Pelicans acquire Mirotic from Bulls for 3 players and pick

first_imgAlmazan vows to comeback stronger after finals heartbreak MOST READ 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 LATEST STORIES Nonito Donaire vs Naoya Inoue is BWAA 2019 Fight of the Year “The draft asset that we acquired in this deal was far and away the best that we got. It’s just consistent with the direction, the plan that talked about,” Paxson said. “As we mapped out what Niko would be looking for financially, especially, that wasn’t part of our timeline. We now have a situation where we’re invested in these young guys. Our focus remains on the growth and development of them.”New Orleans had been seeking to unload the 7-foot Asik, who has struggled with his health and has been unable to return to his form from earlier in his career since the Pelicans signed him to a five-year, $58 million contract that would expire after next season if a team option is not picked up.Mirotic is due $12.5 million next season, but that becomes easier for the Pelicans to absorb now that Asik is off their books. He was due about $12 million next season.Still, financial flexibility remains important for New Orleans. Cousins enters free agency this offseason, and the Pelicans hope to re-sign him.The Pelicans won seven of the last eight games that Cousins played alongside fellow All-Star starter Anthony Davis. Two of those victories came against teams with the second- and third-best records in the NBA — the Houston Rockets and Boston Celtics. Since Cousins’ injury, New Orleans has dropped two straight.ADVERTISEMENT Newsome sets focus on helping Bolts open new PBA season on right track View comments Nueva Ecija warehouse making fake cigarettes raided, 29 Chinese workers nabbed Michael Porter Jr. stays patient as playing time increases New Orleans plays next at Oklahoma City on Friday night.As part of Thursday’s trade, Chicago will have the right to swap its 2021 second-round pick with New Orleans’ own 2021 second-round pick.In a corresponding roster move, the Bulls waived veteran wing player Quincy Pondexter, a former Pelicans player who has struggled with knee injuries for most of the past three seasons.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Evans out for Grizzlies as trade speculation swirls Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Nikola Mirotic #44 of the Chicago Bulls shoots against Kevon Looney #5 of the Golden State Warriors at the United Center on January 17, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images/AFPNEW ORLEANS — The New Orleans Pelicans acquired forward Nikola Mirotic and a second-round draft pick from the Chicago Bulls for center Omer Asik, guards Jameer Nelson and Tony Allen, and a first-round pick.The trade, announced by both teams late Thursday afternoon, comes less than a week after New Orleans lost All-Star DeMarcus Cousins for the season because of a left Achilles tear — and with the Pelicans still in the playoff picture.ADVERTISEMENT Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Mirotic has averaged 16.8 points and 6.4 rebounds since missing the first 23 games this season because of two broken bones in his face stemming from a fight in practice with Bobby Portis. The altercation soured Mirotic on playing for Chicago, and the Bulls were looking to accommodate his request to be traded.“Niko’s representatives were consistent over the last several months that they wanted him moved,” said John Paxson, the Bulls’ executive vice president of basketball operations. “They never backed off of that stance one bit.”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 folkNelson has averaged 5.1 points and 3.6 assists in 43 games for New Orleans. Allen averaged 4.7 points before a broken leg sidelined him for 22 games. He returned to the active roster this week but did not play in Tuesday night’s loss to Sacramento. Asik has averaged 1.3 points and 2.6 rebounds in 14 games this season.Paxson said acquiring another first-round draft choice fits the plan of retooling the roster that was put in motion when Chicago traded Jimmy Butler to Minnesota.last_img read more

