The No. 3 seed Philadelphia 76ers cruised to a win over the No. 6 Miami Heat, 130-103, on Saturday, April 14, in the opening day of the 2018 NBA Playoffs. That's exactly the opposite of what the slow-mo Heat want on the road. Ilyasova buried a 3-pointer to make it 79-66 with 4:30 left before the 76ers took the 12-point lead into the final quarter.
The 76ers were 18 of 28 from 3-point range.
J.J. Redick led the Sixers in scoring with 28 points (four three-pointers) and Marco Belinelli, a late addition to the roster after the Hawks bought out his contract in February and Philadelphia signed shortly after, added 25 points (four three-pointers) off the bench.
The Heat have countered with a successful balanced attack, led by Kelly Olynyk (14 points) and James Johnson (13 points).
The Toronto Raptors edged a tight game against the Washington Wizards 114-106, with Serge Ibaka having 23 points and 12 rebounds, while Anthony Davis had 35 points as the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Portland Trail Blazers 97-95.
Dozens March For Science
This was the second March for Science, which debuted a year ago as part of more than 600 coordinated events across the planet. The march started at the Barry Events Center and ended at the Marquette Commons with a rally.
Game 2 is Monday in Philadelphia.
The 76ers were forced to play without their best player, center Joel Embiid.
After grinding through a chippy, at times plodding, first half played primarily in the half court, the Sixers recaptured the form they routinely showed throughout their historic regular-season ending winning streak. The rookie point man cranked out 17 points (5-13 fg, 7-10 ft), 14 assists, and nine rebounds. Then Philly rebounded and stayed neck and neck with Miami until the Heat took a 60-56 lead into halftime.
Miami held Philadelphia to 38.9 percent shooting in the first half.
The search teams were able to cover approximately 12 miles of river bank by foot and 60 miles by helicopter. Authorities also found personal items that were consistent with a family traveling on vacation.
The biggest blow between the Flyers and Penguins in Game 2 of the divisional showdown may not have been intentional at all. Little had said earlier in the day that he hoped his team could go up two-games-to-none against the more-experienced Wild.
The constitutional grey area over the need for parliamentary approval for military action has led to repeated calls for reform. A team from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons is due to start its investigation in Syria on Saturday.
Asked about the risks of USA military retaliation, Mattis cited two concerns, starting with avoiding civilian casualties. The government, however, said evacuations from Douma were ongoing and no Syrian government forces had entered the town.
Stormy Daniels's attorney asked to join in on the hearing, as he said he believes items seized were in regards to his client. But Mr McKay said "the attorney-client privilege can't at the same time be used as a sword and as a shield".
On July 28, 2017, Pakistan Supreme Court had disqualified Nawaz Sharif after he was found guilty in the Panama Papers case . Sharif has already nominated his brother and Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif as the new party chief.
Nearly immediately after the kickoff, South Africa regained possession and Cecil Afrikia sped away to score his first try. Adriaan Nel and the BlitzBokke could be on course for another Commonwealth Games decider against New Zealand.
He finished with 99 pitches and his first scoreless outing since July 19, 2016, against the San Francisco Giants. It was his shortest outing since September 28, 2016, and in four starts at Fenway, Gray is 0-3 with a 7.13 ERA.
Wildfire conditions are expected to worsen Friday, with the National Weather Service categorizing the threat level as historic. The estimated size of that fire was changed from 115,000 to 59,000 acres because of more accurate mapping, Finch-Walker said .
What will Khloé Kardashian do now her baby is here
She gushed: "I hope when I have my first baby it'll be a girl because the bond you have with your mother is awesome ". Whether or not Khloe intends to separate from Tristan Thompson , by law, she already has sole custody of her child.
'Emotional' Nehwal grabs badminton gold in all-India thriller
At one point, both the shuttlers played a superb 64-shot rally to the spectators' delight as Sindhu recovered in the game 19-16. However, it was the aggressive and experienced Saina Nehwal that managed to stun Sindhu and clinch the coveted gold medal.
Raptors' Fred VanVleet Out for Game 1 Against Wizards
Well, it took until the final week of the season to find out who will be playing who in the Eastern Conference playoffs. Embiid was a spectator in Game 1 of the first-round series because of a broken orbital bone around his left eye.
Warriors expected to start JaVale McGee in Game 1
In this piece, we break down for you the specifics of this exciting first-round series from the Western Conference playoffs. Guts and hard work and good coaching can only go so far against the suddenly-refocused and playoff-locked Warriors.
Trump Announces Joint Military Strike On Syria
Syrian internal security forces entered Douma on Saturday and were poised to declare their control over it within "hours". The order marked a dramatic reversal for President Donald Trump . "Could not have had a better results" Trump tweeted .