That's what ultimately matters. Rinne and the Predators ousted the Ducks in six games in 2011 for their first ever playoff series victory. "It's just too bad we couldn't get one more goal". Ducks: Defeated Flames 4-0; Defeated Oilers 4-3. Converting on just one of those opportunities could have changed the outcome entirely. "I think we have some really good players in this room that are game-changers and can take this team to a Stanley Cup and win a Stanley Cup ".
He finished the quarter with 35 points, eight rebounds and eight assists, and didn't come out for the fourth. LeBron James became the highest scorer in National Basketball Association play-off history, surpassing Michael Jordan's record of 5987, with a 35-point effort for the Cavaliers .
Cleveland Cavaliers' J.R. Smith reacts against the Boston Celtics during the second half of Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals May 21 in Cleveland. "Now we can start focusing on Golden State to get ready". "In order to be successful you have to defend, especially against a team like this who move the ball, share the ball, move bodies, and they are very precise with their offensive sets", James said.
That doesn't mean the Cavs are out of the woods by any stretch, and they'll need to re-establish momentum on Tuesday night at The Q. Boston finished the first quarter leading 29-19. The silver lining of Isaiah Thomas being sidelined for the rest of the playoffs is it forces Stevens' to rely on the true strength of this team, their depth.
Following a six-week layoff due to an injured hamstring, Raonic has looked spry in his return, winning four of his last five matches while dropping just three sets. 1 Andy Murray's slump in form continued with a 3-6, 3-6 defeat to lucky loser Borna Coric in the third round of the Madrid Masters yesterday.
Tottenham will move to Wembley next season while the Lane is demolished to make way for a new arena and Kane admitted his team were desperate to bring the curtain down in style in tribute to the supporters who have backed them down the years.
It's finally official. After a brutal first three rounds of postseason play in the National Basketball Association, the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors tip off on June 1 at 9:00 p.m. Boston would go on a late run to cut Cleveland's lead to 16, 73-57, just before the half, but would not be able to hold the momentum. "I was like, 'If I'm not scoring the ball, how can I still make an impact on the game?' It's carried me all the way to this point now, and it's going to carry ...
Goals from Paul Pogba and Henrikh Mkhitaryan secured a 2-0 win against Dutch side Ajax and the club's first continental trophy in nine years. Asked afterwards whether his mind was made up about whether to stay or go, the 31-year-old, who still has two years left on his contract, suggested it was.
The match continued its see-saw till the very final over when Pune needed just 11 off the final over with Manoj Tiwari and Steve Smith out in the middle. Mumbai Indians Krunal Pandya was declared the Man of the Match. Such was the batting plight of Rohit's team that they played an astounding 54 dot balls (9 maiden overs) in their full 20 overs.
After boat-racing the Boston Celtics en route to a 130-86 win in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals, LeBron James had a weirdly quiet performance in Game 3. "But we know we're capable of winning without him, and I think that ticked a lot of guys off, it being all about him". Following the game, LeBron said he played poorly and "just didn't have it".
Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James passed Michael Jordan for first place on the all-time playoffs scoring list with a 3-pointer from the left wing with 2:40 left in the third quarter of Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals Thursday.
Cavaliers now lead the Eastern Conference finals 2-1. They will appear in the NBA Finals for the third consecutive year and will face the victor of the ongoing Eastern Conference Finals showdown between the Boston Celtics and the defending NBA champions Cleveland Cavaliers .
The Argentina striker has endured one of his most hard seasons at City - he was even dropped at times with Guardiola wanting more from him - but he finished it with 33 goals in all competitions. Given the expectation that accompanied Guardiola's arrival last summer, going into the final game still needing points to secure a top-four place represents under-achievement.
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio - LeBron James had little interest in rehashing his 11-point performance in the Cleveland Cavaliers' Game 3 loss to the Boston Celtics on the morning of Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals. The Cavs led by as many as 21 points in the third quarter on Sunday but they shot 2-for-17 from three-point range in the second half. But he said both he and his teammates continue to be inspired by their leader.
The Frenchman's future is clouded in uncertainty after the Gunners failed to qualify for the Champions League for the first time in 21 years, with the levels of discontent among the club's support growing louder as the season progressed.
IMS president Doug Boles told Reuters there had been no talks with Liberty about F1 but he would be interested in exploring the idea. However, none of the last seven pole-sitters have gone on to win the race . "We've all been here a long time", Kanaan said. But Brown believes Alonso's Indy feel-good-factor will continue on the Spaniard's return to the day job, although acknowledged McLaren and Honda need to keep making tangible steps forward.
Cleveland will face the Golden State Warriors in the National Basketball Association finals for the third successive year after the Cavaliers completed their series victory against the Boston Celtics. While the Celtics captured the top seed in the East, they never led in any of their home games in the series. Kyrie Irving backed up his massive game four with 24 points and seven assists, while Kevin Love had a double-double, adding 11 boards to his 15 points.
However his 6-1, 6-0 defeat by Djokovic less than 24 hours later would have dented that belief somewhat. "If you miss a lot of tournaments your ranking drops and people say, He s only ranked number seven in the world , he s not that good".
