Harden scored 40 points to go along with 10 rebounds and 10 assists. Blake Griffin scored 23 points and the Clippers snapped their three-game losing streak with a 108-78 win over Cleveland on Saturday night. During the game, the broadcast showed LeBron James on the bench sipping on what appears to be some sort of hot beverage (Jeff Van Gundy said that it's coffee on the air, but we don't know for sure).
A victory seemed assured even for the struggling Clippers considering all the fortunate circumstances delivered to them Saturday night. Love was injured on February 11 and had arthroscopic surgery to remove "loose bodies" in his knee on February 14.
The Miami-Toronto game ended at 10:30 p.m.; with Daylight Savings Time set to rob them of an hour, that left the Heat exactly 18 1/2 hours before tip-off against the Pacers - with a two-hour flight to make as well. With George struggling in the fourth quarter, in got clutch plays late from Jeff Teague and Myles Turner . "I think we did a great job, but I still think we've got to get better".
On realising his mistake, Anas stammered and later apologised to the wife clarifying that he had only meant to thank her only. I love so much from my heart. As expected, he became a trending item on Twitter on Saturday morning. With the signing, he returned to South Africa where he played for Maritzburg United before he was released in 2016 after an unsuccessful spell.
An automatic "T." The NCAA's postgame statement also said Collins was hit with the technical for violating "bench decorum" rules by stepping onto the court with the ball in play. The first 20 minutes we were switching everything, sliding to the inside and trying to make them take tough 2s. Collins handled the questions about the call with class, noting that it is human to err and nothing could be done about it now.
The seemingly unending drama included an alleged bite of Wales wing George North, a yellow card to prop Samson Lee, and persistent penalties against Wales, but their coach Rob Howley was mostly incensed with France's late substitutions, and openly questioned whether the French bent the rules.
Stephen Curry scored a game-high 28 points on 9-for-13 shooting as the Warriors shot 60 percent in completing a flawless 3-0 homestand. Bucks All-Star Giannis Antetokounmpo missed 10 of his 14 shots and was limited to nine points, three rebounds and three assists.
Australia skipper Steve Smith kept up the pressure by rotating his bowling options as runs trickled in for the hosts in the final two hours of play. Pujara, who had made his 11th Test century on Saturday, continued to make runs as he brought up his fifth score of 150-plus.
The way Palace started at Selhurst Park suggested he had told his team this was one of those occasions when a draw would suffice, but with Chelsea, Southampton, Arsenal and Leicester their next four fixtures they would have been taking a risk.
Jordan Bell now has 13 points to lead OR, and Tyler Dorsey has 12. The Ducks (30-5) showed they have depth and sheer athleticism to make a special March run, just as coach Dana Altman hoped this week when he challenged role players to make larger contributions in shot-blocker Boucher's absence.
But the Cats were just god terrible in the first half of their second-round NCAA tournament game, scoring just 20 points on 30-percent shooting, going 1-for-11 from 3-point range and trailing by 18 at halftime. Williams-Goss' alley oop to Johnathan Williams cemented a 16-4 run in the first half for the Zags, and put the WCC powerhouse in firm control with a 38-20 halftime lead.
We're not thinking about records and all our focus is about winning a Grand Slam". "You have these days". England are not slated to face back-to-back world champions New Zealand until 2018, but the RFU is battling to secure a November 2017 fixture with the All Blacks at Twickenham.
He is shooting 42.2 percent from the field and 38.2 percent on his three-point attempts. "Being able to lock in, I think, is the most important thing", Hall said. Leon and Robinson were the difference-makers for the Gators in the first half, scoring 15 of their 31 first-half points. And it's better than they've ever played on this stage.
Duke has beaten North Carolina in two of their last three meetings heading into the NCAA tournament, including a 93-83 victory in the ACC tournament semifinals as a four-point underdog. Duke just got through with a tough ACC Tournament which helped them immensely. ". Our final goal was not to win the ACC tournament". North Carolina won the ACC regular season.
Elliott may not leave much "meat on the bone" for other backs in Scott Linehan's offense, likely coming off the field less than he did as a rookie for the rest of his career, but Darren McFadden was this team's only reliable option to play with another three-down back with pass catching ability.
When Larry Glass took a seat in front of his TV Saturday evening to watch the Northwestern Wildcats take on the Gonzaga Bulldogs in the second round of the NCAA tournament, the former Northwestern hoops coach was hoping for a better result - but he could not have asked for a more exciting game.
The Musketeers (23-13) will face either Arizona or St. Mary's next week at the NCAA west region semifinal in San Jose, Calif. Florida State was the bigger program from a power conference, but Xavier came in as a tournament tested team and it showed.
The goal forced Real Madrid to venture more on offence. The player from Camas is for many non-Madrid fans a source of ridicule and in equal measures a source of devotion from the Bernabeau faithful, however both admirers and detractors do know one thing, when the team needs a shot in the arm, the defender is always on hand.
