Last night the Houston Rockets and San Antonio Spurs played Game 5 of their second-round series. Manu Ginobili switched with Jonathon Simmons to defend James Harden at the three point line.
If Leonard is still hobbled for Game 6 it will be another blow to a team already without Tony Parker, after the veteran suffered a season-ending quadriceps injury in Game 2.
The other factor that swung the game San Antonio's way was the turnovers.
The main concern for the Spurs, however, is the extent of Leonard's injury.
Harden also played solid defense, helping hold Leonard and LaMarcus Aldridge to 15-for-42 shooting as he rotated assignments in Houston's smaller lineup. But he insisted that he's fine and will be ready to go on Thursday. "Going to take as much time as possible, see what he feels like, see what I see and make a decision".
Game 1 between the Spurs and Warriors will be on Mother's Day, Sunday, May 14 at 3:30 p.m. ET.
So far in the series against the Rockets, Leonard is averaging 23.8 points, 9.8 rebounds and 5.8 assists per game, while playing almost 36 minutes per night. They can't expect Pau Gasol to revert back to peak Pau.
Houston rallied to tie the game at 35 on a Clint Capela layup at the 9:23 mark of the second quarter and the game seesawed back and forth through the rest of the period before the Rockets claimed a 60-58 edge at halftime.
Game 5 was a good one, a one-possession contest for most of the fourth quarter and overtime, despite both teams struggling mightily to score during crunch time. O yeah and let's not forget that the Spurs closed out game five without Kawhi Leonard. They led by as much as 22 points and finished the half leading 61-42. Stating the obvious, Ginobili told reporters after the game he didn't want to think about losing Leonard "because Kawhi became our go-to guy, our three guy, three defender, rebounder". Ginobili snuck behind Harden and blocked the last shot of the game saving the Spurs from another overtime and winning the game.
Two-time champion Fernando Alonso said he will be open to offers from rival teams if McLaren continue to struggle next season. Alonso has already chose to try his luck at the Indianapolis 500 instead of the Monaco GP this month.
A January report from the US intelligence community concluded that Russian Federation did indeed meddle in the election, but Mr. CNN reported Tuesday that grand jury subpoenas have been issued to associates of Flynn by the U.S.
Trump said he changed his mind after Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called him. But some Mexican officials say they now believe Trump's strong stand on trade is akin to a player bluffing in a poker game.
The hosts finally woke up, with Kamil Glik clearing Higuain's lob, and Danijel Subasic saving well from fellow Croatian Mandzukic. We can't take anything for granted because at this level you only need to make one mistake and you've let in a goal.
The WHO, saying that the virus is "here to stay", urged everyone to keep fighting the battle against the disease. Officials recorded 95% fewer cases between January and April than during the same period past year .
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Siddiqui also claimed to have incriminating evidence against Mayawati and threatened to release them in the coming days. When I explained that the Congress-SP alliance led to a split in votes, she disagreed.
Presidents' Trophy winners the Capitals, who have a knack for wilting in the postseason, find themselves in a 2-0 series hole. Against this team, you might be 0-0 through 58 minutes or into overtime and you've just got to be patient.
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But Yates declined to answer the same question, saying that her answer would require her to reveal classified information. Another member of the Senate committee told CNN that possible collusion "is what we are investigating".
Mourinho can now look ahead to Manchester United playing Ajax in the final, after the Dutch side edged out Lyon 5-4 on aggregate. United advanced 2-1 on aggregate, with Marcus Rashford's victor in the first leg last week ultimately proving the difference.
Among the players is Washington freshman guard Markelle Fultz , who may just conduct interviews and medical tests. While Fox was considered a sure-fire lottery pick, strong play to end the season saw him shoot up draft boards.
Kalispell Regional Medical Center tells MTN News that Madeline Connelly, 25, was brought to the hospital and has been released. Authorities in Flathead County are searching for a missing Arizona woman in an area where grizzly bears are known to inhabit.
The family has requested that the river rapids ride remain closed until the inquiry has concluded and the full facts established. The theme park has remained closed since the mid-afternoon tragedy for health and safety investigations.
Following the demonstration, AAP will present the evidence to the Election Commission to further investigate the matter. From all India Trinamool Congress's perspective, Mukul Roy demanded reintroduction of paper ballot system.
Rami Abdel Rahman, head of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights , said: "The blast was huge and could be heard in Damascus". Russian Federation and Israel were in constant contact about the situation in Syria through various channels, said Peskov.
Now the hunt is on to cast the remaining teenagers, which includes Moonstar, Sunspot, Mirage, Warlock, and Cannonball. Taylor-Joy, meanwhile, was very optimistic about taking on the Magik role in conversation with CS earlier this year.
One grand prize victor will receive $500,000 and a trip to the Oreo Wonder Vault , where the brand concocts its cookie flavors. New Firework Oreos are out there in some stores, embedded with a Pop Rocks-like candy that crackles and pops in your mouth.
Raeysha Surendran had an eagle-two on the par-4 11th hole and posted a 78 to share 61st place with teammate Holmslykke. No. 9 Texas Tech holds third place at 296 (+8), and No.1 UCLA and No. 7 BYU are tied for fourth place at 297 (+9).