He was impossible to defend, and his defense-both of Mike Conley and others-caused problems for the Grizzlies all night. San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich talks to his players during the first half in Game 2 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Memphis Grizzlies, Monday, April 17, 2017, in San Antonio.
Over the next four minutes, the Pacers then ran off 10 consecutive points to make it a five-point game with 2:28 to go in the contest. He wanted his team to shoot better from the foul line (14 of 27 in game 1), hustle to loose balls better (11 turnovers in Game 1 led to 19 Pacers points) and be more aggressive on the offensive boards (the Cavs had 10 in Game 1, two fewer than in, and six of them were by Tristan Thompson ).
For the Cavs , it's on to that wonderful time of the year we call the National Basketball Association playoffs as Cleveland looks to defend its 2015-16 championship title. James might very well succeed and get his team to a seventh straight Finals. Like James, Cavs coach Tyronn Lue admires George's willpower and is thrilled he's back to being himself and in the playoffs.
De Bruyne was also the architect for the third, clipping a right-wing cross to the far post for Aguero to secure City's first win in four away matches. "Hopefully he can be fit until the end of the season because he's an important player for us". "Every manager Vincent Kompany has played under knows what an important player he is", the City boss said.
Recently we faced many direct games. "Despite sometimes hard situations, or some situations that lack clarity, we are professional people, our job is to perform and we can still perform", he said . They had the first chance of the game just four minutes in when Grant Leadbitter received the ball from a quickly-taken free-kick and flashed a long-range shot wide of the right post.
A strong drive from Ronaldo on 41 minutes which Neuer blocked having palmed a Benzema header onto the woodwork with 18 minutes played were their best first-half chances. The former France worldwide said his team's patience and ability to wrest possession away from Bayern had been key. We had to dig in during the first half, but we showed that we knew how to set ourselves up on the pitch.
It's nearly a fact that Hill won't be able to make his next start, on Friday, and it's possible that he will be placed again on 10-day disabled list on Monday, according to SB Nation's Eric Stephen. And just like that, Rich Hill is headed back to the DL. The Diamondbacks extended their cushion to 3-1 in the seventh on Paul Goldschmidt's RBI single off reliever Sergio Romo .
Son Heung-Min was on target in Tottenham's escape act in south Wales and the South Korean forward insists the team will not give up on the title race. "I feel like we're better now so that is a more interesting year for me like a manager to grow and handle this kind of situation". "It is very hard to affect other teams or managers by playing mind games, as you call them in England".
They also announce that the targeted location was in fact a "fighting position" for Syrian Democratic Forces, who are allies in the USA mission to fight the Islamic State. It was unclear whether the bridges had become submerged or damaged by the floods, but soldiers blocking the approach roads said they were unusable.
Vettel had switched to dry tyres at this point, and was in a good position despite dropping to P6 because of going to the pits. Following the drab Friday that offered just 21 minutes of track action in China, qualifying proved a good remedy as Hamilton and Vettel once again duked for top honors at the front of the grid as they did in Australia.
Stevens said Thomas has the Celtics' support in whatever he decides. "They're still working on that as a family". Going about "business as usual" isn't always the right thing in the face of tragedy, is what Barkley was saying. That's because this loss, like many this season for Boston , was rooted heavily in the C's inability to do what players of all sizes, shapes and colors are taught early on in their careers - rebound the basketball.
We'll see what adjustments are made in Game 2 by both the Cavs and Pacers, but if people are starting to doubt LeBron and company again, it's worth keeping in mind, history has been on their side in situations similar to this in the last three seasons.
Rebels and residents of Madaya meanwhile waited at the government-held Ramousah bus garage, a few miles away. In two letters to United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres and the UN Security Council on Sunday, Syria's Foreign Ministry said the barbaric attack clearly revealed that the terror groups, particularly Daesh and Jabhat Fateh al-Sham Takfiri terrorist groups, had been wearied by Syria's repeated victories.
The Belgium worldwide, who is reported to have suffered an ankle injury in training, was replaced in goal by Asmir Begovic in Chelsea's only change. Leroy Sane and Sergio Aguero - with his 11th goal in 11 games in all competitions - were also on target. Crystal Palace recovered from two goals down to move seven points clear of the relegation zone.
He also claimed the title race was now 50-50 between Chelsea , who is four points clear, and Spurs, its opponent in next week's FA Cup semifinal. The Blues have been used to dominating games and creating numerous chances in the vast majority of matches this season.
Girardi's offense was led by Matt Holliday, who crushed a three-run home run 459 feet in a five-run third inning, and Aaron Judge's mammoth two-run blast in the fifth, which put the Yankees up 7-0. Adam Warren replaced Montgomery and worked into the ninth. Leury Garcia singled in a pinch-hit appearance for Jacob May (who is still hitless after an 0-for-3 night), but Tyler Saladino grounded into a double play to end it.
But it wasn't just Hamilton's sully moves and subsequent penalty that won it for Vettel, it was also Ferrari's clever, and early, first stop when Vettel was caught in a train of cars, with the rest of the train pitting a bit later under the safety auto.
Sale got 11 outs retiring his last 10 batters, including a run of five straight strikeouts. Boston acquired the six-foot-six left-hander from the White Sox for four prospects during the off-season. Some of the Rays were playful in their clubhouse early in the morning, with Morrison joking to teammates about the starting time: "11 o'clock". Steven Souza Jr .
