Apr 14 2018
The playoffs is the postseason tournament of the world's oldest and biggest professional league. The broadcast network's coverage was up a strong 17 percent, besting TNT (up 13 percent), ESPN (up 4 percent) and NBA TV (relatively steady, improved 1 percent). Their first rivals, the Toronto Raptors, seem to be too much for them, although playoff clashes in the past have proved to be quite close between these two teams.
The Warriors-Spurs game will be followed Saturday by three other openers - Washington-Toronto, Miami-Philadelphia and New Orleans-Portland. The system being proposed would eliminate seeds being fixed to face corresponding seeds. As stated above, all rounds, including the NBA Finals, are in a 2-2-1-1-1 format.
With that historical trend as a cutoff, here's a look at the six teams with any conference title hopes. John Wall has played in just four games since January 27, and the Wizards have oddly looked better without the star point guard. That's in line with Cleveland's 5-30 record this season when James has a negative net rating. Season head-to-head, 2-2. Just last week, the Thunder was anxious whether or not they would make the playoffs.
Giannis Antetokounmpo is one of the most exciting players to watch in the East, but he's going to need some major help from the likes of Jabari Parker, who has had an inconsistent year, Eric Bledsoe and Malcolm Brogdon.
At perhaps no other time in the league's history have so many teams gone into the postseason with a real shot at hoisting the trophy at the end of this two-month grind. In 2017, the Warriors defeated the Cavaliers in five games.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott Announces Senate Run
Before the killings of 17 people at a Florida high school in February, Scott had an A+ rating from the National Rifle Association. Earlier this year, Scott's closeness to the president yielded for his state an exemption from plans to expand offshore drilling.
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It makes no sense to talk about what we do with boys in rehab but we've tried everything to make him available", Klopp said. Salah has now claimed the prize four times this season, after scooping it in November, December and February.
Jury picked for Cosby's sex assault retrial
The original retrial was due to begin in November 2017 but was pushed back six months after Cosby hired the new lawyers. The state insisted that is not the case, and pointed out that two black people have already been seated on the panel.
Since Curry's knee injury, the Warriors have lost 10 of their last 16 games without Curry, including a 40-point blow-out loss to the Utah Jazz to end the regular season. With coach Nate McMillan and All-Star guard Victor Oladipo leading the way, the Pacers were a wonderful surprise this season. How insane would a Cav-Warriors second-round matchup be?
For the fourth straight season, overall league attendance broke an all-time record and hit the 22 million mark for the first time. We can pretty much chalk this up to a more competitive regular season after the previous three years saw both the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors dominate the NBA's landscape. San Antonio can't be that team if Leonard isn't on the court, and there's no indication he'll be returning anytime soon. And there would be no better way to do it than with a clean sweep of the Spurs. This figure broke the record of 17,884 that was set past year.
The Trail Blazers (+4,000) will need to be at their offensive best to keep up with a New Orleans Pelicans team that averaged almost 112 points per game - and to do so, the Blazers have to fix some truly terrible fourth-quarter, long-range shooting woes.
Portland beats New Orleans in seven games: I absolutely love Anthony Davis.
Since Kevin Durant chose to team up with the Golden State Warriors to create the ultimate super team, his character and competitive sprint have both come into question.
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Combine that with the weapons they have on offense; which the likes of Derrick Favors, Joe Ingles, Donovan Mitchell and Ricky Rubio.
Apr 14 2018
Klopp confident Salah will stay with Reds
Salah on Friday became the first player in Premier League history to win the player of the month award three times in one season. We are still young and full of potential and all that stuff. "My impression is they are all excited about being in this group".
Apr 13 2018
US Still Assessing Intel on Alleged Douma Chemical Attack - Mattis
On Monday, the Russian Defense Ministry claimed that Israel bombed a Syrian military base in response to the chemical attacks . President Trump has publicly announced there will be missiles fired, and USA allies are also indicating they'll be involved.
