The Cleveland Cavaliers play the Toronto Raptors in Game 3 of their Eastern Conference Finals series, this time in Toronto's home turf, where most NBA pundits believe is the most hostile environment in all of basketball. The Raptors are in a 0-2 disadvantage and will be in serious trouble if they lose this one, too.
The fact that the Cavs are no longer just a LeBron James team is something Dwayne Casey and his boys should be afraid of. If all of their games in the postseason are any indication, Cleveland is poised stomp over Toronto and will sweep this series, too. So the question is will Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan finally find their stroke and give their team the Cavs' first defeat in the playoffs?
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Although the Oklahoma City Thunders stole a victory from the Golden State Warriors in the still unfinished Western Conference Finals, according to Bleacher Report, the same thing cannot be expected to happen once the two teams vying for her Western Conference Finals crown face off again tonight.
Apparently, the series is even with each team scoring a victory closer in their quest to emerge as a victor the Western Conference Finals. However, with the Warriors posting a plus-11.4 net rating through for their first two games, it is expected that they will give the Thunders a hard time repeating their earlier victory.
According to Bleacher, in the six games of Stephen Curry this postseason, the Warriors scored an average of 117 points every game, noting that Warriors point guard has adjusted his brand of game to be at par with the physical defense of the Thunders. more >>
Tim Tebow rose to fame as a student athlete in high school, but he is advising teenagers that they need to have other priorities in life.
"You are changing other people's lives for better or worse, every day," the NFL quarterback-turned-SEC college football analyst told high school students Monday, according to Greenville News. "Be bigger than sports. Don't just be an athlete — be more than an athlete."
Tebow, 28, spoke to students receiving awards Monday evening at the Greenville News' Upstate Sports Awards program that took place at Greenville, South Carolina's TD Convention Center. While many of the 220 high school athletes in attendance were probably looking forward to higher education that involved further developing their athletic career, Tebow made it clear that the opportunity to play sports doesn't last long. more >>
National League teams clash as the Milwaukee Brewers travel to the Citi Field to face the New York Mets in Major League Baseball. The matchup is on May 20, 2016 at 7:10 p.m. ET.
This is the first of three meetings between the two teams in the series and it should shape up to be a great matchup as both teams have been relatively poor in their last 10 games.
At the moment, the Mets are third in the National League – East with a 22-18 record. They have been 10-8 at home and have lost their last two games. In their 10-game stretch, the Mets have only been 3-7 and have slowly started to decline in the standings. more >>
For the Washington Redskins, fighting for their name has been a long and drawn out process.
However, in most recent news, it seems that the people who are supposed to be most affected by this issue have no problem with it at all.
In a recent revelation by the Washington Post, it was revealed that around 90 percent of people who had lineage of being Native Americans did not find the football team's moniker offensive at all. more >>
It looks like the Sacramento Kings will not be renewing the services of point guard Rajon Rondo for the upcoming season.
Rondo signed a one-year deal with the Kings in July 2015 for a reported amount of $10 million. But according to a report by James Herbert for CBS Sports, the team's top management will not be extending Rondo's contract, mainly due to budget constraints.
As first pointed out by ESPN's Zach Lowe, the Kings will "cut bait" with Rondo, should the bidding for him becomes disagreed upon. But as Herbert's report had pointed out, there are some pros and cons for keeping and letting go of the four-time NBA All-Star. more >>