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NOTES: Game 1 against the Pacers was the 200th playoff contest of Cavaliers F LeBron James' illustrious career. IN could have won it in the final seconds, but C.J. Greg Monroe added 14 points. Toronto continues to lose the first game in a playoff series, have won just one game one in their history, and never in the first round.
  • Damian Lillard: Blazers Will Eliminate Warriors From NBA Playoffs in Six Games

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    Draymond was awesome. He played a game that I'm not sure anybody else in the league is capable of, honestly. The Portland Trail Blazers (41-41) meet the Golden State Warriors (67-15) in Game 1 of a best-of-seven Western Conference series in the 2017 NBA Playoffs on Sunday, April 16, 2017 (4/16/17) at Oracle Arena in Oakland , Calif.
  • Ibrahimovic feels 'like Benjamin Button'

    Ibrahimovic feels 'like Benjamin Button'

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    Bailly believes United are lucky to have the 35-year-old spearheading their attack. Zlatan found time late on to deliver a killer assist for a much-needed goal for Marcus Rashford as the Reds made hay against the tiring 10 men. "Lukaku and Barkley didn't need to respond (but) they showed today they are fantastic football players ". "We reacted to the results of yesterday", Mourinho said .
  • Lue happy with defense down stretch in win

    Lue happy with defense down stretch in win

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    Smith inside of one minute that almost came back to haunt them. The Cavs, however, came up with a smart defensive strategy to double-team Pacers star Paul George , forcing him to pass the ball to teammate C.J. But they were inches from being in a decidedly different position. It took some late-minute heroics from Kyrie Irving , in the form of two steals in the waning moments to put the Pacers away.
  • LeBron James went clubbing on Sunday night, then sat out Monday's game

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    I would say never. But right now, we can't focus on them. But while the crown appears shaky, the Cavs , who dropped their last four and the No. 1 seed in the East, feel like they can defend it. "It's a new season and anything can happen". "It's going to be tough". But the Cavs lack size up front as starting forward Tristan Thompson has been sidelined for the last four games with a sprained right thumb.
  • John Terry is wanted by Dubai-based club Al-Nasr

    John Terry is wanted by Dubai-based club Al-Nasr

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    Has Chelsea captain John Terry hinted at an imminent Stamford Bridge exit? Terry has played just five times in the Premier League this season for Antonio Conte's team, playing a minimal role for the table-toppers and FA Cup semi-finalists.
  • Bayern face familiar Champions League fate in Madrid

    Bayern face familiar Champions League fate in Madrid

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    Bale missed Real's 3-2 win at Sporting Gijon on Saturday and Zidane was far from confident he will be fit in time to face Barca. Lewandowski has seven Champions League goals, level with Borussia Dortmund forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and only behind Barcelona's Lionel Messi (11) and Paris St Germain's Edinson Cavani (8).
  • LA Clippers Secure No. 4 Seed After Beat The Kings

    LA Clippers Secure No. 4 Seed After Beat The Kings

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    Their timing couldn't have been better for the Jazz. Nearly every single player on the roster has playoff experience , where as for majority of Utah, this will be new for them. 1 option on a playoff team. A driving Paul banked in a floating shot with 13 seconds to go, tying the game at 95. Your Views: Readers' Letters John Drinnan: When does plain talk become hate speech? .
  • Jose Mourinho says Manchester United 'totally controlled' Chelsea during 2-0 win

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    However, Sunday's loss to Man United and an earlier loss to Crystal Palace has now left them only four points away from the second placed Tottenham Hotspur, who destroyed Bournemouth 4-0 on Saturday to gain 71 points. "They totally controlled a team full of fantastic players, who are creative and fast". "I think Marcus is a great player", Darmian told reporters.
  • Morales hits walk-off home run to snap Blue Jays' losing skid

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    Biagini allowed a single to right by Jones, who was caught in a run down between first and second. Pinch-runner Craig Gentry stole second, moved to third on a fly out by Hyun Soo Kim and scored on a sacrifice fly by Jonathan Schoop. WASHINGTON - Cesar Hernandez hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer off Joe Blanton in the eighth inning, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Washington Nationals 4-2 Saturday to stop a four-game losing streak.
  • Mesut Ozil says Arsenal can learn from European exit

    Mesut Ozil says Arsenal can learn from European exit

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    The Gunners were picked apart by Crystal Palace last time out and go into tonight's tie at Middlesbrough on the back of five defeats from eight - and against one of the most resilient clubs now residing in the Premier League. Wenger did admit that Bellerin has bad habits and forgot how to defend this season. With fellow right-backs Carl Jenkinson and Mathieu Debuchy nowhere near the Arsenal first-team at present, Bellerin is all-but guaranteed to start at Middlesbrough on Monday night.
  • Warriors beat Trail Blazers, Wizards defeat Hawks

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    Portland has lost 11 of the last 12 including playoffs to Golden State. Both of them did this in only 18 first-half minutes. I mean, CJ in the first half was outstanding. Right there, that hurt us. "In fairness to those other guys, they had no chance to get in any type of rhythm". "They did a good job, they protected their homecourt", said McCollum.