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Rockets oust Thunder, Spurs and Jazz close in

After surging to a 61-50 lead on a second-chance basket by Beverley, the Rockets went ice cold, converting just three baskets the remainder of the period. "Russell's not an excuse maker". They did their jobs. "So to build in the summer the togetherness and the trust what we built all year long, (it) pays off".



Tottenham ready to keep its best players - Pochettino

Pochettino continued: "I don't know what Xavi said - is he working for Manchester City now?" "I think the referee made the wrong decision, I don't think he was courageous enough". Kick off is at 16:30 on Sunday April 30. If Sunday's clash does indeed turn out to be the last north London derby at Tottenham Hotspur's historic White Hart Lane stadium, the stakes could hardly be higher for the protagonists.



Khris Middleton (illness) missed Wednesday's practice, still probable for Game 6

The Raptors can finish off the Milwaukee Bucks and move on to a rematch with the Cleveland Cavaliers, while the Spurs can knock out the Memphis Grizzlies and secure a Lone Star State tussle with the Rockets. They led by as many as 33 points on the way to a 128-103 win on the road to complete the first-round sweep. "I mean, you can't put your attention on three guys", he said.


Gareon Conley Accused Of Rape, Lawyer Calls Allegations 'Ludicrous And Ridiculous'

Gareon Conley Accused Of Rape, Lawyer Calls Allegations 'Ludicrous And Ridiculous'

A Cleveland police report released Tuesday says the 23-year-old woman told officers that Conley sexually assaulted her in the bathroom of a hotel room. Conley was not at the hotel when police arrived. The woman says she declined and offered to watch the other people have sex instead. NESN.com ranked Conley as the 19th best prospect before the allegation.



Oilers 'fine' with underdog status in Ducks series

At one point, Thornton put up over 20 minutes in one playoff game, a remarkable (and remarkably painful) feat. "That's how you win in the playoffs". they've got a tremendous amount of confidence right now, whereas San Jose, I don't want to say they weren't confident, but they had a tougher finish than Anaheim did", said McLellan.



Brewers 1B Thames left the field in top of 8th

Eric Thames , the hottest hitter on the planet, spent the last few years socking dingers in the Korean Baseball Organization. He said after the game he expected to play Friday. Thames scored from first on a double by Ryan Braun . Milwaukee has now outscored its opponents, 27-8, in the opening inning this season. Thames' insane spurt of home runs has predictably opened him up to PED accusations, but he's shot those accusations down and continued to hit dingers.