Saturday, 11 February 2017

              Cavs(37-16)     Vs     Nuggets(24-30)


Kyrie Irving and Lebron James scored 27 points in a game , Lebron James scored 20+ points in 17 consecutive games against Denver Nuggets.



                                    Nuggets  missing key players Kenneth Faried, Danilo Gallinari and Emmanuel Mudiay with injuries. After four games road trip Cavs are back in Home Court. They dominated Nuggets in a game.


Q1Q2Q3Q4Total
Cavs28313333125
Nuggets33222331109



                                    James also finished with 12 assists and passed Brad Daugherty (5,227) for the second-most rebounds in team history.  



                                    Iman Shumpert missed his 3rd straight game due to a sprained left ankle.


                              
                                    In a first quarter  ,Nuggets made 11-5 run in three minutes and took a lead of 5 points.


                                    10:18 remaining in 2nd quarter , A great spinning move by LeBron James , He made a two points and draw a foul. 9:05 LeBron James made a layup shot which gave a 2 points lead to Cavs.


                                   
                                    James set Williams up for a wide-open 3-pointer that he drained with 5:05 left in the second, and on the next possession Irving flipped it to Williams on a fast break for a nice dunk, much to the delight of Williams and the crowd.4:11 remaining in 2nd quarter Kyle Kover's 3-points gave 6 points lead to Cavs. Cavs outscored Nuggets 31-22 in 2nd quarter and took 4 points lead after first half.



                                    Cavs started a third quarter with Kyrie Irving's 3-pointers. 9:20 Remaining in 3rd quarter , Wiggins made a running layup shot , assisted by Love , Cavs got 11 points lead.



                                     7:01 remaining in 3rd quarter , In 4:18 minutes Cavs made 18-0 run and took a lead of 22 points.  Cavs took 14 points lead after 3rd quarter.



                                     Both Teams were on same level in fourth quarter but Nuggets was unable to give any threats to Cavs in a game after first half.

                                      
                                      When the Cavs lost to the Thunder, they were playing for the third time in four nights, fourth in six, were missing three shooting guards, and the Thunder hadn't played since Monday.


                                     Now Cavs will play Minnesota Timberwolves while Denver Nuggets will play Mighty team Golden State Warriors.    



                                     For Cavs :


Player PositionMinPoints RebAstStlBlk
LeBron JamesF332751220
Kevin LoveF33169501
Triston ThompsonC351313111
Kyrie Irving G35274511
Kyle Korver26145110


                                     For Nuggets :



PlayerPositionMinPointsRebAstStlBlk
Wilson ChandlerF34136100
Nikola JokicC372713402
Gary HarrisG29163011
Jameer NelsonG36128820
Will Barton22123410
Jamal Murray17160110
  


                                     
                                          





                                  

Thursday, 9 February 2017

                        Cavs(36-16)     Vs     OKC(31-23)


Cavs wrap up 4game  Road trip at 3-1.Derrick Williams scored 12 points in a game in a debut game for Cavs.




                         Russell Westbrook scored 26th triple-double of a season and levelled for most triple-double in single Season with O.Robertson for 4th place. Cavs sign former no.2 overall pick Derrick Williams to 10-day contract.




Q1Q2Q3Q4Total
Cavs21362527109
Thunder29263132118




                        OKC out rebounded Cavs in this game with 51 to 35 , Which helped them to get a win over NBA Champion Cavs. Big game for Cameron Payne tonight. In a win over the Cavs he scored a season-high 15 on 6-of-12 shooting.



                        6:45 remaining in 1st quarter , Russell Westbrook put on a free throw line where he scored both free throws. OKC got 6 points lead. 4:15 remaining in a 1st quarter Kyrie Irving made 3-point shot which cut a lead to 1 points.



                        3:14 minutes remaining in 1st quarter , Kevin Love made layup shot assisted by Irving which gave 1 points lead to Cavs. and Love mad a free throw ,Cavs got 2 points lead but Adams cutting dunk levelled a game for OKC.



                       After this Cavs missed all their shots which helped OKC to take a lead in a quarter with lead of 8 points.


                        OKC started second quarter strongly.


