NBA: Derrick Rose ‘fine’ with veteran’s ‘bargain’ salary with Cavs

first_imgJake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ In this Friday, Aug. 25, 2017, photo, Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Derrick Rose poses for a photo at his agent’s Wasserman Media Group offices in Los Angeles.  (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)The Cleveland Cavaliers appeared to have gotten a massive bargain after signing Derrick Rose to a one-year $2.1 million salary this off-season.Rose, after all, holds the distinction as the league’s youngest Most Valuable Player winner,  capturing the prestigious award at 22 years old in 2011.ADVERTISEMENT Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set He’ll also receive plenty of opportunities to shine, as the Cavs’ newly obtained point guard, Isaiah Thomas, won’t be back until the All Star break.  Khristian Ibarrola /raRELATED STORY:Rose talks fame, fatherhood, Cavs and redemptionADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ LATEST STORIES Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene View comments Messi treble fires Argentina to World Cup as Chile go out Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next MOST READ Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours After suffering multiple injury setbacks over the years, which have visibly sapped his prized athleticism, the now 29-year-old guard sees the massive pay cut as a chance to prove himself again.“I get a chance to reintroduce myself back to the league. I get to bet on myself,” Rose told ESPN’s Dave McMenamin. “That was one of the reasons I came here: I get to bet on myself. And I’m from Chicago, I’ve got that hustling side; it’s in me, man. Next time you’ve got to pay me, you’ve got to pay me double, so it’s fine with me.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSFederer blasts lack of communication on Australian Open smogLast year, Rose came up with his most productive season in years, averaging 19.5 points while suiting up for 64 games for the New York Knicks.Another healthy and fruitful showing could raise his stock among NBA teams again, as he enters free agency after this season. It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson 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 awardlast_img read more

LAGUNA BEACH CALIF – Montage Laguna Beach has ad

first_imgLAGUNA BEACH, CALIF. – Montage Laguna Beach has added David Allen Baker, a popular vocal artist with a following throughout Southern California, to its live musical entertainment schedule in the Lobby Lounge. Known for his lyrical voice and appealing piano playing, he will appear Tuesdays through Saturdays in the Lobby Lounge, the convivial gathering spot at Montage Laguna Beach celebrated for its comfortable residential ambiance and panoramic ocean views.“It is with great pleasure that we welcome such a musical talent,” said James Bermingham, Managing Director of Montage Laguna Beach. “His musical gifts will serve as a powerful memory for every Montage guest in our Lobby Lounge.”The native Texan’s recording career includes numerous song demos, records, corporate industrial productions, TV promos, in-show performances, radio jingles and TV advertisements. Songs or adaptations from his solo CD, Ten For The Road, which he co-wrote and produced with Rick Cowling, have been used in promos for NBC’s Third Watch and in-show on NBC’s Las Vegas. Baker has also been heard as a vocalist on CBS’s The Guardian and The Agency, as well as on promos for the ABC show, Gideon’s Crossing, and in many cable television productions.www.montagelagunabeach.comlast_img read more