Bradley Beal says he tried recruiting players to Wizards during All-Star weekend

first_imgBradley Beal acted as a recruiter last weekend.The 25-year-old guard tallied 11 points on 4-of-11 shooting in Team LeBron’s 178-164 win over Team Giannis on Sunday. He told reporters after the game he tried to convince some of his All-Star teammates to join him on the Wizards. NBA All-Star Game 2019: 3 takeaways from Team LeBron’s comeback win The two-time All-Star is averaging a career-high 25.1 points and 5.4 assists in 37.2 minutes per game this season. He’s shooting 47.2 percent from the field and 34.9 percent from 3-point range.The Wizards entered the All-Star break with a 24-34 record. They trail the Pistons by 3 1/2 games for the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. NBA All-Star Game 2019: 7 crazy stats from Team LeBron’s win over Team Gianniscenter_img “The recruiting process is really going alright. It’s going alright. I’m trying,” Beal said, via NBC Sports Washington. “This is new for me. I’m definitely getting some ears and seeing what guys are looking for.”Beal did not specify which players he spoke with but said he was asked multiple times “How is D.C.?” Related News “I’m going to keep it in my piggy bank, in my back pocket,” Beal said when asked which All-Stars he tried to recruit. “Hopefully we can do something.”last_img read more

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Indian Independence Day Being Celebrated Across the World

first_img1. Menu of 1947 Recreated at St. James Court, A Taj Hotel, LondonTo celebrate 70 years of India’s Independence, St. James Court, A Taj Hotel, London, and some other branches of the hotel across India are recreating the menu that was served at the Taj Mahal Palace in Mumbai as the night of Independence fell. The menu mostly comprises Indo-French dishes.Priced after the year of Independence at Rs 1947, the spread will have an array of vegetarian and non-vegetarian delicacies, including Consomme a L’indienne” or the “Indian consomme”, “Vacherin de peches liberation” and “Poularde Souffle Independence”.The three-course meal includes a classic French bouillon broth with chicken, flavoured with cardamom and pepper, a smoked creamy almond soup, “Delices a l’hindustan”– tamarind flavoured cottage cheese tikkas — and the souffle independence — a fluffy three-egg omelette with chicken. The hotels are also offering a 70 per cent discount to serving and retired Armed Forces personnel in India.The country’s first Governor-General, Lord Mountbatten, bid farewell to the young country from the steps of Taj Palace in Mumbai in June 1948.2. Kalaripayattu Event in LuxembourgThe Indian Association in Luxembourg, on the occasion of Independence Day, is showcasing the ancient martial art Kalaripayattu with an eight-member group specialising in the form. It is going to be a free event and is scheduled to be held on August 16.Called the ‘mother of all martial arts’, Kalaripayattu originated in Kerala and can be traced back to 3,000 years. It features several animal postures and is inspired by animals such as lion, tiger, wild boar, snake, crocodile, horse and elephant.The grace and ballet-like movements of the form set it apart from other martial art forms.3. Free Beer at Glasgow RestaurantThe Dhabba in Merchant City, Glasgow, will unveil a new a la carte menu on Independence Day and those who buy two courses from this menu will be given a free pint of Kingfisher beer.The Dhabba at 44 Candleriggs, along with its sister Dakhin at 89 Candleriggs, are the only two Indian restaurants in the city listed in Michelin Guide. The owner, Navdeep Basi will be introducing some of his favourite dishes from northern India in the The Dhabba’s Independence Day menu.4. ‘Curry Me to Goa’ at Abu DhabiJannah Burj Al Sarab Hotel in Abu Dhabi is organising an Indian-themed night, ‘Curry Me to Goa’ on Independence Day. Chef Hussein Rammal has designed the menu, keeping in with his strengths in Goan cuisine. Other delicacies like butter chicken, smoked fish curry, naan and fried rice will be the highlights of the menu while guests unwind amid the hotel’s Indian decor.5. Celebrations across the USFrom the Magnificent India festival in Houston on August 20 and the India Independence Day Parade in Chicago on August 19, to the India Independence Day in California’s Chatsworth on August 26, the United States is dotted with events being organised to celebrate the occasion. Related Itemslast_img read more

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