By going unbeaten in three series to reach the NBA Finals, the Warriors broke the previous record for best start in NBA postseason history, which the Los Angeles Lakers set twice with 11-0 runs in 1989 and 2001. - Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue says that Kyrie Irving's left ankle is feeling "good" in advance of Cleveland's Game 5 matchup Thursday night with the Celtics.
Kevin Love doubled-up in each game of the Eastern Conference Finals - tallying 15 points on 5-for-13 shooting, leading both squads with 11 boards and four steals in the win. Throughout the season, Golden State averages 116.2 points per game while allowing 104. "They had multiple people come in and talk to me about what's more important", Thomas said Friday, a day after the Celtics were eliminated by the Cleveland Cavaliers .
The report states that Iheanacho has now left Nigeria's worldwide training camp in Paris in order to return to England to resolve his future, which may give West Ham some hope of striking a deal. Iheanacho returned to Manchester on Saturday from the Nigeria training camp in Paris, where the young striker had been with team-mates including Leicester City's Wilfred Ndidi.
But despite retaining his affection for the club he helped to unexpected LaLiga glory in 2013-14, Costa maintains he has not held discussions over a return to the Spanish capital. Our start wasn't good enough. 'They started slowly and could not pick up their tempo - it took them 29 minutes to have their first shot on target, and right through their team they lacked the intensity that has brought them so much success'.
I don't know if the only, but one of the very few who to came to play", Popovich told reporters, and added " Jon was in a category by himself. "So I literally start to go, and I'm going to get in the far left lane to go through where we all go through, and a cop out of nowhere pulls in front of me and goes, 'Hey, you, stop!'" he said .
The two-time Wimbledon champion said: "It's a pleasure to be here and I'm happy I made the decision to play". "Thank you for everything, you helped me through this hard time", added Kvitova, who will face either Bethanie Mattek-Sands or Evgeniya Rodina in the second round.
Avery Bradley one game. Jaylen Brown is listed as questionable with a right hip pointer. The Boston Celtics showed this postseason that they have players who could fill in for Isaiah Thomas when the star point guard was injured.
Every season, it seems like many people think *this* is the year LeBron and the Cavs lose in the Eastern Conference, and this season was no different. Heck, we may even get a player to average a triple-double if a team allows him to play alone. The Warriors won the 2015 NBA Championship, beating an injury-ravaged Cavs team.
Game 5 had the look and feel of Games 1 and 2, when Cleveland came into the TD Garden and had their way with the Celtics with a pair of wins by a combined 57 points. "I think I fell in love with the game because of Mike, seeing what he was able to accomplish", said James. The NBA Finals are finally set after the Cleveland Cavaliers chose to stop playing with the Boston Celtics and get down to business Thursday night.
The heavy burst of rain before the game slickened the surface and helped in a frantic start to the match. " Tom Rogic , with a bit of magic at the end". It happened so quick. I didn't expect to come on so quickly and it wasn't good to see KT [Kieran Tierney] go off. A dejected Dons manager Derek McInnes admitted his side were beaten by a touch of "class" by Rogic but is confident that his side can go one better next season.
The fan base certainly seems more divided, with Wenger bemoaning the "very hostile environment" created by some fans demanding his removal. The Arsenal board will meet next Tuesday and a decision as to whether the Frenchman will remain at the club will be decided.
Since 2004, 10 of the 14 winners have started on the front of the grid and only Lewis Hamilton has won from the second row, having done so twice. Vettel has denied there was anything amiss with Ferrari's decision to pit Raikkonen first, although the Finn was noticeably downbeat after finishing in second place.
James scored 35 points and passed Michael Jordan to become the NBA's all-time playoff scoring leader as the Cavaliers routed the Boston Celtics 135-102 on Thursday to claim their third straight Eastern Conference title. And in how many games? He scored just 11 points - zero in the final 16 minutes - as the Cleveland Cavaliers blew a 21-point lead and lost 111-108 to Boston in the Eastern Conference finals.
The Argentinian full-back is leaving City when his contract expires at the end of the season, with Premier League rivals West Ham the 32-year-old's likeliest destination. A tearful Zabaleta was honoured with a number of tributes after the game, including the presentation of a lifetime City season ticket. That is to say should he have been at a "big club", as Guardiola puts it.
He knows since March, who I want, what I want, how much I want. "But the world goes on, it doesn't stop". Obviously I'm happy to be part of that and in some way help the club win trophies, and that's the way it's been over the past year. "If we'd managed to convert those draws at home into wins we'd have been up there with Chelsea and Tottenham , so it's all there for us, but it's just about doing it on matchday".
Takuma Sato capped off another thrilling Indianapolis 500 that featured a record number of drivers leading the race. "It was a tough, tough race, but Helio really drives fair so I can trust him". Michael Andretti ran down pit lane to reach Sato's crew, then rushed to hug his driver . "Obviously disappointed not to finish the race because obviously every race you compete, you want to be at the checkered flag", Alonso said.
Manager Dave Roberts , with the NLCS tied 2-2, chose not to use Kershaw on three days rest in Game 5 versus Lester. Pitching two innings each, Baez and Hatcher retired the final 12 Cubs in order after a leadoff walk by Baez in the sixth.
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Those guys are going to challenge me, they're going to challenge our ballclub. "I always have an open-door policy". KD has since figured out a way to deal with the haters, and he doesn't care how mad people are about him going to the NBA Finals with the Warriors.
A wave of arrests and raids are believed to have closed the net on the terror ring behind the attack, but counter-terror chief Mark Rowley warned " more arrests and more searches" could follow. A huge bank holiday weekend security operation is under way as tens of thousands of people attend major spectacles including the FA Cup Final at Wembley and the Premiership Rugby Final at Twickenham.