In the next over, new batsman Colin de Grandhomme found a thick outside edge that gave him a boundary off his second ball. "We're nearly playing with nothing to lose", Moeen Ali said in Indore the other night; it is a mentality that has served the team well over the last two games.
The midfielder has been superb for Marseille this season since signing from Wolfsburg in Germany, but where he plays could be key. Haidara was then sent off, apparently for a philosophical disagreement with the referee, and OM were through.
The opponent's physicality and their three at the back. At the other end of the pitch, goalkeepers make a difference too and Opta's expected goals model now helps to calculate their performance as well. "The important thing is in the games we tried, we tried, we tried", Guardiola added. "You have to choose one, I was this one", he said. "Sometimes, the guys who try to win, you have your reward".
James opened the game by scoring 24 points on 9-for-15 shooting with four rebounds and four assists in 16 minutes. Of all the possible options on the table, James heading to the 76ers could be the worst one for the Cavaliers since those teams reside in the same conference.
In Game 2 of the Conference quarterfinals when he Indiana Pacers were threatening to take a 2-0 lead after winning Game 1 at home, LeBron shot 46 points on 71 percent shooting in a three-point win. While NBA fans may have been forced to stomach the "no one respects my team" claim from Boston fans, no one expected Boston to dominate Cleveland the way it did.
He, however, fell in the 12th over, when he pulled a short ball from Moeen Ali straight into the lap of Virat Kohli at deep midwicket. The Kings need to win this one to avoid having to win both of their remaining games with substantial margins.
In reply, Ambati Rayudu and Shane Watson pulped SRH - undoubtedly the best attack of the tournament - and walked away with a comprehensive win. Rayudu's showing has also led to a recall to India's One-Day International side for their series against England in July, and the batsman was naturally pleased with how things have gone for him.
Then Irving was injured, the Philadelphia 76ers' "Process" proved successful, and the Raptors surged to 59 wins and the best record in the East. (The Celtics were 1-point favorites; they won 114-112.) A bettor who placed a $100 bet on the Celtics to win the series before it started would have won $325, given that the Celtics were +325 underdogs to win the series.
But they won't be the only ones. Australia's Daniel Ricciardo was second fastest and just 0.133s adrift after a rollercoaster day at the Circuit de Catalunya-Barcelona, crashing in Practice 1 before rebounding to illustrate that the updated Red Bull may have the pace to take the fight directly to Mercedes and Ferrari this weekend.
A glance at the record books would confirm that the TPC course at Sawgrass has never been one of Rory McIlroy's favourite venues. At times, it looked easy for him. "I think when you win, you get a little bit more motivated to do more practice and hungry to win a lot more", he said. Day carded a bogey-free 67 to climb to eight under to be the leading Australian, seven shots off the pace.
The pressure is still on the Sixers , but if Philadelphia wins Wednesday, Boston could start feeling the heat. And they got up by as much as 12 in the third quarter, before the Sixers came roaring back to get right back in the game by the end of the frame.
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He's the ultimate grandmaster. "And to be fluid and adjust and still be that talented and that good, and hats off to not just LeBron but the people I just named". DeRozan: "No you don't, let me finish, I didn't even..." "He's a handful because he's versatile", Casey said of Love. "He's one of the best coaches out there", Lowry said.
The Reds are now on a four-game winless streak in the League and are finding it hard to replicate their swashbuckling attacking style of football which could be attributed to fatigue, a thin squad and lackluster defending. But Klopp is relaxed about the situation. Chelsea's win against Liverpool at the weekend kept alive their hopes of finishing in the top four but they are reliant on either Liverpool or Tottenham slipping up.
As head coach of the Nashville Predators for 15 seasons, Trotz's teams made the Stanley Cup Playoffs seven times , but he didn't advance to the second round for the first time until 2011. But the three-peat bid still came to an end on Monday night. "When you get that far, that's one post". There will be a maximum of four home games played during the Eastern Conference Final.
He was ejected late in the third quarter after being hit with a Flagrant 2 foul on Cavs guard Jordan Clarkson . Those missed shots took Game 1 to overtime and the Cavaliers took a 1-0 lead, winning by just one point. The team said they would be available at a later date. He averaged 34 points, 8.3 rebounds, and 11.3 assists against the Raptors, and overall in the postseason is averaging 34.3 points, 9.4 boards, and 9.0 assists.
