Nambatac takes on a bigger challenge, applies for PBA Draft

first_imgIn ‘Jojo Rabbit,’ Comedy and Drama Collide Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Though chances may be slim for aspirants like him, Nambatac is banking on his learnings in the amateur ranks to propel him to the PBA.“My mantra has always been believe in yourself. Even though there are challenges, as long as you believe in yourself, you’ll be able to overcome them,” he said. Mos Burger to open in Manila; teases with a pop-up Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson “Ever since when I played basketball, it’s really my dream to make it to the PBA. And I think this year is my best chance to jump to the pros,” he said.Nambatac has been averaging 16.6 points, 8.3 rebounds, and 3.0 assists in his senior year as Letran continues to make a run to the Final Four late in NCAA Season 93.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSFederer blasts lack of communication on Australian Open smogThe 6-foot guard knows how tough the competition is making it to the PBA, but he believes that he is more than ready to duke it out with the big boys after a stellar showing with the Knights and an equally respectable run with Racal in the PBA D-League.“It’s a big challenge because when you talk about the draft, all the competitive players in the collegiate league are there,” he said. “But it’s not important for me when I’ll be picked, if it’s in the first round or the latter rounds. All I want is to be able to sign with a team and show how deserving I am for a contract.” Onwubere eyeing impressive farewell in NCAA ahead of PBA Draft DAY6 is for everybody OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson View commentscenter_img Rey Nambatac. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netRey Nambatac is shooting for the stars and making his dream a reality.One of the highly touted guards in the amateur ranks today, the 23-year-old has thrown his name to the pool as he joins the 2017 PBA Rookie Draft.ADVERTISEMENT Nueva Ecija warehouse making fake cigarettes raided, 29 Chinese workers nabbed MOST READ How to help the Taal evacuees LATEST STORIES Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene 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 For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity.last_img read more

MAN ARRESTED IN CONNECTION WITH CONTAINER DEATH IS FROM DONEGAL

first_imgThe people who were found in the container at Tilbury docks.BREAKING NEWS: A man arrested on suspicion of manslaughter in connection with the death of a man inside a shipping container in Essex is originally from Co Donegal, we can reveal.The 34 year old, who is from Inishowen, was arrested by the PSNI on suspicion of facilitating illegal entry into the UK.In follows an incident in which 35 people from Afghanistan, including 15 children, found at Tilbury Docks on Saturday. The Norstream container ship on which the people were carried.One man was found dead in the container.Essex Police said officers in Northern Ireland had also detained the suspect, 34, who now lives in Limavady.We spoke to a number of people from the Inishowen town where the man is originally from who expressed shock at the news.The man at the centre of the probe still has relatives living in the Inishowen Peninsula. He is due to be transported to Essex for questioning later.The group arrived in the UK on Saturday on a ship from Belgium and were said by police to be victims of people trafficking.They were discovered after dock workers heard banging and screaming coming from one of the containers.Essex Police named the dead man as Meet Singh Kapoor, who was 40 years old. Initial post-mortem tests have proved inconclusive.The 34 survivors include 10 men, nine women and 15 children, with their ages ranging from one to 72. They are all in the care of the Home Office after being questioned by police and are seeking asylum in the UK.A police spokesman said the man was arrested on the A1 at Banbridge in County Down.The PSNI are carrying out a search of his home, near Derry, he said.Acting Det Ch Insp Martin Pasmore, of Essex Police, said: “This is a fast-moving investigation which has already involved a number of police forces and law enforcement agencies from across the United Kingdom and Europe. “I am very grateful to officers from the PSNI for their assistance this morning. We will continue to work closely with all of our policing colleagues as we pursue our investigation to bring those responsible for this crime to justice.”It is believed the migrants were in the container for about 18 hours.MAN ARRESTED IN CONNECTION WITH CONTAINER DEATH IS FROM DONEGAL was last modified: August 20th, 2014 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:DerrydonegalEssexInishowenLimavaddylast_img read more