Kyrie Irving had 28 points and six assists to lead the way. Oklahoma City shot 57 percent (47 for 82) from the field, including a 14-for-34 performance from 3-point range. Kyrie Irving was also key in this win, adding a steady 22 points. Ellis and George combined for 28 of the Pacers' 30 points in the third quarter. They've played the Cavs close twice this season but came up on the losing end both times. Heading into Sunday's game against the Wizards, the Cavaliers had an opportunity to ...
Having lost their first ever penalty shoot-out in a final in the Capital One Cup against City at Wembley on Sunday, the two sides took aim at each other again on Merseyside on Weddnesday evening. Manager Manuel Pellegrini blamed fatigue for the 3-0 defeat, recalling also that his squad produced a stirring performance away at Dynamo Kiev in the Champions League a week ago.
Rather than waiting for the lightweight champ, McGregor agreed to a non-title showdown with Diaz, one of the sport's most entertaining fighters and an awfully good foil for McGregor's verbal jousting. "I couldn't let her get out of that one", said Tate. McGregor agreed to fight Diaz at the welterweight limit when 155-pound lightweight champion Rafael Dos Anjos dropped out of his matchup with McGregor due to a foot injury.
McGregor (19-2) is actually the 145-pound champion and he was schedule to take on Rafael Dos Anjos for the 155-pound in this fight, but RDA pulled out a week ago with a broken foot and the UFC inserted Diaz. He fought very well. Holm seemed to be in control in Round 1 , but Tate absolutely dominated the second round by getting Holm to the mat and capitalizing on her ground weaknesses and almost choking her out.
McGregor eventually managed to push off and began throwing back, but Diaz, with his two-inch reach advantage, expertly stepped in and out of McGregor's attempts to hurt him and landed another hard jab and then a straight left hand that forced McGregor to shoot for a takedown.
However, a back injury to Kyle Edmund meant a call-up for local favorite Dan Evans, while Dominic Inglot is also recalled after missing the final in December in a bid to offer Murray some respite by potentially saving him from partnering his brother and having to play on all three days.