Monday, 23 January 2017

                                Raptors(28-16)           vs             Suns(15-29)

Raptors lost their 3 games in a row.


                Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Total
Raptors    31  29  25  18  103

Suns         28  29  25  33  115


                                    Raptors continue to stumble with unflattering 115-103 loss to Suns at their home court Air Canada Centre. Toronto Raptors lost their 3 games in a row.


                                     Suns is in a 14th position in The Western Conference while Raptors is in a second place in Eastern Conference. Suns lost their last 7 games and win only 3 games from 10 games. While in a last 10 games Raptors won 5 games and lost 5 games.


  
                                      Raptors made a good run in starting of a first quarter , they were 12-3 ahead in 2:30 minutes. but within two minutes Raptors started to stumble and they made a two turn over which gave Suns to cut a lead within 3 points.


                                      5:05 minutes remaining in a 1st quarter Raptors were ahead by 8 points , 21-13. Chandler tied a game with a dunk 23-23.


                                       
                                     2.09 minutes remaining in a first quarter , Suns took a first lead of game by scoring 3-pointer.


                                     First quarter led by Toronto Raptors 31-28.


                                     In a second quarter both team were equal in scoring points with 29-29.

                                 
                                    The Suns capped the first half with a dunk from Chandler to head into the locker-room down by three, 60-57.


                                    Toronto Raptors took 3 points lead in a first half.

                                    The Raptors saw a seven-point lead dwindle back down to three by the end of the third quarter. They went into the final 12 minutes up 85-82.

                                    Third quarter went as a second quarter both team scored 25 points each.


                                    A three from Booker cut the Suns' deficit back to one two minutes in and Chandler tied the game 95-95 two minutes later.

                                    Toronto Raptors lost a game in a fourth quarter. They outscored by Suns in 5 minutes 15-6.


                                     Kyle Lowry made a  Flagrant 2 foul for clipping Brandon Knight in the head with his arm as the Phoenix Suns’ guard was in the act of shooting.   

                                      DeMar DeRozan (right ankle sprain) is expected to miss the next 2 games. His status will be reevaluated at the end of the week.


                                     For Toronto Raptors :



                                     DeMar DeRozan scored 22 points , 3 rebounds , 4 assists , 1 steal , 1 block. Kyle Lowry added 15 points , 4 rebounds , 6 assists , 1 steals. Jonas Valanciusnas made 16 points , 12 rebounds , 2 assists , 1 steal and 3 blocks. Lucas put 14 points , 5 rebounds , 1 assist , 1 steal and 2 blocks. DeMarre Carroll scored 14 points , 4 rebounds , 2 steals , 1 block.


                                     For Suns :

Eric Bledsoe is 1st Suns player to record at least 40 points and 10 assists in a game since Steve Nash in 2006.



                                      Eric Bledsoe added 40 points , 6 rebounds , 13 assists. Tyson Chandler scored 16 points , 9 rebounds , 2 assists , 1 steal. Devin Booker put 20 points , 4 rebounds , 2 assists and 2 steals on a board. PJ Tucker scored 11 points , 10 rebounds , 1 steal. Brandon Knight added 12 points , 1 rebounds , 1 assists.


                                            


       
           
 

              Rafael Nadal defeated Gael Monfils  (6-3, 6-3, 4-6, 6-4) In a four Sets Match to reach Australian Open Quarter Final.

Rafael Nadal wins 4-set thriller vs Gael Monfils (6-3, 6-3, 4-6, 6-4).



                                             This was a best moment for Rafa After 2015 French Open where He entered in last 8 in that Major Championship. After That Nadal was not able to reach in any Major's Quarter Final.


                                              1st Set : Nadal takes 6-3


                                              In a second game Of a first set Monfils gave a gift beak point to Rafa , He made double Fault on hi serve when he was behind by 15-40.


                                              Rafa missed two set points in 8th game of 1st Set. Monfils nails him with a perfectly judged volley lob to make it 15-15. Nadal responds with some strong serving to go up 40-15 and two more set points. He only needs one this time - Monfils smacks a forehand miles out of court, and after 47 minutes Nadal is a set to the good. 


                                            2nd  Set : Nadal takes 6-3

Nadal After winning second set.


                                             Second Set , First game , Nadal Breaks Monfils Serve , He was on fire. Nadala  come out firing at the start of the second, flummoxing his opponent with a gorgeous backhand topspin lop and some huge hitting from the baseline to go up 15-40 and two break points. Monfils backhand shot was outside line , He missed it and a break for Nadal.


                                            6th game of Second Set , Monfils Breaks Back Nadal's Serve , Monfils was all over on Nadal in this game , he take first 3 points and took 0-40 lead , he had three break points , Nadal sends his Backhand too long and a break for Monfil. Monfils Levelled a game. 


