Barea, Mavs end another Raptors 6-game streak

first_imgRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie Thompson Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew MOST READ Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry (7) dribbles against Dallas Mavericks guard Dennis Smith Jr. during the first half of an NBA basketball game. APDALLAS — J.J. Barea has fresh memories of San Antonio scoring the final 13 points in a recent Dallas loss, and Atlanta getting the last five with the score tied in the Mavericks’ most recent game.The diminutive guard was happy to have a key role in a different ending for the last-place team in the Western Conference.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES 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 Heat rally in 4th, top struggling Magic View comments Brian Heruela arrival bolsters Phoenix backcourt, defense Meralco ‘never the same’ after Almazan injury in PBA Finals Scottie Thompson also worthy of Finals MVP, thinks Cone Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Kyle Lowry led Toronto with 23 points but didn’t score in the fourth quarter, while DeRozan couldn’t get going at all after averaging 37 points on a three-game road winning streak that ended.Hounded by Dallas defensive specialist Wesley Matthews most of the game, DeRozan scored eight points while shooting 19 percent (3 of 16). His previous low was 20 percent (1 of 5) in his only other single-digit game this season — two points in a 112-78 win at Atlanta in November.“A lot of shots I took that were in the paint, normally shots that I make,” said DeRozan, who averaged 32 points during the most recent six-game winning streak. “Missed a lot of floaters, easy things. One of them nights.”The teams combined to make just five of 31 shots in the final 8 minutes — including two misses by Serge Ibaka with the Raptors trailing by three before Barea hit a layup with 10 seconds left after dribbling out most of the shot clock.The Raptors (23-9) came into the game with the best winning percentage in the Eastern Conference but shot under 40 percent for the first time this season.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Jonas Valanciunas had 17 points and 11 rebounds for Toronto, and Ibaka added 12 points and 12 boards.Barea scored the first six points and hit a capping 3-pointer on a 17-0 run that put the Mavericks in front 83-73 late in the third quarter.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Barea scored 20 points, including a clinching layup in the final seconds, and the Mavericks ended another six-game winning streak by the Toronto Raptors with a 98-93 victory on Tuesday (Wednesday Manila time).The Mavericks held DeMar DeRozan and the Raptors to season lows in shooting percentage as Toronto lost for just the second time in 14 games, with each loss coming after six straight wins.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 folk“I was thinking about our problems closing out, last three minutes, I was like, (hoping) it doesn’t happen again,” said Barea, who tied the team high with four assists. “Something we’ve got to learn. We’ve got to do a better job of getting some important buckets at the end.”Dirk Nowitzki scored 18 points and fellow German Maxi Kleber had 15 points and matched his rookie season bests with five blocks and eight rebounds. Harrison Barnes had 16 points and 10 boards.last_img read more

Prince George Peace River MP Jay Hill on the budget

first_imgOver $12 billion has been pledged over the next 2 years for infrastructure in Canada.Now, how much of that infrastructure money will be coming to this region? Prince George Peace River MP Jay Hill says there’s still cash to come from last year. [asset|aid=856|format=mp3player|formatter=asset_bonus|title=b8e3b0c82ff56678e41a5df701b7ddf2-Jay-budget-1_1_Pub.mp3]Now, there has been some concern that Federal money will only be made available to Municipalities prepared to match funding. [asset|aid=857|format=mp3player|formatter=asset_bonus|title=b8e3b0c82ff56678e41a5df701b7ddf2-Jay-budget-2_1_Pub.mp3]- Advertisement -Hill says a few of the projects will be entirely funded by the feds. Mr. Hill also believes that Municipalities will have to make difficult choices, just like the Federal government, in order to come up with the matching funds. [asset|aid=858|format=mp3player|formatter=asset_bonus|title=b8e3b0c82ff56678e41a5df701b7ddf2-Jay – 3_1_Pub.mp3]Of course, all of this is contingent on the budget actually passing. The NDP and Bloc have renewed their pledges to vote against it, while Liberal Leader Michael Ignatieff has scheduled a press conference for 11am Eastern time tomorrow, to announce his party’s intention.last_img read more