When Antetokounmpo attempted to go one-on-one with Ibaka, a guy he posterized in Game 1, Ibaka blocked him cleanly much to the delight of the 19,800 on hand. Tucker said. Casey said the team has studied its first-quarter conundrum. DeRozan finished with one assist. The Raptors big men had a rough start offensively but, when Lowry hit a bit of a wall in the second half from a scoring standpoint, Jonas Valanciunas and Serge Ibaka were there to pick him up.
The Celtics had 23 road wins in the regular season, tied for 5th most in the National Basketball Association. I think that their length and their ball pressure and (Dwyane) Wade and (Jimmy) Butler and Rondo and their bench and the bigs are just really up and active in utilizing their length on us.
Ancelotti added: "Sometimes you miss a penalty, that was not the first one, and it will not be the last one, but we can build on the first half". "I am very happy", he said. Real defender Sergio Ramos had the ball in the Bayern net with time running out, but the goal was ruled offside but the Spaniards have the upper hand for the second leg at home next Tuesday.
He wasn't the only Boston player a little off their game in the first half. Go ahead, Boston. Keep booing Rondo out of the building. "These fans are great, I wouldn't expect anything else", he said. That changed quickly, though, as the Bulls responded with a 20-4 run. Chicago again used its big men to push the Celtics out of the paint and was quicker to the ball in a lot of 50-50 situations.
Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo, center, celebrates after scoring as Bayern players react during the Champions League quarterfinal second leg soccer match between Real Madrid and Bayern Munich at Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Tuesday April 18, 2017.
Birmingham now sit three points above the relegation zone ahead of fixtures with Aston Villa, Huddersfield Town and Bristol City respectively. "I am sure that he will keep them up", McLeish, who managed Birmingham to League Cup success at the start of the decade, told BBC Sport .
Werenski, the Blue Jackets' star rookie who recorded 47 points in the regular season, also scored his first playoff goal in this game, which gave Columbus a 3-1 lead. The Blue Jackets have hardly looked like the monsters they were for a majority of the season. Now in his first National Hockey League playoffs since 2012, Radulov leads the Habs with five points in three games.
In Bahrain Hamilton and team-mate Valtteri Bottas gave Mercedes their first front-row lock-out of the season, with the Finn ahead on his first career pole position. A generator problem on the grid meant the team were unable to bleed his tyres properly and he started the race with higher pressures than he would have liked.
Tillerson meets Putin amid "low point" in US-Russia tiesThe U.S. said relations with Russia are at a 'low point, ' but both countries said they are willing to improve ties. President Vladimir Putin's meeting with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has not produced any positive shift yet in Russia-US relations, the Kremlin says.
It was a monumental goal as it not only gave Real Madrid the lead for good but it was also the 100th goal for the Portuguese superstar across all European competitions. Ancelotti says the Germans still have a fighting chance in the return leg in Madrid on Tuesday. Robert Lewandowski was back in Bayern Munich training on Sunday following the club's scoreless draw with Bayer Leverkusen on Saturday.
What would happen if Ainge flipped the Nets' pick in this summer's draft, quite possibly a top-three selection, for DeMarcus Cousins? Jimmy Butler doesn't know when, doesn't know where, but he knows it's coming. Certainly, if you're figuring the Bulls are going to pull this off, it'll mean steps-up in performance from playoff veterans Dwyane Wade and Rajon Rondo .
Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap says the Washington Wizards were not only playing basketball during their Game 1 matchup in the first round of the Eastern Conference playoff series, but he likened the physical play to mixed martial arts.
Ahmed Elmohamady's own goal opened the scoring before half time at Etihad Stadium, as the Hull defender turned in Jesus Navas' unsafe low cross. Neither side made any changes at halftime but only a minute into the second half slack marking allowed Sterling to pull the ball back to Aguerro who made it 2-0.
We need to deny them space because they're a very, very good counter-attacking team. "It's no discredit to lose to a team of that calibre", Leicester manager Craig Shakespeare told BT Sport . While the deficit is just the one goal , Leicester will have their work cut out if they are to complete a dramatic turnaround against an Atletico side who have the best defensive record in La Liga, despite sitting in third place at present.
The Champions League quarter final match between Real Madrid and Bayern Munich is set to start at 7.45 pm local time, 12.15 am IST and 2.45 am EST. "Such super transfers do not fit with the club's philosophy". Gareth Bale has been ruled out of Real Madrid's 2nd leg match against Bayern Munich with an injury. "Sooner or later, in the biggest games, they are decisive".
Aguero registered his name on the score-sheet in the 80th minute as the Argentine powered home a header, after being picked out by De Bruyne. City will drop back down to fourth place in the table should Liverpool avoid defeat at West Bromwich Albion tomorrow.
More generally, video assistant referees might have reversed the two Ronaldo goals for offside, but they would not have reversed the yellow card to Vidal. We wanted to go through and there's a lot of anger in that a match of such intensity is decided by the referee. "We don't know. The important thing is to not make a mistake".
In the first episode of "Still KD", we get a look at Durant's gameday regimen which includes lounging around his lavish Bay Area home while a personal chef cooks up a healthy meal pre-game meal before the Warriors' Game 1 victory against the Blazers.
