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Nadal allays injury concerns, says fit for ATP Finals

He reached the finals at the Montreal Masters, but picked up an injury during his loss to Alexander Zverev, which eventually saw him miss the Cincinnati Masters. Nadal says "the pain during the match (on Thursday) was too much". "And longer term, I'm going to do the treatment I believe that is going to be more safe and more important to keep playing tennis as long as possible".


John Wall Accuses Cavs Of Intentionally Avoiding Wizards In 2016 Playoffs

John Wall Accuses Cavs Of Intentionally Avoiding Wizards In 2016 Playoffs

Nichols then asked Wall to clarify if he thinks the Cavs avoided them to avoid playing them in the second round. Going into Friday night, they had lost four in a row. "Everybody was playing. We just had a bad rut like we just did [this season]". Wall, 27, is averaging 21.6 points and 9.7 assists per game through the first eight matchups this season.


Celtics-Thunder preview: OKC's defense is a silent assassin

Celtics-Thunder preview: OKC's defense is a silent assassin

The script was flipped on its head once the players got back on the floor for the second half . - Reggie Miller would be proud of Irving's description of the fourth quarter. There could be some credence to this as Kyrie Irving was a strong source of production and reliability behind LeBron James over the last three seasons as he developed into one of the premier point guards in the league over that span.


I'm Used To Showing Character, Need It From My Team - Antonio Conte

I'm Used To Showing Character, Need It From My Team - Antonio Conte

You can have respect, for the job and the work, but to speak about friendship is hard". Conte is desperate to shake the players into life with the crunch clash with Manchester United this weekend. "But this is my task". "If we are happy after a defeat, it means we are not so clear to understand and to suffer". It's important then to clarify the situation.


LeBron scores 57, Cavaliers top Wizards 130-122 to end skid

LeBron scores 57, Cavaliers top Wizards 130-122 to end skid

Simmons had 14 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists for his second triple-double in a rookie season delayed a year because of injury. "I have so much more on my plate right now". The Wizards are 23rd in points in the paint allowed at 48.0 per game, and they are 1-3 when opponents score 50 or more in that area. How do you flip that switch? So teams are just coming in, they're playing fast, they're trying to speed the game up on us and they're trying to kick us when we're down.