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Clippers vs. Warriors – Game Summary – April 15, 2019

[ad_1] Clippers coach Doc Rivers ended his press conference by telling an unprompted story about how he was walking around San Francisco, reached into his pocket to grab his phone and accidentally dropped $2,000 on the ground. He didn't know he had dropped the money and started walked away, but then someone came up to him and told him, "That's your money." Said Rivers: "I don’t know a lot of
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Ex-UMass D Makar scores in NHL debut with Avs

[ad_1] 11:27 PM ETChris PetersESPN NHL CloseChris Peters is ESPN's NHL draft and prospects analyst. The Chicago native previously covered the NHL for CBSSports.com and founded the popular independent blog UnitedStatesofHockey.com where he covered the game at all levels since 2010.Cale Makar became just the fifth rookie in the NHL's expansion era (1967-68) to score a goal in his NHL debut during the Stanley Cup Playoffs.The 20-year-old defenseman gave the
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Cousins exits with hurt quad; MRI set for Tues.

[ad_1] OAKLAND, Calif. -- Warriors center DeMarcus Cousins left Game 2 of Golden State's first-round playoff series against the LA Clippers with an injury to his left quad.He will undergo an MRI on the quad Tuesday, a league source told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.The injury occurred with 8:30 left in the first quarter Monday night, after Cousins knocked away a pass from Clippers forward Danilo Gallinari. As he tried to chase
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Hurricanes rout Caps 5-0 in 1st home playoff game since ’09

[ad_1] RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes waited 10 long years to finally bring the playoffs back to town. They almost seemed determined to cram a decade’s worth of goals and hits into one game. Rookie forward Warren Foegele had two goals and an assist, Dougie Hamilton also scored twice and the Hurricanes routed the Washington Capitals 5-0 on Monday night in their first home playoff game since 2009.
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76ers tie record for playoff quarter with 51 points

[ad_1] PHILADELPHIA -- It might have taken a game and a half, but the Philadelphia 76ers finally arrived at their first-round series against the Brooklyn Nets with a historic third quarter in Monday night's 145-123 win.Leading by just one at the half after dropping Saturday's Game 1 at home to fall behind in the series, the Sixers outscored the Nets 51-23 in the third quarter with a dazzling display of
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Hurricanes blank Caps 5-0 in 1st home playoff game since ’09

[ad_1] RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Rookie forward Warren Foegele had two goals and an assist, Petr Mrazek earned his fourth career postseason shutout and the Carolina Hurricanes won their first home playoff game in a decade, routing the Washington Capitals 5-0 on Monday night. Dougie Hamilton also scored two goals, Brock McGinn had a late goal and an assist and Jaccob Slavin had two assists as the rapid-fire Hurricanes outshot
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Matthews leads Maple Leafs past Bruins 3-2 for 2-1 lead

[ad_1] TORONTO (AP) — Auston Matthews scored his first goal of the playoffs and set up another as the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Boston Bruins 3-2 on Monday night to take a 2-1 lead in their best-of-seven Eastern Conference quarterfinal. Andreas Johnsson, also with a goal and an assist, and Trevor Moore provided the rest of the offense for Toronto. Frederik Andersen made 34 saves. David Krejci and Charlie
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how the Dutch defender became Liverpool’s leader

[ad_1] In his teens, Virgil van Dijk worked part time washing dishes in a small-town restaurant. Nobody at Willem II, his mid-table Dutch club, saw much future in him. He was a well-liked but occasionally difficult kid -- "a real little rat," according to his youth coach, Robby Hendriks. Willem II wasn't even planning to offer him a professional contract.Fast-forward to 2019, and this spring, Van Dijk, 27, is expected