emfizz.com
emfizz.com June 28, 2017


Oubre suspended for Game 4 against Celtics

19 May 2017, 11:31 | Andy Ferguson

Wizards forward Kelly Oubre Jr. leaves the court after getting ejected from Game 3 on Thursday night

Wizards forward Kelly Oubre Jr. leaves the court after getting ejected from Game 3 on Thursday night

Boston Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas (4) drives against Washington Wizards center Marcin Gortat (13).

The Wizards trail 2-1 in the contentious series after dropping two road games in Boston.

It started when Kelly Oubre Jr. was on the receiving end of an offensive foul, then charged at Kelly Olynyk knocking him to the ground.

Thomas's comments run the risk of a fine from the league office.

But they seem to have a belief that they can win in Boston that they haven't had until now.

Isaiah Thomas had 19 points for Boston, but scored 17 in the first 15 minutes.

If they are going to get back to winning ways again tonight, then the Celtics must not allow the Wizards to run rampant for such extended spells as they allowed in Game 3. What you see is what you get with this current Wizards version as they simply won't have the flexibility to upgrade the roster with extensions looming for several key players. They bumped each other a couple of times before the officials decided this was no night for flyweight bouts and kicked 'em both out. That was left to the Wizards, who figuratively and effectively took him out of the game when he was on the court. He is ready for a minor league game or two before finally making his first start for the big club this season, and if he can return to form it will greatly bolster the starting five. Coming into the game, the Celtics are leading the series 2-1 and have the chance of moving to within one more win of progressing.

All the way back in January, John Wall ticked off Jae Crowder so much, Crowder had to be restrained from going after him.

Donald Trump's advisors 'contacted Russian officials at least 18 TIMES before election'
The newspaper said Comey was in the Oval Office that day with other national security officials for a terrorism threat briefing. The Flynn investigation was part of a broader probe into Russian interference in 2016's presidential election.


Three people still critical after Times Square car incident
He pleaded guilty to an infraction in 2015 and was ordered to complete a drunken-driving program and lost his license for 90 days. According to the Post , 18-year-old Alyssa Elsman was visiting New York City with her 13-year-old sister when the crash happened.


Nicola Sturgeon admits SNP is 'not perfect' after 10 years in power
This newspaper obtained correspondence between Ms Sturgeon, other SNP ministers and civil servants in the run-up to the report's publication.


"It's just been a lot of hard fouls that you're used to seeing back in the old days' playoffs", Wall said. He lead the team with 33 points in Game 1 after the injury occurred and a heroic 53 points in Game 2. "We understood what we had to do and we were locked in". "I was getting good looks, I was just missing easy shots [and] layups hitting the rim and not slowing down". Nine of those turnovers came in the third quarter alone, eight of which occurred during a 26-0 Washington run that ended the game shortly out of halftime.

Boston shot just 31-percent in the third quarter and Isaiah Thomas was held to just two points and five costly turnovers. But I didn't outright expect them to win. Oubre was impsed a single matchup suspension and the Wizards will have to make an adjust. And I'm not the one who likes hitting the ground so I think it gotta be called differently. "We've just got to do a better job of taking those leads we get and just playing smart basketball down the stretch". "So I think that has to change".

Though nothing compared to eight technical fouls and three ejections in Game 3, tensions bubbled up late after the result was no longer in doubt.

Gortat had 13 points and 16 rebounds as Washington won the battle of the boards 50-38. The Celtics didn't respond until the 4:42 mark, when Al Horford scored to snap the run.

Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps waves in the crowd during the second half in Game 3 of a second-round NBA playoff series basketball game, Thursday, May 4, 2017, in Washington.

The Celtics still have the advantage in the series with Games 5 and 7 being at home, but the team will need to turn things around before Wednesday's battle.

Boston at Washington, 5:30 p.m.

Boston Celtics guard Terry Rozier (12) is ejected during the second half in Game 3 of a second-round NBA playoff series basketball game, Thursday, May 4, 2017, in Washington.



Other News

Trending Now

Derek Jeter throws out Yankees first pitch, tosses ball to Spike Lee
And there was Bernie Williams and a whole cast of others that played a role with the Derek Jeter lovefest in NY . Some of Jeter's former teammates weren't in attendance for the ceremony, most notably Alex Rodriguez .

Trump Denies Pressuring Comey to End Flynn Probe
In the memo, which ABC News has not seen, Comey wrote that he was asked by the president to let the Flynn probe go in February. Meanwhile, at home, other investigations into Russian Federation will move forward.

Long Queues Form As Voting Gets Underway For Iran President
Iran's president is subordinate but still powerful, with considerable influence over both domestic policy and foreign affairs. Raisi has pushed his charitable credentials as head of the powerful Imam Reza foundation and vowed more support for the poor.

Platform Specialty Products Corp (PAH) Price Target Raised to $16.00
Analysts have placed a $15 price target on Platform Specialty Products Corporation, suggesting a 15.92% gain from recent close. Finally, Swiss National Bank raised its position in shares of Platform Specialty Products Corp by 23.1% in the third quarter.

Last U.S. President To Get Special Counsel
He also mentioned how the Clinton and Obama administration had committed illegal acts but no "special counsel was appointed". Mueller now must sort through all this political noise and determine, what, if anything, rises to a prosecutable offense.

Trump says, speaking for himself, there was no collusion with Russia
Director Mueller will still be in the chain of command under the Trump-appointed leadership of the Justice Department". The top members of the Senate Judiciary Committee have invited former FBI Director James Comey to testify publicly.

Syria condemns attack by US-led coalition
Russia's deputy foreign minister Gennady Gatilov added to the condemnation, calling the strike "a breach of Syrian sovereignty". A road between Iraq and Syria would facilitate the flow of assistance from Iran , which is a strong backer of Assad.

Could this Fox News host be Sean Spicer's replacement?
Officials said Spicer is expected to stay in the White House "but have less exposure", in the words of one official. Politico reported Thursday that President Donald Trump is considering "scaling back" Spicer's public-facing role.

Can Google make virtual reality less lonely?
Daydream 2 .0 includes updates in five categories - that is Audio, Graphics, Performance, User Interface, and Tracking + Input. Other people will have a chance to see what a user is viewing but for now, it's limited to local Chromecast streaming.

Kane outlines why leaving White Hart Lane won't hurt Spurs
We have to hold on to that and use it as motivation, hopefully, to lift the title next year. I am not too anxious , I don't think the players are too anxious .