Rockets could be without Paul for four weeks — reports

first_imgCoco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ He along with newcomers Luc Mbah a Moute and PJ Tucker were brought in to give superstar James Harden more support as the Rockets seek to challenge the Golden State Warriors’ hegemony in the Western Conference.Paul, who was hurt when he banged knees with Memphis Grizzlies guard Mario Chalmers in a pre-season game, was hampered by the knee in Tuesday’s season-opening triumph over the Warriors.He scored just four points and handed out 11 assists and sat out the Rockets’ game at Sacramento the following night.ADVERTISEMENT Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene LATEST STORIES Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set Back to square one It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? 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 Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. “It’s not a tear or something like that. It’s a bruise. We just have to make sure he’s 100 percent the next time he plays.“I don’t think there’s (concern). All indications are he should be OK.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSFederer blasts lack of communication on Australian Open smogBut the New York Times and ESPN were among the outlets reporting that Paul could be sidelined for a month. ESPN, citing unnamed sources, said the team had been making inquiries about acquiring a fill-in point guard.Nine-time All-Star Paul joined the Rockets in the off-season via a trade from the Los Angeles Clippers. Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson MOST READ Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Chris Paul #3 of the Houston Rockets checks on referee Tre Maddox #73 after he fell during their NBA game against the Golden State Warriors at ORACLE Arena on October 17, 2017 in Oakland, California. Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFPHouston Rockets coach Mike D’Antoni downplayed the seriousness of point guard Chris Paul’s knee injury, but US media reported Friday he could miss up to four weeks.“It’s only a bump,” D’Antoni told reporters as he revealed Paul would sit out Saturday’s home opener against the Dallas Mavericks.ADVERTISEMENT Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny View commentslast_img read more

The Ukrainian government has named Zurab Alasania

first_imgThe Ukrainian government has named Zurab Alasania as the new director-general of state broadcaster the National Television Company of Ukraine (NTU).Alasania, originally from Kharkiv, worked as a current affairs journalist before co-founding the Objective Media Group in 2000. He served as director of the Kharkiv Regional State Television and Radio Company between 2002-10, and co-founded internet TV channel Hromadske.tv in 2013.Alasania’s appointment follows the controversial departure of Oleksandr Panteleymonov, who was assaulted and made to sign a resignation letter by nationalist parliamentary deputies. The incident, which was filmed by the perpetrators, was condemned by leading politicians including Vitali Klitschko.last_img read more

Horse and Country HC the multiscreen TV netwo

first_imgHorse and Country (H&C), the multi-screen TV network for equestrian sports, and Digital Cornucopia, have unveiled a new partnership to produce, launch and distribute H&C across Spain, Portugal and Latin America.Heather KillenUnder the terms of the partnership, Digital Cornucopia will seek opportunities for the channel in Spanish and Portuguese on both pay TV networks and OTT platforms, as well as via direct to consumer apps.H&C joins a bouquet of seven TV channels, offering both linear and OTT services, that have been launched by Digital Cornucopia.Heather Killen, CEO H&C, said: “We have focused on the equestrian sector for 10 years and believe there is great opportunity for H&C in these markets; we have found a great partner in Digital Cornucopia.’’Carlos Navia, Digital Cornucopia CEO, added: ‘’We are delighted to be working with H&C and are excited about bringing its equestrian programming to these markets, where traditions of horsemanship run deep, and the modern sport is practiced to a high level.’’H&C is already available on platforms including: Amazon Prime Video in the UK and Germany; Ziggo in The Netherlands; Roku in the US and the UK; and Fetch TV in Australia, reaching an estimated 48.5 million households.It also addresses the audience for equestrian sports and lifestyle through its social media channels, where it reaches 5 million people each month, generating more than 2 million video views.last_img read more