Jaylen Brown Questionable with Hip Injury Suffered in Game 4 vs. Cavaliers
29 Mai, 2017, 09:57 | Author: Marie-Claire Cellier
The Warriors claimed their title in Cleveland in 2015, the Cavaliers won game seven in Oakland previous year.
But they also showed how badly they need him.
The Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors will square off in the NBA Finals for the third straight year in a series that felt like a foregone conclusion pretty much all season. "[Surgery is] not the No. 1 option right now, but it could be once the swelling goes down", Thomas said Friday while addressing reporters at Boston's exit interviews. "The ones we gotta look at are the ones he got at the rim". "We want to go take back a championship, that's just the nature of a competitor and I think that's the mindset of everyone in this organization to go take back what they took from us".
LeBron James, who scored 35 points on Thursday night in Game 5 as the Cavaliers finished off the Celtics, expressed his admiration for Thomas after the two stars embraced on the court.
Kyrie Irving backed up his massive game four with 24 points and seven assists, while Kevin Love had a double-double, adding 11 boards to his 15 points.
James entered the game 27 points behind Jordan. The Celtics never led in any of the games in Boston, trailing by as many as 50 in Game 2 and 39 on Thursday night before both teams emptied their benches.
"There are more moments to come where we'll be tested, especially on the West Coast playing against a great team like the Warriors. We match up well with them, and I think they'd say the same about us".
After signing Al Horford in the offseason - the biggest free agent acquisition in the history of the NBA's most-decorated franchise - the Celtics rode him and Thomas to the No. 1 seed in the East.
The Celticsregular season win total of 53 was their best since the 2010-2011 season when they won 56 but lost in the second round of the playoffs that season in five games to none other than James and the Miami Heat. But they displayed their superiority over the final two games to wrap up the series.
NOTES: Celtics G Isaiah Thomas (right hip injury) visited with an undisclosed specialist to determine the course of action for his surgery.
After playing three halves against the Cavaliers, the Celtics said Thomas was done for the season. Here's the box score from Game 5 and my three takeaways. We'll go from there.
"Definitely feels different", Irving said.
As it is, the closest active players to him - Tony Parker (4,012), Dwyane Wade (3,871), Dirk Nowitzki (3,663) and Manu Ginobili (3,009) - are all nearing the end of their careers, and they aren't all that close to begin with. They're coming out and they're hitting us, they don't care who you are.
He didn't make the All-Star team this year and is not yet being mentioned with the all-time greats, but consider this: by general consensus, ball handling today has evolved far beyond what it used to be.
British officials were infuriated by the leaks but believe USA law enforcement was responsible for them, not the White House. Due to the Five Eyes intelligence sharing agreement, it is then passed on to the US, Australia, Canada and New Zealand.
After an 11 point performance in Game 3 that saw him fail to score in the 4th quarter, a bounce back game was in order. James has career averages of 28.3 points, 8.8 rebounds, 6.8 assists, 1.8 steals, and 1.0 blocks in the postseason.
Carpenter has had only one top-10 finish in his last seven attempts in this race , but certainly could be in contention. Rossi is still looking for his second checkered flag. "I know what happened (in that one)", he quipped.
There's been handgun shots, machine gun shots, and shotgun shots from what I can tell, ' he told Daily Mail Australia. Shots were fired in Seventeen Mile, after it is believed a police vehicle was involved in a traffic incident.
But there were few signs of ring-rust as the former Germany defender produced three crucial last-ditch blocks to thwart Costa. Mesut Ozil was a tiger, attacking down the right with zest and nearly kicking Eden Hazard off the pitch.
The 2017 Monaco GP started with Raikkonen cleanly pulling in front and held his advantage through the initial laps. After struggling for pace for most of the weekend, Hamilton revealed he had not slept much after qualifying.
The desperate attempts of United States, China, South Korea and Japan to stop the Tests of the missiles have ended up as void. The move comes as South Korea elected a new president who prefers a diplomatic and more conciliatory stance toward Pyongyang.
Comey briefed lawmakers on the issue during a classified hearing, but he reportedly did not let on that the intelligence was fake. Current and former officials have said that document played a significant role in the July decision by then-FBI Director James B.
British Home Secretary Amber Rudd said Wednesday that Abedi was known to intelligence services and he did not act alone. Asked during an interview on BBC television whether some of the group were still at large, Ms Rudd said: "Potentially".
The tub of the vehicle remained intact and the 2008 champion was able to climb out on his own to a roar from the crowd. In a Chevrolet for Team Penske , Castroneves briefly took the lead but couldn't make it stick as Sato grabbed it back.
Napoleon - Parade, 10 a.m., from Henry County Fairgrounds to the center of the Maumee River bridge, where a service will follow. CAROLINA FIELD OF HONOR: Will have its Memorial Day Ceremony at 11 a.m. today, it is located in Triad Park, 9652 W.
Celtics defeat Wizards to advance to Eastern Conference Finals
The Wizards have tried to make scoring hard for Thomas, sending two players - sometimes three - to prevent him from shooting. Both teams were a little tight in the early going with neither team scoring a field goal in the first two minutes of action.