                       But Cavs made 12-0 run in just 3 minutes and levelled a game with OKC. Russell Westbrook made 3 point shot assisted by Adams 3 points lead for OKC.



                      OKC held a lead until 1:02 minutes remaining in a 2nd quarter where Kyrie Irving layup shot levelled a game. Love made a layup shot assisted by Irving which gave 2 points lead to Cavs.


                      Cavs got 2 points lead after first half.


26th triple-double for Russell Westbrook in this season.



                     8:14 minutes remaining in 3rd quarter , Lebron missed an easy dunk on Kyrie Irving pass. 5:55 minutes left in a quarter , Kyrie scored 3-points. Cavs 67 -OKC 67.



                    4:40 remaining , Westbrook got a step and a bucket and drew a foul on Kyrie Irving , 3 points play for Russell Westbrook and 5 points lead for OKC.



                    OKC took 4 points lead after 3rd quarter.



                   In a 4th quarter , Lebron James not able to score a single point. He was able to hit only 2 shots in fourth quarter.



                                     
                    2:08 remaining in 4th quarter , Oladipo stole a ball , He passed a ball to Westbrook , Westbrook gave it back to Oladipo , Oladipo scored 2 point with 360 degree layup. Russell Westbrook registered his 26 Triple-Double of a season.



                    OKC won a game by 9 points.



                    Now OKC will Face Kevin Durant's Team GSW which is in first place in NBA. Cavs will face Denver Nuggets.



                     For Cavs :



PlayerPositionMinPtsRebAstStlBlk
Lebron JamesF40185722
Kevin Love F301512030
Triston ThompsonC32105111
Kyrie IrvingG34281421
Derrick Williams21120100

                     For OKC :


PlayerPositionMinPtsRebAstStlBlk
Russell WestbrookG3529121140
Steven AdamsC392013112
Victor OladipoG36237320
Cameron Payne12151210



                   
                        



                             

                         Spurs(40-12)     Vs     76ers(18-34)




Q1Q2Q3Q4Total
Spurs29292429111
76ers23282428103

                         For Spurs :




PlayersPosition MinPtsRebAstStlBlk
Kawhi LeonardF36326500
LaMarcus AldridgeF361510002
Dewayne DedmonC261011301
Danny GreenG24113021
Tony ParkerG30181500


                         For 76ers :




PlayerPositionMinPtsRebAstStlBlk
Robert CovingtonF37186120
Ersan IlyasovaF27112310
Jahlil OkaforC24208002
T.J. McConnellG3161530
Nik Stauskas31167700
Dario Saric21201300


                         Clippers(32-21)     Vs     Knicks(22-32)



Q1Q2Q3Q4Total
Clippers36322031119
Knicks36312820115

                         For Clippers :



PlayerPositionMinPtsRebAstStlBlk
Blake GriffinF35328520
DeAndre JordanC312815002
JJ RedickG27145200
Jamal Crawford29203210

                         For Knicks :     



PlayersPosition MinPtsRebAstStlBlk
Carmelo AnthonyF37289112
Kristaps PorzingisF27276220
Kyle O'QuinnC25186232
Derrick RoseG37207810

                       

                        GSW(44-8)     Vs     Bulls(26-27)



Q1Q2Q3Q4Total
GSW30253137123
Bulls1724292292

                        For GSW :



PlayersPosition MinPtsRebAstStlBlk
Kevin DurantF302210731
Draymond GreenF31198611
JaVale McGeeC16136002
Klay ThompsonG29286300
Stephen CurryG28131610
Kevon Looney 13104000

                        For Bulls :    




PlayerPositionMinPtsRebAstStlBlk
Taj GibsonF22159001
Robin LopezC291710410
Jeian GrantG24123310
Rajon Rondo23126810
Nikola Mirotic23102111

                         Raptors(32-22)     Vs     Timberwolves(20-33)




Q1Q2Q3Q4Total
Raptors33302521109
Timberwolves25283029112

                        For Raptors :




PlayersPosition MinPtsRebAstStlBlk
DeMar CarrollF34199200
Jonas ValanciunasC26165100
DeMar DeRozanG37304210
Kyle LowryG36202510
Terrence Ross13112110

                        For Timberwolves :




