by | May 20, 2017 | 03:10

One night after taking credit for the Celtics landing the No. 1 overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft, Celtics legend Paul Pierce has already revealed what he believes the club should do with the pick. Even though the Cavs are the defending champions, it was Boston - not Cleveland - that finished the regular season with the best record in the East and with it, home court advantage.

by | May 20, 2017 | 02:43

James scored 35 points, Kyrie Irving added 27 and Cleveland swept Toronto , beating the Raptors 109-102 on Sunday to give James his seventh consecutive trip to the Eastern Conference finals. But Irving responded with 11 straight points to put the Cavs up by eight, then James drained a three over Tucker with 2:54 to play that capped a 14-2 Cavs run.

by | May 20, 2017 | 01:54

Or Draisaitl's hat-trick. But they will be at the Honda Center for game seven, shoving aside the crushing overtime defeat in Game 5 in Anaheim. Ryan Johansen - Nashville's first-line centre had a goal and an assist in a series-clinching 3-1 Game Six win against St.

by | May 20, 2017 | 03:18

The only thing that could possibly make this week better for Boston would be a Wednesday night victory over the Cavs in Game One. "That felt pretty good ", Grousbeck said after the draft lottery results were revealed. And having the No. 1 pick this year, and potentially the No. 1 overall pick again next year with Brooklyn's pick again, he doesn't have to take that kind of a risk.

by | May 20, 2017 | 03:23

Golden State: Portland (+1) 67-54 first half Game 3 Memphis vs. San Antonio: Memphis (+1) 50-46 first half Game 3 Oklahoma City vs. Houston: Oklahoma City (-2.5) 65-58 first half Game 3 Washington vs. "Bigs just try to contest shots and sometimes that stuff may happen", Durant said. And you want to know if our chances our less, and you want to know how we feel? "Steph avoided landing on LaMarcus" foot, and that's why they didn't call a foul.

by | May 20, 2017 | 02:23

Isaiah Thomas' huge 2016-2017 season with the Celitcs nearly never was, according to Jackie MacMullan. With that trade, as most may remember, Kevin Garnett , Paul Pierce and Jason Terry went to Brooklyn for some role players and Brooklyn's first round draft picks for four of the next five seasons.

by | May 20, 2017 | 01:50

FOUR of Tottenham's six goals on the night were credited to the England worldwide as the blur of perpetual motion that is Kane, Heung-Min Son and Dele Alli tore through the Foxes defense. "I've got to get out there against Hull and try and score more goals". They are so happy here and we are building a very exciting project. "We have our (transfer) targets and we will see if we can achieve them", Pochettino said.

by | May 20, 2017 | 01:23

Hamilton ran an alternative strategy, picking medium tyres for the middle stint while Vettel held them off until the end, and also benefited from pitting just as a virtual safety vehicle period was ending. A year ago, Max Verstappen made history on the very same track, when he sped away to victory to become the youngest race victor at the age of 18. They have been proving over and over in the last few years that they are the team to beat.

by | May 20, 2017 | 01:29

Mauricio Pochettino fears Tottenham have blown their chance of winning the Premier League because they lack the ruthless streak required to succeed under intense pressure. "In football, things don't happen naturally, you need to go and get it". Today was a key moment. Dier added: "We brought it [the deficit to Chelsea] back to four points but after today it's almost impossible now.

by | May 20, 2017 | 01:27

So just how much does he weigh? "As many as I need to play", Blount said. The Patriots promptly claimed Blount off waivers, and his 2014 season provides an interesting test case: He gained 266 yards on 65 carries, 4.1 yards per carry, as a Steeler, 281 yards on 60 carries, 4.7 yards per carry, as a Patriot.

by | May 20, 2017 | 01:31

The Blues sealed their second Premier League title in three years when they won 1-0 at West Brom on Friday night. Although previous year Italian papers might have shown much more enthusiasm for Ranieri's win, they have been quick to praise Conte for doing the having an instant impact in the Premier League and establishing an Italian dominance in England.

by | May 20, 2017 | 00:37

The former England captain's first came against Arsenal during a 1-1 draw... "The fact is I know John, he is a top player and a free agent", Clement, who has previously worked with Terry while at Chelsea in numerous coaching roles, told reporters.

