Isaiah Thomas fined for Wiggins chop

first_imgLights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Brian Heruela arrival bolsters Phoenix backcourt, defense The Cavs playmaker’s chop connected with Wiggins’ throat, earning him a flagrant two foul and an ejection.Thomas later insisted he had not meant to strike Wiggins in the neck.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 folkMeanwhile, the NBA said Miami Heat forward James Johnson and Toronto Raptors counterpart Serge Ibaka had been suspended for one game without pay for throwing punches at one another.The two players came to blows during the Heat’s 90-89 victory over the Raptors at Air Canada Center on Tuesday. Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Meralco ‘never the same’ after Almazan injury in PBA Finals 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 The suspension means Johnson will miss Wednesday’s game against the Indiana Pacers.Ibaka will serve his suspension on January 11, when the Raptors face Cleveland in Toronto.The NBA has also fined the Raptors’ DeMar DeRozan $25,000 and Miami’s Goran Dragic $10,000 for a separate scuffle at the end of the game. /cbbADVERTISEMENT Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Aces forge first win Isaiah Thomas #3 of the Cleveland Cavaliers yells to a teammate during the second half against the Portland Trail Blazers at Quicken Loans Arena on January 2, 2018, in Cleveland, Ohio.  AFPLOS ANGELES, United States — Cleveland Cavaliers star Isaiah Thomas was fined $20,000 on Wednesday following his ejection for a stiff-arm challenge on Minnesota’s Andrew Wiggins, the NBA announced.Thomas was tossed as the Cavs were mauled 127-99 by the Timberwolves on Monday when he flung an arm out at Wiggins in the third quarter.ADVERTISEMENT Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Scottie Thompson also worthy of Finals MVP, thinks Cone OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Redemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie Thompson LATEST STORIES Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View commentslast_img read more

Ex-cop freed of Rio Night Club murder

first_imgLloyd Roberts, called “Robbie, the ex-Policeman who was charged for killing Ryan Sergeant — shot outside of the Rio Night Club in Queenstown, Georgetown in September of last year — has been freed of the charge.Ryan SergeantThe 36-year-old Roberts of North Ruimveldt, Georgetown was discharged on Friday by City Magistrate Judy Latchman.In delivering her decision, Magistrate Latchman told the Court that the evidence presented by the Prosecution, which included a video, did not implicate Roberts or in any way showed that he had shot and killed Sergeant.Nineteen-year-old Sergeant, of Festival City, North Ruimveldt, Georgetown, had been shot once to his head, and was reportedly picked up and dumped in front of the Woodlands Hospital, Georgetown. He was later pronounced dead.According to reports, Sergeant, Roberts and others were inside the night club when an argument erupted. They were all thrown out of the club by security, but the argument was taken to the road, where it escalated.The men started to fire shots at each other, and Sergeant, who was not involved in the argument, was shot while attempting to seek cover.The Police subsequently arrested Roberts and others after CCTV footage from the club showed him as one those involved in the argument. He was arrested in January of 2017 in a house at John Street, Campbellville Georgetown. An AK-47 rifle and a 9mm pistol, together with 80 live rounds of ammunition and several cellular phones, were found in the house.Roberts was, in 2010, freed of the murders of Romeo DeAgrella and his son Clint DeAgrella, who died from multiple gunshot wounds in an incident that occurred at Iron Punt, North West District.last_img read more