Tag: win

Nov 17 2018

What did Sixers coach Brett Brown tell Jimmy Butler to get him hyped for win over Jazz?

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jimmy Butler had the sellout crowd chanting his name and singing his favorite theme song. Butler scored 28 points in his home debut, Joel Embiid had 23 and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Utah Jazz, 113-107, on Friday night. Butler, the four-time All-Star acquired Monday from Minnesota in a five-player trade, got a […]

Nov 17 2018

Butler's sly dig at former team after debut 76ers win

Star Philadelphia recruit Jimmy Butler couldn’t resist sticking the boot into his former team after grabbing a debut home win with the 76ers. Butler marked a successful home debut in Philadelphia’s 113-107 win against the Utah Jazz. The former Timberwolves star dropped a team-high 28 points and went 12-of-15 from the field in the win, and […]

Nov 17 2018

NBA scores, highlights, updates: Celtics beat Raptors in possible playoff preview; Butler gets first win with 76ers

The NBA has an eight-game slate on Friday with a large amount of focus on the Eastern Conference when the action gets underway. The Boston Celtics avenged an early-season loss to the Toronto Raptors in a battle between two of the elite teams in the conference.  In addition, Jimmy Butler got his first win as […]

Nov 16 2018

How Mike McCarthy's coaching mistakes robbed the Packers of a win over the Seahawks

If you’ve ever wondered why the Green Bay Packers have only managed one trip to the Super Bowl since drafting Aaron Rodgers, the reason is looking more obvious by the week: head coach Mike McCarthy. The Packers’ 27-24 loss to the Seattle Seahawks was a nearly perfect microcosm of the Rodgers-McCarthy era in Green Bay. […]

Nov 16 2018

Russell Wilson, Seahawks grind out win over Packers

Russell Wilson found an open Ed Dickson for the game-winning touchdown to cap off the Seattle Seahawks‘ thrilling 27-24 comeback victory over the Green Bay Packers in Week 11. Here’s what we learned on Thursday Night Football: 1. Taking advantage of an injury-ravaged defense running on fumes after an impressive third quarter, Wilson led a pair […]

Nov 16 2018

Red Sox's Mookie Betts, Brewers' Christian Yelich win 2018 MLB MVP honors

Mookie Betts of the Red Sox was named the 2018 American League Most Valuable Player, while Christian Yelich of the Brewers won National League MVP honors, MLB announced Thursday night. On the AL side, Betts topped fellow finalists Mike Trout of the Angels and Jose Ramirez of the Indians. In the NL vote, Christian Yelich beat out Javier Baez of the Cubs […]

Nov 16 2018

Mookie Betts beats Mike Trout, Jose Ramirez to win American League MVP

7:06 PM ET Mookie Betts couldn’t draw up a dream season much more perfect than this: a batting title, a 30/30 campaign, a World Series championship and now the American League MVP award. The understated Boston Red Sox star hit .346 with 32 home runs and 30 stolen bases. He won a Gold Glove in […]

Nov 15 2018

Pete Prisco's Week 11 picks: Rodgers leads Packers over Seahawks, Rams score 40-plus in win over Chiefs

The picks took a bad turn and ended up in Loser-ville last week. After a nice two-week run, I had a bad week straight up and against the spread. So it’s time to regroup. Again. It seems like that’s been a season-long trend. I get hot for a week or two, and then go right […]

Nov 15 2018

LeBron gets 44, passes Wilt in LA's 126-117 win over Blazers

LOS ANGELES — A floating jumper, a foul and a free throw in the fourth quarter of a tight game. With a gorgeous three-point play , the King jumped over the Big Dipper. LeBron James’ inimitable presence has already been felt in his first few weeks in Hollywood. His most impressive game yet for the […]

Nov 15 2018

Lakers' Rajon Rondo breaks his right hand in win over Trail Blazers

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