One question to consider when building a lineup for Friday: do you load up on players from teams expected to win in dominant fashion?
Stephen Curry scored 24 points in the Warriors' 10th consecutive victory.
"It was a great win for us against the really active team", Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said after the Spurs (13-3) extended three winning streaks with the hard-fought victory. And the Celtics lost 109-103 at TD Garden. It wasn't a ideal performance, but those peripheral contributions - including some very promising play from rookie Davis Bertans - hint at the untapped potential this team still has. But with just 44 seconds left, Isaiah Thomas and Marcus Smart miscommunicated and found themselves guarding space in the paint instead of Patty Mills. He leads the Spurs in scoring with 25.1 points per game. But then again, Aldridge will have his hands full trying to stay with Al as well. The Nets would pull within 39-35 during the second quarter, but it was the closest they would come to challenging Indiana. They did. One problem: They didn't box out LaMarcus Aldridge, who got the offensive rebound and helped the Spurs kill the rest of the clock.
Spurs take flawless road record to Washington
"I felt like we played good, but we had some moments where we weren't consistent, " said Al Horford, who had 12 points and 10 rebounds. "They're a hard team to guard". They entered the meeting undefeated on the road, with a superstar in Kawhi Leonard who can do just about anything and a rotation overflowing with experience and skill.
The Wizards lost an early 19-point lead as they took advantage of 15 Magic turnovers in the first half. "As long as we have that mindset that we are going to defend and that we are going to be tougher, we have to do a better job of rebounding and if we had rebounded I think it would have been a bigger margin than what it was". A 119-114 win in Charlotte on Wednesday pushed the Spurs' road mark to 8-0, tying them with 2010-11 team for the best start away from home in franchise history.
If you listen, you can hear even the Boston crowd impressed with that shot. JBL cutting-edge wireless headphones and speakers are how you feel like you're there. Our goal was attack the paint and I thought we attacked the paint all night. You can't make the mistakes that we made, second-chance points, turning the ball over. "Against the really good teams we just can't have those lapses. So, we feel great to get out of here with a win".
Are the Celtics, now 9-7, making improvements in the eyes of Stevens?
"We are playing better", added Stevens. "I don't know exactly where to put [the Spurs] on the spectrum of where we ultimately need to be, but we're getting better". The Spurs enter Friday leading the National Basketball Association with a 39.7-percent mark from beyond the arc and an 84-percent showing from the charity stripe, numbers they bolstered in the win over the Hornets by going 13-of-31 from long distance and 18-of-20 on free throws.
The San Antonio bench totaled 56 points and 17 rebounds, with Patty Mills scoring 19 points and rookie Davis Bertans and veteran David Lee adding 15 points apiece - a career high for Bertans and season high for Lee, who turned back the clock and also grabbed a season-high 12 rebounds in just 17:31 of playing time.
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He must keep his emotions under check during Senior Day, and not try and force the issue and stay away from turnovers. Wisconsin is coming off a 49-20 win at Purdue last week to move to 9-2 on the season and 6-2 in the Big Ten.
A 7.0 magnitude quake off El Salvador's Pacific Coast has prompted warnings of tsunami waves from USA monitoring agencies. Residents living along the pacific coast of El Salvador have been urged to withdraw up to 1km inland, away from the shore.
Mourinho: Man United can still win Prem
That's the next stage we need to get to. "The second goal killed the game - at 1-0 you never know what can happen". When asked if it was a new start for the midfielder, Mkhitaryan added: "I hope so, let's see".
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Hamilton has come within striking distance of Rosberg in the drivers standings after winning the last three races of the season. I doubt it, I can see Nico doing enough to take that and he'll be more than happy to take second place and win the title.
Nishikori ready to face daunting Tour Finals group
The Austrian finally won it on his seventh set point with a forehand victor , prompting Djokovic to smack a ball into the crowd. What is more, Djokovic , victor of the last four ATP World Tour Finals , has been placed in the easier of the two groups.
Murray, Djokovic set up Sunday shootout at ATP finals
It must be mentioned that Djokovic, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal have taken turns holding the No. 1 slot over the past 12 years. It extended Murray's winning run to 24 matches , earned him a fifth straight title and a cheque for almost £2million.
Klopp praises Reds' performance in draw
They're a decent side with a lot to pay back, considering we've poached more than a couple of their great players. Romeu said: "We tried not to change our tactics but we knew it was not going to be easy to play offensively".
Navigating the holiday travel
Of the estimated 1.9 million Arizonans traveling over the holiday, more than 345,000 plan to fly, AAA says. With so many extra motorists on the road, the state police said they plan to have more patrol cars out.
2 dead, 4 hospitalized in Louisville shootings
Field is clear now from the Juice Bowl, but @LMPD says so many more could've been hurt since Shawnee Park was packed earlier. Police say two people are dead and four have been hospitalized in shootings at a riverfront park in Louisville.
Prannoy crashes out of Hong Kong Open
On the other hand, Sindhu achieved a contrasting victory of that of Saina's and she sailed into the second round easily . In the second round, she will face Japanese Sayaka Sato, who moved past Chinese Taipei's Chiang Mei Hui.