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Rockets grounded; GSW coach ejected in loss to Blazers

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Jeff Teague scored 27 points, Karl-Anthony Towns had 25 and the Minnesota Timberwolves overcame James Harden’s 42 points to beat the Houston Rockets 121-111 on Wednesday night. Harden had his 31st consecutive game with 30 or more points, tying Wilt Chamberlain for the second-longest streak in league history. The NBA’s leading scorer […]

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Embiid fined $25,000 for attack on refs

NEW YORK (AFP) – The National Basketball Association slapped Joel Embiid with a $25,000 fine on Wednesday after the Philadelphia 76er player openly criticized the referees following a loss to the Boston Celtics. Embiid was wrapping up a post-game news conference with reporters after a 112-109 defeat on Tuesday night when he leaned into the […]

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Bacoor puts one over Imus in MPBL

The Bacoor Strikers put one over their crosstown rival Imus Bandera with a 90-79 win in the MPBL Datu Cup at the Cuneta Astrodome. Rocky Acidre and comebacking Gab Banal combined forces down the stretch as the Strikers picked up their third straight victory and improved their win-loss record to 11-9. The win bolstered Bacoor’s […]

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PBA: Elasto Painters foil Hotshots

Yap’s bank shot leveled the score at 74-all, and his bonus shot from the foul line gave Rain or Shine the lead, 75-74. Ian Sangalang missed a potential game winning shot at the buzzer.

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PBA: Alaska pips Blackwater

Teng and Cruz finished with 18 points apiece while Thoss added 16 points for the Aces who won for the second straight game after dropping their first game. #PBA

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MPBL: Bataan 5 keeps MPBL rampage

By Kristel Satumbaga Bataan continued its rampage while Valenzuela bolstered its playoff bid Wednesday in the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League Datu Cup at the Valenzuela Astrodome. The Bataan Risers pulverized the Mandaluyong El Tigre, 109-65, to stretch their winning streak to six games while the Classic toppled the Mighty Sports-backed Bulacan Kuyas, 84-75, to tie […]

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