by | May 08, 2017 | 12:43

The Cavs attempted just short of 40% more three-pointers a game than the Raptors in the regular season and made 4.2 more on average a game than Toronto. But history has shown us that DeRozan can change in a heartbeat, just as he did a year ago with a pair of 32-point games in the third and fourth games of the series.

by | May 08, 2017 | 12:41

Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) drives past San Antonio Spurs guard Danny Green (14) during the first half in Game 4 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series, Sunday, May 7, 2017, in Houston. "I can finally breathe", Harden said. I have no play here as I just can not lay the 5.5 points. DeRozan was a one-man show for Toronto, shooting 12-for-23 from the field and a ideal 13-for-13 from the free-throw line to score 37 points in Game 3.

by | May 08, 2017 | 12:33

Romelu Lukaku may not make his dream Chelsea return after all, while Liverpool are in for a Leipzig star , according to Monday's papers. Keita has been influential in a superb debut season for the club, making 29 appearances and scored seven goals.

by | May 08, 2017 | 12:26

Ander Herrera has indicated that the season would be considered a failure if Manchester United don't qualify for the Champions League. "I think he is right". "He's scored major goals for United and again he's got the important goal". Lingard added: "It's part and parcel of football". "You've just got to focus on the next game and he's bounced back with that goal".

by | May 08, 2017 | 12:16

Thomas vowed to be aggressive in Game 4 , and while he scored 17 points in the first half, he added just 2 in the second half, which went along with five turnovers. The Celtics organization released the statement on Friday revealing the injuries Thomas suffered in Game 1 of the second-round playoff series.

by | May 08, 2017 | 12:14

The Jazz are 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings in Los Angeles and the under is 5-1 in the last 6 meetings in Los Angeles. Johnson did a bit of everything, from hitting floaters in the lane to dropping 3-pointers, to keep the Clippers' defense on its heels.

by | May 08, 2017 | 12:12

Cleveland Cavaliers will be a battle as they take on Toronto Raptors on nba sunday game. LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers are off to a 7-0 start in this year's postseason and the 32-year-old superstar is somehow playing the best playoff basketball of his decorated career.

by | May 08, 2017 | 12:10

Schwartz pounced on Colton Parayko's point blast, punching it past Pekka Rinne for his fourth playoff goal shortly after an interference penalty to P.K. The second goal, scored by Blues left wing Jaden Schwartz , left Rinne visibly upset as another rebound effort was netted while Nashville's defense was slow to react.

by | May 08, 2017 | 12:02

Draymond Green relishes in being one of the most polarizing players in the National Basketball Association, but he doesn't understand what the people of Utah have against him. The Jazz cut the deficit to a basket after Hayward buried three free throws to make it 86-84. Thirty seconds later, Durant delivered a hard foul to Gobert and the two got into it after the whistle.

by | May 08, 2017 | 12:05

Anaheim is under pressure to reverse a playoff trend. "Guess so, the season was on the line", he said . "We had Benoit Pouliot playing (defense) for a few shifts and if you didn't notice, he played that well on it, which is a good thing", Oilers coach Todd McLellan said.

by | May 08, 2017 | 11:58

Nearly as soon as McDavid tied the game at 3-3 with his first goal of the series, Christopher Wagner gave Anaheim its lead back 1:48 later. The German forward's empty-net goal capped a four-goal, third-period outburst for the Oilers . He continued his Duck dominance in the postseason, finishing Game 1 with a goal and two assists. But the Oilers are expecting their loud fan base to give them a much-needed energy boost after a close Game 2.

by | May 08, 2017 | 11:55

Jazz C Rudy Gobert went 7-of-15 from the free-throw line. The Warriors got off to a quick start, and led by 10 after the first quarter. Utah survived the first-half onslaught by Durant, who had 22 points and six rebounds at the break.

by | May 08, 2017 | 11:45

They next threatened just after the half-hour mark when a measured through-ball from Paul Pogba sent Henrikh Mkhitaryan clean through on goal, but Alvarez was quick off his line to thwart the Albanian at close range. "The second leg? We'll try to score, like we before [in the first leg]". "The team was good, was strong and could make a strong atmosphere look nice.