The intense performer that he is, Ajinkya Rahane must be hurting at Rajasthan Royals' inability to execute plans in Indian Premier League 2018. Punjab's chase, however, started on a bad note as they lost unsafe Chris Gayle (8) and Mayank Agarwal (2) in successive overs.
Now, they find themselves in a position of desperation, as National Basketball Association teams are 0-129 when trailing 3-0 in a best-of-seven playoff series. You have to stop the bleeding at that point. Most players, owners and general managers will tell you behind closed doors that they would love to have Brad Stevens as their head coach.
Everything changed in the fifth inning. Yonder Alonso's leadoff single against Betances in the eighth was the first hit for the scuffling Indians , who have lost seven of 10. Two innings later, Didi Gregorius ranged to his left and made a strong throw to retire Edwin Encarnacion on a groundout to the hole in shortstop. A three-run homer when we hadn't broken through yet on Tomlin.
It was the first time his side had failed to score in the Premier League at home this season but City still have two matches left to reach 100 points and in the process better Chelsea's record haul of 96. However, whilst the Emirates was meant to give Arsenal the financial resources in the long term to compete with not just England's, but Europe's elite, it significantly hampered Wenger's ability to challenge in the short term.
That strategy can only bode well for them against Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals or Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin, Phil Kessel and the rest of the Pittsburgh Penguins in Round 3. The Lightning played 26 games that spring and can go no more than 24 this time around. On the second attempt, Boston did convert. After faking a shot from the point, Charlie McAvoy slid a puck over to David Krejci in the face-off circle.
They gave us a break on a couple of the holes. Peter Uihlien shot a 62 to meet up with Bryson DeChambeau and Paul Casey in a three-way tie for third at 7 under. "You're trying to nearly get through the first six holes". No, I didn't mean it like that. He missed out on his first major title - and one that still eludes him after wins at the 2011 U.S.
How we punched them in the first quarter, they punched us back. The way the crowd got behind us before the half. Game 3 of the East semifinal series is on Saturday in Philadelphia. The surprise of the night was the fact that Jaylen Brown was able to play. Philly held a lead of 22 points in the 2nd quarter but a 20-5 run by Boston to close the 1st half made it a 56-51 game at the half.
That's because the Cavs took DeRozan, the Raptors' leading scorer and franchise player, out of the series - before his coach did the same in Game 3. The pause that followed was the highlight of this series from a Raptors perspective. Never mind the fact he ran roughshod over the league in his freshman campaign, averaging 20.5 points, 3.7 rebounds and 3.7 assists per game during the regular season.
The first-line winger has four goals and 13 assists in this postseason. Following the goal, Tampa continued their charge as the Bruins did not get a shot off in the first 10 minutes of the game. - Pastrnak's postseason career has been quite successful in the early going. "I don't know what the difference is between that and spitting in someone's face".
The Pelicans certainly played like their season depended on it. It remains to be seen if the Warriors will be worn down a bit playing at the pace of New Orleans in the first two games of the series. Once the game began, the two-time MVP stood along the bench anxiously waiting for his turn, shaking his legs and clapping his hands with nervous energy and anticipation.
This is a good horse. Trainer Bob Baffert, a four-time Derby victor, is high on the flashy chestnut with the white stripe down his face. In total, NBC Sports will deliver 14 hours of Kentucky Derby coverage Thursday through Saturday, including live coverage of 20 races across the three days.
Maybe the best way to do that is to play in their half and not ours. It was also a chance for Henrikh Mkhitaryan , a player who always impressed in the Europa League , to make his return from injury. What's more, they have Diego Costa in their ranks. The Argentina left out a good few key players in their match over the weekend, where they achieved a narrow victory without their star players.
A draft that should have a lot more action for the Eagles . But Goedert certainly qualifies as that type of player. That means the Eagles now have Alshon Jeffery , Zach Ertz , Nelson Agholor , Mike Wallace , and Goedert as their main passing targets.
Ben Simmons had a brilliant series as he averaged 18 points, ten rebounds, and nine assists to lead the team . And while the Sixers have their process, the Celts have some "trust" issues of their own that will be among the keys to this series.