Cavs Star LeBron James Climb to 9th Spot of NBA All-time Scoring List

Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James claimed the 9th spot of NBA All-time scoring list today in their game against his former team Miami Heat at Quicken Loans Arena in a 114 – 84 win by the Cavaliers.

Before the game LBJ currently at 10 spot where recently grab in the early start of the 2016 – 2017 NBA Season from Hall of Famer “The Dream” Hakeem Olajuwon. 

The Cavaliers dominated the Miami Heat especially in the second half, where the Heat completely blown away by as much as 30 points. Kevin Love leads all scorer with 28 points, while LeBron James posted 27 points and Kyrie Irving with 21 points.

The Big Three, also made a franchise history to scores 20 points or more in three consecutive games, the second trio in Cavs history to do since 1972.

LeBron James, made a basket early in the 4th quarter and posted his 27 points 8 rebounds and 8 assist in 37 minutes of playing. He surpassed Elvin Hayes to claim the 9th spot of NBA All-time Scoring list and eventually sit out for the remainder of the game where they completely dominated the Heat.

LeBron James, is the youngest to reach the 27,000 milestone in NBA History, he is now currently at 9th place in NBA All-time Scoring List with 27,315 career points as of today’s game results against Miami Heat.

Hall of Famer and 3 time NBA MVP Moses Malone, is the next man in line for LeBron James to surpass who is currently at 8th spot in All-time list. Malone is less than100 pts. Away from LBJ career points but expected to surpass by The King in the next 3 0r 4 games?

James, will only need to scores 23 points or more in the next 3 or 4 games to grab that 8th spot and hopefully by the end of this 2016 – 2017 NBA Season he will surpass the “Diesel” Shaquille O’Neal in 7th spot.

LBJ Moves On The # 10 Spot of NBA All-Time Scoring List

NBA - Cleveland Cavaliers superstar, 4 time regular season MVP and 3 time NBA Champion LeBron James once again made another milestone of his career as he surpass Hall of Famer Hakeem Olajuwon in NBA All-Time Scoring List.

On November 5, 2016, LeBron James surpass Hakeem Olajuwon and take the # 10 spot in NBA All-Time Scoring List during the early quarter of Cleveland Cavaliers vs Philadelphia Sixer’s game.

James finished the game with 25 points as he improve his all-time career points to 26,970. Hakeem Olajuwon moves down to # 11 spot with 26,946 career points.

The next player to chase by the King are at N0. 9 spot Elvin Hayes with 27,313 career points, N0. 8 Moses Malone with 27,409 career points and possibly surpassed the most dominate big men in NBA Hall of Famer Shaquille O’Neal who is in N0.7 with 28,596 career points if LBJ continues to average 20-25 points per games by the end of this season?

Currently the top 10 All-time Scoring list has 8 inactive or retired players and 2 active players aside from LBJ, Dirk Nowitzki are the remaining active players on the list. Nowitzki hold the # 6 spot with 29,527 career points. kareem Abdul Jabbar holds the # 1 spot followed by Karl Malone, Kobe Bryant, Michael Jordan and Wilt Chamberlain rounding the top 5 of the list.

James at age 31 is the youngest player ever to reach that spot and he continue to break every milestone especially in NBA Scoring List. Aside from being list in NBA Scoring List, James is also listed in the 25 NBA All-Time Assist, one of only two player in NBA History to be listed in that category together with the Big “O” Oscar Robertson.

JR Smith and the Cavaliers Reunites for a Four Year Contract

The long wait is finally over as the standoff between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the sharp shooting guard JR Smith finally ended after both parties agreed on a contract that Smith gamble during this 2016 free agency.

The source said that the Smith and the Cavs finally agreed on a contract that both parties made happy, Cavs give Smith a four year deal worth $57 million, where Smith is guaranteed of three straight seasons while his fourth year is non-guaranteed.

It is remembered that at the start of this 2016 NBA Free Agency Smith opted out his contact with the Cavs after a successful season of helping the team of winning the 2015-2016 NBA Champion. This time the gamble of Smith paid off after failing last year free agency where he opted out and failed and received lesser money that he already receiving.

