Heat take series lead

BOSTON — Still angry over a blowout loss in Miami that cost them a home-court advantage in the Eastern Conference finals, the Heat jumped to a 25-point, first-half lead over the Boston Celtics in Game 3.Then Bam Adebayo made sure it was enough—just barely—to give Miami a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven series.The Heat center […]

Lakers end losing slump

LOS ANGELES — LeBron James scored a season-high 56 points and the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Golden State Warriors 124-116 on Sunday (PH time) to snap a four-game losing streak.James had his third-most points in a regular-season game, finishing with at least 50 for the 13th time. He had a career-best 61 for Miami […]

Clippers on a roll

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Clippers shut down Karl-Anthony Towns, and the Minnesota Timberwolves disappeared with him. Paul George scored 23 points, Reggie Jackson added 21 points and the Clippers won 129-102 on Sunday (PH time) for their seventh victory in a row. Towns was held to eight points on 3-of-11 shooting in his […]

Bucks vent ire on Spurs

SAN ANTONIO — Khris Middleton scored 28 points, Giannis Antetokounmpo added 21 and the Milwaukee Bucks held on to beat the San Antonio Spurs 121-111 on Sunday (PH time). Coming off a 137-95 loss in Miami on Thursday, the Bucks were able to stave off a series of rallies from the young Spurs. “Just find […]

Kapatagan keeps season alive with win over Pagadian in VisMin Cup playoffs

THE eighth-seeded Kapatagan Buffalo Braves lived to fight another day as they beat the third-seeded Pagadian Explorers, 96-82, in the 2021 Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas VisMin Super Cup quarterfinals at the Pagadian City Gymnasium on Thursday. Faced with a twice-to-win disadvantage, the Buffalo Braves pulled out all the stops to force a deciding rubber match on Friday […]

Quijano: The Pinoy Pretty Boy

Don’t look now but Jerwin Ancajas (33-1, 22KOs) may be fast approaching Pinoy boxing icon status. This talented Davao del Norte native just notched his ninth successful defense of the IBF superflyweight title over the weekend as he scored a unanimous decision victory over Jonathan Javier Rodriguez (22-2, 16 KOs). THE FIGHT. Often tagged as […]