Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant drives around Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard during the second half of a game in Toronto, on November 29, 2018. Two-time NBA MVP Stephen Curry was sidelined for an 11th consecutive game because of a lingering groin issue.
The first of two meetings between the National Basketball Association heavyweights didn't disappoint in the slightest, with the Warriors and Raptors exchanging blows and showcasing deep rosters and top-flight talent for 48-minutes plus overtime as the Raptors took a thriller 131-128. We already know that right now the Raptors have a legit shot at making the Finals.
NBA superstar Stephen Curry has jumped into action after a nine-year-old girl pointed out in a heartbreaking letter that Under Armour did not make his "Curry 5" basketball shoes in girl's sizes.
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Verratti's challenge on Gomez came midway through the first half, but PSG survived that and went on to double their lead thanks to a clearly wound up Neymar .
She talked to Teen Vogue about why she wrote the letter, and said that it wasn't just about her getting to wear the sneakers - she wanted all girls to have the same chance that boys do. The Warriors kicked off a five-game road trip, which matches their longest of their season. Toronto Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock sat courtside. The Spurs lost that game and Leonard for the series, and were eventually swept, causing many to wonder what might have been.
While Golden State is an extremely hard team to maintain a big lead against, it is becoming a concerning trend for Toronto to let teams back in, as Detroit, Orlando and Miami have all chipped away at big deficits to make things interesting down the stretch.
Toronto scored an opponent-high 38 first quarter points. As evidenced by their record when leading after one, the Raptors' starting unit has a big hand in dictating the direction in which games will go.
Storm Diana brings wind and rain to the UK
Gusts of up to 60mph (97 km/h) were recorded along Irish Sea coast on Tuesday, with stronger winds expected on Wednesday. It is the second warning to have been issued by the Met Office in the past two days due to " Storm Diana ".
Leonard went into the game a flawless 6-for-6 in the regular season and playoffs against Golden State since the 2014-15 season, averaging 20.1 points, 6.9 rebounds, 2.4 assists and 2.1 steals per game. "But plan to be in Oakland that night!" That included a cold-blooded 32-foot three-point dagger to close the quarter that flipped a comfy Raps lead into an uneasy eight-point one. Additionally, it's just the second time in his career he's tallied at least 50 points and 10 rebounds.
Klay Thompson added 23 points and has now scored 20-or-more points in 13 of the last 14 contests. Lowry got a steal on the next Golden State possession.
S. Korea to buy more Israeli-made early warning radars
The bid was approved by UNESCO's committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage at a meeting in Mauritius. The two Koreas, which fought a war from 1950 to 1953 that ended in a ceasefire, technically remain in a state of war.