Author: 0 Paul Pierce Thinks Celtics Have To Trade The #1 Overall Pick

When it comes to playing the elite teams like the Cavs, there is no hiding Thomas . "So a lot of guys can't do both, but I'm fine with doing both". The Celtics drafted Jaylen Brown with the third pick in that draft, amid speculation that they would either pick Kris Dunn or trade for Jimmy Butler .

Author: 0 Cleveland Cavaliers book Eastern Conference play-off final spot

Ibaka, 27, said he enjoyed his time in Toronto after coming over in a February 14 trade with Orlando. An early 11-point lead was whittled to a tie game by the time the first quarter was over, and a tight second quarter was blown open by a confluence of events.

Sports Diamondbacks' Greinke flirts with history against Pirates
Author: 0 Diamondbacks' Greinke flirts with history against Pirates

Gregory Polanco continued to treat Chase Field as personal playground, and Josh Bell hit his sixth homer, but the Pirates scored as many as four runs for only the second time in the last 10 games. The two-time A.L. MVP hadn't played since last Friday, and his 17-game hitting streak ended. In his 48.1 innings and 3-3 record this year, Nova has a 2.23 ERA with 29 Ks to his name.

Sports French elections 2017: Who is Emmanuel Macron?
Author: 0 French elections 2017: Who is Emmanuel Macron?

Yet no-one was more determined about the need for the party to continue with its reinvention than Le Pen herself, who used her concession speech to vocalize her plans. Macron won 66.1% of the vote to the 33.9% of his adversary, Marine Le Pen. Le Pen's estranged father Jean-Marie, the founder of the party, also chimed in Sunday, telling RTL radio that her euro stance was largely to blame for her defeat .

Author: 0 How MS Dhoni is preparing for Qualifier 1 against Mumbai Indians - IPL2017

Stokes flew back to the United Kingdom after the final league game of the Indian Premier League season, in order to prepare for an ODI series against South Africa and then the ICC Champions Trophy. Hours before the 2017 IPL auctions, MS Dhoni was removed as the skipper of the Rising Pune Supergiant and replaced by Australian captain Steve Smith.

Sports Pippa Middleton's wedding was a attractive 'gun show'
Author: 0 Pippa Middleton's wedding was a attractive 'gun show'

But royal fans were left disappointed as there was no Meghan Markle among the guests, with William and Harry arriving together on foot. That sparked completely unfounded rumors that she was dating Prince Harry. In an interview with Business of Fashion , Deacon said "I wanted that 'how-was-that-done?' factor", noting that the entire gown is hand-pieced, "which is why you actually don't see a seam".

Sports Gibbs delivers verdict on Arsenal new formation after win v Man United
Author: 0 Gibbs delivers verdict on Arsenal new formation after win v Man United

For the record, that potential number of matches for April and May is only 16, including a possible Europa League final. You think I enjoy the fact that a big club like Arsenal are not winning big trophies? "After that we lost boys that could be alternatives: Ashley Young, Luke Shaw, Timothy Fosu-Mensah".

Author: 0 NHL: Nashville led the series with "Anaheim" in the Stanley Cup finals

John Gibson, Ducks - Gibson made 38 saves and was run over twice. Earlier, the Ducks opened the scoring on their first power play to take a 1-0 lead through Corey Perry with 4:25 left in the second period. However, that was the only goal the Ducks managed against the Predators, who did a good job keeping Anaheim's big forwards away from the crease. And while the Preds' Power Play has struggled much of the series, this time they would not be stopped.

Author: 0 Anaheim Ducks Rally Back In Three Minutes For Amazing Comeback

The series is tied at 3-3, and the two teams will play a seventh and deciding game at Honda Center Wednesday night. It's the primary reason why they could be just 60 minutes from punching their ticket to the Conference Final. The Oilers played with two of their top defencemen. Three times the Ducks have lost after leading a best-of-seven series. With the win, the Oilers stay alive in the National Hockey League playoffs and now head back to Southern California for a victor takes all ...

Sports Jose Mourinho Warns Youngsters Will Need Support Against Crystal Palace
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho Warns Youngsters Will Need Support Against Crystal Palace

Crystal Palace manager Sam Allardyce has echoed Jose Mourinho's criticism of the Premier League for not moving Sunday's fixture against Manchester United to Saturday. "The only positive is to save my players to give them better conditions for Wednesday", Mourinho said. "I think the Europa League competition is for teams that go to the Europa League in the beginning, like us.

