Mighty-PH squad looking for Odom as it shoots for No. 1 spot

first_imgLATEST STORIES Ramirez takes lead as gov’t departments, agencies join hands for SEAG MOST READ “While we have already surpassed our one-win showing two years ago, our mission is far from over. So stay focused guys,” brothers Alex and Caesar Wongchuking, who financed the Filipino squad, said in a text message to the team here.Coach Charles Tiu got the message. And he’s hoping NBA star Lamar Odom can help the team accomplish that goal.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSUrgent reply from Philippine ‍football chiefSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesMighty goes for a four-game sweep of Group B when it collides with Al-Wahda on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time) in the 30th Dubai International Basketball Championship at Shabab Al Ahli Club here.After an inspiring 98-89 win over Lebanese champion club Homenetmen on Sunday, Tiu sees another exciting finish in their 9 p.m. clash (1 a.m. in Manila). SEA Games hosting troubles anger Duterte Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting DUBAI, United Arab Emirates—Mighty Sports has already surpassed its win total from the last time it played in this tournament.But the team owners want the squad to dream big.ADVERTISEMENT “Al-Wahda also has three imports, one stands at 7-foot-4,” said the younger brother of retired Rain or Shine star Chris Tiu. “So we can’t afford to relax although we’re now assured of finishing either as No. 1 or No. 2.”Tiu, however, is hoping to get significant numbers this time from former LA Lakers star Lamar Odom, who was scoreless in the team’s last two games.The 6-foot-10 Odom scored four points against American University in Dubai.While Odom is trying to find his old groove, much of the load has been shouldered by Ginebra resident import Justin Brownlee and Chinese league veteran Randolph Morris, who have gotten support from Fil-Ams Jason Brickman, Jeremiah Gray, and Roosevent Adams.ADVERTISEMENT Oil plant explodes in Pampanga town PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games PLAY LIST 02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krausscenter_img Grace Poe files bill to protect govt teachers from malicious accusations Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. ‘We are too hospitable,’ says Sotto amid SEA Games woes Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next ‘We are too hospitable,’ says Sotto amid SEA Games woes US judge bars Trump’s health insurance rule for immigrants PDEA chief backs Robredo in revealing ‘discoveries’ on drug war View commentslast_img

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