatest coach in league history. I'm broken up because of the loss of Coach Aric. I am so sorry I can't pay my respects to him and his family. He was such an influence early in my coaching career, teaching me about humility and compassion. He touched so many lives through his journey. He will be terribly missed. — Tim Cone (@manilacone) March 26, 2020 However, Coach Tim says that one of his first mentors in the PBA deserves more credit than what he originally had in terms of being one of the coaching greats in the country. "The winning he accomplished at UST and the players he touched was unsurpassed," Cone said of Coach Aric. "His humility and low-key personality prevented him from being on that conversation of the best coaches of the country. But that was wrong, he was incredibly underrated and certainly should have been. He was truly a great coach and a better friend," Coach Tim added.   — Follow this writer on Twitter, @paullintag8 .....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsMar 26th, 2020Related News

Cheat Sheet: Impressing A Girl? The Boys Night Out Bros Can Help!

Magic 89.9 DJs Sam YG, Tony Toni, and Slick Rick share all their tips!.....»»

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Pinoy golfers join other athletes in coping with virus threat

Those who can afford and have space are putting up gadgets and equipment for practice, including chipping nets, to work out kinks in one’s swing, sharpen the fundamentals and keep muscle memory......»»

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‘Super Spreader’ NBA players test positive for coronavirus

NEW YORK: Two members of the Los Angeles Lakers have tested positive for the new coronavirus on Thursday (Friday in Manila) as the Philadelphia 76ers also confirmed that three of their players had contracted the disease. The Lakers said they tested their players because on March 10 they played the Brooklyn Nets, who had four […].....»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsMar 20th, 2020Related News

2 player mula Lakers, nagpositibo sa COVID-19

Los Angeles – Nagpositibo ang dalawang player mula sa koponan ng Los Angeles Lakers sa COVID-19, ayon sa ulat na naka-quarantine na sa ngayon. Hindi pinangalanan ng Lakers ang dalawang manlalaro matapos ieksamin batay sa rekomendasyon ng public health officials dahil sa naganap na laban noong March 10 kontra sa Brooklyn Nets. Sa ngayon ay […] The post 2 player mula Lakers, nagpositibo sa COVID-19 appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

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Mactan bust nets POGO worker, 4 men, P68K shabu

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu – A Chinese worker of a Philippine Offshore Gaming Operator (POGO) and four men were arrested in two buy-bust operations on March 19, 2020 in Barangay Mactan, Lapu-Lapu City. Gao Feng, 24, a Chinese POGO worker; Mark Nunez Imbong and the target of the first operation Jovanne Abergas Kim, were caught with […] The post Mactan bust nets POGO worker, 4 men, P68K shabu appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsMar 19th, 2020Related News

Durant, 3 Nets teammates test positive for COVID-19

New York--Kevin Durant is reportedly among four Brooklyn Nets players who have tested positive for the new coronavirus and are in isolation......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsMar 18th, 2020Related News

Kababayan Jerom Lastimosa was Matt Erolon s clincher to choose Adamson

Adamson High School won its first playoff game in the Mike Fermin era in the recently concluded UAAP 82 Boys Basketball Tournament. Even better, the Baby Falcons will be back for more next season with a mostly intact core. Fronting the charge is, of course, rookie MVP Jake Figueroa - and right there with him is Matt Erolon. As Figueroa takes care of the inside by being a near-automatic double-double machine, Erolon takes care of the outside by being a knockdown shooter. At the same time Adamson can thank Pampanga for Figueroa, it can thank a certain Soaring Falcon for Erolon. "Tinanggap ko yung offer ng Adamson dahil kay Jerom Lastimosa," Erolon shared. "Na-inspire po ako sa kanya. Ginusto kong mag-Adamson para sundan ang yapak niya." As it turns out, the sharpshooting Baby Falcon and the Soaring Falcons' veteran playmaker both hail from Dumaguete and both played for Asian College. And so, a difficult decision on whether to go from Negros to Manila became a no-brainer for Erolon. "Wala po kasi akong kasama rito. Mag-isa lang ako so naisip ko, at least, nandito rin sa Adamson si Jerom," he said. Make no mistake, though, the 6-foot guard worked his way to his break in blue and white. Before he was swishing nets in the UAAP, he first opened eyes in the 2019 National Basketball Training Centre League National Finals where he led St. Louis of Don Bosco to the Division 2 Fantastic Eight. And in the Three-Point Shootout, he reigned supreme. "'Di ko po talaga akalaing may mga kakausap sa aking school dun. Dream ko rin naman siyempreng makalaro sa UAAP kaya binigay ko lang yung best ko," he shared. Even come Season 82 itself, the 17-year-old still could not believe how far he had come. "Nung first game, first quarter ko po rito, na-pressure ako. 'Di ako makapaniwalang nandito na po ako," he said. Slowly but surely, though, he got to showcase the skills that made Adamson recruit him in the first place - and in the end, put up per game counts of 15.4 points, 3.6 rebounds, 2.8 assists, and 1.7 steals all while totalling a league-best 62 triples. With his first year over and done with, Erolon is only looking forward to taking on Coach Mike's next challenge for him. "Ang binigay ni coach sa akin na role para next year, maging point guard daw po. Kailangan daw po yung para kumpleto ako pagdating sa college," he said. Fortunately for him, the clincher for him to choose the Baby Falcons just happens to be one of the top young playmakers in all of college. Asked if Lastimosa had already been in touch to mentor him, he answered, "Opo. Nag-uusap na po talaga kami anong dapat gawin para magawa ko yun." --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @riegogogo......»»

