And the Frenchman doubled Atletico's lead just after half-time, cutely lifting the ball over the goalkeeper as Diego Simeone's men took control. "He is a very important player for us and he could play in any team in the world". Atletico are viewed as the favorites in this game, in part due to their recent big-game experience. Asked if his absence will have any impact, he said: "We lived it with Arsenal , at home, when German was [watching] over the team".
In other wards, it's NOT one and done. "It's a team effort", Morris said after earning his first career playoff double-double with 21 points and 10 rebounds while playing as the primary James stopper. 2 ( Kevin Love gives up more than he gets), and the C's feel like a team of destiny. "He's obviously the best player in the game", said Morris, who during the week boasted that he was up to the challenge and on Sunday explained why he wanted it.
De Bruyne finished the campaign as the league's top playmaker, recording 16 assists and beating his teammate Leroy Sane by one, thanks to a superb ball over the top for Gabriel Jesus in the last minute of City's final game against Southampton .
I anticipate Shai Gilgeous-Alexander rising up teams' draft boards as they get a closer look at him and envision how versatile he could be in a few years when he adds some more muscle to his frame. The last time the purple and white had a pick this high was back in the 1991 draft when they had the third overall pick. "The draft is an important way to get better if you're a team that's a little bit on the down slope".
But none of the three games were played with both teams at full strength. The Celtics are in a high position to make it past the Cavs, which would bring them to their first Finals' in quite some time . The Houston Rockets won 65 games in the regular season, with a league-best plus-8.5 net rating, and only lost two games in the first two rounds of the playoffs.
Hamilton now leads in the championship by 17 points over Vettel, with the team 27 points over its Italian rivals in the constructors' championship. The gap to Lewis Hamilton is now 17 points after Barcelona , although unlike in Baku the reason this time is that Mercedes was genuinely faster than Ferrari .
Which is why there is a sense of relief in some quarters of the paddocks when F1 rolls into the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. The Italian glamour team will be determined to preserve this advantage, with all but three of the last 17 races in Barcelona won by the driver starting at the front.
Lomachenko and Linares, along with numerous undercard fighters, met the media one last time on Thursday. An even first round saw the contrast of style which both men possess, a technical and slick Lomachenko against the naturally aggressive Linares.
In most cases, betting markets remained bearish on the Celtics despite everything that was transpiring on the court, where Jayson Tatum , Terry Rozier and Co. "He's the best player in this game", said Morris. Andre Igoudala does all the dirty work. " I'm a little older, a little more experienced ". A lot more relaxed and calm.
Tatum raised his game significantly in the second round. Philadelphia, which snapped a five-year playoff drought this season, was denied its first trip to the conference finals since going to the NBA Finals in the 2000-01 season. "I think it has been a little bit overblown this year because of the names that has been out". "And so, ultimately, you know you're going to get a chance to play in a great city in front of great fans, and the responsibility that comes with that, our guys feel", ...
Both were cautioned by Jon Moss but Noble really should have seen red. "A good point for us, maybe they will say the same as well", the Scot told BBC Sport. Luke Shaw almost scored his first goal for United in the opening period and tempers flared towards the end of the match, but visiting boss Jose Mourinho will not have cared too much.
Former Arsenal players Patrick Vieira and Thierry Henry are among the names linked with replacing Wenger, while Luis Enrique and Massimiliano Allegri also reportedly in contention. "This is a special team, and not in a good way", the French manager told FourFourTwo . "There is something waiting to come out that is special".
KKR will play their next match against the Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) at the Holkar Stadium in Indore. Openers Evin Lewis and Suryakumar Yadav gave MI a decent start. Rohit Sharma (36, 31b) came out to bat one down in this match. " Mumbai Indians love to bounce back", Ishan said on the team stringing together three back-to-back wins on the spin after facing a series of reversals.
The deservedly huge smile on Alex Ovechkin's face hovered over a wave of relief felt by a Washington Capitals team that finally got past Pittsburgh in the second round of the playoffs. All the tickets for Saturday were snapped up. The Jets have gone 36-11 here at home for the year and they have averaged 3.74 gpg and have allowed 2.43 gpg in those games.
But just as the stretch drive in the 2010-11 season is about to begin the Bruins trade you to the Atlanta Thrashers in a package deal with defenceman Mark Stuart, in exchange for forward Rich Peverley. The Jets have the firepower to go line-to-line against Vegas, and they have the upper hand when it comes to size. They were better on special teams.
They will be up against Real Madrid who won three of the last four UCL finals. "As long as we are not 100 percent in the Champions League , this last game is the most important of the season", he said . The Italian, who won the title previous year in his first season in charge, has had a tough campaign this time round with constant wrangles with the Chelsea board and his side are now set to miss out on the top four unless a virtual miracle occurs tomorrow.
It proved a significant addition for a young Philly team, as Redick averaged 17.1 points and 2.8 3-pointers per game. Those numbers have had a tremendous impact, too. Only four players on each side remain from that series. Even if I was a hundred percent I would still want to get better. In 2017-18, Embiid and Simmons played like seasoned veterans.
It is time for Paul and Harden to show up in the playoffs and get the Rockets back to the NBA Finals. As in every series, and even every game, there are key factors that will decide the result. It was Mitchell's second 22-point quarter this postseason, the other coming in a closeout Game 6 against the Thunder. Want to play a best-of-three series? "He went out there and took over the game", James Harden said.
Philadelphia is only a one-point underdog in Game 5, according to OddsShark . The Sixers spent the second half in control in what could be their last home game of the season. Celtics' Al Horford , $11,600: Horford is putting up big fantasy numbers at home and he had 42.5 fantasy points in Game 7 against the Bucks at home.
But this result means that Liverpool now only need a draw against already-safe Brighton and Hove Albion on Sunday to assure themselves of a top four finish and Champions League football next season regardless of what last year's Premier League champions do at Newcastle.