                                           Nadal breaks Monfils Serve second time in a set , he didn't take too much time to come back in set and took a lead. Nadal's  thundering away a trademark inside out forehand winner and then whipping a couple of forehand passing shots down the line to get himself back in front.     


                                           After that game Nadal dominated second set.


                                           Double Faults by Monfils on his serve gave Nadal three break points. The Frenchman saves the first two, but no mistake from Rafa on the third and he secures a two sets to love lead when Monfils puts a backhand long. 


                                            Nadal took a set 6-3.

                                             3rd Set : Monfils takes 6-4

After securing a 3rd set in a match against Nadal 6-4.



                                            3rd set , 9th game Monfils broke Nadal's serve.Nadal's first double Faults of a game gave Monfils 2 break points of a game.Monfils takes the first one, as Rafa puts another forehand wide! and a game named to Monfils.


                                            Nadal had a chance to come back into a 3rd set when he had 3-break points but Monfils was not in a mood to give back a serve to Nadal. Monfil's a volley winner and two aces get him back to deuce.  Double Fault by Monfils gave another break points to Rafa. but Monfils striked back with beautifully carved ace out wide. he dollies a forehand into the net and we're back at deuce. Monfils served another ace and set point for him. This time Monfils didn't make a mistake , Monfils' cross court forehand winner wraps up the set.



                                            4th Set : Nadal takes 6-4


Nadal After winning a fourth set and a Match.



                                            5th game of 4th set , Nadal gave 3-break points to Monfils. He saved a first game point but Monfils took a second break point and a game.


                                            8th game Nadal breaks back in a set. Monfils missed three straight forehand in a set and gifted a break points to Nadal. A huge error by Monfils. This time Nadal holds his nerve and swats away a backhand winner up the line to get back on terms in the set.

        
                                            10th game of 4th set , A break point , A set point and A match points for Nadal.


                                             Monfils took first two points and took a lead in his own serve by 30-0 but Nadal fought back and forced his opponent to make an error , Monfils put a volley wide to fall behind 30-40. Monfils saved a first Match point with a tremendous forehand winner. Another Double Fault by Monfils gave Nadal second Match point , Monfils send his backhand outside of line. A Game, set and match to Nadal.


                                              Now Nadal will face third rank player  Milos Raonic in quarter final. Milos Raonic  defeated R.Bautista (7-6 3-6 6-4 6-1).   


                                                Rafael Nadal on Raonic ,"He's an opponent that makes you feel that you're playing with a lot of pressure all the time."




  
 
                    Barcelona      4         -        Eibar      0


                                     Barcelona hammered Eibar 4-0 where their three forward Lionel Messi , Neymar  and Suarez scored a goal. `

                                   
                                     8' minutes Barcelona suffered a huge blow before a game against Paris Saint German in next month , Sergio Bousquest was injured in a game. Sergio Bouquets was carried off on a stretcher with suspected ligament damage and could miss their Champions League last-16 first leg.


Busquets had to be carried off with ankle ligament damage after a dangerous challenge from Gonzalo Escalante

                                            Sergio Busquets was replaced  by Denis Saurez.


                                            10' minutes Lionel Messi's free kick went Over a Post Bar.

                                            20' minutes A magical pass from Lionel Messi to Suarez , Suarez followed a ball with wonderful touch and he was in a very good position to score  a goal. But his first touch shot didn't go into a net but it missed a post bar from right side.


                                              26' Ter Stegen Saved Barcelona by making a very good save on Eibar players' powerful shot.



                                              29' minutes Messi Free Kick shot saved by Eibar Goal Keeper.



                                              31' minutes Suarez passed a ball to Neymar , Neymar gave it to Messi , Messi shots a ball but it was blocked by Eibar defender. On a Rebound  Denis Suarez opened the scoring for Barcelona with a right-footed shot from the edge of the penalty area. No chance for Eibar goal keeper to stop a ball.


                                              42' minutes Messi run toward a Eibar post with a Ball , Play one to one with his team mates. After this he made a too good pass to Neymar , Neymar hit a ball with his right foot. but Eibar goal Keeper Asier Riesgo judge a shot very well and he put away a ball with his left hand. Barca missed another chance to score.



                                             44' minutes  another missed by Barca  , once again Messi created a chance made a very good pass to Adra Turan but Turan touched a ball but A ball went directly into hand of Eibar Goal Keeper Asier Riesgo.



                                             
                                              In a extra time of a First Half Luis Suarez effort denied by post.
                                           
Messi scored a second goal for Barca. Messi scored 15 goals this season in La Liga and 30 goals in all competitions.



                                              50' minutes Messi doubled a lead for Barcelona , when He tapped a ball from a close range to put a ball into a net with his left foot,Suarez provided a assist for a goal. 


