Philippines, 20 Jan 2017
  Home >> News >> List of Articles >> Reylan Loberternos

 
Search Boxer:
First Name
Last Name


BOXERS                         

CURRENT CHAMPIONS 

FORMER CHAMPIONS   

RATINGS                       

FIGHT SCHEDULES        

FIGHT RESULTS            

NEWS                            

HOUSE NEWS                

FORUM                          

FIGHT GALLERIES        

TRAINERS                     

MANAGERS                    

PROMOTERS                  

BOXING GYMS               

RING CARD GIRLS        


 



Dong Secuya
Web Editor

Rene Bonsubre, Jr.
Contributing Editor

Homer D. Sayson
NBA Section Editor




Ronnie Nathanielsz

Rich Mazon

Eddie Alinea

Epifanio M. Almeda

Anthony Andales

Jason Aniel

Hesiquio Balderas

Sid Bañez

Brett Bonetti

Marlon Bernardino

Winchell Campos

Socrates Celestial

T. Chin-Te

Carlos Costa

Christopher Cruz

Rob Cruz

Jonathan Davis

Dr. Ed de la Vega

Lito delos Reyes

Gianluca (Rio) Di Caro

Edwin G. Espejo

Dennis U. Eroa

Ron Galarpe

Joaquin Henson

Oliver Iglesias

Dionis Jacobe

Ted Lerner

Salven Lagumbay

Reylan Loberternos

Mike Angel Lopez

Salvador Lopez

Joan Secuya-Medida

Ryan Medida

Rico Navarro

Rod Mijares

Manny Pacquiao

Gerry Peñalosa

Greg R. Penilla, M.D.

Gov. Manny Piñol

Dr. Allan Recto

Hermie Rivera

Emmanuel T. Rivera

Virgi T. Romano

Nicholai R. Roska

Maloney L. Samaco

Sev Sarmenta

Reynaldo Seno

Myron Sta. Ana

Atty. Danrex Joseph V. Tapdasan

Recah Trinidad

Reni M. Valenzuela

Mark F. Villanueva




 
List of Articles by Reylan Loberternos



Leonard, Spurs Steal One from Sacramento

By Reylan Loberternos
PhilBoxing.com
29 Oct 2016



Sacramento, California - The score was 68-66 with the Kings on top midway through the third quarter. Sacramento has been controlling the game right from the start to that point with the ball in their possession. Then Kawhi Leonard literally grabbed the ball away from Ben McLemore and drove all the way to the basket for an 'and-one'. In the ensuing play, the reigning back-to-back Defensive Player of the Year awardee ripped the ball again from McLemore for another fastbreak finish. Leonard was once again superb all around with a team high 30 points to go along with 3 rebounds, 5 assists, and 5 steals to lead the Spurs to a come-from-behind 102-94 victory over the Sacramento Kings at the brand new Golden1 Center in downtown Sacramento.

"He took two away in a row and said, `Gimme that.' He just grabbed it away from whoever it was," Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich said. "He just grabbed it and took it twice in a row. I don't see many people doing that."

The San Antonio Spurs stay undefeated barely two days after they clobbered the Golden State on the Warriors' home floor on opening night. The Sacramento Kings are now 1-1. Both teams were shooting in the low 30s from beyond the arc with only six makes apiece. The Spurs swatted 8 shots, while no Kings player recorded a blocked shot. Gregg Popovich's wards also took better care of the ball with only 9 turnovers, while Dave Joerger's Kings turned the ball over 15 times.

Kings big man Demarcus Cousins led all scorers with 37 points on 10 for 22 field goal shooting and made 14 of 16 shots from the charity stripe. He also made 3 of his 5 attempts from the rainbow territory... but his efforts were not enough to stop the balanced attack of the Spurs, who had 8 players with at least 5 points to his name.

For the second consecutive game, the Spurs bench asserted its dominance over its counterparts. San Antonio's shock troopers tallied 43 points, while Sacramento could only muster 18 from its second unit.

