The team finished 8-8 previous year and missed the playoffs. The big news for Zimmer as of late was that he was forced to miss OTAs in May after undergoing his eighth eye surgery. Before leaving, Zimmer vowed to be back as head coach, "one eye or two", dismissing any conversation that these eye problems would force him into early retirement.
Now we got to go back there. Kerr has been sidelined by persistent back pain since April. "I feel like it's back where it was before the Portland series", Kerr said. James got 27 points of support from Kevin Love , but Kyrie Irving (19 points) struggled, shooting 8-of-23. Klay Thompson added 22 points for the Warriors .
So when it bounced around, I was actually hoping it went in, obviously, but not completely disappointed that it was bouncing up there". Series: Cavaliers lead 2-1. Cleveland also committed 16 turnovers that Boston turned into 14 points. 'You let a team grab momentum like that, you almost know that last shot is going in, ' James said.
Incoming batsman Yuvraj Singh , true to his reputation, started thrashing Pakistani bowlers all around. "A solid performance from the opening stand crated a strong base". "I thought we all batted really well", said Yuvraj. Pakistan won the toss and elected to bowl first. That was not the end of the run spree, with Hardik Pandya hitting sixes off the first three balls of left-arm spinner Imad Wasim's last over of the innings.
Golden State holds a 2-0 lead in the Finals. LeBron James has been brilliant in the first two games of the NBA Finals , which have been two straight lopsided losses for his Cleveland Cavaliers . "I'm not a past guy too much", James said. After Curry and Durant combined for 66 points in Game 1, they poured in another 65 in Game 2, while Thompson - who came into this game shooting 36.6 percent from the field and 33.8 percent from three in these playoffs - added 22 points on 8-for-12 ...
Kane Williamson also ended his own innings having struck 88 runs from 60 balls. They also took England to a decider in the hotly contested one-day series in Bangladesh previous year. We just wanted to give him an extended run'. Bangladesh have played 19 ODIs against England so far, losing the first 12 games. The conditions in England might not suit spinners much but both Ashwin and Jadeja have the quality and accuracy to make run-scoring hard for batsmen.
Steph Curry has 27 points, including a 14-for-14 effort at the foul line, and Kevin Durant has 24 points for Golden State. The Cavaliers got off to a better start in Game 2 of the NBA Finals tonight, but still trail the Golden State Warriors 40-34 after one quarter.
Madrid played an incredible 60 games this season in all competitions - managing to score in all of them... the only team in Europe's "Big Five" leagues to manage the feat. Bale made just 17 league starts for Madrid in 2016-17 after undergoing ankle surgery late past year. "I'm not going to say that I'll be here for the rest of my life, that's doesn't exist", Zidane said.
Golden State Warriors charged within two triumphs of becoming the first unbeaten NBA playoff champions Sunday by routing reigning trophy-holders Cleveland Cavaliers 132-113 to seize command of the NBA Finals . "And we forced them to 20 turnovers and they still beat us pretty good, so we've got to be much better, too". Klay Thompson added 22 points for the Warriors .
That means? Well, who believes it, watching the Warriors right now? "There's an old saying 'You don't miss the water 'til the well runs dry, '" the 80-year-old Attles said after receiving the Chuck Daly Lifetime Achievement Award. This is the 41st playoff series for James . This time around he's 3-for-3 and playing with no fear, matching James' triple-double with his own 32-point, 11-assist, 10-rebound effort.
Indeed, in the 14 finals games they've played in the past three seasons, the Dubs have reached triple digits on nine occasions. That's been quite evident through two games. The key one came late in the third quarter after Cleveland cut the deficit to four points. Warriors head coach Steve Kerr marvelled at the skill on display from both sides as the likes of Durant , Curry, Thompson and Draymond Green battled with James , Kyrie Irving, Kevin Love and Tristan Thompson .
We knew it was going to be tough. "That's what everyone wants to see, some of the best players in the world go against each other", Klay Thompson said. Significantly, they made only seven turnovers in the second half. They have to play the next two games in the cauldron that is Quicken Loans Arena, and they have some cleaning up to do after committing 20 turnovers.
Turkey's Foreign Ministry lodged a formal protest Monday with the US ambassador to Ankara over what it said were "lapses of security" during a violent confrontation between protesters and Turkish bodyguards during President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's visit to Washington earlier this month .
They had a 3-1 lead over Cleveland in last year's Finals before the Cavs stormed back to win it in seven games. While James has delivered - he had a triple-double Sunday night in Game 2 - it hasn't been almost enough against the superstar-laden Golden State Warriors .
Smith sit on the bench during the second half of Game 2 of basketball's NBA Finals against the Golden State Warri. Now Kerr is back, facing the very team that stormed back from a 3-1 deficit in last year's Finals to steal a championship.
Palladino says, "We can not say any more at the moment and we request that his family's privacy be respected at this hard time". "We ask for all your prayers". The thoughts of everyone at 90min are with Tioté's family and friends at this time. Jonas Gutierrez added on Twitter: "Sad news". He also played in both the 2010 and 2014 World Cups.