Happ, who won 20 games for the first time past year, left Sunday's start against Baltimore in the fifth inning with a sore elbow. Happ joins Josh Donaldson , Aaron Sanchez and J.P. "The guys (Goldstein) has done it (to) have had no problem and it heals up pretty quick". Happ hopes he will have better results than he has had so far this season, going is 0-3 with a 4.50 ERA.
With Arsene Wenger experimenting with a 3-5-2 formation for the first time in nearly 20 years, the North London club were expected to at least surprise Middlesbrough but familiar shades mediocrity shone the brightest under the tiresome sky by the Tees.
The former Reds, Western Force and Waratahs player spent time in the global wilderness after joining Toulon, but a change in eligibility laws allowed him to reclaim his place ahead of the 2015 World Cup. Matt Giteau, a team-mate of Mitchell for Australia and Toulon, responded with a tweet that read: "Nooooooo!" He also won the French league with Toulon in 2014 and back-to-back European Cups, including in 2015 - perhaps his greatest season - when his stunning individual try 10 minutes from ...
It was the second pitch that Posey saw at home this season, and although he was able to get up under his own power, there was no discussion about trying to stay in the game. Seconds after it played for the first time, he was sitting in the dirt. Matt Moore restored some of the joy to the Giants' home opener, throwing eight sterling innings and, with a swing of his bat, sparking a comical play that led to three Giants runs.
As the series moves on, the Jazz can expect to meet an extremely motivated Clipper team Tuesday night, for dropping another game at home would nearly surely mean the death of their playoff hopes. The Jazz had just entered the Los Angeles Clippers' home court, Staples Centre, for game one of their National Basketball Association playoff series , lost their star centre Rudy Gobert to a knee sprain in the opening 17 seconds and held on for a buzzer-beating 97-95 victory.
Son Heung-min matched a 31-year South Korean scoring record as Tottenham beat Bournemouth 4-0 in the Premier League on Saturday to remain hot on the heels of leader Chelsea . Chelsea goalkeeper Asmir Begovic has insisted that the players are not feeling the pressure despite seeing their lead at the top of the Premier League table dwindle in recent weeks.
The 8-seeded Chicago Bulls stole Game 1 and home-court advantage from the top-seeded Boston Celtics behind a big game from Jimmy Butler and a big advantage on the offensive glass. Stevens, however, stressed that all plans are up to Thomas . "I think the biggest thing is they really care about each other", coach Brad Stevens said Monday.
Lee Cattermole feels the Sunderland fans have not turned fully on David Moyes, at least not in comparison to many other managers. As ever, the Sunderland fans among a crowd of 40,168 were put through the wringer as they saw the home side succumb to Andre Ayew's fifth-minute opener before Wahbi Khazri, starting a game for the first time since October 29, levelled direct from a corner.
Bucks fans, make sure to tune in to see if Milwaukee will return to the BMO Harris Bradley Center on Thursday for Game 3 with a 2-0 series lead. His length and ability to take off from distance are a joy to behold. But halfway through the final quarter, the Bucks had cut the lead to just five, 90-95, after a great Thon Maker alley-oop dunk from Giannis. DeMar DeRozan had 23 points, Serge Ibaka added 13 of his 16 in the second half and Jonas Valanciunas had 10 points and 10 ...
Premier League: Crystal Palace 3 (Townsend 17, Cabaye 63, Milivojevic 68-pen) bt Arsenal 0. "Some sort of announcement could really add clarity, and if they announced that this was Arsene Wenger's last season, then suddenly that hostility might go and people would get behind the team a lot more ".
The Yankees scored five in the eighth innings to make it back-to-back victories. Aaron Judge , Chase Headley and Starlin Castro provided home runs for the Yankees, while a Logan Morrison homer blotted Pineda's book slightly. An error by Miller at second base put Gardner on base when he shouldn't have been again. He would steal second and third base and later score on a Matt Holliday double.
As the clock ran out in the final quarter on Saturday, the Raptors took a 97-83 loss to Milwaukee . The Raptors now take this playoff run on the road with Game 3 in Milwaukee on Thursday. Khris Middleton will look to shake off an bad shooting debut, as he was 4/15 from the field (despite dishing 9 assists vs. 0 turnovers). Toronto came back to win more games in which they were trailing by double digits than any other team in the National Basketball Association this season, a ...
Couture, who led the National Hockey League in playoff scoring a year ago, missed the final seven games of the regular season and hadn't been at his usual form to start this series . The Canadiens ended up with a 29-21 edge in shots and the Rangers had 21 giveaways in the loss. They have outshot NY in each of the last two games and just seem to be the better team in the little facets.
Despite career playoff performances by Portland's backcourt duo of C.J. McCollum and Damian Lillard - 41 and 34 points, respectively - the Trail Blazers received just 34 points TOTAL from the rest of their eight players that checked into Game 1.
The players care. When you don't win your confidence goes quickly and comes back slowly, so of course you could feel even in the way we played that there was nervousness there", the Frenchman agreed that his team were nervous ahead of and during the encounter against Middlesbrough .
With that in mind, let's take a look at five Patriots rumors you need to know with just under two weeks remaining before the 2017 NFL Draft. Following a one-year hiatus from the Super Bowl , the Patriots made their way back to the grand stage of sports to face the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl XXXVIII.
Viewers were rewarded on Saturday: at about 10 a.m. April gave birth to a male calf . April the giraffe finally gives birthWhile the calf's weight is now unknown, zoo officials said they weigh around 150 pounds and are about 6-feet tall at birth.