TORONTO (AP) - For the first time in nearly 17 years, the Toronto Raptors are off to a winning start in a playoff series. But even with home court advantage over the No. 8 Washington Wizards, the Raptors on Saturday evening will look to make history of sorts.
The Raptors had held the unfortunate league record for consecutive Game 1 losses - 10 - and had dropped all but one of the 13 previous playoff openers, beating Philadelphia in the second round in 2001.
The top-seeded Toronto Raptors will face off against the Washington Wizards in the first-round of the NBA Playoffs.
These two clubs have split their four meetings during the regular season, with each team winning once on the opponent's floor. Kyle Lowry, who was battling a virus and coughed throughout the post-game press conference, finished with 11 points and nine assists for the Raptors.
"We haven't played with John against them", said Wizards guard Tomas Satoransky.
Syrian MP Rules Out Possibility of US Attack Mattis said the United States had conclusive evidence that chlorine gas had been used in the April 7 attack. US President Donald Trump called the operation a success on Twitter and proclaimed: "Mission accomplished".
Syria chemical attack was fabricated: Russian Federation The government, however, said evacuations from Douma were ongoing and no Syrian government forces had entered the town. Syria and its ally, Russia, deny any such attack, which activists say killed more than 43 people last weekend.
"We've been here before", Beal said. "There's no excuse for us not to go out there and get the job done". VanVleet was injured in Wednesday's regular season finale. "It's always fun and it gets very interesting this time of the year".
"We are looking forward to the matchup with Toronto", Smith said. We don't match up well with them.
The Wizards swept the Raptors in four straight games in the playoffs in 2015. "To have the opportunity against a great team in the Wizards, it should be fun".
The Raptors came into the day 0-9 in the opening game of the National Basketball Association playoffs. "Just not going to go today".
"It was definitely a challenge", Brooks said of the early foul trouble.
India had won silver medals in the previous two editions, ending runners-up to Australia on both occasions. However, luck was not on side of either Amit or Manish, both of whom went down in split verdicts.
Corbyn continued: " Theresa May should have sought parliamentary approval, not trailed after Donald Trump". The Syrian government said it would facilitate the mission's investigation, which is to start on Saturday.
Out of an abundance of caution, more than 206-million eggs produced from a farm in Hyde County are being recalled . Among the brands, stores and restaurants listed in the recall, were Great Value, Food Lion and Waffle House.
Saina took off to a fascinating start the Carrara Sports Arena showing sparks of her spirit that had led her to victory in 2010. Their match will be followed by Kidambi Srikanth taking on Malaysian great Lee Chong Wei in the men's singles final.
After short birdie putts at the first and fifth he drained a 17-footer for birdie at the par-3 seventh.to join Kim on 133. Brandt Snedeker and Luke List each fired 64s to finish the day two strokes back of the leader.
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Comey continued to serve as Federal Bureau of Investigation director under Trump until he was abruptly fired in May 2016. Former FBI Director James Comey believed Hillary Clinton would defeat Donald Trump in the 2016 election.
The US attack on a military base in Homs, western Syria injured 3 civilians, Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) earlier reported. The organization has previously determined that chemical weapons have been used in Syria.
The government's capture of Douma, the last town held by the rebels in eastern Ghouta, marked a major victory for Assad. Macron, the French president, said he had "proof" that the Assad government mounted the chemical weapons attack.
As of Friday , there were 91 acts listed as planned streams on YouTube's Coachella page. The live stream will feature sets by Highly Suspect, Portugal. the Man , St.
Attention Gmail users: your emails might 'self-destruct' soon
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US, UK and France Launch Military Strikes on Syria
Donald Trump on Saturday declared "mission accomplished" for a US-led allied missile attack on Syria's chemical weapons program . US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis called the strikes a "one-time shot" with no additional military action planned for now.
Kawhi Leonard Officially Out for Game 1
As it stands Lakers and Warriors have so far played nine matches each with the former having seven wins while Warriors have six. The Spurs noted in a tweet: " Kawhi Leonard [return from injury management] is out for tomorrow's Spurs-Warriors game". ".
Neymar 'about a month' away from comeback after operation
The last round of games in the Ligue 1 season are scheduled for May 19, but Neymar faces a race against time to play any part. Having won the league in three successive seasons, Les Parisiens were previous year dethroned by Leonardo Jardim's team.
Commonwealth Games: 'Ronaldo' spotted on bowling green
Finishing with Silver medals were Pooja Dhanda (57kg) and Mausam Khatri (97kg), while Divya Kakran (68kg) settled for a Bronze. Amit Panghal: Another boxer Amit had to settle for silver after losing 3-1 to England's Gafal Yafai in the 46-49kg category .
Items found belonged to missing California family
On March 26, she called a Clark County emergency dispatcher to report that she had not heard back from her friend in two days. An specialized group of mishap investigators is trying to discover this out with help from the FBI, Carpenter stated.
World Leaders Respond To The Coordinated Strike In Syria
SANA also reprinted the response to the attacks from the Chinese Communist regime, which condemned the attacks in milder terms. But the very narrow and limited nature of the strikes served to weaken deterrence of future Syrian chemical weapons use.
USA calls for United Nations emergency meeting on Syria
TASS news agency quoted him as saying he believed common sense would prevail. "Either way, the United States will respond". Aid groups blamed the Syrian government of Bashar al-Assad for the attack, which reportedly killed at least 40 people.
Don't blame academics like me for Facebook's privacy crisis
Yesterday Facebook shares dipped, but are still up three percent overall since Zuckerberg began his testimony on Capitol Hill. They find themselves in the odd position of being on the same side as lawmakers who want to regulate Facebook .