"When he's going, he's got a high motor, pushing the basketball", Davis said of Rondo. "We want to get in and make some noise".
After splitting their four regular-season meetings, the third-seeded Blazers and sixth-seeded Pelicans open the playoffs Saturday night at the Moda Center.
Popovich didn't sound at all concerned about whether his club entered the playoffs with momentum. "We have been on both ends of everything for all of these years, so, you just go play". "We had a bad third quarter", Lillard said.
Rajon Rondon was the player of the game, he continued his extremely strong play as he lead the offense with 14 assists and added 19 points to go along with it. They shot just 40 percent from the field, compared to a ridiculous 59 percent shooting mark for the Pelicans. "Of course it feels good to be back here, but we don't want to be one of those teams that say they got in just to get in".
Spurs: Kyle Anderson and Bryn Forbes each scored 10 points. The teams split their four regular-season games. His availability for the playoffs remains unclear. The Pelicans beat the San Antonio Spurs and pushed the Spurs back to the seventh seed. He has scored at least 25 points in all five of his career playoff games.
'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.
The game was competitive until 4:32 remained in the second quarter, when Pau Gasol sank a short turnaround to cut New Orleans' lead to 42-39. From there it was all Pelicans as they closed the half on a 19-4 run, New Orleans outscores San Antonio 34-17, and lead 61-43 going to the half.
"We wanted to play fast and they wanted to play slow", Gentry said.
Nikola Mirotic #3 of the New Orleans Pelicans dunks against the San Antonio Spurs on April 11, 2018 at Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Now with a more front-and-center position within the organization after the passing of her husband Tom in March, the team owner has plans to attend all games in the best-of-seven National Basketball Association playoff series.
It's the Pelicans' first postseason appearance since they were swept out of the 2015 playoffs by Golden State.
If she runs through November, it could lead to a split vote among left-leaning voters that could benefit Republicans. Cuomo's campaign announced that it would not seek the Working Families Party's endorsement this year.
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.
The tracks link north Bastar to the railway map. "In Chhattisgarh we have witnessed revolutionary changes in health services". It was the Prime Minister's fourth visit to Chhattisgarh, where assembly elections are due later in the year.
A vehicle matching the description to the one in surveillance video was located at the suspect's home in Saranac. Jensen said Miller remains in critical but stable condition under the care of OU Medical personnel.
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".
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.
Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe was in awe of Liverpool , meanwhile, admitting his side struggled to make a fist of the match. Liverpool beat Premier League leaders Manchester City 5-1 on aggregate to reach the Champions League semi-finals on Tuesday.
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.
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.
October Saturday (2 Days) Box Office Collection!
October is an unconventional love story of Danish Walia, played by Varun Dhawan and Shiuli Iyer, played by Banita Sandhu . The critics praised the Dhawan lad for choosing a film that's quite different from what he is generally associated with.
76ers' Embiid: 'Pretty good chance' I'll play in Game 2 or 3
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 Heat have countered with a successful balanced attack, led by Kelly Olynyk (14 points) and James Johnson (13 points).
US 'Acted Appropriately' with Syria Strikes
Syrian government has strongly denied the allegations. "Last night's operations were successful". The coalition strikes reportedly caused heavy damage to Syria's chemical weapons infrastructure.
Aussie Rugby Sevens Team Campaign For Gold
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.
Red Sox Beat Yankees 6-3 To Win First Series Of Season
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.
Fans Fired Up For Wild's 6th Straight Playoff Appearance
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.
Firefighters battling brush fire in Carter County
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 .