NBA: Warriors hold off Rockets despite Harden triple-double

first_imgPREVIOUS RESULTSWarriors win 6th straight, rout RocketsHarden’s triple-double leads Rockets over Warriors in 2OTADVERTISEMENT Palace: Crisis over ABC-CBN franchise unlikely View comments ‘Bad Boys for Life’ debuts so good with box office top spot LATEST STORIES Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next 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 ‘It’s not my shame’: Why Filipino women are calling out sexual misconduct on social media MOST READ ‘1917’ takes top honor at the Producers Guild Awards Duterte promises to look for funds to establish rail transport in Cebu Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Wildlife rescuers asked to turn over animals to DENR Curry drained a three-pointer with 1:46 remaining as the Warriors stretched their lead back to double digits after seeing it dwindle.Draymond Green scored 19 points, pulled down nine rebounds and came up with three steals in a characteristically energetic performance for the Warriors, clamping down defensively as the Rockets sought to close the gap down the stretch.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 returnKlay Thompson added 25 points for the Warriors, who improved to 60-14 and will host the 41-23 Rockets — third in the West behind Golden State and San Antonio — on Friday.Harden finished with 24 points, 11 rebounds and 13 assists. But he connected on just five of 20 shots from the field and was one-of-nine from three-point range. He also coughed up six turnovers. Marcos monument beside Aquino’s stirs Tarlac town Houston Rockets’ James Harden (13) drives around Golden State Warriors’ Klay Thomspon (11) in the second half of an NBA basketball game in Houston, Tuesday, March 28, 2017. AP PhotoLOS ANGELES—Stephen Curry scored 32 points as the Golden State Warriors withstood Houston star James Harden’s 20th triple-double of the season in a 113-106 NBA victory over the Rockets on Tuesday.The league-leading Warriors stretched their winning streak to eight games, thwarting the Rockets’ comeback bid and sending fans in Houston home unhappy.ADVERTISEMENT Lady Spikers battle Tigresses in crucial volleyball showdown Taal Volcano evacuees warned against going home Prince Harry: ‘No other option’ but to cut royal tieslast_img read more

Garudas profits soar

first_imgSource = e-Travel Blackboard: N.J Indonesian carrier, Garuda Indonesia has more than doubled its revenue for the first half of the year, experiencing a 131 percent increase in operating profit compared to the same period 2011.The jump to US$10.8 million was ushered up by a 22.4 percent increase in passenger numbers to 9.6 million and a passenger yield increase of 4.1 percent.Maintaining its passenger and revenue growth, Garuda said its flight frequency also increased by 18.6 percent compared to the first six months last year with up to 72.693 flights taking off between January and June in 2012.The airline’s vice president Bagus Y Siregar contributed growth to the carrier’s Quantum Leap Program, a revenue growth plan that includes an expansion to its flight network, improved service offerings and upgrades on the carrier’s fleet.According to results, the Australian market contributed to the airline’s growth during the first half of the year, with a 20 percent increase in passenger numbers compared to the same period last year.Mr Siregar explained the increase from down under was strong in both inbound and outbound across the country. “…the stand out route this year has so far been our Melbourne – Denpasar service which increased its average seat load factor to 74 percent,” he added. “We’re also very pleased to see the increased demand in Executive Class with seat load factors rising by 9.12 percent on all routes.” This year, Garuda said it expects to welcome up to 20 new aircraft including four Beoing 737-800NG, two Airbus A330-200, nine Airbus A320 and five Bombardier CRJ1000 Next Gen. last_img read more