Paul had averaged 21.1 points and 5.8 assists in the playoffs, 19.8 points and 4.6 asist in the series against the Warriors, helping to drive the Rockets to their wins in Games 4 and 5.
The Golden State Warriors have been installed as overwhelming favorites over James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in the fourth straight Finals meeting between the two teams. In Game 7, coach Steve Kerr went into the Warriors locker room at halftime thinking he didn't even recognize his team: "It was really one of the most freaky first halves of basketball that we've played since I've been here", Kerr said.
Kevin Durant's whole body, soul and Warriors objective were tested in this series, which is probably why he looked so spent but also so happy late Monday. The Rockets missed all 14 three-point attempts in that quarter as part of 27 misses from long range, a record for the National Basketball Association playoffs.
It also helped that the shorthanded Rockets - playing without Chris Paul - were completely exhausted with no chance of serious rest looming for their taxed starters in the second half.
Harden knew that what Kerr said about the Warriors coming "unglued" in the first half was true.
"Naw", Durant said with a smile after a long pause, "for me, it was more, 'just get your ass back to center, '". We just wanted to maintain our defense, or get our defense going, and hope that the fatigue on their side would be a factor. Curry went 5-of-6 from the field and 4-of-5 from distance as he logged 11 of the 12 third-quarter minutes. "If you're emotional and you're tense, you're upset because things aren't going your way, then it's going to continue to go bad". The Warriors will host LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 1 on Thursday night. In Game 7 they only managed nine points in the final five minutes of the game. During the 0-for-27 stretch, Harden missed 10, Gordon missed seven, Ariza missed six, Tucker missed two and Johnson and Green each missed one. The Warriors trailed by 10 at halftime in Game 6, and 11 at intermission on Monday in Game 7. Clint Capela made a hook shot for Houston but Durant hit a long 3 seconds later to make it 86-75. TNT and other popular local and cable channels are included in the Hulu Live TV package, so you'll be able to quickly join in time to watch the Warriors Rockets Game 7 series finale online. His team had a 3-2 edge in this series and home-court advantage in their back pocket, and couldn't finish against a team that has mastered the style of play he introduced to the league during his days in Phoenix with a two-time Kia MVP running the show. The Los Angeles Lakers were 12-point favorites over the Philadelphia 76ers in Game 1 of the 2001 Finals, a game won by the Sixers. "Neither was theirs. They just made a higher percentage".
It has been reported that Mr Abramovich would have to explain the source of his wealth to receive a new British visa. Thus, with a personal wealth of some 12.5 billion U.S. dollars, Abramovich has become Israel's richest national.
Looney's minutes increased with Iguodala sidelined, and he has started the last three games of the Western Conference finals . They opened with an 11-0 run to spark a dominant second half that made National Basketball Association history.
Fulham is owned by Shahid Khan , who recently placed an offer to buy Wembley for about 600 million pounds ($840 million). Ryan Fredericks should have been sent off in the first half. " I have two years left on my contract, so we will see ".
Jason Powell said he was seeking to keep his children entertained until Alberto blows through his Florida Panhandle vacation spot. A tornado threat exists in the front-right quadrants of the storm, which today is northern Florida and most of Georgia and SC .
Should the Wolfpack advance, they'll likely face No. 1 national seed Florida in the Super Regionals in Gainesville, Fla. Clemson won more games than the Seminoles and won the ACC Atlantic Division, but the Seminoles won the ACC Tournament.
National Hurricane Center forecasters said that as of 11 a.m., the storm was about 130 miles (210 kilometers) southwest of Tampa. Rain chances will remain intact through Memorial Day as some outer bands from Alberto could stream in through the region.
Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi was deposed and killed by Nato-backed militants in 2011 after halting his nascent nuclear program. He added that if "it would be a great thing" if they were "successful in the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula".
The race featured the debut of Pirelli's softest compound. "We were just cruising around from lap six, literally cruising". While Ricciardo was struggling with his engine, Vettel and Hamilton were have problems of their own with tyre degradation.
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