Cleveland led by as much as 51 points at 113-62 in the fourth quarter. James finished with 30 points and scored 22 in the first half, helping the Cavaliers to a 72-31 lead at the break - the largest half-time advantage in National Basketball Association postseason history.
Under Mourinho, United have signed the world's most expensive player, signed the Bundesliga player of the season, gone 25 games unbeaten, and still managed to finish lower than Van Gaal did previous year. I think for the kids it will be a big occasion, it will always be good experience for them. "It's going to be one of the most important games in my life".
LeBron James will not be in the mix. Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James is introduced before Game 2 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals against the Boston Celtics, Friday, May 19, 2017, in Boston. "There are a lot of great players in this league, so it's definitely something". Hundreds of leading professional journalists around the world distributed the 15 best players of the season according to the three symbolic fives.
Under Mourinho , United have signed the world's most expensive player, signed the Bundesliga player of the season, gone 25 games unbeaten, and still managed to finish lower than Van Gaal did previous year. After that, though, both sides were largely going through the motions, although Rooney almost injected intrigue when directing a free-kick just wide of his own goal before Pereira did brilliantly to not only stop a Luka Milivojevic free-kick but hold onto it.
Mbappe has been a real revelation this season. The goal also put an end to Juventus' 689-minute shutout streak - the second longest in Champions League history. "We're a better team than we were two years ago". "My goal was worthless, it's just anecdotal really". The Turin club found the breakthrough after the half-hour mark when Dani Alves picked out striker Mario Mandzukic with a pinpoint cross, and the Croatian buried the rebound after his header was saved by the keeper.
In clearer conditions at the Foro Italico, Djokovic held serve when the match resumed and then got the decisive break in the next game with a drop-shot victor. I can play a bit more aggressive than the way I played tonight, but overall I'm happy . "It's really tough for me to play against Novak because he doesn't give me any time ".
Hughes, who survived a five-way playoff to win at Sea Island, doesn't even have that body of work behind him. Among those at 68 was Jon Rahm , another first-timer at this lucrative event who had one of four bogey-free rounds on the steamy day in north Florida.
But he told reporters that midfielder Pogba, the world's most expensive player, would feature at Old Trafford . Man United have spent nearly a billion euros on player acquisitions in the past three years under managers Louis van Gaal and Jose Mourinho , with an FA Cup and League trophy to show for it.
It was a good night for the Kings , who moved up to five, about as good as possible give that it was the outcome of thier pick swap with the Sixers. Despite the fact that NY has missed the playoffs in five of the past eight seasons, it's only had two lottery picks during that time.
Who won big and who left disappointed? The Boston Celtics are in a great place right now. There is no debate that Fultz and Ball have risen above the rest as the consensus top two picks in the draft. During his freshman year at N.C. State Smith put up just over 18 points a game and dished out over 6 dimes a game. Five is a better pick than eight. Sacramento now has the 5th and 10th picks in the upcoming stacked draft.
Or is Toronto headed toward a teardown? Originally signing a four-year, $48-million contract in the summer of 2014, Lowry has outperformed his deal and should be due a big pay raise in the ballpark of a max deal or just under. An 11-year veteran, Lowry also has played for Memphis and Houston. "Look at the technology". While he still believes his body is young, Lowry said he's matured over his five seasons with the Raptors .
There is certain to be a lack of cohesion to aspects of the Red Devils' play and Palace arrive at Old Trafford after following up a 5-0 defeat at Manchester City with a 4-0 victory against Hull. Mourinho, meanwhile, has praised Wayne Rooney's professionalism amid one of his most hard seasons at Old Trafford. " Paul Pogba is fine - strong guy, strong mentality", Mourinho said .
Miller struck out two in the eighth and Allen allowed one hit in the ninth to convert his 12th save in as many opportunities and give him 21 straight dating to August 18. RHP Corey Kluber (lower back strain) will throw a simulated game on Saturday. The Indians will decide what his next step is after they see how he comes out of Saturday's work.
Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) police said separately that Uskanil had been detained, questioned and released hours earlier after he was caught by security there going through a terminal concourse door leading out to the airfield.
He became the second Asian victor of the Players Championship after his idol, South Korean KJ Choi, triumphed in 2011. "From that moment (when Choi won the 2011 Players Championship), I was dreaming that I really want to be in this tournament", Kim said.
Sir Alex Ferguson has praised Jose Mourinho's first season at Manchester United. Souness also said that Mourinho is effectively "handing an excuse" to the United players for bad performances by constantly complaining about the number of games the team have had to play.
But the 47-year-old suggested after the title success at The Hawthorns that he wanted to build on the rejuvenation he has led this season. Sometimes we play well, but concede a goal and then it's hard to get back in the game. Guus Hiddink, Antonio Conte's immediate predecessor as Chelsea boss, reckons the Italian will stay at Stamford Bridge due to "perfect circumstances" at the club.
