If the Pelicans go down, it'll be with those four guys on the court. His strength-projecting celebration afterward was that of a franchise player determined to lay the foundation of his playoff legacy with a dominant performance in the clutch.
The Warriors have the best offense in the postseason so far against arguably the best defense in the entire playoffs - and they're playing Andre Iguodala at point guard. "Like I've said before, we love being the underdogs".
Anthony Davis and Jrue Holiday took over the second half, scoring 60 points between them to hold off a strong Blazers rally for a 131-123 win and a series sweep Saturday at the Smoothie King Center.
Rondo has always been a terrific team player and he is a key to why the Pelicans are winning and they could reach the Finals in the tough Western Conference.
The Pelicans also accomplished the only first-round sweep of this year's playoffs.
Damian Lillard, who I thought had the best chance to raise his stock in the playoffs, was vastly outplayed by Rajon Rondo and Jrue Holiday and completely disappeared during the four-game stretch. "Obviously, seeing success on the court with a team that was so successful during the regular season and having a big role in that-definitely helped me a lot". Davis and Holiday had to raise their games, and have come through beyond expectations. Prior to this year, he had made the playoffs just once in five tries, and he had failed to win a single game in his only postseason appearance thanks to a sweep by the Warriors in 2015.
After a tightly contested first half in which neither team led by more than six points, New Orleans sprinted out of the halftime locker room. It was him that brought the game plan to me and said, 'This is what I want to do against them.' He said, 'I've studied every game that they've played this year nearly and seen what's been effective and hasn't been effective, and these are the things I want to do'. "I couldn't ask for a better duo right now, especially at the time of the game where he needed to get the ball in the hole". We can watch Game 4, through the comfortable lens of a 3-0 Pelicans lead, as a possible deciding night for series MVP. Moore finished with 14 points. Wade carried the comeback effort, with the Heat down six and less than two minutes left.
Portland had one last run in them, cutting the 100-87 third quarter deficit to two within three minutes.
Marc Stein of the New York Times reported there is buzz around the league that Stotts could be fired after the third-seeded Trail Blazers were swept by the New Orleans Pelicans in the first round of the 2018 National Basketball Association playoffs, making it 10 straight postseason losses.
Davis then blocked an Al-Farouq Aminu three-point attempt, all but sealing the outcome.
It wasn't just the fans who showed up Thursday night.
James Harden led the way for Houston with 29 points, but Chris Paul fouled out with 17 points and the Rockets went just 15 for 41 from 3-point range.
The match was a nail-biter, with Napoli nearly notching an early goal when winger Lorenzo Insigne fired a shot that went wide. Chiellini has already begun therapy but no other details were provided by the club regarding the length of recovery.
What do we have to change. "But before you leave I would like to give ourselves the best and huge applause we can deserve". No membership has completed it 4 occasions, Germany it is six occasions, however right here it is so sophisticated.
With the Leafs facing elimination in Game 5 on Saturday night in Boston , the 27-year-old centre has no choice. James van Riemsdyk also scored, and Mitch Marner and Morgan Rielly added two assists each for the Maple Leafs.
Russian Federation lawsuit, it is not surprising that the CFAA serves as a primary basis for the lawsuit. The Trump campaign arm called the latest lawsuit "frivolous" while the White House did not comment on it.
Other items included in this collection were silk underwear belonging to the star and a hairbrush with strands of her hair. Auction house Gotta Have Rock and Roll has said it would continue with the sale of the items in July.
Both judges were critical of PETA and its decision to settle the case after oral arguments suggested it would lose the appeal. The Ninth Circuit refused to let the parties dismiss the case, and on Monday was critical of the settlement.
After a 40-minute-long meeting with Naidu, opposition leaders said they expected positive action from the Rajya Sabha chairman. If they find him guilty, then the House of Parliament which initiated the motion may consider continuing with the motion.
About 20 minutes into the flight, at about 32,500 feet, a fan blade broke off the engine and shrapnel shattered a window. I feel really very fortunate for that", he told CNN affiliate WPVI. "No, it's not on fire, but part of it is missing".
Yes, half of all living things are dead, due to Thanos having all the Infinity Stones , making him omnipotent. I'd be more willing to bet we see Galactus show up and revive or even help Thanos in his conquest.
The company said more than 150 companies have added a woman to their boards since " Fearless Girl " was installed. Di Modica's bull is meant to signify American prosperity and strength, the artist said in comparison.
Jennifer Riordan , 43 and a mother of two, was sucked out of the broken window and pulled back inside by fellow passengers. Inspections can be conducted without having to dismantle an engine and it takes about four hours per engine.
The U.S. said it was considering imposing new sanctions on Russian Federation and a decision would be taken in the near future. Earlier this month, four Iranian military personnel were killed in an airstrike on Syria's T4 air base, also in Homs.
The order also says that "on careful analysis and reflection, I find that there is virtually no concrete, verifiable imputation". If the motion is adopted in both Houses, it is sent to the President who issues order for the removal of the judge.
Martirosyan has lost three of his last six fights, including to Erislandy Lara for the WBA super welterweight crown last May. The unbeaten 35-year-old will now fight Vanes Martirosyan on May 5 in an open-air bout at Los Angeles' StubHub Center.
The introduction of a Battle Royale mode in the next Battlefield game is not surprising given the popularity of the mode. Word is that Battlefield developer DICE is now testing a battle royale mode for Battlefield V.
Peel Hunt reiterated their buy rating on shares of The Rank Group (LON:RNK) in a research note issued to investors on Monday. The target indicates a potential upside of 9.95 % from the last stock price of Hastings Group Holdings Plc (LON:HSTG).
Mr Trump rowed back on that threat on Thursday, however, tweeting "Never said when an attack on Syria would take place". France says it can prove the Syrian government used chemical weapons against civilians last weekend.
Israel accuses Hamas of using civilian shields, including women and children, as cover for carrying out attacks along the border. Al-Batsh was shot in the "body and head", the police said, adding that they are investigating all angles including "terrorism".
The Flyers scored only three shorthanded goals during the regular season, tied for 30th in the National Hockey League . Colorado head coach Jared Bednar hopes "The Hamburglar" can help his team avoid playoff elimination on Friday night.
Murdock asked students to sign the petition in support of a walkout on April 20 - the 19th anniversary of the Columbine Shooting . Centenary College students and faculty converged on the campus' quad Friday morning to reflect on lives lost to gun violence.
Zeigler said Moody's long period on death row also meant taxpayers had to foot the bill for his room, board and medical expenses. Vance, who presided over a 1972 case in which Moody was sentenced to three years in prison for the posession of a pipe bomb.
The Supreme Court has announced that they will not give the family permission to appeal, according to the Liverpool Echo. Alfie's parents fought the decision to the Supreme Court and before the European Court of Human Rights.
After calling attention to outdated Senate rules that made little to no accommodations for lawmakers who are parents, Sen. Senators created a list that has been added to over the last century but still allows just a few people into the chamber.
Syria and its Russian backers deny that government forces were responsible for the reported attack in the town of Douma. Residents say they worry that Syrian authorities and their Russian allies are whitewashing the history of April 7.