The Rockets star is on a historic pace for points produced, scoring or assisting on 56.3 points per game, with the all-time single-season record set by Tiny Archibald in 1972-73 close by at 56.8. Harden and Westbrook have seemingly separated themselves as the top contenders for this season's MVP award. Westbrook's victor from about 36 feet cam after Nikola Jokic missed a runner on the other end that would have put the game out of reach.
I prefer the pressure to fight for the title. The kid played fantastic. He added: "I'm just concentrating on each game and when the manager calls on me, I will give 100 per cent and look to play as well as I can". "I think it was nearly flawless", Herrera said. April 17 (ANI): Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has admitted that his side deserved to lose their Premier League clash against Manchester United as the latter "showed more desire, more ambition and more motivation".
Before the cheers of joy at the Stadium of Light , there were jeers at manager Moyes who was the subject of "Moyes out" chants. Just as worrying, Borini's brazen celebration in front of his manager and his post-match interview which talked of discord and a lack of unity in the dressing room suggests there are wider issues than just bad results.
The Mariners got one run back later in the inning when Volquez threw a two-out wild pitch with the bases loaded but stranded two runners in scoring position when Taylor Motter flied out to left. But here's the two-part kicker: 1) the injury to Drew Smyly really messed with the team's already thin pitching plans at the big-league level; and 2) The M's owe Gallardo $9 million this season whether he pitches or not.
With Bottas leading a tight train of five drivers early in the race, Vettel opted for the undercut, pitting for new super softs on Lap 10, with Red Bull's Max Verstappen following suit from fourth place shortly after. McLaren was once a proud team like Ferrari is now, but with no points from three races it is a long way off from turning the corner. Then Ferrari blinked first and pitted Vettel with Bottas, who led the opening phase of the race, slowing up the chasing pack.
Should Blackburn and Nottingham Forest both win on Saturday, Birmingham would slip into the bottom three before Redknapp's first match in charge, which is a trip to local rivals Villa on Sunday. "I am going to live up there until the end of the season". City are in 20th place, three points above the relegation positions to the third-tier League One with just three games remaining.
He said: "I think we have had very good performances - Arsenal here, Tottenham here, when we played really well". Chelsea's previous 10 point gap has now been narrowed down to just four. We will (have to) be good to finish on top of the table and it (would also) mean we deserve it. "He had a very good game at Stamford Bridge in the FA Cup, exactly the same chance to score, because he is faster than their defenders".
Game 3 will be held in Chicago. It would be easy to assume the Bulls were the top-seeded team with conference finals aspirations, and the Celtics were the team that sneaked into the playoffs. But then again, it is the Bulls who have the playoff experience and players like Rajon Rondo , Dwayne Wade and Jimmy Butler playing the inspired ball the Celtics are struggling to find so far in these playoffs.
Dan Bylsma was sacked Thursday by the Buffalo Sabres as part of a housecleaning by owner Terry Pegula. FILE - In this March 5, 2017, file photo, Buffalo Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma expresses himself to an official during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Pittsburgh Penguins, in Pittsburgh.
Chelsea worry that Diego Costa's head was turned by prospective big money offers from China, . However, according to The Sun , European giants Juventus would also like to sign the Brazilian-born forward. The 28-year-old would like to return to Atletico Madrid, where Antoine Griezmann could depart for Manchester United. "I can only say that we are still working on the deal [to sign Costa].
Nor do they. If he executes his pitches, he's going to have a good night. The rain eventually stopped, and the party resumed. "There was a lot of little nuance in that game today, but without that defense, it doesn't look anything like that".
Wall's 12-of-15 free throw shooting, for one, can speak at that. "When my number is called, I just have to be ready", he said. "If we're going to jostle the whole series, then that's what it's going to be", Morris said. Morris, who had 21 points over 38 minutes in Game 1, had three in 20 in Game 2. There were periods when the Wizards just couldn't make a shot, causing their offense to stagnate and the Hawks took advantage.
Needed to start the second half after J.R. Smith's left hamstring tightened up, Shumpert provided scoring, defensive pressure on Paul George and some attitude as Cleveland survived another late rally by IN for a 117-111 win to take a 2-0 lead IN their Eastern Conference series.
Their second string lost 5-0 in Porto in December but this time they came up against a force in Atletico whose game management rendered the Foxes impotent in the first half. It was nearly a pleasure to compete against them." Leicester's desire to make the most of the occasion was clear from the start, pyrotechnics greeting the players as they came out while fans twirled blue, white and gold foil flags distributed by the club".
Three "serious explosions" went off by Dortmund's team bus Tuesday as the players were about to head to the stadium for the Champions League quarterfinal against AS Monaco. "But we are still investigating that", a police source told the newspaper. Had the bombs been detonated even one second earlier, many people would have been seriously injured and some may have been killed, Bild am Sonntag claimed.
I still think we haven't played our best game yet", Karlsson said after Game 3. Only a handful of players went on the ice after a team meeting and video session at Boston's practice facility in the nearby suburb Brighton, Mass. But just before that, Ryan had taken a high shot at an off-balance Nash. A poor start was made even worse just 25 seconds later, as a breakdown in front of Rask led to Ottawa's second goal of the night.
His 12th goal of the season did not part lips in wonderment nor spark mass extolment on social media like his previous one, but Roberto Firmino's header at West Bromwich Albion was as emphatic as his 25-yard stunner away to Stoke. In fact, if the top 6 were its own mini-league, they'd be in first. Mourinho said: "Normally you win the title if you are 22 matches unbeaten and we are struggling to finish top four".