Cavalier’s management decided to give what Smith is asking for his salary, this time they value Smith in bringing him back with the team reuniting their championship caliber starting five with Kyrie Irving, Tristan Thompson, Kevin Love and LeBron James.

Now that Smith is back and the team is whole again, the Cavalier’s chance of getting in the finals is more likely in a good direction. The team is still the best team in the Eastern Conference and the heavily favored of getting back in the NBA Finals alongside with the Western Conference counterpart Golden State Warriors.

JR Smith is a former six man of the year that he won during his tenure with the New York Knicks, he almost lost a contract with the Cavaliers after opting out during the 2015 free agency after losing the NBA Finals with the Warriors.

Just like his teammate Tristan Thompson, Smith has the same similar situation where both player standoff their demand of earning much more salary that they ask for and successfully given after a long term of negotiation.

Pres. Duterte and Sen. Leila de Lima verbal Fight continues…

Philippines – Everyone knows that President Rodrigo Duterte and Senator Leila de Lima hate each other whether politically or personally.

It all began in Davao, when the president is still a mayor and being accused as the leader of the Davao Death Squad (DDS) by then justice secretary de Lima but the Secretary failed to prove her allegation against the mayor.

Now, the mayor then become the President of the Philippines and the justice secretary become a senator and yet still they continue up to this day their left and right accusation and allegation.

On present day Sen. De Lima accused Duterte’s administration of Extra Judicial Killings (EJK) against drug relation incident, the senator later investigates the killings in a Senate Committee for Justice, which she later ousted as chairman of the committee after accusing of being biased in the investigation by Sen. Cayetano.

Sen. de Lima is also under investigation of having alleged transaction with drug lords inside the penitentiary of New Bilibid Prison and receiving drug money from them where she later used for political bid.

The current Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre ll presented witnesses in the House Committee that will prove the involvement of then justice secretary de Lima in her linkages in drugs especially inside the penitentiary.

Meanwhile, Pres. Duterte who verbally spoken on public that she will destroy de Lima publicly is holding on what his words. He later on revealed on public that sen. de Lima’s has an alleged involvement in drugs especially in the Bilibid prison and receiving money from different inmates in the penitentiary? she was also accused of having an intimate relationship with her driver bodyguard and later on the president reveal that several scandal of the senator is will be reveal?

While Sen. de Lima, is asking the president to stop attacking her and ask through media on why he is doing this to her? de Lima jokingly say is that the president has a crush on her?

Pres. Duterete and Sen. De Lima’s continues verbal fight already destroying the image of the country, whether who is telling the truth, it seems both are getting a negative impression of the country? Let’s hope that this end already? so that the country can focus on much more important things that this.

Marcos Burial, Will It Happen on Sept. 18?

September 18, 2016 is the date where the former President Ferdinand E. Marcos is set to finally be buried in the heroes Cemetery (Libingan ng mga Bayani).

Family and friends of the late president waited this important date for so many years to happen and one decision away to finally reach their dream to rest and lay the body of the late president Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani.

It is remembered that President Rodrigo Duterte, already announce in public that he will allow the late president to be buried in the Heroes Cemetery not as a former president but as a soldier who fought and fight for the country during World War ll and that is one valid criteria to allow the late Marcos to be buried at the Heroes Cemetery.

Although Pres. Duterte, already give his blessings on Marcos burial, but it seems that the Supreme Court has the last decision if they will or not allowed the Marcos Burial?

For now, the fate of Marcos burial is in the hands of the Supreme Court. The higher court has already ordered a Status Quo on Marcos Burial, in which there will be no activities or preparation to happen in the next 20 days.

The court is currently investigating all oral argument filed by petitioners of anti-Marcos where they fights their rights on all human rights violation during the Martial Law era.

Many people young and old here in the Philippines already express their different opinion about these Marcos burial some say let the former president be buried in heroes cemetery and let’s move on just like what Pres. Duterte said. But others seems hardly forget the past and cannot forgive what the late Marcos done for them?

