The two-time MVP averaged 19.6 points on 13.4 shots in four playoff games, and he should be back to the Curry of old after getting another week of rest in between the second round and the conference finals. Game 1 of the Western Conference finals is Tuesday (AEST) in Houston . But most likely, it'll be another rematch between the Warriors and Cavaliers.
An eagle and nine birdies, including six in a row from the 11th, left Simpson needing to birdie the final two holes to join the elite group of players to break the magical 60 barrier on the PGA Tour . "It was nice to be able to get out there and shoot 67, five birdies, no bogeys", Day said after his round. "All the swing work that I've done for the last couple of months I'm feeling comfortable with it now and it's paying off".
Dustin Johnson made the most of good scoring conditions to be in a six-way tie for The Players Championship lead after the first round on Thursday. Defending champion Si Woo Kim and Steve Stricker were in a group one shot back. Mitchell played nine holes of practice on Tuesday and Wednesday, and made his debut with four straight birdies at the start.
One thing James truly doesn't agree with, however, is the narrative surrounding how the Celtics have played without Hayward. They were the third-best defensive team in the National Basketball Association in terms of points per game in the regular season and second for field goal percentage.
Shadab and Ashraf stepped up either side of tea, though, and plundered 15 boundaries between them that put Pakistan in a strong position. But Pakistan , sent into bat by Ireland captain William Porterfield after rain washed out Friday's opening day, recovered to 67 for two at lunch on Saturday's second day.
They've gotten to the third round playing only 10 games, and everything looks good for them so far. Manitobans wishing to travel outside of these times can also fly nonstop from Winnipeg to Las Vegas , twice weekly this summer on Thursdays and Sundays or up to three times daily through Calgary.
Game 1 of this year's Eastern Conference Finals will come this Sunday at 3:30 PM ET. Despite the fact that Ben Simmons and Donovan Mitchell have essentially locked up the Rookie of the Year award for this season, Jayson Tatum is the last marquee rookie standing.
Since Moore's appointment, West Brom have taken 11 points from a possible 15 to keep alive the hope of a great escape. West Brom's relegation arrives on the day that Darren Moore was deservedly named the Premier League manager of the month after what has been an incredible run of form.
Wenger admits he is still coming to terms with his decision to step down at the end of the season, and believes he has laid solid foundations for his successor to build upon once Arsenal appoint their new manager. "I feel that if you look at our season, at home we have had championship-winning form", he said. Speaking after the match, Wenger told Arsenal official website, "I am upset with myself that I can not really enjoy it [Song from Leicester fans] because I want so much to win ...
The 20-year-old has had surgery to correct a problem initially sustained on global duty during his third appearance for the England senior side in March's friendly with Holland. "The focus now is to support the team in the two biggest games of the season". However, the Reds are struggling with injuries in midfield as Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is out with a long-term knee injury while Emre Can is struggling with a back complaint.
Toure, 34, is leaving City this summer after an outstanding eight years at the club, a period in which he was won three Premier League titles and four domestic cups. "You know, Yaya does not leave the club because always he'll be part of it". "I think probably the third goal, which was a poor one to concede, is the one that hurts us the most".
The Frenchman will step down as Gunners boss after Sunday's Premier League trip to Huddersfield, with Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri reportedly the first choice of the Arsenal board as his replacement. Even though, Allegri has emerged frontrunner, Carlo Ancelotti and Luis Enrique , both now out of work, have been linked with the Arsenal job. "All these guys are very competent and all good names", said Wenger.
The Bournemouth striker has enjoyed an excellent career, and is now just one goal away from becoming the joint sixth most prolific player in Premier League history, having already scored 162 goals in the EPL. Hopefully, he'll recover well. This circumstance has had a huge impact on United, as you can imagine. The legendary football figure was in a coma since that surgery but the latest report from Daily Mail revealed that he is out of it.
Toronto coach Dwane Casey described his team as " emotionally drunk after game one and game three". "It would be absurd to make a move like that", he said. Nevertheless, fewer 48 hours after it was originally meant to air, James' teammates made sure you no longer need to see it. Rubbing salt in the wound, James' latest heroics came right in front of the Toronto bench.
Rodney Hood refused to enter the game when summoned in the fourth quarter Monday, angering a number of teammates, according to multiple sources . Hood started Game 1 of the Cavs' first-round series against the Pacers, scoring nine points in a 98-80 loss.
Green stayed awake until the early hours of Saturday morning watching film of the Warriors' Game 3 setback, which cut Golden State's series lead to 2-1. Chris Paul had 27 points, 12 rebounds and six assists for the Rockets . The Pelicans also committed 19 turnovers, which led 21 Warriors points. Houston contested every single shot on the night and forced a lot of missed lay-ups from the Jazz as well.
Afghanistan 17-year-old spinner Mujeeb-ur-Rahman snapped three wickets in four balls and propelled Kings XI Punjab to a six-wicket win over Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League. This time around, it was Hardik's contribution with the bat and ball that helped Mumbai big time in clinching the game. It was all-rounder Andre Russell (2-12-2) who broke the 91-run partnership between the two by dismissing Lewis in the 10 over.
