by | May 29, 2017 | 08:13

The Cavs made sure of that on May 25 in Boston by punishing the Celtics , 135-102 to win the Eastern Conference finals four games to one. Kyrie Irving #2 of the Cleveland Cavaliers shoots against Al Horford #42 of the Boston Celtics late in the third quarter during Game 4 of the 2017 NBA Eastern Conference Finals at Quicken Loans Arena on May 23, 2017 in Cleveland , Ohio.

by | May 29, 2017 | 08:00

Lue said didn't deliver any inspiring speech to his players before practice. "We want to give our home crowd a better outing than we put out the past two games". Cleveland has the No. 1 offensive efficiency in the playoffs with 120.7 points per 100 possessions; Golden State has the No. 2 at 115.8. "I have no clue what's going to go on", said Celtics guard Marcus Smart.

by | May 28, 2017 | 07:37

There was too much jubilation and joy in the Cavs' locker room to wade into that territory. After playing three halves against the Cavaliers, the Celtics said Thomas was done for the season. Thursday was about James inching closer to Jordan, not the Finals matchup looming out West. Durant's only other time in the Finals was 2012 when he was with Oklahoma City.

by | May 27, 2017 | 12:00

But it all evaporated. And despite beating the Golden State Warriors last June, the reigning NBA champion Cavaliers will be heading into the NBA Finals threequel with that "underdog" tag. "You were better than us.' It's the easiest thing to do". Do you want to pay Thomas max money just as he turns 29 when you have a stud young point guard coming up behind him? Can LeBron and the Cavs do it again? In all, Thomas missed the final three games of the series and the Celtics went 1-2 ...

by | May 27, 2017 | 11:54

The aforementioned dark clouds aside, there were several intriguing on-ice story lines. "We play (the) same game", he said about the upcoming Game 7, according to DK Pittsburgh Sports , "we win". Pittsburgh was down a pair of defensemen when Ron Hainsey went off for interference and Ian Cole picked up two minutes for high-sticking just 36 seconds later.

by | May 26, 2017 | 00:22

Alan Shearer said on Match Of The Day: " Terry has been an absolute giant of the Premier League , 717 appearances, 15 trophies". "Would it be a nice farewell?" "But, as of tomorrow, I'll try and push a lot to explain that this season could become not just great but fantastic if we are able to win the FA Cup ".

by | May 25, 2017 | 04:53

AB de Villiers' had stifled momentum with judicious use of spin duo Imran Tahir and JP Duminy but, after the pair's first 46 balls failed to leak a single boundary, Morgan took the bull by the horns and produced three in the space of six deliveries.

by | May 24, 2017 | 11:41

It is a fantastic club in a good situation, not ideal, but a good situation. A 3-0 Liverpool win over Middlesbrough on the final day sealed a top-four finish, and Coutinho said: "The team is playing well, so all the players involved have a piece on that".

by | May 23, 2017 | 20:34

The less-heralded Ryan Ellis is tied with center Ryan Johansen for the team lead in points with nine (four goals, five assists) with Roman Josi (eight) and P.K. Almost half of the third period went by before someone could find the back of the net, and that someone was Hampus Lindholm , who scored his first postseason goal of the year to tie the game at two.

by | May 23, 2017 | 18:32

Golden State has won six straight road games in the postseason, which is a franchise record. Stephen Curry has called out Dewayne Dedmon over a foul committed against him in game three of the NBA Western Conference Finals. "You know what the Spurs are about". "They'll probably get up today at about 2 in the afternoon". But Kevin (Love, 28 points) and Kyrie (Irving, 29 points) had it going early and they played well, so it kind of got him out of rhythm a little bit in that first half.

by | May 23, 2017 | 01:10

It shows how The Last City was taken down by (Destiny 2 antagonist) Dominus Ghaul and his Red Legion forces; they take out the Skyline Defence Systems and blow the city to shreds. Some have already made some speculations about what to expect from the big " Destiny 2 " reveal day. There are new class powers too, including Dawnblade, the Titan's Sentinel, the not-Captain-America-shield, and the Arcstrider.

