There has been plenty of speculation that LeBron James will leave the Cavaliers at the end of the current National Basketball Association season, but could Cleveland fans be left in the lurch because of The King's problem with the President.
Jakob Poeltl finished with 10 points and Kyle Lowry tallied nine and nine assists for the Raptors, who have won 33 of their franchise record 57 wins at home.
Fellow rookie Markelle Fultz has also gotten in on the fun, putting up eight points, three rebounds and three assists in only six minutes. The Cavaliers were playing back-to-back having beaten the Washington Wizards in Cleveland 119-115 Thursday.
J.J. Redick sank 4 of 11 3-pointers and scored 28 for Philadelphia.
That was enough to propel Philadelphia to one of its biggest regular season wins in years.
James was booed each time he touched the ball and signs were spotted in the stands that read "Keep Cryin' in Cleveland" and "We Don't Want You".Читайте также: Album Review: Cardi B's 'Invasion of Privacy'
The second-year pro has shot better from 3-point range (39.1 percent) than overall (37.8) in averaging 14.7 points and 5.3 rebounds in the three games against Washington this season. Trump withdrew his invitation to Curry to visit the White House after the sharpshooting guard said he wasn't going. While that's all bad, the team does have a playoff spot clinched - they'll be either the sixth, seventh, or eighth seed in the Eastern Conference Playoffs.
This fundamental difference in opinion over who should be Leader of the Free World led Chris Sheridan of NJ Advance Media to write, "The No. 1 reason why [LeBron leaving Cleveland] is going to happen is because Cavs owner Dan Gilbert is a huge Trump supporter; LeBron is not".
"We just played our game, didn't let the hype bother us and we stuck together".
"I mean, we dug ourselves that hole", James said after a 44-point, 11-rebound, 11-assist night (his career-high 18th triple-double on the season) was spoiled by the defeat. With 1.9 seconds remaining, Robert Covington fouled James on the wing as he turned to launch an off-balance triple off the dribble. He also had a crucial stop on John Wall with the Cavs up by one with 21 seconds left.
The seeding takes on added importance with both teams' chances at making a long postseason run increasing once Boston lost Kyrie Irving for the season. And they always kind of do it by committee, and it starts with Ben (Simmons) getting everybody involved.
The versatile, positionless lineup he went with meant sacrificing minutes for Cavs' big men Nance and Tristan Thompson - something that would be more hard to do if Philadelphia has center Joel Embiid healthy and on the court - but it was effective.При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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