Sports Sanchez Bags Brace As Gunners Shoot Down Stalwart Sunderland
Author: 0 Sanchez Bags Brace As Gunners Shoot Down Stalwart Sunderland

For Arsenal to avoid missing out on the Champions League for the first time in 20 years, they must beat Everton at home on Sunday, while hoping for a slip from either Liverpool or City. Arsene Wenger has blamed Arsenal's away record for their failure to match Chelsea in the Premier League title race. Even if you only had one per cent, you would have to play at totally 100 per cent.

Sports Green lights up Warriors for easy 2-0 lead over Jazz
Author: 0 Green lights up Warriors for easy 2-0 lead over Jazz

Oubre was ejected from the game and later in the fourth quarter Terry Rozier of the Celtics and Brandon Jennings of the Wizards were also sent to the showers early after picking up double technicals. Tune in to Celtics-Wizards Game 5 on Wednesday night on 98.5 The Sports Hub - the flagship station of the Boston Celtics. And it hasn't hurt that John Wall has been virtually unstoppable all postseason, averaging 29 points, 11 assists, 2 steals and 1 block per game - and that was ...

Sports Wenger: Decision made on future in meeting after FA Cup
Author: 0 Wenger: Decision made on future in meeting after FA Cup

Both players have only a year to run on their contracts and have been the subject of much speculation, but Wenger defended the commitment of both stars. You have to be needed. "They've got no choice at Arsenal because this is all they've left them now: to not go". Arsenal must win their final game of the season against Everton on Sunday and hope that Liverpool fail to defeat Middlesbrough if they are to have a chance of qualifying for the Champions League.

Sports England handed another 'Pool of Death' for Japan
Author: 0 England handed another 'Pool of Death' for Japan

Ireland face Scotland and hosts Japan with Europe 1 and the final play-off victor in Pool A . Only 12 teams were in the draw at Kyoto's State Guest House with the other eight nations yet to qualify from various regional tournaments. Jones sees the Wallabies' unexpected passage to the final of England 2015, in which they lost to champions New Zealand, as proof that being present in a brutal pool can be beneficial.

Author: 0 Spurs' Leonard will not play Game 3 against Warriors

He turned down shots in the first quarter. A couple of minutes later, he sprained it badly when he landed on Zaza Pachulia's foot. "We just came out and played our game", Golden State forward Kevin Durant told reporters. Popovich was irate after Game 1, implying that Pachulia may have intentionally slid his foot under Leonard and said that Pachulia has a history. Anybody watching that game would not disagree with Popovich's assertion.

Author: 0 Alexis Sanchez states his prediction for Arsenal v Chelsea

And the Dutchman added: "If we can do our business this summer, the team for next season will be really strong". The thousands of empty seats in evidence at Emirates Stadium for last Tuesday's game against Sunderland was vivid evidence of the disillusionment among Arsenal supporters towards the manager, with club chiefs hoping the changes they are implementing will placate fans who are not happy with Wenger's continued stay.

Author: 0 Mourinho confirms Blind will miss Southampton game

The Special One saw a weakened side beaten 2-1 by Tottenham to end their hopes of a top-four finish. "What I want for the players is a good attitude, is a positive attitude, a positive approach, is team spirit, is understanding that some guys they have to sacrifice themselves for the good of others", the United boss said of the Saints and Palace matches.

Author: 0 Kane 'one of the best in the world'

He has scored 32 goals in 37 matches in all competitions this season, and has now netted a remarkable 96 times from 164 Spurs matches. Cape Town - Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino has highlighted the reality that the club can not compete with the biggest in the world when it comes to wages.

Author: 0 LeGarrette Blount thinks he's the right size, in the right place

When you fumble in the Super Bowl , that was it with Bill. So what gives? Why are the Patriots the Patriots? It would seem that the Philadelphia Eagles have made a decision to take that risk and signed Blount for the 2017 season. Having a bell-cow back figures to help that process along. If someone who produced at the level that LeGarrette Blount did in 2016, left the Sox, Celtics or even the Bruins (okay, probably not the Bruins) for a bargain contract after sitting next to the phone ...

