"I think it's going to be a great series", said New Orleans coach Alvin Gentry, whose Pelicans fell in five games to the Warriors in the West semifinals. If you in the way of that, then you happen to be in the way.
The unparalleled trio of Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, and Kevin Durant scored 75 points on 53 percent shooting Tuesday. That ties the 1990-91 Chicago Bulls for the longest such streak in National Basketball Association playoff history.
"I feel pretty good when it comes to getting over the knee injury and building up my endurance to get back to where I was before I got hurt", Curry said. "So we were just trying to get another win". I continue to get better, continue to get my timing right, continue to get back to the normal rotations... His previous inability to reach the conference finals will no longer be used against him, but if he ends his career without a title, that will be more than enough ammunition for some to downplay his impact.
Game one of this series will take place on Monday, May 14th.
Curry paced the Warriors with 28 points as they won the series four-games-to-one.
The first half was largely dominated by the Rockets, although as they have all series Utah's defensive resiliency helped them go on runs to sustain their chance of avoiding elimination.
"For us it was just. they were in the way", Paul said. Likewise, the Rockets are the most analytically driven team in the league - they emphasize three-pointers, layups, and free throws, and eschew other, less efficient shots.
In the second quarter, Holiday shoved Curry hard into the basket, enraging the two-time MVP who let the officials know how upset he was by the push and no call.
The New Orleans Pelicans had a fantastic season. "We are still taking steps toward that, but this is an accomplishment".
So far this postseason, with Durant and Green leading the way, the Warriors have admirably defended the slower San Antonio Spurs and now the imposing, push-the-pace Pelicans.
Australia's Joe Ingles battled foul trouble all night for the Jazz, posting 12 points, five rebounds and six assists from 31 minutes on court.
Paul had 20 of his 41 points in the final quarter to extinguish the Jazz.
The Warriors were unable to pull away in the first 24 due to Anthony Davis' brilliance, scoring 18 points and snagging 10 rebounds.
It was a resounding effort by the Pelicans, who played the fourth quarter without floor general Rajon Rondo, who suffered an unfortunate hamstring injury late in the game. "Should that surprise me?" He was seen in the tunnel on a golf cart and would not return to the game. He played 37 minutes in the clincher and the entire fourth quarter.
Paul, a nine-time All-Star in his first season with Houston after an offseason trade from the Los Angeles Clippers, also had 10 assists and seven rebounds.
Giuliani has said Trump may not testify at all because of concern that prosecutors may lay a "perjury trap" for the president. Attorneys for former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort are fighting to dismiss charges by the special counsel.
TMZ was the first to report the incident Sunday, saying Jeong cleared the area and attended to the fan until paramedics arrived. They waited with the woman until ambulances arrived and she gained consciousness, where she was rushed to the hospital.
The earth briefly trembled with sadness when the news spread that Tristan Thompson cheated on Khloe Kardashian . On Friday, the pair was photographed having lunch with friends at TownHall restaurant in Cleveland .
UFC Fight Pass will still offer live streaming UFC events and live shows from other promotions on their streaming service. As for the ESPN deal, it will see 15 UFC Fight Night events air exclusively on ESPN+, the network's streaming service.
"Out there I was so uncomfortable", said Day after birdieing two of the three holes on the Green Mile to win by two strokes. Vogel for best in the field and gave him his eighth top-five at the Wells Fargo.
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However, the AP reported that Trump is not considering firing Giuliani but may block him from making more television appearances. Giuliani told the Post that the reimbursement came out of a $35,000 monthly retainer that Trump was paying Cohen.
In four games against the Raptors, LeBron averaged 34 points, 8.3 rebounds and 11.3 assists on 55 percent shooting from the field. The Cavaliers now find themselves just four wins away from punching their ticket to a fourth consecutive NBA Finals appearance.
So, try to do your best (especially if you're going into areas where you know you're likely to encounter ticks or mosquitoes). The CDC claimed that the United States is not fully prepared for the increasing health threat brought about by bug bites.
Marco Asensio came off the bench to replace Ronaldo, with the game ending 2-2. 'We're not anxious about the final, ' said Zidane. Real boss Zinedine Zidane will be more concerned over Ronaldo, whom he withdrew at the interval after sustaining a knock.
Saints lose Ingram for 4 games due to PEDs
But with Ingram out for the first four games, the depth chart at the position all of a sudden has become much more important. The 2017 NFL Rookie of the Year, he carried the ball 120 times for 728 yards and 8 touchdowns.
Donald Glover Gives Tour of the Millennium Falcon
We were expecting a thousand guests - I held out a hope that there was a black human planet somewhere, but I guess it's just us. There's no doubt that Star Wars has been making some moves to showcase more representation in a galaxy far far away.