PlayerPositionMinPtsRebAstStlBlk
Andrew WigginsF37315621
GorguiF31119110
Karl-Anthony TownC362914112
Shabazz Muhammad25222200

                        Celtics(33-19)     Vs     Kings(21-32)



Q1Q2Q3Q4Total
Celtics2821222192
Kings19302831108

                        For Celtics :



PlayersPosition MinPtsRebAstStlBlk
Isaiah Thomas G33264700
Amir JohnsonF26145130
Al HorfordC31106111
Marcus Smart27103210
kelly Olynyk1498201

 

                        For Kings :  




PlayerPositionMinPtsRebAstStlBlk
Darren CollisonG37261540
Anthony TolliverF37114030
Ben McLenmore29172100
Willie Cauley-Stein 23145401
Matt Barnes301411410

Wednesday, 8 February 2017

                           Cavs(36-15)     -     Pacers(29-13) 


Cavs ends Indiana Pacers 7 games winning streak , Lebron James registered his 800th block of his career in this game.




Q1Q2Q3Q4Total
Cavs25324035132
Pacers36274036117


                           This was Kyle Korver's best night as Cleveland Cavaliers' player , He scored 29 points and  shot 10-of-12 overall and 8-of-9 from 3-point range.



                             The Cavs  played without starting shooting guard Iman Shumpert who missed a game due to sprained left ankle , who will also miss Thursday night's game in Oklahoma City that will end Cleveland's four-game road trip. DeAndre Liggins played in a position of Iman Shumpert.



                             LeBron James didn't played his last 2 games against Pacers where Cavs lost both of their games.



                             9:23 minutes remaining in 1st quarter , Miles 3-pointer gave 6 points lead to Indiana Pacers. but Liggings 3-pointer from a corner gave 2 points lead to Cavs.



                             4:13 remaining in 1st quarter Pacers made 14-2 run and took 10 points lead. In a First Quarter Indiana Pacers took 11 points lead.



                            5:31 remaining in 2nd quarter , Irving's Jumper cut a lead to single digit. 4:58 minutes left in a quarter McRae hits a 3-pointer as a lead cut to 5 points.


      
                            34.6 second left in 2nd quarter , LeBron James shot blocked by Turner. After the end of a first half Indiana Pacers took a lead of 6 points.




Kyle Korver passed Jason Kidd For 7th all time 3 points FGM in NBA history. Four straight games with 15+ treys from deep ,1st time In  Cavs History.
                        


                            11:50 minutes remaining in 3rd quarter , Irving made an ally-oop pass to LeBron James , LeBron Scored 2-pointer on Ally-oop. Cavs cut a lead to 4 points.  Allen made a bad pass , DeAndre Liggind steals a ball and scored 2 points.



                            9:37 remaining in 3rd quarter , Paul George layup was blocked by James , Now James made 800 blocks in his career. Kevin Love's 2 points play levelled a game for Cavs.



                             8:43 minutes left in 3rd quarter ,A basket by Kyrie Irving and he was tripped by Teague which put Kyrie on free-throw line.  Cavs got 3 points lead in a game. Cavs made 17-6 run in 5 minutes in 3rd quarter which put Indiana Pacers out of a game. Cavs took 11 points lead in a game.



                            the third period is when this game changed. Trailing by six at halftime, the Cavs demolished the Pacers 40-18 in the third and led 97-81 when it was over.




                            Both teams were nearly matched in 4th quarter. Match went into a favour of Cavaliers. Cavaliers end Indiana Pacers 7 games winning streak. They also ended winning run of Washington Wizards where Wizards won their last 7 games until they lost to Cavs.



                            Coach Tyronn Lue speculated Wednesday morning that a heavy workload for James against the Pacers may force him to the sidelines against the Thunder.

