Didn't matter much to Harden and the Rockets though.
Houston's entire starting lineup had at least 10 points.
His backcourt mate Chris Paul had a steady game, recording 14 points and seven assists on 7-of-12 shooting. "Overall, I think we did a good job". "I don't care what you do".
The odd defensive scheme sometimes worked with Harden shooting floaters that graze the rim (which was the intention all along) but for the most part, it failed. "But what is said is understood.You can't go wrong with Pop". "So it was just a matter of adjusting and continuing to communicate with the guys of what spots they needed to be in". Last season in a conference semifinal, the Rockets forced Gobert into switch after switch and made him guard the perimeter.
Danuel House Jr. and Kenneth Faried combined for 22 points, outscoring the Jazz's bench by themselves.
The Utah Jazz hope to tie this series up before heading up for game three.
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A wide followed after which Santner lofted the final delivery - a full toss - over long-on to send the Jaipur crowd into a frenzy. The scene was as weird as it could get as even Stokes tried to pacify the man who is famously called "captain cool".
"Their physicality defensively disrupted us", Jazz coach Quin Snyder said.
Mitchell was disappointed with his assist-to-turnover ratio. "If you get five turnovers, you have to look at yourself in the mirror and figure out how to adjust". "That's huge", he said.
Utah is the 5 seed in the West and the Jazz have won eight of their last 10 to close the regular season while going 4-1 against the spread over their last five games.
Sunday night at the Toyota Center, the Houston Rockets will begin their 2019 playoff quest for 16 wins and the franchise's third National Basketball Association title.
Gary Harris led the Nuggets with 20 points and Murray scored 17. Soon after he returned he found House behind the 3-point line in the corner and drove to the basket and finished with a one-handed slam.
The model knows the Rockets will be determined to make fast work of this series in order to prepare for a likely second-round meeting with the top-seeded Golden State Warriors. Their last lead came with four minutes left in the first quarter but they trimmed a 12-point deficit to one in the closing minutes.
Mitchell ended a Utah scoring drought of about 4 1/2 minutes after that with a 3-pointer, but Harden hit a 3 seconds later to leave the Rockets up 79-64. Jae Crowder was the only player to contribute more than five points while three players went scoreless. The Houston Rockets are allowing 25.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42 rebounds per game. Hall of Famer and former Rocket Hakeem Olajuwon watched the game from a courtside seat. "I would say it was probably my toughest game.it felt kind of hard to breathe like I'm used to".
European leaders agreed to push the official Brexit date back to Halloween at last week's special summit in Brussels. Eurosceptic Iain Duncan Smith, a former Conservative Party leader, said May should be ready to quit in June.
For Rajasthan Royals , everything falls into place , but then somehow they do not cross the finishing line. Bowling has been some sort of concern for Mumbai especially the form of Hardik Pandya with the ball.
The camera technology used in Hauwei's latest handset is undoubtedly cutting-edge and it is being appreciated worldwide. There's a SuperZoom Lens , offering users 5x optical zoom, 10x hybrid zoom, and 50x digital zoom to play with.
Craig maintains that he never concealed information or misled the Justice Department, and he is confident he'll beat the charges. When the Justice Department determined that Craig should register under the law, the indictment says, Craig resisted the idea.
Griffin has been struggling with the knee issue in recent weeks and sat out of the Pistons' 121-86 blowout road loss in Game 1. The Detroit Pistons task of taking down the number one seeded Milwaukee Bucks just got a bit tougher ahead of Game One.
The airline said it will bring the Max aircraft back on line as spares to supplement its operations once it is receritfied. A Boeing 737 MAX 8 operated by Indonesia's Lion Air crashed in the Java Sea on October 12, killing all 189 people on board.
To Tiger Woods the joyous scene by the 18th green confirmed that his career, if not his life, has come "full circle". It could have gone so many different ways, and I just kept hanging in there until the last couple of holes.
Potts said he expects to turn the case over to the Hennepin County Attorney's Office on Monday for a decision on formal charges. Landen Hoffmann is the five-year-old boy who was thrown off a third-floor balcony at Minnesota's Mall of America on Friday.
It said that US, Brazil, Russia , UK, Australia, Ghana, Sudan and South Sudan will be the main drivers of supply growth this year. The U.S.' sanctions on Iran and Venezuela caused a decline in oil production and exports of these countries.
There's also a possibility of a dual clutch automatic transmission, with a possible manual version in the works. Even so, this is the first time the manufacturer has ever acknowledge its existence.
PCB conducts players' fitness tests for World Cup 2019
The Indian team squad announcement for the cricket world cup 2019 will broadcast on Monday, April 15, 2019, from 3:30 pm onwards. England, ranked No.1 on the MRF Tyres ICC ODI Team rankings, have been widely touted as favourites for the mega-event.
Cheatsheet: All You Need To Know Ahead Of The NBA Playoffs
Winning 60 games in the regular season was fun, but now it's time to focus on the bigger picture if you're the Milwaukee Bucks . After a disappointing first-round exit in last year's playoffs, the forward entered this season more determined than ever .
Injuries reported in MS from tornado
According to the National Weather Service , the tornado was rain-wrapped and moved through Milam into Robertson County. Trees were down throughout the hilly city on a bluff overlooking the Mississippi. "We were hit really, really, hard".
Marner, Leafs handle Bruins in Game 1
Our four lines played very well tonight with our defensive core. "I've been thinking just to hit the net and get it on it". Mats Sundin did it against the Buffalo Sabres in Game 4 of 1999 Eastern Conference Final.