Harden lifts Rockets in victory over Grizzlies

Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ In their previous two meetings, Memphis held the Rockets to 90 and 89 points, the only two times the Rockets have been held under 100 points this season, and Houston’s lowest two scoring efforts ever under head coach Mike D’Antoni.On Saturday night, however, Houston jumped out to a 9-0 lead by draining three 3s and never let Memphis go ahead, leading by as many as 25 points. The Rockets outdid their previous scoring against Memphis by the end of the third quarter, entering the fourth with a 93-70 lead.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSFederer blasts lack of communication on Australian Open smogHouston hit 16 of 45 (35.6 percent) from beyond the arc, including 6 of 14 from Harden, who added eight assists and four rebounds. Eric Gordon added 26 points on 6 of 11 3-point shooting for Houston.Tyreke Evans led Memphis with 22 points in 29 minutes off the bench. Marc Gasol and Mike Conley struggled from the floor, scoring 15 and 12, respectively. 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 Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set Beal, defense lead Wizards to win over Hawks Ben McLemore made his season debut and Grizzlies debut, returning from an Aug. 8 surgery to repair a non-displaced fracture of the fifth metatarsal in his right foot. McLemore had four points and two rebounds in 18 minutes off the bench in his first game since joining the Grizzlies after four seasons in Sacramento.The Rockets led 62-50 at halftime behind 22 first-half points from Harden.Houston won its fifth straight game and improved to 10-3, the team’s best 13-game start since opening the 1996-97 season at 12-1.TIP-INSGrizzlies: Memphis’ bench outscored Houston’s bench 50-19, led by Evans’ 22 points and Chandler Parsons, who had 10. Memphis’ bench entered Saturday outscoring opposing second units 483-281. The Grizzlies reserves have outscored their opposing counterparts in every game but one this season.ADVERTISEMENT Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene LATEST STORIES It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) regains control of the ball under pressure from Memphis Grizzlies forward Dillon Brooks (24). APHOUSTON — James Harden scored 38 points to lead the Houston Rockets to a 111-96 win over the Memphis Grizzlies on Saturday (Sunday Manila time).After suffering two losses to Memphis in the first two weeks of the season, the Rockets finally solved their shooting woes against the Grizzlies.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Redemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie Thompson Rockets: Nene played seven minutes but sat out in the second half with ankle soreness. . Luc Mbah a Moute, who entered the game questionable with a left knee contusion, played 28 minutes. . Clint Capela had seven points, 14 rebounds and three blocks.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View comments read more

D Division Christmas security plans taking shape

first_imgPolice in D Division (West Bank Demerara-East Bank Essequibo) have begun exercising its Christmas plans, as eight Police booths have already been placed along the busy areas for extra protection for shoppers and residents.This was revealed by a senior Police Officer in the Division on Saturday.According to the officer, the booths will be a resting place for the several Police Officers who will be deployed during the festive season. Among the areas where booths were placed are Vreed-en-Hoop, Anna Catherina, De Willem, Tuschen and Parika.This year, the Guyana Police Force (GPF) promises a safer holiday season as it is already gearing to deploy more officers to patrol busy areas to ensure safety. Patrols will be done in the various divisions using vans, bicycles and even foot patrol.A Division (Georgetown-East Bank Demerara), which is usually the busiest division, has already revealed plans to beef up security.Just last week, Commander of A Division, Marlon Chapman, said Police patrols around the city will be boosted in a bid to ensure a secure shopping environment.According to the Divisional Commander, foot patrol will be conducted from 07:00h to 13:00h and 12:00h to 19:00h by the various responsible officers. Vehicular and motorcycle patrol will be conducted on a 24-hour basis.Chapman nonetheless noted that these patrols will be heightened from December 22 to 24 and 29 to 31 to allow for safe “late shopping”.Meanwhile, to reduce traffic congestion, Traffic Chief Linden Isles said two crash trucks will be towing away illegally parked vehicles, among others.For this exercise, the GPF will be working along with DJs, City Constabulary, youth organisations, taxi services, the business community and several other stakeholders.last_img read more


first_imgA WOMAN accused of killing Bundoran surfer Mr Alan McSherry, 48, in a hit-and-run collision last August has been charged with dangerous driving causing his death. Victim: Mr Alan McSherryLisa Roohan, from Boyanagh, outside Ballyshannon, has been accused of the offence which occurred on the 25th of August last year. Jo McSherry, had gone to collect her husband who had been out with friends, but instead found Alan dead on the roadside just outside Bundoran.Mr McSherry, who was 48, was walking the two miles from Bundoran to his home in the townland of Boyannagh when he was hit by a car.Mrs Roohan appeared at Ballyshannon District Court last month.Judge Kevin Kilrane remanded her on bail to the same court on June 20 for service of the book of evidence.Inspector Denis Joyce told him Roohan had surrendered her passport to Gardaí.Roohan is set to appear before the court on separate driving charges linked to the incident on Friday this week.The couple, from Birkenhead near Liverpool had been living in the Bundoran area for 13 years, both had a passion for surfing, and Mr Sherry was affectionately known locally as ‘Handy Al’.Before Mr McSherry’s body was returned for burial to Birkenhead, surfers from Bundoran paddled out to sea with flowers in their own special tribute to their late friend.WOMAN CHARGED FOR HIT-AND-RUN COLLISION WHICH CAUSED DEATH OF BUNDORAN SURFER was last modified: June 5th, 2014 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:Alan McSherrycourtsHome-page NewsLisa RoohanWoman Chargedlast_img read more