Apr 12 2018
Local Doctors Push For Organ Donations During National Donate Life Month
That's as we hear the terrifying figure that three people die needlessly every day waiting for an organ . You can go to www.giftoflife.on.ca to find out more about signing up.
Apr 12 2018
Uber launches new revamped Uber Driver app in India
Today, Getaround, announced the upcoming launch of Uber Rent powered by Getaround, a carsharing option within the Uber App. Getaround operates in 10 USA cities, including San Francisco, Chicago, Washington DC, Boston, and Los Angeles.
Apr 12 2018
Alleged Toronto serial killer now charged with seven counts of first-degree murder
The 66-year-old landscaper appeared by video in a Toronto courtroom this morning, where the new charge was announced. Investigators believe McArthur met his modern-day victims in Toronto's Gay Village neighborhood through dating apps.
Apr 11 2018
Humboldt Broncos Victim & Survivor Misidentified
Frith knows from her own experiences as a first responder how much it means when someone is appreciative of the work they do. Between donations from families, neighbours and passersby, they raised more than $200 in a couple of hours Sunday afternoon.
Apr 11 2018
Cosby defense lawyer launches fierce attack on accuser
O'Neill was appointed in 2002 by Pennsylvania's Republican governor as a judge for the Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas. Constand met the comedian when she ran the women's basketball operations at Temple, where Cosby was an alumnus and trustee.
Apr 10 2018
Alleged Chemical Attack 'will Be Met Forcefully'
He also told the Security Council that Russian Federation had warned of "grave repercussions", if Syria was attacked. At the same time he wants to make sure Assad is deterred from chemical weapons attacks on innocent civilians.
Apr 10 2018
India to decide on action against Facebook, Cambridge Analytica
It might be the start of a whole new week, but the ongoing Facebook privacy scandal is showing no sign of cooling off. Facebook itself admitted that the number of affected users is estimated to be around 87 million .
Apr 08 2018
CBSE leak: Three including teacher arrested from Himachal Pradesh
Two accused Rishabh, 29, and Rohit, 26, taught mathematics and physics respectively at Mother Khazani Convent School at Bawana. Delhi Police formed a Special Investigation Team (SIT) of its Crime Branch to investigate the leak of papers.
Apr 13 2018Toys R Us receives several $1bn bids for its Asia unit
Apr 13 2018Trump Keeps His Syria Attack Options Open as Russia Urges Calm
Apr 13 2018Almost 260 dead in military plane crash in Algeria
Apr 12 2018Walmart Brings Online Grocery Deliveries to Charlotte, NC
Apr 10 2018Brock Lesnar Resigns With WWE, Steel Cage Match Announced
Apr 10 2018Guardiola: City need to perform the 'perfect game'
Apr 09 2018Cricket memorabilia sells for thousands at auction
Apr 08 2018Salman Khan arrives in Mumbai, receives grand welcome by fans - See photos
Apr 07 2018Mack Horton claims Australia's first gold medal
Apr 07 2018MTV reboots 'Jersey Shore' with most of the original cast
Apr 14 2018E. coli outbreak now in 11 states
Apr 14 2018Afghanistan: Taliban attack kills 10 security forces in Herat
Apr 13 2018Saudi Aramco picks up 50% stake in Maharashtra refinery
Apr 13 2018Cambridge Analytica denies using data of Indians
Apr 13 2018Sanders slams Trump's proposal to rejoin Trans-Pacific Partnership
Apr 11 2018Hungary: Independent Media, Freedom of Expression Struggle Following Viktor Orban's Re-Election
Apr 11 2018Mega Man X Legacy Collection Confirmed As Two Releases
Apr 09 2018IPL 2018: KKR to take on RCB in Kolkata Sunday
Apr 09 2018Trump says Amazon to get a 'serious look'
Apr 08 2018Tour bus crashes on way to Masters Tournament; driver facing DUI charge
Apr 07 2018Quick start sends Minnesota Duluth to Frozen Four final
Apr 07 2018Body Of CDC Researcher Who Had Disappeared Is Found