Toronto Raptors head coach Dwane Casey was in for a rough night's sleep knowing his star point guard Kyle Lowry was soon to be shipped to the New York Knicks for Iman Shumpert, Metta World Peace and a future first-rounder back in 2013.
If not for DeRozan and the Raptors, Harden and the Rockets would be on an 18-game winning streak. If not for a three-point overtime loss to the Milwaukee Bucks on February 22 at home, the Raptors would be on a 16-game winning streak.
The game was pretty close in the first half but there was just no keeping up with the Raptors' second unit who combined for 69 points.
While the win over Houston was huge, the Raps were the first team to clinch a playoff spot because they lead the league in TCB (takin' care of business), with a 29-2 record against the 12 teams now under.500 after beating the Hawks, Pistons and Knicks last week. We needed our three-point shooting to pick up. Warney has averaged 20 points in 40 games for the Mavericks' G-League affiliate, the Texas Legends.
Looking at the betting trends, the Raptors are 5-1 ATS in their last six road games, 9-2 ATS in their last 11 games against a team with a losing record and 12-4 ATS in their last 16 games overall. After shooting 50.5 percent and hitting 16 of 35 3-pointers versus the Knicks, the Raptors have won 16 straight against losing teams since a five-point loss at Dallas on December 26.
Brooklyn is 3-17 in its last 20 games since Spencer Dinwiddie's winning shot beat Detroit on January 21.
Neymar Jr May Have Played His Last Game For PSG The Brazil worldwide is now recovering from foot surgery having missed Paris Saint-Germain's second leg against Real Madrid . Coutinho would be happy to link up with Neymar at the Camp Nou in the future, echoing the recent sentiments of Ivan Rakitic .
In Milwaukee, Khris Middleton led all scorers with 30 points and Giannis Antetokounmpo chipped in 28 points, 10 rebounds and a superb block of Emmanuel Mudiay's lay-up in the third quarter as the Bucks beat the New York Knicks 120-112. The Nets are 1-14 in those games and Sunday was their fifth loss by at least 20 points. "It's a situation I can't really think about because it didn't happen".
DeMar DeRozan and Damian Lillard have been named the NBA Players of the Week.
The Raptors have won the last 10 meetings, though they nearly saw the streak end January 8.
After Jonas Valanciunas made two free throws to stretch Toronto's lead to three points with 5.4 seconds left, Harden missed a last-gasp three-point attempt and the Raptors' seventh-straight win was in the books.
Brooklyn's last win in the series occurred April 3, 2015.
He spent the 2017 season with the Minnesota Vikings and threw for 3,547 yards and 22 touchdowns against seven interceptions. The Denver Broncos have apparently worked out their quarterback situation ahead of the official start of free agency.
If the Broncos had that kind of quarterback play a year ago , I don't think we'd be talking about a five-win team. It feels like the quarterback dominoes will fall after Kirk Cousins makes his decision.
Ruby Riott was assisted by her team members Liv Morgan and Sarah Logan as they appear on the ringside in middle of the match. After a blockbuster pay per view in the form of Fastlane , two matches have been added to the Wrestlemania card.
The sports news website said that Sherman's release will not be the last for the team's veteran players. Sherman was still playing at a high level when an achilles injury ended his season in Seattle early.
Following Liverpool's 2-1 defeat to Manchester United , runaway leaders City are 18 points clear of the Reds with a game in hand. Roberto Firmino has revealed who his preference in terms of who Liverpool will draw in Champions League quarter-final.
Argentina's NY consulate said Monday that Carla Vallejos Blanco was one of the victims in the crash Sunday night. The other hit the water shortly after takeoff on a sightseeing flight, injuring six tourists and the pilot .
German prosecutors deemed Groening to be fit enough to go to prison as long as there was appropriate medical care. At his trial, he said he witnessed individual atrocities, but did not acknowledge participating in any crimes.
Delphi Management Inc increased its stake in Argan (AGX) by 53.09% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. In other Intel news, EVP Navin Shenoy sold 8,967 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Monday, February 26th.
His own Party of National Unity, which was the biggest political movement in the outgoing congress, finished fifth overall. The goal now: "to win", Petro wrote in a Tweet Sunday night. "Our results were very positive", Petro told his followers.
With March 20 being the National Day of Happiness, the survey aimed to find out whether or not money buys happiness or not. Columbia ranked between Madison, Wisconsin which came in eleventh and San Francisco, California which ranked thirteenth.
Aston Villa v Wolves: Home side can spring a surprise
As for the visitors on Tuesday night, Ian Halloway's QPR side have spent the majority of this campaign stuck in limbo. Former Sunderland player Michael Gray has tipped Cardiff City to beat Aston Villa and Fulham to automatic promotion .
Xi welcomes N.Korea talks
The story so far: President Donald Trump accepted North Korea's invitation for direct talks with Kim Jong Un , to be held by May. Shah offered no commitment that Trump would raise the issue with Kim of releasing three Americans now held by North Korea.
Day 6 Budget session: Lok Sabha business washed out
The second part of the budget session of Parliament began on March 5 after a month-long recess and would conclude on April 6. Several opposition parities including, the Congress and the TMC raised the similar issue in Lok Sabha as well.
TV host Aditya Narayan arrested for rash driving
Aditya has been at the centre of another controversy before, when he had misbehaved with the staff of Indigo staff few months ago. Aditya was taken to the Police Station located at Versova and is likely to be summoned for investigations on Tuesday.
West Indies to play 3 T20s in Karachi next month
Karachi will also host the PSL final on March 25, while Lahore will host two play-off games on March 20 and 21. Najam Sethi announced on Sunday that West Indies cricket board has been agreed to play T20 series in Pakistan.
Ziopharm Oncology In (ZIOP): Stock Overview
Welles Wilder, the Relative Strength Index (RSI ) is a momentum oscillator that gauges the speed and change of price movements. Raymond James Financial reaffirmed a "hold" rating on shares of ZIOPHARM Oncology in a report on Monday, December 11th.
Hillary Clinton: United States "doesn't deserve Trump"
In addition, Clinton said President Trump ran "the first reality TV campaign", and was the first "reality TV candidate". Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said United States does not deserve Donald Trump as a leader.
Roger Federer is stunned by Guillermo Canas after 41 wins
Federer returned to stadium court on Sunday afternoon and needed an hour to close out his second-round victory 6-3, 7-6 (8/6). South African seventh seed Kevin Anderson also prevailed in his second round match, 7-5 6-4 over Russian Evgeny Donskoy .