And while Amla's perfectly paced 103 off 115 balls - his 25th ton in ODI cricket - helped the Proteas to post 299-6, that total looked in trouble when Sri Lankan openers Niroshan Dickwella (41 off 33 balls) and Upul Tharanga (57 off 69) both fired.
And it was the first time NSW had won a series opener since 2014 - the a year ago the Blues won the Origin trophy. Uproar ensued when Queensland's favourite son, Billy Slater , was excluded from the side for game one in favour of the fullback of the last series , Darius Boyd .
The margin of wins over the Orioles were even greater for both Boston and NY earlier in the week, but Baltimore was able to beat both teams multiple times over the last six days to cut the lead down in the division standings. He has not won since May 7. "So I think maybe I was kind of impatient up there trying to make things happen instead of letting the game come to me". You knew when they scored and got ahead he was going to go to another level.
Juventus, who lost the 2015 final to Real Madrid's arch rival Barcelona, scored with Mario Mandzukic. Ronaldo really was in tip-top form as he became the first player to score in three Champions League finals, after netting for Manchester United against Chelsea in 2008, in extra time for Real against Atletico in 2014 and two on Saturday.
But goals from Casemiro, Ronaldo's second and substitute Marco Asensio rewarded an outstanding second-half effort from Real. It was Ronaldo's fourth Champions League title - three for Real and one at Manchester United - and his double took him to 600 career goals for club and country.
Weary Del Potro, who had already summoned the doctor early in the second set, knew his challenge was over and he managed just 11 points in the third set. Open. Whenever and wherever these two meet, rallies can erupt like fireworks and today's 10th encounter-their first clay-court clash in eight years-did not disappoint.
They certainly don't, as the Portuguese star scored 16 goals in his last ten games and a remarkable ten goals across the quarter, semi and final of this year's Champions League - all of which brought him to 42 goals across all competitions.
Kerr is widely considered one of the best people in the National Basketball Association and it was awesome to see him back on the sidelines. While James has delivered - he had a triple-double Sunday night in Game 2 - it hasn't been almost enough against the superstar-laden Golden State Warriors .
The two met in the Rome final on the eve of Roland Garros when Halep suffered an ankle injury which threatened her appearance in Paris . Romanian third seed Simona Halep and Ukrainian fifth seed Elina Svitolina defeated Spaniard Carla Suarez and Croatia's Petra Martic respectively to reach the women's singles quarter-finals of the French Open tennis championships here on Monday.
The Marlins now have thrown the most no-hitters in baseball (six) since entering the league in 1993. Miami starter Vance Worley allowed five runs, six hits and three walks in 3 2/3 innings. Volquez and Ventura were teammates with the Kansas City Royals , helping the team capture the 2015 World Series title. He is tied for first in the majors for most homers during that span.
Three attackers rammed a van into pedestrians on London Bridge and stabbed others nearby on Saturday night before police shot them dead. The carnage is the third such terror attack on British soil in three months and the second in London involving the use of vehicles as weapons.
Trump had only just met the pope who had expressed his views on the importance of protecting the environment from climate change. But what some say makes the agreement fairly innovative and flexible is that it employs voluntary commitments set by each country, which are not legally-binding.
Buffon had played in two previous Champions League finals and both times went home as a runner-up, against AC Milan on penalties in Manchester in 2003 and against Barcelona in Berlin two years ago. "The 12th of a Madrid for the ages", said El Mundo to hail Madrid's dominance of Europe's premier club competition in recent seasons. "I think we feel that we are an wonderful team".
He only started 14 La Liga games during the whole season and failed to register a single minute since a 7-1 over Osasuna on 26 May. Spanish daily newspaper Sport led with a page lead about Valverde giving the green light on a move for the 22-year-old.
MADRID (AP) - Real Madrid is celebrating its 12th European Cup with its fans back in the Spanish capital. "That is why he is already the best coach in the world". "I have made nearly 600 goals playing in the position I play, why change". Speculation is rife that Bale's time in Madrid could be nearing an end but he's determined to stay in Spain and win more trophies.
He worked with LeBron James in his first five-season stint, but did not have him on the roster for his return season in 2013-14. "You take the bus in here over the today, and you see that Finals logo". With his two main players out for the Finals, James had to carry the load for the Cavs against the best team in the National Basketball Association.
Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry lit up Oracle Arena and the Warriors cruised to a win in game 2 of the NBA Finals 132-113 over the Cavaliers. "And you are talking two of the greatest players that we got in this world locked in the way they are, that's why we're up 2-0".
Third-seeded Simona Halep advanced to the quarterfinals of the French Open by beating No. 21 Carla Suarez Navarro 6-1, 6-1. 3rd rd: Gael Monfils (Fra) bt Richard Gasquet (Fra) 7-6 (7-5) 5-7 4-3 ret, Karen Khachanov (Rus) bt John Isner (USA) 7-6 (7-1) 6-3 6-7 (5-7) 7-6 (7-3).