Now, deep in the playoffs, the team is reaping the rewards. There is always that debate of what wins in the playoffs: Offense or defense, and so far in this series the team with the best offense has the upper hand. The Golden Knights relied on a crew of castoffs, led by a goalie who was part of three Stanley Cup-winning teams in Pittsburgh before headlining a new team.
Dries Mertens celebrated his 31st birthday by putting Napoli ahead after 25 minutes after a shocking defensive error by Torino's Nicolas Burdisso , with Hamsik coming off the bench to add a second for the hosts after 71 minutes. That gave Napoli a lead to protect over the remaining 19 minutes but it failed to hold on, instead folding under the tension that had appeared to affect it during last weekend's costly 3-0 defeat at Fiorentina.
Giroud scored the only goal of the game as Chelsea defeated Liverpool on Sunday. "But now there is hope because we are getting three points in every game and our rivals are dropping points". But the German admitted his side must treat the Brighton game as a final ahead of the May 26 clash with Real Madrid in Kiev. "That's the situation.
Don Balon's report also claims that Cristiano Ronaldo has raised some concerns about the manager possibly dropping some of Real Madrid's star players for the final. "We know things are going to be hard, Madrid are used to very important games but so are we". Bayern goalkeeper Manuel Neuer continues to recover after a leg injury since September a year ago.
But it does come for all of us ". It's been said , whether right or wrong, it's better three hours too soon, than a minute too late. He is likely to be elected to the Hall of Fame when he becomes eligible and holds National Football League records for most catches in a season by a tight end (110) and most catches in a game by a tight end (18).
As it turns out, that guess was correct through the first two games, as each team has seen their percentage of total shots coming from the slot drop from the marks they posted in the regular season, with the Jets being the far bigger drop, and the two teams essentially on an even playing field at 5-vs-5.
They do", Klopp said. Salah, who plays for Egypt and is expected to sizzle for the African giants at the World Cup this summer, is furious that his image features prominently on the outside of the national team's plane, which was provided by official sponsor WE.
Ibrox chiefs, who have been in talks with former Liverpool and England midfielder Gerrard for the past week, say they hope to be able to release details about Murty's successor "in the near future". In December, the 43-year-old had been given the job until the end of the season after a spell in interim charge following Pedro Caixinha's sacking.
Spurs are now five points clear of Chelsea in fifth place and their remaining league games see them travel to bottom side West Bromwich Albion , before they host Newcastle United and Leicester City . For Watford , the end of the season can not come quickly enough as they are now winless in seven and still not mathematically safe, sitting six points clear of the drop zone.
In what turned out to be a last over finish, the captain cool wasn't a happy man as he looked much animated on the field and wasn't reluctant to express the same during the post-match presentation. Pant tried, along the way giving glimpses of his big-hitting prowess to make a 34-ball half-century; his falling-over leg-side heaves and muscle earning seven fours and four sixes .
In Game 1 against the Pelicans , Kerr swapped Nick Young for McGee to improve the Warriors' perimeter coverage against what is essentially a three-guard alignment with Jrue Holiday , Rajon Rondo and E'Twaun Moore. When he returns in the playoffs, however, Curry has only one goal. Golden State now holds a 5-1 record overall during the 2018 playoffs and have won 25 of their last 27 games versus the Pelicans including 13 of the last 14 at Oracle dating back to the 2012-2013 season.
It is understood the Arsenal boss enjoys a good relationship with PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi as they became friends through Wenger's work as a pundit for beIn Sports - the television station owned by Al-Khelaifi. It ends a run of 22 years with the club, first as a youth player after he joined from Albacete and then the last 16 years in the first team, where he grew to be arguably the best midfielder in the world during his prime.
It won't be easy. "We got three points and it was very important for us if we wanted to achieve Champions League football", Conte said. Despite finishing the game strongly, Carlos Carvalhal's men failed to restore any form of parity and the Swans are now without a win in their last six league games.
It even got physical at Stamford Bridge four years ago when Wenger shoved Mourinho, but the Portuguese delivered an unexpectedly warm tribute following the news that Wenger was leaving Arsenal . The result brought an end the Arsenal's monumental "Invincibles" run as they were one game away from making it 50 Premier League matches without defeat.
That's not a bad thing. But Wall and Beal lacked energy and crispness in that last quarter, and it seemed to be directly related to the number of minutes they played. He is also compiling 12.2 assists, 5.8 rebounds, 2.6 steals and 1.4 blocks. The Toronto Raptors finally ended this series, breathing a sigh of relief.
Yet, this lead did not last for long when Andrew MacDonald slapped it past the defense and Matt Murray's pads, tying the nail-biting game at 2-2. Crosby scored Pittsburgh's first goal at 6:30 of the first period from Kris Letang of Montreal, Quebec and Brian Dumoulin to tie the game at one at the time.
