January 23, 2020

Matt Nieto picks best time to regain form, has career high in UAAP Finals opener

first_imgLights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew No.13 lucky for Orlando Bloom LATEST STORIES ‘Mia’: Rom-com with a cause a career-boosting showcase for Coleen Garcia Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Nieto was relatively silent in the Blue Eagles’ last four games averaging just 5.5 points, 2.5 rebounds, and 2.3 assists but that was a quiet prequel to what the shooting guard did to the Fighting Maroons in the finals.With Ateneo trading buckets with UP throughout much of the game, Nieto decide he’s seen enough as he scored seven points in the Blue Eagles’ game-deciding run where they outscored the Fighting Maroons, 14-2, in the fourth quarter.Nieto connected on the biggest haymaker of the game when he knocked down a booming triple to cap off the run and give Ateneo an 87-73 lead with 2:07 left.“I credit coach Tab (Baldwin) and my teammates for trusting me in that situation and I want to win,” said Nieto. “I don’t want to lose.”ADVERTISEMENT For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. After winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folk READ: Ravena, Nieto push Ateneo past UP in Game 1But it almost didn’t happen for Nieto, who only returned to the Blue Eagles in the last three games of their elimination round schedule.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissNieto fractured his right pinky finger in the early part of Ateneo’s 82-62 win over Far Eastern University in the second round and while recovering from the injury he contracted dengue that forced him to miss games.“It’s a step-by-step process especially that I fractured my finger and I had dengue,” said Nieto, who finished with a career-high 27 points on 4-of-5 shooting from deep Saturday night at Mall of Asia Arena as Ateneo closed in on its 10th UAAP men’s basketball crown. “I struggled to get back to my game, to find my rhythm, but it fortunately, it paid off.” Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anewcenter_img Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netThere couldn’t have been a better time for Matt Nieto to regain his form.Nieto was instrumental in the clutch in leading defending champion Ateneo over University of the Philippines, 88-79, in Game 1 of the UAAP Season 81 men’s basketball Finals.ADVERTISEMENT Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum Kouame says incident with Akhuetie ‘wasn’t intentional’ MOST READ Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title 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 View commentslast_img read more

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Go back to the enewsletter An opening date of 25 O

first_imgGo back to the enewsletterAn opening date of 25 October 2019 has been announced for Halekulani’s new sister property, Halepuna Waikiki by Halekulani. What was formerly the Waikiki Parc is mid-way through an extensive refurbishment and upgrade that commenced in October last year. Billed as “the first luxury boutique hotel in Waikiki”, bookings are now being accepted on the property’s newly launched website – www.halepuna.com.Halepuna Waikiki has also released the first images and additional artist impressions of what guests can expect inside when the property opens in six months time.Halepuna Waikiki by Halekulani | Deluxe Ocean ViewOn the eighth floor is home to a brand-new oasis offering guests an array of amenities including the Infinity Pool and Sun Deck, Cabana Refreshers, The Gardens, and a fitness studio featuring cutting-edge fitness machines.The property has 284 rooms and four suites and will offer seven room categories, ranging from a Standard Waikiki View through to the Grand Ocean Suite, a luxurious one-bedroom suite which offers commanding (and unobstructed) of the Pacific Ocean from all angles.Guests can book the Halepuna Waikiki’s ‘Especially for You’ amenity back, which includes guaranteed anytime check-in, 4pm late check-out, breakfast for two, complimentary room upgrade (subject to availability at time of booking and excuding upgrades from Deluxe Ocean View Room and all suites) and daily resort credit that can be utilised at Halekulani Bakery & Restaurant, Halepuna Pool Bar, and select venues at sister property, Halekulani – located adjacent to Halepuna Waikiki.Halepuna Waikiki by Halekulani | Halepuna Waikiki BakeryHalekulani Bakery & Restaurant is the hotel’s full-service, all-day casual dining concept with a locally-inspired menu focused on using indigenous ingredients. This newest of Halekulani restaurants will feature a variety of pastries, cakes and artisan breads created by a baker from the renowned Imperial Hotel Tokyo.Halepuna Waikiki by Halekulani | Halepuna Waikiki Bakery – interior“Engaging our guests in the local culture and sincere service is of the utmost importance, from the moment the guests book their stay until the moment we say ‘a hui hou…until we meet again,’” said Halepuna Waikiki General Manager Julie Arigo. “We look forward to welcoming guests for their anticipated stay at Waikiki’s exciting new luxury boutique hotel.”Rates at Halepuna Waikiki by Halekulani vary from US$350 to US$1,100 per night.The hotel’s website is also offering the options for consumers to book combined hotel and flight packages.See www.halepuna.com.All images supplied courtesy of Halepuna Waikiki. Lead image: Grand Ocean Suite.Go back to the enewsletterlast_img read more

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