Tuesday December 11-th, 2018

Lowry bounces back, Raptors edge Bucks to even series at 1-1

It is one thing to lose, but the way the Raptors played in the second half of Game 1 was surprisingly poor. Leading 84-83 through three quarters, Toronto opened the fourth with an 11-0 run that included a pair of 3-pointers by Ibaka, and a th...

Hawks' Millsap ready to match Morris, Wiz with 'MMA' style

Wall scored 15 of his 32 points in the third quarter and finished with 14 assists in the Wizards' 114-107 win Sunday on their home court. Now, some notes and takeaways from Game 1 of the series. sports team that has earned my affection. Both team...

Lewis Hamilton wins the Chinese Grand Prix

It is a tussle that many have wanted for years, including Hamilton. "So there will be days where we're up and down - like in Melbourne where he did the better job and I acknowledged that". This year, as well. "We were a good match". Having been...

Harden Nets 37, Rockets Rout Thunder, Westbrook 118-87

By halftime he'd missed four more from beyond the arc. "[We were] some kids that just was running around the playground and not knowing that we were gonna be in this position", Harden said . Since game one Russ has stepped on the hardwood like a m...

Wall scores playoff-best 32 as Wizards beat Hawks in Game 1

Meanwhile, the Wizards are 3-6 ATS in their last nine home games, 6-2 ATS in their last eight games against the Eastern Conference and 7-0 ATS in their last seven Conference Quarterfinals games. "Usually the aggressor is rewarded". Away from the ...

Down 0-2 and still scoreless, Blackhawks remain confident Down 0-2 and still scoreless, Blackhawks remain confident

But did they truly "steal" the win? Here are two things favoring the Blackhawks as they try to dig out of a 2-0 deficit in their best-of-seven Western Conference first-round playoff matchup with the Predators: Chicago's winning pedigree and the fac...

Larry Sanders missed team bus before Cavs cut him

Defensively, the Cavaliers are yielding 107.2 points per game against the opponents. What does that mean? Chicago claimed the eighth and final seed in the East and will meet the mighty Celtics in the first round. The sides are finalizing the deal and...

Sharks beat Oilers 3-2 in overtime in Game 1

Joel Ward and Paul Martin scored the other goals for the Sharks , who went to the Stanley Cup final last season, losing to the Pittsburgh Penguins in six games. Fuelled by excitement, the Oilers jumped out to a 2-0 lead, and then got schooled by ...

Blue Jackets' Calvert suspended 1 game for hit on Kuhnhackl

Hong). The Columbus Blue Jackets entered game two in Pittsburgh hoping to even the series and steal home ice advantage before returning to Nationwide Arena. But we can be way better than we were. I don't think we got puck possession, but I've still...

Indiana Pacers come up short in Game 1 against Cleveland Indiana Pacers come up short in Game 1 against Cleveland

In the Western Conference, No. 1 Golden State will open against No. 8 Portland, No. 2 San Antonio faces No. 7 Memphis, No. 3 Houston gets No. 6 Oklahoma City and the Los Angeles Clippers and Utah Jazz will meet in the last quarterfinal. "The playoffs...

Russell Westbrook Triple-Double Countdown

Westbrook had 12 points, eight rebounds and eight assists at halftime to help Oklahoma City (44-33) take a 63-39 lead. "He's making big plays", Thunder center Enes Kanter said. For Oklahoma City , it's the beginning of a four-game road tri...

NBA playoffs get underway on Saturday

That was 2016, when the actions of Green - he of two connections to Steven Adams' groin and one to that of LeBron James , the latter costing Green Game 5 of the Finals - became the headline, and a daily topic of social media debate. On the other ha...

Rangers to test road success in playoffs Rangers to test road success in playoffs

It is simply impossible to see how the Canadiens will win a series with Galchenyuk on the fourth line... This match-up won't be easy and the Rangers will need to bring their A-game, but NY has some secret weapons that can give them the edge in ...

Video game simulation has Warriors as champions, Raptors exiting in second round

How might have that taken a toll come playoff time? Casey was rewarded and is now set for life. Raptors general manager Jeff Weltman was the assistant GM in Milwaukee for five years before joining Masai Ujiri in Toronto , so this series is a littl...

A look at the Golden State Warriors' playoff picture

No matter how it happened, Vonleh's layup at the buzzer gave the Portland Trail Blazers a 99-98 victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Monday night despite resting starters Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum . Nurkic is officially listed as "questionab...

Defending champions Cavaliers and LeBron James in bullish mood for the play-offs

I've flip-flopped so many times on that Cavaliers-Raptors second-round series that I have now picked the Cavs in some places and the Raps in others, which probably violates some code of handicapping if not journalism. So, here we go again? If the Jaz...

Top 10 best selling National Basketball Association jerseys Top 10 best selling National Basketball Association jerseys

Another matchup with the league-best Golden State Warriors, a team which blitzed past them 4-1 in the Western Conference semi-finals a year ago. As part of our 2016-17 NBA Awards predictions , will Green finally win the DPOY this season? TNT begin...

8 tweets that define Game 1 of Sens-Bruins series

This will setup a possible matchup with our rival, the top-seeded Montreal Canadiens and Claude Julien . The Senators dominated play for long parts of the game, but a couple mistakes in the third cost them as Brad Marchand scored the victor late...

Kevin Love says series against the Pacers will be a 'physical battle'

The NBA playoffs officially begin when the Pacers and Cavaliers tip off on Saturday at 3 p.m. ET on ABC. They got the Warriors in the first round. It's also noteworthy that two MVP frontrunners will collide in the first round: Rockets guard Jame...

Sergio Garcia wins Masters playoff

He clenched the win on what would have been Seve's 60th birthday. As he said afterward, the old Sergio would have complained to his caddie about the golf gods being against him. "I thought I had it on 18", Garcia said. He said when he hit crisp, high...

First night of playoffs teaches lesson to young Maple Leafs

All the while he was thinking. Nearly two more minutes than Morgan Rielly played, and Babcock was quick to call it the best game Rielly has played this year. I guarantee you're going to get a better game from Toronto and I know you're going to get a ...

NHL: Capitals rally for OT victory over Maple Leafs NHL: Capitals rally for OT victory over Maple Leafs

Despite that reality, fans of the Toronto Maple Leafs are paying more than any other fans for the privilege of seeing the Leafs try to defy the odds. Leafs head coach Mike Babcock is hopeful he will return for Game 2. Holtby went to his right to ma...

Brooklyn Nets Benching Six Players vs Chicago Bulls

The Bulls outrebounded the Celtics by double digits in three of their four meetings during the regular season. "You throw the records out the window, " Wade said. "We made a little progress, stuck our finger through the ceiling so to speak, yet we ...

Three former Gamecocks selected in Top 10 picks of WNBA Draft

Do you trade the pick? The Dallas Wings, who own the third and fourth picks are thought to be making a strong push to acquire Plum. What Riley found is that regardless of the scenario, each avenue seemed to point to the same conclusion - take Unive...

Rangers Beat Canadiens 2-0 in Game 1 Rangers Beat Canadiens 2-0 in Game 1

The Montreal Canadiens, Ottawa Senators and Toronto Maple Leafs in the East, and Edmonton Oilers and Calgary Flames in the West all reached the playoffs, but their paths are challenging as the top three teams in each conference are USA -based.

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