Friday, 6 January 2017

                                 Barcelona      1                  vs                     Athletic Bilbao    2

9 men Athletic Bilbao stunned Barcelona , won first league with 2-1. 

                                 Barcelona faced a huge defeat in Copa Del Rey against 9 men side Athletic Bilbao. Raul Garcia and Derteano got a Red Card for Athletic Bilbao.

                                  25' minute ,Barcelona captain Andres Iniesta gave the ball away in midfield. It was a rare mistake from the play maker and Athletic Bilbao took a advantage of it where Rual Garcia gave a crossed pass to Aduriz , Aduriz scored a first goal for Athletic Club Bilbao ,No one was guarding  and Following Aduriz , He is all open in Barcelona's penalty area to put a ball into a net with a header.   

Williams scored a second goal with Stunning shot.

                                   28' minutes, just after three minutes Athletic Bilbao scored another goal. . Barca defence once again made a sloppy play and give a ball to Athletic Bilbao player. This time Aduriz became a play maker for his side , He gave a ball to Williams with Back heal pass. Williams scored a goal with his powerful rifle shot , Ter Stegen even didn't make a play for a Ball , Ball beat him in blink of an eye.

Messi celebrates with Alba after  scoring a goal from a stunning free kick.

                                   52 minutes , Messi left footed free Kick put near a post , Athletico Bilbao Goal keeper tried to put away a ball but it was hit a post bar and it bounced into his goal before he put a ball out of Post, with the officials correctly awarding the goal, despite golly's trying to convince a referee that it wasn't a goal. Messi got back his team to 1 goal deposit with his stunning free kick.

                                 74' minutes , Raul Garcia got a second yellow card and a red card for him. Just after 6 minutes another Athletic Bilbao player - Derteano got a red card. Athletico survived with 9 men in last 10 minutes against a powerful side Barcelona.

                                  Barcelona got a plenty chances in a game to score but they failed to convert into a goal. Barcelona dominating Athletic Bilbao in Possession with 67% to Athletic Bilbao's 33%.

                                   Barcelona got a 9 free kick where Athletic Bilbao got only three free kick. Barcelona made 11 shots compared to Athletic Bilbao's 7 but Athletic Bilbao put a 4 shots on a target and Barcelona made 3 shots on Target.

                                   Now , Next game will be held in Camp Nou where Barcelona is a Super Team.

                                   Iniesta said after a game ," this tie is Open for both teams."

                                  Other first-leg matches, Real Madrid defeated Sevilla 3-0 at home on Wednesday, while visiting Atletico Madrid beat Las Palmas 2-0 on Tuesday.       






Thursday, 5 January 2017

                       OKC(21-16)                vs              Houston Rockets(28-9)


                      Q1    Q2    Q3    Q4    Total

OKC         38    18    27    33    116

Rockets     33    34    30    21    118

                            A great game for Russel Westbrook , He scored 49 points and hit a career high 8 3-pointers in a game. In a first quarter OKC took a lead of 5 points in a first quarter both team scored 30+ points.

                            In a second quarter Houston Rockets took a charge of a game. Both team missed a too many shots until OKCs'   Christon scored on a fade away jump shot. Eric Gordon Scored a consecutive 7 points For Houston Rockets and cut a lead of OKC to only 2 points. Nene equalled a game in second quarter by scoring on both free throws.

                            Nene levelled a game with scoring a both free throws. Nene's cutting dunk shots give a lead to Houston Rockets and after that they Never gave back a lead to OCK.

                            At the end of second quarter Houston Rockets took a lead of 11 points. 

                            Gordon scored 10 points in second quarter

                            In a third quarter OKC outscored Rockets with just 3 points .

                          4:58 remaining in a fourth quarter Ariza made a 3-pointer , assisted by Harden.Houston Rockets expand a lead to 6 points.

                           3:12 minutes remaining in a fourth quarter Russel Westbrook had a chance to equal a game but he missed a shot , turn over for OCK.

                           2:38 minutes remaining Russel Westbrook made a 3-pointer , cut a lead to 1 point.

                          1:55 minutes Oladipo made a 3-pointer and took a lead for OCK , 2 points lead for OCK .

                          Harden levelled up a game by hitting a both free throws.

                         27.1 second Remaining Harden 3-pointer effort blocked by Roberson A clutch block by Roberson.

                       5.7 seconds remaining Westbrook tried to shoot a 3-pointer but he missed it. Westbrook missed a very important last three shots.

                       Nene draw a foul at a last second of a game and hit  both clutch free throws for Houston Rockets.

                       0.7 second remaining time out for OKC , Kanter Ally Oop Layup shot missed.A very Close game win for Houston Rockets.

                      OKC made 20-10 run in a last quarter of a game in 7 minutes where they close a gape to only 3 points.