After waiting all series for the reigning MVP to show up, he delivered with his team facing elimination. With the series at 3-2, the Jazz will have a chance to wrap up the series at home on Friday, so long as they do the things they've been able to do after winning three straight from Games 2 to 4.
The victor of that match could face off against top seed Rafael Nadal , who plays Spaniard Roberto Carballes Baena in his first match of the tournament later on Wednesday. "He [Garcia-Lopez] is aggressive, he has good punches and good service, he will not go out on the court without believing he can win, he has experience in important matches".
He's given up 26 hits, four of them home runs, in 21 innings. Adrian Gonzalez (run, RBI) was the lone Met with two hits in the game. Matt Harvey gave up a season-worst six earned runs in a 12-4 loss to Atlanta on Thursday night. A manager in the Major League Baseball must place the best team out there, day in and day out with a keen eye on the bigger, 162-game picture. That, coupled with Teheran's struggles at SunTrust Park, adds to up a Mets win.
More than three hours later after Bryant was helped off the field, David Dahl's two-out walk against Brandon Morrow loaded the bases with two outs in the ninth, and Morrow bounced an 0-2 slider that ricocheted off the mitt of catcher Willson Contreras.
For several weeks, ever since Morris slapped an official's rear end on his way out of a game after being tossed last month, the Boston Celtics forward has made it clear he feels targeted by the officials. An all-important Game 4 will be played on Monday morning with tip set for 3:00 a.m. AEDT. The first quarter was off to a very energetic start for the Bucks, as they fed off their great crowd at the BMO Harris Bradley Center.
Lillard hasn't been as much of a liability this season , and teams aren't targeting him on that end as much. The Pelicans knocked down 11 of 27 three point attempts in Game 3 and drained 16 of their 19 free throw attempts. The Warriors are leading their series with the San Antonio Spurs 3-0. The Trail Blazers were one of the biggest surprises in the National Basketball Association this season.
Playing with a non-contact jersey, Hurts was sacked seven times Saturday. Remember, hero of the national title game and presumptive 2018 starting quarterback Tua Tagovailoa has missed nearly all of spring practice due to an injury. Saban has made it clear from the start of the spring that the decision on the starting quarterback will not be rushed, and the choice will likely come closer to the Crimson Tide's season opener.
The former unified light-welterweight world champion said it was a mistake to agree to that fight and acknowledged he would be finished if he lost his comeback bout with Canadian Lo Greco. Brook was ringside to run the rule over Khan at the Echo Arena. The 31-year-old will have a British homecoming fight against Lo Greco in Liverpool this Saturday night, live on Sky Sports , and a victory could line up a big domestic battle with Brook.
Game Three - at home in San Antonio - begins on Thursday night at 6.30pm [Friday morning, 2.30am United Kingdom time ]. They have won 13 of the last 17 meetings in this series and also won and covered five of their last eight in San Antonio .
A blind squirrel will eventually find a nut, but the Browns can't find a quarterback in two decades. "The further you get away from a simple system, where you're asking him to do multiple jobs, whether it's rush and the next snap you're dropping.
The score didn't reflect a massive deficit, but the opportunity cost to the Thunder of not having a solid lead at that point proved to be pivotal. Steven Adams , who battled foul trouble all game, finished with just nine points on four of five shooting.
Read the AP recap here . Radio play-by-play announcer Matt Pinto will take Davis' role for Game 1 of the playoffs, when the Thunder host the Utah Jazz on Sunday afternoon. "As long as he stays aggressive, miss or makes, we're a better team ". George's hot shooting will get most of the credit, though. "When he's aggressive he changes the game for us, as you see tonight", Westbrook said of George.
Here is a look at each game on the schedule, with the latest news on when that game might be played, their last matchup against the team and a preview on the game. The Raiders , Jaguars and the Chargers are the designated home teams for each game. This will be the Eagles' first-ever regular-season game overseas.
Now Thompson is cemented on the Cavs' bench, and that contract will saddle the Cavaliers' immediate future whether James is a part of it or not. In Game 1, Timberwolves All-Star Karl-Anthony Towns was 3-of-9 from the field, finishing with eight points and 12 rebounds.
There is a 9:30 a.m. ET kickoff for that game. The Eagles and Jaguars will square off in jolly old England on October 28. However, with the schedule set to be released later on Thursday, an early schedule leak has the Eagles hosting the Falcons , not the Vikings according to a report by Philly.com's Jeff McLane.
Marshall caught just 18 passes for 154 yards and no touchdowns before suffering a season-ending ankle injury during New York's Week 5 loss to the Los Angeles Chargers. Marshall , who gained a reputation for being one of the NFL's more outspoken players, also attempted to be a team leader and mentor. Marshall told Ralph Vacchiano of SNY in December he was close to getting full clearance and planned to play for at least a couple more seasons.
Saric heated up and made two of his three shots from beyond the arc in the fourth quarter of Game 2 and it was nearly enough to bring the Sixers back. He wants to play in front of the fans. The two veterans have proven that while they may not be consistent enough to start critical games for the Sixers, they can surely provide the spark needed to beat an opponent like Miami .