Manuwa is the No 4 ranked UFC light heavyweight and headlined the event in London, the town he calls home. After the fight Manuwa, who is ranked fourth at 205lbs, told Dan Hardy that he wants the victor of the upcoming UFC light-heavyweight title fight between Daniel Cormier (c) and Anthony Johnson next.
It's a surreal moment for me. USA Basketball Women's National Team director Carol Callan serves as chair of the USA Women's National Team Steering Committee. "Needless to say, I didn't keep scouting the game", Staley quipped. Staley, now the head coach of the University of SC women's team, will maintain her position, as the schedule for both teams will not interfere with her duties.
Vasturia was the only other Irish player to reach double figures with 11. Heartbreak Hotel for Jersey Guy point guard Matt Farrell , given the keys to the Irish kingdom with Demetrius Jackson and Jerian Grant gone. "I think we were awake and ready to play", Brey said. "We kept fighting, but eventually that really is - that does a lot of psychological damage, and we hadn't been in one (a hole) in a while.We hadn't been in one of those where we were digging out of a hole and trying to come ...
Round one was close, but Pickett did some strong work in the second frame, scoring another double-leg takedown, this time keeping Vera there for a couple minutes. "London, London, slow down". "One Punch" didn't get the fairy-tale ending he was hoping for, and closed out his career with six losses in his past seven fights.
When the Atlanta Hawks , dressed in unusual blue-and-neon-green jerseys that evoked the Seattle Seahawks, leapt from the starting gates and pinned 42 points on a exhausted and road-weary Golden State Warriors squad in just the first quarter, a casual fan could be forgiven for thinking that the game was over.
But Sock, victor of two titles already this year at Auckland and Delray Beach, raised his game in the second set, which went on serve to the tiebreaker, where Federer won the last three points to seal the win on his first match point. In previous years Sock might have faltered. "I don't think I played the best tiebreaker but it was enough to get through and I'm super happy to be in the final".
He will face either Roger Federer or Jack Sock in the championship match . Victory takes Wawrinka into the semi-finals at Indian Wells for the first time , when he tackles Carreno Busta. "I'm really happy to have served well in the tiebreak". "This tournament is one of the best tournaments in the year and maybe one of the toughest, because all the people are playing here", said Carreno Busta.
Both teams feature a conference player of the year. On the inside, senior forwards Kennedy Meeks and Isaiah Hicks have each posted the best numbers of their college careers. "He just put too much pressure on himself and tried to do too much possibly, which you love that - you like a guy that tries to step up". "I've addressed that with him", the coach added.
But that's still not an excuse for not coming to play. If the team can shoot like it did on Thursday in the second half (50 percent), they're in good shape. The Villanova University Wildcats are about to start dancing in the NCAA Tournament. Villanova trailed by eight early and still trailed early in the second half before finally rolling to a 76-56 win over scrappy Mount St.
The 7-footer, in his 19th season, joins Malone and Bryant as the third player to score at least 30,000 points with one team. Dirk Nowitzki scored the 20 points he needed for 30,000 in his career in barely more than a quarter, and the Dallas Mavericks celebrated with their second straight easy home win over the Los Angeles Lakers, a 122-111 victory Tuesday night.
Sunday. The odor of raw marijuana was present from the window, the report said, but Turner said there were no drugs or weapons in the auto when asked. According to the report, Ridley was advised of his Miranda rights, but agreed to speak with police. The report said a police search of the vehicle yielded numerous small bags of marijuana.
The news is the second major blow to the Masters 1000 event in one day, as it was reported earlier that world number two Novak Djokovic also withdrew due to an elbow injury. Apologies to my fans, it's one of my favourite tournaments. "The focus now is on getting ready for the clay court season". Murray's decision to drop out of Miami moves 19-year-old American Taylor Fritz into the main draw.
A 1-1 result in the return leg on Thursday secured their place in the last eight of a major UEFA competition for the first time. AS Roma against Lyon was probably the highlight of the round of 16 with the French side coming out victorious, winning 5-4 on aggregate.
The search for the Fighting Illini's next coach appears to be over. Underwood, who went to school at Kansas State and spent a good amount of his Division I coaching career in the Big 12, is a huge get for IL. Groce was 95-75 in five seasons, but made the NCAA tournament just once, his first season as head coach. Contract details have yet to be released, but Underwood likely received a significant pay raise.
West Ham's situation was made even worse by Winston Reid's forced withdrawal with a suspected thigh problem in the 18th minute. And in stoppage time Schmeichel made a stunning point-blank save to deny Carroll as Leicester held out to take another big step away from relegation trouble, and continue to prove there is life in the champions yet.
Several United stars surrounded referee Michael Oliver after he brandished the red card in the 35th minute in protest, and the club were subsequently charged by the FA. A statement on the FA's official website reads: " Manchester United have been fined £20,000 after the club admitted an FA misconduct charge and accepted the standard penalty".
Clicked may be the wrong term, though. MI comes in as the higher seed at No. 7. In other words: Michigan State has a lot of work to do between now and Sunday. The Jayhawks have to feel at least a little uneasy about it, especially if they watched any of Michigan State's first-round victory over eighth-seeded Miami.