Frency begins

LOS ANGELES (AFP) - Two-time NBA Finals Most Valuable Player Kevin Durant announced Sunday that he will leave the Golden State Warriors, his team since 2016, to join the Brooklyn Nets.

Dyip top Beermen

The Dyip played their best thus far as they put one over on reigning Philippine Cup champion San Miguel Beer, 134-132, in an overtime win that kept their flickering playoff chances alive in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup on Sunday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

Lijima-Duke duel up in Penong’s 5150

Guam’s Manami Iijima and Dimity Lee Duke of Australia bring their rivalry to Davao with the former seeking to score a repeat and the latter going all out for a payback in the inaugural Penong’s 5150 Triathlon firing off July 7 at the Waterfront Hotel.

Blu Girls to compete in tough US tilt

Following their strong performance in the recent Asia Cup Women’s Softball Championship in Jakarta, the Cebuana Lhuillier backed-Philippine Blu Girls will fly to Georgia, USA to compete in the USA Softball International Cup at the South Commons Complex in Columbus, Georgia.

B-Spikers try to be better vs HD gals

Action starts at 2:30 p.m. with the Blaze Spikers looking to get back on winning track after suffering a sorry loss to the Cargo Movers in this prestigious women’s club tourney bankrolled by Team Rebel Sports, SOGO, Eurotel, PCSO, Cocolife, UCPB Gen, Mueller, Senoh, Asics, Bizooku and One Sport.

Friday special

The Gin Kings have won their last two outings to rev up their playoff bid in the tournament they won last season. The Gin Kings defeated San Miguel Beer, 110-107, last June 16, then routed NLEX, 100-85, in a road game in Batangas City last Sunday where Pringle scored 16 points.

Kevin Durant now a free agent

The 30-year-old forward is looking at missing the 2019-20 NBA season while rehabilitating and using the following campaign to rebuild to peak form, a prospect that could scare off some suitors who hoped for more instant returns from a big-money deal for one of the NBA's biggest talents.

‘Napakalaking bagay nito para sa amin’

THE country’s hosting of the 30th Southeast Asian Games this November got a much-welcome shot in the arm after the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) granted a total of P842.5 million to the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) for the rehabilitation of facilities that will be utilized for the biennial regional multi-sports event.