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Ingram rampant as Pelicans dump depleted LA Lakers

Brandon Ingram scored 36 points as the New Orleans Pelicans took full advantage of LeBron James’ injury absence to pummel the Los Angeles Lakers, 128-111, on Tuesday. Ingram, who was drafted by the Lakers in 2016 but traded away by the club in 2019, sent his former team sliding to defeat in a one-sided game […].....»»

Category: newsSource: tempo tempoMar 24th, 2021

Ingram rampant as Pelicans deal depleted Lakers third straight loss

The shorthanded Los Angeles Lakers continued to reel after suffering their third straight loss, this time at the hands of the New Orleans Pelicans, 128-111......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 24th, 2021

Suns shove Lakers, LeBron to brink; Nets crush Celtics

LOS ANGELES—Devin Booker scored 30 points as the Phoenix Suns left LeBron James and the depleted Los Angeles Lakers facing elimination from the NBA playoffs on Tuesday with a crushing 115-85 victory......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 3rd, 2021

Suns scorch Lakers

LOS ANGELES (AFP) — Devin Booker scored 30 points as the Phoenix Suns left LeBron James and the depleted Los Angeles Lakers facing elimination from the National Basketball Association (NBA) playoffs on Tuesday with a crushing 115-85 victory. Phoenix took full advantage of the injury absence of the Lakers’ Anthony Davis to dominate the defending […] The post Suns scorch Lakers appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJun 2nd, 2021

Irving ejected as depleted Lakers surprise Nets, Jazz hit 40 wins

Andre Drummond finished with a double-double of 20 points and 11 rebounds as the Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Brooklyn Nets 126-101 on Saturday in a battle between two teams lacking much of their star power......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 11th, 2021

Lakers complete season sweep of Wolves; Blazers storm back vs Pelicans

Following a seesaw battle in the three periods that saw the Wolves lead by as much as seven, the Lakers went on a run to enter the fourth quarter ahead, 102-94......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 17th, 2021

Nets end road trip with win over Clippers; Ingram powers Pelicans

Los Angeles---James Harden finished with 37 points and 11 rebounds as the Brooklyn Nets improved to 7-0 against Pacific Division teams this season with a 112-108 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 22nd, 2021

Nets overpower depleted Lakers; Bucks stumble again

Brooklyn 109, LA Lakers 98 Toronto 110, Milwaukee 96 Miami 118, Sacramento 110 LOS ANGELES (AFP) – James Harden scored 23 points as the Brooklyn Nets blew away a depleted Los Angeles Lakers in a one-sided showdown between the Eastern and Western Conference heavyweights on Thursday. With Kevin Durant sidelined with a hamstring strain, Harden […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsFeb 19th, 2021

Clarkson, Jazz keep rolling vs Bucks; Lakers dump Grizzlies

Their sixth straight win and their 17th in the last 18 games, the Jazz improved to 21-5 and continued to rank first in the Western Conference with a league-best record......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 13th, 2021

LeBron stars as injury-hit Lakers nail 5th win in a row

LOS ANGELES—LeBron James scored a 28-point triple double as the injury-depleted Los Angeles Lakers bagged a fifth consecutive win on Monday in a 119-112 overtime defeat of the Oklahoma City Thunder......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 10th, 2021

Lillard scores 40 as Trailblazers dump Kings; Clippers overcome Pelicans

A total of three games were postponed today due to health protocols, adding to the league's woes due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 14th, 2021

Ingram, Pelicans OK sa 5-taon, P7B

Ibabanderang muli ni All-Star forward Brandon Ingram ang New Orleans Pelicans nang aprubahan ang isang five-year max contract deal na nagkakahalaga ng $158M (P7.6B), ayon kay Adrian Wojnarowski ng ESPN. The post Ingram, Pelicans OK sa 5-taon, P7B first appeared on Abante......»»