by | May 21, 2017 | 23:21

Philipp Lahm was one of the most successful players in Bayern Munich history. "My friends and family are there and it was the last time". The fans in the stadium and the celebration in Marienplatz. Instead he stuck with his first choice guys week in week out and ended up crashing out of the Champions League in the quarterfinals and the DFB Pokal in the semifinals.

by | May 21, 2017 | 22:16

And if he is going to use this as fuel, that hasn't even started yet - he said he didn't know about it before the game. Additionally, James pulled down four rebounds, handed out seven assists, stole four passes and blocked three shots over 33 minutes.

by | May 20, 2017 | 18:37

Real Madrid can nearly touch the La Liga title after a five-year wait, needing only to avoid defeat to Malaga on Sunday to grab the trophy from the hands of arch-rivals Barcelona . "It will be the most hard for sure". Madrid has won two Champions Leagues in the last three seasons, but it hasn't been successful in La Liga since 2012.

by | May 19, 2017 | 14:32

Mills had a forgettable game, missing four of his six shots for five points. We saw how the San Antonio's fate turned upside down in the third quarter, and a full matchup of that kind of unimaginative effort will quickly turn the second game into a blow-out.

by | May 18, 2017 | 02:35

Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr did not travel to Salt Lake City in advance of today's Game 3 against the Utah Jazz and instead saw a specialist at Duke University on Friday as he remains away from the bench due to back pain. With Lowry hobbled, DeRozan's offensive responsibility increases beyond the heavy load he already carries. "For us to do that, with all the dealing with trades, having guys in and out, having injuries early, missing Kyle (Lowry ), I missed games - everything ...

by | May 18, 2017 | 02:26

Real Madrid travel to play Celta Vigo away in what could be the defining moment of their La Liga football season on Wednesday night. In-form striker Cristiano Ronaldo will try to take Real Madrid to the brink of the Spanish title on Wednesday against Celta Vigo.

by | May 18, 2017 | 01:29

They have gone 1-1 on the road against the defending Stanley Cup champions in the Eastern Conference final. Evidently, the pitched fish was meant to carry on a Nashville Predators tradition, although it also allowed the Ducks, at the start, to be only the second most-dead thing inside Honda Center.

by | May 17, 2017 | 17:05

James, never afraid to tweak the noses of another team - remember that Ultimate Warrior shirt he wore as he disembarked from the team charter plane after the Cavs beat Golden State in the Finals a year ago? - during practice wore a black, sleeveless Akron St.

by | May 17, 2017 | 16:46

That's the way it is. I think lines go back and forth and talk to one another. So just because a guy gets a little bit emotional in the bench, for me, I think it helps our overall team game. I try to stretch out, move around, stay loose. Trying to just keep my head into it". Pittsburgh , already playing without winger Patric Hornqvist after he left warmups early, was undermanned most of the game after it lost two players to injuries in the first period.

by | May 16, 2017 | 16:15

Eventual race victor Ricky Stenhouse Jr . was among the strongest drivers in the Ford camp, as were Brad Keselowski , Joey Logano and Kevin Harvick. Several other drivers beat Hamlin off pit road by taking fuel only. Blaney was forced to go to the garage, but did re-enter the race. After a tap from the No.

by | May 16, 2017 | 15:43

Hamilton and Vettel banged wheels after the Mercedes man emerged from the pits alongside the red auto. On a day of Finns failing to finish, Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen went out at the start after a collision with Red Bull's 2016 victor Max Verstappen.

by | May 15, 2017 | 19:40

The Tigers were sunk by a hammering at Crystal Palace, a day after Swansea had won at Sunderland to edge closer to top-flight safety. Palace went into the relegation tussle at Selhurst Park needing one point to stay up and took the upper hand from the start with a goal inside three minutes from Wilfried Zaha.

by | May 14, 2017 | 12:53

The Nashville Predators have reached their first Western Conference final in franchise history and that has spread hockey fever far beyond their arena and the team's loyal legion of fans. The Predators went into Game 1 with three extra days of rest. "We knew they were going to come hard", Gibson said. The Penguins will have close to a full complement for the first game of the conference final.

