Hardaway: ‘Healthy’ Warriors will win NBA title again


first_imgCarpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio 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 respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Tim Hardaway said defending champion Golden State could potentially lock up a third straight title, a fourth one in five years, but under one condition.“If they stay healthy they’re going to win again,” said Hardaway during his media availability for the NBA 3X Philippines Saturday at Mall of Asia Music Hall. “There’s nobody that can guard Kevin Durant, and if they stay healthy they’re going to win again.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’Durant, infamously, joined the Warriors from Oklahoma City during the 2016 offseason and paid instant dividends putting up 25.1 points per game during the 67-15 regular season and upped it to 28.5 points per game in the playoffs en route to the championship and a Finals MVP.Although the Warriors slowed down in the 2017-2018 season finishing with a 58-24 record, they still went to the playoffs and swept the Cleveland Cavaliers for their second straight championship. DepEd’s Taal challenge: 30K students displaced Davis optimistic despite debut loss with TNT The NBA season is still far from tipping off but one former All-Star already sees an end result.ADVERTISEMENT And the Warriors just improved their roster in a massive way when they signed free agent DeMarcus Cousins for $5.3 million.Hardaway, who played for Golden State from 1989 to 1996, he’s just happy that the Bay Area is experiencing a vibrant basketball atmosphere after going through a dirge in the early 2000s and 2010s.“I’m just happy for the city, very happy for the city, very happy for the fans because they waited a long time for this and it’s great to see the fans enjoying themselves,” said Hardaway, who was the 14th overall pick by the Warriors in 1989.ADVERTISEMENT Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college ‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ Peza offers relief to ecozone firms Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWs Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Gov’t in no rush to rescue animals in Taal Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next View comments Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. LATEST STORIES MOST READlast_img read more

New contract for Braswell


first_img 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! Cal State Northridge coach Bobby Braswell has signed a one-year contract, according to a source. Braswell’s current contract expires this summer, but new athletic director Rick Mazzuto gave him another year. The one-year contract was reportedly given to Braswell before the Matadors lost to Pacific in the first round of the Big West Tournament on Wednesday. last_img read more

Fantasy Premier League tips: The transfers you should make in gameweek 22


first_img 12 12 In: Per Mertesacker (Arsenal): £5.3m – Click the right arrow for more advice – In contrast, with two clean sheets in his last three, and a price tag £1.5m less than that of Chris Smalling, Arsenal’s Per Mertesacker seems much more deserving of a place in your fantasy side. Out: Jamie Vardy (Leicester): £7.3m – Click the right arrow for more advice – Whisper it quietly (because we don’t want to chat too much s*** about this fella), but Jamie Vardy has now not scored in his last five matches. The not so mild-mannered Englishman, renowned for his eloquent turns of phrase on Facebook, has struggled with injury lately and so, as much as we hate to say it, it might finally be time to let him go. 12 12 Out: Chris Smalling (Manchester United): £6.8m – Click the right arrow for more advice – With just one clean sheet in his last five matches, and a price tag of almost £7m, Chris Smalling simply isn’t doing enough to justify his place in your team’s defence at present. In: Dimitri Payet (West Ham): £7.9m – Click the right arrow for more advice – We said it before the midweek games, but we thought we’d say it again… Dimitri Payet is back! On his first start since returning from injury, Payet recorded a goal and an assist and the Frenchman looks to have fully recovered from his time on the sidelines. 12 It’s week 22 of this season’s Fantasy Premier League and, after a hectic schedule of FA Cup fixtures followed by midweek matches, it’s nice to be able to return to the simple format of Saturday/Sunday games.Nobody’s going to be caught out by that surprise Tuesday night deadline this gameweek!It is worth noting there have been few injuries to talk about this week, with only one of the players on this week’s ‘OUT’ list being there through a fitness issue. Even Liverpool have managed to make it through this week without a member of their squad picking up another hamstring injury!This means most of the players on this week’s ‘OUT’ list have been picked because you are likely to have them in your side and need to be aware of their declining form, so be sure to keep an eye out for those too.Check out the Fantasy Premier League transfers you might need to make this week by clicking the right arrow above… Out: Marco Arnautovic (Stoke): £6.7m – Click the right arrow for more advice – Two weeks ago, after his stellar performances against United and Everton, there was barely a Fantasy Premier League manager in the country who wasn’t jumping aboard the Arnautovic express. Now, however, it seems the train might have run out of steam and with some tough upcoming fixtures it might already be time for you to trade in the Austria midfielder. Out: Theo Walcott (Arsenal): £8.3m – Click the right arrow for more advice – Theo Walcott returned from injury on good form, but since his screamer against City, has neither scored nor recorded an assist for his team. Walcott is simply too inconsistent to justify his £8.3m price tag at the moment. In: Olivier Giroud (Arsenal): £9.2m – Click the right arrow for more advice – If you were one of those unfortunate enough to invest in Andy Carroll before his latest injury blow, and you have a few extra million available in your budget, you might want to swap him for Olivier Giroud. As well as his two goals at Anfield on Wednesday night, Giroud has recorded two assists in his last three games and so has been consistently among the points of late. 12 In: Antonio (West Ham): £5.2m – Click the right arrow for more advice – At a minimal price of just £5.2m, West Ham’s Antonio might be the perfect cheap replacement for Arnautovic. Antonio has two goals and four assists in his last four games, a record unheard of for a player so cheap. 12 In: Robert Huth (Leicester): £4.3m – Click the right arrow for more advice – At the opposite end of the spectrum, Robert Huth and the rest of his Leicester defence have now kept three consecutive clean sheets. The Foxes will be looking to extend this run as they face Villa (away) and Stoke (at home) in their next two games. 12 Out: Andy Carroll (West Ham): £6.4m – Click the right arrow for more advice – It’s the same old story for Andy Carroll. The injury prone striker looked to be finding good form once again in the league, before reminding us all that he is made of glass. 12 Out: Scott Dann (Crystal Palace): £5.8m – Click the yellow arrow above, right, for more transfer tips – Dann and the rest of his Palace defence have not kept a clean sheet in their last two matches and so, with fixtures against Man City (away) and Spurs (at home) coming up, he may be worth moving out of your team – at least for the next two weeks. 12 12 12 In: Sergio Aguero (Manchester City): £13.2m – Click the right arrow for more advice – If somehow you can afford him, it could be a clever move to replace Vardy with Argentina’s Sergio Aguero. City’s main man has now fully recovered from his injuries and it’s hard to imagine a scenario in which he won’t soon rediscover his consistent scoring touch.last_img read more