Russell Westbrook notched his second consecutive triple-double to lift the Thunder to a 115-113 win over the Rockets on Friday night. Semaj Christon was used as Russell Westbrook's backup at point guard. "It was a little bit short". But we've got to step up for him. "We'll address it and try to get it better , because we've got to play the whole 48 (minutes) like we did the last 24, and the last two games we have not done that".
His ability to press the opposition defenders, link up the attacking play and create space for his teammates sees him now leading the Reds to next season's Champions League . Joe Gomez could make his first Premier League appearance of the season, having fully recovered from cruciate knee ligament damage suffered in October 2015.
Conte responded by sending for the cavalry as Costa and Hazard came on for Willian and Batshuayi in the 61st minute, while Cesc Fabregas was introduced soon after. Tottenham arrived at Wembley assisted by the head of steam built up after closing Chelsea's lead in the Premier League title race to four points - but it was Antonio Conte's side who made the big statement of intent here at Wembley.
In the Times' story in print, which included just one photo, Patriots spokesman Stacey James said the reason fewer players showed up Wednesday than the 50 at the 2015 celebration was because numerous veteran players didn't see a reason to attend the second event in three years.
They showed more desire, more ambition, more motivation to win. "It is very simple and in this case the fault is with the coach". Chelsea's second defeat in four Premier League matches has coincided with some dazzling performances by Spurs, whose 4-0 demolition of Bournemouth on Saturday was their seventh consecutive league win.
The sellout crowd at the Mavericks' game against the Denver Nuggets - a battle of two teams eliminated from National Basketball Association playoff contention - was delighted to have a chance to cheer Romo. It doesn't always go the way you expect. And they wanted to see him out there so bad. He acknowledged before the game that he talked to Commissioner Adam Silver about signing Romo to an actual contract, one that would have permitted him to enter the game presumably in the final seconds.
Houston scored the next six points, but Oklahoma City answered with seven points in a row after that, with five from Westbrook, to extend the lead to 86-74 with about 3 minutes left in the quarter. The Wizards lost that series 4-2. This particular streak went a long way in helping the Wizards secure a playoff win. "We could have gotten that game", Dennis Schroder said.
In each of the last two seasons, LeBron and the Cavs faced Teague and the Hawks in the playoffs, sweeping them 4-0 both times. "We haven't taken advantage of the opportunities we've had, and we're paying the price for it right now". "We didn't make as much as we're capable of making, but the second half was a lot better for us offensively". "We needed everything from them". The first half was a little shaky.
In the long run, though, Brown might have benefited, and so might have the Nittany Lions. Harbaugh's first trip to Happy Valley as a coach came during a "White Out" game in 2015, though that was played during the afternoon - MI won, 28-16. The offense quieted following the sixth, as neither team was able to score until the Nittany Lions broke the shutout in the ninth. Meanwhile, Manny Bowen tied for honors on the Blue with four tackles and Koa Farmer broke up a pass.
He would come on in place of Willian in the 61st minute, and in the 75th minute he gave Chelsea its third lead of the game with his 15th goal of the season. The main talking point ahead of the tie was the omission of the starting duo, with the coach keeping an eye on Tuesday's Premier League clash against Southampton.
Aerially, the headline number is that Arsenal won 55% of the headed duels, but an a closer inspection shows Wenger's men lost three in their own penalty area and a further four within 30 yards of Emiliano Martinez's goal . I've managed over 1,000 games and we are not used to this, it's a big worry. "All we can do is apologise for that performance tonight I think they just wanted it more".
But Cobb gave up two in his first, the victim of some not particularly hard-hit but well-placed - especially against the Rays' shift - balls by the Red Sox. "It started to loosen up once he got off the field", Farrell said. "I expected he was going to swing at the first one". But the Red Sox scratched out the go-ahead run in the seventh inning on Sandy Leon's bases-loaded RBI groundout and held on for a 2-1 victory, Sale's first win with his new team.
Thiago Alcantara's low drive from the edge of the box drew Bayern level for the second time but despite late efforts and more than 70 percent possession they could not find a victor. "We have time to prepare ourselves and we will play better". Bayern finally made its 75 per cent possession count with Thiago equaliser from 17 metres out.
Rafael Nadal began his quest for a 10th title in the principality but was also made to work hard by Murray's compatriot Kyle Edmund - winning 6-0 5-7 6-3. The Spaniard faced a tricky tie with 14th seed Zverev, who was celebrating his 20th birthday on Thursday. "He's a complete player", Nadal said. Ramos-Vinolas won on his first match point when Cilic double-faulted.
However, his major error after the early knock-down was to charge forward, allowing Cormier - who recovered remarkably quickly - to attack the legs and bring the exchange into his territory. "The last couple have been tough", he said. "This is where he's from, I get it, but if it was me and I was in his situation, I wouldn't be here", Cormier said.
Rangers manager Pedro Caixinha: "(Assistant) Helder (Baptista) came to me just before the end of the warm-up and told me: "'Please, in your pre-match speech, don't be strong, don't be so tough. "He has that quality in front of goal and as soon he gets in a one-v-one and he twists and turns, there is only one outcome, and he has put it past the goalie before he has even moved - a fantastic goal ", said McLaughlan.
Gordon gave the Rockets their first lead with his three-pointer at the 8:07 mark of the fourth quarter at 96-94. The Atlanta Hawks ranked 22nd in the National Basketball Association in points scored this regular season. "I'm knocking down shots, and I was just being aggressive", he said. "If we gonna jostle the whole series, then that's what it's going to be". The Wizards' guards are going to carry the mail for them and Schroder needs to stop them.
