Russell Westbrook: He has already done the impossible, setting a record for triple doubles in the regular season. By the NBA's count, the Blazers had 46 open shots in Game 1 and made only 19 of them. It's morning after the Houston Rockets savaged the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 1 of the first round of the 2017 NBA Playoffs , and life is good for Rockets fans.
Barcelona have scored at least three goals in seven of their last eight Champions League games at the Camp Nou . Barcelona hosts Juventus today [Thursday, 2:45am], needing to overturn a 3-0 defeat from the first leg to advance to the semifinals of Europe's top-tier tournament.
It's the first time in Cavs history that three players had at least 25 points in a playoff game, and though the Pacers clawed their way back to within four with under a minute left, the 117-111 final margin never felt like it was in serious jeopardy.
Jesper Fast also scored for the Rangers , who ended a six-game home losing streak that dated to the 2015 postseason. "We can't afford to have two sub-par games in a row", McDonagh said beforehand. It's easy to forget that Plekanec wouldn't have forced overtime in Game 2 - and Montreal wouldn't have even dreamed of a 3-1 edge on Tuesday night - without Pacioretty's brilliant strip in the neutral zone and dogged dash to goal line to setup Plekanec.
Warriors coach Steve Kerr said the nagging injury occurred during Durant's 36 minutes of action in Golden State's 121-109 victory Sunday. In addition to Durant, Golden State guard Shaun Livingston (finger) and forward Matt Barnes (ankle sprain) are also listed as questionable .
The 19-year-old England global played a key role in United's 2-0 win over Premier League leaders Chelsea on Sunday, scoring for the second game running to boost their top-four hopes. "I think it can be a good night on Thursday but we have to try to win because it is the most important thing". "The satisfaction is for different reasons", Mourinho said.
Miranda (1-1) allowed four singles and only one runner to reach second base while striking out five. "If given the choice any pitcher would like to go out there and keep pitching, but Don talked to me and gave me his reasoning and wanted to keep me healthy for the whole season, so under that situation I try not to think about it too much".
Fizdale blasted the officiating in a almost two-minute tirade during his postgame interview postgame on Monday night, calling the work of veteran crew Danny Crawford, Rodney Mott and Bill Spooner "unprofessional" and "unacceptable" before slamming his fist on a table and storming off.
Not only that, but Chicago received another big assist from a bench player. Their output has caught up to those desires so far during the postseason. He did just that, playing with objective, poise and precision of the likes that the Celtics could not match. "As a polished team we have to know when to take those shots and when not to".
It was the end not only of Leicester's first foray in European soccer's elite competition, but also the incredible ascent of the modest central England club that had gatecrashed the soccer hierarchy in a run that captured global attention. "But I have to say what a great performance from Leicester it was nearly a pleasure to compete against then". "We knew Leicester were not going to give up".
The Raptors' win, in Toronto, also squares their series 1-1, with game three in Milwaukee on Friday (AEST). Raptors guard Kyle Lowry scored 22 points, including the game-winning basket with less than 10 seconds to play. "He's trying to get back as quick as he can", Snyder said. A 3-pointer by DeMarre Carroll and a layup by Lowry gave Toronto a 13-point lead in the third quarter.
Yet, Arsenal have become just the latest team to use the increasingly popular defensive formation. The league is open and we have a 50 per cent probability to win the league. They already have 71 points, one more than last year's final total, with six matches still left to play and are one short of their Premier League record tally of 72 points, set under Andre Villas-Boas in 2013.
The Minnesota Wild, who had a 12-game winning streak this season, are down 0-3 to the surprising St. Louis Blues while Cup favorites Chicago and Washington have been plunged into challenging first-round series of their own. Columbus, with good reason, expects him to be a difference-maker for a lot of years. Nutivaara, a rookie, was making his playoff debut. The Rangers , who gave up the tying goal with 18 seconds left in the third period of Game 2 before losing in overtime, stopped ...
Leicester , which is 12th in the Premier League and not sure of survival, now faces up to the reality that it could be many years before the team can contemplate a return to the Champions League. "I actually thought we played all right in the first half but we needed to be more of a threat in their half and especially in front of goal". He said after the match: "We gave an excellent team a really good shot".
Eden Hazard has told Telefoot that he has "personal ambitions to play for other clubs" amid speculation of a summer transfer to Real Madrid, but insists he is happy at Chelsea and focused on achieving success this season. I want to finish higher than that. He added: "The league is open and we have a 50% (chance) to win the league". Herrera provided the assist after his handball was missed and the player sent off at Stamford Bridge last month rifled home a deflected second four minutes ...
The boxscore says Gobert played 17 seconds. Rudy Gobert averages more than that per game. That trick of the trade produced multiple easy looks in Game 2 and helps him punish Johnson and other smaller defenders without getting bogged down in post isolations.
That they did as Dortmund and Monaco players put on a thrilling show for their fans, who were a model of fair play. "The game is over and it's done, it was a football game". Bartra's also been a regular feature of the Spanish national team since 2013. "What will stay in history is not the result but what happened last night".
With their stars resting and other players out with injuries, nine players suited up for the Nets in their final game. To qualify for the postseason, Miami needed to win and have either IN or Chicago lose IN the regular-season finale. "Maybe they're exhausted", Dragic said. Miami's 29th season thus ended Wednesday, with the remarkable roller-coaster ride having made its final stop.
November 16: Without LeBron James and J.R. Smith, the Cavs fall, 103-93, in Indiana; Kevin Love finished with 27 points and 16 boards and Kyrie added 20 points and seven helpers, but C.J. It will be a lot of fun to see Paul George face off against James in the series. Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) passes against the Boston Celtics in the first quarter at TD Garden.