Category: newsSource:  abanteRelated NewsNov 25th, 2020

Davis, James power Lakers past Heat for 2-0 lead in NBA Finals

Anthony Davis and LeBron James powered Los Angeles to a 124-114 victory over the Miami Heat that put the Lakers two wins away from their first NBA title since 2010. The injury-depleted Heat hung on as well as they could, but 33 points from James and 32 from Davis were just too much. Davis, playing in […] The post Davis, James power Lakers past Heat for 2-0 lead in NBA Finals appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 3rd, 2020

Heat oust depleted Bucks to reach NBA East finals; Lakers down Rockets, up 2-1

Jimmy Butler #22 of the Miami Heat drives to the basket against the Milwaukee Bucks during Game Five of the Eastern Conference semifinals of the NBA Playoffs on September 8, 2020 at The Field House in Orlando, Florida. (Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images/AFP) MIAMI (AFP) — The Miami Heat punched their ticket to the NBA Eastern Conference finals Tuesday, beating top-seeded Milwaukee 103-94 as injured Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo watched from the bench. Jimmy Butler and Goran Dragic finished with 17 points apiece as six Heat players scored in double figures and Miami completed a 4-1 series victory in a bruising encounter against the league’s top defensive team. Khris Middleton led the Bucks with 23 points. Antetokounmpo — tipped to scoop a second straight NBA Most Valuable Player award this season — aggravated his sprained right ankle in the first half of the Bucks’ game-four overtime victory over the Heat. The Bucks declared him inactive less than an hour before tipoff on Tuesday. The loss of Antetokounmpo, who averaged career highs of 29.5 points and 13.6 rebounds per game this season, was a huge blow for the Bucks, as they tried to do what no NBA team has done before: come back from an 0-3 deficit to win a seven-game playoff series. It’s the second straight campaign that the Bucks built the best regular-season record only to come up short in the playoffs. In 2019 they fell to the eventual champion Toronto Raptors in six games in the Eastern Conference finals. The fifth-seeded Heat will face either the Boston Celtics or Toronto Raptors for a place in the NBA Finals. The Celtics lead their series against the defending NBA champion Raptors three games to two. Butler, who added 10 rebounds and six assists and was a perfect eight-for-eight from the foul line, said the Heat’s impressive 8-1 record so far in the playoffs means nothing now. “All of that is behind us now,” he said. “We’ll wait and see who we get out of Toronto and Boston and then we’ll lock in on that. “But it’s zero-zero now, we’ve got eight more to get.” The Heat trailed 28-19 after a chaotic first quarter in which they committed six turnovers leading to nine Bucks points. They trailed by as many as 13 in the first period, but settled down in the second, out-scoring the Bucks 33-18 to take a 52-46 lead into halftime. But Milwaukee, with Middleton leading the way, refused to go away. After going scoreless for more than six minutes in the third period the Bucks put together an 8-0 run to pull within five points. Trailing 73-65 going into the final period, the Bucks trimmed the deficit to four multiple times, but the Heat’s depth finally proved too much. “Obviously they missed their MVP,” Butler said. “But we knew we were going to have to get one out of the mud and I think this was the one.” Antetokounmpo said he felt “lost” as he was unable to contribute. “Mentally it was a battle, but at the end of the day you’ve got to trust your teammates and that’s what I decided to do,” he said after the Bucks medical staff persuaded him not to risk further injury by playing. LeBron leads Lakers LeBron James #23 of the Los Angeles Lakers, left, drives the ball against Ben McLemore #16 of the Houston Rockets during the second quarter in Game Three of the Western Conference Second Round during the 2020 NBA Playoffs at AdventHealth Arena at the ESPN Wide World Of Sports Complex on September 08, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. (AFP) In Western Conference action, LeBron James scored 36 points and Anthony Davis added 26 as the Los Angeles Lakers powered to the finish in a 112-102 victory over the Houston Rockets. The Lakers grabbed a 2-1 series lead and James notched an NBA record 162nd career playoff win. “It says that I’ve played with a lot of great teams,” said James, who won two NBA titles with the Miami Heat and one with the Cleveland Cavaliers. “It says that I’ve played with a lot of great teammates and some great coaches.” James Harden scored 33 points with nine rebounds and nine assists and Russell Westbrook added 30 points for Houston in a back and forth battle that saw 16 lead changes. The Lakers’ reserves scored 42 points, with Houston’s only points off the bench the 16 of Jeff Green. Rajon Rondo, who scored 21 off the bench for Los Angeles, hit back-to-back three-pointers and came up with a steal and layup as the Lakers surged ahead with a 17-5 scoring run to start the fourth quarter. After putting up 64 points in the first half Houston scored just 38 in the second and the Lakers posted their second straight win of the series. There was a frightening moment in the fourth quarter, as Robert Covington and Davis collided as Davis rose for a rebound. Davis’s elbow appeared to hit Covington in head and he left the court holding a bloodied towel to his face, while Davis was hurting from Covington’s elbow in his side......»»

