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Wall nails game victor to quiet Celtics' funeral talk

Wall nails game victor to quiet Celtics' funeral talk

The Boston Celtics fell to the Washington Wizards in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals on Friday night, 92-91, and controversy abounded. "It's a little bit panic mode, so I just took advantage of it. "I thought it was going in", Thomas said. "Their season was on the line", he said. Boston were up 87-82, but could not hold on. "Couldn't finish it.


U.S. climate website gets a makeover

U.S. climate website gets a makeover

The Texas Department of Public Safety told the Austin American-Statesman that about 3,500 people participated in the rally Saturday. From the early hours on Saturday, protesters gathered near the US Congress, then set out on a march down the streets of the US capital in a protest that was to surround the White House, EFE news reported .


Rashid puts Ireland in tailspin as England take 1st ODI

Rashid puts Ireland in tailspin as England take 1st ODI

But Test wicket-keeper Bairstow, playing as a specialist batsman, led a counter-attack, belting McCarthy high over long-on for one of three sixes in a 44-ball innings also featuring seven fours. England's Rashid had been given the nod as their frontline spinner ahead of Moeen Ali for the first match of the summer and though he will come up against far tougher resistance in the months to come, it was a more-than-handy start for a player who relies hugely on confidence .


Kevin Durant advises incoming rookies to avoid the draft combine

Kevin Durant advises incoming rookies to avoid the draft combine

Every time he made a mistake, he was taken out rather than having to play through it. Putting the basketball through the hoop was his specialty - not raising a 45-pound bar with two 45-pound and two 25-pound weight plates. The line of questioning was why he was amused by this fact. How quickly is all of this going for you? Dorsey is a scorer through and through, but he didn't really force the issue and let the game come to him, which is important considering what his role will be ...



Bradley leads charge as Celtics power past Wizards

He spoke about it after the game, saying he didn't need to force shots to keep the offense flowing because he sees the game differently at this stage of his career. It's no secret that the Celtics have looked shaky not only in this series , but even dating back to their six-game series against the Chicago Bulls.


Spurs guard Tony Parker undergoes successful surgery on injured quad

Spurs guard Tony Parker undergoes successful surgery on injured quad

The sellout crowd of 18,418 fell silent as teammates Dewayne Dedmon and Dejounte Murray carried Parker off the court and to the training room. " It's not good ", coach Popovich said after the game. Even with his regular scoring average at its lowest point since his rookie season a decade in a half ago, the Rockets know this is a major loss for San Antonio.