Author: 0 Durant, Curry lead Warriors past Jazz for 2-0 series lead

We won the second quarter, let's win the third quarter". Most importantly, the game was played at their pace despite Warriors' urge to push it up, but when playing with fewer possessions, the simply need to execute better to have a chance of pulling an upset.

Author: 0 After back to back blowout losses, DeRozan can't wait to redeem himself

Valanciunas and Lowry briefly kept the Raptors within striking distance in the second quarter with nine points and eight points in the quarter, respectively, but the Cavs led 62-48 at halftime after Irving and Shumpert each made a 3. If he makes two of them - let's say one of the wide open threes and an 11-footer - the Cavs don't have a 10-point lead six minutes into the game and the sense of "oh, here we go again" doesn't start working it's way up and down the roster.

Sports Basketball: San Antonio Spurs bounce back to thrash Houston Rockets
Author: 0 Basketball: San Antonio Spurs bounce back to thrash Houston Rockets

All Leonard, 25, did Wednesday was put up 34 points, hand out a career playoff-high eight assists, make three steals and help limit Rockets fireball James Harden to 13 points on a 3-of-17 night from the field. To conclude the San Antonio Spurs will send the Rockets back to Houston in 6 games or less. "We were up by 14 and (reserve guard) Patty (Mills ) has done it many times , to close games".

Author: 0 Highlights of Friday's National Hockey League games

McLellan credited the Ducks with a strong Game 3 and said he's already looking ahead to Game 4, insisting the Oilers will rely on the experience they are gaining. And at 11:51 the Ducks were up three-zip. It's also easy to forget that Connor McDavid had a rather rough Game 3, because he scored one of the sickest goals of the season, regular or post-, against the Ducks on Sunday night.

Author: 0 Browns can control 2018 draft with 5 of first 64 picks

He had 72 receptions for 950 yards and five touchdowns in 20 career games - 15 of them wins - against the Eagles. June 6, 2015: Browns trade an undisclosed draft pick to the 49ers for P Andy Lee. Today is a day, however, that many of you might not be around the TV to watch the event. He should be the centerpiece of the Jacksonville offense and take pressure off beleaguered QB Blake Bortles.

Sports Corey Davis' sister jokes: Buy me a 'booty'
Author: 0 Corey Davis' sister jokes: Buy me a 'booty'

Western Michigan receiver Corey Davis will likely be picked in the first round. Whatever. It's not even that I'm looking for something. With his strength and physical nature, he'd thrive. His work ethic has been praised throughout his college career. In 2016, when the Crimson Tide played the Arkansas Razorbacks, he held defensive end Deatrich Wise only two tackles.

Sports West Ham chief unsure about Andy Carroll's fitness
Author: 0 West Ham chief unsure about Andy Carroll's fitness

Sturridge, meanwhile, has played just 16 times in the Premier League this season, prompting rumours of an imminent departure from the Reds. It was also their fifth defeat in six across all venues and this weekend they host West Ham , who held Everton to a goalless draw at the London Stadium in defiance of both teams' tendencies towards goal-filled matches.

Author: 0 Williams scores OT victor in Game 5; Leafs on verge of elimination

The Penguins' bottom-six forwards also gave the Capitals trouble in last year's playoffs, scoring seven goals. "Our line, I think we had a couple goals in the first game, but then after that, it's been a little on and off". Fixing what ailed them in Game 6 might go a long way toward success given Washington's propensity for taking penalties. Having finished the season as the No.

Author: 0 LeBron passes Abdul-Jabbar for No. 2 on playoff scoring list

Some of this can chalked up to Casey trying to remain positive about his team surrendering yet another huge total to the Cavaliers - Cleveland has averaged 114 points against the Raptors in home playoff games, and nearly 64 points in the first half of those games.

Author: 0 Wizards regain hold over Hawks

The basic and perhaps charitable view for the Washington Wizards goes something like this: They still have home-court advantage in their best-of-seven, Eastern Conference first-round playoff series. Marcin Gortat had 18 rebounds . Morris has scored a combined 18 points on an inefficient 7-of-24 shooting, while only pulling down six and four rebounds against Atlanta .

