The Penguins advance to their second-straight Eastern Conference finals, and will look to repeat as conference champions on their way to a possible repeat appearance in the Stanley Cup finals. Both Crosby and Karlsson said there was no intent on the play; rabid Sens backers aren't so sure. They had been eliminated from the postseason at home each of the previous four seasons.
So I am glad for them". They eventually appointed former South America-based scout Dick Law to Gazidis' executive team two years later. I leave the Emirates, they were crying, walking the streets with heads low. Asked about the changes, Mourinho said: "We tried to play for a result today". "It is not manager against manager". They are now sixth with 63 points from 34 games and can close the gap with a win at Southampton on Wednesday.
He's a specialist. No matter the time or the score, he's always willing to make and take those big shots. Game 4 will tip off on Sunday at 3:30 ET in Toronto. That's awful. The Raptors missed their first 12 attempts from beyond the arc and did not make a 3-pointer until midway through the third quarter. "That's what he's here for", Cavs coach Tyronn Lue said of Korver.
The victor of the series advances to take on the Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference Finals. However, the Rockets already have two wins in San Antonio so far this year, so they will not be fazed by the task at hand. "We had a great opportunity (in Game 4) to go back to San Antonio up 3-1 and in a better situation", Ginobili said. However, Popovich will have the final say in how he wants his squad to play defense in Game 5.
Spurs coach Gregg Popovic launched an almighty spray on big man Pau Gasol for the broken play as he got caught up in the lane with Clint Capela , leaving Mills with little chance. This series has featured Houston victories by 27 and 21, while the Spurs took the two games in between by 25 and 11. Where the first four games of this series were blowouts, Game 5 was tense throughout and neither team ever really broke away, save for a moderate Rockets barrage in the third quarter.
The series between Chicago and Boston is now tied at two games apiece and tonight is an incredibly important match-up for both teams, as a 3-2 lead usually turns into a series win. The Bulls have used Jerian Grant, Michael Carter-Williams and Isaiah Canaan in his absence. Rondo can guard Thomas as well as ignite the offense of the Bulls.
If you look at pictures of me growing up, I was always in green and gold. Adding speed and length to a secondary maligned by inconsistency and injuries was one priority. "I was just patiently waiting, patiently waiting.... and obviously my call doesn't come (Friday) night". Taking three running backs in the same draft is far from unprecedented; the Seattle Seahawks did so previous year, but the Packers hadn't done so since 1974.
The Spurs clawed back to within four at halftime, but the third quarter proved to be the difference. The news led to an understandably emotional scene in the Houston locker room, but Beverley elected play in Sunday's Game 4 . "They cut the deficit down. but no matter, what we just stayed with it". "The tale was really told in that first quarter". Houston has won twice in San Antonio this season, and going back to the Spurs' house in a 2-2 tie won't strike much fear in the Rockets.
The Jazz never led Monday and in three of the four games against the Warriors. Out of the timeout, JaVale McGee hit a twisting layup and a rare jumper. Shut down one component of Golden State's offense and another component instantly kicks into overdrive. Golden State has cruised to three victories against Utah, winning every contest by more than 10 points.
LeBron James scored 35 points and Kyrie Irving added 27 in the Cavs' win - the team's 11th straight playoff win dating back to last year's NBA Finals. Lowry is no doubt the engine of this team, and it's highly likely he ends up accepting the max from general manager Masai Ujiri, but it still is a question.
He's still going. He's going to fill out even more . "Finally, I leave this (Emirates) stadium with Arsenal fans happy", Mourinho said. It just shows how tight the Premier League is now with more teams fighting for the championship. A report has suggested the Football Association will give United the final say on whether he takes part in Poland and Press Association Sport understands nothing is set in stone yet.
For once, the Boston Celtics didn't spot the Washington Wizards a big lead to start the game. The Wizards won the game 116-89. They wanted to blow them out. Thomas blamed the way the game was called, saying he was whistled for fouls on one end while not getting the benefit of calls on the other. "It's got to be called differently".
Does he wish they'd played again Thursday? "It's tough", DeRozan said . Along with James, who moved into second place on the NBA's all-time playoff scoring list with his Game 2 performance, the Cavaliers got double-figure scoring production from point guard Kyrie Irving , shooting guard Iman Shumpert and power forward Channing Frye.
Guardiola said before kick-off that his side's hopes of qualifying for the Champions League rested on a run of three home games that started with the visit of the Eagles, and the manner of this victory represents the ideal start. "But we are not able to score goals ". "You think of Yaya Toure in that midfield that they have had in the past and that will be the thing going forward".
Upon the beginning of extra innings, when Brett Gardner was called out on strikes, to the first out in the bottom of the 11th, when Albert Almora Jr . Salvador Perez's fourth-inning double was the lone Kansas City hit. Galvis finished the day with three RBIs. Scott Feldman pitched a four-hitter and the Reds ran their winning streak to a season-high five games by blanking San Francisco, 4-0.
As the Pittsburgh Penguins look to eliminate the Washington Capitals from the playoffs with a 3-2 series lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals, both teams are going all out. The Pittsburgh Penguins were not able to hold on to their 2-1 lead that they garnered in the first two periods of Saturday's game five. The good thing is, they know they can do it.
Warriors PG Stephen Curry has made 270 career 3-pointers in the postseason. Utah led by as much as nine in the third quarter, but a 19-8 run led by Curry, who finally found his shot, and Durant gave Golden State a 72-70 lead after the third quarter.
We have to win one at home and steal one here. Before tonight, the Capitals had been on the losing end of six straight games since 2009 when trailing in the third period in an elimination game. "Maybe he has been our most important player". The Sens fired 15 shots in the opening period after finishing with just 23 total in Game 4. The arm-chair doctors obviously didn't have the medical details as Crosby returned to practice in two days.
Alex Ovechkin added an insurance score immediately after and suddenly the Capitals had two goals in 27 seconds after trailing for most of the game. Fingers crossed for the Penguins captain that he makes it back and helps lead his team to a repeat of their 2016 Stanley Cup triumph. So, whenever there is a situation like the Capitals have faced this round - i.e the process is great but the results aren't happening - the coach tends to overreact.
Turris now has three goals in these playoffs, and Ottawa can move on to the Eastern Conference Finals with a win in Game 6 on Tuesday night. Senators coach Guy Boucher pointed to New York's defensive structure as a reason for the Senators' lack of offence in Game 4.