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Monthly Archives: May 2018

Paul-less Rockets lead Warriors by double digits at halftime of Game 7

The absence of point guard Chris Paul to a strained hamstring didn’t hurt the Houston Rockets in the first half of Game 7 against the Golden State Warriors on Monday night. NBA MVP favorite James Harden led all scorers with 16 points to go along with four steals, four rebounds, and four assists, as Houston took a 54-43 lead over ...

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Warriors rule out Andre Iguodala for Game 7 vs. Rockets

Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala is out for Monday’s decisive Game 7 of the NBA Western Conference finals due to a bone bruise in his left knee. Iguodala hasn’t played since Game 3 of the best-of-seven matchup with the Houston Rockets. Golden State coach Steve Kerr said the injury came down to “the individual, just how he’s feeling.” Iguodala’s ...

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Fantasy: 2018 Player Rankings (Updated)

theScore’s Justin Boone is coming off his fifth top-10 finish in FantasyPros’ Most Accurate Expert Competition. Scroll down to see his 2018 rankings for both standard and PPR leagues. StandardQB | RB | <a data-in-app-uri="th… NFL | theScore

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Reinvigorated Ovechkin no 'one-trick pony' entering 1st Stanley Cup Final

Following another crushing Washington Capitals’ post-season setback last spring, head coach Barry Trotz got on a plane and headed to Russia for a meeting of the minds with his best player. Trotz and Alex Ovechkin sat down and talked about growing the sniper’s game, similar to how other high-level veterans on the wrong side of 30 have altered their approach ...

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Report: Wiggins not playing for Canada because of rift with Triano

It’s the third-straight summer Minnesota Timberwolves small forward Andrew Wiggins won’t be playing for the Canadian National Team. One of the reasons for his absence is reportedly a “strained relationship” between Wiggins and Canadian head coach Jay Triano, according to <a href="https://www.tsn.ca/w… NBA | theScore

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Canada announces training camp invitees ahead of basketball World Cup qualifying

Canada has invited eight NBA players to its training camp ahead of its upcoming regional FIBA Basketball World Cup qualifying games. A pair of veteran centres — Tristan Thompson of the Cleveland Cavaliers and Kelly Olynyk of the Miami Heat — highlight a list that includes Indian Pacers guard Cory Joseph and Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray. Orlando centre Khem ...

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Casting the inevitable Golden Knights movie

The Vegas Golden Knights’ run to the Stanley Cup Final feels like a ready-made sports movie — clichés and all. A scrappy group of literal outcasts defying the odds, sticking it to the establishment and rallying after a tragedy to reach improbable heights? The script practically writes itself. So, might as well cast it and start production, right? The Golden Misfits — ...

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