Sports Ducks pluck victory over Oilers in Game 3 at raucous Rogers Place
Author: 0 Ducks pluck victory over Oilers in Game 3 at raucous Rogers Place

The Oilers now head home to Edmonton for the next two games with a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven series. Tarasenko said he felt his team was too excited to go on the power play and thus overthinking their approach. "It's a good goal for us". "I've always said it, we have a more experienced group than people give us credit for. Tonight we did a good job of staying calm, sticking with the system, and we got a bounce".

Sports John from the Bronx: Blue Jays' Gibbons calls into radio show
Author: 0 John from the Bronx: Blue Jays' Gibbons calls into radio show

Toronto second baseman Devon Travis had two hits, a double in the sixth and single in the second, scoring on Goins' home run. Home plate umpire Jim Wolf issued a warning to Archer after his first pitch to Bautista sailed behind the Blue Jays slugger in the first inning.

Author: 0 Emotional Isaiah Thomas says he is playing for his sister

Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas drives to the basket against Washington Wizards center Marcin Gortat during the first quarter of their second-round playoff series game Tuesday in Boston . Al Horford had 15 points and 12 rebounds, Avery Bradley and Jae Crowder each scored 14, and Terry Rozier was a spark plug off the bench with 12 for Boston .

Sports FG Congratulates World Heavyweight Champion Anthony Joshua
Author: 0 FG Congratulates World Heavyweight Champion Anthony Joshua

The Klitschko fight was epic, a reminder of the golden age of the 1970s, as Joshua sent his opponent to the canvas in round 5, before being on the receiving end of the Ukrainian's force a round later. He fought in the United Kingdom for the first time previous year on the Joshua v Molina undercard showing he is willing to travel and will provide terrific entertainment against the champion.

Sports Kroos credits Madrid boss Zidane for bringing down Atletico
Author: 0 Kroos credits Madrid boss Zidane for bringing down Atletico

Real Madrid dominated the early proceedings, outshooting the visitors 11-0 in the opening half-hour as Ronaldo headed home in the 10th minute, before he lashed home a second midway through the second half and completed his treble five minutes from time.

Sports Kapanen scores double OT victor as Leafs beat Capitals 4-3
Author: 0 Kapanen scores double OT victor as Leafs beat Capitals 4-3

Toronto came through on the power play in overtime, and took a 2-1 series lead with a 4-3 win at Air Canada Centre. Braden Holtby has given up 10 goals on 116 shots faced. TH2N breaks down the play and discusses Toronto's gutsy comeback win and wonder whether or not Washington needs to be anxious. The youthful Maple Leafs have used their speed to keep the Capitals on their heels.

Author: 0 Keys to victory: How the Atlanta Hawks can beat the Washington Wizards

The guard's effective field goal percentage (77.8 percent) was light-years ahead of his regular season performance (48.2 eFG percent). Washington won the series opener 114-107 on Sunday. Beal added 31 points, including a dagger 3-pointer to seal the deal. Washington , which trailed 78-74 entering the final period, won despite a total of only seven points from starting forwards Markieff Morris and Otto Porter Jr., who were both in foul trouble early.

Sports Chicago Bears Day 2 Picks
Author: 0 Chicago Bears Day 2 Picks

Though the long-view will nearly certainly be taken with Trubisky, the picks it cost to get him won't help a talent-depleted roster. The Bears acquired the pick used to select Shaheen in a trade with the Arizona Cardinals . As The Athletic 's Jon Greenberg adroitly put it about Pace, "You want to play poker with a guy like that". Just last month, the Bears signed former Tampa Bay Buccaneers backup quarterback Mike Glennon to a three-year, $45 million contract that guarantees ...

Sports Blue Jays get 2-run sac fly in win over Yankees
Author: 0 Blue Jays get 2-run sac fly in win over Yankees

Along with Rendon's three, Matt Wieters hit two while Bryce Harper and Adam Lind hit one each. "It was unfortunate that they scored two runs on it, but it was a great play". He had allowed just two earned runs in his last 20 innings pitched. Severino then struck out Chris Coghlan but not before the Jays third baseman hammered one just right of the right field foul pole.

Author: 0 Boston Celtics: 5 Takeaways From Game 3 Victory

Players weren't certain how to act or how best to comfort Thomas after he elected to stay with the team for Games 1 and 2 in Boston. Thomas still hasn't played entirely like himself in this series (even his 33-point Game 1 felt off), and a big game from him seems inevitable.

