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Celtics' Thomas should be home with family, not playing

Celtics' Thomas should be home with family, not playing

Fellow Celtics player Avery Bradley was spotted putting his arm around the 28-year-old point guard as he cried during the pregame shoot around. Boston's second unit started the second quarter 1 for 7 from the field and was outscored 10-0 to surrender the Celtics' first-quarter lead.


Blue Jackets beat Penguins 5-4 to avoid sweep

Blue Jackets beat Penguins 5-4 to avoid sweep

A win in the series against the Penguins would be great, but ultimately a series loss is a series loss. Columbus isn't the only team in trouble. Pittsburgh leads 3-1. "They earned the win, and we didn't have the desperation that we needed to win the game". That was just one costly example of Sullivan's postgame observation that the quantity - and quality - of scoring chances the Penguins conceded exceeded the totals from any of the previous three games.


John Wall Sparks Wizards

John Wall Sparks Wizards

He's the only perimeter player who can create for teammates, get buckets for himself and defend all at a high level. Jennings finished with five assists and Kelly Oubre Jr. "It's fun. You just don't want to do it in front of a guy". I was playing with him and he'd foul me hard, and I'm like, 'I like that. After 448 regular-season games, Morris finally made it to the postseason with the Washington Wizards , catching fire in the second half.


Lowry bounces back, Raptors edge Bucks to even series at 1-1

Lowry bounces back, Raptors edge Bucks to even series at 1-1

If the Raptors had fallen down 2-0 in their opening two home games headed to Milwaukee , the series would slant dramatically in the Bucks' favor. I think the key is about defence. "I was with Dirk when he made the progression from star to superstar". I know, I hate it too. Brogdon scored 16 points in 34 minutes on 6-of-13 shooting, grabbing six boards and adding two assists and a block.



Manchester City go third after easy win at Southampton

Then came a milestone moment, of sorts, for much-maligned City keeper Claudio Bravo, who routinely caught a header from Maya Yoshida. Despite spending heavily in recent seasons, City's title aspirations have been hampered by an inability to build a consistent, reliable central defensive partnership in Kompany's absence.