Rookie wing Jake Guentzel scored yet again, tallying his league-leading 13th goal of the postseason and fourth of the Stanley Cup Final, just 2:46 into the game. After a few chances went without conversion, they finally broke through six minutes in with a Roman Josi power-play blast to bring the city to its feet.
Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) reacts during the first half of Game 2 of basketball's NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors in Oakland, Calif ., Sunday, June 4, 2017. We score more, but Klay still gets it going". "They play well at home ". "We've played teams in the past that have been real physical with us, so we feel like we'll be OK".
The golf legend has said that he had an unexpected reaction after taking medication. "I understand the severity of what I did, and I take full responsibility for my actions", he said in a statement . However, Woods went on to say that he will make sure that this will not happen again. A few minutes later, a female officer asks the father-of-two to stand up and walk a few steps towards her to take the breathalyser test, to which he complies.
Larson finished second, followed by Martin Truex , Ryan Newman and Chase Elliott . The 42 (Larson), the 48 (Johnson), us - I think we were all so close. Johnson has won seven total, tied with Dale Earnhardt and Richard Petty for the most by a driver. Larson beat Truex off pit road to take the lead after both drivers took two new tires during the next caution that came out on lap 47.
With the crowd in a frenzy, four-time Ballon d'Or victor Ronaldo - who finished the season with 42 goals in all competitions and as the Champions League's top scorer - ended up singing, "Cristiano, Ballon d'Or" and the fans joined in.
The game was preceded by a minute's silence, which was interrupted by applause from both sets of fans, and United's players wore black armbands. The club intend to present him with a new five year deal which United hope to have finalised by the time pre-season comes around.
You can not criticise as the numbers don't lie. My age is just a number. "I played here for a long time and I feel part of the furniture". "We have won three Champions Leagues in four seasons so we have to be in that category", he said.
Golden State's head coach missed the first 43 games of the 2015-16 season due to a cerebrospinal fluid leak that was a result of a nicked spinal cord during his first back surgery in July 2015. Kerr remains involved with the team and was able to travel to San Antonio for the final two games of that series. There are days where we say, 'I can't go to work today, I can't function.' It's not a sickness as we most know it, like the flu, but it's enough for him to say, 'I can't go to work in that ...
The Wales global was a second-half substitute on Saturday as Madrid claimed their second Champions League triumph in as many seasons with a 4-1 win over Juventus in Cardiff . "I think we can get better". Juventus scored twice in the opening 25 minutes, courtesy of defenders Dani Alves and Leonardo Bonucci, and then shut the game down.
Global outrage swelled over the massive blast, the deadliest single attack in Kabul since the Taliban were toppled from power in a 2001 US-led invasion. While the embassies of India, Japan, Turkey, China and France reported damage, the BBC network reported that one of its drivers was killed, while four journalist sustained injuries.
Cristiano Ronaldo was able to look back on "an unbelievable season - again" having helped Real Madrid to back-to-back UEFA Champions League titles and been voted man of the match after becoming the first player to score in three finals. "The second half was better". "( Gianluigi) Buffon will still be the goalkeeper next year. Real's Toni Kroos was in awe of his team-mate Ronaldo.
His father Mario only won Indy once in 29 starts, and his son Marco, now after 12 starts at Indy , is still trying for win No. 1. "One lap you put on the lead there, it was already a nice feeling". Once again Indianapolis proved to be the site of unforgettable moments, for both great and awful reasons as some of the sport's best drivers saw their fortunes change in an instant.
SSN HQ also understands that Mourinho is interested in Varane's colleague at Real Madrid , Alvaro Morata , who he sees as a flawless candidate to lead the line for United next season as Zlatan Ibrahimovic continues his rehabilitation from knee surgery.
Truex had led a race-high 53 laps before the red flag came out. By the final two laps, he had nothing left in the tank. Going into Turn 3 on the final restart, Blaney took the lead and put the field in his rear view mirror. 24 vehicle, but couldn't do either due to the oil on the track. "For whatever reason it's really been tough for me". "I thought that was a great move on NASCAR's part because this is such a long race you deserve to have another stage in it to break it up, and if ...
Top hope for the French Open 2017 and former World No. 1 Rafael Nadal yesterday demolished compatriot Roberto Bautista Agut in straight sets - 6-1, 6-2, 6-2 and may have had no trouble there. Wozniacki, who made her only other quarter-final appearance at Roland Garros in 2010, will next meet Latvian teenager Jelena Ostapenko, a 2-6, 6-2, 6-4 victor over 2010 finalist Samantha Stosur.
Although New Zealand fought back, a couple of uncharacteristic errors meant they were unable to get ahead of Spithill's 50-foot (15 metre) catamaran and were beaten easily by the holders of the oldest trophy in global sport. The New Zealand choice leaves Sweden's Artemis Racing and SoftBank Team Japan as the other head-to-head semi-final. Meanwhile, after concluding the qualifiers as winners, topping the table with nine points following back-to-back wins over Emirates Team New Zealand and ...