Rondo's night ended with 11 points and 14 assists on a night when all five Bulls starters reached double figures. Chicago Bulls point guard Rajon Rondo (9) is guarded by Boston Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas (4) during the third quarter in game two of the first round of the 2017 NBA Playoffs at TD Garden.
As a result, the Bulls will take the floor tonight for Game 3 in the United Center missing a player who has been pivotal in their 2-0 series edge over the Celtics. The rotation has been inconsistent in the first two games of the series, but that have given Stevens a much better idea of what may or may not work as they try to adjust.
Whether he returns to the lineup will likely be another game-time decision. The over/under total for the game is listed at 5 goals. He generally appeared tentative when he had the puck, as the Senators consistently clamped down on him and gave him little space to operate on offense.
But Bulls guard Dwyane Wade said his team must be prepared for the Celtics to open up the book on the Bulls' flaws. "I don't know whether the Celtics have the personnel to stop these guys when they're on the same page, which they seem to be right now".
But they are still exceedingly good even if they're buoyed only by the Big Three plus Iguodala, and against a team like Portland, it was no problem at all. Again, Golden State did it on defense - holding the Blazers to 12 points in the third. Portland, however, had 19 giveaways, off which the Warriors scored 20 points.
IN needs to do a better job of containing the Cavs big three, who put up 89 points on them on Sunday, and according to their star Paul George , the team needs to be more aggressive. A lot of it is just his heart and his competitiveness", George said. After trailing 74-49 at halftime, James helped spur a rally that cut the deficit to 77-62.
In this moment, Eric Bailly played six matches in a row, and we lost Marcos Rojo, we don't have [Phil] Jones or [Chris] Smalling, we are in trouble and now we lose Zlatan too. Coming over from Paris St-Germain on a free transfer last summer, Ibrahimovic has also spent time with Malmo, Ajax, Juventus, Inter, Barcelona and Milan.
With the Marlins trailing the Mariners by six runs in the 9th inning, Ichiro came up to the plate and clubbed a solo shot to right-center field. PADRES 1, DIAMONDBACKS 0: Jhoulys Chacin pitched eight scoreless innings and Erick Aybar hit a homer to lift the Padres to a win over the Diamondbacks.
Trailing 1-0 at the start of the second period, it only took 2:26 for NY to draw even on Zuccarello's power-play goal. The Rangers will now await the victor of the Ottawa Senators and Boston Bruins, before kicking off the second round. Alexander Radulov tussled with Rangers captain Ryan McDonagh in front of the Canadiens goal about 5 minutes in. Shaw has yet to register a point and is a minus-2 with seven penalty minutes through five games.
Guardiola arrived at City having won at least one trophy each season in four spectacular years at Barcelona and three years at Bayern Munich. But the fact the contract extension story was leaked a month ago and it's still unsigned makes it clear there are enough people on the board who are unsure about him.
While Robinson isn't the answer (sorry, Nate), the Bulls will need to find someone to replicate Rondo's production while the point guard recovers from a fractured thumb. The Celtics led by as many as 20 points in the second quarter, but they connected on only 5-of-22 shots from the field as the Bulls almost erased the deficit.
United, who were the better side throughout, had a chance to open the scoring after just six minutes after a loose ball feel to the impressive Marcus Rashford who scuffed his shot wide. "Eric Bailly and Marcos Rojo deserve a special mention because they play absolutely every game non-stop since the injuries of Chris Smalling and Phil Jones".
Oh, and by the way: Westbrook is averaging a triple-double so far in the playoffs (35.0 points, 11.3 rebounds, 10.3 assists per game). Back in the day of Dwight Howard , the Rockets would spend the first few minutes of the game pounding the ball into him to try and get him going.
Columbus captain Nick Foligno did not play due to a lower-body injury announced following pregame warmups. Goaltending was a major factor in this series but not at all in the way it was expected. The first period often sets the game and shifts the dominance to a certain team right away. "I want them to be able to put that on and just jam with it, so they can feel good about themselves", he said.
The Portugal worldwide was presented with a commemorative shirt by Real president Florentino Perez on Thursday to mark the accomplishment, and told the club's official website: "It's a great honour to reach 100 goals in Europe". However, we're happy with our performance. "He doesn't feel so good, we hope it's nothing major", he said. Sometimes we score, sometimes we do not. Hopefully, it will be another great game and that Real Madrid can demonstrate they can win the Champions League and a ...
The Gunners slumped to a 3-0 loss at the hands of relegation threatened Palace and it left the north London club with a small chance of finishing inside the top-four places this season. The sixth-placed Arsenal did not manage a shot on target in a poor second half, though they had 72 per cent possession. "We thought we'd bounced back well against Manchester City and West Ham at home, but tonight that wasn't us at all".
Though there has been some recent back-and-forth about the possibility of the Browns taking a quarterback with the first pick, or trading down, since they need, roughly, one of everything, there are also some hints that the pick, in a de facto sense, could already be in for Texas A&M defensive end Myles Garrett.
In 2014, it was in the conference finals. NY took control of this series with its win in Game 5, but to avoid Game 7 on the road, the Rangers will need to lock things up on Saturday. The latter duo each received seven minutes of penalties. Emelin's goal came exactly 1:28 after Max Pacioretty fought Jimmy Vesey. Lundqvist outbattled Carey Price as he held the Canadiens to 11 goals over six games.