Sports Gary Cahill treated for gastroenteritis, reveals Chelsea boss Antonio Conte
Author: 0 Gary Cahill treated for gastroenteritis, reveals Chelsea boss Antonio Conte

Nonetheless Eriksen is besting some of Europe's top players with the likes of Neymar (19) and Ousmane Dembele (17) close to the Tottenham man. But until you do that you never know whether you've got what it takes. The psychological effect is similar in the run-in to a title chase. "We played much better than them today but it's true they were clinical". Pochettino is now thinking about Crystal Palace where Tottenham will be chasing an eighth successive league victory to keep the heat on ...

Author: 0 Portland's Nurkic out Game 2, Warriors' Durant questionable

The first game the Portland Trail Blazers' opening round playoff series against the Golden State Warriors highlighted the depth of stars on each team's roster. Speaking to the media close to two hours before game time , Kerr would not divulge who would start in Durant's place. The Warriors are going to need all of the production they can get, too.

Sports Easy choice: Browns CB Haden wants Garrett with No. 1 pick
Author: 0 Easy choice: Browns CB Haden wants Garrett with No. 1 pick

It is without a doubt Garrett is the top prospect in the draft; there really is no other choice as to who to take first. Wide receiver Corey Coleman may be coming off of a mediocre rookie season, but he knows what Garrett can bring to the Browns defense.

Author: 0 Warriors to sit Kevin Durant for Game 2 vs. Trail Blazers

Golden State is 68-15 overall, 37-5 at home and 40-40-3 against the spread . Expect Golden State to continue sitting Durant should that left calf show the slightest of troubles before Game 3 tips off. Despite the bleak nature of Game 2, the next game in a playoff series always gives new hope for a better performance. Nobody other than Moe Harkless in the first quarter got the memo that the Blazers needed help from anyone not named McCollum or Lillard.

Author: 0 Will the Bucks upset the Raptors in Game 2? NBA Predictions 4/18/17

The first, third and fourth quarter of the game 2 between Bucks & Raptors has been lead by Raptors . DeMar DeRozan had 23 points, Serge Ibaka added 13 of his 16 points in the second half and Jonas Valanciunas had 10 points and 10 rebounds for the Raptors , who improved to 5-1 when playing Game 2 of a playoff series on their home court.

Author: 0 Oilers orange crush surging in Sharks' Silicon Valley

Edmonton jumped out to a 2-0 lead in that game but was suffocated by a relentless San Jose forecheck after that. Game 5 is in Edmonton on Thursday (10:30 p.m. It does not really bleed into the next, though in this case there is surely the potential for the suspension of Leon Draisaitl after he pitch-forked Chris Tierney in the bits and earned himself a major and game misconduct.

Sports Ronaldo resting, Isco's 2 goals keeps Madrid on title track
Author: 0 Ronaldo resting, Isco's 2 goals keeps Madrid on title track

Isco capped a stunning individual display with a stoppage time victor as Real once again showed their spirt of champions to twice come from behind to beat Sporting Gijon 3-2. Isco's match-winning goal , a stunning 90th minute effort, saw him work an inch of space on the edge of the area before lashing a right-footed effort into the bottom corner, leaving Sporting goalkeeper Ivan Cuellar helpless.

Sports Joe Thornton returns to lineup for Sharks in Game 3 vs. Oilers
Author: 0 Joe Thornton returns to lineup for Sharks in Game 3 vs. Oilers

For the second consecutive game, Cam Talbot had a shutout and Zack Kassian scored the winning goal for the Oilers in the game -3. "It's a game of mistakes and that winds up in the net". 1 unit, but it hardly resembled the familiar group that includes Thornton and Patrick Marleau. While Fleury faces some questions after allowing four and five goals in Columbus, Sergei Bobrovsky breathes a sigh of relief ...

Author: 0 Preds beat Chicago 3-2, push Hawks to brink of elimination

The crowd's reaction was so enthused that the star tweeted about the excitement in the arena ahead of their match up against the Chicago Blackhawks . All four postseason games Monday went to OT for the first time since April 10, 1985, according to the Elias Sports Bureau. With 240 goals, the Chicago Blackhawks were the ninth-highest scoring team in the National Hockey League during the regular season.

Author: 0 Kevin Durant won't play for Warriors in Game 2 of playoffs

One game into the Western Conference first-round playoff series between the Warriors and Trail Blazers, it is becoming a battle of attrition. McCollum and Lillard were the focal point of the Trail Blazers' offense, but Green, on the other hand, was the all-around force for the Warriors.

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