Author: 0 Maria Sharapova takes wildcard decision out of Wimbledon's hands

Maria Sharapova will not request a wildcard draw into Wimbledon and will instead attempt to earn a sport at the All England Club by coming through three qualifying rounds. "I am so grateful and excited to be playing this event again!" read a statement on her official website . Melodium was only banned at the beginning of 2016 but Sharapova said she had been taking it for over 10 years as she was magnesium deficient and had recorded several irregular electrocardiography (EKG) tests.

Sports Struggling Mariners try to salvage series finale vs. Jays
Author: 0 Struggling Mariners try to salvage series finale vs. Jays

The Pillars did get the photo, though the jersey was a little stained courtesy of a Gatorade spray provided by Darwin Barney. "I was looking for a heater and got one over the plate". Prior to that abbreviated outing, Sanchez pitched 5 1/3 innings against Baltimore on April 14. After the game, Sanchez acknowledged that he had been bleeding but only wanted to speak about the game.

Sports Ryan Sessegnon still LFC's top left-back target
Author: 0 Ryan Sessegnon still LFC's top left-back target

Sessegnon, who scored seven goals in 30 appearances for Fulham this term, celebrates his 17th birthday on Thursday. The highly-rated England Under-19 worldwide scored a highly-impressive seven goals in 30 league appearances, his first year in the Cottagers' senior squad.

Sports Liverpool FC Injury Report vs Middlesbrough: Firmino, Henderson
Author: 0 Liverpool FC Injury Report vs Middlesbrough: Firmino, Henderson

Liverpool are seemingly happy to meet smash the club-record £38million fee they paid for Sadio Mane last summer in order to seal the deal for Van Dijk. "I think we've got a manager who has come in with a very specific vision of how he wants the game to be played", said Kompany. "But we are a really interesting project".

Sports Heat's Erik Spoelstra named finalist for Coach of the Year
Author: 0 Heat's Erik Spoelstra named finalist for Coach of the Year

The award for James comes on the eve of the Cavaliers playing the Celtics in Boston in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals. James averaged 26.4 points on 54.8 percent shooting from the field along with posting careers with 8.7 assists and 8.6 rebounds.

Author: 0 Man Utd fans react to Spurs defeat outside White Hart Lane

Like most old English football stadiums, White Hart Lane hasn't changed much during the years, and as such there are several areas of the ground that don't lend very well to a spectator's view. We're young but we're getting more experience year in, year out. "It is fantastic to achieve second position". [I'd thought before the game that] to score the winning goal or something like that would be special, and for it to happen is just wonderful.

Author: 0 Always Dreaming Looks Very Much for Real as Preakness Awaits

Classic Empire is garnering plenty of attention of the second betting choice. Senior Investment Channing Hill 30-1 9. Lookin At Lee is a closer who could come running late under Lanerie. Preparing for a big race takes a lot. Pletcher's former boss, six-time Preakness victor D. Wayne Lukas, joined him to watch Always Dreaming jog.

Sports Ducks even Western finals at 2, beating Predators 3-2 in OT
Author: 0 Ducks even Western finals at 2, beating Predators 3-2 in OT

Rickard Rakell took advantage of a bad Nashville line change, ripping a slapper past the blocker side of Rinne for his seventh goal of the playoffs. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman also was on hand with a franchise-record 17,423 fans on hand. While Johansen didn't draw an assist, his (albeit questionable) shove to the back of Ducks defenseman Josh Manson was the play that made Forsberg's last-minute tally possible.

Sports Enes Kanter held at Romanian airport after Turkish embassy cancels passport
Author: 0 Enes Kanter held at Romanian airport after Turkish embassy cancels passport

Kanter's travel woes fall on his 25th birthday, as he arrived in Romania from Jakarta, Indonesia, as part of his 2017 Enes Kanter Light Foundation global tour. Erdogan was in the United States capital on Tuesday for apparently successful talks with President Donald Trump, but his visit was marred by violence between his security detail and pro-Kurdish protesters.