                            For Cavaliers :


PlayerPositionMin.RebAstStlBlkPoints
LeBron JamesF38691125
Kevin LoveF341021114
Kyrie IrvingG34072029
Kyle Korver26500029
Triston ThompsonC35102016
DeAndre LigginsG1601308



                            For Indiana Pacers :     

PlayerPositionMin.RebAstStlBlkPoints
Paul GeorgeF37862122
CJ MilesG34400123
Jeff TeagueG345142022
Monta Ellis24231013
Myles TurnerC39700016



                            



                             





                              



                               
                                   
                            


                             

                NBA All Star Weekend - 2017



                Eastern Conference Starter Players :



PlayerPositionTeamAll-Star App.
BCKyrie IrvingCleveland Cavaliers4th
BCDeMar DeRozanToronto Raptors3rd
FCLeBron JamesCleveland Cavaliers13th
FCGiannis Milwaukee Bucks1st
FCJimmy ButlerChicago Bulls3rd


                Western Conference Starter Players :



Player Position TeamAll-Star App.
Stephen CurryBCGolden State Warriors4th
James HardenBCHouston Rockets5th
Kevin Durant FCGolden State Warriors8th
Kawhi LeonardFCSan Antonio Spurs2nd
Anthony DavisFCNew Orleans Pelicans4th


                Eastern Conference Reserve Players :



PlayerPositionTeam All-Star App.
John WallBCWashington Wizards4th
Isaiah ThomasBCBoston Celtics2nd
Kyle LowryBCToronto Raptors3rd
Kamba WalkerBCCharlotte Hornets1st
Paul GeorgeFCIndiana Pacers4th
Kevin LoveFCCleveland Cavaliers4th
Paul MillsapFCAtlanta Hawks4th


               Western Conference Reserve Players :



Playerposition TeamAll-Star App.
Russell WestbrookBCOklahoma City Thunder6th
Klay ThompsonBCGolden State Warriors3rd
Gordon HaywordFCUtah Jazz1st
DeMarcus CousinsFCSacramento Kings3rd
DeAndre JordanFCLos Angeles Clippers1st
Marc GasolFCMemphis Grizzlies3rd
Draymond GreenFCGolden State Warriors2nd

           


                                 Eastern Conference , three player from Cleveland Cavaliers Selected for All-Star game. Two Players selected from Toronto Raptors.


           
                 Western Conference , 4 players from Golden State Warriors selected for NBA All-Star weekend Game.   


                  LeBron James , James Harden and Kevin Durant are only three player who played in 5 or more than 5 all star games. It's surprise to see Stephen Curry selected as starter over Russell Westbrook in All-Star game.  




                     Three Points Contest Participant In All-Star Weekend 2017



PlayerPositionTeam Att.MadeS.P.App.
Kyrie IrvingGCleveland Cavaliers25810239.54th
Eric GordonGHouston Rockets44017038.61st
Kyle LowryGToronto Raptors37916242.72nd
Klay ThompsonGGolden State Warriors37014940.33rd
CJ McCollumGPortland Trail Blazers30012742.32nd
Kemba WalkerGCharlotte Hornets33613540.21st
Nick YoungG/FLos Angeles Lakers30212842.41st
Wesley MatthewsG/FDallas Mavericks33912938.12nd
  

                                 Klay Thompson will try to defend a title for this contest , The eight-player field also features 2017 All-Stars Kyle Lowry of the Toronto Raptors and Kemba Walker of the Charlotte Hornets, as well as Eric Gordon of the Houston Rockets, Wesley Matthews of the Dallas Mavericks, CJ McCollum of the Portland Trail Blazers and Nick Young of the Los Angeles Lakers.


                                Kyrie Irving won a title in 2013. Gordon and Young join Walker as first-time competitors in the Three-Point Contest.



                                Dunk Contest Participants :


PlayerTeam
Derrick Jones Phionix Suns
Glenn RobinsonIndiana Pacers
DeAndre JordanLos Angles Clippers
Aaron GordonOrlando Magic
                          


                               Skill Challenge Participants :


PlayerTeam
Devin BookerPhionix Suns
Anthony DavisNew Orleans Pelicans
DeMarcus CousinsSancramento Kings
John WallWoshington Wizards
Isaiah ThomasBoston Celtics
Joel EmbiidPhiladelphia Sixers
Kristaps PorzingisNew York Knicks
Gordon HaywardUtah Jazz



                                

Tuesday, 7 February 2017

                       Barcelona  1     -  Ath. Madrid  1

                                        Agg(3-2)



FC Barcelona made  7 Copa del Rey finals appearances in the last 9 years!