The 119-Tests veteran also congratulated the team for their maiden Test series win in the West Indies , saying, "The national team really fought well during the West Indies tour". But for a country who produce talent out of nowhere, another Younis or Misbah might just be waiting in the wings. I don't know if I'll have any energy left after I leave to give cricket.
A lot of treatment. Popovich wasn't about to guess whether Leonard would return in time for Saturday's game, saying it could be Friday or even game day before that would be determined. Leonard was asked what input he would have on whether he would play Saturday. Or, conversely, you could let me break down some fun plays from these games so you don't have to watch them yourself.
But knowing the player, knowing his character and commitment to the club - which I don't question at all - he will do absolutely everything to be fit for Saturday. I think the missing players will mean Arsenal have to go four at the back. Brazilian centre-back Gabriel has been ruled out for up to eight weeks after injuring his knee against the Toffees on the weekend.
Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic haven't exactly been setting the world on fire. Although she has never made it beyond the quarter-final of a Grand Slam tournament previously, Svitolina will be one to watch here too. Rafael Nadal , who has won the tournament nine of the past 12 times, will also be there. "We had organised a family trip during Roland Garros anyway which was planned for a long time".
That quintet has won 46 of the last 48 Grand Slam titles, a dozen-year stretch of dominance. Djokovic's form nosedived after his triumph on the Parisian red clay as he lost in the third round at Wimbledon for his earliest defeat in a Grand Slam in seven years.
Britain's other representatives in the main draw are Kyle Edmund , who plays the Portuguese Gastão Elias, Dan Evans, who might struggle to reproduce the heroics on clay that he showed on the hard court of Flushing Meadows in a competitive four-setter against Tommy Robredo in 2013, and Aljaz Bedene , who has a good chance against the American, Ryan Harrison .
While Chelsea are one win away from the Double, Arsenal are desperately trying to end the season on a high after finishing fifth in the Premier League - their lowest finish since Arsene Wenger arrived in north London in 1996. He's been the gigurehead for the club in the modern era: he has been Chelsea . "I've done that before with Frank Lampard when he was vice-captain -- and Gazza (Cahill) has filled that role superbly too".
But the world goes on and does not stop and we have to do our work. Team-mate Smalling echoed those sentiments, adding: "I think there was an extra determination". United will get another shot at a continental trophy when they line up against Real Madrid or Juventus in the Super Cup final in Skopje, Macedonia, on August 8.
The smart money, if an global player overtook American co-leaders J.B. Holmes and Kyle Stanley , was on veterans such as Poulter , Oosthuizen, Adam Scott (the previous youngest victor, at 23 in 2004) or Masters champion Sergio Garcia. That's not to say Sunday at Sawgrass was devoid of any entertainment, good and bad. Even so, Poulter's outlook sure is different. He then returned to the Web.com Tour until he locked up his PGA Tour card for the 2015-16 season by finishing 23rd on the ...
Last year, an estimated 350,000 people attended the 100th running of the race . "No dirty air. We'll just get the race off to a strong start and see where it goes". Jackie Stewart, a three-time Formula One champion from Scotland who twice drove in the Indy 500 in the 1960s and later was an Indy 500 TV commentator, explained the Indy 500's lure in his 2007 autobiography "Winning Is Not Enough".
Liverpool , who secured fourth spot in the Premier League with a 3-0 win over Middlesbrough on Sunday, have not won a major trophy since their League Cup triumph five years ago. "I am a Liverpool player and want to be contributing as much as I can for the football club". LIAM BRADY HAS once again underlined his unwavering support for Arsene Wenger amid calls for the Arsenal manager to step down after two decades in the job.
Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) dunks and scores against the Boston Celtics during the third quarter of game five of the Eastern conference finals of the NBA Playoffs at the TD Garden. "I thought we played a little too haphazard tonight", Celtics coach Brad Stevens said. "But I feel like Mike was so. you know, when you're growing up and you're seeing Michael Jordan".
Root went on to make 37 before he became Phehlukwayo's second victim. He received excellent support from fellow left-hander Moeen Ali , left out of England's preceding 2-0 ODI series win over Morgan's native Ireland. Wood and Plunkett, meanwhile, claimed one wicket each. " England played phenomenally well with the bat, credit to Morgs for the hundred". But congrats to them.
This season has seen Melancon earn a 2.63 ERA after performing for 13 2/3 innings for the Giants in 2017. Padres pitcher Jhoulys Chacin did not have the best night on the mound but catcher Austin Hedges was not taking any plays off as evidenced by this incredible diving catch.
Pakistan has yet to lift this particular trophy, but comes to England with a sense of freedom as it looks to reach a first-ever final - with excitement the main emotion heading into the tournament. "The best England one-day unit I've played against". However, their group consists of New Zealand who also have a very strong squad whilst Bangladesh who can not be written off, especially after their win over New Zealand a few days back.
Referring to the cup win, which earns United a place in the Champions League next season, Pogba, who opened the scoring before Mkhitaryan doubled the lead, added: "We knew we were going to play in the Europa League and the goal was to win the Europa League ".
It's safe to say that after his evisceration of the Boston Celtics , he's ready for a rematch with Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors. "I'm really proud of our guys". They've played hard, they've played smart, and they've played together. At the very moment where the clock ran out in that series, the person James was embracing was Durant telling the then-Thunder star, his offseason workout partner at the time, how proud of him he was.