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Wizards defense falls apart in second half of Game 7

Wizards defense falls apart in second half of Game 7

While the Wizards are heading home, the Celtics now get to host the Cavaliers in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Wednesday night. The Celtics' reserves scored 48 points to only five for the Wizards' bench, with Kelly Olynyk doing the majority of the damage.



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Bradley Beal had easily his best playoffs performance with 38 points on 12-for-22 shooting from the field, but John Wall, the heartbeat of the Wizards' offense registered just 18 points and 11 assists while missing 15 of 23 shots. But the Celtics have yet to beat the Cavs this season with Cleveland at full strength. Cleveland won the other games by a combined 35 points, including a 114-91 romp on April 5.



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He shot 10 of 14 from the floor and also had five rebounds and four assists, leaving the game to a huge ovation with 1:37 left (he returned briefly in the final seconds). But Olynyk then took over. While Kelly Olynyk emerged as the unexpected hero of Game 7, Thomas overcame some shooting woes to hit big shots when they mattered.


Celtics win National Basketball Association draft lottery

Celtics win National Basketball Association draft lottery

The Celtics traded Garnett and Pierce after six seasons together which included an National Basketball Association title in 2008. Less than 24 hours after a Game 7 victory that put them in the Eastern Conference finals, the Celtics earned the right to choose first in next month's draft with the pick they received in the 2013 trade that sent Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett to the Nets.


Pablo Zabaleta: Manchester City defender to leave club in the summer

Pablo Zabaleta: Manchester City defender to leave club in the summer

There was no doubt about City's second in the 36th minute. Gabriel Jesus made it 2-0 with a penalty that was a far easier decision for Madley, after Yohan Benalouane sent Sane sprawling. City climbed two points above Liverpool, which dropped to fourth place ahead of its match away to West Ham on Sunday, in the race for a top-four finish and qualification for next season's Champions League.



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City, which is away to Watford on the final day of the season on Sunday, is a point ahead of fourth-placed Liverpool and three points clear of fifth-placed Arsenal. Robson-Kanu tapped in Nyom's cross with three minutes to play before Zabaleta was symbolically announced as man-of-the-match at a stadium where he will be dearly missed.