Lowry had nine points and eight assists, while Marc Gasol chipped in with eight points and did a solid job containing Sixers centre Joel Embiid. The Sixers were the ones that came out on top, however, and Leonard had a lot of praise for Embiid. Watching the way Leonard controlled play in Game 1 on Saturday night - 45 points and 11 rebounds on 16-for-23 shooting - perhaps he regretted whatever role he played in the 2014 NBA Finals MVP's formative pro years.
A big basket by Embiid gave the 76ers a three-point lead, and Green - who was 1-for-6 from the three-point line on the night - missed on a three-point attempt with about five seconds to play and it was game over. "I was breaking down how we were going to guard him - how you try to limit someone like Ben Simmons", Dudley said. But if the Raptors want to even this series with Philadelphia, they're going to need Lowry to play far better in his hometown in Game 4 on Sunday than he did in Thursday's dud. Not only did they take a 2-1 lead over Toronto, but with a 21 point margin of victory in Game 3, the Sixers put out a statement to the rest of the league.
Coach Brett Brown agrees with that sentiment with a resounding: "Yes".
Kawhi Leonard let out a deep sigh and rubbed his eyes before facing the press after the Toronto Raptors embarrassed themselves in Game 3.
There's much more for the 76ers to be fretting over than just Leonard.
Hockey player PK Subban and skier Lindsey Vonn sat together in courtside seats opposite the Toronto bench.
"We had to go out and blitz him". But after that? You could argue that four of Philly's five starters are better than Toronto's second-best player, Pascal Siakam, and that is showing more than ever. Meanwhile, Pascal Siakim managed to score 20 points for the Raptors. "When I have fun, my game just changes. I think that it's a launching pad", Brown said pre-game. "I keep saying when Kawhi and Kyle are playing as hard as they can play, everybody that steps on the floor probably is willing to play hard, too". Lowry, who finished with seven points on 2-for-10 shooting and was a game-worst minus-28 in 38 minutes, declared that the Raptors have to help Leonard out - him especially.
"That's normally the case from the team that goes down 0-1 or loses the last game", Nurse said pre-game.
It was moments like this why the 76ers endured the painful Process - the years of tanking seasons for high draft picks, like in 2014 when they drafted Embiid with the No. 3 overall pick.
The conventional wisdom, through the series' first three games, has been very wrong. It's the kind of roster management that could have blown up in Nurse's face - and still could - but in Game 1 against the 76ers, Ibaka had some big blocks in the second half and the coach left him out there to close the game.
Embiid struck a chord when he buried a 3 in the third that stretched Philadelphia's lead to 12.
"I mean, for me it goes straight to the blocks", Brown said when asked what stood out about Embiid's night. Embiid buried a three and followed with a sweet spin move on Gasol the next time down that got the Sixers rolling. Embiid scored 18 points in the half and pushed the Sixers to a 64-53 lead at the break.
Ultimately, there's not much for us to know until the next episode arrives, but we'll give it to this fan - the theory is solid. See, some fans said that the Night King , while not obvious, is there in the final glimpse of the White Walker generals.
It wasn't clear why the strap was attached to the mammal or whether it was part of any Russian military activity in the region. Also raising a red flag - the fact that Russian Federation has a naval base in the area where the whale was found.
His relationship soured further after a New York Times story published last September claiming he had discussed ousting Mr Trump. He repeatedly attacked Sessions, Rosenstein and Mueller as running an "illegal witch hunt", demanding it be shut down.
In January 2018, Apple had said it planned to invest $10 billion in the next five years on establishing data centres in the US. In December previous year , the iPhone-maker said it would spend $4.5 billion of that amount through 2019, the report added.
Mr Barr released Mr Mueller's report on April 18 , with some parts blacked out to protect sensitive information. But now Barr has emerged as arguably the most divisive figure in Donald Trump's administration.
Some of the affected accounts remained available on Thursday morning for some time after Facebook's official announcement. In Jones's case, he hosted McInnes on his show late last year and promoted him on Instagram earlier this year.
Cullen, however, acknowledged that the number of people uncertain about their vaccination status could be very high. That also includes people who have weakened immune systems due to chemotherapy, cancer or an organ transplant.
Also, just because it doesn't plan to announce new console skus at the event doesn't mean new offerings aren't in the works. For the upcoming fiscal year, ending March 31, 2020, Nintendo has forecast Switch sales of 18 million units.
Now, with quarterly sales growth of less than 20% for the first time since 2015, shareholders are seeking greater profit. The advertising part of the business grew almost 100 percent in the fourth quarter on revenue of $3.4 billion.
Apple has announced more storming results for its wearables segment, with a record-breaking quarter for the Apple Watch . Apple's first quarter earnings from 2019 show a mix of highs and lows, among them the much-discussed iPhone revenue .
Intertextuality has never been more obvious than in Avengers: Endgame , which leans heavily on MCU nostalgia and symmetry. The character only had a small part in Infinity War after he was killed by Thanos at the beginning of the movie.
Anyway! There were many other highlights from the show hosted by Kelly Clarkson; a complete list of nominees and winners is below. Until awards season (AKA my favorite season) starts again, these magical red carpet moments are what sustain me.
The economy expanded at a 3.2 per cent annualized pace from January to March , boosted by exports and inventories growth. Following weak leads from the U.S. , the Australian share market looks set to open lower this morning.
There was no formal response from the external affairs ministry to the Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson's remarks. Islamabad has denied any involvement in the suicide bombing, one of the deadliest attacks on Indian security forces.
Most of those sickened in this year's outbreaks have been unvaccinated , and most are in children younger than 18, he said. She explained that in places where there are 'extreme disease pressures, we know that there can be vaccine failures'.
Sarri said: "The card was an orange card - between the yellow and the red card". "Now we need to take two very important targets". Chelsea will play the first leg of their Europa League semi-final against Eintracht Frankfurt on Thursday.
His main threat was thought to be England global Sterling, who has enjoyed a sensational season scoring 17 league goals to date. A total of 6 Man City players are included, with only Paul Pogba included from outside the two title chasing sides.
Toronto's defence smothered the Magic after its Game 1 stinker and the team is embracing the identity of a shut-down squad now. The biggest play Kyle Lowry made in the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs might have been overlooked.
A Palomar Medical Center Poway spokesperson told CNN that they were receiving one trauma patient from a shooting at a synagogue. Deputies have advised any and all residents to continue to avoid the area as the sheriff's office continues to investigate.
Nintendo now says it will sell 18 million Switch consoles in 2019, lower than the 18.5 million units that analysts expected. The total number of million-seller titles during this fiscal year is now 23.
Chinese tech giant Huawei has reportedly been given the go ahead to help build Britains new 5G network Pic: AP Photo/Kin Cheung. There is no formal confirmation but the Daily Telegraph says Huawei will build "non-core" components such as antennas.
All of that changed last week after Smith's role in a questionable song performed 90 years ago was randomly uncovered. She sang " Pickaninny Heaven ", dedicating it in a 1933 video to "colored children" in a New York City orphanage.