They had plenty of time to prepare having eliminated the Miami Heat nearly a week ago.
The Celtics, who had trouble finding consistent offense in their first-round series against an inferior Milwaukee Bucks' defense and recently lost their leading scorer from that matchup, Jaylen Brown, were expected to struggle to produce points against a stingier Sixers team.
Ho-hum, just another injury for the Celtics to overcome. We already knew that, but Monday night was a nice reminder for the rest of the National Basketball Association.
Playing in place of Irving, Rozier picked up where he left off in the first round by scoring 10 points and six assists in the first quarter on Monday night. Instead, they put up a 119 offensive rating while shooting 17-of-36 from 3-point range.
When the teams met in the 1982 Eastern Conference finals, Toney averaged 26.4 points per game in the series. The Golden State Warriors and Houston Rockets both enjoyed more rest than their respective opponents, as the Sixers did, and came away with a victory this past weekend. His favourite part? That aforementioned 1984 fight, with "Dr. J and Larry Bird holding each other's necks", Embiid said.
Messi and Barca 'superior' in Spain
Barca secured their 25th title with the win, having been unbeaten up until now in league games. We had some tough moments and we overcame them without losing and that's incredible".
The Pelicans Routed in Opening Game at Golden State
While some of that can be chalked up to bad bounces or San Antonio's defense, the fact of the matter is the shots didn't go down. Game 2 had better wake New Orleans up, or this series could end up being one of the most disappointing of the entire playoffs.
Simmons, the No. 1 pick in the 2016 draft who sat out all of past year with an injury, was heckled by the Boston crowd with chants of "Not a rookie!"
Despite Philadelphia's rookie playmaker finishing with a decent line of 18 points, seven rebounds and six assists, he wasn't almost as effective as he's usually been.
Every Boston defender had eyes for Simmons in transition, making it their mission to slow him down. I very much doubt Boston will come close to winning the three-point line by 36 points again. Corrects to 76ers missed 15 of their first 20 shots in 6th paragraph. He was simply scary in delivery a career-high 29 points against a team favored to take the Celtics out.
"There's a deep history between the two teams". Whenever Philly started to go on a run in the second half, Rozier was there to stomp out any chance they had at a comeback. Joel Embiid had 31 points and 13 rebounds for the 76ers.
As the defense converged, Shane Larkin spun in a full circle, putting everything he had in his diminutive build to zip a pass to Al Horford all alone on the top of the key. Jayson Tatum had 28 points, and Al Horford chipped in 26. The Celtics took a committee approach, using a combination of Horford's athleticism, Semi Ojeleye's fire-hydrant-like stature, and Marcus Morris' all-around abrasiveness to hold Simmons at bay. But other than all of that, he was pretty average... His red-shirt status doesn't preclude him from the award any more than Blake Griffin's precluded him from the same.
So whenever he decides to come in, we're looking forward to working with him. "He has the ability to make decisions on his own". The last thing the Giants need this season is a malcontent to make life more hard under new coach Pat Shurmur .
Tammie Jo Shults and First Officer Darren Ellisor, the pilots, attended, along with three flight attendants and five passengers. One of the passengers has also sued Southwest, saying she has suffered post-traumatic stress disorder.
Several immigrants told 10 News in Mexico they were scared, afraid what the process would entail and of being turned away. People Without Borders volunteer: Migrants have been waiting by the door near Port of Entry since 4 pm Sunday.
Wenger had visited Old Trafford 27 times during his long reign as Gunners boss and experienced some outrageous highs and lows. Mourinho has greeted Wenger's announcement warmly and even suggested they could "even be friends in the future".
Redmond has been quiet about the arrival date until Friday, when it announced that the latest Windows 10 Update will debut Monday. Windows 10 now supports voice dictation in any text window, just press the Windows Key + H shortcut and start speaking.
Somehow, the replay center couldn't act on that look, and it certainly cost the Penguins as the Capitals drew even in the series. Byfuglien scored between Rinne's pads on a four-on-four at 12:47, and Scheifele made it 2-1 with a power-play goal at 13:16.
The mood at Stamford Bridge would be exceptionally buoyant heading into FA Cup final showdown with Manchester United at Wembley. He now faces the task of having to prove himself once again if he is to make the squad for Russian Federation .
Newsome, 62, has been in charge of the Ravens since the franchise arrived in Baltimore from Cleveland following the 1995 season. Here's an updates 7-round mock draft, with details of the Ravens trade and where the Eagles stand draft pick wise now.
This occurred despite Italy granting Alfie citizenship so that he could arrive in the country and receive medical care. Alfie's parents said the hospital has applied to the High Court to remove parental rights and withdraw ventilation.
Trump Slams Mueller: "No Questions on Collusion"
Flynn was sacked just 24 days into the Trump administration for lying about his contacts with the Russian ambassador. Another asks if there were any efforts to reach out to Flynn "about seeking immunity or possible pardon".
Amazon to Expand Boston Technology Hub With 2000 New Jobs
Another major Canadian city, Toronto, is still in the running for Amazon's official second North American headquarters. The announcement details show that Amazon now employs some 1,000 researchers and engineers at its Vancouver facility.
Westworld season 2 episode 2: review, recap and questions
Ok, so let us in on this worldliness that Dolores is privy to so we can get behind her quest with more passion and understanding. Maeve does not seem pleased with Dolores' murdery tactics, since she's seen what Dolores' influence has done in the facility.
Trump delays decision on steel and aluminium tariffs
But a handful - most notably top trade adviser Peter Navarro - are pushing Trump to impose the tariffs on everyone. Merkel said Europe was "resolved to defend its interests within the multilateral trade framework".
Upcoming iPhone looks more like Android clone than iPhone X
Apple is all set to roll out its 2018 edition iPhones although rumours and news have made its way to the public ear long before. Most 3D features can easily be replaced with a simple touch-and-hold method, or long-pressing as it's more commonly called.
'Enemy' rockets hit Hama, Aleppo army positions
Iran and Russian Federation , which also has forces in Syria , are Syrian President Bashar Assad's closest allies. Rockets devastated Syria's T4 air base in Homs, killing a handful of Iranian military personnel earlier in April.
The Biggest Winners in the $23 Billion Marathon-Andeavor Deal
Moreover, Amundi Pioneer Asset Management has 0.06% invested in Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: MPC ) for 564,299 shares. Daiwa Gp invested in 25,589 shares or 0% of the stock. 164 funds opened positions while 501 raised stakes. (NYSE:SKX).
Syrian army tightens noose around Palestinian camp
The Yarmouk and the surrounding area are now the largest urban stronghold of ISIS in Syria and neighboring Iraq. Government forces have been closing in on Islamic State fighters in the Palestinian refugee camp of Yarmuk.
UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd resigns
Jo Johnson, the Conservative transport minister, used an appearance on ITV's Peston on Sunday to defend Rudd. Shadow home secretary Diane Abbott said: "The Tories' shameful attempts to cover up their mess must end.
Vettel says he "had to try" move on Bottas
Then heartbreak for Bottas as he had a puncture, having him lose what would have been his first race of the season! A good drive. Sebastian Vettel's Ferrari was starting in the number one position with #Lewis Hamilton's Mercedes alongside in the second spot.