Monster effort from Dez Wells helps San Miguel advance to Terrific 12 semis

first_imgBecoming his own man As some sort of consolation, Austria let 37-year-old veteran Ronald Tubid into the game much to the delight of the predominantly Filipino crowd.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next “From the start, we knew this would be a difficult game for us and after they lost in their last game we knew they would come out fighting hard,” said San Miguel head coach Leo Austria.“We know that they have a good game plan but we’re ready for anything that will happen.”The 6-foot-5 Wells finished with a game-high 42 points and six rebounds to lead the Beermen while Terrence Romeo added 18 points.Lester Prosper manned the paint for the Beermen, who playedl without the injured June Mar Fajardo, to register 15 points and eight boards.Brooks led the Golden Kings with 34 points and 11 rebounds.ADVERTISEMENT San Miugel import Dez Wells. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netMACAU—San Miguel marched its way to the semifinals after defusing Ryukyu, 101-92, in the final group stage game of the East Asia Super League: The Terrific 12 Thursday at Tap Seac Sports Pavilion.The Beermen, the lone Philippine team left in contention, ended the group stage undefeated at 2-0 to set up a semifinals match up with Group D top seed Liaoning.ADVERTISEMENT Luka Doncic, Slovenia handed Olympic qualifying chance Matteo Guidicelli had saved up for Sarah G’s ring since 2014? Canadian vaping study details danger from ‘popcorn lung’ chemical DTI creates Marahuyo, a luxe Filipino fashion brand for global buyers San Miguel shrugged off a slow start where it trailed 12-4 and controlled the momentum after it turned the tied with an 11-0 run, capped off by Dez Wells’ layup, with a minute left in the opening quarter.The grand slam seeking PBA champions managed to fend off all attempts from the Golden Kings to close in, thanks to Wells who came up big on both ends on the floor.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGreatest ever?SPORTSBecoming his own manSPORTSFormer PBA import Anthony Grundy passes away at 40He nailed a booming triple to give San Miguel a 72-66 lead 1:53 in the third quarter after the Japanese ball club came within three points.The newest San Miguel import also delivered a massive denial on Demon Brooks at the top of the rim with less than three minutes left to play and San Miguel holding a 94-86 lead. Drilon apologizes to BCDA’s Dizon over false claim on designer of P50-M ‘kaldero’center_img Makabayan bloc defends protesting workers, tells Año to ‘shut up’ PLAY LIST 02:11Makabayan bloc defends protesting workers, tells Año to ‘shut up’03:07PH billiards team upbeat about gold medal chances in SEA Games01:38‘Bato’ to be ‘most effective’ CHR head? It’s for public to decide – Gascon02:07Aquino to Filipinos: Stand up vs abuses before you suffer De Lima’s ordeal01:28Ex-President Noynoy Aquino admits contracting pneumonia00:45Aquino agrees with Drilon on SEA games ‘kaldero’ spending issue MOST READ Duterte calls himself, Go, Cayetano ‘the brightest stars’ in PH politics Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Ethel Booba on SEA Games cauldron: ‘Sulit kung corrupt ang panggatong’ View comments This jewelry designer is also an architect LATEST STORIESlast_img read more

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first_imgSANTA BARBARA, Calif. – This festive season, Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara is spreading seaside holiday cheer with a variety of great values, lavish traditions and unforgettable experiences.Stay. There’s never been a better time to spend the holidays basking in the warm sunshine of the American Riviera. With unprecedented room rates starting as low as $375 per night and a variety of enticing value package offerings such as a free third night, Resort credits and more, ‘tis the season to enjoy Santa Barbara’s gorgeous beaches, magnificent wine country and world-class golf. Call 1 (805) 565-8099 or visit www.fourseasons.com/santabarbara for rate details and reservations.Play. A historic wonderland at this special time of year, Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara has been creating cherished memories for generations. This festive season, the Resort is offering an array of holiday experiences to make the season merry and bright. In December, guests can sip on a hot toddy or spiced apple cider while “dashing” along scenic Butterfly Beach and through the quaint village of Montecito on a romantic and exhilarating “sleigh” ride in a horse-drawn carriage. At Saks Fifth Avenue in downtown Santa Barbara, exclusive VIP gift shopping offers an opportunity to check your list twice.Children can take part in engaging experiences like complimentary cookie baking and decorating workshops led by Mrs. Claus, or creating their own ornaments in the Kids For All Seasons Program. On select evenings, they can gather around the cozy fireplace for storytime with Santa, complete with milk and cookies. On Christmas Eve, all children will receive a personalized stocking amenity – delivered to their doorstep by Santa’s elves – to ensure an extra joyful holiday experience.Relax. Treat yourself to everything nice this holiday season in The Spa, with their “Sugar & Spice” menu of holiday treatments. Relieve holiday stress with a relaxing full-body organic Sugar Scrub featuring extracts of chamomile, myrrh and passionflower. The deeply moisturizing organic sunflower oil based scrub will leave your skin with a delightfully spicy scent (50 minutes, $160). Pamper yourself with a Spice Massage, which combines any full-body massage with a deliciously aromatic massage oil made exclusively for The Biltmore. An enticing blend of orange, patchouli, cinnamon, clove, nutmeg, pine and rosemary essential oils, it’s sure to spice up the season (50 minutes, $160 / 80 minutes, $225)! For a true holiday treat, enjoy Sugar & Spice – featuring both services together in an indulgent scrub and massage combination treatment (80 minutes, $225).Family-style Thanksgiving – You’ll feel right at home with a home cooked Thanksgiving feast served in your very own guest room or private terrace.Thanksgiving Day Dinner – Bella Vista offers its annual Thanksgiving dinner, featuring all the traditional favorites. Choose from a four-course plated dinner or expansive buffet.Christmas Eve Dinner – Enjoy a four-course dinner menu at Bella Vista, where guests can savor an extensive selection of seasonal items and holiday dishes.Christmas Day in Bella Vista – Each Christmas, Bella Vista presents an elaborate buffet spread featuring traditional favorites and seasonal specialties – including fresh seafood, hot entrées, a carving station, and an array of salads and desserts. Or, choose a four-course menu boasting many lovingly prepared seasonal and holiday specialties.New Year’s Eve Gala – Ring in the New Year in Four Seasons style, where the midnight moment is spectacularly anticipated. The perfect place to celebrate with friends and family, Bella Vista will host an all-evening affair, including a set five-course gourmet dinner, live entertainment, dancing, late night dessert and champagne toast. In Ty Lounge, guests can toast to the New Year with festivities until 2:00 am, including DJ sounds and champagne.www.fourseasons.comlast_img read more