Nash Racela expects Jerom Lastimosa’s career growth after Gilas stint

Jerom Lastimosa (center) will benefit from his Gilas experience, according to his college coach Nash Racela. —MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net Having coached in virtually every level of the sport, Adamson University head coach Nash Racela swears that Jerom Lastimosa’s experience playing for the national team will be transformative. “I’m sure his experience with Gilas (Pilipinas) will help…

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French Open: Marion Bartoli expects ‘widest open’ Roland Garros since Rafael Nadal’s domination | tennis news

Up to five players could win this year’s men’s French Open in the “widest open” Grand Slam since Rafael Nadal’s domination, according to Marion Bartoli. With 14-time champion Nadal sitting out a chunk of the season ahead of an expected swansong next year, Spanish hopes at the French Open now rest on Carlos Alcaraz’s broad…

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NBA: Doc Rivers expects he’ll return to 76ers, but ‘no one’s safe’

Philadelphia 76ers head coach Doc Rivers looks on during game two of the Eastern Conference Second Round Playoffs against the Philadelphia 76ers at TD Garden on May 03, 2023 in Boston, Massachusetts. The Celtics defeat the 76ers 121-87. Maddie Meyer/Getty Images/AFP On the heels of another playoff letdown, Doc Rivers said Sunday he believes he’ll…

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Cone says he expects Brownlee to bounce back as Ginebra, TNT shoot for series lead

Justin Brownlee (No. 32) looks to rebound from a poor shooting performance in Game 2. —AUGUST DELA CRUZ Barangay Ginebra has been around Justin Brownlee long enough to know that the Gin Kings are way past hoping he bounces back from an awful shooting night. They’re already expecting it. “He’s had tough nights in the…

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