NLEX stays hot, fends off Rain or Shine in 2OT

first_imgLeBron James scores 31 points, Lakers beat Rockets Indian national gunned down in Camarines Sur Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. ADVERTISEMENT PBA IMAGESNLEX continued its impressive run after outlasting Rain or Shine, 122-114, in double overtime in the 2017 PBA Governors’ Cup Wednesday night at Smart Araneta Coliseum.The Road Warriors ended the game on an 11-2 run inside the last three minutes with a 3-pointer by Larry Fonacier off an assist by Kevin Alas putting the game away with 58.9 seconds left.ADVERTISEMENT 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcano LATEST STORIES McGregor blasts Cerrone in 40 seconds in UFC return Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next ‘I’m out!’: PewDiePie releases last video before taking break from YouTube PVL: Bali Pure strengthens semis bid, downs Adamsoncenter_img OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Typhoon Kammuri pounds Philippines, damages Legazpi City airport PLAY LIST 01:51Typhoon Kammuri pounds Philippines, damages Legazpi City airport00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio 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 respite “We have to learn how to win games like this if we want to go up to the next level. The challenge is to beat contenders and to beat them in a hard game like this,” said NLEX head coach Yeng Guiao.“It’s still a learning process for us. To beat Rain or Shine is a testament to the progress that we made,” added Guiao, who guided the Elasto Painters to two championships in his five seasons with the franchise.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’The Road Warriors are now off to their best start in franchise history at 3-0 after going 2-9 in the previous two conferences.Aaron Fuller posted 33 points and 20 rebounds while Alas, who was named Player of the Week, had another sterling performance with 24 points, 12 coming in the fourth quarter and two overtime periods, 10 rebounds and five assists. End of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legend Alas forced the second OT, 110-all, after scoring on a layup over ROS big man Beau Belga with 2.6 seconds left.Maverick Ahanmisi flirted with a triple-double with 13 points, eight rebounds and seven assists. He also sank the game-tying basket, 101-all, with 23.5 ticks remaining in regulation. MOST READ Kawhi Leonard, Clippers rally to beat Pelicans Marcosian mode: Duterte threatens to arrest water execs ‘one night’ View commentslast_img read more

Female Palms’ Independence treat

first_img…”This is all a part of sharing the love and spirit of independence” – First Ladyn observance of Guyana’s 50th Independence Anniversary, First Lady Sandra Granger involved in the jointThe First Lady presenting a duster to a female resident at the Palms Geriatric Homeinitiative by the Ministry of Social Protection and the Women Across Differences (WAD) group, visited female members at the Palms Generic Home. According to the press release, the First Lady and Minister of Social Protection Volda Lawrence, made a contribution of 96 sets of bed linens and dusters for the women of the home on Wednesday, after having treated them to a special spa session of manicures, pedicures and hairdos on Monday. “This is all part of sharing the love and spirit of Independence, it is also an inter-generational activity because the girls from WAD were able to meet with seniors they might not have met in their ordinary lives and I think they had a good time,” said the First Lady. In the release, Lawrence highlighted that the move to treat and pamper the women of the Palms was conceived with the intention of bringing joy and remembering the less privileged during the celebration of Guyana’s Golden Jubilee, adding that there is hope for a similar initiative to be conducted on Fathers’ Day for the male residents there. “We are celebrating and in order to celebrate you have to prepare and this is just one of the ventures that we have partnered with NGOs and other organizations to ensure we bring cheer to the persons whom we are given the permission to care for,” the Minister of Social Protection voiced.Meanwhile, in a speech of appreciation, representative of WAD, Ann Greene said: “We give thanks to the First Lady for this initiative and we at Women Across Differences will continue to work with her. It was a very good experience with the girls. The girls got to speak with the women about what was going on in 1966. I think it was very encouraging. They enjoyed interacting with the ladies and all the ladies were very accommodating to the girls.”last_img read more