In the regular season, Harden led the Rockets to 55 wins and the No. 3 seed in the Western Conference, who are now playing the Thunder, the No. 6 seed in the West, notching just 47 wins on the year. The team that was league-first in rebounding was outrebounded by 15. The Thunder outscored the Rockets in the first quarter, but the game didn't deserve to be close.
Robbie Ross Jr. got two outs with the bases loaded in the 7th and the Sox leading 4-2, thanks to a two-run single by Andrew Benintendi before handing the ball over to rookie Ben Taylor, who gave up a run scoring single to Steven Souza but nothing else.
Warriors coach Steve Kerr said that Durant didn't participate in practice on Tuesday, noting that if he didn't practice, "there's definitely a concern". "It's day-to-day", Kerr said. Without him, the Warriors had their way in the paint. You don't want the next step. INJURY UPDATE: Washington's Ian Mahinmi (left calf) is out.
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. Bryan Rust picked up his second and third goals in this post-season during the second period to tie the game. "We haven't won anything right now", coach Mike Sullivan said while meeting with reporters at the team hotel.
The Blue Jackets were lucky to get out of the last few minutes of the period without another score from the swarming Penguins. The Penguins' attack was relentless, never more so than in Game 3, when they turned a 3-1 deficit after one period into a backbreaking 5-4 win.
The San Antonio Spurs got another big game from Danny Green, this time it was on the offensive end, and it helped spark the Spurs to a Game Two win over the Memphis Grizzlies, 96-82. Memphis was bad from 3, even more-so than usual for them, shooting just 2/13 in the half, missing 10 straight during a particularly painful stretch in the second.
Kyrie Irving had a monster game with 37 points, two rebounds and two assists. Thaddeus Young added 16 while Lance Stephenson registered 13. And I've kicked it to him and he's made the big shot. Miles was whistled for an offensive foul, thwarting the Pacers' comeback. Their star, Paul George is scoring over 30 per game and shooting 49 percent from the floor.
Who will be joining Antonio Conte and Chelsea in the Champions League next season? The home side were dominant and thrilling in equal measure, taking full advantage of opponents whose sloppiness suggested they arrived in the capital expecting to get beaten by a superior side.
Blake Griffin bullied whoever was guarding him, curling off a screen perfectly to shake Favors, splitting the raised arms of Ingles and Diaw or simply backing Joe Johnson into no man's land for two, totaling nine points in the quarter. Redick, and Jamal Crawford shoot 2/12 again from downtown. "That's the challenge", Jazz coach Quin Snyder said. "We were not helping off [Redick and Crawford]".
That's what they did Tuesday, when they ensured that they'll have at least one more home game this season. Oilers fans cheering on the team during Game 3 in San Jose . "You know, during the decade of darkness, you have your head hung low and you're wondering when is this going to end." said Downton. Pavelski said: "We got a split there, they got one here".
Former Celtic Rajon Rondo contributed 11 assists and was one rebound away from a triple-double as the Bulls pulled away in the final moments of the game. Marcus Smart had 13 points and eight rebounds off the bench. His basket gave the Raptors a four-point lead with 8.9 seconds remaining. "It's just his competitive edge", Raptors coach Dwane Casey said.
There is only one way to read it. And Enrique insisted Barca can't lose belief even if the goals don't come early against a Juventus defence that has conceded just two in nine Champions League games this season. In front of us we have a different team , but Barcelona is the same.And we can do it."We did it once and we can do it a second time ". Juve served Barca a two-year-old dish of revenge for defeat in the 2015 Champions League final with a comprehensive 3-0 beating last week ...
The Spanish midfielder has emerged as one of Jose Mourinho's key players - as underlined by a superb performance in the win over Chelsea. United manager Jose Mourinho started with top scorer Zlatan Ibrahimovic on the bench but delivered a tactical masterclass against his former club, largely nullifying the threat from the usually risky Eden Hazard.
Leicester City shocked many, as the Foxes were the last remaining English side in the Champions League . In the day's other match, Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat-trick to send Real Madrid through to the semi-finals with a 4-2 extra-time win against 10-man Bayern Munich, sealing a 6-3 aggregate victory in controversial circumstances.
When pressed to expand upon it, all he could say was "We're good". Cleveland Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving (2) shoots against Indiana Pacers' Lavoy Allen (5) in the first half in Game 1 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Saturday, April 15, 2017, in Cleveland.
The win capped a banner night as the Cubs raised their 2016 World Series flag and National League pennant in pregame ceremonies in front of an appreciative crowd of 41,166. What else? The famous "Curse of the Billy Goat" is referenced, with an image of the goat buried in the inner band. I think it will prove to be a nice benefit to the fans.
In the ninth inning, Barraclough struck out pinch-hitter Mike Freeman to start the inning, but he couldn't get past Haniger, who laced the double into the gap. He added a two-run single in the fourth and worked a bases-loaded walk in a two-run eighth inning. Mariners reliever Tony Zych, in his second appearance since being activated from the disabled list, threw a scoreless eighth inning, striking out two.
