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.
Under the existing rules, NSA collects data on numbers that are "two hops" (two degrees of separation) away from a targeted phone. The information comes from a transparency report from the office of Dan Coats, the director of national intelligence.
The Preds have yet to lose in these playoffs but I see that changing here as Allen rebounds after a tough loss and St. One of them was the OT game-winner against the Blackhawks in game three. "You have to do the defensive stuff".
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.
Despite pivotal elections in South Korea next week, Pompeo has no plans to meet with any of the presidential candidates. A lot of people, I'm sure, tried to take that power away, whether it was his uncle or anybody else.
I hate to be pessimistic about today, but we've got to be real about it and realize, hey, it's just a short track . On Friday, Hamlin had warned that JGR's woes wouldn't be fixed "overnight" or in "a month ".
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.
He said: "We can see with the Brexit affair, there is no more protection, no more guarantees, no more internal market". European Union leaders have agreed their joint negotiating strategy ahead of Brexit talks with the UK.
Keegan, who has had trouble breaking 56 seconds, turned in a 54.05 split. "He knows what's best for me". Keegan had room to run, which allowed her to stay close to Miller, who tried to break the race open.
Early Wednesday morning ESPN's football insider Adam Schefter reported the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are interested in trading out. Autauga Academy's Headmaster isn't surprised that his former student is going pro.
Guardiola on his lack of silverware this season: "I have been managing nine years and this is my first without a trophy". The key caveat, of course, is that both Manchester sides have two games in hand.
This is a developing story. [12:03 p.m.] "We have not found anyone injured as of now", The Mason County Sheriff's Office tweeted . Kiro 7 and The Kitsap Sun are reporting that the school is on lockdown and that the Mason County Sheriff is on scene.
Yasir hands Pakistan the advantage
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.
CBI arrests MD of Essar Group, IT Commissioner in graft case
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".
Penguins star Crosby leaves following hit to head
The injury-plagued Penguins were already without top defenseman Kris Letang and starting goalie Matt Murray before the series. It changed Monday and the Capitals took their turn playing on their heels for long stretches in the first and second period.
Ford Posts 35% Drop in Profit for First Quarter
The company posted earnings per share of 40 cents, and first-quarter revenue of $36.5 billion, beating Wall Street forecasts. Ford's Q1 net income of $1.6 billion compares with Daimler's Q1 net of $3 billion, double of what it earned a year earlier.
Apple working (again) on mobile P2P service
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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.