Their Western Conference final series is knotted at three games apiece. Paul played a major role in the Rockets' last two victories, averaging 23.5 points in those two wins, but strained his hamstring in the final minute of Game 5. The Rockets had 39 points in the first quarter of game six. We've got to have amnesia about tonight, get to Houston and stay focused. Houston Rockets centre Clint Capela , left, tries to control the ball against Golden State Warriors forward Draymond ...
Bale scored Real's winning goals after coming on as a substitute with the match at 1-1. In a post on Twitter on Monday (NZT), Salah said "it was a very tough night, but I'm a fighter". The Liverpool forward had to leave the pitch because of an injury after the pair clashed. "We'll have to wait and see but it's not a given because there are so many top teams in the competition already, you have to be a special team to get to semi-finals and finals".
The 24-year-old, who has made a total of 49 appearances for Liverpool across all competitions since signing from Mainz in 2016, broke down in tears at the full-time whistle, later adding "I lost my team the game" . "His mistakes were obvious, he knows that, I know, and you know that". "We've all had bad games and it's just a shame that his came in the biggest game of his life, in the biggest game in club football ".
In what might have been the free-agent-to-be favorite son's home farewell, James only added to his outsized legend, scoring 46 points to send these Eastern Conference finals to a deciding seventh game. While the Cavaliers didn't have Kevin Love to turn to Sunday night, Jeff Green would fill in. The Celtics made a late push, but James snuffed it out with massive back-to- back three-pointers in the final two minutes.
At 34, the Swiss global may not be the signing fantasized by most of the Gunners faithful but the right-back offers valuable experience and leadership qualities which have been absent at the club in recent years. Unai Emery is reported to have only £50 million ($67m) to spend at Arsenal this summer and Martin Keown fears that will not be enough to address defensive issues.
Slavisa Jokanovic opted for some sporting cross-pollination when asked whether, after two and a half years of battles won and lost, Fulham's promotion from the Championship felt especially sweet. Yet Fulham showed grit to match their skill to win and leave Villa, on the 36th anniversary of their European Cup triumph, facing another season in the Championship - and the financial ramifications that brings.
According to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel , police were doing a business check at a local Walgreens around 2 a.m. on January 26 when they saw a vehicle parked across two handicap spaces. The officer walks up to them and says he only wanted one extra patrol. It reads, in part, "My experience in January with the Milwaukee Police Department was wrong and shouldn't happen to anybody".
James Harden handled the point guard duties, but he wore down over time . But we can't count on it. Injuries happen, and you've just got to play with whoever's out there. "At the same time , we'll rally and do what's right", D'Antoni said of his star guard. "As I said, the two-way ability of this guy hounding the MVP of the league, most likely, all game, and continuing to rain down three-pointers, he's wonderful".
The Welsh worldwide has only been in the fringes of Zinedine Zidane's first-team this season, initially due to an injury and later because he simply did not figure in the Frenchman's plans. Former Tottenham star Bale said after the final that he would have to consider his future with Real after spending much of the season on the bench.
This series could be decided on the health of these two players in Game 7. Thompson strained his left knee in the second quarter of Game 4 on Tuesday, but he played through it after receiving treatment in the locker room. James was dominant, scoring 44 points on 17-of-28 shooting with five rebounds and three assists. Paul has been dealing with soreness in his right foot since game two but he claimed the pain went away during games three and four of the series.
In Boston, where the Celtics are flawless so far this postseason. But coach Tyronn Lue was impressed with how his team responded in Game 6 and expects a similar performance, should Love be sidelined in Game 7. "So nothing there as far as to be concerned about", Stevens said. "We know LeBron is different than a lot of other guys, but we've got to get the job done", Celtics guard Terry Rozier said.
Zidane himself memorably scored what is considered by many to be the best goal in a Champions League final, when he sweetly volleyed home for Real Madrid against Bayern Leverkusen in 2002. The win in Kyiv was Ronaldo's fifth Champions League title, becoming the sole record holder since the inception of the tournament's new format in 1992.
Chennai's two IPL titles came back-to-back, courtesy of victories over Mumbai Indians in 2010 and Royal Challengers Bangalore in 2011. SRH are the only side to defend totals less than 150 thrice, while CSK are the only side to chase down 180+ targets thrice.
Verstappen will now start from the back of the grid and it is very likely that Red Bull will elect to start him from the pit lane instead and keep him well clear of any potential turn one mayhem. "I'd be surprised if we weren't at least close ". They have a strong vehicle, they have more downforce than everybody else. "I'm sure it looks good on TV, but in the auto, it feels delightful", he said.
Six minutes into the second half, Karius' sloppy rollout had been seized on by Karim Benzema to put the Spanish side in front. "I'm not upset because I know what I give to the club". "From time to time, some players deserve more time on the pitch, and I understand a player who wants to play more". Liverpool coach Juergen Klopp said "anything is possible" but that Salah is doubtful for the World Cup.
The Guardian's Fabrizio Romano reports the Red Devils have reached a £50 million deal with Shakhtar Donetsk for Brazil worldwide midfielder Fred . ended their interest and are instead working on signing Jorginho from Napoli . Manchester United's summer recruitment drive looks set to begin in earnest.
Kevin Durant was 1 of 6 from the field in the first quarter . With the light about to go out on their championship hopes, the Warriors found their fabled "switch" just in time . But trying to close out this Warriors team without Paul will be a monumental challenge for the Rockets . Harden has had plenty of playoff disappointments in the last few years and embraces the chance to get Houston back into the finals.
