first_imgSurging Painters wrest top spot Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil “I thought they were going to be very good anyway before they made any moves, before the season even started,” James said. “And they’ve made a bunch of moves to improve their club.”Fresh off a buzzer-beating win at Boston, the Lakers shot nearly 60 percent and scored 40 points in the first quarter. But fueled by Redick’s four-point play, the Sixers closed the first half on a 19-6 run to take a 76-67 lead into halftime.Embiid, who was questionable to play because of gastroenteritis, led the charge with 25 points in the first half after lighting up the Lakers for 28 in the teams’ first matchup.“I must not be a big LA fan,” said Embiid, who had his league-leading 23rd game with at least 30 points and 10 rebounds. “It’s fun. I’ve been more consistent against both LA teams.”Philadelphia’s lead ballooned to 109-94 at the end of the third quarter after T.J. McConnell’s 3-pointer in the closing seconds. The Sixers ran away with the game from there while gleeful fans chanted “Kobe’s better” at James.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ 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 “We had too many breakdowns,” James said. “Way too many breakdowns.”TIP-INSLakers: Johnson said before the game that he didn’t believe the New Orleans Pelicans engaged in good-faith negotiations at the trade deadline during the Lakers’ pursuit of Anthony Davis. Johnson added that the LA players who were on the trade block are professionals who are capable of moving forward. “This is how this league works,” he said. “They know it. I know it.” … Mike Muscala, one of two players the Lakers acquired at the deadline, had eight points in 13 minutes against the team he spent the first half of the season with before being dealt. … Coach Luke Walton said Josh Hart was available after dealing with knee tendinitis, but the former Villanova star did not get into the game.76ers: Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz, film director M. Night Shyamalan, New England Patriots owner Bob Kraft and Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout were in attendance. So was new Philadelphia Union midfielder and Mexican national team star Marco Fabian, who swapped jerseys with fellow Philly newcomer Harris after the game. … The Sixers scored at least 33 points in each quarter — the first time the team has done so since 1986. … Philly finished with 33 assists and seven turnovers.SIMMONS BELIEVES IN MAGICJohnson revealed that Simmons has reached out to the Lakers about working out with him this summer to learn more about playing the “position as a big guard.” Pending league approval, Johnson noted he’d be happy to accommodate such a wish.“I love his game,” Johnson said. “I love his vision.”Said Simmons: “Trying to learn from somebody like that would be huge.”SIMMONS FOR 3?!?Perhaps the most surprising part of the game came one minute into the second half when Simmons attempted just his third 3-pointer of the season — and the first that wasn’t an end-of-clock heave. Japeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for Ginebra Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. JJ Redick added 21 points for the Sixers, who have won two straight after acquiring Harris and four others at Thursday’s trade deadline. Jimmy Butler finished with 15 points in front of a packed Philly crowd that brought a playoff-like feel to the nationally televised game.“The East better watch out,” said Johnson, the Lakers president who made the trip to Philly for the game. “This is a stacked team.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissSPORTSCoronation night?SPORTSThirdy Ravena gets‍‍‍ offers from Asia, Australian ball clubsKyle Kuzma led the Lakers with 39 points while James had 18 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists.James was facing Philadelphia for the first time since the Sixers made a big push to sign the superstar as a free agent last summer. He and Kuzma both missed the last matchup with Philly on Jan. 29, which the Sixers won 121-105. View commentscenter_img In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ “I wasn’t shocked by it,” Redick said, before Embiid turned to him and replied, “You sure?”The shot rimmed out as much of the crowd gasped. Simmons has never made a 3 in his two seasons in the NBA, but believes he’ll have more opportunities to expand his game with Harris joining a star-studded starting lineup alongside him, Redick, Butler and Embiid.“With this new five I think it’s going to be exciting in terms of what we can do,” Simmons said. “I’m just trying to take what they give me.”UP NEXTLakers: Complete their six-game trip at the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday night.76ers: Host the Boston Celtics on Tuesday night.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Philippine Army to acquire MANPADS, self-propelled howitzers LATEST STORIES Tom Brady most dominant player in AFC championship history Phivolcs: Slim probability of Taal Volcano caldera eruption Los Angeles Lakers’ Brandon Ingram, center, goes up for the shot against Philadelphia 76ers’ Joel Embiid, left, of Cameroon, and Jimmy Butler, right, during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)PHILADELPHIA — Magic Johnson and LeBron James have captured eight NBA titles between them. With Johnson in the stands and James on the court, the Philadelphia 76ers showed off their own championship potential.Joel Embiid had 37 points and 14 rebounds, Tobias Harris scored 22 points in his second game with Philadelphia, and the new-look 76ers beat James and the Los Angeles Lakers 143-120 on Sunday.ADVERTISEMENT Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titlelast_img read more

first_imgGardai at the scene of the raid of the petrol station at Glencar in Letterkenny earlier this week.A MAN has appeared in court charged in connection with a hold-up at a petrol filling station in Letterkenny earlier this week.Dean Kelly, from 92 Glenwood in Letterkenny, appeared before a sitting of Ballyshannon District Court this morning. The 23-year-old was charged with robbery at Glencar Service Station in the town earlier this week.On Monday evening two men, one of whom appeared armed, burst into the premises around 9.50pm, threatened staff and made off with hundreds of euro from the cash register.Staff were left shaken after the incident, though no-one was physically hurt.Kelly, accused of stealing more than €1k, was released on his own bail to appear at Letterkenny District Court next week.The court heard Kelly was charged with the offence at Letterkenny Garda Station yesterday.Meanwhile, in a separate matter, gardai are continuing to warn the public about distraction thieves operating in the county after a robbery in Falcarragh yesterday.MAN IN COURT ON DONEGAL PETROL STATION ROBBERY CHARGE was last modified: November 6th, 2015 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:chargeglencarrobberylast_img read more

first_imgThis is the dramatic video footage just moments after a Donegal man was plucked from the sea to safety.The lobster fisherman was rescued after Inishowen sheep farmer John Grant heard his cry for help while tending to his sheep at Tullagh Bay. The circumstances surrounding the rescue are even more amazing considering the man was an estimated half a mile out to sea clinging to a lobster buoy.John Grant contacted Malin Head radio station who set in motion a chain of events which saw the man’s rescue.The Lough Swilly RNLI footage shows the man being taken from a civilian boat to the Lough Swilly RNLI lifeboat before being taken ashore.The rescue 118 helicopter then takes the man from Tullagh Beach to Altnagelvin Hospital in Derry for treatment. Well done to all involved in the rescue.It once again highlights the amazing work doe by our volunteer sea rescue services around out coastline.Simply click the video to play.All rights of the video are property of the Lough Swilly RNLI. DDTV – VIDEO FOOTAGE OF MAN’S RESCUE AFTER FARMER HEARS HIS CRY FOR HELP AT SEA was last modified: May 19th, 2014 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:clonmanydonegalInishowenJohn GrantLough Swilly RNLYrescuelast_img read more