  
                                              53' minutes Eibar's player scored a goal but it was given off side by referee.

Luis Suarez matched his strike partner as La Liga's top scorer this season with 15 goals.


                                             68' minutes Suarez scored a solo goal , he steals a ball from Eibar defender Florian Lejeune and put a ball into a right side of a net with right footed shot.


Neymar hadn't scored from open play since October, but brought that run to an end by slotting home Aleix Vidal's low cross in stoppage time.


                                               91' minutes extra time goal for Neymar , No Eibar defender around Neymar when he scored a goal from a cross pass provided by his team mates.


                                                Now Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi are Top scorer in La Liga with 15 goals.


                                                Victory moved third-placed Barca two points behind leaders Madrid, and a point adrift of Sevilla, at the halfway stage of the Spanish season. 

                      Athletico Madrid     2   -    Athletico Bilbao   2  
                                                 Atletico Madrid lost further ground on the top three as they needed a spectacular Antoine Griezmann equaliser 10 minutes from time to secure a 2-2 draw at Athletic Bilbao.


                        Sevilla     4    -      Osasuna      3            

                                             
La Liga Table : Top 5

     Team                      P   W    L   D   Pts
  
1. Real Madrid             18  13    1   4   43

2. Sevilla                     19  13    3   3   42

3. Barcelona                19  13    2   5   41

4. Athletico Madrid       19   13   4   5   35

5. Real Sociedad          19   13   6   2    35








                                               



                                              


                                                     

  
                                         

Sunday, 22 January 2017

                                               Bulls(22-23)    vs     Kings(16-27)

          
            Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Total
Bulls    24  31  20  27   102 

Kings   21  31  21  26   99

                                               Dwyane Wade helps Bulls to get a win against Denver Nuggets.Wade drops 30, makes key plays down the stretch Saturday in the Bulls much-needed win.


                                               For Bulls :
   
                                               Dwyane Wade scored added 30 points , 6 rebounds , 4 assists , 3 steals and made 4 blocks. Wade was solid on defence in this game ,He steals a ball 3 times and Block 4 shots in a game. Butler scored 23 points , 5 rebounds , 7 assists , Paul Zipser made 13 points , 4 rebounds. Nikola Mirotic scored 11 points , 5 rebounds , 1 assist , 1 steal.


                                               For kings :

                                                DeMarcus Cousin scored 42 points , 14 rebounds , 3 assists , 1 steal , 2 blocks. Kosta Koufos scored 7 points , 6 rebounds , 1 assist , 1 steal , 1 block. Ty Lawson scored 8 points , 3 rebounds , 6 assists , and 1 steal. Cousin was a only player who scored points in a double figure.


    

                                   Clippers(29-16)         vs       Nuggets(18-24)


                 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Total

LAC          18  27  26  27   98 
Nuggets    27  32  36  28   123 


                                                    No Chris Paul and Black Griffin in a game against Nuggets , without their two main player Clippers struggles against Nuggets. Nuggets took a lead from a first half and never gave back lead to LAC. Foul Trouble hurts LAC.


                                                  For LAC :

                                                  Speights scored 18 points , 3 rebounds , 2 assists , 1 steal. DeAndre Jordan scored 14 points , 13 rebounds , 3 assists. JJ Reddick added 14 points , 1 rebound , 3 assists , 2 steals. Austin Rivers put 16 points , 2 rebounds , 5 assists. Raymond Felton scored 14 points , 3 rebounds , 3 assists.


                                                  For Nuggets :

                                                    Nikola Jokic scored 19 points , 10 rebounds , 3 assists. Danilo Gallinari scored 18 points , 4 rebounds , 2 assists. Kenneth Faried added 13 points , 7 rebounds , 2 assists. Will Barton scored 18 points , 3 rebounds , 3 assists , 1 steal. Wilson Chandler scored 18 points , 7 rebounds , 1 assist. Nurkic scored 12 points , 5 rebounds , 3 assists.  



                                           Rockets(34-13)        vs         Memphis(26-20)

                  Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Total
Rockets     32  26  33  28   119 

Memphis   22  27  23  23    95


                                           Rockets beats Memphis with ease 119-95.

                                           For Rockets :

                                           James Harden scored 29 points , 6 rebounds , 10 assists , 3 steals and 2 blocks. A great performance by MVP Candidate. Eric Gordon scored 21 points , 3 rebounds , 5 assists , 1 steal , 1 block. Sam Dekker scored 30 points , 4 rebounds , 2 steals. Nene added 12 points , 3 rebounds , 3 steals , 1 block.


