NBA: Warriors hold off Rockets despite Harden triple-double

first_imgPREVIOUS RESULTSWarriors win 6th straight, rout RocketsHarden’s triple-double leads Rockets over Warriors in 2OTADVERTISEMENT Palace: Crisis over ABC-CBN franchise unlikely View comments ‘Bad Boys for Life’ debuts so good with box office top spot LATEST STORIES Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks PLAY LIST 01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite ‘It’s not my shame’: Why Filipino women are calling out sexual misconduct on social media MOST READ ‘1917’ takes top honor at the Producers Guild Awards Duterte promises to look for funds to establish rail transport in Cebu Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Wildlife rescuers asked to turn over animals to DENR Curry drained a three-pointer with 1:46 remaining as the Warriors stretched their lead back to double digits after seeing it dwindle.Draymond Green scored 19 points, pulled down nine rebounds and came up with three steals in a characteristically energetic performance for the Warriors, clamping down defensively as the Rockets sought to close the gap down the stretch.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSBreak new groundSPORTSMcGregor blasts Cerrone in 40 seconds in UFC returnKlay Thompson added 25 points for the Warriors, who improved to 60-14 and will host the 41-23 Rockets — third in the West behind Golden State and San Antonio — on Friday.Harden finished with 24 points, 11 rebounds and 13 assists. But he connected on just five of 20 shots from the field and was one-of-nine from three-point range. He also coughed up six turnovers. Marcos monument beside Aquino’s stirs Tarlac town Houston Rockets’ James Harden (13) drives around Golden State Warriors’ Klay Thomspon (11) in the second half of an NBA basketball game in Houston, Tuesday, March 28, 2017. AP PhotoLOS ANGELES—Stephen Curry scored 32 points as the Golden State Warriors withstood Houston star James Harden’s 20th triple-double of the season in a 113-106 NBA victory over the Rockets on Tuesday.The league-leading Warriors stretched their winning streak to eight games, thwarting the Rockets’ comeback bid and sending fans in Houston home unhappy.ADVERTISEMENT Lady Spikers battle Tigresses in crucial volleyball showdown Taal Volcano evacuees warned against going home Prince Harry: ‘No other option’ but to cut royal tieslast_img read more

Verratti’s agent reveals where Chelsea and Man United target will play next year

first_img1 Marco Verratti: The 24-year-old Italian is highly regarded across Europe Marco Verratti will NOT be leaving Paris Saint-Germain this summer, according to the Chelsea and Manchester United target’s agent.The talented midfielder has been heavily linked with a summer move away from the French champions, with the Premier League duo reportedly among those interested, along with Serie A giants Juventus and Inter Milan.He has made 32 appearances for Unai Emery’s side this term, assisting six and scoring two in all competitions.Verratti’s agent, Donato Di Campli, has revealed how his client will be in no rush to leave Parc des Princes.“Marco Verratti will continue at PSG,” Di Campli told Italian news agency Nansa.“He has a contract until 2021. He will stay in France. There is no doubt because he is a respectful person with contracts.“Afterwards, if PSG ask us to leave, we will leave. It’s [too] soon to speak about a return to Italy.”last_img read more

Hazard, Jovic, Garay? Who makes talkSPORT’s Europa League Team of the Tournament?

first_img GETTY LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS ADVICE 5 There is a lot more at stake for the Gunners, however, as a win would ensure they play in next season’s Champions League.Chelsea have already secured their destiny following their third place finish in the Premier League.But ahead of the Europa League final, talkSPORT.com has given its verdict on the Team of the Tournament. Son ban confirmed as Tottenham fail with appeal to overturn red card Loftus-Cheek has been Chelsea’s star in the Europa League this season no dice REVEALED GOALKEEPERChelsea no.1 KEPA ARRIZABALAGA has had an impressive debut season and was instrumental in the Blues’ run to the final.Not only was he the hero in the semi-final penalty shoot-out win against Eintracht Frankfurt, but he has saved Chelsea’s blushes on many occasions throughout their European campaign. The Englishman has arguably been the Blues’ best performer in the Europa League this term, chipping in with four crucial goals to send his side to the final.Valencia midfielder DANIEL PAREJO has also been the main orchestrator in the Valencia line-up, puling the strings at the heart of the midfield to keep play ticking over for his side.FORWARDSThere has been so many outstanding forwards in the Europa League that is it is extremely difficult to fit them all in.Sevilla forward WISSAM BEN YEDDER has been on stellar form in Europe, notching up eight goals throughout the campaign to help his side to the quarter-finals.Arsenal striker PIERRE-EMERICK AUBAMEYANG – also on eight goals – has often been played on the left throughout the tournament and he was outstanding in their last match against Valencia, almost single-handedly sending the Gunners to Baku with a hat-trick. Premier League Team of the Season so far, including Liverpool and Leicester stars gameday cracker 5 LUKA JOVIC has been incredible for Eintracht Frankfurt this term and he looks to be off to Real Madrid for his stellar displays.Along with OLIVIER GIROUD, who completes the line-up, they are the top scoring players in the Europa League this season with 10 goals.The Frenchman has been a handful for opposition defences in Europe throughout the campaign, scoring some stunning goals in the process.Have a look at the line-up in full below… 5 Ronaldo warned Lukaku how hard scoring goals in Serie A would be before Inter move shining Jovic has been tremendous for Frankurt this term LATEST The Europa League hasn’t failed to excite this season.For the first time since the UEFA Cup became the Europa League in the 2009/10 season, the final will be contested by two clubs from England, with Arsenal and Chelsea set to battle it out in Baku to earn some silverware after a gruelling season – live on talkSPORT. Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ deals He put in a series of good blocks and last ditch challenges to keep the Blues at bay and he has been doing this all campaign for his side.Valencia defender EZEQUIEL GARAY has been imperious in defence for his side this tournament.Although his club began the season in the Champions League he has been crucial for them on their run to the semi-finals, although he was ultimately unable to prevent Arsenal’s lethal strike force in the last round.MIDFIELDERSFrankfurt’s SEBASTIAN RODE worked tirelessly to keep Chelsea at bay in the last four and he was desperately unlucky his efforts were not rewarded.He has been solid as rock throughout the campaign for his club in both attack and defence and looks a real dime in the midfield.Chelsea playmaker RUBEN LOFTUS-CHEEK will be heartbroken he is not playing in the final following the Achilles tendon injury he picked up in a post-season friendly in Boston. Getty Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won Man United transfer news live: Haaland ‘wants a change’, two players off in January 🚫 Kepa Arrizabalaga this season 🙌#UELfinal | @ChelseaFC pic.twitter.com/mn6Owth2GK— UEFA Europa League (@EuropaLeague) May 20, 2019DEFENDERSChelsea defender ANDREAS CHRISTENSEN has had a very solid campaign in the Europa League.The Dane has played nearly every minute of the Blues’ run to the final and has helped Chelsea keep seven clean sheets, the most in the competition.Eintracht Frankfurt centre-back MARTIN HINTEREGGER has been mightily impressive for the German side this campaign, particularly against Chelsea in the semi. Green reveals how he confronted Sarri after Chelsea’s 6-0 defeat at Man City Most of Andreas Christensen’s playing time has come through cup games this season Getty Images 5 huge blow 5 REPLY Sarri and Emery’s sides will battle it out in Baku Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury tense Berahino hits back at b******t Johnson criticism – ‘I was in a dark place at Stoke’ The Europa League final between Chelsea and Arsenal will be live on talkSPORT at 20:00 on 29 Maylast_img read more