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Bacolod City, Philippines Monday, August 3, 2020
Lowry sparks Raptors over Lakers

Kyle Lowry scored 33 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to lift the defending NBA champion Toronto Raptors over the Los Angeles Lakers 107-92 in a showdown of title contenders yesterday.

Lakers star LeBron James scored 20 points and pulled down 10 rebounds while Anthony Davis added 14 points, but the Lakers suffered their worst shooting performance of the season, hitting 35.8 percent from the floor making just 29 of 82 shots.

"Against a couple of great guys, we came in wanting to play well and we did a good job," Lowry said.

Pinoy fighter suffers defeat
in One Championship return

Filipino-Kiwi fighter Mark Abelardofell prey to One Championship debutant Fabricio Andrade of Brazil in the promotion's return to action amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic at the Impact Arena in Bangkok, Thailand on Friday night.

During the “One: No Surrender” match, Abelardo found his Brazilian foe too much as the latter twice evaded the former's takedown attempts in Round 1 and delivered crisp strikes.

The end came at the 1:13 mark of Round 2 when Andrade, a former Muay Thai champion, overturned Abelardo's takedown attempt and performed a rear-naked choke that put his opponent to sleep.


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