Sports How Antonio Conte and Chelsea F.C. are changing the Premier Leauge
Author: 0 How Antonio Conte and Chelsea F.C. are changing the Premier Leauge

Conte charged onto the field in celebration, while West Brom stewards were forced to eject three pitch invaders before the game could be completed and Chelsea could celebrate the title. And Luiz knows Chelsea must maintain momentum. After a disappointing previous season, club boss Roman Abramovich turned to Conte and gave him the task of bringing the club back to their winning ways.

Sports Wenger's future at Arsenal will be decided after FA Cup final
Author: 0 Wenger's future at Arsenal will be decided after FA Cup final

Arsène Wenger has revealed his future will be resolved at an Arsenal board meeting after the FA Cup final. Liverpool host already-relegated Middlesbrough and Manchester City travel to Watford who languish 16th in the standings. Arsenal chiefs have been eager to enforce a shake-up of Wenger's back room staff, as well as the appointment of an influential figure who will assist in the recruitment of players and overseen contract negotiations.

Sports Records tumble as Cavs hand Celtics a hiding
Author: 0 Records tumble as Cavs hand Celtics a hiding

Yes, the Celtics were able to overcome losing the first two games at home to Chicago but Jimmy Butler and the Bulls aren't exactly LeBron James and the Cavaliers, are they? The Cavaliers lead the best-of-seven series 2-0 after Friday's 130-86 triumph at TD Garden.

Author: 0 Koscielny opens up on Wenger uncertainty and pleads for Sanchez stay

A 2-2 draw for Arsene Wenger's men, coupled with a 3-1 Middlesbrough win over Liverpool would similarly lead to a play-off. Tony Cottee is fully expecting to see Liverpool and Manchester City qualify for the Champions League by finishing third and fourth this season.

Sports EPL: Manchester City beat Leicester City
Author: 0 EPL: Manchester City beat Leicester City

True warrior and Man City legend. Leicester, who saw their title officially taken from them by Chelsea on Friday, won the reverse fixture in December 4-2 but found themselves behind in controversial fashion here. "Though there are a number of first-team player contracts now under consideration, Pablo's situation is the only one that has been fully finalised", read the statement .

Sports Celtics Fall to Cavs by 44 Points
Author: 0 Celtics Fall to Cavs by 44 Points

To make matters even worse for fans in Boston , some genius chose to go to Wikipedia and update the Boston Massacre in epic fashion. Irving bounced back from a rough Game 1, during which he just 4-for-11 from the field en route to 11 points, with a fantastic effort Friday night.

Sports Champions League: Juventus eliminate Monaco, qualify for final
Author: 0 Champions League: Juventus eliminate Monaco, qualify for final

The Serie A champions came into the second leg with a healthy lead, after recording a 2-0 win in France last week. Brazilian Alves crossed for Mario Mandzukic to net the first goal in the semi-final, second leg and then scored the second through an explosive strike which, with Juve leading 2-0 from the first game, effectively finished off the tie by halftime.

Author: 0 Klopp : 'Would love Gerrard to succeed me at Liverpool'

A win over relegated Middlesbrough in the Premier League on Sunday will ensure a return to the Champions League for Liverpool - the German called it " the icing on the cake ". That's money we didn't have a year ago. They have to see it, they have to feel it and they have to make a decision . Most decisions are made in the last moment.

Author: 0 Klopp: I'd love 'fantastic' Gerrard to succeed me as Liverpool manager

Rafinha is one of several Barcelona players who have been made available for sale, according to Marca, perhaps Klopp can take a look at the others too . He is probably just conveying his excitement and looking forward to the game. It's a goalscoring instinct Liverpool have lacked at times in crucial tussles this season.

Sports Thomas injured, Celtics find new low in Game 2 loss to Cavs
Author: 0 Thomas injured, Celtics find new low in Game 2 loss to Cavs

We played probably better than the score indicated (in Game 1), but not good . Cleveland now leads the Eastern Conference finals series, 2-0. With both teams going to their benches early in the fourth quarter, the only suspense was whether the Celtics could avoid the worst playoff loss in franchise history.

Sports Chelsea captain John Terry presented with custom WWE title
Author: 0 Chelsea captain John Terry presented with custom WWE title

I think all the Chelsea big boys will play in this now after a lot were rested against Watford on Monday. "On Sunday we have two targets; to try to win 30 games in this league, which would be an unbelievable target for us, and to help Thibaut Courtois to win the Golden Glove".

