So we mentioned the Pelicans' bench in our breakdown of Game 2 and how they weren't really providing their team any lift. Jrue Holiday helped set the tone, scoring 11 of his 21 points in the first quarter. "[Rondo's] a competitor and I'm a competitor", Green told reporters , per the Mercury News , after Game 2. Stephen Curry returned to the starting lineup with 19 points, although he only made six of his 19 attempts from the floor.
Hence, when the India all-rounder was picked in the playing XI for the side's clash against Royal Challengers Bangalore in Pune , the pressure was well and truly on him. As expected, CSK start out as overwhelming favourites to win the game, with Betfair giving them 8/11 odds for victory, while RCB are at 11/10. CSK is at the 2nd in the league but 2 out of last three matches which changed the momentum of the team, while RCB is full of confidence for the match yet they were ...
Krug, who left the arena in a walking boot Friday night, will undergo additional testing to determine the full extent of the injury. Nick Holden , acquired in a pre-deadline trade from the New York Rangers, will play in Krug's spot. This is a pretty significant loss for a Boston team that's already trailing 3-1 in the series. May. Matt Grzelcyk will likely slide up to the second defensive pairing alongside Kevan Miller.
While Salah has made their attack world-class, Redknapp can not underestimate the importance of the Reds' Dutch centre-half. He has no goalkeeper, he has one decent centre-back, one good full-back, the magnificent James Milner in midfield and three dynamic strikers who strike terror into opposing backlines when they are running freely.
Sixth spot would secure entry direct into the Europa League's group stages, while the club that finishes seventh will start in the second qualifying round, with the first leg scheduled to be played on 26 July. Benitez's Newcastle United have also followed up promotion last season by successfully avoiding relegation, while operating on an extremely restricted budget.
The 76-year-old Ferguson retired from managing in 2013 after nearly 27 years in charge of United but he has continued to regularly attend matches and participate in UEFA coaching initiatives. Manchester United honoured their manager even further in 2011, when Old Trafford's North Stand was renamed the Sir Alex Ferguson Stand on the 25th anniversary of his appointment.
I'm coming back to Ben. What's disconcerting is that the Celtics are missing two of their best players in Kyrie Irving and Gordon Hayward , and a third, Jaylen Brown , missed Game One and still was limited in Game Two. McConnell has earned a spot in the Philadelphia 76ers rotation moving forward, and if they are serious about make it to the Eastern Conference Finals, they'll need the best rotation possible.
The hosts absorbed plenty of pressure at the Hawthorns but posed a set-piece threat throughout, with their reward a scrambled victor from England midfielder Livermore in the 92nd minute. Darren Moore stepped in as caretaker manager, and has managed a fantastic three wins two draws in his brief tenure. Darren Moore , meanwhile, has made a decision to stick with the same Baggies XI that beat Newcastle United a week ago , while Nacer Chadli returns to the bench following recovery from a ...
He has taken the club from near the relegation zone up to 8th in his short time in Liverpool, and whilst a Europa League qualification spot does look out of reach, they have made significant improvements in the second half of the season. Everton are likely to be unchanged for Saturday's game following the comfortable win over Huddersfield last weekend. Southampton easily beat Everton in their first meeting this season, winning 4-1.
All of the minutes had clearly been wearing on James. The different in the game was in the third-quarter when the Cleveland Cavaliers outscored the Toronto Raptors 37-20. After a close, well-played first half, the Cavaliers simply ran the Raptors out of the gym in the second half thanks to a spectacular performance by LeBron .
One of the finest signings of the Sheikh Mansour era, Toure has been the fulcrum of City's success over the years since joining the club for £24m from La Liga giants Barcelona in 2010. Guardiola could be boosted by the return of John Stones though he is more likely to start the game on the bench. "I stay for sure one more year".
Philadelphia can not withstand such poor performances from Simmons because he's the conductor of its motion offense. "I think, obviously, (the Celtics) have a game plan, I know what their game plan is, and I've got to play my game", Simmons continued.
The Golden State Warriors' All-Star power forward said he's not the one in this Western Conference semifinal series initiating the multiple encounters he's had with New Orleans Pelicans guard with Rajon Rondo . The Pelicans found out early on Gentry's prediction would come to fruition. Don't be surprised if New Orleans benefits from a friendlier whistle at home, and the discrepancy dissipates or even reverses itself.
When asked about the other former Iowa players that have been drafted by the Packers over the years - such as Micah Hyde, Mike Daniels and Bryan Bulaga, among others - Jackson gave all the credit to Iowa's football program. "There was a lot of hard work put into today, I can tell you that much". Brown - in the first of what figure to be many battles to come. Former Alabama punter JK Scott will reportedly get his chance to start for the Green Bay Packers after the team waived former ...
In the meantime, will Golovkin go to 38-0-1 on Saturday. Golovkin (37-0-1, 33 KOs) is looking to tie the record of 20 successful middleweight title defenses owned by Philadelphia legend Bernard Hopkins. Martirosyan enters the fight 3-2 in his last five bouts, losing to both Jermall Charlo and Erislandy Lara via unanimous decisions. "I took the fight on short notice but we're ready", Martirosyan said.
Their bowling also started to look stronger after the arrival of Avesh Khan and Liam Plunkett in the team. With six wins from eight games and 12 points in their kitty, Hyderabad boasts of one of the best bowling attacks in the ongoing IPL season.
In the first meeting between the two sides, Barca produced a masterclass to win 3-0 in the Santiago Bernabeu to virtually knock Madrid out of the title race and have had longer to prepare for the match than their rivals. We've said that it's not going to happen and it's not going to happen. With their Champions League hopes over and the Copa del Rey already secured, Valverde is expected to go with his strongest possible XI on Sunday evening, meaning that we can expect to see Luis ...
In the Chennai Super Kings vs Royal Challengers Bangalore IPL match today, Chennai having won the previous clash between the both this season will be looking to replicate that performance while Bangalore will be looking for revenge as they step out onto the Pune pitch.
Pallotta also responded on Thursday to ESPN FC analyst Alejandro Moreno's comments about Roma's performance, ridiculing him for "a stupid comment". Despite a chaotic 4-2 defeat against Roma at the Stadio Olimpico, the Reds set up a meeting with the reigning champions in Kiev on May 26 thanks to a 7-6 aggregate win.
Stud pitching prospect Walker Buehler threw six no-hit innings (in just his third career start), and Tony Cingrani , Yimi Garcia , and Adam Liberatore followed with hitless innings out of the bullpen to lock down the no-hitter. In total, Dodgers pitchers allowed five baserunners - all on walks - while striking out 13. "They did their job, and we got the win, too". His high pitch count as a professional is 94, so there was no way he was coming back out for a seventh.