Kolkata Knight Riders will look for a hat-trick of wins against Kings XI Punjab today at the historic Eden Gardens. "Winning the game was important". Rajpoot is likely to make way for Umesh in the side while seasoned Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan will replace Lynn in the first XI. In spin department, KKR appear to have an edge over MI who appear to possess a superior pace bowling arsenal with Malinga and New Zealanders Mitchell McCleanaghan and Tim Southee and Australian ...
It proved a masterstroke as United dominated from the first whistle. "They totally controlled a team full of fantastic players, who are creative and fast". Referee Bobby Madley also missed what appeared to be a clear handball from Herrera as he intercepted Nemanja Matic's pass before sending Rashford clear for the opener.
Rupp and 25-year-old Jordan Hasay , who finished in 2:23:00 for third place in her marathon debut, resulted in the best American showing at the Boston Marathon since 1985. Ms Switzer - who has been running since she was 12-years-old - chose to enter the race aged 20 after encouragement from her coach. Keflezighi, who plans to retire from racing after this year's NY marathon, stopped after his victory to touch the hand of Bill Richard, whose 8-year-old son Martin was the youngest person to ...
Cummins said that Zaheer makes sure that he remains free and asks him to not worry about field placements and conceding boundaries. Manish Pandey and Yusuf Pathan each struck blistering half-centuries as Kolkata Knight Riders defeated Delhi Daredevils by four wickets to register their third successive win in the ongoing tenth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium, New Delhi , on Monday.
I thought we did enough to get a point. Liverpool was the better team at The Hawthorns but almost got picked off late on in West Brom's only clear sight of goal. We had 63 before we came here, now 66 and that's a wonderful number for the next six or seven days and then we want to have 69. "You can always do better but we learned already in the game".
Oilers coach Todd McLellan said he later talked to Klefbom and the defenceman told him he was OK. Edmonton centre Connor McDavid , the NHL's leading scorer in the regular season, had one assist in his playoff debut to extend his points streak to 15 games.
The two London rivals are also competing for the Premier League crown this season and Chelsea's defeat to United breathed new life into the title race. "We lost a lot of points at home but I think we have a chance with six or seven games to go, so still the possibility in our hands". He points out Diego Costa, Eden Hazard, and Cesc Fabregas as the players responsible for hinging the season for Chelsea as they continue to challenge for the Premier League title.
Over his 19 innings pitched so far this season, Syndergaard has only allowed four runs (three of them earned), and has struck out 20 batters without issuing a single free pass. "It's going to be a fun summer". D'Arnaud's homer came on the 475th pitch of the night, and the first from Adam Conley (1-1), who had been scheduled to start Friday's game.
Kirui pulled away from three-time U.S. Olympian Galen Rupp with 2 miles (3 kilometers) to go in the 26.2-mile (42 km) run to take the title in 2 hours, 9 minutes, 37 seconds. Hundreds of Thousands of people line up on the streets for the 121st Annual Boston Marathon. Runners who are blind, wear prostheses or have other challenges set off from Hopkinton, Massachusetts, on Monday morning.
He scored with 2:27 left in the third period of Game 2 to give St. Louis the 2-1 win. In OT with 7 minutes to play Pittsburgh's Jake Guentzel scored to give himself a hat trick and to give the Pens the victory 5-4. "I'm just trying to stay in front of the net". "So we're expecting, obviously, a pushback from them and we know we're going to see their best the next game".
The warm temperatures that hit 79 degrees at the 20-kilometer mark in slowed the runners but the strong tailwind was a boost - especially for the wheelchair races. AMERICAN HOPESGalen Rupp, the bronze medalist in the Rio Olympics, will be running Boston for the first time. "It obviously meant so much to them to have this sense of fearlessness", Switzer said of what her bib number represents.
The Senators prevailed 4-3 in overtime with a power-play goal from Bobby Ryan. Craig Anderson made 17 saves in the Ottawa goal, and Rask had 28 saves for Boston . The #Sens speak to media following today's 4-3 OT win over the Boston Bruins . Toronto trailed 2-0 in the first period, and then 3-1 early in the second before Kadri and Nylander scored 4:07 apart late to tie the score in the final minute of the period.
United had conceded five goals and failed to score in its two losses to Chelsea this season - one in the league (4-0) and one in the FA Cup (1-0) - but Mourinho got his own back against his former club this time. "I want to say I was convinced even before the cup of controlling the two players that played behind Diego [Costa]", Mourinho explained, via Manchester Evening News .
The playoffs have officially arrived so the crew discusses the New York Rangers as they battle the Montreal Canadiens in the opening round. Of course, we put Kevin on the spot and ask for his New York Rangers round one prediction. "I think in [the] playoffs depth that all positions is real important, and we're fortunate that we have some depth there". Game 2 is Saturday in Ottawa.
Mourinho contended United had played better in a 1-1 home draw with Arsenal and 1-0 win over Tottenham . Amid Manchester United's travails this season, a common refrain has been that manager Jose Mourinho has lost the magic touch that once made him the most coveted manager in world football.
You get jitters, you get nerves and excitement, so you it's just an opportunity to step up your game". That's just insane. Radulov's ability to control the puck, pull off a couple dekes and push it past Lundqvist all with just one hand is truly remarkable.
The 28-year-old German has suffered an injury-plagued season, but will be fit for the visit of Zinedine Zidane's Real and the final six games of the Bundesliga season, with Bayern 10 points clear at the top of the table. It is not about having the quality to defend, it is about the mentality. But Guardiola is of the view that his team will have to go to the final match of the campaign to secure that prize.