In battle of endurance, Brownlee outlasts Onuaku

first_imgMOST READ The Bolts, meanwhile, saw Arinze Onuaku run on fumes.For Brownlee, who played 41 minutes and 39 seconds, playing for almost the whole game was a testament to his hard work and discipline.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’“I pride myself every time I come, I want to be better than the last conference especially with my endurance and just the kind of shape I’m in,” said Brownlee who had 36 points, six rebounds, and nine assists.On the other side of the court, Onuaku’s fast start was just that, an early spark of energy that dissipated in the two quarters the Bolts needed him the most. Putin’s, Xi’s ruler-for-life moves pose challenges to West Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWs Trump assembles a made-for-TV impeachment defense team Onuaku had 16 points in the first half and tried to match Brownlee, who had 24 in that period, shot per shot.Brownlee, however, was able to continue his momentum in the second half while Onuaku barely got a sprint in as he labored to run up and down the floor and lagged behind the Bolts’ offensive and defensive sequences.“Good news for us, Justin’s like an Energizer bunny right now and he doesn’t just get tired,” said Gin Kings head coach Tim Cone. “He used to get tired when he first came in but he’s in such awesome shape now that he doesn’t get tired.”Onuaku scored just five points in the second half while Brownlee had 12 including a couple of points that came off a fastbreak jam that gave Ginebra a 92-81 lead with 4:16 left in the fourth.“I always want to get better in that area [stamina and endurance] so I took a lot of pride in that so I just tried to get in the best shape that I can,” said Brownlee.ADVERTISEMENT Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next ‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins Report: Disney dropping the ‘Fox’ from movie studio names Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew 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 Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ View comments PBA IMAGESIn a basketball game that saw two individuals duke out in a marathon, it was Justin Brownlee who passed the tape with the greater of ease.Barangay Ginebra rode the coattails of Brownlee to take the 104-90 win and the sweep Meralco in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup quarterfinals Wednesday at Smart Araneta Coliseum.ADVERTISEMENT Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Roger Federer knocked out of Wimbledon after wasting match point LATEST STORIESlast_img read more

Uganda puts 13 past hapless Djibouti in CECAFA opener

first_img Tags: Amina NababiCECAFA Women’s Championships 2019Created Cranesfaridah bulegaFauziah NajjembaJuliet Nalukenge The Crested Cranes team that started against Djibouti on Sunday. (PHOTO/Courtesy)CECAFA Women’s Championships 2019Uganda 13-0 DjiboutiChamazi Stadium, Der es Salaam Sunday, 17-11-2019The Uganda national women’s national football team-Crested Cranes, got their CECAFA Women Challenge cup of to a staggering start as they walloped Djibouti 13-0 on Sunday.Faridah Bulega’s side came into the tournament as onw of the favourites and did not disappoint in their opening fixture.Juliet Nalukenge who was top scorer in the COSAFA U17 Cup a few months ago, scored five of the 13.Hasifah Nassuna and Fazilah Ikwaput were also immense on thw day as they each netted a hat trick.The other two goals were scored by Fauziah Najjemba and Amina Nababi.Nalukenge opened thw scoring inside two minutes and by half time, Bulega’s side led 7-0.The other five goals all came in the second period.Speaking after the game, Bulega said that her team will look to score more goals having missed out on last year’s championship because of goals.“We failed to win last year’s trophy because we didn’t score enough goals and that is something we do not want to happen again, said Bulega.“I want to continue to improve on that because this game would have ended 25-0 but we failed to convert goal chances.”In the other group B game, Kenya defeated Ethiopia 2-0 to climb into second on the log.Up next for the Cranes is a contest against Ethiopia on Tuesday, the same day Kenya takes on Djibouti.Comments last_img read more