Encarnacion added an RBI groundout for Cleveland after entering the game with one homer and two RBIs this season. In fact, the younger brother of Tyson Ross made a pair of starts in the minors leading up to this evening's outing, and it may have been detrimental to the right-hander, at least in terms of confidence and momentum, as he issued five runs (four earned) over 9 2/3 total innings.
The queen became the nation's longest reigning monarch in September 2015 when she surpassed her great-great grandmother, Queen Victoria. As per tradition, the King's Troop, Royal Horse Artillery staged a 41-gun salute in London's Hyde Park in honour of the Queen, who celebrated her birthday privately at Windsor Castle.
Read here how to watch Real Madrid v Barcelona in live streaming from your house completely free. Thereafter it was largely one-way traffic, as Thierry Henry (twice), Carles Puyol, Messi (twice) and Gerard Pique all scored to round off a thundering 6-2 victory behind enemy lines.
Real boss Zinedine Zidane made a raft of changes for this tie and he almost paid the price, only for Isco to secure his side a late victor. And a massive week for the club is rounded off by a potential title-decider against Barcelona on Sunday in El Clasico .
Despite outshooting the Bruins 18-10 through 40 minutes, the two teams were tied 3-3 going into the third and though it wasn't all Anderson's fault but he has to make a stop or two to give the Senators a chance especially at this time of year.
It was a half-breakaway. They were 1-for-6 in Game 1 , a 3-2 overtime victory, but went 0-for-6 in Game 2 and allowed two shorthanded goals. The Sharks came back and tied the game with just more than 15 minutes left in regulation. "I think we've seen one of each so far". "We understand what those guys can do", Pavelski told reporters after the game. McDavid, the NHL's regular-season scoring leader, scored his first National Hockey League playoff goal at the 10:31 mark, streaking down ...
Mourinho's much-changed side rallied in the circumstances and Rooney marked his return with a goal after Martial scored a fine opener at Burnley, triggering a €10m payment to Monaco and a 2-0 victory for United . I think it was a great result that we deserved. If they are safe thinking and they are surrounded by people with the same mentality they have, it is more time, more cautious.
Live stream is available on Fox Sports Go , which you can access with your cable or satellite subscription, either online or through the Fox Sports Go app. We are not happy, I can completely understand. Guardiola has also experimented with a back three at Barcelona, Bayern Munich and City, where he has struggled with as many defensive issues as Wenger at Arsenal .
Real Madrid are defending champions and Monaco the most "feisty" but Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon says that Atletico Madrid are the "trickiest". But things quickly changed in two decisive games against Bayern Munich in the Champions League quarterfinals, when the star forward scored five goals to keep alive Madrid's hopes of retaining the trophy.
This is the Indian's 16 career title and his second of the season, having started 2017 with the Chennai Open crown where India's Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan was his partner. In the semi-finals, Bopanna and Cuevas had defeated Romain Arneodo of Monaco and Hugo Nys of France in straight sets, while Feliciano and Marc Lopez had beaten Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut, the second seeds from France.
To us, this isn't a good question, because this strategy is much easier said than done. The Jazz ended up hanging tough, grinding out possession by possession, ending with playoff heroics from one of the most prolific one-on-one scorers of his generation, 16-year veteran "Iso" Joe Johnson .
Michy Batshuayi and Willian replaced Diego Costa and Eden Hazard, who started on the bench. "It is part of the season, whenever we play any game, it is important to have a player in your mind and make a decision", Conte said . Then Chelsea's return trip to Wembley for the final next month was secured by Matic in spectacular fashion, with Conte's side asserting its strength over Tottenham .
Cleveland notable: Through the first two games of this series , the Cavs are shooting a combined.545 (84-154) from the field, including.407 (24-59) from the three-point line. He's being double-teamed and trapped. "Everybody knows we (Stephenson and I) have a strong relationship". "We thought that before we got here, and I think that's evident".
Los Angeles' big 3 (Jordan, Griffin, Paul), combined for 10-13 for shooting and six rebounds just in the first quarter alone. Despite the Jazz losing center and leading rebounder Rudy Gobert in the opening 20 seconds of the Saturday game, they were able to dictate the tempo and prevail 97-95 on Joe Johnson's game-winning shot as time expired, ending the Clippers' seven-game winning streak.
He said a lot of good plays preceded his shot into a wide-open cage. Acciari muscled the puck into the net but the call on the ice was no goal. "You don't get many of those, but hey, it bounced on my stick tonight and happy that it did". The B's celebrated like they had won the game, but after a lengthy review (aren't they all lengthy?), the officials ruled that the goal did not count.
The event, the only Masters Murray has yet to make the finals, was his first after skipping Miami with a right elbow injury. Ramos-Vinolas moves on to play fifth-seed Marin Cilic, who knocked off Tomas Berdych 6-2, 7-6 (0) on Thursday. "I still had a bunch of chances, I guess both of us did really", Murray said. I need to decide now whether I go and try to get matches or whether I try to get myself in better shape physically, put as much work in as I can.
In his 50th City game, Guardiola picked an unchanged side for the first time and they were the more threatening in a boring first half despite having to replace the injured David Silva with Raheem Sterling . Arsenal will be aiming for their 13 FA Cup crown in May. Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola believes Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez is nearly at the same level as Barcelona star Lionel Messi.
And Langley said on Chelsea TV, when referring to those who say it could be squeeky bum time for the Blues: "I haven't got squeaky bum time [for Chelsea ], Spurs have got squeaky bum time". "We got the first two goals and then the third just after half-time, and that killed the game off. But we can't control what Chelsea do". There are only five matches left in the Premier League and it looks like it's going to be a thrilling end to the season.