                      For OKC Russel Westbrook scored 49 points , 8 rebounds , 5 assists and 1 steal. Victor Oladipo scored 17 points , 7 rebounds , 2 assists , 1 steal. Andre Roberson scored 14 points , 9 rebounds , 2 blocks. Steven Adams scored 8 points , 8 rebounds , 3 assists , 2 steals , 2 blocks. Sabonis made 6 points , 3 rebounds , 1 assist , 1 steal , 2 blocks. Enes Kanter Scored 15 points grabbed 13 rebounds , and made 1 assist and a block.

                     For Houston Rockets James Harden scored 26 points , 8 rebounds , 12 assists ,1 steal and 1 block. Once again Erik Gordon played a great game for Houston Rockets he scored 22 points , 5 rebounds , 3 assists. Trevor Ariza scored 10 points , 3 rebounds , 1 assist , 1 block , 1 steal. Ryan Anderson made 12 points , 4 rebounds , 1 assists. Nene scored  18 points , 3 rebounds , 1 assist , 1steal. Patrick Beverley scored 11 points , 8 rebounds , 3 assists , 2 steals.

                   In a game Houston Rockets made 27 assists while OCK made only 15 assists. OKC made 54 rebounds and Houston Rockets made 43 rebounds.

                   OKC scored 12 3-pointers from 30 where Houston Rockets scored 15 3-pointers out of 39. Houston Rockets made  21 Free Throws from 30 and OKC made 22 Free Throws from 27.


                   Dhoni And His Style To Surprise A Cricket Fans With his Decision.

MS Dhoni and his achievement as a Indian Skipper.  

                              M.S.Dhoni one of the best Captain of India in test and best captain of India in ODI and T20.He won  all Major Championship in his career as a Captain of India. The Country's most successful Captain has decided to pass on the baton as limited overs captain and he will play under others captaincy.

                            M.S. Dhoni made this decision before India are scheduled to play an ODI and T20 series.

                            MSD as a captain for India In ODI played 199 games won 110 games , lost 74 games , No Result 11games and tied 4 games with 59.57%.

                           In T20 Cricket 72 matches played as a captain won in 41 games , lost 28 games , 2 games with No result , 1 tied.

                           As a captain his highest score in ODI is 139runs , played in 199 games , innings played 171 , scored 6633 runs with average of 53.92 and 86.29 strike rate. he scored 6 hundred as a captain In ODI. 48 times he remain unbeaten . He took 185 catches behind stump and stumped 71 times. Total dismissals behind stump are 256 for him in Indian colour shirt.

                         In T20 he scored total 1122 run in 72 matches played In 62 innings with the average of 37.06 , 32 times Not out , strike rate is 122.60 , total dismissals are 62.  

                        In Test he scored 4876 runs in 144 innings in 90 test matches with the average of 38.09 as a player and with 294 dismissals behind stumps. His Highest score in Test cricket is 224 runs. He scored 6 Hundred and 33 fifties.  

                                                       After winning a T20 World Cup
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                        He led a Indian side in 2007 T20 world cup where no one think that this young team could a world cup even qualify for Semifinals but Dhoni and his Newly promoted young Indian side proved every cricket fans wrong and won a Championship opposites of all odds. This was a defining moment of M.S.Dhoni's career.

                       Another achievement was Indian team won a Tri series first time in Australia defeating Australia in 2 consecutive finals.

                       India won test series in New Zealand under his Captaincy. 

Mahendra Singh Dhoni poses with International Cricket Council's (ICC) Test championship mace.

                        India became a Number 1 test team Under MS Dhoni's Captaincy. 

                                          With a ODI World Cup Trophy

                       India won a 2011 ODI World Cup under his Captaincy In India in front of Home fans. This was a biggest achievement for him , India won a World Cup after long awaited 28 years.


                       The only batsman to have Averaged 100+ in a winning cause in successful chases where he scored 2428 runs in 62 innings with the average of 101.26 including 2 hundreds  and 16 fifties.

                      One of the three wicketkeepers to have completed the double of 1000 runs and 50 dismissals in T20s.

                      Under his Captaincy India won a champions Trophy in June 23 ,2013.Where India is in no position to win a game but he decided to give a over to Ishant Sharma and that over became a turning point of a game.

                       In 2007 World Cup He gave an over to Joginder Sharma , and What happened is a history, India won T20 world Cup.

                        In 2011 He also took a decision to step up in batting Order and finished inning with 91 runs in just 79 balls ,Finished a game with six to win a Championship.

With Sachin Tendulkar

                       Sachin Tendulkar Hailed MS Dhoni on Tweeter ,"Congratulations to MSD on a wonderful career as a captain leading India to success in both T20 and ODI World Cups. I have seen him emerge from an aggressive player to a steady and decisive captain. It's a day to celebrate his successful captaincy and respect his decision. Wish MSD the very best as he continues entertaining us on the field with his exploits" 




                    Cleveland Cavaliers(26-8)      vs      Chicago Bulls(18-18)

             Q1   Q2   Q3   Q4    Total
Cavs     23    23    28    20     94  

Bulls     16   36    31    23     106

Lebron James  and Dwyane Wade are one of the best friend in NBA.Played together in 4 NBA finals and won 2 of them.