Sacramento was leading 9 points midway through the third quarter when Leonard and company engineered a 16-2 run, holding the Kings without a field goal in the final 7:20 of the third frame. The Spurs then built a 10-point lead early in the fourth when the Kings went on a 12-2 run led by Cousins and Arron Afflalo to tie the game. But the Spurs kept pounding the rock, commenced by a cold-blooded fade away jumper by LaMarcus Aldridge to silence the raucous crowd.

Kawhi Leonard had 5 steals, just like he did versus Golden State. Sacramento had this one for the most part... until the Spurs decided to steal it away from them for good.

Photo: The brand new Golden1 Center in downtown Sacramento.

Comments are highly appreciated. You may email them to reylanloberternos@yahoo.com.ph and you may follow me on twitter @reylan_l


Back to Reylan Loberternos's Articles Listing



Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:

  • Prioritizing Manny's agenda
    By Joaquin Henson, 20 Jan 2017
  • Snips and Snipes 19 January 2017
    By Eric Armit, 20 Jan 2017
  • CARL FRAMPTON & LEO SANTA CRUZ REVEAL THEIR MOTIVATION FOR JAN. 28 REMATCH IN INTIMATE CONVERSATIONS WITH MARK KRIEGEL
    By , 20 Jan 2017
  • ESPN AND GOLDEN BOY PROMOTIONS ANNOUNCE GLOBAL MULTI-YEAR AGREEMENT TO TELEVISE NEW FIGHT SERIES
    By , 20 Jan 2017
  • JAMES J. BRADDOCK’S 1935 HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP BELT FROM THE FAMOUS “CINDERELLA MAN” VICTORY UP FOR BID AT SCP AUCTIONS
    By , 20 Jan 2017
  • UFC's Tyron Woodley: I'M A FUTURE HALL OF FAMER ... Look At My Record (VIDEO)
    By , 20 Jan 2017
  • GUNN TO JONES JR. ON TWITTER: "DO YOU FANCY WINNER TAKE ALL FEBRUARY 17?”
    By , 19 Jan 2017
  • Promoters Team Up to Present World-Class Night of Boxing in Guadalajara, Mexico, on February 11
    By , 19 Jan 2017
  • "Storm" Warning! Alexander Shlemenko to headline M-1 Challenge 75
    By , 19 Jan 2017
  • Russian Cruiserweight Zubov Continues Road to Redemption at Detroit Brawl on Sunday, January 22 Against Budapest, Hungary's Csomor
    By , 19 Jan 2017
  • Malik Jackson added to non-televised action this Friday Night at Ballys Atlantic City Hotel and Casino
    By , 19 Jan 2017
  • WBC world title challenger Jerusalem leaves for Thailand
    By , 19 Jan 2017
  • Keith Thurman vs. Danny Garcia Press Conference Quotes
    By , 19 Jan 2017
  • TIX ON SALE FOR MICHAEL CONLAN PRO DEBUT AT THE GARDEN
    By , 19 Jan 2017
  • Online war of words between King, Bell finally translates into real-world fight Jan. 27th on AXS TV
    By , 19 Jan 2017
  • Top-Rated Brant Defends WBA-NABA Championship Against Hloros This Friday in Hinckley, MN
    By , 18 Jan 2017
  • Adam Lopez: 'A Win on Friday Will Be Life Changing For Me'
    By , 18 Jan 2017
  • Ireland's Conlan to Announce 3/17 Pro Debut Wednesday at MSG at 11 am
    By , 18 Jan 2017
  • Back to UK for Casimero?
    By Joaquin Henson, 18 Jan 2017
  • THE SIBERIAN EXPRESS STEAMROLLS TO THE CROWN
    By Ted Lerner, WPS Media Officer, 18 Jan 2017





  •  




     
    PhilBoxing.com has been created to support every aspiring
    Filipino boxer and the Philippine boxing scene in general.
    Please send comments to feedback@philboxing.com


    PRIVATE POLICY | LEGAL DISCLAIMER
    developed and maintained by dong secuya
    © 2017 philboxing.com.