Kobe Bryant to attend Fiba World Cup 2019 draw next month

first_imgTom Brady most dominant player in AFC championship history Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title LATEST STORIES PBA D-League: AMA routs McDavid in top draft pick Joshua Munzon’s debut Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ 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 Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titlecenter_img FILE: Kobe Bryant attends the 90th Annual Academy Awards Nominee Luncheon at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on February 5, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. Kevin Winter/Getty Images/AFPKobe Bryant, still one of the biggest stars in basketball even years after his retirement, will headline the star-studded Fiba Basketball World Cup 2019 draw on March 16 in Shenzhen, China.The NBA great, who is also the World Cup’s global ambassador, will help carry out the draw that will determine the groupings for the 32-country event slated this August in eight cities in China.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Japeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for Ginebra Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Philippine Army to acquire MANPADS, self-propelled howitzers View comments Singer Jason Derulo has been tapped to perform at the event, which will be open to public for the first time, while Yao Ming, China’s biggest basketball star, is expected to attend.The draw procedures will be made public in the days leading up to the event.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissSPORTSCoronation night?SPORTSThirdy Ravena gets‍‍‍ offers from Asia, Australian ball clubsFourteen spots for the World Cup are still up for grabs and the Philippines is hoping to occupy one of the slots.The Filipinos must win their next two games in the final window of the Asian Qualifiers happening this week to get a shot at the Worlds.last_img read more

Lindener remanded on narco trafficking charge

first_imgA 39-year-old driver of Sunflower Street, Wismar, Linden, Region 10 (Upper Demerara-Berbice) has been remanded to prison after he was charged with being in possession of narcotics for the purpose of trafficking.Sheldon Joseph, also known as “Bam Bam”, pleaded not guilty to the charge when he appeared before Magistrate Clive Nurse at the Linden Magistrate’s Court.The prosecution is contending that Joseph had 350 grams of cannabis sativa in his possession, on January 10, 2018, at 47 Miles, Mabura Road, Upper Demerara. According to the prosecution’s case, Joseph was arrested at about 15:30h after he was caught with the illegal drug in his possession. Reports are the defendant was hitching a ride in the tray of a Mango Landing-bound vehicle, which was stopped and searched. The illegal substance was allegedly found in a haversack that the defendant had in his possession. He was remanded to prison until February 16.last_img read more