                       Chicago Bulls won both of their games against Cavaliers in this season.

                       No Kyrie Irving , J.R.Smith and Kevin Love for Cavs in the game.Kyrie Irving is out of a game due to tight Hamstring injury And Kevin Love is out of game because of illness.

                       Without their three starter players Cavs is hopeless against Bulls. Cavs did a great job in  a first quarter and outscored Bull with 23 - 16 points but Bulls fight back in a game and took 6 points lead after First half. Bulls played a very good in second quarter , scoring 36 points where Cavs able to score 23 points.

                       Cavs lost only third game at Home Court. They are a best team in NBA at home in defending a home Court.

                       In a first half Cavs made 13-0 run and took a lead of 13 points in just 4 minutes. Bulls' players hit a seven 3-pointers in a second quarter while Cavs' players missed 16 shots in a second quarter where they gave a chance to Bulls to comeback in a game.

                       Cavs played a good game at the start of 4th quarter , they come back in a game and cut a lead to just 1 point when King James was on the Bench But they didn't take advantage of this momentum.

                      Cavs had a chance to take a lead after first quarter when Lebron had a ball and he drives towards a Basket but Butler was in his way and he drew a offencive foul on James. This was a defining moment of a game.                             

Jimy Butler scored a match winning 14 points in a 4th quarter of a game.  

                     Butler scored 14 points in last quarter out of his 20 points of a game. Butler scored 20 points , grabbed 6 rebounds , picked up 8 assists , and steals a ball 1 time.

                     For Bulls Dwyane Wade scored 10 points , 4 rebounds , 4 assists and steals a ball two times. Taj Gibson scored 18 points , 7 rebounds , 2 assists , 1 steal and 1 block. McDermott scored 17 points , 6 rebounds , 1 assist , 1 steal. Nicola Mirotic scored 16 points , 4 rebounds , 1 assist , 1 steal , 1 block. Michael Carter Williams scored 13 points , 3 rebounds , 3 assists , 1 steal and 1 block.

                    For Cavs Lebron James scored 31 points , 8 rebounds , 7 assists , 1 steal. Channing Frye Scored 15 points, 5 rebounds , 1 steal. Jordan McRae made 21 points , 3 rebounds , 2 assists , 2 blocks.

                    Cavs made 8 3-pointers out of 25 3-pointer attempt where Bulls managed to scored 13 from Long range out of 30.


Tuesday, 3 January 2017

                      San Antonio Spurs(28-7)       vs        Toronto Raptors(23-11)

                      Q1           Q2            Q3          Q4             Total
Spurs             29            31             28           22               110

Raptors          18            23            17           24                82

                         Spurs defeats Raptors in one sided game , they dominated three quarters in a game.
Kawhi Leonard against Toronto Raptors , scored 25 points and played a good game on defencive end

                        In a last game against Atlanta Hawks San Antonio Spurs lost a game in extra time where Kawhi Lionard missed a two important shots of a game , one in a regular time and one in a extra time where they could level a game with Hawks.

                      Kawhi Leonard scored 25 points , 4 rebounds , 2 assists , 2 steals and 3 blocks. He was too good in Field goal percentage, made 66.7% field goal in a game and also he scored 5 three pointers out of 7 ,which was highest 3-pointers for him in this season.

                     LaMarcus scored 23 points , 8 rebounds , 6 assists and 1 block. He made 68.8% field Goal , Tony Parker scored 15 points , 2 rebounds , 8 assists.

                     Spurs Bench Players scored 32 points and put a some good defencive show. They registered 7 blocks and 4 steals for San Antonio Spurs.

DeMar DeRozan scored 26 points for Raptors against Spurs. Highest score by any player in a game. 

                    For Raptors DeMar DeRozan was only player in starter who played well , he scored 26 points , 4 rebounds , 2 assists While Kyle Lowry scored only 6 points , 4 rebounds , 2 assists and made 2 shots out of 9 with 22.2 field goal percentage , A very bad game for Kyle Lowry.

                  Terrence Ross scored 17 points , 5 rebounds , 2steals , he made 2 three pointers. Cory Joseph scored 11 points , 3 rebounds , 3 assists  and steals a ball 1 time. Raptors bench players scored 36 points which was four more than Spurs bench players.

                 In this game Spurs made 12 of their first 16 shots.

                 Toronto Raptors Lost their 3 games from 4. Lowry didn't display his last game's performance where he scored 41 points ,Season high points for him. 

                 Now Spurs won last 8 games against Toronto Raptors. Easter Conference team always find a difficulties to defeat the Western Conference teams. The Western Conference has a too many good teams like GSW , LAC , Houston Rockets , San Antonio Spurs while Eastern Conference has only two good team who have potential to win a NBA Championship Cleveland Cavaliers and Toronto Raptors but they find a difficulties to defeat a Western Conference teams.