Matt Murray was solid in goal in his second playoff appearance this postseason, but the Penguins as a whole looked much better after their Game 3 thrashing. As the Senators noted, they're in good shape and nothing has been decided. We've got to be able to play with urgency right away.We're going there with our heads up.
The Reds now hold a narrow one-point advantage over fifth-placed Arsenal , who face Everton , knowing they can rule out any possible overhaul from their rivals by beating relegated Middlesbrough. Koeman has no doubt playing in the Europa League rather than the Champions League is "not good enough" for Arsenal . As a result, Kane reached 29 Premier League goals for Tottenham and also won the Golden Boot in the process.
It's enough to bring a tear to the eye of any Spurs fan. "We've got to believe", Kane said of the transition. "So if we can win a third title, or like you like to say a second title, if we can do that it would be magnificent for us because we know that it's a big objective".
We know they're a little undermanned but they still play extremely hard, so we knew we couldn't come out here and relax and think they were just going to give us the game. "Somebody's got to teach him if the California Highway Patrol tells you to move, you move over, " Popovich said. "I'm disappointed. The only way I can process this is I think it's not about the O's and X's or rebounds or turnovers or anything like that".
When the final 10-lap shootout began, with Busch sitting third behind Brad Keselowski on old tires and seven-time Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson, Busch said it was now or never. NASCAR , Charlotte track president Marcus Smith and Goodyear officials hoped the introduction of a "bonus tire" would liven the race. But the strategies on when to use the softer option tire in concert with the three sets of primes the teams were given created some intrigue.
The other debutants were Joel Pereira, Scott McTominay and Demetri Mitchell. "Our postponed fixtures accumulated to the last month of the season, and in the last two months of the season we have played 16 matches". Palace almost leveled matters 10 minutes into the second half when Wilfried Zaha picked out Christian Benteke, who sent a header against the crossbar.
Liverpool's infamous last minute slip-ups are always a possibility, and Arsenal's home record against Everton indicates a potential crucial victory for Wenger's men. When asked whether a decision will be announced shortly after the FA Cup final on May 27, he replied, "Of course". "It's unpredictable", Wenger said .
Under different circumstances, the defeat might have been more stunning, but Pletcher long has shown a preference for spacing his horses' races farther apart than the mere two weeks between the Derby and Preakness. He and owners William Lawrence and Seth Klarman weren't going to run just because they could. "Absolutely", Brown said. "Such a rare race, Triple Crown race, and a huge part for me, for our team, for our clientele".
It was the fourth time this season that Muguruza, the No. 3 seed, was forced to withdraw from a match. With only a week to go until the main-draw action begins in Paris, Halep will hope she has not sustained significant damage to her ankle.
Both Prince George and Princess Charlotte served in the wedding party, as did Duchess Kate. The Duchess of Cambridge was not involved in her sister's wedding, but all eyes were still on her. Ingrid Seward, editor of Majesty Magazine, said the Middletons could take pleasure in the day: Their first daughter, Kate, had married a future king, and their second daughter, Pippa , had married an extremely wealthy, charming and handsome man.
The defending Stanley Cup champions have relied heavily on Marc-Andre Fleury during their run to the NHLs final four, but he faltered in Game 3, allowing four goals in just over 13 minutes before being pulled for Matt Murray in a 5-1 loss that gave the Senators a 2-1 lead in the series .
As a result Gomes could be in line for a shock debut, after being called up to train with the first-team squad on Friday morning. Gomes, who can operate in the no.10 role, is only 16 and therefore still eligible to play in McKenna's team next season and another crack at the FA Youth Cup.
The Celtics were supposed to be the team with the chip on their shoulder, especially after rallying from an 0-2 deficit against the Chicago Bulls in the first round. LeBron James scored 22 points in the first half. The first half finished with J.R. Smith hitting a fall away jump shot at the buzzer to give the Cavs a 41-point lead at the half, 72-31.
We came out so close together which was super-tight into turn one. Vettel had to struggle being behind the other Mercedes vehicle of Valtteri Bottas. Sebastian Vettel feels his rivalry with Lewis Hamilton is so amicable both on and off track is down to their "common passion" of pure racing.
Always Dreaming , the prohibitive 6-5 favourite, finished a well-beaten eighth. With every kiss Castellano blew into his horse's ear, Cloud Computing extended his stride. The dark brown colt was unraced as a 2-year-old and skipped the Kentucky Derby two weeks ago. After finishing a disappointing third in the Holy Bull in early February, he developed hoof problems as well as a disdain for training.