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GAA: MILFORD GAA CLUB NEWS – CAMPAIGN TO START AGAINST LK GAELS

first_img*Unemployed*Are you in receipt of Social Welfare and unemployed for more than twelve months? Are you interested in coaching Gaelic Games? If so you may be eligible to partake in a Social Employment Scheme, Sponsored by the Club, training will be provided. For more information contact Joe at 086-8547114 or milforddonegalgaa@gmail.com*Senior League Campaign Begins* The Seniors and Reserves kick off their league campaigns this weekend at home to Letterkenny Gaels. The will take place on Good Friday with the reserve throw in at 4pm and the Seniors at 5.15pm. Lets get good support out to cheer the boys on.*Minors*CLG BnaG 2-7 Termon 5-12. A terrible first half from the boys left themselves an awful lot of hard work to do in the second half but they rallied back impressively in the second period to close the gap. Unfortunately they had left themselves far too much to do and were unable to come close to Termon in the end up. A lot of the boys are training well with some in serious contention for a starting spot on the Senior team so if they can keep up their performances in training and a few more of the minor team join them they won’t be far away come championship time. Best for CLG BnaG on Sunday were Jamie Heena, Gavin McFadden and Odhran Coll. Team: Gavin McFadden, Dara McGettigan, Gavin Grier, Jason McConigley, Shay Durning, Jamie Heena, Darragh Black (1-0), Kane Barrett (1-3), Dominic Hull, Emmett Conaghan (0-1), Caolan Bolton, Jason Scullion, Odhran Coll, Dylan Hegarty (0-3), Hugh McMenamin. Subs: Kieran Sheridan and Finian Ferry came on at half time.*Donegal U21s*The club would like to congratulate the Donegal u21 team on their fantastic victory over Tyrone in Omagh last Wednesday night. Donegal beat the bookies second favourites for the All Ireland 0-15 to 1-6. Christopher ‘Chippie’ Barrett was unlucky to only be on the bench for the team while Micky McGlynn is the team physio. Donegal will now go on to play Derry in the semi final of the Ulster Championship in two weeks time (3rd April). It will be played in a neutral venue yet to be decided.*Club Membership*Please note that club membership is now due. Membership rates are €20 for adults, €10 for children, and €50 per family. Alternatively you can download a standing order form from the club website (www.milford.donegal.gaa.ie) for the weekly club lotto. Entry to the lotto database costs €17 per month which also entitles you to 11 weeks free entry to the lotto as well as full family membership. PLEASE NOTE: The club will only source Donegal tickets for fully paid up members.*Lotto* This weeks lotto numbers were 1-4-6-16. No jackpot winner, 4 match 3 winners gets €20 each. The winners were: Seamus Durkan Snr, Drumbern, James Edward Friel, Margaret Orr, Ballyare, Kevin Coyle, Ramelton. Next weeks Jackpot is €5,820.*Sen/Res/u21/Minor Training*Training for all Senior, Reserve, U21 and Minor players continues every Monday and Wednesday at 7pm at the pitch in Milford. If for any reason you are unable to attend let the management know.*Ladies Training* Training continues at the pitch every Wednesday at 6.30pm and Saturday morning at 10am.*U14 Training*The U14’s have training every Friday at Fern from 5.30pm to 7pm.with League starting at the start of March it is important we get everyone out. Managers are Darragh Kelly and Gerry Crossan.*U12 Training Change*U12 training will now take place on Mondays at 5.30pm at the pitch in Milford. All welcome.*U10 Training*Milford GAA U10 Training continues on Friday at 6.00pm at Moyle View Park. Please bring Gumshields and a drink.*U8 Fundamentals*U8 fundamentals training begins this Friday from 6-7 in the Milford convent gym. Registration will also take place at 6pm. Any parents wishing to help out in any way are more than welcome to attend.*Milford GAA Club Gear*Club gear is now available to order. The range of club gear includes Hoodies, Tracksuits tops, Windcheaters, hats, navy polo shirts, white polo shirts, and t-shirts. There is some lovely gear available at very reasonable prices and photos are available to view on the club Facebook page. Orders can be placed with either Barry on 086-3400082 or Aidan on 087-1223177.Hoodies (Kids 5-11: €29.99. Kids 13-14: €38. Adults S-XXL: €39.99)Track top (13/14 – Adult XXL: €38)Windcheater (Adult S-XXL: €23)Hat (€7.50)Polo Shirts (Navy) (13/14 – Adult XXL: €29.99)Training T-Shirt (Kids 5-11: €18. Kids 13-14: €19.99. Adults S-XXL: €23)Initials can be added at an additional €2 each*Conversational Irish Classes*Conversational Irish classes continue every Wednesday at 7pm in the clubhouse at Moyleview Park. Adults and children welcome. Admission: Adults €2, Children €1. The classes will be for 1.5 hours and refreshments will be provided.The club wishes to establish a newsletter that can be emailed out to all interested parties on a weekly basis. In this weeks issue we had all your club news and lotto results, as well as upcoming fixtures and training schedules for the week ahead. We also have match reports from the recent minor and ladies games as well as the coaching section which covered the ‘Body Catch’ and we also have a blast from the past in our photo gallery with the victorious 1992 Intermediate Championship winning team. This weeks player profile is on Ulster All Star ladies forward Amber Barrett. if you would like to be included on this mailing list please text your name and email address to 0863400082 or email it to milforddonegalgaa@gmail.com.GAA: MILFORD GAA CLUB NEWS – CAMPAIGN TO START AGAINST LK GAELS was last modified: March 26th, 2013 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:GAA: MILFORD GAA CLUB NEWS – CAMPAIGN TO START AGAINST LK GAELSlast_img read more

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