Next up in the group of potential draft candidates for the Thunder is Keldon Johnson. Johnson projects as another possible 3-and-D candidate. At 6’6” with a wingspan just over 6’9”, he’s shown some ability to shoot and is a high energy player who has rebounded pretty well for his position. Some of his draft comparisons from around the web include Otto Porter, Corey Magette, Garrett Temple (the younger version), and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope.
The NBA Draft is a little over two weeks away, and according to Shams Charania of The Athletic, the Oklahoma City Thunder are active in talks regarding the 21st overall pick:
Two days after his loss to Tyson Fury last Saturday, Deontay Wilder is giving his view of things that may have played a factor in him losing his WBC heavyweight title. Fury appeared to land a HUGE amount of punches to the back of Wilder’s head during the fight, including a right hand that dropped him in round 3.
Deontay Wilder reportedly has confirmed that he WILL be exercising his rematch clause for a summer trilogy rematch against Tyson Fury. Lance Pugmire @pugboxing states that he’s spoken to the former WBC heavyweight champion Wilder, and he will be triggering the rematch for a return bout against ‘The Gypsy King’ Fury for the summer.
Deontay Wilder has made it clear that he will be exercising his rematch clause for a third fight against Tyson Fury. Wilder said on Monday that he’ll be exercising the rematch clause, but he still hasn’t done that. He has 25 days, not 30, to exercise the rematch clause.Although the fight must happen by July 18, according to the contract, states, ESPN, Fury’s promoter Bob Arum wants to push the trilogy match to the fall.
Israel Adesanya knows he made a mistake.
Recently, Diego Sanchez become the focal point of the MMA internet streets for all the wrong reasons. Sanchez’s DQ win over Diego Pereira at UFC Rio Rancho, and his coach’s subsequent arrival in the MMA spotlight, dominated much of the conversation. At the risk of being added to the numerous people “bullying” Joshua Fabia, let’s discuss MMA’s latest Ido Portal. Then we’ll unveil my ideas for how to implement a UFC All-Star Weekend at International Fight Week plus, and the shortest path out of the woods for the light heavyweight division logjam.
“Triple C” will attempt to make a once-dominant ex-champ bend the knee.
by Marlon Bernardino
GRANDMASTER Mark Paragua niece may become America's next sports superstar as she continue to shine in the chess world.
The seven year old New York based Megan Althea Obrero Paragua made it the to top of the rating list and was chosen as official representative of United States of America on 2020 World Cadet Under 8 Girls chess championship to be held on October 18, 2020 – October 31, 2020 in Batumi, Georgia.
Pinagharian ni Philippine National Master Elwin Herbias Retanal ang katatapos na 4th Riyadh Resident Chess Tournament na ginanap sa Mena Hotel, Olaya Street, Riyadh City, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia nitong Biyernes, Pebrero 21, 2020.
VANCOUVER, CANADA - The new year always brings new hope, opportunities, and changes. “Move” looks like the theme of 2017.
In Vancouver, British Columbia, Filipinos and Canadians make their new year’s resolutions and express their hopes for the year of the fire rooster.
OPM star Joey Albert who is now based in Canada prays for more concerts in Manila and more quality time for her two daughters who are both athletes.
Running Olympian sets new Philippine record for 21K race
Ottawa, Canada – Logging another record-breaking feat, MILO Marathon Queen Mary Joy Tabal has clinched first place in the women’s division of the half marathon category of the Ottawa Race. The elite runner from Cebu not only bested her personal record, she also marked a significant milestone for breaking the Philippine record time for the 21K race. The Ottawa Race slot was Tabal’s grand prize for winning the 40th National MILO Marathon National Finals in Iloilo last 2016.
NAIPAMALAS ni tennis sensation Alex Eala ang lakas ng kanyang bigwas para sa bansa, sa pakikipagtambalan na rin kay Priska Nugroho ng Indonesia, upang pamunuan ang 2020 Australian Open juniors doubles tournament nitong nakaraang Biyernes (Jan. 31) sa Melbourne Park.
Art is king at the 13th Kannawidan Ylocos Festival as Ilocanos showcase their creativity in competitions such as On-the-Spot Visual Art, Comic Illustration, T-Shirt Design, Souvenir Design, and a tattoo expo. The festival that runs from January 28 to February 9 aims to encourage and recognize the artistry of the Ilocano people.
Coach Frank Vogel, who said there were no major injury issues heading into this game, played a nine-man rotation most of the night. Neither Alex Caruso, Quinn Cook, Troy Daniels nor Jared Dudley played until 4:48 remained in the game and the Lakers had a 23-point lead.
Vigan - Pinuhunan ni mini flyweight fighter Ismael Dave Remolete ng San Juan ang kanyang malinis na taktika para ibulid ang kalabang si Christian James Pimentel ng Sta. Lucia stable,16-14, kahapon sa Sagupaan sa Ilocos Sur-1st Kaddaniwan Boxing Cup sa St. Domingo Coliseum, Sto. Domingo Ilocos Sur.
WEDNESDAY was my birthday and ever since 2016 I’ve not been too keen on the usual birthday celebrations. So I said to myself since my dad went to Heaven (the proverbial “much better place”) on this day in 2016, maybe I should also go myself to paradise? And that’s why I found myself on board a full PAL flight to Caticlan and on the island some call “paradise” by noon of the same day.Read more ...
"Boxing is a sport. We allow each other to hit each other, but I'm not treating my opponent like my enemy. We're doing a job to entertain people."
By Alex P. Vidal
WE have no idea if the wishes of Iloilo Governor Arthur "Toto" Defensor Jr. that the proposed Panay-Guimaras-Negros bridge project be specifically mentioned by President Duterte during his State of the Nation Address (SONA) on July 22 was fulfilled.