Cavaliers: James surpassed Michael Jordan (2,188) for the second-most made field goals in playoff history. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (2,356) tops the list. … James dropped to 48-8 in first-round games. … Green was 0 for 7 from the field, 0 for 3 from the line and the Cavs were outscored by 15 when he was on the floor.
He promised his sons, ages 8 and 10, that he would be there when they played tackle football to make sure they did it safely and correctly, and that time is at hand.
When it came down to it, I couldn’t take another year, 6-8 months, where I’m not there, said Harrison, who lives with his family in Pittsburgh. It just wasn’t worth it.
Not surprisingly, the Steelers did not pursue him as a free agent this year.
Harrison announced his retirement this week. Much has been debated about his legacy with the Steelers, especially after the somewhat ugly divorce at the end of last season, when the Steelers cut him and he signed with the Patriots three days later.
Boston was left fuming after center Riley Nash, who returned to the lineup after suffering an ear laceration on March 31, was ruled to have put the puck directly over the glass for a delay of game penalty with just over three minutes left in the first, even though replays suggested otherwise.
Toronto, which was 1 for 7 with the man advantage through the first two games, made the Bruins pay just 7 seconds later when van Riemsdyk scored his second goal of the series at 17:05 to give the Leafs their first lead of the series.
When it came down to it, I couldn’t take another year, 6-8 months, where I’m not there, he said. It just wasn’t worth it.
Harrison certainly made an impression on Bill Belichick, who gave him a glowing review shortly after he arrived in New England 15 weeks into the 2017 season.
It’s been fun getting to know Jrue this year, Rondo said. He’s a great person, even better person off the court than he is on the court.
Teammates say Holiday is in a good place right now. They know that life was cruel when his wife, Lauren, was diagnosed with a benign brain tumor while she was five months pregnant in June 2016.
Now he has a healthy wife and a healthy daughter named Jrue Tyler Holiday. Everyone calls her J.T.
It’s been great, Davis said of his teammate. All he wants to do is play basketball, and now that everything that was going on with him is squared away and doing fine, he’s just focused on playing, and he’s playing at a high level.
With his family in a good spot, Holiday has been able to focus on his performance on the court.