NBA: Thunder coach defends Russell Westbrook from ‘easy to defend’ claims

first_imgMargot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene MOST READ Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. 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 OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny LATEST STORIES “Obviously last year, our team was totally different than it was the first year, and the first year there it was a heck of a series that went seven games where we had a great opportunity being up 3-1. I think Russell was a huge part of that.”The criticism comes after the Dubs swept the Thunder in four games in the regular season, with Westbrook only converting  37.5 percent of his field goal attempts and averaging eight turnovers against their stifling defense.Still, the two-time NCAA champion coach remains adamant of his superstar’s explosive skill set.“I think Russell’s done a great job, and I think Russell is a hard guy to guard, and he’s very difficult and challenging because of his speed, his smarts and his intelligence,” he explained. “Whether or not he plays in the half court or the open court, I think he’s very difficult to guard.”  Khristian Ibarrola /raADVERTISEMENT Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Spurs’ star Kawhi Leonard won’t be ready to start the season Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook celebrates after hitting a buzzer beating three-point shot to win the game against the Denver Nuggets Sunday, April 9, 2017, in Denver. Oklahoma City defeated Denver 106-105. Westbrook also broke the NBA record for triple doubles with 42 for the season.  (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook filled out the stat-sheet last season, en route to his first NBA Most Valuable Player award.But despite his dominance on the court, some members of the defending champions Golden State Warriors reportedly thought his aggressive style was “easy to defend.”ADVERTISEMENT READ: Warriors think Westbrook’s style is ‘easy to defend’—reportHowever, Thunder head coach Billy Donovan believes otherwise, claiming his star point guard is quite the handful for elite defenses in the league.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSFederer blasts lack of communication on Australian Open smog“Russell to me is one of the best players in the world. He’s done it at a very high level for a long period of time,” Donovan told the Oklahoman’s Erik Horne.“Just because somebody says that, I think you’ve got to look at what Russell’s been able to do, and Russell’s been very good for us,” he added. View commentslast_img read more


Sunwell Synthetic Feather Hair Extensions Kit – Good value for the amount you get in the pack

first_imgEnjoyment, fast and uncomplicated to use – great kit. Applied the shunwei feather hair extension at a faculty fundraiser. We had the most well-known stand. The staff and i identified the kit genuinely uncomplicated to use. The colours of the feathers are great and assorted. Hair washing is not an issue and the extensions did not slide out. We eradicated the feathers with the kit soon after about 5 weeks. Critical: the hair extensions are as effortless to get rid of as they are to put in. Would suggest this merchandise.Features of Sunwell Synthetic Feather Hair Extensions Kit with 39 Synthetic Feathers, 50 Beads, Pliers and Hook Tool1) Material: High Quality Synthetic Feather Heat-Resisting Fibre. Our Synthetic Feather Hair Extensions can be washed, curled or straight at 100-150 degree.2) Hair Texture: Straight, Salon Quality Feather Hair Extensions Kit.3) Color: 13 Colors, Length: 15-16 inch (38-40cm), Weight: 0.35lb (160g).4) Package: 39 pieces Synthetic Feather Hair Extensions, 50 Silicone Micro Beads, a Pair of Pliers and a Hook Tool.5) Please Note: These are synthetic feather hair extensions which are professionally dyed to look like feathers but not real feathers.Terrific for bash or just to change the hair fashion. Very same as other feather extensions, terrific for social gathering or just to change the hair model.My nieces aged 5 to eleven liked them as did their mom who is forty six.Excellent benefit for the amount you get in the pack. Superior worth for the total you get in the pack. They do are likely to grow to be a bit matted and fewer sleek looking after a several times though.Adore the selection of colours that arrived and i have. Purchased these as a last minute acquire for a pageant. Arrived very swiftly and the pack is made up of all the things you have to have to increase the extensions into your hair. There are no guidance but the process is extremely simple – thread the bead in excess of the hook tool, then take a compact, slim sample of hair exactly where you want to utilize the extension. Twist marginally and hook it with the tool, pull the bead up and around the end of the tool and then pull the tool down to drag the chosen hair by way of the bead. Thrust the end of the extension through the bead also and position wherever essential on the head. Use the pliers to squeeze down on the bead to flatten and keep the extension in spot, you can then trim the extension to a ideal size if wants be. There are loads of you tube videos on this if you want to observe how it really is finished. Really like the range of colours that came and i have washed, dried and straightened my hair numerous times now with these in and they glance terrific just about every time, no difficulties at all.Definitely fantastic value, nicely packaged and rapidly delivery. Truly excellent cost, properly packaged and rapid shipping. Possessing by no means used these in advance of, it was fantastic that the kit came with the applications desired. A excellent hair accessory for festivals. Vivid hues, lovely and gentle, complete kit. . Vivid shades, wonderful and tender, entire kit. Would be 5*s, but the striping is just not reliable throughout the whole packet.Wonderful feathers for extensions. Fantastic products, benefit for income, rapid delivery.I bought this as a birthday current for my daughter. I acquired this as a birthday current for my daughter and she loves it. The kit contains all you have to have. It can be a little bit fiddly to get the dangle of it but there are a great deal of tutorial video clips on the web to help you with it.Love the selection of colours that came and I have Fun, fast and easy to use – great kitI bought this as a birthday present for my daughter Really great price, well packaged and fast deliveryBright colors, lovely and soft, complete kit. Great feathers for extensionslast_img read more