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Durant, three other Nets test positive for COVID-19; Lakers under quarantine

Durant, three other Nets test positive for COVID-19; Lakers under quarantine.....»»

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Report: Lakers self-quarantine, to be tested for coronavirus

According to the Los Angeles Times, the team is planning to get their players tested for the virus after four Brooklyn Nets players tested positive on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time)......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsMar 18th, 2020Related News

Kevin Durant, three other Nets test positive for coronavirus

There are now a total of seven NBA players across three teams with coronavirus since patient zero Rudy Gobert of the Utah Jazz testing positive last week......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsMar 18th, 2020Related News

NBA star Kevin Durant nagpositibo sa coronavirus

  KABILANG na ang NBA star forward na si Kevin Durant sa mga manlalaro ng sikat na American pro basketball league na may coronavirus (COVID-19). Si Durant ay kabilang sa apat na manlalaro ng Brooklyn Nets na nagpositibo sa coronavirus matapos ang pagsusuri. Maliban kay Durant ang iba pang NBA players na kumpirmadong nagpositibo sa […] The post NBA star Kevin Durant nagpositibo sa coronavirus appeared first on Bandera......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsMar 18th, 2020Related News

Durant among Brooklyn Nets players diagnosed with COVID-19

    NEW YORK, USA – Kevin Durant is reportedly among 4 Brooklyn Nets players who have tested positive for the new coronavirus and are in isolation. The injured Durant, who has yet to play for the Nets since signing for the club last year, confirmed to The Athletic ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsMar 18th, 2020Related News

Durant, kabilang sa apat na nagpositibo sa COVID-19 mula Brooklyn Nets

US – Kabilang si Kevin Durant sa naiulat na apat na Brooklyn Nets players na nagpositibo umano sa new coronavirus at ngayon ay sumasailalim na sa isolation. Ito ang kinumpirma ng website ng The Athletic. “Everyone be careful, take care of yourself and quarantine. We’re going to get through this,” pahayag ni Durant. Sa ulat, […] The post Durant, kabilang sa apat na nagpositibo sa COVID-19 mula Brooklyn Nets appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Source: Remate RemateCategory: NewsMar 18th, 2020Related News

Orlando Magic commit $2 million to game-night workers

By The Associated Press The DeVos family that owns the Orlando Magic has unveiled plans for a $2 million fund to pay hourly workers who will miss time because of sports shutdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The $2 million will be earmarked to help about 1,800 workers who are employed at Magic games, Lakeland Magic G League games, Orlando Solar Bears minor-league hockey games and other Amway Center events. In addition, Magic players have told the organization that they want to provide even more money for those workers. Magic CEO Alex Martins says: “The DeVos Family has a history of stepping up during challenging times. Today is no different. If someone is losing a paycheck because we are not playing, they will be fairly compensated.” The Magic say the part-time employees will receive paychecks for missed games through what would have been the end of the regular season......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsMar 16th, 2020Related News

Gerald Anderson appointed Youth Kasama ambassador

Star Magic actor Gerald Anderson was officially recognized as the Ambassador of Goodwill and Spokesperson of Philippine Youth KASAMA held yesterday at the Plenary Hall of the House of Congress in Batasan......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: MoviesMar 14th, 2020Related News