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Spurs lose Parker for rest of playoffs

Spurs lose Parker for rest of playoffs

Of the four second-round series in the 2017 NBA Playoffs, only the one between the Houston Rockets and San Antonio Spurs saw the road team steal home-court advantage. LaMarcus Aldridge had 15 points after being limited to four in the opener, and Danny Green added 12. Let's hope for the hell of a game we've been expecting in Game 3 .


Cavaliers finish series with sweep of Raptors

Cavaliers finish series with sweep of Raptors

James added nine rebounds and six assists. 3-Point Goals: 16-41, .390 (James 5-12, Korver 4-6, Frye 2-3, Irving 2-6, Dero.Williams 1-3, Love 1-4, Smith 1-6, Shumpert 0-1). He singled out his players' confidence in three-point shooting, plus defensive areas such as shot challenges and rotations. Still, DeRozan acknowledged it won't be easy to close the gap on Cleveland.



Phillies-Nationals rained out, day-night doubleheader Sunday

Glover (0-1, with a 4.15 ERA and two saves) missed 14 games with a left hip impingement. The Nationals own the best record in the National League after rallying for five runs in the final two innings Wednesday night. The Nationals also were rained out Thursday night against Baltimore. "You have to keep mentally prepared to play", Washington catcher Matt Wieters said Friday.


Ricciardo 'envious' of Hamilton-Vettel scrap

Ricciardo 'envious' of Hamilton-Vettel scrap

Raikkonen pulled over and stopped, while Verstappen was able to trundle back to the pits to retire. He even appeared on course to gazump Hamilton with his final timed run, only to fall agonisingly short after making a small mistake through the chicane in the closing stages of the lap.


Robbie Earle: Be honest Stoke City fans - you would miss Arsene Wenger

Robbie Earle: Be honest Stoke City fans - you would miss Arsene Wenger

Arsenal face games against Stoke City, relegated Sunderland and Everton in their bid to sneak Champions League qualification for the 20th season in succession, and interventions as divine as Sanchez's in this game will be crucial. "I never questioned the character of my side", Wenger said when asked about his team's recovery after they were beaten at Crystal Palace last month.



Nothing would make Avery Bradley happier than ending series vs

Washington had a 16-0 spurt to start Game 1, a 22-0 run in Game 3 and 26-0 burst in Game 4. This season, the Wizards reversed the losing tide by owning their home court and compiling a streak that extended to 17 consecutive wins inside Verizon Center.