                                            For Memphis :

                                            Marc Gasol scored 32 points , 5 rebounds ,  1 assist , 2 steals , 3 blocks. Mike Conley scored 15 points , 4 rebounds , 6 assists. Chandler Parsons scored 12 points , 2 rebounds , 4 assists , 3 steals. Zach Randolph scored 11 points , 8 rebounds , 1 assist.



                                            Celtics(26-17)      vs      Portland(19-27)  


                Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 OT Total
Portland  26  30  32  25  14   127

Celtics    28  37  21  27  10    123


                                                Portland Trail Blazers won against Boston Celtics in OT 127-123 at
TD Garden. CJ McCollum and Damian Lillard lead a team to win.

                                               For Portland :

                                               CJ McCollum scored 35 points , 2 rebounds , 3 assists , 3 steals. Damian Lillard scored 28 points , 1 rebound , 7 assists , 1 block. Plumlee added 10 points , 11 rebounds , 8 assists , 1 steal. Aminu scored 11 points , 7 rebounds , 1 steal , 1 block. Meyers Leonard scored 17 points , 4 rebounds , 1 steal.


                                                For Celtics :

                                                Isaiah Thomas scored 41 points , 3 rebounds , 6 assists. Jae Crowder added 16 points , 4 rebounds , 2 assists , 1 steal. Al Horford scored 17 points , 9 rebounds , 5 assists. Marcus Smart scored 17 points , 6 rebounds , 6 assists , 2 steals. Terry Rozier scored 15 points , 3 rebounds , 3 assists. Kelly scored 10 points , 8 rebounds , 1 assists.  
                                                  

  

                                            Wizard(23-20)      vs     Piston(21-24) 

               Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Total
Wizard   26  29  27  30    112 

Piston     30 31  37   15    113


                                                  As Marcus Morris and Markieff Morris embraced each other on the Palace floor after the Detroit Pistons’ wild 113-112 victory over the Washington Wizards – a victory secured by Marcus’ tip just before the buzzer.


                                                   For Wizard :

                                                   John Wall scored 19 points , 7 rebounds , 10 assists , 2 steals. Otto Porter Jr. scored 11 points , 7 rebounds , 3 assists , 2 steals. Morris scored 19 points , 9 rebounds , 2 assists , 2 steals , 1 block. Bradley Beal scored 17 points , 5 rebounds , 4 assists , 2 steal , 1 block. Kelly Oubre Jr scored 11 points , 4 rebounds , 2 steals. Jason Smith added 16 points , 4 rebounds , 1 block.


                                                    For Piston :

                                                    Marcus Morris scored 25 points , 11 rebounds , 3 assists , 1 steal. Tobias Harris added 18 points , 9 rebounds , 5 assists. Reggie Jackson scored 19 points , 3 rebounds , 8 assists , 1 steal. Jon Leuer scored 10 points , 5 rebounds , 2 assists , 2 steals , 2 blocks.  

          

  




     

                 Saina Nehwal Shuts Pompawee Chochuwong in Two straight set (22-20 22-20) to win Malaysia Master Title.


Saina won Malaysia Master Title and a young badminton Sensation Pornpawee Chochuwong  made a huge impact on Badminton world.


                     Inida's No 1 Badminton Player Saina Naihwal wins a Malaysia Master Title after coming back from an injury. Saina Nehwal is back to her winning ways after recovering from a career-threatening knee injury suffered during Rio Olympics. The Indian badminton ace beat Thailand teenager Pornpawee Chochuwong 22-20, 22-20 in the final of the Malaysia Masters Grand.

                      Saina faced early exits and also missed the qualification mark for Dubai World Super series Finals. However, on Sunday she made a winning start to 2017.



                       This is a first time Saina Nehwal and Pornpawee Chochuwong  faced each other where Saina Nehwal is 10th rank player and Pornpawee Chochuwong is 67th rank player in Badminton.


                         This was her 23rd title overall and the first after last year’s Australian Open.

           
                         Chochuwong maintained the advantage going forward and was placed 11-5 at the break.However, Saina narrowed the gap to make it 10-13 before drawing level at 19-19 and then saving a game point.


                          Pornpawee Chochuwong  was in a pressure after Saina came back in a game , saving a match points. She was dominated by Saina after that Saina unleashed an array of cross court smashes to roar back into the game.


                          Saina took a First set in 20 minutes with 22-20.

Watch Live score : IND vs  ENG Here :Scorecard of a match Between IND vs ENG


spunky Thai teenager Pornpawee Chochuwong got a silver medal in Malaysia Master Open.

                           In a second game Pornpawee Chochuwong took a 3-0 lead. but once again Saina used her experience and took a lead 7-5 but teenager came back with equalling to 8-8 and 11-11.


                           Saina remained in the lead , before blowing away four match points to help Chochuwong draw level at 20-20.Saina, however, held her nerves to wrap up the thrilling final in straights games.