Cavaliers Hold On To Take 2-0 Series Lead Against Pacers
In Game 3 on Thursday, look for Turner to come out and play more aggressively in front of the in fans.
It looked like Cavs head coach Tyronn Lue had a specific rotation for this matchup and it didn't include Shumpert. Depending on your rooting interest, Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving - not particularly known for his defense -was tasked to try and stop George.
George has starred early this postseason, and led his team in points, rebounds, and assists on Tuesday night. Jeff Teague scored 23 points, and Thaddeus Young contributed 16.
Tristan Thompson then got a key offensive rebound on Cleveland's ensuing possession, and a video review led to an overturned call that gave the Cavs a third opportunity with 30.2 ticks on the game clock and 6 on the shot-clock.
For the entire first half of Monday's playoff game, the second in the best-of-seven series against the Indiana Pacers, Iman Shumpert was stuck playing the same role as he did Saturday afternoon in Game 1: cheerleader. In Game 1, he publicly stated that C.J. Miles should've given the ball up to him for the last shot. George was noticeably off and connected on just three of his seven attempts, but something must've been working if IN was 14 points better with him on the floor. "But he's just gotta channel that and put it towards making effort plays on the court and doing whatever he needs for us to succeed". They know they can compete.
As well, some home cooking of their own would go a long way for the Pacers, but it's going to ultimately come down to whether they can ever get a grasp on the Cavaliers offense to keep them from shooting a comfortable 55% all night. "We haven't won, but we can take some positives from the games we played". "We understand that, but we've got to be smart also". Indeed, even if George launched more than the 19.5 shots per game he's averaging and even if Stephenson remained on his best behavior, the Pacers would still be saddled with fundamental match-up issues that will likely turn this into a quick series.
Smith was dealing with a tender left hamstring and was kept out of the lineup in the second half of the 117-111 game two victory on Monday. "We needed that spark".
Game 3 will be one where Turner responds emphatically to George's words. "We take away some of these easy baskets we're giving up, and these games might be a little different". "We know how good LeBron is going to be and how good Kyrie is going to be, but the other guys we have to be able to limit". What's even more telling of their rotation problem is that the Big 3 combined for 89 of those 96 starter points.
Pacers coach Nate McMillan blamed Indiana's team defense, not placing the blame on just Stephenson. He also passed Magic Johnson (358 steals) for third place in playoff steals.
LeBron James was beyond human during the series, Kyrie Irving hit big shot after big shot, and the Golden State Warriors did their thing, spreading the wealth and proving they were one of the best teams of all time.
LeBron James says the defending-champion Cavs are on the brink of putting it all together. It marked the 3rd time in his playoff career that Love tallied at least 25 points and 10 rebounds in a postseason game. They led by as many as 19 points but led by just 4 with 15 seconds left. Ole! Love went to work against Stephenson in the third quarter for most of his field goals, but Irving made everything work for him on isolations.
That's all right, though: This is a phone that balances a careful polish with a few features that still push the envelope. Of course, it's impossible for me to assure anyone that this phone won't have the same problem as the Galaxy Note 7.
There are, however, concerns that the nation is possibly preparing for its sixth nuclear test or a missile launch soon. The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson and an accompanying battle group have also been sent to the Korean peninsula.
If you're interested in a new HTC flagship but were underwhelmed by the U Ultra, perhaps the HTC U will be up your alley. The U device is supposed to be the next flagship device by HTC and is set to follow the footsteps of the HTC 10.
With that presumption comes the rumors that Microsoft will be highlighting its forthcoming Windows 10 Cloud product at the event. Microsoft might be about to reveal something special after the company announced details of a new launch event next month.
It's the American carrier AT&T which has been releasing Active variants of Samsung's smartphones each and every year. Its two variants - the Galaxy 8 and S8+ - comes with massive 5.8-inch and 6.2-inch screen sizes.
The mother told authorities she had been running errands until 2:30 a.m. when she returned home to find the house in flames. On Feb. 28, the home of Heather and Ernest Franklin burned down and their adopted son, 16-year-old Jeffrey, was found dead.
The Women in the World conference in NY was the first public interview given by Clinton since she lost the Presidential Election. And why and what the underlying reasons why is what I'm trying to parse out myself.
Numerous devices were promptly returned to their owners, with the rest taking up residence at the festival's lost and found tent. The festival goers then tracked and followed him around the grounds, until the police arrived and detained him.
She says there's nothing to prevent Trump from releasing his income taxes and that "the simple truth is he's got a lot to hide". It has legal authority to obtain confidential tax records, and could vote to make them public.
NYC may force Uber to allow tips
In February the IDG delivered a petition asking the taxi agency to make it mandatory that Uber offer in-app tipping. He said that if the companies and the government do not pay heed, they will go on an indefinite strike.
Trump reverses himself on NATO, China, Russia and more
Kushner shouldn't have the role (even if I like some of his views) because one should never hire someone who can't be fired". On Wednesday, he told the Wall Street Journal he "respects" the United States central bank chief.
Police arrest suspect in murder of Vanessa Marcotte
Marcotte, a 27-year-old former Google employee, was killed while jogging near her mother's house in Princeton on August 7, 2016. Marcotte was a Google account manager who lived in New York City at the time of her death.
At least 4 people shot at Atlanta transit station
In the meantime, MARTA ridership is up to some degree as some commuters opt for the train as a way to avoid traffic headaches. The victims, as well as the gunman, are apparently in the age-30 range, although some accounts differ on that as well.
Dave Chappelle salutes Charlie Murphy at John Mayer concert
Murphy's heartbreaking final tweet, posted Tuesday, reads: "One to Sleep On: Release the past to rest as deeply as possible". Certainly, Charlie will be missed and his legacy will live on through his work. "He died with gigs on the books".
Australia says it's ready to supply uranium to India
However, Turnbull assured India that the first shipment of uranium from Australia to India will happen "as soon as possible". While riding on the train, Prime Minister Turnbull whipped out his phone and snapped a selfie with PM Modi.