by | May 14, 2017 | 12:35

Mike Foltynewicz (1-4) allowed one run in six innings. I'm over the rule. "But the pick off at first was bigger". St. Louis went on to win 5-3, although Happ did hit his first career Major League Baseball home run later in the contest. He'll match up with Carlos Martinez , just as he did April 2. Contreras, who had 12 home runs in 2016, hit solo homers in the second and fourth innings.

by | May 13, 2017 | 02:18

While it's no secret just how much the National Basketball Association values youth, he said fear of age discrimination will not be a factor in his decision. The 7-foot Patton averaged 12.9 points per game last season, playing for Doug McDermott's dad Greg McDermott at Creighton. "We both are in a great position", Wagner said.

by | May 12, 2017 | 11:38

Every article you read regarding the Penguins and their Game 7 fate showcase the Pens in a negative light, and for good reason. That's when those possession stats really start to matter. The Capitals appeared to be on their way to another disappointing playoff exit, falling behind 3-1 in the series after four games. The answer is poor shot selection.

by | May 12, 2017 | 11:13

If not, at least Game 7 is back in Boston. The Celtics , who fashioned the teams' third 16-0 first-quarter burst of the series, and Wizards have played nine times this season. are very unsafe. "We were letting guys cut through the lane without touching them", Morris said. -Boston concluded the game shooting 53 percent, their highest shooting percentage for a game in this year's postseason.

by | May 11, 2017 | 21:45

The Spurs' MVP candidate was hurt when he stepped on James Harden's foot about midway through the third quarter. With the way the series has gone and the unknown severity of Leonard's injury, there could very well be a Game 7. Mike D'Antoni has always been known for shortening rotations in the playoffs , but if the four-out lineups keep on tanking, it probably makes more sense to put the season in the hands of an unknown than to keep relying on a known weakness.

by | May 11, 2017 | 21:26

But the Ducks, who erased a slow start Wednesday with a powerful final two periods, are the ones who will advance to take on a similarly hot team in the Nashville Predators. We're not talking about a four-game sweep against a weak opponent - I'm not talking about the Blackhawks' implosion last month -but one in which either side could've won in five games.

by | May 11, 2017 | 17:48

Notes: Forward Iiro Pakarinen and defenceman Eric Gryba were the only players among the Oilers' 10 scratches that played in the first round. … Ducks D Sami Vatanen (upper body) did not go through pre-game warmups or play despite coach Randy Carlyle previously saying he would be "available".

by | May 10, 2017 | 11:05

The bruising opening game sent Predators left winger Kevin Fiala , 20, off the ice on a stretcher after a violent collision in the second period. Robert Bortuzzo rang the post behind Rinne in the third period's first five minutes, but the Blues couldn't generate any real sustained pressure after that until pulling Allen for the last 4:09.

by | May 09, 2017 | 10:21

The 27-year-old added the WBA title to his IBF championship in front of 90,000 at Wembley Stadium by recovering from the first knockdown of his career to stop one of the finest heavyweights in history. "He managed to get up: respect". Now I feel like I've had 144 rounds of boxing. "It will have taken a lot more out of Wladimir [than Joshua] that's for sure", said McCracken.

by | May 09, 2017 | 08:59

The last of those five first-half 3-pointers gave Boston a 30-20 lead. Players, naturally, backed that statement. Wall said after Game 4 that he thinks Washington is now in control of the series. Doubly so against Boston's guards, and definitely at home in the Verizon Center. And from that point forward they bought into Scott Brooks' scheme for defending Isaiah Thomas .

by | May 08, 2017 | 10:03

ET in Washington . The Wizards hoped to straighten out those defensive errors in the second half. Washington , behind a 26-0 blitz in the third quarter, broke open a close game that ended with a 121-102 Wizards win. "It was just was a good adjustment that we made". "I think he was much better because I gave him a better opportunity", Brooks said Saturday. No, he still had good looks.