• Larry Bird delivers Pacers' 2021 All-Star bid in an Indy vehicle

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    The win over the Pacers also marked the tenth best-of-seven series sweep for James, the most ever in the National Basketball Association history. The Pacers' most played lineup of Teague, Ellis, George , Young and Myles Turner had a negative -0.2 net rating on the season.
  • Johansson's OT goal gives Capitals series win at Toronto

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    A Game 5 goaltender's battle was followed by another in Game 6, which was uncharacteristic for a series that once hinged on which team could run up the goal total. The closest Capital was Evgeny Kuznetsov, but he could not recover in time to thwart the Leafs forward. Matthews scored a goal to give the Leafs a lead they never would've had if it wasn't for Freddy's steadiness in net.
  • Raptors beat Bucks 87-76 in slugfest, tie series at 2-2

    Raptors beat Bucks 87-76 in slugfest, tie series at 2-2

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    Added DeRozan: "We're going to have to play extremely hard. I knew lighting wasn't going to strike twice in the same place ". The Raptors played with more poise that at any moment during Game 3, and led by as many as nine points before taking a 64-58 advantage into the fourth in front of a frantic capacity crowd of 18,717 fans at BMO Harris Bradley Center.
  • Hawks use balanced scoring to even series with Wizards

    Hawks use balanced scoring to even series with Wizards

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    Fortunately for the Hawks, backup point guard Jose Calderon had his best game in Atlanta uniform in Monday night. Game 6 will return to Atlanta, if necessary. The frontcourt of Morris and Gortat dealt with foul trouble throughout the game, and it clearly affected their rhythm. "I think anytime that happens, I think we rise to the occasion".
  • Arsenal keeper Petr Cech: Facing Chelsea at Wembley very special

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    The Gunners face a battle to qualify for the Champions League, as they now sit seventh and seven points behind fourth-placed Manchester City . "Yes, it's going to be special", he said. "We had a hard period where the team was losing. obviously you come to the situation where you play under pressure and need to find a way out". "It is a very big game, an important game".
  • EPL 2016/17: Liverpool 1-2 Crystal Palace, 5 talking points

    EPL 2016/17: Liverpool 1-2 Crystal Palace, 5 talking points

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    Benteke, who left Merseyside for Selhurst Park last summer, grabbed what proved to be the victor on 74 minutes with a poacher's header from close range after Liverpool had failed to clear a corner. Sam Allardyce has set Crystal Palace the target of a minimum of three points from the coming week in the belief that will be enough to finally secure their Premier League status.
  • Wounded Bartra says blasts 'hardest 15 minutes' of his life

    Wounded Bartra says blasts 'hardest 15 minutes' of his life

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    The Spaniard underwent surgery following injuries to his wrist and arm after three explosions shattered a window of the bus ahead of Tuesday's scheduled Champions League quarterfinal against Monaco in Dortmund. "We have to function like puppets", the Dortmund captain said. Who will blame us for that? It was the most hard day in my life and I hope that nobody else has to live this day.
  • Luis Enrique matches Guardiola effort with success in El Clasico

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    There's a lot more of the League still to play, but we have to think about our next game. The drama was by no means over though and substitute James Rodriguez levelled the scores with five minutes left but it was that man Messi who had the final say, firing home in stoppage time to draw Barca level at the top of the standings.
  • Blake Griffin leaves Game 3 with bruised right big toe

    Blake Griffin leaves Game 3 with bruised right big toe

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    BORIS PERSPECTIVE: Snyder was recently quoted in talking about his veteran forward Boris Diaw, "He has many interests this time of year and one of them is the playoffs". Paul passed Wilt Chamberlain to rank No. 30 on the NBA's career playoff assists list. A deafening home crowd and questionable defensive adjustments and substitution patterns for Doc Rivers left the Clippers down 14 points in the first quarter.
  • United wear Ibra and Rojo t-shirts at Burnley

    United wear Ibra and Rojo t-shirts at Burnley

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    If I was Smalling or Jones, I would play Thursday. "But as I was saying, if he can not play Thursday he can not play Thursday, we play another one and we don't cry, like we didn't today". If they are safe thinking and they are surrounded by people with the same mentality they have, it is more time, more cautious. Mourinho said: "This moment is a moment for everybody to give everything they can".
  • Chelsea defender Gary Cahill a doubt for FA Cup semi-final

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    And Chelsea midfielder Matic feels they have been the most hard opponents of the campaign. A win over Chelsea in the semi final can book their place in the Final against one of either Arsenal or Manchester City, who face-off in the second semi final on Sunday.