SBP thanks ‘stronger’ communication with NBA for Clarkson PH stint

first_imgGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal And SBP president Al Panlilio personally thanked NBA Deputy Commissioner Mark Tatum for the help the league gave the Philippine basketball scene.“Our wish of having Jordan Clarkson play for the Philippine team has become a reality in the Asian Games and SBP’s desire is to have him play in future competitions during the NBA break,” said Panlilio in a statement.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’“With a stronger communication line and relationship with Mark Tatum and the NBA, I am confident that it can happen again.”Clarkson has been the apple of the SBP’s eye since he became a rookie in the NBA with the Los Angeles Lakers in 2014, but has faced difficulties after difficulties before he could get to don the Philippine jersey. Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plumcenter_img MOST READ PBA: Aguilar comes through as Ginebra fends off NorthPort Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title LATEST STORIES Carpio 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 SBP president Al Panlilio and NBA Mark Tatum meet after the NBA allowed Cleveland Cavalier to join the Philippines for the 2018 Asian Games. CONTRIBUTED PHOTOJordan Clarkson’s stint in the NBA may just be the first of many international tours of duty for the Filipino-American swingman.It took a lot of convincing from Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas but the organization came through in time for the NBA to allow the Cleveland Cavalier to join the Philippines in the 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia.ADVERTISEMENT In his first stint, Clarkson impressed and led the Philippines to a fifth-place finish in the Asian Games, the best result for the country since 2002 when it placed fourth.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next View commentslast_img read more

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Diego Maradona’s crazy antics cause a stir

first_imgDiego Maradona is never far from controversy.The Hand of God legend stole the show during Argentina’s dramatic 2-1 victory over Nigeria. Maradona is an awful human being…….. #JustSaying— Michael Vaughan (@MichaelVaughan) June 26, 2018 Maradona’s gesture was broadcast on live TV 2 Ferdinand said: “His career as a football player on the pitch was up there with the best, but unfortunately there are moments like this that do arrive. It is not nice to see that.”Lineker added: “Diego Maradona perhaps let himself down with his celebration.”And England’s Kyle Walker was among the many to react on Twitter. Maradona looked like a man possessed after Messi opened the scoring Maradona was pictured showing two middle fingers in the stands after Marcos Rojo’s late winner to send the Albiceleste through.He also danced with a female Nigeria fan and performed a bizarre Dracular-style cross in front of his chest when Lionel Messi put his country ahead.Rio Ferdinand and Gary Lineker were among those who condemned the 57-year-old’s antics.center_img 2 It’s exhausting being Maradona. pic.twitter.com/5n3xp8lUx5— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) June 26, 2018 Yes Diego, @dele_official says ‘hi’ pic.twitter.com/s3zLwcGDMV— Kyle Walker (@kylewalker2) June 26, 2018 No class.Some Class A, perhaps. He has form for that.But no true class.#Maradona #ARGNGR pic.twitter.com/bJGEnBAyZn— DES KELLY (@DesKellyBTS) June 26, 2018 Maradona perfectly describes the 4 stages of the semester pic.twitter.com/1XSjuU2vnh— illusigram (@illusigram) June 26, 2018talkSPORT are with listeners all day and all night at this year’s 2018 FIFA World Cup™ with over 800 hours of World Cup content and all 64 games live across the talkSPORT network.last_img read more

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