Raptors honor victims of van attack before Game 5

Cleveland Cavaliers' Le Bron James wears a bandage over his left eye during the second half of Game 6 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Indiana Pacers Friday

Cleveland Cavaliers' Le Bron James wears a bandage over his left eye during the second half of Game 6 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Indiana Pacers Friday

The result was a 102-92 Toronto win that eliminates Washington from the postseason and sends the Raptors on to the next round (to face the victor of the Pacers/Cavaliers series).

The location was Milwaukee, but the Raptors are hoping to experience the same feeling Friday night when they visit the Washington Wizards in Game 6 of their Eastern Conference first-round series.

IN guard Victor Oladipo paced a potent IN attack with team-highs of 28 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists IN a 121-87 rout of Cleveland IN Indianapolis to even the first-round series at three games apiece. LeBron James had 27 points and six assists in their last contest. A tired John Wall, who scored 32 points, and Beal (23), on the other hand, played 86 minutes between them. "That little group has a playing personality that he does make a difference with that group". He is kind of the engine, the toughness.

Indiana Pacers' Thaddeus Young waves to the crowd as he leaves the second half of Game 6 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Cleveland Cavaliers Friday

After having high expectations coming into the season, the Washington Wizards failed to live up to them as their campaign came to an end with a first-round playoff exit.

It was the second straight year in which the Raps closed out their first-round opponent in Game 6 on the road. And yet, here we are; what a time to be alive. After that the Raptors never looked back.

"I blame myself for a lot of mistakes, for a lot of forced shots late in the game", DeRozan explained after watching film at the BioSteel Centre on Monday morning.

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USA crude oil inventories C-STK-T-EIA rose by 2.2 million barrels in the week to April 20, to 429.74 million barrels. Within 30 minutes of opening, the Dow was down 186.52, the S&P declined 18.80 and NASDAQ was 51.11 lower.

The Wizards received a blow earlier today when it was announced that Otto Porter would undergo surgery and miss, at the least, Games 6 and 7 of this first round series. Oubre made 11 starts during the regular season, averaging 10.7 points, 4.6 rebounds, and 1.9 threes in 32.7 minutes of action per game. That's when the Raptors went on a 12-4 run, with Van Vleet contributing three assists. Toronto did not have a player score more than 20 points in their last matchup.

However, the odds were certainly not in Toronto's favor after being down 53-50 at the half.

"John Wall sat the final 3:15 of the third quarter to get a breather". Lead by an undrafted Fred VanVleet, the bench had huge success with a league-high plus/minus of 3.6. Beal had to take on a bigger role with Wall missing two months with a knee injury. It's your choice whether to bet the Raptors on the moneyline or take the points. Still, Washington came out strong and built a 10-point lead at the end of the first quarter. Then there was one of those recognizable energy-creating put-back dunks from Pascal Siakam, not to mention his defence.

Erdogan says Turkey shares 'historical pain of Armenian citizens'
The former USA presidents, starting from 1981, including Barack Obama, also refused to call the historical events a "genocide". The US president, just as before, used an Armenian term translated as "a great tragedy". "It's a historic day for Armenia".

His sudden return to the league's hardwoods came in Game 2 against Toronto, when Brooks turned to his 30-year-old backup and told him to replace All-Star John Wall.

"I'm still looking for that manual that says you can't play your second unit".

"I think we have an opportunity this summer to try to make our team better. But that's my job to go out there and set the table".

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The ban will also impact the business of a number of U.S firms including Qualcomm, Dolby and Acacia Communications. ZTE's core business was harmed severely and the company halted trading of its Hong Kong and mainland shares.

The Toronto Raptors' inability to mirror their home form on the road, has caused this series to surpass most predictions in terms of the number of games it has taken to decide a victor.

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