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It was a superb clutch defensive play from the 39-year-old Argentinian, which gives the Spurs a precious lead as the series heads to Houston for Game 6 on Thursday. "I didn't think about it too much on the way here, but I'll think about it and I'll let you know tomorrow or the next day or maybe not". Leonard left the game with 34.5 seconds left in the fourth quarter and remained on the bench through the end of regulation and overtime.
  • Silva, De Bruyne orchestrate City's 5-0 win over Palace

    Silva, De Bruyne orchestrate City's 5-0 win over Palace

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    United are four points further back in fifth ahead of their trip to sixth-placed Arsenal on Sunday, with Mourinho set to ring the changes as the match falls in the middle of his team's Europa League semi-final with Celta Vigo. "Vincent helps us with his presence to be better in our box, but in the box of the opponent we are not good". Discussing the difference in City's performance in the first and second half, Kevin De Bruyne - another of City's goalscorers, along with David Silva, Raheem ...
  • Maxwell shows Kings XI the way in IPL win

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    Sunil Narine (18) was first to fall with Knight Riders 39 runs into their chase, while Lynn stood firm to rack up 84 from 52 deliveries opposite a rotating cast of disappointing batting partners. After that, it took the combined effort of Kings XI Punjab spinners-Axar Patel and Rahul Tewatia-to stem the flow of runs. Having won two games in a row, both in impressive fashion, Kings XI's momentum came to a halt on Sunday, when the Gujarat Lions chased down a score of 189 to hand the home ...
  • Sharapova more disappointed to lose early than to detractor

    Sharapova more disappointed to lose early than to detractor

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    When asked about Bouchard's comment two weeks ago in Stuttgart, Sharapova told reporters: "I don't have anything to say - I am way above that". "I know what the drill is", she said . Bouchard was 0-4 previously against Sharapova. "I'm way above that", Sharapova said last month. The contest was highly anticipated due to the fact that Bouchard had spoken out harshly against Sharapova's return in a recent interview in Istanbul, calling the five-time major champion a cheater and saying that ...
  • Jaskin, Schwartz score as Blues beat Predators 2-1

    Jaskin, Schwartz score as Blues beat Predators 2-1

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    Schwartz deflected a Colton Parayko shot for the go-ahead goal 25 seconds into the third period to break a 1-1 tie. Schwartz has a team-high four postseason goals, including three game-winners. It's a matter of bounces nearly, a matter of power play, but when you look at it, I thought we had a great game last game and we came out firing. "Pekks was unbelievable again", defenseman Roman Josi said.
  • Thomas scores 53, Celtics beat Wizards 129-119 in OT

    Thomas scores 53, Celtics beat Wizards 129-119 in OT

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    The Celtics successfully hid Thomas on Kelly Oubre (12 points), who hesitated to make his move on the 5-9 point guard and allowed help to come seal him from the rim twice on blocked shots. "He not only guts it out, he ends up with 50". Thomas scored a game-high 33 points on 11-of-23 shooting and added nine assists in 38 minutes as the Celtics rallied for a 123-111 win over the Wizards.
  • Chelsea prepare £70M double-swoop for combative AS Roma duo

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    Antonio Conte's side host Middlesbrough on Monday night but could eventually win the title on Friday away at West Brom. Nevertheless, it seems like Conte is keen to beef up his squad significantly, for what will be a fascinating Champions League campaign in 2017/2018.
  • Durant and Warriors poised for Conference Finals after downing Jazz

    Durant and Warriors poised for Conference Finals after downing Jazz

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    Golden State earned a commanding 3-0 series lead thanks to Saturday's 102-91 game-three victory. "Really, for us, it's simplistic, basic, backyard basketball", Warriors coach Mike Brown said. He has to play like he did last night in every single game of the NBA Finals (if they get there) in order to be crowned a champion. As the crowd roared, he gave a 2-0 hand gesture to indicate the series record.
  • Green shows range, leads Warriors past Jazz for 2-0 lead

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    The Golden State Warriors pulled clear in their National Basketball Association playoff series as the Washington Wizards enjoyed a much-needed win. Washington Wizards guard Bojan Bogdanovic (44) gestures after making a three point field goal against the Boston Celtics in the first quarter in game three of the second round of the 2017 NBA Playoffs at Verizon Center.
  • Capitals replace Holtby in goal for 3rd period of Game 2

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    The last, which came off the stick of Jake Guentzel after Crosby blocked a shot and then fed the rookie the puck, disappointed Holtby the most. It was Nicklas Backstrom who then spoke up. Another notable statistic wrinkle: The Penguins have an 82-63 edge in scoring chances as defined by Corsica Hockey. "In the first series (against the Columbus Blue Jackets), the first two games here, he's made timely saves for us, especially in that first period".
  • Capitals Look To Even The Series In Pittsburgh

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    Pittsburgh posted a 3-2 victory in game four on Wednesday to seize a 3-1 edge in the National Hockey League playoff quarter-final series. "Certainly Washington is a real good team that has a dynamic offense". They also chose to put Gordie Roberts and Bob Errey on the Capitals' potent right wings Dino Ciccarelli and Peter Bondra. ABOUT THE CAPITALS: While a significant portion of the spotlight rests with Niskanen and his role in Crosby's concussion, fellow defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk ...