Kerr honored for excellence on court, cooperation with media

first_imgLATEST STORIES FILE – Steve Kerr of the Golden State Warriors directs his players during the first half against the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center on November 29, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. Harry How/Getty Images/AFPGolden State’s Steve Kerr has won the Rudy Tomjanovich Award, given to an NBA coach in recognition of his cooperation with media and fans, as well as excellence on the court.The Professional Basketball Writers Association announced the winner Tuesday. The award is named for Tomjanovich, the former Houston Rockets coach.ADVERTISEMENT Winfrey details her decision to withdraw from Simmons film Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio 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 respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award MOST READ Filoil: Cardinals win after Altas fail to show up at venue View comments Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’center_img Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next China population now over 1.4 billion as birthrate falls Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Kerr, who also won the award in 2015, beat out fellow finalists Brad Stevens of Boston, Mike D’Antoni of Houston, Doc Rivers of the Los Angeles Clippers and Steve Clifford of Charlotte in voting by PBWA members.The Warriors have won two of the last three NBA titles under Kerr and have a 2-1 lead in the Western Conference finals over Houston. The PBWA said Kerr encourages players to express themselves and is generous with his time with the working press.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Weinstein rape trial Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Dave Chappelle donates P1 million to Taal relief operationslast_img read more

Creamer shares lead in Hawaii

first_img Thailand’s Chawalit Plaphol shot a 6-under 65 to take a one-stroke lead in the rain-disrupted Indonesian Open in Jakarta. Finland’s Mikko Ilonen opened with a 66 on the Damai Indah Golf and Country Club course, and India’s Shiv Kapur and Denmark’s Mads Vibe-Hastrup had 67s. South Korea’s Park Jun-won also was 4 under with six holes to play. Englishman Simon Dyson opened his title defense with a 70. Jacob’s Creek Open Australia’s David Lutterus eagled his last hole – the par-5 ninth – for an 8-under 64 and a two-stroke lead after the first round of the Jacob’s Creek Open at Kooyonga Golf Club in Adelaide, Australia. Paula Creamer shot a 5-under 67 for a share of the first-round lead with rookie Paige Mackenzie and veteran Sherri Steinhauer in the LPGA Tour’s season-opening SBS Open in Kahuku, Hawaii. The 20-year-old Creamer is seeking her first win since 2005 when she won twice, finished second on the money list and earned rookie of the year honors. Last year, she had 14 top-10 finishes, including a second-place tie in the Tournament of Champions. Julieta Granada, the winner of the season-ending ADT Championship, was a stroke back at 68 along with Natalie Gulbis, Sung Ah Yim and Wendy Ward. The group at 69 included Morgan Pressel, Juli Inkster, Yu Ping Lin, Janice Moodie, Irene Cho, Alena Sharp, Hee-Won Han and Stacy Prammanasudh. Indonesian Open center_img Australia’s Brett Rumford and Americans Brad Ott and Chris Nallen opened with 66s in the event sanctioned by the Nationwide and Australasian tours. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more