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The fan who Houston guard Patrick Beverley confronted after Game 3 of Oklahoma City's and Houston's first-round playoff series has told the Transcript that Beverley touched him and his wife during the encounter.
This led to some questions about the caliber of the Thunder roster beyond Westbrook.
Adams played 39 minutes and was once again a defensive anchor for the Thunder who just lacked the scoring support for Westbrook to live with the Rockets more balanced squad.
"I'm not comfortable with that", said Beverley. "I don't want nobody to try and split us up. If we can combine. defending and hitting our 3s, the sky's the limit for this team". We tried to make him shoot a lot of tough shots. We're in this together. "That's all that matters".
As Westbrook has become more and more beloved in Oklahoma City he has gotten away with more and more.
Damn near every play Russell Westbrook makes exudes Russ. "Don't say, 'When Russell goes out the team doesn't play well.' That doesn't matter".
Westbrook was fined $15,000 after the Thunders' Game 2 loss Wednesday to the Rockets.
But then as Westbrook sat out the first 2:45 of the final period, the Rockets, courtesy of 10 quick points from supersub Williams, turned their five-point third-quarter deficit into a five-point (86-81) advantage.
Thunder: Led by as many as 8 points early.
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In a game when MVP-hopeful James Hardenscored only 16 points on 5-for-16 shooting from the field (and 0-for-7 from deep), the Rockets needed this kind of performance to push the Thunder and their MVP candidate Russell Westbrook to the brink.
Westbrook had 17 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists at the break.
How do you know it was a must-win game?
It sure wasn't easy.
Chris Paul's 3-pointer drew the Clippers within two with 5 seconds left.
How can you tune in to First Round NBA Playoff action? During the first two minutes and 45 seconds of the fourth quarter, Westbrook was out of the game. After that game he lashed out after being asked about his stat line.
Jimmy Butler carried the Bulls with 33 points and nine assists.
It wasn't in Game 5.
JAZZ 105, CLIPPERS 98: Joe Johnson scored 28 points, and Utah beat the Los Angeles Clippers to even their first-round playoff series at 2-all. They can not sit back and think of saying - there is another chance even if we lose. (To put that in some perspective, LeBron James - for as great as he was in the sweep of in - was 5 for 15 in clutch situations during that series.) Johnson shot 12 for 17 overall in Utah's win Sunday over the Clippers, helping the Jazz knot that series on a night when Gordon Hayward was felled by food poisoning.
Manchester United's Ashley Young insisted he still had "fire in my belly" after getting back into the first team at Old Trafford. Mourinho contended United had played better in a 1-1 home draw with Arsenal and 1-0 win over Tottenham.
At a kick-off event in ME on Monday, the audience roared for Sanders and booed at the mention of the DNC. "It's an investment. The independent senator from Vermont will be joined by Democratic national chairman Tom Perez at the event Tuesday night.
The Syrian forces resumed flight operations at the airbase that was hit by the USA on Friday, an opposition group said. Members of Trump's administration have hinted that the U.S.is not done intervening in Syria.
Trump won 60 percent of the votes cast in the congressional district that includes the state's largest city of Wichita . All of which leads us to conclude that there are national factors that spurred Thompson's surprisingly close loss.
On Friday, as OKC was faced with the possibility of an 0-3 series deficit, there was only slightly more rest for Westbrook. Westbrook had four straight points to start a 7-1 run after that, but the Thunder wouldn't get any closer.
Science shows us that wetlands help prevent flooding while providing a buffer between pollution and our drinking water sources. Scientists must communicate the impact of their work on people, communities and the planet in clear and precise language.
In Montreal , Alexander Radulov scored 18:34 into overtime to complete the Canadiens' comeback in a 4-3 win over the Rangers . The second was a slightly less moronic double-minor on Mats Zuccarello for high-sticking the Canadiens' Andrei Markov.
The Indiana Pacers are in the playoffs for the sixth time in the last seven years and have won their last five games. Paul George is averaging 23.7 points and 6.6 rebounds while Jeff Teague is averaging 15.3 points and 7.8 assists.
It appears O'Reilly and Aile's contracts gave them carte blanche to treat Fox News like their own private men's club. He should have been fired then. "My contract wasn't renewed, that's um, that's the line".
Luis Enrique was quick to move on after watching Barcelona knocked out of the Champions League at Camp Nou on Wednesday night. Enrique said: "I will remember what happened in the first half in the Juventus Stadium for a very long time".
Maker then assisted Antetokounmpo with a nifty pass off the dribble that forced Raptors Head Coach Dwane Casey to burn a timeout. Kyle Lowry had 13 points. "Everybody has their own thinking about screens, about physicality", Milwaukee coach Jason Kidd said.
Edmundson's OT winner sends Allen, Blues past Wild 2-1
The Blues now lead the series 3-0, which means they could not only clinch this round of the playoffs but sweep it Wednesday. A 3-0 series lead against a team that many national pundits predicted would dispatch the Blues-it's a remarkable feat.
Erin Moran, Joanie Cunningham in "Happy Days", dies at 56
By fall 2012, the Indianapolis Star reported Moran had been kicked out of the trailer and was seen living in a motel in Corydon. Erin Moran was just 14 when she hired on to play Ron Howard's sister in the family comedy, which aired from 1974 to 1984.
Where Does The Trump Rally Rank After 100 Days?
Kennedy holds the highest approval rating of all presidents at 74 percent, 33 points higher than the mark now registered by Trump. Until Trump, only Johnson and Ronald Reagan were considered effective in their first 100 days.
Easy choice: Browns CB Haden wants Garrett with No. 1 pick
We won't know how serious Brown is about teams trying to move all the way up to No. 1 for a quarterback until draft day April 27. It is without a doubt Garrett is the top prospect in the draft; there really is no other choice as to who to take first.
United: Airline will not use police to remove passengers
The doctor's lawyer, Thomas Demetrio, said his client was still in a Chicago hospital last night being treated for his injuries. United passenger David Dao, 69, was forcibly removed from Flight 3411 at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport on Sunday.
Thunder's Westbrook focused on playoffs, not historic season
If Harden gets a three-shot foul I'll be stunned. "Well a lot of times that (recency bias) happens", D'Antoni said by phone. Last season the Rockets needed to win their final regular-season game to make the postseason and reach a 41-41 record.
Dwyane Wade surprised Bulls won both games in Boston
Their star, Isaiah Thomas, lost his 22-year-old sister, Chyna , in a auto accident the day before the playoffs started. Thomas, who died after a one-car crash which as one can imagine, has been hard for Thomas to move forward from.
What happens next in the high-stakes Georgia runoff
Republican Karen Handel , 55, a former Georgia secretary of state, won 19.8 percent, and will face Ossoff in the June 20 runoff. Most election observers expected a late night of vote counting, with a race that could be decided by a single point or less.
Deadline Approaching To File Taxes
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Stevens: Thomas 'intention to play' after sister's death
There were moments in the beginning of this emotional game when it looked like Isaiah Thomas wasn't going to make it through. Instead, Thomas walked solemnly toward his teammates, who swallowed him into what was essentially a very big group hug.
Pompeo's House seat remains in Republican hands
But it's the best evidence we've got that right now, voters in traditionally Republican districts aren't thrilled with Trump. Next week's special election could swing the conservative district to Democrats for the first time in decades .