by | May 08, 2017 | 11:43

The Jazz and Warriors will play Game 3 back in Utah on Saturday. However, the Jazz will unfortunately be without one of their starters in point guard George Hill for the Game 2 matchup. After the game, though, Curry said it was no biggie, calling it "routine maintenance", per Slater. At over seven feet tall, Gobert's strength and size were expected to be a problem for the Warriors , but their defensive strategy held the young star in check.

by | May 08, 2017 | 11:40

Nine NBA coaches received votes this year from their peers. Spoelstra led a makeshift Miami Heat team, one that had just lost Chris Bosh (health reasons) and Dwyane Wade (free agency), to a 41-41 record. "There's always challenges when you have great teams that are supposed to win". He's also led the Heat to two NBA Championships (four NBA Finals appearances), but has never won the NBA's Coach of the Year award.

by | May 08, 2017 | 11:41

Pittsburgh Penguins center Jake Guentzel, center, celebrates his goal with Sidney Crosby (87) and Ian Cole (28) during the second period of Game 2 in an NHL hockey Stanley Cup second-round playoff series against the Washington Cap. WASHINGTON (AP ) - With Sidney Crosby continuing his brilliance for the Penguins and Braden Holtby not having the same response in net for the Capitals, the second-round series between the NHL's top teams has tilted in Pittsburgh's favor.

by | May 08, 2017 | 11:36

What is more , he has endured regular taunts from nemesis Mourinho - a coach with vastly different football philosophy. Wenger said yesterday he was prepared to make peace with Mourinho . And Celta striker John Guidetti said the Spaniards should learn from Mourinho's streetwise tactics. "It's important to have everybody". "I am a big boy, I'm in football for all my life".

by | May 08, 2017 | 11:25

Louis Blues in Game 6 of a second-round NHL hockey playoff series Sunday, May 7, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. The Nashville Predators are headed to the Western Conference finals for the first time in franchise history. Louis goalie Jake Allen for his second goal. The demise of the Blues' season came in a predictable, and nearly fitting way: The team could not score enough goals.

by | May 08, 2017 | 10:53

The only reason Tom Brady doesn't have seven Super Bowl rings is because the New York Giants had a ton of quality National Football League pass rushers that kept Brady running for his life. I'll continue to pump out the final flawless drafts as the selection meeting rolls on. From smaller schools, Temple's Haason Reddick and Western Michigan's Corey Davis are projected to be picked among the first 15 selections.

by | May 08, 2017 | 10:53

But despite being two games away from a return visit, with Game 3 on Sunday in Edmonton, the Oilers understand the slim margin they have navigated in being up two games instead of down by two. "We lost the first game, we couldn't lose this one". But after that series, perhaps the Oilers have learned to keep their cool, and they don't seem to be intimidated by the Ducks.

by | May 08, 2017 | 10:39

The explanation was not enough for the Oilers after their 4-3 loss in double overtime gave the Ducks a 3-2 lead in their second-round playoff series. Then, hell broke loose and the Ducks attacked the Oilers in legendary fashion. This is illogical, implausible, irrational, crazy, cockeyed and pushing preposterous.

by | May 08, 2017 | 10:35

In that sense, the hulking goaltender is Predators personified and was understandably beaming when, in his 566th National Hockey League game, he finally led the franchise to its first berth in the Western Conference finals. Mike Leake won his fourth straight decision, Matt Carpenter and Matt Adams homered as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Atlanta Braves 5-3 on Saturday night.

by | May 08, 2017 | 10:33

Vesey's goal, his first of the postseason, was a diving highlight-reel play for him-and almost one for Senators goalie Craig Anderson . The Sens fired 15 shots in the opening period after finishing with just 23 total in Game 4. "The opponent in NY had some ammunition in terms of physicality and we had some ammunition also and we used it today", Boucher said. The scoring started with three goals in a span of 1:56 in the first period.

