Antetokounmpo scores 41 points as Bucks torch Nets

first_imgThe Bucks opened on a 16-2 run and led 33-15 after the quarter, led by Antetokounmpo with 11 points.TROUBLE FOR BROWNPolice officers used a stun gun on Bucks rookie guard Sterling Brown and arrested the 22-year-old Friday after a confrontation at a pharmacy parking lot. “It’s a personal issue I’m dealing with right now,” Brown said before the game. Brown had what appeared to be a bruise and scratches on the right side of his face. Officers contacted a man believed to be Brown after seeing a vehicle parked across two handicapped parking spots while doing a business check at about 2 a.m. Asked if there could be any discipline for Brown, coach Joe Prunty said: “We believe it will be resolved quickly.” Brown entered the game midway through the first quarter.TIP-INSNets: Brooklyn shot just 22 percent in the first quarter, including 2 of 13 from 3-point range. … Rondae Hollis-Jefferson limped off the court midway the second quarter with a strained right groin and didn’t return. … Brooklyn made buzzer-beating 3-pointers at the end of the first and second quarters.Bucks: G Malcolm Brogdon missed the game due to right calf soreness. … Former Milwaukee player Vin Baker has been hired as an assistant coach. Baker most recently served as a pre- and postgame analyst for Bucks telecasts and served as a volunteer coaching assistant. … Milwaukee Brewers players Josh Hader, Brett Phillips and Jacob Barnes sat courtside.UP NEXTADVERTISEMENT View comments Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina LATEST STORIES Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Milwaukee Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) goes up for a dunk as Brooklyn Nets’ Jarrett Allen defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 26, 2018, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps)MILWAUKEE — Giannis Antetokounmpo had 41 points and 13 rebounds to help the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Brooklyn Nets 116-91 on Friday night.Antetokounmpo returned after sitting out two games to manage chronic pain in his right knee. He sealed it late, dribbling between his legs before hitting a jumper over Quincy Acy and drawing a foul. Antetokounmpo made the free throw, and hit a 3-pointer on the next possession.ADVERTISEMENT Newsome sets focus on helping Bolts open new PBA season on right track Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Michael Porter Jr. stays patient as playing time increases Almazan vows to comeback stronger after finals heartbreak LeBron’s triple-double leads Cavaliers past Pacers Nets: At Minnesota on Saturday night.Bucks: At Chicago on Sunday.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Nonito Donaire vs Naoya Inoue is BWAA 2019 Fight of the Year OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson 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 MOST READ Khris Middleton added 21 points for the Bucks in their second game since coach Jason Kidd was fired Monday. They also beat the Nets for the ninth consecutive time.DeMarre Carroll and D’Angelo Russell had 14 points apiece for Brooklyn.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkMilwaukee built a 26-point first-half lead. Brooklyn, which had just 35 points at the half, scored 37 in the third quarter and got within seven points late in the period.The Nets, coming off a one-point loss to Oklahoma City on Tuesday night, struggled offensively throughout the first half, connecting on just 26 percent of their shots, including 4 of 20 from 3-point range. Milwaukee led 58-35 at the half.last_img read more

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Dr. Kaberuka Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

first_imgThe CEO Forum of 2015 has awarded Dr. Donald Kaberuka, President of the African Development Bank the “Lifetime Achievement Award” for his contribution to the development of the African continent.Speaking at the ceremony on March 16, Dr. Kaberuka said, “I accept the prize in the name of the people in this room and out there in Africa, people from the government, civil society and the private sector.  Africa has a long way to go and together we shall go far.”This is not the first award Dr. Kaberuka has received since he took over the African Development Bank as President in 2005.Some awards he has received include the U.S. Department of the Treasury Award, Made in Africa Foundation Special Recognition Award and African Banker Award.He is serving his second five-year term as President of the continent’s prestigious financial institution, and is expected to be exiting in May this year during the bank’s 50th annual meeting in Abidjan.Prior to becoming President of the AfDB, Dr. Kaberuka who has a career in banking and international trade and development, served his country, Rwanda between 1997 and 2005 as Minister of Finance and Economic Planning.During his tenure, he implemented new systems of structural, monetary and fiscal governance, laying special emphasis on the independence of Rwanda’s Central Bank.Strategy on poverty reduction, infrastructural development, private sector and regional integration are among reforms Dr. Kaberuka has initiated during his tenure at the African Development Bank.He was educated in Tanzania and Scotland, and received his PhD in Economics from Glasgow University.During the Ebola crisis facing Liberia and its neighbors, the African Development Bank President visited the affected region at the peak of the crisis and condemned acts of stigmatization and suspension of diplomatic missions on the part of some countries.Dr. Kaberuka at the time noted with disdain those suspending flights and withdrawing their diplomats from the affected countries were acting without expert advice, and that such was counterproductive to economies of the affected countries. Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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