LeBron James recorded a triple-double, Kyrie Irving scored 40 points and the Cavs broke scoring records while outperforming the NBA's most electrifying offense in a testy Game 4 filled with technical fouls on Friday night, beating the Warriors 137-116 and snapping their 15-game playoff winning streak.
The AP also noted that Lebanon is officially at war with Israel and has a law that mandates boycotts of Israeli products and "bars Lebanese citizens from traveling or having contacts with Israelis". Reflecting tightening of censorship, the Egyptian movie " Mawlana ", about a celebrity Muslim cleric, and a Lebanese movie, " Beach House ", about friends discussing their identities, were banned in Lebanon earlier this year.
Hamilton's stunning time , the fastest seen at Montreal's Circuit Gilles Villeneuve , also moved the triple world champion level on 65 career pole positions with his childhood hero Ayrton Senna. Little bits and pieces which Mercedes's engineers have changed on the set-up of his auto, and the sister model of team-mate Valtteri Bottas after they were squashed by Ferrari in Monte Carlo.
A Cleveland columnist slammed Stephen Curry in a piece posted on Cleveland.com Friday, accusing the two-time MVP of taking an "air-dump" while celebrating Kevin Durant's go-ahead three-pointer late in the fourth quarter. "I really don't know what I did last night - I saw it, I saw it, I don't know what I was doing (laughs)". Of course Curry denied having any malice behind his actions but the Cavs players didn't take it lightly.
No team has ever recovered from the 3-0 deficit facing the Cavaliers this year. But it's one they had to have, and a series that wasn't living up to its hype and seemed headed for a quick conclusion is California bound for Game 5 on Monday night.
Gareth Southgate does count with one of the strongest squads in the competition with players like Dele Alli , Harry Kane and Raheem Sterling. England sit top of the table after five games - four of them wins - after Southgate took over from Sam Allardyce, axed after just one qualifier, an injury-time win against Slovakia.
Victoria state Police Commissioner Graham Ashton said earlier Khayre had arranged to meet a female escort at a block of serviced apartments in the beachside Melbourne suburb of Brighton on Monday. "This terrorist attack by a known criminal, a man who was only recently released on parole, is a shocking, cowardly crime", he said, calling for the parole decision to be reviewed.
Whether or not it happens, I don't know. The goal by Hainsey in the second came off of an odd man rush that he created. For those seeking omens, there's this: the Penguins clinched each of their previous Cup titles on the road, winning at Minnesota in 1991, at Chicago in 1992, at Detroit in 2009 and at San Jose a year ago.
Pittsburgh scored three goals in a 4:11 stretch at the end of the first period of game one, building a 3-0 lead on the way to a 5-3 win. Game 5 was by far their best performance of the series. The team directed fans to watch the pivotal game in the 2-2 series on screens outside. "It was just one of those games where they were going and we were trying to find it and didn't really get it going at any point", Rinne said.
Draymond Green appeared to be ejected in the second half after a second technical foul, but the officials rescinded Green's first half technical and awarded it to head coach Steve Kerr to the knowledge of nobody (both said after the game that the calls were confusing).
You give us a day in between and we were ready to come out, especially for me. The only finals team down 3-0 to force a seventh game was the 1951 New York Knicks. The second quarter brought more quality offense from the hosts, as the Cavs' big three of LeBron James , Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love combined for 67 points to end the half at 86, including 13 three-pointers - two more Finals records.
You can also watch Game 4 live on the ESPN App or WatchESPN , but you'll need a cable login to access them. Golden State clawed within seven, but then the Warriors began fouling and Kerr got nailed with his technical - one of seven in the game.
The Nashville Predators carried the play in the second period, but could not beat Pens' goalie Matthew Murray . Yes, they have been the better team. "And right away the focus shifts". Guentzel's league-leading 12 postseason goals have him two shy of Dino Ciccarelli's rookie record, and his five playoff game winners are a rookie record.
Last year Kohli made Dollars 1 million in salary and match fees from his national team, and he is also among the Indian Premier League's highest paid players, thanks to USD 2.3 million salaries from the Royal Challengers Bangalore . The only women athlete who stands at number 51 in the overall list of the Forbes magazine is the Serena Williams who is the 23 times Grand Slam victor.
If the Lakers don't go with Ball, Ford suggests that Kansas' Jackson could be the selection-whether in that spot or after a trade down. But when it comes to the Ball family, what else would you expect? "Ball maintains Jordan would only score two points if they played one-on-one, saying the score would be "13-2, he got two - and only reason I give him two is cause he's Jordan".
The Cavaliers actually put up a fight in game three before the Warriors' last-minute surge to stay flawless in the postseason. They will be physical. "In the end you just want to win", Kerr said. "He needs a break, he'll let me know". "I didn't hear it, but some of the other guys heard it and told me that that they wanted to celebrate on our floor once again and they wanted to spray champagne in our locker rooms, and I think it came from Draymond, which is OK, that's Dray anyway", James ...