DeAndre Jordan and Blake Griffin led the way in crushing the Jazz's interior defense with a flurry of dunks and layups. "It's probably one of the most important games we've had all year", he said. However, despite building double-digit leads on several occasions, they couldn't shake the Jazz until late in the contest. His teammates understand the constraints Redick is under, but they still see benefits for the rest of the team when Redick continues to run the court and force the Jazz to ...
Sunderland are now 10 points adrift of safety, and only a miraculous run of form would stop them dropping out of the Premier League. "It's going to take me a couple of games", said the Nigerian forward to the Sunderland Echo . Despite this, since being reunited with former boss Sam Allardyce at Palace, the London side have lost only two games, one of which came in a 4-0 hammering against Sunderland .
And now their series against Montreal is even. Alexander Radulov had a goal and an assist, and the Montreal Canadiens used a suffocating defense to beat the New York Rangers 3-1 in Game 3 of their first-round series at Madison Square Garden on Sunday night.
The co-founder of Reddit and his fiance are expecting their first child, the couple has engaged last December. Next Monday she is due to go back to number one, despite only having played two ranking tournaments outside the Grand Slams in the last twelve months, plus the Olympics.
New footage reportedly shot at HMP Moorland in Hatfield Doncaster, where the ex-England star is behind bars, shows him boasting about "banging" two big-name celebrities to the delight of fellow lags. Johnson, laughing, replied that other prisoners had been convicted of offences with "12-year-olds and got 13 months and that". Johnson tells pals that his playing days in England are over because of "do-gooders" who won't give him a "second chance".
The France global, who is set to skipper Spurs in their FA Cup semi-final clash against Chelsea on Saturday (22 April), believes the bond between him and Pochettino is hard to find and is confident the former Espanyol boss can establish Tottenham firmly among Europe's elite over the next few seasons.
Butler scored 30 points, grabbed nine rebounds and dished out three assists as the Bulls defeated the Celtics 106-102. Rondo lit up TD Garden in Games 1 and 2, averaging 11.5 points, 10 assists, 8.5 rebounds and 3.5 steals as Chicago took a 2-0 series lead over the top-seeded Celtics.
It's crunch time for the Minnesota Wild . While the Wild did not score on the power play in the second, they did take a 2-0 lead on Martin Hanzal's snap shot from the slot that beat Allen to the blocker side at 16:41. "But our goal was to advance in the playoffs and for our group to continue to grow and have a chance to keep competing for a Stanley Cup, and that's what we have right now".
He's coming back with his happiness and we are so happy he's back again. "All the squad are going to travel as a group to Wembley so he will be part of that". A minority of supporters have been calling for Wenger to go after a poor run of form saw the Gunners drop out of the Premier League title race and eliminated from the Champions League with a 10-2 aggregate loss to Bayern Munich.
Arguably their best player and legitimate Defensive Player of the Year contender, Rudy Gobert is the key to any success the Jazz might have in the postseason. According to the study , the Jazz would've won nine more games with a fully healthy roster. This was against a Los Angeles team supposedly taking a step toward contention this season.
Certainly Talbot does not bear sole responsibility for the loss because he had no appreciable defensive help. McDavid didn't get a point, Cam Talbot got chased from the game in the second period and Leon Draisaitl , who has one shot in four playoff games, got tossed for spearing Chris Tierney in the groin.
Chelsea will now face the winners of Sunday's semi-final match-up between Manchester City and Arsenal in the final on Saturday the 27 of May. But Spurs top scorer, Harry Kane equalised for the north London club with a header off a Christian Eriksen cross.
United didn't put a timeframe on the Swedish striker's recovery. Speaking after the Anderlecht game, Mourinho said " we are in trouble " with the fact that key players will not be able to help the team for the remaining games this season plus " in this moment, Eric Bailly played six matches in a row " which means the Ivorian requires a rest but can not be dropped due to the lack of other options.
IN will need all of its leaders to play well to extend this series as long as possible. LeBron just did that in the second HALF . When you look at the game , the Pacers started off extremely well, as they scored 74 points in the first half - one of their better first half's of the season.
Edmonton 1, San Jose 0: Zack Kassian scored midway through the third period, Cam Talbot made 23 saves in his second straight shutout and the Oilers beat the Sharks in San Jose, California, in Game 3 of their first-round series. "I just wanted them to see what it was like to win a playoff game with this team together", he said. After a lackluster end to the season and a flat Game 1, the Jackets played with aggression.
The 30-year-old is now on a season long loan at Italian outfit Torino - having been told by his parent club Manchester City that he is surplus to requirements. Games between the two teams have been goal-packed in recent years, with both scoring in the fixture in every meeting since 2005. They have also missed the influence of captain Jordan Henderson, whose foot injury means that he has not played since February 11.
In game three of the playoffs, the Milwaukee Bucks took an early lead against the Toronto Raptors and never let it go. It was a harsh, but perhaps necessary playoff lesson for Milwaukee . As has been the case all season, when they believe they can do it, their teammates believe they can do it; and of course, we then do too. This is Game 4.