Joe Natale is officially the new president and CEO of Rogers. Rogers in September said it would stop printing four of its biggest magazines this year and sell all its French-language and trade publications as more readers and advertisers move online.
Ronaldo became the first player to reach 100 goals in UEFA competitions in Madrid's 2-1 Champions League quarter-final first-leg win away to Bayern Munich on Wednesday. While Bayern star Arturo Vidal was able to deliver a powerful header in the 25th minute to put Bayern in front, he would send a penalty kick high above the crossbar just before the half.
The National Collegiate Athletic Association, or NCAA, has selected Cleveland to host eight championship events in northeast OH between 2019 and 2021. Additionally, OSU will host NCAA regional championships in men's and women's cross country in 2019, men's golf in 2021 and women's golf in 2022. This will be the fourth NCAA Men's Regional that Memphis will host at FedExForum.
Eighteen-year-old Kylian Mbappé is the top scorer in this season's Champions League knockout stages with four goals in three games. I believe in the team and in our potential. Once again, Barcelona's back is against the wall in the Champions League . The Argentine repeats his role just behind Gonzalo Higuain in attack and is flanked again by Juan Cuadrado and Mario Mandzukic.
Sports Illustrated's Peter King of the Monday Morning Quarterback gave caution surrounding a potential partnership between Mahomes and Cleveland with Arizona looming right behind them in the draft. Some draft analysts believe Mahomes needs a lot of refining. It's just him freelancing and making things happen, which is exciting, but I look back on quarterbacks over the years, try and find guys that live and thrive outside of the play call, it's a very thin list.
Justin Haley worked the final 3⅓ innings to earn his first career save, striking out six. This was a rematch of last year's NL Championship Series and produced three entertaining games, with the Cubs taking took two. The first Cub run came in the third, when Kyle Schwarber - kept alive after Yasiel Puig dropped a foul fly - wrung himself back from 1-2 to walk, and Bryant bopped one toward the left field corner to send the Schwarbinator home.
Massimiliano Allegri's men have only conceded two goals in 10 Champions League matches this season and Dybala stressed that Juve's defensive exploits against Barca were no mean feat. "I have no doubt that at some moment we'll be close on aggregate". "On the down-side, Arda Turan, Rafinha and Aleix Vidal are all still out through injury", Barcelona have confirmed.
That allowed Mitch Moreland - who opened the inning with his third hit of game, a single off loser Tommy Hunter (0-1) - to score. Yes, eight. Had he had just an ounce more of control the Cardinals likely win a game they lost. and were heading to Chicago for a weekend series against the Cubs. The Rays completed a 1-6 trip that followed a franchise-best 5-2 start. "It was a little bit of a frustrating loss", manager Kevin Cash said.
Terry, who made his Chelsea debut in 1998, has long harboured an ambition to coach and manage Chelsea , and is studying for his Uefa coaching qualifications. In a statement today, he wrote: "This has been the toughest decision of my life for me and my family but I always envisaged leaving on the right terms, in the right way and at the right time - and that is now".
The spokesperson for the Department of Corrections, Christopher Fallon, revealed that Hernandez was not on suicide watch and if he had revealed he was thinking about hurting himself, he would not have been in a cell alone. UPDATE 10:31 A.M. EST: Aaron Hernandez's attorney Jose Baez claims the former pro athlete showed no signs of being suicidal! He was convicted of that killing and sentenced to life in prison in 2015 but on Friday found not guilty of another 2012 double murder.
Facebook slaying suspect Steve Stephens was undone by a 20-piece Chicken McNuggets and an order of fries. Lane said the last time she talked to Stephens was Saturday night and he told her he had quit his job and was moving out of state. State police say Steve Stephens was spotted Tuesday morning by state police in Erie County, in the state's northwest corner. In an interview with CNN , Stephens' mother said he told her he shot the man because he was "mad with his girlfriend".
He underwent surgery on Tuesday night and will miss at least four weeks. Bartra posted this on his Instagram account on Wednesday morning, which will come as a relief to Dortmund fans and football fans the world over. Midfielder Nuri Sahin didn't want to be back on the field so soon after being involved in such a traumatic experience. While Dortmund have been resolute in their desire to keep the Pennsylvania native, there will be many clubs out there willing to tempt them as long as he's ...
Nearly two-thirds of Indiana's pick-and-roll sets see point guard Jeff Teague taking advantage of either James or Kyrie Irving on defense. Love took a George forearm to the mouth, and was fortunate to be wearing a mouthpiece to protect his teeth.
He is now set to make $3.91 million for the 2017 season. The Patriots now hold no first or second-round selections in the upcoming draft, but the Saints have shown interest in Butler, brining him in for a visit earlier in free agency. The NFL's 2017 regular-season schedule is set to be announced later this week with the defending Super Bowl champion New England Patriots hosting the opening game on September 7.
They are playing hard, playing to win and are representing the Leafs like true playoff warriors. They never led until Bozak's goal in a mistake-filled game by both teams. But a take-charge shift by Kadri and Komarov changed the tone of the game, a healthy run by Kadri at Brooks Orpik . "That was a huge turning point", Rielly said.
Shea Theodore , a player who I outlined in the game preview on Monday, had another fantastic game, finding the back of the net twice. But Alex Ovechkin should play more than the 15:08 he did in the Game 3 OT loss. "They realize that a bounce here, a bounce there, and the series could be in our favour", Trotz said of his players. I was thinking I was going to play the next game and I was just going to have to ice it down or whatever.