The Spurs announced Dedmon would miss the game Saturday afternoon, more than two hours before tipoff. Leonard looked excellent with the ball, making all the right choices of when to shoot vs when to pass. Zach Randolph , the self-described blue collar forward in a blue collar town, always gives the Grizzlies whatever they need. I like the Spurs to bounce back with a win at home, but I'm taking the Grizzlies with the points as I think it'll be a tightly contested, defensive slugfest.
Quincy Acy , Sean Kilpatrick and Joe Harris were also out due to their respective injuries. "But we have to look at it from the Nets franchise and what's best for us". "It's a great chance for us to evaluate those guys". Despite playing without star Giannis Antetokounmpo and two other starters, the Bucks led by as many as 13 points before Boston ran off 14 of the last 16 points in the first half.
NOTES: Zaitsev skated on his own Saturday morning, and Babcock said the Russian would skate again Sunday before a determination was made about Game 3. You go down two and then you've got to win four out of five. It's nearly like they've got to have a come-to-Jesus moment. Minus: Kevin Shattenkirk certainly didn't appear to be the same player he was the Caps' last visit to Toronto 13 days ago.
Maybe "Whale Rider". "Boy". O'Mahony has had to endure more than his fair share of injuries himself in recent years, but his return to peak form has been rewarded with a chance to take on New Zealand with the Lions this summer. Speaking at Murrayfield, along with Glasgow team-mate Tommy Seymour , the full-back said: "These are the reasons why we play rugby, this is the ultimate challenge of taking on New Zealand in their own backyard".
The Clippers are in a tight spot since they appear to be heading for a rebuild if they can not get past the Jazz in the first round. Johnson's fourth quarter performance may have been the story of the game, but there were other significant factors from Game 4 that need to be noted as well.
I went pick by pick, team by team, 1 to 32. "Then I do think it'll be one of these developmental type quarterbacks Patrick Mahomes , Davis Webb or Deshone Kizer ". But what if Cleveland made the pick available in a trade? My read of the situation is that Cleveland is more apt to stay exactly where it is, at 1 and 12, that's not to say a trade can't happen, because the Browns will always look at everything.
Kyle and I made a commitment early on that we're going to come into this thing, and we figured out our own way to have our tiebreaker. Watson, widely regarded by many draft experts as the second-best quarterback in the draft behind Trubisky, cited winning as the thing that sets him apart - including the thrilling victory over Alabama in the national championship game.
Teenage striker Marcus Rashford fired United past a stubborn Anderlecht team and into the Europa League semifinals on Thursday evening, but not before Marcos Rojo and Zlatan Ibrahimovic had gone down with injuries. Ibrahimovic hasn't committed to extending his stay at United beyond this season, so he might have played his last game for the club. The 28-goal striker has met all the clauses in his contract to trigger a new deal, but he has yet to sign up amid speculation he has been ...
Hernandez' brain was donated to Boston University's Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy Center based on the wishes of his family. Baden is a former medical examiner for New York City. Under Massachusetts law, his murder conviction is now voided because he had not exhausted all of his appeals at the time of his passing. George Leontire, an attorney representing Hernandez's family, filed a bill of discovery in Bristol County Superior Court, calling on MA officials to preserve all evidence in ...
The late goal that James Rodriguez scored for Real Madrid on Sunday almost put them in control of La Liga. With Cristiano Ronaldo looking off the pace, Barca were on the front foot and Ivan Rakitic soon gave them the lead in the 73 minute.
And Vinci has joined the chorus of voices questioning whether Sharapova should be awarded a wild card for Tour events. Sharapova will return to tennis today in Stuttgart as an unranked player, but a wildcard will see her compete in the main draw, facing Italian Roberta Vinci at 12.30am tomorrow morning (Singapore time ).
Vinci went on record to state her disapproval at that decision, but was beaten 7-5 6-3 in the first round. Sharapova is scheduled to return from her 15-month ban tomorrow in Stuttgart where she'll meet Roberta Vinci who also is against Sharapova's wildcards.
Ultimately Bayern went toe-to-toe with the reigning European champions, a side turned into a winning machine by coach Zinedine Zidane, and came up only marginally short. Among Ronaldo's three goals, the Portuguese's second and third goals were offside, whilst visitors Bayern had Arturo Vidal sent off five minutes from the end of normal time.
The Rangers had scored a sum total of four goals through their six-game home playoff losing streak. "We had stretches where they came really hard and made it tough for us", Lundqvist said. Markov and Weber allowed 22 and 19 CA events respectively and were two of the worst three players (sandwiching Nathan Beaulieu ) in terms of net shot attempt balance on either team (noted below by the proximity of their names to the "BAD" quadrant).
Cleanup hitter Hanley Ramirez then followed with a solo shot to left field to give Boston back-to-back blasts and bury Baltimore in an early four-run deficit. "Um, I'm sorry that it kind of ended up that high and fortunately it didn't not hit him but I think he's got every right to be mad that that one got loose".
