Cleveland's J.R. Smith slid into Thompson's left leg in the first quarter of the series opener Thursday night (Friday, PHL time).
James scored 51 points, grabbed 8 rebounds and passed off 8 assists, his scoring total the most in an NBA Finals game since 1993 and the most ever in a losing cause. However, the Cavaliers' performance has given fans hope that this series could be more competitive than originally predicted.
The NBA fined Thompson $25,000 for failing to leave the court in a timely fashion and for his interaction with Green but downgraded the foul to a flagrant 1. "I might have said that", Smith said Saturday. "It didn't from my standpoint necessarily get out of hand in that game, but I've been around this game long enough to know that even guys with best intentions, when provoked, they can easily cross a line that you don't want them to cross".
"No, I had some points before that already", a good-natured James said, chuckling. "That's on me to kind of know the flow of the game". James was yelling at Smith - with the image becoming a meme - as he continued to dribble and then appeared to say, "I thought we were up". "Not for myself or for my teammates [specifically] but just playing on his team". I've always been the one guy who is the butt of the jokes or the one guy who does something insane and everybody has got to look at or whatever the case may be. But we've got to focus on Game 2 now.
"As you try to lock in on the details as much as possible, that luck factor - good luck, bad luck - you don't have it creep in if you figure out the detail parts", Durant said.
"It's about toughness, and you've got to play hard, and I think that's what I bring to my team", he said.
"The best thing he can do is just go out there and be himself". "I told somebody right after the game that I'm glad it happened to me as opposed to anybody else on my team", he said. But the summer, you can meet anybody anywhere, so all this, 'Meet me outside, ' 'Meet me at the bus, ' I ain't gonna give up money for that.
To drive that point home, Green brought out the shorts for Game 2.
When James entered the league in 2003, he noted that it took a while for public criticism, or that from media, to reach a player.
"He's got a lot going for him already".
With 34 seconds left and the Warriors up 11 in overtime, LeBron James blocked a Steph Curry layup off the glass and the two began exchanging words.
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The U.S. government has said a team of commerce, treasury and agriculture officials were in Beijing to make preparations. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Saturday the US wants to see "structural changes" in the Chinese economy.
The methods, which look for mutations and genomic changes, were up to 89% effective in detecting late-stage lung cancers. Of them, 878 people had been newly diagnosed with a disease, and 749 people were cancer-free without any diagnosis.
Ultimately, this latest incident highlights the importance of having an alternative payment method with you at all times. Around 9pm, Visa suggested that the outage had been fixed and that its payments network ought to be back to normal.
Woody Harrelson got the honors for the next one. "Anyone could have crumbled under the pressure that was there", she said . However, I have a bone to pick when it comes to the House of Mouse and queer representation.
The idea of using harsh policies as a deterrent to illegal immigration has been part of the Republican approach for some time. When parents are arrested and taken in for processing to an adult detention facility, the children are not taken with them.
Michael Dellegrazie, the owner, said the dog was alive when the flight from Phoenix, Ariz., landed at the airport around 6:30 a.m. The pet's owners alleged that a flight attendant knew a dog was in the carrier when she told them to put it in the overhead bin.
In a clear reference to Trump, Macron added: "These solutions might bring symbolic satisfaction in the short term". France's finance minister, Bruno Le Maire, called the US tariffs "unjustified, unjustifiable and unsafe ".