In fact, the last time the Wolves had made the playoffs was in 2004, the longest drought in the entire National Basketball Association. With the Timberwolves coming out of halftime with an eight-point lead, Denver certainly didn't make it easy down the stretch, tying the game within the last two minutes of regulation and holding the line to force an overtime period.
To say the next thirty minutes were tense would be an understatement, but there was to be even more late drama at the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu. Today Madrid could have scored more, but Buffon and the others did well. Liverpool saw off Premier League rivals Manchester City 5-1 on aggregate while Bayern Munich also made their way through, edging past Sevilla 2-1 after two legs.
Liverpool ended Manchester City's Champions League dream with a 2-1 win at the Etihad Stadium last night. Tuesday night's Champions League quarter-final clash between Liverpool and Manchester City was marred to a certain extent following the dismissal of City coach Pep Guardiola at half-time.
At shootaround on Wednesday, Westbrook told reporters, "If you don't want [the rebound], I'ma get it". When the teams last met in February, Westbrook had a game high 13 rebounds on the night. The assists get other people involved. The people that's talking or saying what they need to say, they should try doing it and seeing how hard it is, since everybody wants to be talking.
Fleury and Quick meet in the Western Conference First Round, which begins with Game 1 at T-Mobile Arena on Wednesday (10 p.m. ET; NBCSN, CBC, TVAS, ATTSN-RM, FS-W). "We expected people to be betting against them on a daily basis, and for them to be at the bottom of the league". Read below for 15 notes on the Golden Knights' historic betting season as it progresses into the playoffs .
Bayern Munich meanwhile sealed their place in the semi-finals with a goalless draw at home to Sevilla , who had Joaquin Correa shown a red card in stoppage time . There was little for Cristiano Ronaldo and Real Madrid to celebrate at Wembley. "I don't have an explanation". "Everyone is talking about the semis, but if we win, then we can talk about that".
Wide receiver Cameron Meredith will reportedly be a member of the New Orleans Saints in 2018. There is no certainty that he will be the player he was prior to the injury, but it is a risk that could be well worth the potential award over the next two seasons.
Mr. Trump referred to Mr. Assad on Twitter Wednesday morning as a "Gas Killing Animal who kills his people and enjoys it!" Trump had on Monday warned of a quick, forceful response once responsibility for the attack was established. Trump responded by launching Navy cruise missiles at a Syrian airfield. The Russian military said the USA strike force was due to arrive in the Middle East at the start of May.
The game: "They dominated us all of the game and when they pushed, they were rewarded". "That is a possibility and for that reason, it hurts even more", the veteran playmaker told Marca . Ernesto Valverde's side then travel to Celta Vigo in midweek as they look to wrap up the title, and play Sevilla in the Copa del Rey final on April 21.
He denounced the alleged use of chemical weapons as a grave violation of worldwide law. He urged the Security Council to immediately launch an independent investigation into the allegations. The US State Department said Mr Johnson and his Washington counterpart had discussed "potential further steps the US and United Kingdom governments might take in coordination with other partners".
Although he played in the season finale, Jones was not active for Super Bowl LII. That was the teams' only preseason meeting since 1966. The Dolphins begin their preseason opener against the Buccaneers on the week of August 9-13. This will be the 50th consecutive summer in which the teams will meet since the series began in 1969. They trail in the annual preseason series, 25-23-1, with the tie coming in 1972.
The Colorado Rockies and San Diego Padres wasted little time getting down to business this afternoon in Denver. Five players were ejected, including Arenado and Perdomo. San Diego then retaliated by hitting Trevor Story in the first inning Wednesday. As everyone on the field began to seemingly calm down, Arenado and Padres catcher A.J.
Eriksen was awarded the goal by the Premier League Match Day centre, but Kane said afterwards he definitely got a touch to the cross which beat the Potters goalkeeper Jack Butland in the 63rd minute. It leaves Salah with some breathing space atop the goal-scoring charts with 29 and Kane sitting in second with 25 goals. I can't control what he (Salah) does.
They left in waves, with three going missing on the night of April 8, another two vanishing on April 9 before the remaining group left at night on April 10. "It happens at every Games and it's not a surprise". "We're organising a sporting event, if there are breaches of visas, they will deal with it".
The Chelsea striker represented Juventus for two seasons from 2014-2016. Nearly scoring goals at will at the start of his life at Stamford Bridge, the goals have dried up considerably, with the player finding the back of the net just twice in his last 17 outings.
The need for tighter defending to accompany the thrilling attacking football his teams are known for is an old issue that has re-appeared this week, with the three second half goals conceded in their 3-2 loss to United emphasising the point.
PARIS SAINT-GERMAIN look set to fail Financial Fair Play after sponsorship figures found to be "overstated", according to the Financial Times . Sources talking to the FT said PSG's sponsorship contracts are considered to have been significantly overstated compared with the assessment of their fair value.
I didn't insult him, I just said: "Mateu, it is a goal". "Now we are there together - so that's quite a cool moment and I'm really happy about it". "Of course Klopp said "Yes you are sitting too deep because you are not pushing up". "We have to recover mentally for the six games remaining", he said of the Premier League . The last-four draw will take place at UEFA headquarters in Switzerland at 12pm BST on Friday.
We were not compact enough and too many second balls went to City. Where can I watch the Champions League semi-final draw? The first 10-15 minutes wasn't good enough. Credit where it's due, City's players have been gracious in defeat and now Benjamin Mendy has jumped on the bandwagon by sending a classy tweet to Liverpool.
Three fights were dropped from the card as a result of McGregor's alleged freakish bus attack but it could have been four had Rose Namajunas made a decision to withdraw. Here's a synopsis of the last week: Nurmagomedov was initially scheduled to face Tony Ferguson but the fight was scrapped for a third time after the interim champ tripped over a cable and tore his ACL.