Murray won his first tournament of the year in Dubai last month, but a week later suffered a shock defeat to world number 129 Vasek Pospisil - his first loss to a player outside the top 100 in six years. "I think I've earned the right to be optimistic everywhere I play, everywhere I go, because of the career and results that I've had", the Serbian added.
We are one point behind them. Zlatan Ibrahimovic has insisted he will not retire from football but admitted he will be out "for a while" with the injury he sustained against Anderlecht last week. "So it looks to me he's not going to give up, he's going to fight and I'm really pleased about that". The damage is not yet fully assessed, but Mourinho said that the news is not good.
James Harden led the way again for the Rockets with 34 points and 8 rebounds. Houston Rockets' James Harden (13) goes up for a shot as Oklahoma City Thunder's Andre Roberson defends during the first half in Game 5 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series, Tuesday, April 25, 2017, in Houston.
He's reckless. Mahomes might have 20 plays in a game where you go, "What are you doing?'" The other type of fan believes that none of the 2017 quarterbacking draft class is worthy of the third pick. "I really like our locker room right now". I feel like I've accomplished everything that I could. I have to admit by now, we are so drafted out. Wide receiver Corey Davis , one of three potential first-round hopefuls at the receiver position, posted a retweet reading "Future Eagle," in ...
Terry, who has won 14 major trophies at Chelsea, will finish his Stamford Bridge career this summer and may do so lifting more silverware. And Costa notched his 50th Premier League goal from a Fabregas pass to end a seven-match scoreless run early in the second half and added a late fourth before Ryan Bertrand's late consolation.
He reacted to the extra attention by becoming a facilitator, assisting on five baskets in the half, including consecutive 3-pointers by Danny Green and Pau Gasol in the second quarter, when the Spurs made six treys. As a team, the Grizzlies shot 51 percent from the field, nine of 22 from three-point line but they just didn't have the firepower to stay with the Spurs as no one could really get going offensively other than Conley.
Ibaka made two 3-pointers as Toronto scored the first 11 points of the fourth quarter to open the 12-point lead. Then it got weird and the offence all but disappeared. Ibaka, who played despite a sore ankle, didn't have much lift, his shots coming up short as he made one shot on seven first-half attempts. Bucks coach Jason Kidd said that Antetokounmpo is stepping into his own at the right time .
Barton, who has played for Rangers , QPR, Manchester City and Newcastle, also received a fine worth £30,000 and warned about his future conduct. The only players to be banned for 12 months or longer bet against their own teams and played in the matches in which they placed those bets.
I can tell you, there is no one I've seen other than Adrian [Peterson] when he came back from ACL that worked as hard as Teddy is working. "Bradford was here the very first day and leading the group, and we are very fortunate to have both of those players at that position on our roster right now".
Led by their boy band, which in turn was inspired by energizing physical shifts right before key goals, the Leafs came back to tie and eventually win 4-3 and took a 2-1 series lead before nearly 20,000 fans waving "001" towels Monday at the Air Canada Centre.
Katie Archibald was Britain's other world champion, in the omnium. Only the top four ranked teams can bid for gold. "I really enjoyed it, I was pretty nervous beforehand because we've both only ridden in one Madison each before", she said.
James got the rebound and clinched the series with a free throw with one second left. The Pacers seem to not be able to do anything to keep themselves in it. Speculations point to the possibility of a Paul George trade to the Cleveland Cavaliers by the offseason. Cavaliers: Will make their 11th appearance in the conference semifinals.
The Croatian playmaker completed the turnaround with a stunning long-range strike with his weaker left foot that rifled into the top corner, giving keeper Keylor Navas no chance. It's time to enjoy the best player in the world and of all time. Messi displayed his undoubted genius in an incredible match, scoring Barcelona's equaliser and then winning the dramatic game with the final kick of the night 12 seconds from the end of injury time.
Speaking to reporters following the game 2 loss, coach Fizdale could only marvel at the 6-7 forward for his assassin mentality and stoic nature. He had a game changing play in the overtime while at the same time committed costly mistakes.
An excellent all-round performance from Manchester United gave them a comfortable win over the league leaders; they move back into fifth, while Chelsea stay four points ahead of Spurs at the top. The self-styled Special One stopped short of hailing the victory as the best of his Manchester United reign. He fired a first-time shot at goal that deflected off Zouma and beat the wrong footed Begovic to find the net for his first league goal of the season and United's second goal in the ...
Antonio Conte conceded that Tottenham Hotspur are currently the best team in the Premier League and claimed that Chelsea now only have a "50 per cent" chance of winning the title. Former United captain Neville was impressed by Mourinho's team as they shone despite Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Henrikh Mkhitaryan starting on the bench.
As soon as the Saints lost Tim Hightower , the man who backed him up the past two seasons, Ingram realized New Orleans would be in the market for at least one more back. The Saints are literally getting Peterson for 20 cents on the dollar, compared to the $18-million he would have made if the Vikings had exercised his option for 2017.
I felt we became stronger. "I think we also found confidence in this system with three defenders". "We went through a hard period". Wenger believes Arsenal can still gatecrash the Premier League's top four but, with seven points to make up as they welcome Leicester to Emirates Stadium on Wednesday, he admits it will take a flawless finish.
