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Steve Kerr wants Warriors to be more 'nervous' in Game 5

Steve Kerr wants Warriors to be more 'nervous' in Game 5

When the Finals began, Green grew testy with questions wondering whether he could control his emotions better than a year ago. Some variation of those words was written or uttered somewhere nearly one year ago. We've got to play better. What Game Four showed, and what the Spurs showed in the first game of the regular season (and the first game of the WCF) is that scoring the ball - whether by playing fast or slow - is the best way to "slow" the Warriors. Read More

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NBA 2K17 Predicts Epic NBA Finals And Winner

NBA 2K17 Predicts Epic NBA Finals And Winner

The Golden State Warriors Senior VP of Business Development Brandon Schneider warned fans to be aware of fraudulent tickets. According to the odds makers in Las Vegas and the number crunchers at analytical sites, the Warriors are the clear favorites to win the series after sweeping their way through the playoffs with a record-setting margin of victory of 16.3 points per game. Read More

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Warriors halfway to the title, lead Cavs 71-60

I think they take care of business. So you have to give them credit. Cleveland fell behind Golden State 3-1 a year ago and came back to win three straight and take the title. The Warriors carried their collapse with them throughout this season, and they will surely hear more 3-1 chatter over the next two days as some pressure shifts to them while the series moves to their home. Read More

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Irving saves his best for when Cavs face Finals elimination

And after Golden State dominated the first two games in this series, and then managed to come from behind and win Game 3, the Warriors now return home with the first shred of doubt in their minds in these playoffs. McGee has been the pick-and-roll defender on 13 possessions, according to SportVU. Durant has averaged 34.3 points on 52.3 percent shooting to contribute to the team's lead over the Cavs. Read More

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Alexander Noren's record 62 wins PGA Championship

But that and scoreboard pressure had their effect as the birdies dried up and Noren's lead, which the Swede thought was catchable just after he finished and he was ready for a play-off, began to look more and more unassailable. Obviously Alex did something quite special today, so it was hard to beat really. "This was the kind of day I've been waiting for". The work has been carried out over all but a few weeks of the last twelve months."Now I'm in a position to do so"."I'm fairly happy". Read More

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LeBron: Warriors Have the 'Most Firepower I've Played'

Exhibit B: When asked about what's at the top of the list of things that have to go right on Wednesday night, he gave a one-word answer and a telling shake of his head. While taking questions from reporters at practice today, LeBron James was quick to refute the idea that he was exhausted after chasing the Warriors around the court for two games in Golden State . Read More

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French Open Day 12: Match Points

French Open Day 12: Match Points

The 27-year-old Bacsinszky broke French hearts in the other quarter-final as she beat 13th seed Kristina Mladenovic 6-4 6-4. The first Latvian woman to reach a Grand Slam semifinal in the professional era, Ostapenko credits her strong footwork to a hobby, ballroom dancing (she prefers the samba). Read More

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Cavaliers aim to turn around Finals like last year

That's been quite evident through two games. "In fact, what often happens is when you go down three games to none, you lose game four because the players themselves know it's over". Irving came into the Warriors series on a tear - averaging nearly 25.8 points on 62 percent shooting in the Eastern Conference Finals, including 42 points in Game 4 when James was saddled with foul trouble. Read More

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Warriors shut out 16-0 chatter

If Golden State wins these NBA Finals over Cleveland in four or five games, the Warriors - 81-15 this season going into Wednesday night - would finish with the second-best single-season winning percentage in league history (including all games, regular season and playoffs). Read More

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Big comeback puts Halep in French Open semi against Pliskova

She has never gotten passed the third round of a Grand Slam. It was measured at 76 miles per hour (122 kph), faster than the average of top-ranked men's player Andy Murray . Their first game of the match Halep previously played the set-bol, only took with the score 0:5. Halep established her credentials to become the newest French Open champion with a blistering victory over Carla Suarez-Navarro of Spain to reach the quarterfinals. Read More

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Murray and Del Potro meet again; Wawrinka also in action

Murray and Del Potro meet again; Wawrinka also in action

And on clay I never won against her, so it was a really good match. He had two set points at 5-3 before Murray clawed it back level by converting his sixth break point. He's got to certainly believe that he can win the match, but he's going to go out there with nothing to lose. Andy Murray has some thoughts about the way reporters keep track of everything he does during a tennis match — including between points. Read More

