Sloppy Aces pay price with loss to Elite

first_imgDon’t miss out on the latest news and information. Luis Manzano jokes about Mikee Morada’s proposal to Alex Gonzaga: ‘Baka nagtali lang ng sintas’ Marcos monument beside Aquino’s stirs Tarlac town View comments Ben&Ben, IV of Spades, SB19 win big at 5th Wish Music Awards Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks PLAY LIST 01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio 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 respite Motorcycle taxis ‘illegal’ starting next week — LTFRB board member Palace: Crisis over ABS-CBN franchise unlikely MOST READ “We’re the worst in the league right now, turning the ball over,” said Compton. “A lot of them are just being careless with it, a lot of us are trying to make plays through triple, quadruple teams.”“If you don’t respect the game, it’s gonna disrespect you right back. And I told the guys after the game ‘you know how many bad players there are in the PBA? Zero.’”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next DILG to lock shops in Tagaytay City, other areas near Taal Bulacan inmates, jail guards raise donations for Taal victims Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netIt wasn’t the best of Sundays for Alaska head coach Alex Compton. He walked in the hallway of Smart Araneta Coliseum with his lovely wife and two young boys, but there was no cause for celebration after another sorry loss.ADVERTISEMENT Hot start pushes Star past TNT Alaska blew a chance, and it proved costly.The Aces were on the verge of another improbable comeback against a young Blackwater team, but their rally came up short as they succumbed to a 103-100 loss.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSBreak new groundSPORTSMcGregor blasts Cerrone in 40 seconds in UFC returnThe Aces are currently at 4-4 and a win could’ve sent them into second, but Compton knows the only way to recover from a loss is to move forward.“I can’t go back in time, I wish I could go back three hours ago,” said Compton. “With three games left in the conference and everyone jockeying for position and San Miguel’s clearly on top, this thing could play out, we’re not going to make the playoffs.” LATEST STORIES Panelo: Duterte only wants to emulate strong political will of Marcos Anne Curtis talks about renewing faith in God amid the world’s ‘noise and clutter’ The Aces managed an 11-0 run in the fourth quarter to cut the Elite’s 92-78 lead to three, 92-89, but nothing prepared them for Roi Sumang who had 10 of his 19 points in the final period.Compton knew Sumang would be key in the final moments of the game, but his words are wind now and all he could do is look back in the mistakes they did and learn from them.“Roi Sumang was a superstar in college, the kid’s a talented basketball player,” said Compton. “He played great.”And it wasn’t just Sumang who repelled Alaska’s comeback attempt. The Aces also shot themselves in the foot with their sloppy play.Alaska turned the ball over 26 times, and none more damaging than the miscue between Calvin Abueva and Kevin Racal with 20 seconds left and the Aces trailing by just two points, 100-98.ADVERTISEMENTlast_img read more

Henry could be sacked by Monaco and replaced by the man he took over from

first_img BEST OF ADVICE no dice Henry is all smiles as he is unveiled as Monaco manager in October Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade REVEALED Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? RANKED In their last league match, they suffered a humiliating 5-1 thrashing at home to Strasbourg and Henry was forced to apologise after telling defender Kenny Lala “your grandmother’s a w***e”.Worse still, an almost full-strength Monaco side lost 3-1 to Ligue 2 side Metz, playing a fringe squad, in the Coupe de France on Tuesday.Henry has remained reluctant to make the plight of Monaco about himself, insisting he’s more worried about the club than his own future. Son ban confirmed as Tottenham fail with appeal to overturn red card Thierry Henry is on the verge of being sacked from his first managerial role after a disastrous three-month spell in charge of Monaco.In what could be an embarrassing turn of events, the former Arsenal striker is reportedly set to be replaced by Leonardo Jardim, the man he took over from in October. Jardim was relieved of his duties after an alarming slump in form saw Monaco drop to 18th, having won the league title in 2017.Overall, Henry has won just four of 20 matches and he has not managed a single victory in front of home supporters at the Stade Louis II, as Monaco sit 19th in Ligue 1, three points from safety. Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won Ronaldo warned Lukaku how hard scoring goals in Serie A would be before Inter move Thierry Henry’s record as Monaco manager 2 2 huge blow Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions Played: 20Won: FourDrawn: FiveLost: 11Goals For: 15Goals Against: 36 Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS REVEALED “My future? Owners would decide when they need to decide. I am more worried for Monaco’s future. I already said that,” Henry told a news conference.“I will repeat. No need to always ask the same question, I would answer the same thing – Atletico Madrid have been relegated in the 90s with stronger players than us. [Real] Zaragoza as well more recently as you know. I could talk about all the leagues.“We are in this situation, even if it was Coupe de France and now we are out but this weekend against Dijon in Ligue 1 it’s going to be war.” Forbes list reveals how much Mayweather, Ronaldo and Messi earned this decade MONEY Henry is on the verge of being sacked last_img read more