Lowry, who had four points in Game 1, led all first-half scorers with 17 points. "When I woke up this morning I didn't know", Ibaka said. "He's human. "He's trying to get back as quick as he can", Snyder said. Ibaka made a jumper to put Toronto up three but Antetokounmpo answered with a 3-pointer, tying it at 100-all with 2:03 left.
Leicester's European tour has come to an end - but what a journey it's been. "But from a sporting point of view we are definitely competitive". Atletico took the lead on the night in the 26th minute through Saul Niguez. They never let their heads drop. This may be the last Champions League night at the King Power for some time - and if it is, Leicester City made sure it left plenty to remember them by.
Steven Wright's First Annual Home Run Derby with the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday night was fun and all, but it's concerning, even if Porcello liked the act (he did his best to duplicate the debacle two days later against the Tampa Bay Rays ).
IN (which plays Atlanta) and Chicago (which plays Brooklyn) control their destinies. Detroit, Miami, Charlotte and Dallas made the playoffs last season, and didn't qualify this season. "That being said, I do understand it". "I do think we've seen a sufficient sample size". Atlanta, which will head to Washington to open a playoff series this weekend and is locked into the No.
Guy Laurence, who left the top job last October, started focusing on the company's customer service quality shortly after he started as CEO in 2013. While he did not explicitly reveal his plan for Rogers, he cited areas he's prioritized over his career: namely, customer service, which he was credited for improving at Telus.
John Terry has made 713 appearances for Chelsea since the defender made his debut for the Blues in 1998. Apart from being the league's most consistent defender, Terry has advanced to be the finest of all captains in the history of England football.
Since the turn of the year Luis Enrique's side have banged in four or more goals in a match on nine occasions. To their disadvantage the pitch at the Camp Nou usually plays large and fast, and Juve will need to be up to full fitness in addition to their organisational abilities should they hope to be successful.
When Stephens went through the drive-thru, the employee at the first window recognized him. State police Major William Teper Jr. said the trooper who bumped Stephens' auto "saw him pull the gun out and shoot himself". Within a day, authorities expanded the search nationwide and offered a $50,000 reward for information leading to his capture. State police say Steve Stephens was spotted Tuesday morning by state police in Erie County, in the state's northwest corner.
We are outside of the bus, Marc [Bartra] gets driven away in an ambulance, and we are informed about the decision. "But one shouldn't forget that we are human beings". He has been back in training since Sunday and will play against Frankfurt, Tuchel said . Dortmund's players were shaken up after the attack. German Chancellor Angela Merkel called the attack "repulsive".
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. Madrid, winners of the competition in two of the past three seasons, welcome Bayern to the Bernabeu for the return meeting next Tuesday. Mbappe netted inside 20 minutes before an own goal by Sven Bender made it 2-0 at half time.
We think about them [Dortmund] of course but we have to carry on and that will happen". Dortmund coach Thomas Tuchel angrily accused UEFA of treating the bomb attack as if a "beer can" had been thrown and claimed they were informed by text message that they would have to play their Champions League game.
With Tom Savage set to be Houston's starting QB in 2017, a first-round QB certainly makes sense for the Texans. You could do a cut up of 15 to 20 throws, you'll see him nearly identical to a Matt Stafford-type flow throw, off platform, off balance, ridiculous arm strength, put the ball right where he wants to put it.
Sanchez played a part in Arsenal's match-winner; his cross was chested down by Aaron Ramsey to Ozil, who sealed three vital points in the 71st minute. The defeat leaves Boro six points from safety, with only six matches left to play, while Arsenal snapped a four-match losing streak on the road in the top flight.
The Marlins (8-6) recorded their fourth win in five games. SEATTLE (AP ) For the second time in three days, the Miami Marlins' bullpen let a no-hitter fall a few outs short of completion. Chen (2-0) did the heavy lifting Tuesday, silencing the Mariners by staying around the edge of the strike zone. Back-to-back base hits for the Marlins in the top of the second and Miami manager Don Mattingly then forgot he was playing in an American League park.
But until that time, it appears that the Patriots and Butler are far enough apart that he won't be joining the team for any work that is not required of him. Butler was hoping for the Saints to hand him an offer sheet, but it never came, as New Orleans is rumored to be planning to acquire him via a trade. The Chiefs went 12-4 last season and lost to the Pittsburgh Steelers in the divisional round of the playoffs after winning the second seed in the conference as the AFC West champions.
The 2021 West Regional will be hosted by the Mountain West Conference at the Pepsi Center in Denver. It also played host in 1995. Landing the NCAA Tournament for 2018 and 2021 is not just good news for basketball fans, but for businesses in downtown Wichita.
Grizzlies, down 2-0 in the series, come back home to Memphis for games three and four. Fizdale was displaying the passion and good sense that got him the job in Memphis after his assistant coaching stint with the Heat. "That's unacceptable, that was unprofessional". After calling it "huge" for the team's confidence, he then went off on a tangent, ripping into the officiating and how Leonard had more free throws than his entire team, despite being a team that is more aggressive closer to the ...
But I think Juve will have their chances, so our objective is to score five . With Sergio Busquets back in the side, we expect Barcelona to play a more balanced game, controlling proceedings in a more efficient manner in a reported 3-4-3 formation.