Far from a one-hit wonder, White was one of the NFL's most improved players in 2016. James White reportedly is now signed through 2020. White is coming off a career high in carries (39) and rushing yards (166), but did most of his damage in the passing game as the Patriots' third-down back, recording 60 receptions for 551 yards and five touchdowns.
Sergio Garcia finally showed he has what it takes to win a major, and he has a green jacket to prove it. "I put myself in position pretty much all day. When Tiger Woods won the 2001 Masters, the board members of Augusta National elected to make some changes to try and level the playing field. Three-times Masters victor Phil Mickelson (73) had two late bogeys and was a further shot back along with former champions Jordan Spieth and Australian Adam Scott, who both posted 69.
Pochettino believes Kane is as influential to Tottenham as Messi is to La Liga title-holder Barcelona, saying it is insane to question the 23-year-old's importance at White Hart Lane following three successive victories in his absence. " What Harry means for the team is a massive boost for us and it's fantastic news ", the coach added. "His character is unbelievable". Hugo Lloris returns between the posts to replace Michel Vorm , while Kieran Trippier and Vincent Janssen come in for Kyle ...
Little over a month after producing the greatest comeback in Champions League history, Barcelona needs another special turnaround as it faces Juventus in the second leg of their quarterfinal on Wednesday. The 33-year-old played for Barcelona for eight seasons between 2008 and 2016, making close to 400 appearances for the Camp Nou side, winning the Champions League on three occasions.
Just four games into his return from a knee injury, Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant will miss Wednesday's Game 2 action against the Portland Trail Blazers. "So give them credit for playing well defensively, but I certainly know we can play better offense than we did". "For me, it's just going to make me raise the level of my game because I take [Green's trash talk] as a challenge", Lillard said after his team's 121-109 loss.
Jones previously stated he may look to rest some of his senior players if they miss out on Lions selection, but Steve Borthwick has indicated that Hartley will be present for the two Tests. "We believe that Sam's experience and leadership qualities make him an obvious choice as captain". Jamie George - his understudy with England - was preferred, along with fellow hookers Ken Owens and Rory Best.
The Brazilian attacker put in a strong showing, setting the tone with and without the ball for Liverpool, and nearly everything good on display for the Reds on Sunday afternoon involved Firmino, who has stepped up his game in the absence of Sadio Mané, Adam Lallana, and Jordan Henderson.
The Rockets' front man missed all six of the 3-pointers he took in the first half - including an airball on his first shot of the day - but he absolutely feasted inside against the normally stout Thunder backline, scoring 18 points on 9-of-13 shooting in the paint.
Is there anyone in the Trump administration who is paying attention to the movements of the United States military? More than a week after reports first emerged that the aircraft carrier and its accompanying ships were headed toward the peninsula amid fears North Korea may conduct another nuclear test, Navy photos from Saturday show Vinson operating almost 3,500 miles away, off Indonesia.
Hernandez hanged himself utilizing a bedsheet that he attached to his cell window", read the statement. Kennedy says it is unclear what assets Hernandez still has. Because he had not exhausted his appeals, the murder conviction will be vacated under a MA legal principle that dates to pre-Revolutionary War times .
But when you are only giving up two goals in each game played, it's hard to fault the goaltender for the team's struggles. The most frustrating thing about this series is that the best players for Minnesota in the regular season have made little to no impact through the first three games.
Sunderland manager David Moyes defended his credentials as a Premier League match victor after he was jeered by some sections of the home crowd during Saturday's 2-2 draw with West Ham United. "Behind the scenes, the feeling in the dressing room before the game was good", Cattermole told the Sunderland Echo . We are a team. He's a great lad, and he's worked really hard.
That number does not include Jamie Roberts, who was rumoured to be included on Tuesday while England have the strongest contingent of 16 but there is no room for their captain Dylan Hartley, Joe Launchbury or Chris Robshaw, who missed the Six Nations through injury.
The visitors from Madrid ensured the first promising chance of the game when Bayern goalkeeper Manuel Neuer had to tip Karim Benzema's header on the bar with 18 minutes played. The Wales global was taken off in the 59th minute of the holders' Champions League quarter-final first-leg victory at the Allianz Arena on Wednesday.
Mumbai Indians have a great ever start in the IPL season, they won 4 out of their 5 matches and standing on the 3rd position in the points table. Also the Indore pitch has favoured the team batting second as all four matches played here were won by the chasing side.
Rajon Rondo helped the Chicago Bulls thrash the Boston Celtics 111-97 in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals Tuesday night, and he also delivered a dose of reality to the home team in the midst of the blowout. "He messes up your first option and then he knows the second option". He knows your second option. They'll call the Celtics a "fake 1 seed" and patronizingly explain to us how the playoffs are different than the regular season.
It was initially reported that Hernandez committed suicide by hanging himself with a bedsheet from a window in his cell. Fallon said he was not aware of any suicide note. The New England Patriots learned of former tight end Aaron Hernandez's apparent suicide as they prepared to go to the White House to celebrate their fifth Super Bowl title.
Williams' spokeswoman, Kelly Bush Novak , ended any doubts in an email to the Associated Press . Serena Williams, the world's highest paid female athlete, announced her engagement to Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian last December. The next Grand Slam tournament this year is the French Open, which starts in May. The Belgian player Kim Clijsters retired and had a child before coming back at age 26 and winning three Grand Slam titles as a mother.