IN scored 37 points in the first quarter, falling just short of a season high (39), then matched that 37 in the second quarter for its highest first-half total of the season. "We take away some of these easy baskets we're giving up, and these games might be a little different". Cleveland Cavaliers' Kevin Love (0) shoots over Indiana Pacers' Thaddeus Young (21) in the first half in Game 2 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Monday, April 17, 2017, in Cleveland .
Following Game 2, Memphis coach David Fizdale went on a rant complaining about the lack of foul calls for his team. From then on, the Grizzlies never looked back. Fizdale was fined $30,000 for his comments about the officiating after Game 2. He listed off plenty of numbers and metrics that had to do with free-throws as his evidence, ending his press conference slamming his hand on the table and saying, "take that for data!".
Through much of the first two games and essentially all of Game 3, Montreal forced NY into neutral-zone dumps, most of which were cleared easily. "I still think we could be a little better in the third period", Nash said. "I saw it, but still I didn't get my arm up", Lundqvist said later after making 23 saves. Price stopped a slap shot by Michael Grabner about 6 minutes in, and then made a glove save on Derek Stepan with 5:45 left .
That happens to be a big "if" for the Swans as they now find themselves in the Premier League drop zone with just five games left to play, having picked up just a single point in their last six league matches. Clement admits it has been hard to identify the reasons for Swansea's slide after overseeing such a dramatic turnaround at the start of his tenure.
Granted, Boston was not locked in as any kind of favorite out of the Eastern Conference, but especially after their Game 1 victory and some promising play into the follow-up contest, the Bruins surely could not have seen themselves falling into a 3-1 series hole.
Meanwhile, Barcelona coach Luis Enrique said Juventus deserved to go through after his side were wasteful in the quarterfinal second leg last night. Neymar also won four tackles, more than any Barcelona teammate, and his four chances created is also a higher tally than any player wearing blue and red.
The 19-year-old, held without a point in Games 1 and 2, sped through the neutral zone with speed and fired a shot that ricocheted off John Carlson, Schmidt's face and Matthews' body before finally hitting Holtby. "And then [Monday night] I thought they did". The event capped an exciting weekend of sports in the New England city that also included an National Basketball Association postseason game between the Boston Celtics and Chicago Bulls and a weekend home stand for the Boston Red Sox.
UEFA rescheduled the game for the following day, prompting Tuchel to accuse the organization of reacting as if someone " had thrown a beer on our coach " rather than blow up the team's bus. Members of Dortmund's squad - including Nuri Sahin and Julian Weigl - admitted after the match that the attack had an impact on their performance.
Our offensive aggressiveness will carry over to defense". He was a big reason Hayward scored just 15.8 points on 38.1 percent shooting in three games against the Clippers in the regular season . Gobert made several attempts to get back to game by trying to stand up and taking short crawls but failed. The first time All-Star is struggling, to say the least, to get good looks and drain them.
To be fair, any franchise that lost Kevin Durant (not to mention Serge Ibaka) was going to suffer. He shot 17-43 in the game, good for 39 percent but only made three field goals in the fourth quarter on 17 attempts. After all, Westbrook scored 49 points with Beverley playing at Houston back on January 5. I understand that Singler may be better on defense over McDermott, but the Rockets are certainly not a defensive powerhouse and you need to match fire with fire.
Rojo, meanwhile, was stretchered off earlier in the game after a challenge on his knee. Asked if Romero is now the club's confirmed first choice for the rest of the European campaign, Mourinho said, "No, he's not my goalkeeper for the Europa League .
The Patriots organization, however, says that the photos are misleading. Trump claimed he saw a crowd that "looked like a million and a half people" and White House spokesman Sean Spicer claimed the "dishonest" media framed the photos to make the president's crowd look smaller.
So here are a few takeaways from Wednesday's loss. Portland would bear down in the middle minutes Rebounds came easier as the Warriors missed a raft of jumpers. Lillard had one particularly rough sequence in which he walked down court and jacked a 30-footer early in the clock that missed badly. Defensively the Warriors smothered the Blazers by daring Portland to shoot open 3-pointers.
Mourinho asked for Chris Smalling, who also has a knee problem, and Phil Jones, who is nursing a toe injury, to step up for the team's cause. Meanwhile, ex-United physio Matty Radcliffe told sundayworld.com that Ibrahimovic will be fortunate to escape a lengthy spell on the sidelines, with an injury that looks set to sideline the 35-year-old striker for an extended period.
For instance, even though they should have spent the third period trying to protect a two-goal lead, Columbus was more than happy to trade chances with Mike Sullivan's squad. Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist, coming off a playoff career-high 54 saves in Game 2, stopped 26 shots in this one. The Penguins now lead 3-1 in the best-of-seven series, which returns to Pittsburgh for Game 5 on Thursday night.
He also worked with the Jordan national team for two games, but was last a manager in England with QPR , who he left in 2015 after guiding them to promotion to the Premier League at the first attempt. If I can not help the team, it is better I leave and let someone else do that. Harry Redknapp, one of English soccer's most charismatic coaches, was back in management at age 70 on Tuesday when he was hired by relegation-threatened second-tier team Birmingham.
Football hooligans around the world are fighting in the stands, brawling in the streets and generally causing mayhem wherever they go. Genesio is tipped to opt for a 4-2-3-1 formation with Nabil Fekir playing as a number ten behind Alexandre Lacazette and between wide men Mathieu Valbuena and Rachid Ghezzal.
