Tenorio flourishing in finals despite playing through injury

first_imgMargot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson “Before we get the championship we have to get win number three first. We’re not gonna look for win number four. We just have to come out really, really, really aggressive and strong on the third game. That’s our focus. We haven’t achieved anything yet by winning this game, so we’re taking it one game at a time.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ LA Tenorio. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netLA Tenorio will be the first to admit that his shot clock-beating triple in the clutch was nothing but a stroke of luck.“It was a hail mary shot,” Tenorio proudly said.ADVERTISEMENT It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ LATEST STORIES MOST READ Tenorio drilled the miraculous triple with 1:07 remaining to give Ginebra a commanding 84-76 lead. The shot turned out to be the dagger as the defending champions  took a 2-0 lead in the 2017 PBA Governors’ Cup Finals.What makes Tenorio’s clutch performance in Game 2 more awe-inspiring was the revelation of his head coach Tim Cone that the star playmaker is actually playing with an elbow injury.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“He’s gonna have a surgery on his shooting elbow at the end of the conference. He’s playing through it and still shooting the ball well,” bared Cone.The 33-year-old Tenorio, though, said that it was the Gin Kings’ defense that won the game and not his stellar play in the endgame. Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ 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 “Our defense kept us in the game,” Tenorio said. “We didn’t play that well offensively, but our defense kept us in the game. Like what I’ve said from the start, it’s gonna be defense versus defense. It’s gonna be a grind out win, and then we expected it this game that it’s not gonna be easy compared to Game 1.”“True enough, they came out really aggressive and attacked the basket. They attacked our bigs, they attacked the mismatches, but good thing that down the stretch we came out really focused and aggressive.”Tenorio uncorked 10 of his 14 points in the payoff period, on top of three rebounds as he and teamed up with import Justin Brownlee to lift Ginebra down the stretch.The Gin Kings are halfway into their bid to retain the title and Tenorio wants no letup with Game 3 set on Wednesday.“To be honest, 2-0 is still nothing. We know miracles can still happen in this league, so we really have to come out stronger,” he said. “The series is not yet over. It’s still far, far from over.”ADVERTISEMENT View comments Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? Legends Jaworski, Arnaiz grace Game 2 of PBA Finalslast_img read more

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Ports growing despite worries

first_imgIn 2006, two-way trade was valued at $329.4 billion through the twin ports, Los Angeles International Airport and several other points of international trade – collectively known as the Los Angeles Customs District. That was a 12.1 percent increase over the previous year, easily allowing the customs district to retain its No. 1 national ranking. The New York Customs District was second at $295 billion in two-way trade. Because of the nation’s trade deficit, many containers enter the ports loaded and leave empty. When counting only loaded containers, the Port of Los Angeles was the nation’s biggest gainer in traffic last year, recording a 17.5 increase, to 5.72 million loaded TEUs, the study says. The Port of Long Beach was second with a 9 percent increase, to 4.79 million TEUs. The Los Angeles-Long Beach port complex also retained its No. 5 worldwide ranking for total handled containers. Growth at the twin ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach will keep going full throttle this year despite concerns about capacity and other issues, according to a study to be released today. Container traffic at the two ports is expected to increase 9.2 percent, to 17.2 million TEUs, or 20-foot equivalent units, says an international trade study by the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corp. The growth in container traffic this year will be slightly slower than last year’s pace of 11 percent, the study says. “Shippers continue to have confidence in the ability of the ports to handle the traffic,” the report states. Americans’ unrelenting appetite for imports from Asia is driving growth in local port traffic, said Eduardo J. Martinez, an economist who led the LAEDC trade study. “As long as we’re running the trade deficit and Los Angeles remains the main entry point (to Asia), and Asian companies continue to excel in manufacturing, yes, it’s going to continue,” Martinez said of port traffic growth. With container traffic at the twin ports expected to at least double in the next 15 years to 20 years, concern will remain high over capacity, congestion and environmental effects, the report says. The two main rail yards serving the twin ports, Hobart Yard and BNSF, are approaching their intended capacity. However, BNSF is developing a near-dock rail facility to move containers onto trains using the Alameda Corridor express freight rail lines. This new facility would likely reduce truck traffic on the Long Beach Freeway and decrease pressure on the Hobart Yard, the study says. Despite attempts to clean up the air, port pollution remains a major worry for the surrounding communities. This makes plans to increase port capacity a tricky political balancing act, Martinez said. “It becomes a political process … that may drag out,” Martinez said. “The pressure in the room is not going away. It’s actually increasing. So it gives it a bit of urgency.” Even without an increase in capacity, shippers from Asia have few options beyond the twin ports because other Western U.S. ports “don’t have the capacity,” Martinez said. However, a long-term shortage of capacity at the Los Angeles and Long Beach harbors could prompt competing ports such as in Washington state to invest in greater capacity. The study also says direct international trade created 35,000 additional jobs last year in Los Angeles County and the four surrounding counties. muhammed.el-hasan@dailybreeze.com (310) 543-6175160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more

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