Who’s the best 3-point shooter on the Lakers? LeBron, AD weigh in

2:24 AM ETDave McMenaminESPN Staff Writer CloseLakers and NBA reporter for ESPN. Covered the Lakers and NBA for ESPNLosAngeles.com from 2009-14, the Cavaliers from 2014-18 for ESPN.com and the NBA for NBA.com from 2005-09.The Los Angeles Lakers went into Friday with the third-best 3-point percentage in the NBA and were hot from the outside once…Continue Reading

Tiwai Point aluminium smelter to keep operating until end of 2024

Navigation for News Categories The threatened Tiwai Point aluminium smelter will keep operating through to the end of December 2024, in a new deal just announced to the New Zealand stock exchange. Photo: Graham Dainty 2012 Mining conglomerate Rio Tinto announced last year it was closing Tiwai due to high energy and transmission costs. Meridian…Continue Reading

Point of border

Good morning, early birds. The partner of a Brisbane hotel cleaner infected with the UK variant of COVID-19 has tested positive, and Democrats have introduced an article of impeachment against Donald Trump following last week’s Capitol Hill siege. It’s the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.(Image: AAP/Darren England) POSITIVE RESULTS ARE A NEGATIVE…Continue Reading

The Damage Is the Point

President Donald Trump’s efforts to block or overturn the election results have failed at every turn. His lawsuits are being dismissed by incredulous judges; his personal campaign to short-circuit the Electoral College is going nowhere fast. The list of Republican senators who have implicitly urged Trump to accept his loss is only growing: Pennsylvania’s Pat…Continue Reading

‘A point of comparison’: Francine Kiefer on how one beat informs another (audio)

Francine Kiefer on how one beat informs another Loading the player… The first thing that struck me about Francine Kiefer was her intensity. She was the Monitor’s congressional correspondent at the time, and I remember thinking I’d never seen anyone get so excited about their beat. She happily gushed about the staff at the press…Continue Reading

Tiwai Point smelter closure: Power firms explore green hydrogen options

Navigation for News Categories Two big power companies are going to investigate the feasibility of producing green hydrogen in the South Island after the Tiwai Point aluminium smelter closes. (File image). Photo: RNZ / Nate McKinnon Meridian Energy, which supplies the smelter, will do the six-month, $2 million study with Contact Energy. Meridian chief executive…Continue Reading

Point Spreads

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Indiana and Ohio State have played each other 92 times, and never once have been of them been ranked in the top-10 in the country. That all changes on Saturday in Columbus when No. 3 Ohio State takes on the No. 9-ranked Hoosiers in a huge Big Ten East showdown.Oddsmakers don’t think…Continue Reading

All signs point to The Ghostbusters coming to Fortnite

Competitive Fortnite fans know Arten ‘Ballatw’ Esa as one of the most accredited analysts in the esport. Over the course of Fortnite’s history, Balla has been the most recognizable voice on official Fortnite broadcasts. He also hosts VoD reviews of professional players on his Twitch and YouTube channels. We sat down with BallaTW ahead of…Continue Reading