Harden had a down night last night. He began 6 for 9 and had 14 points by the 4:10 mark of the first. "He's one of the best ever from midrange shots". He rounded out his stat line with four rebounds and four assists. Paul had always been a master of mid-range jumpers and point guard post-ups.
The team's fortunes crashed when Mitchell aggravated a left foot injury with seven minutes to go in the game and hobbled to the locker room. His previous career-best in the playoffs was 35 points, which he accomplished three times.
Whether it was pulling up for some clutch threes or dishing out dimes, Paul did it all.
Donovan Mitchell tallied 24 points and led a third-quarter rally for Utah before Houston pulled away in the fourth. The Pelicans shaved the lead to seven points with two minutes left on a basket by Davis before Draymond Green's turnaround fadeaway moments later.
Morey then swung a trade for future Hall-of-Famer Chris Paul, added versatile veteran defenders P.J. Tucker and Luc Mbah a Moute, and watched center Clint Capela continue to swiftly develop into the kind of long, lean, switchable defending machine that seems built to go up against the Warriors' offensive attack.
If the Warriors can return to the NBA Finals for a fourth straight year, they could meet the Cavs once again.
There's a reason it has been billed as the de facto NBA Finals since these teams met for a third time in January. When it came to the Warriors closing out their second-round series against the New Orleans Pelicans, coach Steve Kerr did not exactly need to wake up his players with a late-night reminder.
Political stalemate. Tories and Labour deadlocked Mr Watson said the party was taking action to tackle the problem, but acknowledged that more needed to be done. Votes in the local elections equated to a 35 per cent share for both Labour and the Conservatives .
That team on the court Tuesday was not the team that played in the regular season and failed to win a closeout game in the first round of the playoffs - a team that was pillaged by injury, mental fatigue, and downright disinterest.
"They are a great team and have a lot of weapons", Ingles told reporters after the game.
The Warriors are coming off a "down" season, by their standards.
"You can't believe the hype", Warriors guard Klay Thompson said beforehand.
If the Sixers were to come back and win that series, they certainly have unsafe star talent, led by Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons. However, Kevin Durant has played all season at his normal elite levels.
In both of the games Iguodala did not play, the Warriors lost. The series starts Monday night in Houston. You check out the rest of the schedule here.
It's been quite some time since the West's two best teams went head to head. This time, the path to the National Basketball Association goes through Houston. Join the House of Houston team! He can finally, officially shrug off all of the haters. In 38 minutes on the floor, the 33-year-old point guard established a monster performance and led the Rockets with a career-playoff-high 41 points, together with 10 assists and seven rebounds on 59.1 percent shooting from the field and 80 percent from beyond the arc. Here's to you, Chris Paul.
Swansea may well have been level five minutes before the break but Jordan Ayew couldn't covert brother Andre's ball into his path. They actually looked the more likely to score late on, and they nearly did.
The Los Angeles Times reports that Trump referenced the attack as proof that gun control does not control bad people. Donald Trump gestures after speaking at a National Rifle Association (NRA) convention in Dallas.
Internationally, the film earned an estimated $162.6 million this weekend, making for a current foreign total of $713.3 million. The Avengers ($1.52 billion) now holds the record for the biggest global total for a superhero film.
If the deal with Walmart goes through, it would provide Flipkart with more arsenal to go up against Amazon in the Indian market. The newspaper report that Walmart wants Group CEO Binny Bansal and Krishnamurthy to have more crucial rules in the company.
The first results show the UKIP vote going to the Tories with them making gains while Labour have made losses outside of London. And there was anger in areas trialling controversial ID cards, with some people saying they were unable to cast their ballot.
Rick Scott has a message for President Donald Trump: the United States needs to junk the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. Signatories, the five members of the UN Security Council and Germany, all strenuously support the agreement.
China , Brunei , Malaysia , the Philippines, Taiwan and Vietnam all have overlapping claims in the region. Earlier media reported about the plans of China to open a new military base overseas , like "Bagnet".
There will, of course, be a huge amount of attention on Tiger Woods as he continues his comeback. "We give each other needle". Yes, I was annoyed, but I'd been playing golf - well, on the front nine - on a gorgeous spring afternoon.
But in recent months, he has voiced strong support for Trump's tougher trade approach to China and steel and aluminum tariffs . The president has long complained of what he says are unfair Chinese policies contributing to a huge USA trade deficit .
On the price front, input price inflation softened in April, while firms raised their selling prices at an accelerated pace. All of the nations covered registered an increase in charges, with the steepest seen in Germany and the weakest in Greece.
Stoke City started slowly but grew into the game and were close to getting the lead through Mame Biram Diouf's glanced header. West Brom will join the Potters in the Championship next season if they fail to beat Tottenham this afternoon.
Dallas' coaching position was left vacant after Ken Hitchcock retired following 22 National Hockey League seasons. AVALANCHE: Colorado signed goaltender Pavel Francouz of the Czech Republic to a one-year deal.
He too has had an exciting week and is happy to finally have the draft process behind him and is ready to start playing football. According to a projection from ESPN, Mayfield's four-year deal will be worth about $32.5 million guaranteed.
There are 1,07,288 registered candidates in Tamilnadu who would appear for the test in 170 centres across the State. The state has arranged special KSRTC services to facilitate the smooth conduct of the examination.
The letter, penned in 2015, has drawn sharp criticism for painting the president's health in allegedly unmerited glowing terms. Actually, his blood pressure, 110/65, and laboratory test results were astonishingly excellent.
To the crypto enthusiasts, these people are only spreading FUD, vestiges of the system that blockchain is created to disrupt. In response to an audience question, he also said that bitcoin and other forms of cryptocurrency "will come to bad endings".
Saunders, from her "home" on the stage, opened up Alexa on her Amazon Echo smart speaker and added to her grocery list. The two tech leaders shared that customers would be able to use the two digital assistants in tangent in the future.
The Official Draw for the AFC Asian Cup was held at the Armani Hotel Ballroom of the Burj Khalifa, at Dubai on 4th May 2018. The other 12 qualified teams were placed in the remaining two pots, on the basis of their AFC and FIFA Rankings.
The latest crash of the Waymo self-driving vehicle is a reminder that the autonomous technology is still in its early stage. In a statement, Chandler Police said that a Honda sedan swerved from its lane to avoid a collision with another vehicle .
The Egyptian striker will return to Stamford Bridge for the first time as the recently crowned double player-of-the-season. This season I'm seeing a very clinical player, every opportunity, every chance he takes'.
He pointed out that the Congress and the JD (S) have been in an alliance as they were ruling the BBMP in Bengaluru . Earlier on Friday, BJP's Chief Ministerial candidate B.S.Yedyurappa released the BJP manifesto in Bengaluru .
Around ten people were taken to hospital, with Hatzola medical volunteers treating "multiple patients" at the scene. The Metropolitan Police said there had been no reports of serious injuries or any criminal allegations.
Supporters of the legislation, however, are hopeful the measure can be a catalysis for change in the abortion debate. Ohio GOP legislators in March mounted a challenge to Roe by passing a law that would criminalize abortion care.
However, she struck a note of caution saying, " Freedom of the press , like any other freedom, is never completely secure". On World Press Day, South Africa ranks third among Africa nations on the media freedom barometer.