As is always the case with Cleveland's superstar, the poor performance prompted the usual speculation and suspicion: Is he hurt? "A weird-feeling game".
Even with those contributions, it took a miserable performance from James and a game-winner from Bradley for the Celtics to walk away from Cleveland with a victory. James spun around and asked the man to repeat himself. According to CLNS Media's Jared Weiss, James made it clear to reporters after the game that he told his teammates "Stevens is an ATO (after timeout) genius" before the series began.
For a superstar who regularly seizes the biggest moments and makes them his own, it was unusual to see James basically look like one of Cleveland's reserves. Irving and Love scored a combined eight points on 4-6 shooting in the fourth quarter, which is efficient, but not enough when James is off.
Smith, who hit both 3-pointers after halftime, said it was more about unselfish play and less about defense of the Celts.
What's that? A three-time champion, four-time MVP, two-time Olympic gold medalist, global icon, billion-dollar-business-in-sneakers, wasn't confident?
"I think we got a little bit too passive", he said.
Donald Trump meets Pope Francis at The Vatican
He squeezed Trump into an early morning slot so as not to have to cancel or delay his regular Wednesday general audience in St. But President Donald Trump and Pope Francis share a trait that adds drama to their first meeting Wednesday: unpredictability.
So even if Silver was tempted to make the call, there's nearly zero chance of a salvage job in either of the conference finals. We need it to be very lively and we'll go out there and we'll fight. "We want to give our home crowd a better outing than we put out the past two games".
The Celtics ended the Cavaliers' 13-game postseason winning streak despite playing without injured star Isaiah Thomas and losing by 44 points in Game 2. "I feel like you have to have some type of adversity in order to be successful". "We have been playing so well, but when another team is playing that well then you know that the team that gets the last shot is going to win".
Thomas didn't travel with the club to Cleveland, but he was part of the postgame fun. "So we've got to be a lot better, for sure".
Celtics guard Marcus Smart is not knowing for his scoring. This wasn't a season-ender, but but he was so out of sorts last night. Usually, he hangs around to work on his game, but on this day No. 23 wasn't visible. But it came with James as the focal point, James as the potential scapegoat and James, yes, as arguably the biggest lightning rod in sports. Bradley said. "We never counted ourselves out". "We lost; it happens".
However, Stevens liked his team's energy leading up to tipoff and felt confident they would play hard. It wasn't his ordinary game. "They can not. We can not go to Boston 2-2". "As good as they are and they are tremendous, that might have been the best game I've ever seen a team play against us", he said.
Both declined . " Donald Trump seems determined to think of no one except Donald Trump ", said Senator Elizabeth Warren, (D) MA . Elijah Cummings, claims Flynn lied during his security clearance, saying US companies paid for his trip to Russian Federation.
In an unusual disclosure of the movements of US military assets, Trump revealed the USA had two nuclear submarines in the region. He is a commander of the Abu Sayyaf militant group and was wounded by a military airstrike in January.
Last July, Mahal resigned with the company and did well briefly teamed with Rusev in an angle against Enzo Amore and Big Cass. Interestingly, his return to the WWE nearly didn't happen. "It's been nearly a year now, it'll be a year next week", he said.
Trump's visit to the Eternal City comes after two stops in the Middle East where he visited the cradles of Islam and Judaism. But the timing on Wednesday was tight as Francis had his weekly Wednesday general audience.
Also, adding Matt Kalil to the mix at left tackle allows Michael Oher to move back over to his natural spot on the right side. The report said Oher allegedly knocked the driver to the ground after the latter put his hand on the offensive tackle's face.
Officials said all of the bombing victims have been identified , but names were being withheld until autopsies were completed. Al Jazeera's Phillips, reporting from Manchester on Wednesday, said there is anger in the city over the attacks.
Abedi was of Libyan descent but born and raised in the United Kingdom , sources in Manchester's Libyan community told CNN. The relative said Salman had travelled to Manchester from Libya four days before Monday's bombing that killed 22 people.
But me personally, I didn't have it". "I mean, what do you want me to say?" There wasn't much to gush about, that's for sure. A 30-point home loss with IT4, a 42-point home loss with IT4 and a thrilling three-point win on the road without him.
El presidente Macri sufrió una descompensación
Macri ha llegado a la nación andina procedente de una larga gira que le ha llevado a China, Japón y Emiratos Árabes Unidos. Macri se descompensó durante la asunción de Moreno durante el mediodía de ayer.
Al menos 19 muertos en un atentado en Manchester
La seguridad personal de la cantante esperó junto a los fans hasta que fue seguro salir del Manchester Arena. La policía ha confirmado que está dedicando "amplios recursos" al incidente, entre ellos artificieros.
Trump Meets Pope Francis At The Vatican
He did tell reporters that they had "a fantastic meeting" and spoke of what an honor it was, but that was about it. Also read: Trump meets with Pope Francis amid policy clashes that include the environment .
Iran's Zarif scorns Trump after speech, arms deal
During his quick stop in the region, Trump met with both Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. Trump's choice of allies in the region, and a literal highlighting of the USA leader's own focus on "investment".
Pope offers olive branch to President Trump
He also gave the Pope a piece of granite from the Martin Luther King Jr. "We had a fantastic meeting", the President said. At least a half-dozen protests against Trump were scheduled to take place in Rome on Tuesday or Wednesday.
El Real Madrid gana su liga 33
Sabemos que será una final difícil (con Juventus, por la Champions, el 3 de junio), pero ahora toca disfrutar la liga española. La gestión de Zinedine Zidane en el banquillo es uno de los grandes motivos del Real Madrid para la consecución de LaLiga.
Off-Duty Police Officer Among Dead in UK Blast
Cities including Paris, Nice, Brussels, St Petersburg, Berlin and London have suffered militant attacks in the last two years. On Wednesday, there will be a minute of silence before Manchester United plays Ajax in soccer's Europa League final.
Embattled Brazilian president orders troops to restore order
The newspaper's report led to immediate protests against Temer in Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, also calling for his resignation. Brazil's stock market plunged more than 10% immediately after opening Thursday , wiping out nearly all its gains for the year.
Fans enjoy Stockholm sunshine ahead of Europa final
United was the clear victor , the players imposing themselves as much through their physicality as their superior game management. Paul Pogba , busy in central midfield early on, scored from the top of the box thanks to a big deflection off Davinson Sanchez.