Author: 0 National Hockey League concussion protocol leaves loophole for Crosby injury

There will be, over those two days, comparisons to 2009, when Washington similarly won the sixth game in Pittsburgh to earn a trip back home - that one on David Steckel's overtime goal at the old Igloo. Washington got the only goal of the first on the same power play. But in order for Washington to guarantee a spot in the conference final, its best player will need to find the back of the net.

Author: 0 4th Place Premier League Side Could Face Nightmare Champions League Qualifier

He wasn't a manager who inspired much love from fans or players, so a final rousing performance in his sendoff doesn't seem to be in the cards, even in front of a home crowd at Vicarage Road with a chance to spoil City's season. New top-class players in the hands of managerial geniuses would mean dominance for years to come and Arsenal , who allegedly had a great manager and always failed to pay top dollar for top talent, would see their opportunity for a league title close shut for the ...

Sports Legends Lahm, Alonso bow out with Bayern
Author: 0 Legends Lahm, Alonso bow out with Bayern

In his first season he won the Champions League in the sensational comeback victory over AC Milan in the 2005 final. "But I'll always remember my first game against Lens, even though I only played three minutes!" On the worldwide stage, meanwhile, Xabi was part of the Spain squad that dominated continental and global football in winning the World Cup in 2010 and the European Championship of both 2008 and 2012.

Sports Cavaliers blow out Celtics again, take 2-0 series lead
Author: 0 Cavaliers blow out Celtics again, take 2-0 series lead

Most stunning was setting the National Basketball Association postseason record for largest halftime lead, stretching it to 41 points with a J.R. Smith basket at the buzzer to take a 72-31 lead. Avery Bradley , Celtics guard: "It's honestly just embarrassing". We'll find out what kind of team we are seeing how we respond. "They're not in my head".

Author: 0 Ugly Liverpool win looks good for Klopp

Anfield's an fantastic stadium, and there will be a full house and a wonderful atmosphere. It was suggested to Klopp that the confidence taken from getting across the line could see the start of a more positively consistent Liverpool . "It's not that hard an injury, it's hard to make the rehabilitation". For me, it is kind of a normal situation. If Liverpool's players can't perform one last time to wrap up the season, they don't deserve Champions League football anyway.

Sports Simeone 'convinced' Atletico can pull off Real miracle
Author: 0 Simeone 'convinced' Atletico can pull off Real miracle

He was also a substitute for the first leg of the Real's UEFA Champions League semi-final against the Rojiblancos, and was approached by Simeone as he ran past the Atletico boss to do some warm-up exercises. Tony Adams was brought in as caretaker manager almost a month ago, and has not found a way to win a single match since. "I think he could win it again, and he deserves all the credit for that", said Zidane .

Author: 0 BCCI announces Virat Kohli-led Indian team for Champions Trophy 2017

Dhawan was one of the three opening batsmen included by India in the Champions Trophy 15-man team yesterday (May 8). BCCI has announced the 15 member squad for the upcoming ICC Champions Trophy. "We discussed Kuldeep Yadav who would have been a solid player". It is such performances in IPL, which might bother the selectors, who might also have to think about his long absence from the game.

Author: 0 New York Mets are at odds with starting pitcher Matt Harvey

The 28-year-old pitcher was reportedly a no-show at the ballpark on Saturday. "There were rules here that were not adhered to and we took a stance", said Mets manager Terry Collins during the post-game news conference. But the Mets have not announced any further changes to their rotation, or when they might insert Harvey back into it. He allowed 12 runs over 9⅔ innings with eight walks in two losses to Atlanta.

Author: 0 Four-goal Kane helps Spurs punish Leicester

A rampant Harry Kane netted four goals and Son Heung-min scored twice as Tottenham Hotspur thrashed Leicester City 6-1 in an entertaining Premier League clash. - Tottenham now have three players with 20-plus goals in all comps this season (Kane, Alli & Son); more than any other club in the Premier League/Football League.

Author: 0 France's Macron confirms backing for Paris Olympic bid

The Commission, chaired by Patrick Baumann , visited some legacy venues in the second largest city of the United States, including the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, Staples Center , Rose Bowl , Dodger Stadium, Long Beach Sports Park and others, reports Xinhua news agency.