by | May 08, 2017 | 10:22

The Boston Celtics finished two games ahead of the Cavs in the standings, and FiveThirtyEight's prediction model even gave the Raptors and Washington Wizards a better chance to win the title. The long-standing criticism of Irving's game - besides his defense, in which I show my own predisposition for insanity by hoping this is the game we see it - is his one-dimensional offensive game.

by | May 08, 2017 | 10:20

The race is at 2 p.m. on FOX and will be live streamed on FOX Sports Go . He's also won only one race at a track other than Daytona or Talladega since 2014. Stenhouse emerged the victor on the last lap, with Jamie McMurray edging Busch for second. Dale Earnhardt Jr., who started second, was near the front following a restart after an 18-car pileup until a loose left rear tire pushed him to the rear.

by | May 08, 2017 | 10:08

It was seeing Holtby sitting on the bench in a baseball cap to start the third period that provided the biggest gut check on Saturday night. Pittsburgh goalie Marc-Andre Fleury preserved the win with brilliant goaltending in the third period.

by | May 08, 2017 | 10:00

Sentinel and Enterprise staff photos can be ordered by visiting our SmugMug site. The game was full of altercations, lack of respect and sportsmanship, but it work for the Washington Wizards so they embraced it. Will the Washington Wizards find a way to even up their series with the Boston Celtics when the two meet in Game 4 today at 6:30PM ET? "We're still down one, still down in the series".

by | May 08, 2017 | 09:57

It was an encouraging return for Dustin Johnson, who fell just short of achieving four straight wins in a row - which would have been all the more impressive given he hasn't played a competitive tournament since he was forced to withdraw from the Masters.

by | May 08, 2017 | 09:57

Yet Swansea still had chances and looked risky on set-pieces. Swansea were too hurried in the final third but demanded a penalty when Gylfi Sigurdsson tumbled in the area. Hull are two points better off and host demoralised Sunderland tomorrow, but their season concludes with a home game against title-chasing Tottenham.

by | May 08, 2017 | 09:49

Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas, who on Sunday claimed his maiden Formula One victory at the Russian Grand Prix, has admitted that he has been left short of words to describe the feeling after the win which to him appears surreal. But the fresh set of tyres helped the Ferrari driver, and four-time F1 champion, catch up to the vehicle ahead of him. "When I got the message we got it I was over the moon".

by | May 08, 2017 | 09:45

Not much has gone right for the New York Mets over that past three weeks, including on the weather front. The Marlins lost to the New York Mets, 11-3, on Saturday at Citi Field, their ninth loss in 11 games. Very, very impressed by the way they went about things". He didn't factor into the decision in his most recent start Sunday, when Koehler gave up three runs on six hits and one walk while striking out three over four innings as the Marlins beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 10-3.

by | May 08, 2017 | 09:42

IBF heavyweight champion Joshua has the chance to add the WBA Super heavyweight title to his collection, but will have to overcome the Ukranian who - along with brother Vitali - ruled the heavyweight division for a decade. "This fight here with Klitschko is going to be a very important one - probably the most important fight of his entire career". I can't box the way Fury boxed and expect it to be as simple as that for me.

by | May 08, 2017 | 09:29

And Lewis is unsure whether Klitschko can come back to trouble Joshua nearly 18 months after his last fight, when he lost his WBA "Super", IBF and WBO belts to Tyson Fury. "The build-up to the fight is different to anything else I have had". Klitschko has not fought since losing his titles to Brit Tyson Fury in Germany in 2015.

by | May 08, 2017 | 09:22

The England striker has assumed a level of leadership in the absence of Zlatan Ibrahimovic that would consume most 19-year-olds and, just as he came to United's rescue in against Anderlecht with a finish of the highest class, so his free-kick here provided another timely reminder of his vast potential.

by | May 08, 2017 | 09:25

Johansen had an assist on Josi's goal, then scored his first goal of the series and second this postseason with Arvidsson getting his first point against St. Allen ranked just behind Rinne among stingy goalies this postseason, and the Blues had been the NHL's best team after coach Mike Yeo replaced Ken Hitchcock on February 1.