What do you think of these Marcos burial, should we allow the late pres. Marcos to be buried at the Libingan ng mga Bayani? Kindly comment below!!

PH Driver’s License Validity is now extending from 3 years to 5 years

On June 25, 2016 President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, mentioned on his first State of the Nation Address (SONA) that he will amend the current law about the current validity of driver’s license in the country.

The president wants a new law to be implemented that all driver’s license holder must have a 5 years consecutive validity driver’s license reckoned from the date of their birth amending the previous 3 years validity only.

The new law is to extend the usual 3 years driver’s renewals, it will also reduce the hassle of every licensee holder by prolonging its validity. While student driver and new licensee are not included in the new bill.

Land Transportation Office (LTO), release a statement that this coming October, there is a big possibility that they will start implementing the new law by prolonging the validity of driver’s license for 5 consecutive years.

However, LTO chief Assistant Sec. Edgar Galvante clarifies that the National Capital Region (NCR) are the first priorities of implementing the extended validity of driver's license and then it will sooner implemented in other regions of the country.

Meanwhile, Senate Minority Leader Ralph Recto, who also proposed to amend the Republic Act 4136 or Land Transportation and Traffic Code, was also proposing a 6 years moratorium or no price increase for all government documents such as passports, driver's licenses, permits and others.

Aside from prolonging the validity of driver’s license into 5 years, the Philippine passport was also included to amend Republic Act 8239 or Philippine Passport Act of 1996, it was also mentioned by the president during his SONA.

As of now there is no definite report that the new law is already implemented? But if implemented it will extend the validity of PH passport up to 10 consecutive years instead of 5 years.

Tim Duncan Announce Retirement Ending His 19 Year Illustrious NBA Career

On July 11, 2016 San Antonio Spurs future Hall of Famer forward/center Tim Duncan announce his retirement in the NBA after playing 19 years.

Duncan aged 40, play his entire career in San Antonio, he was the number 1 pick in 1997-1998 NBA Season and was drafted by the San Antonio Spurs. He eventually won the Rookie of the Year that year.

In 1997-1998 NBA Season, Tim Duncan and David Robinson form the “Twin Towers” that dominated the paint and dub as the best frontcourts in the league since then they never missed the playoffs until now.

In 1999, the Spurs won their first title in NBA, where Tim Duncan was name the Finals MVP, since then the Spurs has always been a title contender every season until day.

After the retirement of the “Admiral” David Robinson, Tim Duncan, became the franchise player of the team, together with Coach Greg Popovich they were built a new era for the franchise.

In 2004 – 2016, “The Big Three” was form, Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili and Tony Parker, they dominated the NBA. Together, they won a total of four NBA Titles, they won on 2003, 2005, 2007 and 2014. They are the most dominated team in the west that time.

In 2015-2016, the final season of Tim Duncan, shows a great change in his career, his playing time was reduced and as he get older the “Big Fundamental” is not the same person as he used to be? New superstar immerged in the name of Kawhi Leonard, a defensive player awardee and was name once a Finals MVP in their last Championship in 2014 against the Miami Heat.

The entrance of Lamarcus Aldridge, in 2015 finally sealed the career of Tim Duncan.

Tim Duncan, is the first international player that won an MVP award, he won two MVP in 2002 and 2003. He has three Finals MVP out of five championship and 15th All Star that eventually that bags him one All Star MVP.

Duncan is considered as the greatest power forward in NBA History.

Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors Faces Once Again For the 2nd Time in NBA Finals

Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers face in 2014-2015 NBA Finals where the Warriors beat the CAVS in 6 game to grab the NBA Championships.

Many speculate that the CAVS lost the Finals because of short-handed line up? Kevin love and Kyrie Irving are out in the Finals that year and only LeBron James who carry the team to fight the warriors but felt short and loss in Game 6 at their own home court Quickens Loan Arena.

This time it’s different the Cavaliers are healthy both Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving are now available to play in this year NBA Finals, in addition Channing Frye, the hottest guy in shooting three’s for the CAVS might be a big factor in the series, JR Smith who is a no show in last year Finals might be also a big factor in helping the CAVS first ever NBA Championship?

