Jrue Holiday added 21 points, outplaying both Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum, and had a big blocked shot in the closing seconds as New Orleans held on after Portland erased nearly all of a 19-point deficit. In New Orleans' current four-game win streak with a playoff berth on the line, Davis has scored no fewer than 28 points in any of the games and has had double digit rebounds totals in all but one.
Davis and Mirotic scored 22 and 21 points, respectively, and each finished with 15 rebounds for the Pelicans (48-34). "We were able to get out to a lead and sustain it". But two months later the Pelicans beat the Blazers 123-116 in Portland without Davis.
"In transition, with Rondo leading us, and A.D. running the floor, and we got E'Twaun on the wing and Niko shooting 3s I feel like we've got a pretty good chance", Holiday said.
That's what separates Holiday from some of the other great guards around the league: he's capable of winning games by making spectacular plays on either side of the ball.
The Pelicans halted Portland's furious fourth-quarter comeback to take a 1-0 lead in the First Round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs with a 97-95 win in front of 19,882 (sellout) at Moda Center.
"It means a lot, especially for the organization and everything we have been though in the last couple of weeks with (recently deceased owner) Mr. (Tom) Benson", Davis said.
"I think that is all psycho-babble", he said.
Walmart Boy Hits Coachella
The little kid created such a viral buzz that people from all over the world are now yodeling at their local stores just like him. Its been about a month since Mason Ramsey , aka " yodeling boy ", blew up off of a video of him in Wal-Mart that went viral.
"I thought we started out flying around", Gentry said.
Tony Parker (11), Kyle Anderson (10) and Bryn Forbes (10) rounded out the Silver and Black's double-figure scoring. The Warriors on three of their four meetings during hte regular season.
The Trail Blazers are the better team, have been the better team since the second half of the season and have arguably the best backcourt combination in the National Basketball Association.
New Orleans led only 27-26 after one quarter but finished the second quarter with a 19-4 run to go up 61-43 at the break.
The San Antonio Spurs and host New Orleans Pelicans have both clinched a playoff berth, but will be vying for seeding in tonight's game.
The postseason victory is the first for the Pelicans franchise since April 24, 2011, when Chris Paul led the New Orleans Hornets past the L.A. Lakers. "We are not playing with any caution or anything like that". Instead the Spurs are the 7th seed and will take on defending NBA Champion Golden State in their first round best of seven series.
The wild, wild west is giving writers around the country headaches as they try to make sense of incredibly competitive NBA Playoff matchups.
The one-off missile strike in April 2017 targeted the airfield from which the Syrian aircraft had launched their gas attack. The U.S. military has responded at times to Assad's use of chemical weapons but at other times hasn't responded at all.
Some 700,000 Rohingya have fled across the border to escape a brutal military campaign that began last August. There is no way to call it repatriation ... under no criteria it's repatriation ... its nothing but a hoax".
The guidelines recommend women over 21 drink no more than one drink per day, but this rises to two drinks for men. It concluded that alcohol consumption limits should be lower than most official guidelines around the world.
Asked which he would prefer, the PFA gong or the European Cup, Salah told reporters: "I have no doubt. the Champions League ". Now we still have four games and they (Tottenham) have five or six games so I have to think about my games and we see.
Cameroon's remaining two weightlifters, along with the country's basketball team, were already heading home, the team added. The three weightlifters and two boxers were last seen at different times on Monday and Tuesday, he said.
Defensively, the Los Angeles Kings are allowing 2.5 goals per game and are killing 85 percent of their opponents power plays. Shortly after the Kings goal, the Knights went back to work on the offensive end.
The judge instructed jurors that Cosby is not on trial for the conduct alleged by Thomas, Lasha or any other accuser . She said that's where she started to get cramps, and that's when Cosby produced a little blue pill.
In a comforting tweet , the Dark Souls team affirmed that "this time will ultimately be used to improve your journey to Lordran". Bandai Namco says that the game will allow up to six players to join online to help, or hurt, each other throughout their quest.
It follows an internal investigation into an allegation of personal misconduct against Sorrell, which WPP said has concluded. He previously worked at Saatchi & Saatchi, and was knighted in the Queen's New Year honours list in 2000.
The Telegram app is exceptionally popular in Russian Federation , used not only by everyday people but also government agencies. The company said the way the service was built meant it has no access to customers' encryption keys.
Sixers Lose To Heat As Joel Embiid Expresses Frustration
Don't expect them to let up, especially going back to their home court for the next two games on Thursday and Saturday. He's the 76ers' career leader in points, field goals, field goals attempted, games and minutes played. "He was class.
'Coast to Coast AM' Radio Host Art Bell Dies at 72
ET, according to Premiere Networks, a subsidiary of iHeartMedia, the leading audio company in the United States. He announced what would be his final retirement on December 11, 2015, citing security concerns at his home.
Wizards learn they can't focus on Raptors' star guards
Brooks tried to silence the run by calling a timeout, but by this time , the Raptors' second unit had wrested control of the game. We have to be able to close out on point, close out on the catch, know who has the ball and which way to close out on them".
Chris Johnson's Forecast | An active weather weekend ahead
WIND ADVISORY for Saturday as winds could gust as high as 45 miles per hour with gusts up to 50 miles per hour along lakefront. Temperatures will struggle to recover much from that plummet on Sunday as highs for most will likely be mired in the 40s.
Driver in Hart family cliff crash was drunk
The 31-metre drop killed the women, both 39, and their children Markis Hart , 19; Jeremiah Hart , 14; and Abigail Hart , 14. Authorities searching for a family whose SUV plunged into a Northern California river have found the body of a child.