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Kevin Durant won't play for Warriors in Game 2 of playoffs

Kevin Durant won't play for Warriors in Game 2 of playoffs

He dropped 12 points in 12 minutes Sunday as the Warriors posted a 121-109 win over the Blazers in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series. Durant previously missed 19 games with a strained MCL and a bone bruise in his left leg. In addition to Durant, the Wariors could also be playing without Shaun Livingston (finger) and Barnes (ankle sprain) who are also listed as questionable.



White House defends portrayal of 'armada' push toward Korean peninsula

White House press secretary Sean Spicer, during his daily media briefing on Wednesday (April 19), disputed the notion that the administration had led anyone astray. That same day, Defense Secretary James Mattis added to the confusion when he told reporters that the strike group was on its way to the Sea of Japan, but added, " There's not a specific demand signal or specific reason why we're sending her up there , " according to the Department of Defense website .



Mercedes boss admits team orders call wasn't easy to make

Hamilton's race, already compromised by Vettel passing him off the start for second place, unravelled further when he drove "unnecessarily slowly" as he came in for his first pit stop. "I tried my hardest to catch up". Ferrari chose to bring Vettel into the pits for an early stop on lap 10. Furthermore, we also saw that a tight group together would often end with two cars leapfrogging the other as Daniil Kvyat and Alonso did to Jolyon Palmer on lap 30.


Miami has another near-no-hitter, beats Seattle 5-0

Miami has another near-no-hitter, beats Seattle 5-0

Although the Marlins were ultimately deprived of a combined no-no thanks to Haniger's shot into the gap, they did record their first shutout of the year. "At that point the best thing for us was to get a guy in there". "Mitch started out a little rough, the first couple of games to get the season going was a little rough but over time the at bats started to get better and the results come", Seattle manager Scott Servais said.


Thunder Extra: Fourth-quarter dysfunction doom Thunder in Game 2

Thunder Extra: Fourth-quarter dysfunction doom Thunder in Game 2

Game 3 is Friday in Oklahoma City. Roberson is their best defender, and while he can't stop Harden, he does tend to make his life more hard. The game was tied before Houston scored 10 straight points with 3-pointers from Harden, Patrick Beverley and Eric Gordon to make it 114-104 with 1:22 remaining.