By the way 4 time MVP and 2 Time NBA Champion and 6 straight Finals appearance LeBron James, might get his chance of revenge against the Warriors? This is the time, a complete line up and the teams are rolling this will be the sweetest win for LeBron James and the Cavaliers if they can stop the best team in the NBA?

For the defending Champion Golden State Warriors, they were simply do what they do best, hitting three’s and execute their plays where they do in this season and for the Championship, they have the chance to prove that with or without Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving they can beat the Cavaliers?

This series is both important for either team, for the Warriors a legacy might be born if they win this year NBA Championship? A dynasty in the making.

For the Cavaliers, they just simply want their 1st NBA Title and it’s now or never?
What do you think guys, who will win in this year NBA Finals? Is it the CAVS? Or the Warriors?

Netizen’s Feud over 2016 Elections and VP Race Current Result on Social Media

The 2016 Elections are almost done in counting votes but many netizens keep exchanging their opinions on the overall results and integrity of the 2016 Elections.

Social Media became the voice of many Filipino where they can express their selves, opinion and even doubt on the current results of the Election.

The Presidential Race are in no doubt that the incoming 16th President of the Philippines Mayor Rodrigo Duterte is the landslide winner for the highest position in the country.

But the VP race and Senatorial race are having questionable votes and doubt? Some netizens say that there are some cheating happen particularly in the Vice Presidential race?

Base on reports, Smartmatic an electronic voting company who is responsible for the 2016 Elections are in question of violating the protocol of the elections after changing a hash code on the evening of May 9 at 7:30pm.

The actions made by Smartmatic, questions the integrity of the elections that might lead to alleged cheating particularly in the VP race, where at the time of changing hash codes VP candidate Sen. Bongbong Marcos is at #1 position leading of less than 1 million votes to #2 position at that time Rep. Leni Robredo of Liberal Party.

Slowly the lead of Sen. Marcos to Leni Robredo, begins to drop till Robredo overtake Marcos and take the lead at 3:30 am of May 10. All that happen after the Smartmatic change the Hash code base on observation of some IT experts and netizens.

The Comelec says that Smartmatic, violated the protocols after not informing them of their actions? But Smartmatic says the other way around?

Until now, the VP Race are still in tight race, but Leni Robredo maintain her lead of more than 200,000 votes against Sen. Marcos.

Marcos already said that they currently investigate all the possibility that there might be some alleged cheating happen? They awaits the explanation of the Comelec and Smartmatic on the sudden change of Hash Code on the eve of May 9, where he currently leading and pulling away from other VP candidates.

What do you think of this 2016 Elections? Is there really cheating Happen? Or there are some candidates that cannot accept their defeat and question the integrity of the election? What can you say about this kindly comment below!

Kobe Bryant Gives Lakers One Last Win, Scoring 60 Pts. On His Farewell Game at the Staple Center

On what could be the greatest farewell game in sports history this could down as one of the greatest sports event that happen to the NBA Basketball and the “Black Mamba” Kobe Bryant.

Bryant, farewell game was attendant by thousands of fans, actors, friends and former teammate, who want to witness for the last time the incredible achievement of one of the greatest athlete in NBA History.

Staples Center was jam packed of celebrities and fans, paying tribute for one more time to the legacy of the “Black Mamba”.

Kobe and the Lakers, will play for the last time together in their home court Staple Center in the last playing game of 2015-2016 NBA Regular Season against the visiting Utah Jazz.

For the majority of the game Utah Jazz, dominated the Lakers, but Bryant, has another thing in his mind as he exploded in the second half of the game.

He doesn’t want to end his career in a losing note, he wants to win and for the last time fans inside the Arena and fans all over the world watching their television, the Kobe Bryant that we know? The pierce in his game was once again witness by his fans.

Vintage Kobe Bryant, show and play on the last day of his NBA Career. He single-handedly brought back the Lakers in the game, scoring the last 30 points of the team after being down by a double digit lead for most of the game.

Just like in the movie the Hero came when it matter most, Kobe save the Lakers on the dying seconds of the game hitting clutch shots, as one of the greatest and beautiful ending of his illustrious NBA Career.