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Steve Kerr Gets Massive Ovation Before Game 2

In a rare occurrence, LeBron did not answer questions at the podium after the game. "There's an eight on the start sheet that I need to correct when we go to Cleveland ", Curry said. And you got to expect them to play, obviously, better at home. Cleveland fought back to close to within 1 point twice. "We made runs. We cut it to four at one point, then they went on a quick run". Read More

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Nashville leaning heavily on defense corps against Penguins

Two goals in 42 second have given the Predators a 2-1 lead on Pittsburgh in the second period of Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final. "At the end of the day, we're just going to take the win and move on". It looks like a cross between a nightstand and a cubby for a kindergartener, smack dab in the middle of the Nashville Predators' dressing room, but it's where Frederick Gaudreau hangs his helmet. Read More

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I feel ready for Champions Trophy now: Dinesh Karthik

I feel ready for Champions Trophy now: Dinesh Karthik

India's Ifran Pathan (right) celebrates after dismissing a Pakistan batsman during the Champions Trophy match in 2004. In Champions Trophy eight participating teams are divided into two groups. Every player in this tournament will want the same, because ICC events are a great opportunity to establish yourself. The way they are playing, if you look at the last two years, their performance, they win nearly everything. Read More

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Warriors vs. Cavs, Game 2 Sunday

The speedy Warriors fast break proved more than Cleveland could silence. The Warriors give it away just four times , an elite number, especially in the NBA Finals. Can the Cavs turn things around after being so casually dominated, or will the Warriors tighten their grip on the series? Durant further elaborated on how Thompson's defence helps the Warriors play as a better team. Read More

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Woakes out of Champions Trophy with side strain

Woakes out of Champions Trophy with side strain

The squad is a strong one. " India are one of the favourites". Whenever England needs him he scores runs. The match saw more than 600 runs scored which is a hint as to how the tournament would proceed and how the pitches are going to behave for the majority of the tournament unless rains play the spoil game. Read More

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NHL's Penguins take 2-0 Stanley Cup lead

Nashville would continue their scoring momentum into the third period, where they would tie the game at three. But Pittsburgh hit its stride after Jake Guenztel scored his second goal of the game just 10 seconds into the third period. The barrage started with rookie Jake Guentzel . To be blunt, Murray has been as brilliant as Rinne has been awful. With less than four minutes remaining in the first, Game 1 hero Guentzel tied things up when he followed up a Conor Sheary rebound and snuck ... Read More

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Senators Might Not Sell Out Do-Or-Die Game 6; Owner Says It's 'Disturbing'

Jason Mackey of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette wrote about the Penguins' advantages heading into Game 7 and quoted head coach Mike Sullivan on his team's play during this series . So the reality sets back in, and we know how we have to play to give ourselves a chance. There are six active players who have produced at least a point per game in the regular season: Crosby is No. Read More

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NBA Finals 2017 | Cavaliers vs. Warriors picks, prediction

The series will feature a number of compelling individual matchups, most notably James versus Durant at small forward, Kyrie Irving versus Curry at point guard and Kevin Love versus Draymond Green at power forward. "But at the end of the day winning a championship is winning a championship". "However you get to 16 wins". "Our team was more poised previous year". Read More

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Showdown between Rihanna, Kevin Durant steals show in NBA Finals opener

Showdown between Rihanna, Kevin Durant steals show in NBA Finals opener

Durant finished with 38 points, eight rebounds and eight assists - and zero turnovers. We can debate his competitiveness or his motives. " This is what every player wants to be, is the highest level of basketball", Durant said. He has to focus on Durant. Rihanna was joined by the likes of Kevin Hart and Jay-Z among the celebrities who turned out for game one . Steph Curry made 11 of 22 shots and scored 28 points, on 6-of-11 3-point shooting. Read More

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Xavi: I would like to see Buffon win the Champions League

Xavi: I would like to see Buffon win the Champions League

Cristiano Ronaldo and Real Madrid team. The 32-year-old Portugal winger will be playing in the Champions League final for the fifth time in nine years. "If I'd already won the Champions League I'd be drained", he said in a recent interview. The overwhelming crowd favorite when Real Madrid beat Sevilla in Cardiff to win the UEFA Supercup three years ago, Bale revealed he has been inundated with ticket requests from friends and family desperate to see the local hero lift ... Read More

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