They are one point behind fourth-placed Liverpool and three points behind third-placed Manchester City, who beat West Brom 3-1 on Tuesday. They face Sunderland and Everton, both at home, in their final two games of the season and could lock up 75 points, a return which would be four better than that of last campaign.
Since then, Djokovic had dominated the most grueling rivalry in the history of men's tennis, taking the last seven meetings (and all 15 sets) over the two years in which he ascended and Nadal hit a mid-career slump cocktail of injuries, loss of confidence and on-court anxiety.
The main event here sees one of HBO's major names and a consensus pound for pound top 10 fighter in action. All things being equal, we will do our best to make that fight because I think the public wants to see it and the public will support it.
However, the Gunners are still unlikely to break into the top four on the final day of the season, as they not only need to beat Everton , but also hope for favours from Middlesbrough or Watford, who take on Liverpool and Manchester City respectively.
For Rising Pune Supergiant, the three batsmen at the top will be crucial to the team. He now has 49 wickets at the Wankhede Stadium. Mumbai won the toss and chose to field first. Pune got the much needed push in the last two overs courtesy a Dhoni special. 7 Number of times a team with MS Dhoni has reached the IPL final (out of a total of 10).
With Koeman stating he wants the 23-year-old to make a final decision by the end of the season, Sunday's game marks the cut off point for the England worldwide to reveal his intentions. Meanwhile, there is a comprehensive preview of Manchester United's Europa League final against Ajax in Stockholm, with Jose Mourinho's Champions League hopes also hanging in the balance this week as he prepares for the game that will define his season.
The fourth seed won the opening four games of the second and completely outclassed the Australian, who did well to avoid a bagel with a hold in game five. ― Reuters picMADRID, May 13 ― Rafael Nadal insisted the furore caused by Novak Djokovic's dip in form over the past year has been overblown as he prepares to face the Serb for the 50th time .
Mourinho has thrown all of his focus towards Europe resting players in the Premier League as United failed to stay in the race for the top four. Sky Sports pundit and former Liverpool boss Souness was critical of Mourinho after United's 0-0 draw at Southampton on Wednesday.
Anyone who watched Crosby go headfirst into the boards late in the first period of Game 6 against the Washington Capitals had a hard time understanding how the concussion spotters, both at the PPG Paints Arena and in the player safety room in NY, could not have immediately ordered him off the Penguins' bench and off the ice for further observation.
Thomas said when asked if he should have made the All-NBA First Team. Then, in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals, Thomas suffered what doctors called a right femoral-acetabular impingement with a labral tear. Added head coach Brad Stevens: "That's a tremendous accomplishment for him, and certainly well-deserved". A 5-foot-8 guard who was the last selection in the 2011 National Basketball Association draft, Thomas emerged as a star this season, averaging almost 29 points and leading the ...
The Dutchman takes Everton to the Emirates to face Arsenal on the final day of the Premier League campaign with the Toffees having already secured a seventh-place finish this season, and with it a place in the Europa League third-qualifying round.
The last player other than Thomas to score 30 for Boston was Bradley on October 29. He racked up 29 points, six rebounds and three assists. "They told me they felt like it was going to be a big game for me", Bradley said of his Game 5 performance.
Stephen Curry scored 15 of his game-high 29 points in a 33-16 first-quarter blitz, allowing the Warriors to hold the serve at home they earned by running up the NBA's best regular-season record. Curry extended his National Basketball Association record by hitting at least one 3 in his 68th straight postseason game, every one he has played. "It's just questionable for tomorrow".
Mourinho has indicated he knows the players he will rest in the remaining league games to keep them fresh for the showdown with Ajax. I can go for every match. Victory for Manchester United in the Europa League final against Ajax next week would be collectively worth £38 million to their players and make it the most lucrative match ever staged for a single squad.
However, ESPN reports James expressed some frustration after leaving the arena while he was standing with a group of Cleveland reporters. "It was one game", Lue said . Meanwhile, the 2017 Playoffs roll on Saturday evening as the Golden State Warriors travel to the San Antonio Spurs for Game 3 of their conference finals.
Suarez survived a wild 10-lap final stage, which began with Elliott spinning Landon Cassill out of the first position. The victor of each stage transfers to the All-Star Race along with the fan vote victor, and will not continue in the Open.
Arsenal were in the title race until the turn of the year when a very bad run of form saw them drop off the pace to such an extent that they head into the final round of Premier League matches needing a win to keep alive their hopes of a top-four finish.
Wenger's side have a home game against Everton , a team that have already beaten them this season in the Premier League - indeed, that loss was one of the many triggers of their downward slide this season. Liverpool are one point ahead of fifth-placed Arsenal, but a victory would ensure a top four finish. Walter Mazzarri confirmed he was leaving the Hornets, so it's unlikely that players will die for the cause, and Boro have the worst scoring record in the division.