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Warriors take 2-0 series lead on Blazers, win without Durant

Warriors take 2-0 series lead on Blazers, win without Durant

But according to ESPN's Marc Stein , the team is weighing whether to hold Durant out of the game as a precaution as he deals with a calf strain that he sustained during Game 1. They can still win Game 2. If Nurkic was going to play injured, the Warriors would have a stronger argument to play Durant. Besides McCollum and Lillard, who combined for 75 points in the game, the remaining Trail Blazers were only able to add 34 points and shot an abysmal 12-of-39 from the field.


Ronnie O'Sullivan blasts snooker supremo Barry Hearn in bullying rant

Ronnie O'Sullivan blasts snooker supremo Barry Hearn in bullying rant

But then O'Sullivan launched into a blistering defence of his media work-to-rule in place since the Masters in January. At Alexandra Palace O'Sullivan was perhaps fortunate to escape charges after fiercely criticising referee Terry Camilleri and swearing at a photographer - though the incidents did earn the five-time world champion a letter threatening disciplinary action.


Senators beat Bruins 1-0, take 3-1 lead in series

Senators beat Bruins 1-0, take 3-1 lead in series

Observers of the first-round series in the 2017 Stanley Cup playoffs had been starting to wonder what had become of the Capitals team that won the Presidents' Trophy during the regular season. Asked about his performance, Andersen said, "I mean, it was not the best, but I wish I could have helped the team out a little bit more by coming up bigger".


Paul Millsap: Wizards were playing 'MMA'

Paul Millsap: Wizards were playing 'MMA'

The other starter who struggled was center Dwight Howard , who matched Hardaway with seven points. "I think that's what John Wall does", Hawks guard Dennis Schroder said . "But if I'm into like that. if I'm scoring and my teammates are scoring, I'm always gonna be hype". Schroder had 15 points, but the Hawks missed all eight of their 3-point attempts and shot 34.9 percent from the field.


Arsenal players want Wenger to step down - Carragher

Arsenal players want Wenger to step down - Carragher

Andros Townsend opened the scoring in the first half before Yohan Cabaye and Luka Milivojevic's second half goals were sufficient for the Eagles to seal three crucial points. The uncertainty over his future has been a major distraction for a team lacking the fighting spirit required to cope with adversity. A hard defeat but on top of that it has consequences on our chances to be in the top four.


Jusuf Nurkic out, Kevin Durant questionable for Game 2

Jusuf Nurkic out, Kevin Durant questionable for Game 2

Portland won the battle of the backcourts in Game 1 , with CJ McCollum (41 points) and Damian Lillard (34) outscoring Warriors counterparts Stephen Curry (29) and Klay Thompson (15) by a whopping 75-44. Until the Houston Rockets handily downed the OKC Thunder in the last of eight weekend tip-offs, each game was close entering the fourth quarter. The Portland Trail Blazers are averaging 95 points on 38.3 percent shooting and allowing 115.5 points on 48.3 percent shooting.