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Spurs in quick turnaround before conference finals

Spurs in quick turnaround before conference finals

Sometimes life hits you in the face. "We just couldn't quite push it". Kawhi Leonard will not suit up after suffering an ankle injury in Game 5, the team announced on Twitter. He did most of his work in the third quarter, breaking the stiffest resistance the Rockets cared to offer with a flurry of short jumpers. If Leonard is still hobbled for Game 6 it will be another blow to a team already without Tony Parker, after the veteran suffered a season-ending quadriceps injury in Game ...



Spurs' Leonard to play Game 1

Houston Rockets guard James Harden walks the court late in the fourth quarter in Game 6 of the team's NBA basketball second-round playoff series against the San Antonio Spurs, Thursday, May 11, 2017, in Houston . Though the Spurs won two of three regular-season meetings with Golden State, they know that this series will be much more hard than their previous meetings this season.


Sacramento couple elopes at Mount Everest

Sacramento couple elopes at Mount Everest

Joined by photographer Charleton Churchill , they documented the entire freezing journey - complete with altitude sickness - and have the coolest wedding photographs of all time. Here Ashley and James take a moment after their ceremony to enjoy the mountains that surround them. James Sissom , 35, and Ashley Schmieder , 32 went through a year of training for the trek along with their photographer for the same.


Harry Redknapp signs new Birmingham City contract

Harry Redknapp signs new Birmingham City contract

My family realise it is what I enjoy doing and they support me. It can be stressful, of course, but the buzz of Sunday gave me a taste for it again'. Steve Cotterill and Paul Groves are expected to remain as part of his backroom staff. BBC says the former West Ham and Tottenham boss is expected to sign a one-year contract later this week. The owners want to have a little bit of a go at it but won't go insane, ' Redknapp added.



Michy Batshuayi's late victor delivers Premier League title for Chelsea

It is the fifth Premier League championship for Chelsea , who is now on 87 points and 10 clear of Tottenham, who can only pick up nine in their last three games of the season. "Michy paid me a lot with this change!" "My substitution was very good!" Ten of Chelsea's came in that winning run. The Blues imploded as seven months later the Portuguese was sacked for a second time.



San Antonio Spurs rout Houston Rockets 114-75 to win series

Aldridge was the linchpin, posting 34 points and 12 rebounds, but he had plenty of help as the Spurs set up a date opposite the Golden State Warriors. So did Mike D'Antoni, in a terrific comeback effort to the National Basketball Association, that ended in yet another playoff disappointment when facing Gregg Popovich.