The Golden State Warriors are allowing 32 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 48.4 rebounds per game. And the Golden State duo of Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant are simply too hot to handle night after night. And after Houston beat Golden State 122-121 on opening night of the season, that prompted Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni to turn that phrase back around on Green. These are the new Houston Rockets.
Houston Rockets guard Gerald Green dunks during the second half in Game 5 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series against the Utah Jazz, Tuesday, May 8, 2018, in Houston. Their least, 100. They had a 19-point road loss in Game 3 before their best game of the series, a 26-point road victory over the Pelicans in Game 4. By landing Paul, the Rockets could split that work load and let both players alternate running things.
Regardless of the defense being played, the excitement of the series will be the offense.
This season the Golden State Warriors took a slight step backwards as they were mired by minor injuries at times.
Chris Paul has finally done it. Cleveland Cavaliers will face either Boston Celtics or Philadelphia 76ers in the Eastern Conference final.The Celtics lead the 76ers 3-1 going into game five on Wednesday. "(Paul) gives (the Rockets) a new dimension they haven't had. The best player of this generation. Harden has 285 points to James' 377. "Both are ball-dominant and very effective with what they do". Paul was seen as a ideal point guard for head coach Mike D'Antoni's run-and-gun system, but how would he handle splitting ball-handling duties with Harden? During the regular season, he shot a league-high 722 3s and a league-high 727 free throws.
"Chris is a killer", Kerr said. "But we seem to be at our best when we are threatened".
The Rockets are somewhere along the lines of 33-5 when James Harden, Clint Capela, and Chris Paul all play. And he made a bunch of them against the Warriors. He finished with 41 points, 7 rebounds, 10 assists, and no turnovers.
"It was 'Camelot;' it can not get any better", current Warriors president Rick Welts and Suns president from 2002-2011 told the Mercury News this year. "He's one of the great competitors in the league". "Got to do it collectively as a team".
They won't know who won until June 25 - after the season.
The field goal percentage from 2 is also worrying and should improve. "Easier said than done".
However, according to Ben Golliver of Sports Illustrated, the Rockets are unlike any team the Warriors have faced in the playoff finals in the Steve Kerr era.
Though D'Antoni and Kerr only overlapped in Phoenix for a year before those more hard days, the two had their disagreements.
"We played (the Rockets) in the conference finals in '15, and he was Dwight (Howard's) backup", Kerr said.
The World Bank has rejected Pakistani media reports about former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif laundering $4.9 billion to India. The indictment by the country's top court has put the most powerful political family and their future in a lot of trouble.
However, the Portugal forward's ankle was trodden on by Gerard Pique in the process and he was substituted at half time. With most of the players visibly exhausted and struggling to recover on defense, both sides had chances to get the win.
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Paul McGinley and Butch Harmon evaluate the chances of an in-form Jason Day landing a second Players Championship title. You have to be on in all aspects of your game, and I would say it's right up there with the toughest to win for anyone.
The Samsung smart AI assistant is also rumoured to get an update to Bixby 2.0 - what that brings to the phone is unclear. Since the phone's key features are its screen size and stylus, expect those to be a major part of that new UX.
Ayatollah Khamenei said Iran's government faced a big test to preserve "the dignity and the grandeur of the Iranian people". Boeing in December 2016 announced a landmark agreement to sell Iran Air 80 aircraft valued at $16.6 billion.
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