Kobe Bryant, lead all scorers with a season high of 60 points of 22 out of 50 shooting.

Los Angeles Lakers beat the Utah Jazz 101-96.

Paolo Ballesteros Facing Disciplinary Action over Facebook Rant By Eat Bulaga!

Actor and TV host Paolo Ballesteros, has not been spotted lately in the longest-running noontime show “Eat Bulaga” in their popular segment called “KalyeSerye” since March 11, 2016.

Netizens, are confused especially avid fans of “KalyeSerye”  wondering why the character of Paolo as “Lola Ni Tidora” part of the Threesome Lola’s of KalyeSerye!, has been missing in the last few days now on “kalyeSerye” segment?

Rumors circulated in social media that the said actor has been given a disciplinary action after the later posted some Facebook rant against the production staff who he think did not take care of him?

According to reports, Paolo is attending an event in Subic on March 10, the event was Ad Philippines Summit 2016, where Paulo, should be the host of that event but everything turn wrong after the actor felt miss take care off as no one else in the venue assisted them after arriving in a hotel.

Paolo felt miss treated and begin posting series of complain on Facebook, reaching out on one of the staff of the production event particularly “Liza Marcelo Lazatin”.

After not receiving any reply over Facebook and Txt, Paolo, reached his patience and decided to have some drink in his hotel room and posted not to disturb him anymore.

Since then, the actor-TV host, has not yet been spotted in any event and nor giving any comment on the alleged suspension given to him by the Eat Bulaga or Kapuso Network.

Paulo’s return to Eat BUlaga is unknown until this day!

China’s Air Missile Are in Position in One of Disputed Island in South China Sea

Philippines – As the conflict of interest in disputed island arises with some neighboring country, the aggressive China has already deployed and position their surface to air missile in Woody Island, one of many disputed island that China occupied in South China Sea.

The news already reached President Benigno “Noy”Aquino lll, who is currently in Sunnylands, California, attending a meeting about stopping the militarization of China in the region of disputed islands.

The meeting was attended by ten leaders of Association of Southeast Asian Nations or ASEAN and US President Barrack Obama.

President Aquino, has already ask the Philippine Secretary of National Defense to verify the validity of the report.

The news was first broke in Taiwan, when Major Gen. David Lo, spokesman for the Taiwan Defense Ministry, revealed that several batteries of missiles and radar systems are placed on Woody Island, part of the Paracels chain. In which the said island is also been claiming by the country of Taiwan and Vietnam.

According to an official report of the US Department of Defense, the tensions heightened in the area of disputed island after seeing a photo of allegedly taken by a private company ImageSat International, seeing  two batteries of eight missile launchers and radar systems on Woody Island.

Based on the image, the HQ - 9 air defense systems, with a range of up to 125 miles or 200 kilometers might be a possible threat to international plane that passing through the area.
source: abante

Pres. Aquino Denied the P2k Increase in SSS Pensioner

Philippines – President Noy Aquino, denied the P 2,000 across- the- board Social Security System (SSS) pension hike yesterday January 14, 2015.

Report said that the reason of disapproval of President Aquino, is that the SSS funds and projected collections cannot afford the said SSS pension hike. Which there is a risk that SSS might be bankrupt 13 years from now if he will sign the house bill. And perhaps future pensioner 13 years from now will not have the privilege of having their own pensions which may affect more SSS pensioner.

Rather than sign the House Bill No.5842, President Aquino used his power to deny the House Bill No. 5842 proposal.

Presidential Communications Operations Office (ESG) Sec. Herminio "Sonny" Coloma Jr., explain that the President weighed the benefit of the 31 million members interests than two million pensioners now a state fund.

 For now, MalacaƱang's left the House and Senate if they will override the President decision? To become law the House Bill No.5842.

Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares, called on both congressmen and senators to unite to revoke the veto of President Aquino.

In an interview yesterday, former SSS president Corazon de la Paz, said that any measures of raising the pension must correspond to additional contributions from active members to not lame or distort the life of the SSS fund.