But it's the one they had to have, and a series that wasn't living up to its hype and seemed headed for a quick conclusion is California bound for Game 5 on Monday night. CLEVELAND (AP ) - Golden State's flawless postseason is over, the champagne corks still in their bottles. It was clear from opening tip that the Cavs did not want to see the Larry O'Brien handed to another team at the Q.
We all learn a lot from him and he helps us improve". "In general, to be in the final again here is probably the most important event in my career". There had been speculation about whether they would be able to finish on Friday but that did not prove to be a problem. So I have to be proud of that.
A series that appeared to be headed for a quick conclusion is California bound for Game 5 on Monday night. Kevin Durant scored 35 points but the Warriors could never slow down the Cavs and missed their chance for the NBA's first flawless postseason .
That never happened, and as Truex was left to rue leading the most laps of the Coca-Cola 600 three straight years and seeing two of those races slip through his fingertips because of fuel mileage, Dillon will celebrate his first trip to Victory Lane in NASCAR's top series.
LeBron James recorded a triple-double, Kyrie Irving scored 40 points and Cleveland outperformed the NBA's most electrifying offense in a testy Game 4 filled with technical fouls on Friday night, beating the Warriors 137-116 and ending their ideal postseason.
Heading into Nashville, Pittsburgh was leading the series 2-0 but the Predators won Games 3 and 4 and tied the series 2-2. "We've still got a lot of work to do there". "That is, hands down, the best game that we've played in this series to this point", Sullivan said. Kessel ended a six-game goal drought 8:02 into the second.
Pliskova, also in quest for the world No. 1 place, bounced back in a 6-3 win in the second set. The ankle issue she picked up in the Rome final cleared up just in time and, if she wins the title, she will also become world No 1 for the first time .
Bangladesh suffered a similar top-order collapse here to England's capitulation against South Africa on Monday, finding themselves six for 22 in the eighth over. "So you never know". "Whatever you have done in the past gives you a little bit of confidence, but then you have to start again", said Bangladesh coach Chandika Hathurusinghe, the former Sri Lanka batsman.
Nadal recorded a head-to-head advantage at 15-3, including 5-1 on clay, against Wawrinka. It's true 10 is a lovely number, but actually my favourite is nine. Looking ahead to the final against Nadal, Wawrinka said it would be a challenge. "For sure it wasn't easy to be two sets to one down". The Scot struck back by breaking Wawrinka in the fourth game, only for the third seed to get another break for 4-2.
The decision to bowl first from New Zealand would have been successful had they taken early wickets. The Kiwis will now have to beat Bangladesh in their last group A encounter and hope that England beat Australia . Wood and Ball, who also removed Ross Taylor for 39, went for less than four runs an over as Rashid's leg-spin was also economical and accounted for Neil Broom and Mitchell Santner .
The Warriors will have a chance to close it out on their home court in Game 5. "Listen, at the end of the day, we want to just try to put ourself in position to play another game, and we did that tonight and hopefully we can do it Monday night where we can come back here", James said.
Actor Michael Rapaport, a die-hard Warriors fan who was issued a media credential for the Finals, brought a broom and was heckled by some Cleveland fans. Later, Warriors center Zaza Pachulia was involved in a pileup of players in the foul lane and he delivered two swipes to Iman Shumpert's groin area as the referees tried to get control.
Steve Smith has dismissed any suggestion that Australia may be put off their game in the must-win Champions Trophy fixture against England by the ongoing pay dispute with their employers. 6 by accident. It all looked so easy for New Zealand after Tim Southee took 3-10 in his first three overs. But it was up to me and Mahmudullah today (Friday) to take us home and we were lucky that we could contribute.
But it's one they had to have, and a series that wasn't living up to its hype and seemed headed for a quick conclusion is California bound for Game 5 on Monday night. At one point, it was announced that Green had been given his second technical foul, and security came onto the floor to usher the volatile forward to the locker room.
My theory is that Durant has taken all the talk about James being the greatest of all time personally and he's out to prove that there's someone else in the conversation. Cleveland beat Golden State in the finals previous year. But the league landscape can change quickly. Should the Clippers re-sign their superstar point guard, though, that's huge leverage that they didn't realize they had before.
She is now the top player in women's singles tennis with Serena Williams taking time off. "I'm happy with the game, of course", Kvitova said, "but I mean, it wasn't really about the game today". "I won for the second time, if I can say", Kvitova said after the match. "I think I played well after six months off", said Kvitova, adding that she regarded herself as a victor already.
The Warriors played a Cavaliers team on Friday night that just wasn't going to lose. The reporter asked, "Steph, I'm sorry we keep asking you about squatting, but while Draymond and Steve were arguing with the ref and one of them got the technical, it looked like you squatted down".
As the session dwindled towards a close , there were no great intentions from the top teams to push the time down, with Hamilton the only driver in the top four out on track in the final stages. Marshals pushed the Red Bull to safety, and the session was restarted with 13 minutes to go. "The drivers know about this, they accept it and I think what's happening in Monaco, I was...