Tears also streamed down Loris Karius' face after the Liverpool goalkeeper's mistakes gifted two goals on the biggest match of his career. "I don't have any doubts, it's not important, I have to rest now, go and meet up with the Portugal team and in the next few weeks (I'll make an announcement)", he added before he joins up with his country's World Cup squad for the tournament in Russian Federation.
But he wasn't. Salah had hurt his shoulder in a collision with Sergio Ramos and tried to play on before despondently walking from the field two minutes later, sobbing as he went. He is far and away the biggest star in Egypt and key to the country's hopes at the World Cup, which begins in less than three weeks. The Reds boss told reporters in the wake of a 3-1 defeat: "It's a really serious injury and the shock of the boys was obvious".
That fun extends to the Capitals' locker room, which looked to have much less talent on paper than in previous seasons. Alex Ovechkin's beard has never been fuller, his hair never greyer. "I feel like everyone has been stepping up in the playoffs". In the post-lockout era, Ovechkin is tied for ninth in Game 7 points with six, he's second in ice time with more than 200 minutes and no player has made netminders make more stops.
Ramirez was without an extra-base hit in his last nine games and had homered once in his last 11, watching his slash line sink after a torrid start over April's first half. He was 1 for 14 in his five-game rehab assignment at Triple-A Pawtucket, prompting Cora to joke to reporters ( via The Associated Press ), "He's saving his hits for Fenway".
Six minutes later, Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane introduced Welsh forward Gareth Bale to the game - a decisive substitute that had a major impact on the final. In the tunnel before kickoff there was a furtive glance across to Salah, but the showdown between the world player of the year and a contender for his throne never materialized.
It was a night which confirmed Real's ability to superbly manage the biggest of games and highlighted Liverpool's continued problems with the goalkeeping position. It seems incredible that it is even up for debate but Cristiano Ronaldo and Zinedine Zidane both have claim to that honour. Salah was due to be one of the stars of this summer's tournament after scoring 44 goals for Liverpool this season.
The Cavaliers said Love, who inadvertently bashed heads with Celtics rookie Jayson Tatum in the first quarter of Game 6, experienced concussion-like symptoms Saturday before the team's flight to Boston. The Cavs and Celtics will be battling to determine who will represent the East in the NBA Finals. George Hill scored 20 points, Jeff Green provided 14, and Larry Nance Jr.
The Warriors lost Game 5 of their series with the Houston Rockets on Thursday, putting them down 3-2 in the series and facing elimination. It was Steph Curry who had all sorts of gyrations, profanities and a shimmy or two for the Golden State home crowd, back when the Warriors were rolling to a 41-point win in Game 3.
But it was an even quieter night for Mohamed Salah , with the Liverpool forward lasting only 30 minutes before being forced off with a shoulder injury that now threatens his participation at the World Cup with Egypt. At the very highest level, the best players perform. But things took a turn for the worse for the Reds when star player Mohamed Salah suffered a shoulder injury which saw him replaced by Adam Lallana.
Naturally, Broncos followers were interested in one player's opinion. "I think that's good", Trump said . They can keep their money and allow them to stand on principle. I don't think that's right in any place in any setting. Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin had some strong words for President Donald Trump in response to his comments regarding athletes who don't stand for the national anthem .
Even though the Mann Act was passed after the incidents used to convict him took place, Johnson was convicted by an all-white jury in less than two hours and was imprisoned for a year. Department of Justice began investigating Johnson for violating the Mann Act nearly from the time it was enacted in 1910, according to the 2004 documentary " Unforgivable Blackness ".
The clash is set to pair two attacking minded teams with a combined 70 goals scored in the tournament's 12 matches preceding the final, according to UEFA's website. A match winning performance in Ukraine will secure his position in Anfield lore and ensure his status as one of Europe's most prized players for years to come.
But Sunrisers shouldn't worry about it much, because although they lost the first playoff match, they were very close to winning it at one point, so close that its fans were already celebrating. Shivam Mavi then hit Brathwaite for a boundary in the first ball off the final over before the West Indian picked up Mavi and Gill with consecutive deliveries to shut the door for the hosts.
Even Ivanka Trump , the daughter of the United States president, waded into the debate over the non-seeding of Williams at the French Open , branding the decision by tournament organizers "ridiculous". For a second year running, the women's field at the French Open remains wide open. While all Grand Slam tournaments have the discretion to adjust their seedings, only Wimbledon ever does so, to account for players who excel or struggle on its grass surface.
Real Madrid star Gareth Bale is delighted to see former club Tottenham clinch Champions League qualification. But Wales manager Giggs insists the 28-year-old has the right mindset to make a decisive contribution from the bench - if that is the role given to him by Real manager Zinedine Zidane .
The midfielder will cost United €50 million. However, Ander Herrera has been frustratingly inconsistent and we have all seen how quickly Paul Pogba crumbles when deployed deeper. Fred is a product of the Porto Alegre-based Internacional's youth academy. The player is coming into his prime years, just what Manchester United need.
The only thing most people know about Monaco is that it's a tax haven - a "sunny place for shady people", Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards once said - located somewhere on the French Riviera. "I'm not sure if Vettel is going to be too happy about him joining, because Ricciardo was faster than him in Red Bull . I'm delighted for him and with our 250th Grand Prix we have a auto on pole position".
The pace was frantic, and the Mitchelton-Scott ranks of overall leader Yates were constantly in the mix, with the pink jersey looking imperious after two strong rides in the mountains on the weekend and an impressive time-trial yesterday. He appeared to be barely in contention a matter of days ago, but moved into the lead on Friday, when he made an audacious solo charge from 80km out on the mountainous stage from Venaria Reale to Bardonecchia.