by | May 20, 2017 | 00:55

The absence of Sharapova and Williams, a three-time champion in Paris , leaves the women's French Open field wide open. But despite that great performance she now ranks at 211 which is the way to low for the automatic qualification for the tournament.

by | May 20, 2017 | 01:15

If Liverpool beat relegated Middlesbrough and City avoid defeat at Watford, then Arsenal are consigned to the Europa League, but Wenger hasn't given up yet. "We didn't play well on Saturday, we know that but I think you can see Sunderland had a go, tried to score at times but we were outclassed by a better football team".

by | May 20, 2017 | 00:31

Fifteen years, 650 competitive games, 113 worldwide caps, eight Bundesliga titles, six German Cups, one Champions League, one Club World Cup and one World Cup later, the Bayern Munich captain finally hangs up his boots this Saturday . Bayern Munich captain Philipp Lahm has all-but ruled out becoming a manager after he retires from football. Bayern Munich will farewell two giants of the game on Saturday when World Cup winners Philipp Lahm and Xabi Alonso retire from professional football.

by | May 20, 2017 | 00:30

It remains to be seen if he will sign it, but Toure didn't behave like someone who meant to leave following Manchester City's final home game of the season against West Brom on Tuesday night. West Brom , usually sound on defence, found itself trailing 0-2 just a half-hour into tie at the Etihad, conceding goals to Gabriel Jesus in the 27th minute and to Kevin de Bruyne, who scored just two minutes later.

by | May 20, 2017 | 01:23

What also sparked the Wizards to a big win was going on a 17-0 run in the first quarter to break the game open. Washington Wizards guard John Wall (2) fights for a loose ball against Boston Celtics players during the first half in Game 3 of a second-round NBA playoff series basketball game, Thursday, May 4, 2017, in Washington .

by | May 20, 2017 | 00:08

The absence of David de Gea from Manchester United's most recent games has been drawing attention and Jose Mourinho moved to explain what his plans for the Spaniard are for the remainder of the year. Strong guy. Strong mentality . "He is learning how to live after his father passed away, but he is strong, and he knows he needs to play next Sunday because he hasn't played or trained for a long time and he needs these minutes on the pitch".

by | May 19, 2017 | 23:52

Of course, the Yankees couldn't let Jeter go without getting him to throw out the ceremonial first pitch prior to Sunday's series finale against the Astros (GameTracker). One thing the Yankees know how to do is ceremonies. "So, I'm excited, but at the same time I'm nervous". Carlos Beltran added an RBI double and Carlos Correa lifted a sacrifice fly as Houston improved to 11-3 in its last 14 games.

by | May 20, 2017 | 01:11

The billionaire's move sent the team searching for $650 million to fill the financial gap he created. Last year, the Nevada Legislature approved a hotel tax increase that will cover $750 million of the stadium project. The land they recently purchased is not big enough to accommodate the one-spot-per-four-seats county requirement. Raiders owner Mark Davis does not want to move to Las Vegas until the dome is complete, in 2020, and has said he does not want to play at UNLV's current home, ...

by | May 20, 2017 | 00:24

His reasons? "I mean look at myself", he said on the show, smiling. Women usually love my accent because I'm from Cameroon in Africa. "I'll be working on my rehab pretty hard and I'm feeling pretty well". Even though the Sixers don't have a game on their schedule for more than five months, any time Joel Embiid has good news on his basketball well being, it qualifies as a significant development for the potential franchise center.

by | May 19, 2017 | 23:56

The team is back in action - and back in London - for Tottenham Hotspur's last game at White Hart Lane before it is demolished to make way for a new stadium for the London club. So this week's match against Tottenham is another opportunity for Olosunde to make his Premier League debut. "I can not put four or five kids on together in the fire, I can not do that to the kids".

by | May 19, 2017 | 23:55

Already assured of second-place in the league table, the Lilywhites could have been forgiven for taking it easy but against last season's champions, they turned on the style in the final 30 minutes. I'm not resting on my laurels, and I'll go to Hull [on Sunday] looking to get four more hopefully. "So I changed it at half-time and for 10 to 15 minutes we actually caused them problems, but the disappointing thing for me when we scored the third goal I didn't see enough desire to defend as a ...