Rooney missed that match with an ankle injury and hasn't played for United since their 0-0 English Premier League draw with West Brom, at the start of the month. The Portuguese tactician was hailed by most of the squad after United's convincing 2-0 win over Chelsea on Sunday. "We have felt that kind of performance coming", said the versatile England global, United's captain against Chelsea .
The police spokesperson said the injured persons are now receiving treatment at the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital. The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company has not commented on the incident, but authorities have said it is illegal to erect structures under high-tension cables.
Jimmy Butler again led the way for the eighth-seeded Bulls with 22 points, with some help from Robin Lopez (18 points, 8 rebounds) and a rejuvenated Dwyane Wade (22 points) and Rajon Rondo (11 points, 14 assists). The player known as "IT" chose to play, and it was his team that let him down as listless and getting out rebounded by the Bulls on the way to a 106-102 shocker.
Rose hit a good putt but read just too much break into it and watched his ball slide past the right edge, and Garcia did exactly the same, sending them into the first Masters play-off since Adam Scott pipped Angel Cabrera in 2013. "It's incredible to do it on Seve's 60th birthday and to join him and Olazabal, my two idols in golf", Garcia said. "I hit good third and fourth shots and I needed to because I knew I could do what I did on 14 and 15", Garcia said.
Sashi Brown, the executive VP of football operations for the Browns, downplayed the notion that his team was never all that interested in acquiring him when they traded with the Houston Texans in March. "He's done a good job coming in the first couple days, a positive young man who has some ability and talent". "We feel good about where we are going to be and who we're going to pick there".
Asensio, 21, confirmed his status as one of Europe's most exciting young talents with a virtuoso solo goal to round off the scoring after Ronaldo's hat-trick. Lionel Messi is enduring the worst El Clasico run of his career as Barcelona prepare to face Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu on Sunday. They also have to play fourth-placed Sevilla in the penultimate round of matches and go to Deportivo where they so often struggle to get results.
Messi missed a golden opportunity to put Barca ahead in the 19th minute when Luis Suarez directed the ball into the path of the Argentine superstar who uncharacteristically pulled his left-foot shot wide of the goal from the middle of the area.
Relieved Jose Mourinho declared his trust in Marcus Rashford repaid as the striker's extra time victor kept alive Manchester United's hopes of Champions League football next season, through the Europa League back door. "I knew him like everyone else, what he could say, what people said about him, but I immediately liked him". "I just feel that when a player reaches a certain level, it doesn't make a lot of sense to drop levels", he said.
We have belief in ourselves, because scoring three goals against Barcelona and keeping a clean sheet at the Nou Camp shows we are a great team. After last week's 3-0 victory in Turin, it was Juve's attackers who were drawing the plaudits specifically Paulo Dybala, who scored twice.
In her later races, no subterfuge was necessary. During Monday's race, Hasay wore her late mother's engagement ring, whom she spoke about during the post-race press conference. You know, we laugh about it now because it's so amusing when a girl is saved by her burly boyfriend. But. Kathrine is just one of a handful of courageous women who entered races when it was forbidden, but what makes her so special is what she's done with her notoriety.
When asked about the initial prognosis, Mourinho said it was, "Fairly negative". "The same way I know the players much better now and the players should know me also much better now". "But he needs to give me things that I like". "I can say priority for Sergio to play in the Europa League, yes, but we had some matches when David played".
Chelsea's all-time top goalscorer Lampard won three league titles at Stamford Bridge, and said Conte's men must forget their latest setback as they did the 3-0 defeat at Arsenal in September, with the Blues bouncing back from that loss to win 13 games in a row.
Butler and four other Bulls finished in double figures in the high-scoring game, both teams shot more than 85 times in the game. For the Celtics, Isaiah Thomas was the team's top scorer with 20 points, while Marcus Smart (13 points, 8 rebounds) kept the team in the game with some gritty offensive and defensive plays.
Hinch said . "He did both of those tonight". He struck out five and rebounded after allowing five runs in 4 1/3 innings in his last outing. Beltran's home run Thursday came with one out and the first inning off Matt Shoemaker (0-1), and Marisnick's second homer this season made it 2-0 in the fifth.
We're going in there and trying to extend this and it will show if you're not playing with that mindset. One thing I do know is that we had a huge half-time deficit and were able to come back and win the game. They were playing great, I don't think we were making them uncomfortable, I don't think we were being physical with them. However, if the Pacers don't do a better job on the defensive end, there might not be no saving them.
Coming off their defeat to Juventus in Champions League, Barcelona aren't completely out of options, and they will take the case to the RFEF's Court of Arbitration for Sport on Friday as their last recourse. And the total opposite happened as we went there and drew 3-3 and I think we deserved to win. But on Sunday, all eyes will be on El Clasico. "Knowing the situation we are in, we go to Madrid wanting to win that game", Rakitic added.
Westbrook has the better stats than Harden but the latter has led his team to the third-best record in the league. Westbrook has already clinched his triple-double average for the season - now posting 31.7 points, 10.7 rebounds, and 10.4 assists per game - and is also on track to lead the league in scoring.
Because without it, they would find themselves in a 3-0 series deficit, something that no team has ever been able to fully overcome to advance in a playoff series. CELTICS GUARD Isaiah Thomas said the days since his younger sister was killed in a auto crash have been the hardest of his life. That rubs off on all the other guys.