Despite govt. order, Odisha schools charging fees from disabled students

first_imgDespite the Odisha government’s order to waive all academic fees for physically challenged students, several government and government-aided higher secondary schools are collecting admission fee from them.As per an order of the Department of School and Mass Education of Odisha dated May 25, 2018, ‘all academic fees, except mess charges, will be waived in respect of students with disabilities of 40% or more’. But due to ignorance of authorities of some higher secondary schools, physically challenged students are being pressed to pay up admission fee during admission to +2 courses.Immediate declaration Retired principal of Red Cross School for the Blind in Berhampur, Nabin Chandra Satapathy, has brought this to the notice of the State Commissioner for Persons with Disbilities, Odisha. Mr. Satapathy, who is actively involved in issues related to bind students, demanded that the government make some immediate declaration so that higher secondary schools stop collecting admission fee from blind students during admissions.In his representation, Mr. Satapathy has cited example of three visually impaired students who have passed the tenth board examination from Red Cross School for the Blind, Berhampur, and have got admitted in different higher secondary schools of the State. Receipts of these students clearly state that admission fee was collected from them.This error has happened in top higher secondary institutions of the State like Ravenshaw Higher Secondary School, Cuttack, and Khallikote Higher Secondary School, Berhampur. “Dutikrushna Jena had to pay over ₹4000 to get admitted in +2 first year of arts course in Muniguda Junior College of Rayagada district. Similarly S.Nahak had to pay ₹961 for admission to higher secondary arts course of Ravenshaw Higher Secondary School, Cuttack. Prabhakar Sethi paid ₹1,062 for +2 arts admission in Khallikote Higher Secondary School, Berhampur,” said Mr. Satapathy.last_img read more


Ginebra halts NLEX’s unbeaten run

first_imgFEU Auditorium’s 70th year celebrated with FEU Theater Guild’s ‘The Dreamweavers’ Church, environmentalists ask DENR to revoke ECC of Quezon province coal plant View comments Quarters: 26-24, 50-48, 86-71, 110-97.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss PLAY LIST 02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games “It was awesome to win in front of the Pangasinan fans. Their hospitality certainly made the trip enjoyable,” said head coach Tim Cone in a tweet.The Road Warriors, meanwhile, dropped to 4-1 behind undefeated Star and Meralco, who both have 3-0 cards.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSWin or don’t eat: the Philippines’ poverty-driven, world-beating pool starsStill moving the ball well, Ginebra led by as much as 22 points, 100-78, in the payoff period with Joe Devance leading the way with 23 points.Justin Brownlee also had solid numbers with 22 points, 13 boards and six assists while LA Tenorio, who teamed up with Devance in the decisive second-half run, added 17 points and seven dimes. NGCP on security risk: Chinese just technical advisers PBA IMAGESBarangay Ginebra dealt NLEX its first loss of the 2017 PBA Governors’ Cup with a 110-97 victory Saturday night at Calasiao Sports Complex in Pangasinan.The Kings broke away from a two-point half time lead with a 36-point third quarter blast en route to their third win against a loss.ADVERTISEMENT Trump strips away truth with hunky topless photo tweet LATEST STORIEScenter_img Valdez-less Creamline survives Bali, nears finals Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ National Coffee Research Development and Extension Center brews the 2nd National Coffee Education Congress Ginebra had 32 assists, just nine shy of last game’s output, as Scottie Thompson contributed 11 on top of his five points.NLEX leaned on Aaron Fuller, who finished with 20 points and 17 rebounds, in the losing effort. Celest Flores-ColinaThe scores:GINEBRA 110 – Devance 23, Brownlee 22, Tenorio 17, Aguilar 10, Slaughter 10, Caguioa 8, Taha 6, Thompson 5, Ferrer 3, Cruz 3, Ellis 3, Marcelo 0, Mariano 0.NLEX 97 – Fuller 20, Quinahan 12, Fonacier 11, Alas 10, Al-Hussaini 10, Mallari 10, Lastimosa 9, Tiongson 6, Rios 4, J. Villanueva 3, Monfort 2, Taulava 0, Soyud 0, Baracael 0.ADVERTISEMENT Robredo should’ve resigned as drug czar after lack of trust issue – Panelo DILG, PNP back suspension of classes during SEA Games MOST READlast_img read more