                        Messi and Luis Suarez goals helps Barcelona to reach in Copa Del Rey final. Neyamar missed a second leg due to suspension. Luis Suarez missed a final of Copa Del Rey after receiving a red card in a second leg of semifinal. A Breathless match went into a favour of Barcelona.


                        5' minute , Luis Suarez made a wonderful play with Adra Turan , Turan passed a ball to Suarez , Suarez made a very good first touch and struck a ball very powerfully but Moya sends away a ball. Corner for Barca.    



                         6' minute , Ath.Madrid made a counter attack , Koke wide into a area , He out played Barca defender and shots a ball very Powerfully but Cillessen was in a way he stop a ball. A great chance for Ath.Madrid.



                         16' minute another chance for Ath.Madrid , Barcelona was sloppy in defence. Coke took a ball and made a powerful shot but once again it was denied by Cillessen. In a first 20 minutes Ath.Madrid Outplayed Barcelona.



                       43' minute , Goal Luis Suarez , Barcelona , Andre Gomez made a very good pass to Suarez , Suarez gave a ball to Messi , Messi made a his signature run towards Ath.Madrid's penalty area , He outplayed 4 defender of Athletico Madrid and shots a ball but it was blocked by Moya , Luis Suarez grabbed a rebound and put a ball into a net with ease no one is guarding him. 




                      57' minute Sergio Roberto fouled very badly on Luis , He got a first yellow card fouling on Luis and got a second one making argument with referee. A red Card for Sergio.



                   
                      59' minute , Ginzmann put a ball into Barca net but it was offside. Replay indicated tthat he was onside. A bad decision by Lines man.



                      69' minute , Carrasco got a second yellow card of a game and Ath.Madrid got down to 10 men. Carrasco made a heavy tackle on Adra Turan.



                     77' minute , Lionel Messi had a goal but it was sent off by cross bar on free kick. this time Messi was not going for a his curl free kick but this time he made a straight free kick. A wonderful free kick but it was denied by Post Bar. A jaw dropping genius from Messi.



Gameiro hit a post bar and missed a chance to levelled a game from penalty spot.


                      79'minute , Pique fouled Gameiro , Referee pointed to penalty spot. Once again a bad decision by referee. Gameiro missed a olden chance to levelled a game when he sent a ball over a post bar of Barcelona.



                      83' minute , Goal Gameiro , Athletico Madrid , Pique failed to send a ball away from penalty area , a ball directly went to Grinzmann , Grinzmann passed a ball into a penalty area to Gameiro. Umtiti made a mistake. This time Gameiro put a ball into a net.


Luis Suarez will miss a final of Copa Del Rey anfer getting two yellow cards in three minutes.



                       90' minute , referee showed a second yellow card to Suarez because of  hitting an elbow on  Coke's face. Barcelona made it to final despite down to 9 men. The first was a clear foul but Suarez was perhaps right to feel aggrieved at the second, with Koke making the most of their aerial collision as referee Jesus Gil Manzano produced his third red card of the evening.



                       Barcelona will now meet either Alaves or Celta Vigo in the final, with those sides playing the second leg of their semi-final tie on Wednesday.




                       Luis Enrique said,"We want to win the final to dedicate it to our fans. They were key to us getting there"


                       




                             

                            Week 21 Results :



WL
BarcelonavsAth.Bilbao
30
Ath.MadridvsLeganes
20
EspanyolvsMalaga
10
EibarvsVelencia
40
SevillavsVillareal
00
AlavesvsSporting
42
Real SociedadvsOsasuna
32
GranadavsLas Palmas
10
Real MadridvsCelto Vigo
Postponed
Real Betis vsDeportivo
Postponed


                                     Barcelona won against Ath.Bilbao where Lionell Messi past Ronald Koeman for the record of goals scored via free kicks. Now Lionel Messi scored 27 goals from Free Kick Spot. Luis Suarez was rested in a game.                         

                                     Real Madrid's game was postponed. Athletico Madrid won a game against Leganes. Farnando Torress scored both goals for Athletico Madrid. Sevilla drew a game against Villarereal and lost their place to compete for Title.  

