Rockets May Rethink James Harden's Rest During Regular Season

But then he and the Rockets ran into the San Antonio Spurs. And those images will linger for some time. He finished the game with only 10 points (tying a season-low) and six turnovers, and he fouled out in 37 minutes. That will be a task for Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey, who did a brilliant job last summer in hiring D'Antoni and then building a team that fit his vision - including a pair of questionable signings in Eric Gordon and Ryan Anderson that proved to be flawless fits.

Zinedine Zidane: 'We will suffer at their place for sure'

Zinedine Zidane: 'We will suffer at their place for sure'

After the match, Ronaldo and Real claimed the 32-year-old had moved on to 400 goals for the club, although official records say 399. For all the great work done to revive a sleeping giant in Atletico by Diego Simeone over the past five-and-a-half years, ending their hex against Real in the Champions League continues to allude them.

Warriors' Draymond Green calls Celtics' Kelly OIynyk dirty player

Game 4 won't be any less physical, and that works in Washington's favor. On Friday, the Celtics said Thomas had two other damaged teeth that required "extensive oral surgery to stabilize" and added that he "did not suffer a fractured or broken jaw".

San Antonio soundly eliminate Houston Rockets

But the Spurs - the model franchise, the team that's been contending for championships for two decades across several eras - had other ideas, putting together their most complete game of the series, dismantling Houston , 114-75, in a game that was decided by halftime.

Video Of A Sad Mike D'Antoni Went Viral Last Night

This was a truly dominant showing on all fronts. Prior to Game 6, Harden's lowest output had been in Game 2, when he scored just 13 points in a 121-96 loss. He was out of sorts from the start and the Rockets were all but out of the game by halftime. "This is going to hurt and linger, but hopefully it will spur us on to what we know where we've got to go".

Sidney Crosby showed 'zero' concussion sign after fall

At first blush, it looks as though the league emerged from this one, but it might not be so lucky next time . Washington heads into a deciding seventh game for the 10th time in 15 playoff series since the Alex Ovechkin/Nicklas Backstrom began with the 2008 Stanley Cup playoffs.