Despite letting up nine goals over four playoff games, Anaheim's defensive line up was a bit shaken. The schedule for Round 2 is yet to be released. The Ducks already concede that McDavid is going to generate his share of offensive chances.
This is what I enjoy. Be proactive - Use the "Flag as Inappropriate" link at the upper right corner of each comment to let us know of abusive posts. Zipser was 5-for-7 from 3-point range. The Bulls (41-41) had their ninth straight season without a losing record. The Nets were outrebounded 62-48. The Bulls will be facing the Brooklyn Nets, who still have the worst record in the National Basketball Association at 20-61.
Coach is more than confident in me. WASHINGTON (AP) - John Wall scored a playoff career-high 32 points and Markieff Morris added 21 in his National Basketball Association playoff debut as the Washington Wizards beat the Atlanta Hawks 114-107 Sunday in Game 1 of their first-round series.
Kerr's recent symptoms include severe headaches, neck pain and nausea. Three different people have served as head coach of this team in the last two years (Luke Walton, Kerr, Brown), but news that Kerr may not coach again this season could have a negative impact on this team's psyche.
Hamilton's race was further compromised by a five-second penalty for driving unnecessarily slowly at the pit lane entry when he did come in, a deliberate move to create a gap with Bottas ahead in the queue. Hamilton, who has been upbeat about the battle of champions and the fight his Mercedes team have on their hands, appeared more subdued as mechanics cleared the Bahrain Grand Prix paddock.
His disappointing performance brought back memories of the series-opening struggles Lowry faced a year ago, including 3 for 13 efforts against both IN in the first round and Miami IN the second, and a 4 for 14 effort against Cleveland IN Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals.
Sharpe, speaking exclusively to 888sport, said: "The last time I was this excited about a United youngster was, well, you can go right back to Paul Scholes and David Beckham for that". "No player deserves to be injured, but I think in this case it's even more sad because for Zlatan, in this stage of his career, it's really, really hard".
It turns out the latter is the better option if you recall Jonas Jerebko's starting stint against the Hawks in last year's playoffs. "It's just something that we're gonna have to get through", Green said . Boston is 3-8 SU and 5-6 ATS in its last 11 home playoff games, per the OddsShark NBA Database . "Not one man can guard me". "That's not the reason why I'm an impossible cover", Thomas quipped.
It definitely stings right now to be standing here and talking about it but like I said, ups and downs. The Oilers and Senators are the only remaining Canadian teams in the National Hockey League playoffs, after the Calgary Flames, Toronto Maple Leafs and Montreal Canadiens were all eliminated in round one.
So will this be the year? Trubisky, on the other hand, is more of a gamble, but the Browns have stockpiled enough draft picks to take the risk. Will they bundle the picks to move up in the draft to take fewer players, but get those players higher in the draft? The Jaguars should add draft picks and the Browns can provide that.
He's a great athlete with the potential to be a great football player, but the truth that nobody is really talking about is that he is a man without a position. Or do they wait until later on? Lynch went on to confirm that the 49ers have been fielding calls from teams interested in the number two pick. So it's not insane to suggest any defensive end the Eagles take could be a full-time starter as soon as next season.
He said: "If I think it's the right thing to do and benefits the team all players are adaptable". "Well, Atletico went to the Bernabeu last week and drew, so I don't think they will be quaking in their boots going to the King Power". Yannick Carrasco then slashed wildly at a volley when well-placed at the back post. After all, they went to the Bernabeu last weekend and held Real Madrid to a draw.
Orlando City's Kaka remains the highest-paid player in Major League Soccer, according to data released by the players' union on Tuesday. Italian forward and former Landon Donovan MVP Award victor Sebastian Giovinco was second on the list with $7.1m (about R92.8m) in total compensation , followed by U.S.
Many people think her move is another bid to move her party away from the racist and anti-Semitic image it previously held, appealing to voters from both the left and right. He said on Twitter that he would be casting his vote for the independent candidate. A former investment banker, Macron was minister for economy, industry and digital affairs in the Francoise Hollande government before he started En Marche!, a new banner from which he launched his presidential bid.
Sharapova, who was the world's most marketable female athlete for 11 years with total on- and off-court earnings approaching $300 million, has also been given a wild card by tournament organizers in Rome and Madrid. It may sound like the stuff of Hollywood dreams, but the story of Maria Sharapova is a testament to the power of one individual to make it, whatever the odds, whatever the controversy, whatever people think.
Johnson's fourth quarter performance may have been the story of the game, but there were other significant factors from Game 4 that need to be noted as well. In the minor matter of the crucial playoff basketball match between the Jazz and Clippers it was the hosts that claimed victory, perhaps inspired by their mascot's heroism.
I opted to not do trades but I have noted where I belive a trade could happen. And clean enough as a prospect to be the 23rd overall pick by the Giants in the ESPN NFL Nation mock draft. In the 2016 draft, the Rams and Eagles paid a 70-75% premium in order to move up to the top two spots. On a side note. According to the latest NFL Draft rumors, the Cleveland Browns are locked in with the No.