Let's remember though, there was no sign LeBron was returning to Cleveland until right before he did so, and Golden State was not even thought of for the most part as an option for KD until the Warriors lost past year. I'm averaging a triple-double in the Finals. As would be expected, Cleveland has come out flying in Game 4 of the NBA Finals. Every miss has resulted in millions of households around the USA as well as the world saying "MJ would have nailed that".
Curry is averaging 28.6 points and shooting 44.2 percent from 3-point territory, and Durant is averaging 27.2 points and shooting 44.9 percent from deep in the playoffs entering Friday's contest. Kevin Durant left the franchise that drafted him to join a super team in Golden State. The Cavs could try to preempt the Lakers , as suggested by the Big Lead's Jason McIntyre, by somehow pulling off a long-shot trade for George next season and then hope he signs a long-term deal to stay in ...
No team had ever chased that many at The Oval to win an ODI, but Danushka Gunathilaka (76) and Kusal Mendis (89) shared a stand of 159 before both were run out. "We really thank all of them". Sharma and Dhawan each got off the mark with boundaries through point and combined for 138, just four days after sharing 136 in a big opening win against Pakistan .
That team probably wouldn't be good enough to beat the current version of the Warriors, though. The Cavs have made the Finals three years in a row, won once, and are clearly the second best team in the league behind the Warriors. "Oh, I mean, it's part of the rules", he said when asked if the Warriors acquiring Durant was good for the league or even, well, fair. Bringing a championship to hometown fans in Cleveland fulfilled a dream but kept James ever cautious.
But if the Penguins lose a 3rd straight game, do they keep the kid in, or try to get the veteran Fleury to save the day? "You're in the Cup Final". The 23-year-old had been sharp in stopping 37-of-38 shots in a Game 2 victory at home and relatively sturdy since he took over for Marc-Andre Fleury midway through the Eastern Conference final.
Hainsey deftly moved to his left, and the two Predators collided as he took off up the ice with the puck. Let's start with this: Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins are wonderful. Some thought Crosby deserved a stiffer penalty after bouncing Subban's head on the ice like a basketball, but Milbury wasn't one of those people. Crosby likened Subban's takedown to "some UFC move".
The director of " Rosemary's Baby " and " Chinatown " was accused of drugging the 13-year-old Geimer before raping her at the house of film star Jack Nicholson in Los Angeles . Gordon ruled in April that the French-Polish director could not cut a deal from overseas to return to the United States without serving more jail time.
It was then that Woods said he had taken Xanax , an anti-anxiety drug. Woods, who fell asleep at the wheel and was observed by police with his vehicle pulled over on a road near his home in Jupiter, failed multiple field sobriety tests but also blew a 0.00 on a breathalyzer after being taken into custody.
Scotland will aim to continue the good form which earned them a deserved victory in their last match against Slovenia and breathed new life into the qualifying campaign. Asked if those comments annoyed Gordon, the 34-year-old Celtic keeper said: "Not in the slightest". Gordon said: 'That has been mentioned by the Celtic boys.
They now trail 3-1 with Game 5 in Oakland on Monday. LeBron James (31 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists) finished with the ninth Finals triple-double of his career, passing Magic Johnson as No. There were seven technical fouls in the game, a flagrant foul and a set of referees left with battered reputations after a game they struggled to keep under control.
However, he admitted he has a great auto to drive this year. "We were just focusing on this race, and after the last race we had some information for them to be working on". McLaren are the only team yet to score in 2017. The two Ferrari drivers weren't the only ones to have difficulty on a blustery overcast morning as Renault's Nico Hulkenberg and Force India's Esteban Ocon also took spins.
Zack Cozart came into this series with 68 hits, 37 runs and 33 RBI, while Joey Votto had 63 hits with 45 runs, 16 homers and 48 RBI in that span. Dodgers left-hander Rich Hill (3-2) limited the Reds to a run and two hits with five strikeouts and three walks in five innings.
On the other half of the draw, 2015 champion Wawrinka reached his third major semifinal in a row by eliminating Marin Cilic 6-3, 6-3, 6-1. Ostapenko is looking forward to her birthday showdown against Bacsinszky, adding: "We are good friends, because we played the doubles in China previous year, and that's how I got to know her".
The Cleveland Cavaliers came into the third game of the NBA Finals in a dispiriting but familiar position after two Golden State blowouts. This isn't the same team, not with Kevin Durant and a new bench. Then cold reality hit the whole city with that shot, the key to a closing 11-0 run. To see that go in, that was liberating, man. Kevin Love picked a bad night to get cold from the field.
Gunathilaka and Mendis put together a 159-run partnership before Mathews (52) and Asela Gunaratne (34) finished the job with eight balls to spare. Angelo Mathews steered his side to victory with an unbeaten 52 from 45 deliveries as the Champions Trophy came to life in London .
Tristan Thompson , C, Cleveland-Thompson has had a tough time contributing in the series. The Warriors have been lackadaisical in Game 3s in the Finals the previous two seasons, losing both times in Cleveland . Andre Iguodala #9 of the Golden State Warriors handles the ball on offense against the Cleveland Cavaliers . In Game 3 Durant scored 31 to go with nine rebounds and four assists.