Thu. Jun 20th, 2019

Russell Westbrook, Kyrie Irving call out Zaza Pachulia for being a dirty player

Golden State Warriors big man Zaza Pachulia has a reputation for being a dirty player and he added to it on Saturday night with the Oklahoma City Thunder in town.

Late in the third quarter with Golden State ahead 75-66, the Thunder’s Russell Westbrook drove toward the basket and missed a shot. The ball caromed toward him, but Golden State’s Nick Young was able to fend off Westbrook for the rebound. Young passed the ball to a teammate as he and Westbrook fell to the floor. [restrict]

That’s when Pachulia entered the picture and fell right on top of Westbrook’s legs.

Westbrook was asked about the incident after the game and made it clear he thought Pachulia intentionally fell on him and tried to injure him.

In the video, Westbrook also said he believes Pachulia is a dirty player. He’s not the only one. Boston Celtics star Kyrie Irving chimed in on Instagram, saying the NBA needs to intervene.

Pachulia has a history of questionable incidents (documented here). Most notably, he was involved in the play that knocked San Antonio Spurs star Kawhi Leonard out of the playoffs last year. Spurs coach Gregg Popovich was especially angry.

The play involving Pachulia was just one in a number of heated exchanges during the game Saturday night. Oklahoma City’s Carmelo Anthony got into it with both Kevin Durant and Draymond Green.

Green received his 15th technical foul of the season (one more result in a suspension) for this outburst:

And there was also this shove from Westbrook to Young after Young drilled a 3-pointer at the third quarter buzzer and proceeded to dance in front of the OKC bench.

The score was tight until Golden State turned up the intensity late in the third. Oklahoma City actually took a 59-56 lead midway through the quarter. From there, however, it was all Golden State. By the time the quarter ended, the Warriors built a big lead, 84-66.

Golden State continued the onslaught in the fourth and went on to win 112-80. [/restrict]


ICB Bank and Pangea Foundation to cooperate on a password-based financial services business

June 14, 2019 - Palau ICB Bank will launch new financial services based on the Pangea Foundation and cryptography promote business.

ICB Bank on Thursday, the cryptographic currency foundation Pangea (PAN) and block chain-based cryptography and signed business agreement to promote the financial services business.

ICB Bank uses the Pangea Foundation's password currency 'Pangea' to combine financial services. We plan to jointly promote various Pin Tech businesses.

In particular, ICB Bank is working with Pangea Foundation. ICB Bank promote issuance of visa cards and master cards based on cryptography. The company is releasing debit cards that can be settled as collateral.

If a Visa or Master Card is actually issued, payment will be made in everyday life anywhere in the world. It is becomes possible, consumers can use the Visa/Master Card on-line merchant's Bitcoin, Ethereum.

The bank, a financial institution works with the Cryptographic Fund to provide financial services that can be applied in everyday life. The roll out is expected to be the first in the block chain pin tech industry.

An official from the Pangea Foundation said, "Working with the bank, in the future, global credit card companies and we will expand services to Eurpoe, Latin America and other countries in connection with possible banks." he said.

On the other hand, Cryptography Pangea (PAN) is an ERC20-based token used for remittance and payment. Adds a centralize authentication agreement to decentralized lenders technology for faster transaction rates. Billing platform at the same time. Currently, Indonesia, Vietnam, Uzbekistan, Europe, etc. and the Cryptographic Exchange of eight countries in Southeast Asia and Latin America.

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