                             Week 22 Fixtures :


Team 1Team 2
Barcelona vsAlves
EspanyolvsReal Sociedad
Real BetisvsValencia
Ath. BilbaovsDeportivo
OsasunavsReal Madrid
VillarrealvsMalaga
LeganesvsSporting
Las PalmasvsSevilla
Ath.MadridvsCelto Vigo
EibarvsGranada

                                  Athletico Madrid vs Celto Vigo will be a watch out game in this fixture. All top teams will face easy opponents.         


                        Standings of Top Teams in La Liga : 


 
#TeamsPlayedWDLPts
1Real Madrid19144146
2Barcelona 21136245
3Sevilla21136443
4Ath.Madrid21116439
5Real Sociedad21122738
6Villarreal2198435
7Eibar2195732
8Esnanyol2188532
9Ath.Bilbao2195732
10Celto Vigo2193830

                                 
                               Real Madrid is in top spot in La Liga and they have 2 games in Hand. Barcelona close a gape to 1 point. Sevilla Fall Behind after draw against Villarreal.

Monday, 6 February 2017

                          Cavs(35-15)     vs     Wizard(30-21)


LeBron James' 4th quarter Clutch 3-pointer took a game away from Wizards.

Q1Q2Q3Q4OTTotal
Cavs2628323420140
Wizards3225253815135





                         Kyrie Irving scored 11 points in OT and helped Cavs to get a win. James registered career high 17 assists in a game. Kevin Love scored 39 points. Triston Thompson scored season high 22 points.


                         Beal scored 41 points highest by any player in a game.



                         Lebron James fouled out for the first time in three years. LeBron James Passed Magic Johnson for 20th All-time in steals. LeBron is now the only player in NBA History to be top 20 in Points , Assists and Steals. 



                         Cavs made a good start and took a lead 5-0.


                          9:55 remaining in a 1st quarter , LeBron James made a Dunk when two Wizard player were around him , a great play by LBJ. 5:06 remaining in 1st quarter , John Wall made  a two points with a left handed powerful dunk. Beal's 3-pointer gave a first lead to Wizard in a game. Wizard took 1st quarter by outscoring Cavs 32-26.



                          Cavs started 2nd quarter with Korver's 3-pointer. 9:16 in 2nd quarter Kyrie Irving shot was blocked. 3:19 remaining in 2nd quarter Ally-oop pass by LeBron James to Triston Thompson , Dunk by Thompson on ally-oop pass.



                          Wizard took a lead of 3 points after first half.


                           6:56 remaining in 3rd quarter , Kevin Love's 3-pointer equaled a game for Cavs. Another 3-pointer from Love gave 3 points lead to Cavs , first lead for Cavs after first quarter. 4 points lead for Cavs after 3rd quarter in a game. Kevin Love scored 15 points with  6 rebounds in a 3rd quarter.



                           Wizard took a 3 points lead in starting 2 minutes of 4th quarter , but Frye's 3-pointer levelled a game. Korver hit  a 3-pointer , 3 points lead for Cavs. John Wall hit a two pointer jumper over Kyrie Irving. 4 seconds remaining , LBJ missed an easy Layup and missed a chance to win a game.


                            0.3 second remaining in 4th quarter , What a play by LBJ , LeBron hit a three pointer with 360 degree rotation. LeBron James made an another clutch shot.



                        
                            James fouled out within the first minute of overtime. He hadn't done that since Jan. 10, 2014 in Brooklyn. 1:40 remaining in OT , Cavs made 7-0 run in 2:03 minutes. 35 seconds remaining , Kyrie Irving signature 3-pointers gave 3 points lead to Cavs. 3.6 seconds left in OT , Love took a rebound , He fouled , He went to free throw line. He made both free throws and seal a deal for Cavs.



                              For Cavs :



playerpminpts rebaststlblk
LeBron JamesF423271722
Kevin LoveF413912330
Triston ThompsonC412212200
Kyrie Irving G44231510
Kyle Korver30133200



                             For Wizard :


playerpminpts rebaststlblk
Otto Porter Jr.F45256221
MorrisF30156210
Marcin GortatC37168303
Bradley BealG45415800
John WallG442241210
Kelly Oubre Jr.28117040