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Wizards use monster third quarter to even series

After a disappointing home loss in Game 4 on Sunday in which the Raptors played without All-Star Kyle Lowry (ankle), DeRozan told reporters the Raptors would have won the series if LeBron James was on their side. Washington turned the ball over 10 times in the first half. He made his first five 3-pointers. Thomas had six turnovers for the game. But, their 27-point bounce back was evidence that they're refocused on advancing past the second round for the first time since the 1978-79 ...


Lacazette announce plan to leave Lyon

Lacazette announce plan to leave Lyon

Lyon told Lacazette that he could leave for a European superpower at the right price earlier this year and he has now confirmed his intention to depart. The 25-year-old Frenchman has scored 20-plus goals in Ligue 1 in the last three seasons, which has attracted interest from a number of clubs across Europe.



Isaiah Thomas sidelined in Game 2 with 'nagging hip injury'

There was no sugar coating the Cavaliers' 130-86 Game 2 beatdown. Losing the first quarter, especially by double-digits, is incredibly hard to recover from against a Cavs squad arguably playing its best basketball of the season. Conversely, the Cavs were 10 of 22 from 3 (45.5 percent) and 26 of 44 overall (59.1 percent). The sting of this loss, and this series for that matter, should motivate the returning Celtics next season.


Fabregas hails his finest season amid frustrations

Fabregas hails his finest season amid frustrations

We have two games to go. Cesc Fabregas admits it's been a hard season for him but believes he has "matured a lot" after ignoring those who suggested he could not thrive under Antonio Conte at Chelsea. Chelsea have been warned West Brom will be no pushovers when they head to The Hawthorns for a prospective title party. "Our worst moment was after the (Manchester) United defeat (last month) because Tottenham were winning".



Cavs run riot over Celtics in NBA mismatch

Defending NBA champions the Cleveland Cavaliers showed no mercy as they dismantled the Boston Celtics 130-86. Thomas only was on the court for half of it, sitting out the final 24 minutes with a right hip strain that he sustained during the first half.


NBA Conference Semi-Finals, Game 7: Wizards vs Celtics

NBA Conference Semi-Finals, Game 7: Wizards vs Celtics

Bradley Beal led the Wizards , which was playing it its first Game 7 since 1979 with 38 points, including 24 in the second half. All tipoffs are now scheduled for 8:30 p.m. Then Cavalier Kendrick Perkins also got into it with Crowder during the series' final game. It was Olynyk, and not Thomas, who took over in the fourth quarter with 14 points - and it wasn't just wide-open jumpers and 3s.