Blake Griffin, Clippers Hope To Agree Upon Max Contract
02:12, May 6, 2017
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In Los Angeles, the Jazz are in the second round for the first time in seven years after Gordon Hayward dropped in 26 points to lead a 104-91 win over the Clippers. Derrick Favors and George Hill added 17 points apiece in a balanced scoring effort for Utah. Vegas sports books list the Warriors as 20-to-1 favorites ahead of Tuesday's Game 1.
The former scored 24 points on eight-of-14 shooting while also hauling in six rebounds. Favors had 11 rebounds off the bench. "But I felt like I owed them, especially in this game".
Sunday's matchup was played at just as high a level, with a frenzied pace at times and physical play underneath the basket.
And at the end of games, the Warriors know they have to be wary of 35-year-old veteran guard Johnson, the one true isolation threat on the Utah roster, and he's been huge for them all season in pressure situations. Boris Diaw had eight points, Hayward added six and Hill four as the Jazz had three three-point plays. Then, Golden State did that "gentleman's sweep" of Utah. Griffin had missed 41 games because of the quad during the regular season, in addition to losing time after breaking his hand punching the team's assistant equipment manager.
"It's unusual", Jazz coach Quin Snyder said.
Rivers started his second straight after missing the series' first four games while being out with a strained left hamstring. Utah is the only team in the second round to pull off an upset as they were the lower seed in the first round.
Chris Paul, Blake Griffin, and DeAndre Jordan - head to what is sure to be a summer of uncertainty, let us look back at their previous playoff heartbreaks.
None of the Clippers, with the exception of Jordan, Crawford and Paul, were able to step up.
Sources close to the Clippers say that they expect Paul to re-sign with the Clippers.
The Clippers were again armed with home court advantage, and they used it to gain a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven series. "That means being the big being up in the ball screen".
"We don't want to, but I feel if we have to, I think we're capable", said Spurs guard Danny Green, who will be among those trying to slow Harden. "But for me, I've got to figure out ways to do that anyway".
Durant should be fully healthy from a strained left calf that sidelined him the first three games against the Trail Blazers. A 3-pointer by J.J. Redick with 3:28 remaining closed the gap to 98-90, but the Clippers got no closer. "I mean, they won the series".
The Jazz opened the third on a 23-9 run, extending their lead to 69-48 - largest in the series.
Paul Pierce's 19-year National Basketball Association career came to an end at the final buzzer. Pierce, 39, had 6 points and 3 rebounds in 21 minutes for the Clippers.
After sweeping IN in the opening round, the Cavs will have waited a full week before Monday's Game 1 tips off IN Cleveland -where the Cavaliers are 15-1 against conference opponents over the past three postseasons.
Ross said the preliminary decision that was put out imposes those countervailing duties on softwood lumber from Canada. The Canadian Prime Minister has warned of a "thickening border" with the USA as trade tensions continue to escalate.
Brett Ratner and Michael De Luca ( Fifty Shades of Grey ) are attached to produce the film, written by newcomer Elyse Hollander . The script previously made the top of the 2016 black list , a list of the best unproduced screenplays in Hollywood.
The club captain came off the substitutes' bench for his 714th appearance and first in the league since November. Should they falter on the road in the run-in Chelsea could be champions with a couple of games to spare.
There were also individuals coming to pray for churches, families, government, business, media, military, education and Israel. The event is held in conjunction with the National Day of Prayer , a series of gatherings held under a central theme.
Of those hours, 51 percent were sports, 35 percent were news and politics, and 14 percent were entertainment, Twitter said . The company reported that advertising revenue for the quarter was $474 million, a plunge of 17 percent year-over year.
I gave it to her after Kris was done with it, but I never really had a chance to really discuss it with her after the fact. The Democrats are better there. "But I've tried to learn from those mistakes, I try to a better job next time".
Rather than always scrambling for a reset, this sequel seems to delight in wandering down loose paths the previous film set down. Blue Sky" by Electric Light Orchestra - Appropriate for the space cowboy Peter Quill, played by Chris Pratt .
Last month, the government said employers added only 98,000 jobs in March, far below the robust hiring in ADP's report . Brick-and-mortar retailers also cut jobs in response to stiff competition from online merchants like Amazon.
With this draft pick both players performances have been put on alert and there will be an odd man out come 2018. The Pittsburgh Steelers chose three new teammates Friday night, including University of Pittsburgh James Conner.
Brathwaite helped steady the home side before he was caught at first slip by Younis off a delivery from Yasir for 43 in the 34th. The priority for Pakistan would be getting the last wicket of West Indies before the lead reaches the 200-run mark.
Sources suggest the Commissioner has been charged for allegedly taking a bribe of Rs 19 lakh to favour a major corporate group. The payment, CBI found, was meant to be handed over to Prasad at his Vishakapatnam residence at an "opportune moment".
Ballistic Missile Test-Fired From California Coastal Base
After Wednesday's test, USA media again speculated that the missile testing was probably connected to tensions with North Korea. Air Force Global Strike Command said data collected from test launches are used for "continuing force development evaluation".
Apple working (again) on mobile P2P service
Note: This service would likely launch in the United States at first, with the UK months down the line-if it's really a thing. The cards would also have their own numbers to be eligible for wider online purchases, not just limited to Apple products.
The long Canadian lumber dispute
There are concerns that President Trump's new tariff on Canadian lumber imports could jack up the prices of newly built homes. For Pleasant River Lumber , Brochu said that the announcement of countervailing duties made the timing right for an expansion.
Ronaldo hat-trick fires Real into semis
Take a look at our list of five hilarious memes to celebrate Real Madrid's win. "It goes both ways, that is football". Bayern Munich must finish out their season without their starting goalkeeper.
India, Poland ink agriculture agreement
India and Poland on Thursday signed an agreement on the exchange of information and technology in the agriculture sector. Indian investments in Poland amount to around $3 billion and Polish investments in India are of about $600 million.
Taco Bell to serve beer starting this summer
The food company announced Thursday that diners will be able to book a reservation for a tasting at its official test kitchen. Overseas, Taco Bell has over 250 restaurants, with plans to add 2,000 more restaurants internationally within the next decade.