Category: newsSource:  mb.com.phRelated NewsSep 9th, 2020

NBA teams take knee in opener; Silver says no sanction

Players, coaches and refs in the Utah Jazz-New Orleans Pelicans and the Los Angeles Lakers-Los Angeles Clippers game showed solidarity to the Black Lives Matter movement before their respective games......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 31st, 2020

NBA: Jazz rally to escape Pelicans, 106 - 104

Rudy Gobert hits a pair of free with 6.9 seconds left and Brandon Ingram misses a potential game-winning three-point shot as the Utah Jazz rally and defeat the New Orleans Pelicans, 106 - 104, at the NBA restart in Orlando.  Jordan Clarkson came off the bench to lead the Jazz in scoring with 23 points. Brandon Ingram paced the Pelicans also with 23 points.  ???? FINAL SCORE THREAD ????Donovan Mitchell's 20 PTS, 5 AST and Rudy Gobert's (14 PTS, 12 REB, 3 BLK) go-ahead free throws lead the @utahjazz to victory! #TakeNote #WholeNewGame Jordan Clarkson: 23 PTSMike Conley: 20 PTS pic.twitter.com/u4tpcmd3fE— NBA (@NBA) July 31, 2020 (To be updated).....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJul 31st, 2020

NBA Restart Team Overview: New Orleans Pelicans

RECORD: 28-36, virtually tied with the Portland Trailblazers and the Sacramento Kings for ninth-place in the Western Conference, 3.5 games behind the eighth-seeded Memphis Grizzlies (32-33).  OVERVIEW: Led by a young core bannered by Brandon Ingram, Lonzo Ball, veteran Jrue Holiday, and rookie sensation Zion Williamson, the New Orleans Pelicans have recovered from a 6-22 start to the season, posting a 22-14 record in their last 36 contests to put them in contention for a playoff berth. The Pels play fast and score a lot thanks to the playmaking skills of Ball and Holiday, while leading scorer Ingram is having himself an All-Star year, putting up 24.3 points per game. Veteran sniper JJ Redick (14.9 PPG, 2.9 3P) is also leading the charge behind the arc. In his first 19 games, the high-flying Williamson has averaged 23.6 points while shooting an astounding 58.9% from the field.  NUMBER TO KNOW: The Pelicans are averaging 116.2 points per game, which is tied with the Los Angeles Clippers for fourth place in the NBA (behind the Milwaukee Bucks, the Houston Rockets, and the Dallas Mavericks) KEY ADDITIONS/LOSSES: N/A SEEDING GAMES: vs Utah Jazz (7/31) vs Los Angeles Clippers (8/2) vs Memphis Grizzlies (8/4) vs. Sacramento Kings (8/7) vs Washington Wizards (8/8) vs San Antonio Spurs (8/10) vs. Sacramento Kings (8/12) vs. Orlando Magic (8/14).....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJul 13th, 2020

NBA Restart Team Overview: Sacramento Kings

RECORD: 28-36, virtually tied with Portland and New Orleans for ninth-place and 3 1/2 games behind eighth-place Memphis. OVERVIEW: The Kings have an opportunity to advance to the playoffs for the first time since the 2005-06 season. Sacramento had won 13 of its last 20 games before the season was suspended. The speedy De’Aaron Fox (20.4 ppg) and the sharpshooting Buddy Hield (19.8 ppg) lead the offense from the backcourt. NUMBER TO KNOW: Buddy Hield has made 244 three-pointers this season, second-most in the NBA. KEY ADDITIONS: Corey Brewer SEEDING GAMES: vs San Antonio Spurs (8/1) vs Orlando Magic (8/2) vs Dallas Mavericks (8/5) vs New Orleans Pelicans (8/7) vs Brooklyn Nets (8/8) vs Houston Rockets (8/10) vs New Orleans Pelicans (8/12) vs Los Angeles Lakers (8/14).....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJul 12th, 2020

Lakers-Clippers, Jazz-Pelicans to usher in resumed NBA season

On hiatus since early March due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the premier basketball league is returning with 22 of its squads to compete in 88 seeding games before going into the playoffs......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 27th, 2020

Monsoon to dump rain over Philippines – Pagasa

The southwest monsoon and its trough will continue to bring rain over most parts of the country, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Filipinos Need to Dump Religion and Embrace Science NOW!

For those who follow this site, you know we are no fans of the present Philippine administration. Truth be told, we disagree with almost everything it does—everything, except President Rodrigo Duterte's railing against the Catholic Church. His bashing of the priests and bishops adds nuance to our generally negative view of Malacañang's current resident......»»

Category: newsSource:  philnewsRelated NewsJun 6th, 2021