This was the case with Portland's Maurice Harkless, who had a $500,000 bonus coming his way if he shot better than 35% from three-point range. Would you have done what he did or would you have hoisted some three-pointers?
$500k for the Trail Blazers Mo Harkless for 35.0% or above from 3. "He's got the hot hand", the Blazers' play-by-play announcer said; "Let it fly, Moe!" Heading into Wednesday's regulars season finale against the New Orleans Pelicans, Harkless was at 35.1 percent from 3 - meaning any miss would drop him below the mark. And the margin was three points.
Harden's triple-double helps Rockets over Wolves 123-118
Eric Gordon had 17 points and five rebounds and James Harden had 14 points, seven rebounds and six assists for the Rockets. F Andrew Wiggins' 3-point attempt at the buzzer missed the mark, and the Wolves lost 100-98 to the Thunder on Tuesday.
Before Wednesday's game, Harkless was asked if he would even attempt a three-pointer? The regular season is over now. In order to get there, Harkless pretty much shut himself down from beyond the three-point arc in the final few games. Unsurprisingly, he did not attempt a 3-pointer tonight - he said before that if the game were on the line with his team down three points, he would "pump fake it and try to draw a foul".
For this reason, Moe Harkless is the clear choice for the 2016-17 NBA Most Valuable Player Award. The box score for the Blazers' 103-100 loss to the Pelicans shows Harkless took six shots.
As the top-line handsets for the world's biggest smartphone vendor, the Galaxy S8 models will challenge the latest Apple iPhones. The Galaxy S8 barely stepped into the wild and we're already seeing new rumors about Samsung's upcoming high-end smartphones.
Rounding it all up are the quad exhaust tips finished in Black Chrome and a unique rear valence painted in Gloss Black. The Trawkhawk also gets five driving modes: Automatic, Sport , Track , Tow , and Snow , and a custom mode.
In their supportive messages, many prominent journalists revealed the same thing had happened to them a couple of times . Several years ago, she giggled repeatedly while reading serious news items about deaths and disasters for Channel Ten.
Modi, L K Advani, Amit Shah and Arun Jaitley at party's national executive meet. "Modi", "Bharat Mata Ki Jai" and "Bande Mataram". Prasad also told media persons that the BJP chief would tour, for 95 days, different parts of the country till September.
The Senegalese worldwide has scored 10 Premier League goal for the Reds and has been instrumental to their campaign this season. Sunderland's overworked goalkeeper Jordan Pickford has earned a nomination for 2017 PFA Young Player of the Year.
There are reports that Tyga was actually arrested, but it's unclear if he was arrested, or just taken into custody at this time. Ironically, Tyga was JUST showing off his new ride on Instagram hours earlier, perhaps just after he purchased the auto .
The Samsung Galaxy S8 has a new approach, as the company has adopted a similar all screen front and widescreen aspect ratio. New alleged leaked images of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 8 have been making rounds on the internet.
While Attorney General Leslie Rutledge will read over the motion, her office said she plans for the executions to continue. In a statement on its website, Pfizer said a distributor had sold the drug to Arkansas without the company's knowledge.
Access to fresh funds would help tide Toshiba over before it can complete the sale of the chips business. A direct sale without keeping WD in the loop would be a violation of the joint venture contract.
Capital Goods (up 1.5 per cent), Realty (up 1.3 per cent) and Bankex (up 1 per cent) indices were other notable gainers. The benchmark BSE Sensex was up 130 points or 0.43 percent at 29,702, snapping a three-session losing streak.
On top of this the F-Pace was also awarded the World Car Design award, with the SUV showcasing Jaguar's design pedigree. Some people thought that the automaker must not experiment with an SUV as it can only excel in exquisite luxury cars .
Administrator Scott Pruitt sent a letter to a coalition of energy companies that lobbied against the 2015 water pollution rule. But Pruitt's visit to a mine as the EPA's leader also generated outrage for area environmental groups.
Now in addition to the quiet bats, there is some concern with Donaldson who pulled up with a sore calf on Sunday in Tampa. Toronto comes into this series at 1-5, but again like the Brewers , have been competitive just about every night.
The attack was seen as retaliation for her outspoken opposition to the group blocking women and girls from getting an education. Many are forced to marry early or must work or care for younger siblings, denying them their right to education.
But it was the 11th hole where he three-putted from 5 feet, and a double bogey removed him from the list of viable contenders. He was tied for the top heading to the par-3 16th hole when he put his tee shot in the water, simply mouthing the word, "Wow".
The statement continued with, "We do not tolerate actions that are not consistent with our core values or state law". Bongiovanni, who's been on the force 19 years, wrote he ordered Hollins out of the vehicle , but a struggle ensued.
Ahmadinejad was accompanied by his confidant former controversial deputies Hamid Baqaee and Rahim Mashae. The two main rivals in the race are widely expected to be President Hassan Rouhani, and Ebrahim Raeesi.
Israeli police confirmed that a young woman died after being repeatedly stabbed on a train in West Jerusalem on Friday, April 14. The attacker was arrested at the scene after being tackled by an off-duty policeman who pulled the emergency brake.
Seoul and Tokyo are considered at greatest risk of a North Korean counterattack in the even of a pre-emptive strike by the US. A North Korea monitor has reported that Pyongyang is in the final stages of its next nuclear test. "So that's why.
Jackson gave his two cents to Bridges earlier this week. "He felt he wasn't ready and didn't want to do it". The experts believe that Brian Bowen will continue to play his basketball at Arizona University.
Iltgen, who has been covering the semiconductor maker for over 15 years, helped send the stock down nearly single-handedly. It's interesting to see that Apple is moving down its supply chain and replacing its most important suppliers one by one.
The latest data show that over 180,000 men were diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2016, but there were only 26,000 deaths from it. If you treated everyone who was diagnosed with prostate cancer, which is what used to be done, most men would not benefit.
The report comes ahead of Wells Fargo's April 25 annual meeting, where board members are facing the risk of a shareholder revolt. Last year, Wells Fargo was caught creating millions of unauthorized accounts to meet unrealistically high sales goals.