by | May 19, 2017 | 23:25

The Spain global told City's official website following a 2-1 victory over reigning champions Leicester: "The final weeks of the season have been tough, but we could win against Leicester and I'm very happy for these three important points".

by | May 19, 2017 | 23:08

As for the details of the deal, NFL Insider Ian Rapoport reports Garrett will receive $30.4 million guaranteed with a signing bonus of $20.25 million. He likes to read and write poetry, is fascinated by dinosaurs and his musical tastes range from Marvin Gaye to Journey to Earth, Wind & Fire to Led Zeppelin to apparently Seal .

by | May 19, 2017 | 23:21

Rashford and United could have had more of an advantage to take back to Old Trafford for the second leg on May 11. "After the goal, (Jose) Mourinho's got a lot of experience and he just tells his players "game's over, game's finished, 1-0, we're not going to play any more football tonight", Guidetti said.

by | May 19, 2017 | 22:30

Louis can lock it down almost as well as the Predators, it seems. Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne , of Finland, waves to fans as he leaves the ice after his team defeated the St. James Neal scored for the Predators, and Pekka Rinne made 30 saves. "I feel like right now, we can do some damage", Rinne said. "They were able to manufacture the timely goal that we couldn't manufacture this year".

by | May 19, 2017 | 22:34

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has stated he had no choice but to focus on the Europa League because of injuries, after this weekend's defeat against Tottenham. When people say 'we gambled, ' we didn't gamble , we didn't choose Europa League. "Other clubs fighting for the top four would like to be in our position".

by | May 19, 2017 | 23:48

Despite spending £455 million on transfer fees in the last three years, United now sit 24 points behind Chelsea heading into the final round of matches. For the players as well because they've got good bonuses for the position they finish in the league so they are well aware of what it means. Mourinho dismissed injury concerns surrounding Marouane Fellaini and Juan Mata, despite the former having a "a bad feeling in the hamstring".

by | May 19, 2017 | 23:27

Winston Reid, of West Ham United, was the final goalscorer at Upton Park (last May) and the last player sent off at White Hart Lane (last November). He also explained that the team are "sad and disappointed that Chelsea won the league" but he also believes " there is nothing to regret " and that " we will be proud of our achievements and we fought for the Premier League ".

by | May 19, 2017 | 23:46

Inevitably, Europe's top clubs will be considering mega-money bids for Kane in the close season, but Pochettino has no intention of selling his prize asset at any cost. Tottenham was rampant as it sealed a 13th win in its last 16 games in all competitions, having already cemented second place. But unfortunately for the north Londoners, who have won 11 of their last 12 league games, champions Chelsea have been even more consistent.

by | May 19, 2017 | 23:17

The two-time Premier League victor will end a celebrated nine-year association with the club at the end of the campaign and Guardiola added: "The crowd have stayed to say goodbye to a legend". Hopefully they can win it one day because that is the competition we are looking for and this club is trying to win. He entered to a hero's reception just after the hour and was honoured after the game in an on-field presentation.

by | May 19, 2017 | 22:07

The Toronto Raptors' season has come to an end - but they didn't go down without a fight. "I just like our guys didn't give up. Since I got here, everything was easier, and I had fun with them". Which I will do. And getting better as a basketball player. "I thought the Milwaukee series would prepare us more for the Cavs series because we had to change the way we played a little".

by | May 19, 2017 | 22:44

Fans took to Twitter to have their say on The Special One... "I left Highbury, they were crying, I left Emirates Stadium, they were crying". Thierry Henry had asked Wenger, in an interview recently, about the over reliance of the long ball to which Wenger replied, "You know me well enough to know I am not asking them to do that".

by | May 19, 2017 | 22:02

Montgomery matched his season high for strikeouts with seven last time out versus Houston, but he took the loss after surrendering four runs and eight hits - both season highs - over six innings. Holliday and Judge promptly got their base hits in the sixth. Finally, Duffy recovered from an error and a walk by inducing a first-pitch double play ball and a strikeout in the fifth.