Golden State Warriors’ Kevin Durant (bottom right) blocks a shot against Houston Rockets during Game 1 of a 2nd-round playoff series on Sunday. Associated Press
The Los Angeles Clippers delivered the biggest comeback in NBA playoff history Monday, rallying from a 31-point deficit for a shocking 135-131 win over the two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors. Lou Williams scored 36 points and Montrezl Harrell nailed a couple of clutch late free throws as the Clippers surprised even themselves to square the first round playoff series at 1-1.
Kevin Durant scored 38 points as the Golden State Warriors made sure they didn’t blow another big lead by routing the Los Angeles Clippers 132-105 in game three of their playoff series on Thursday.
Jamal Murray led a dramatic late fightback as the Denver Nuggets scored a series-levelling 114-105 victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday in their Western Conference playoff duel.
A helicopter crash in the hills near Calabasas was also confirmed by the Los Angeles Times.
Swiss pair Roger Federer and Belinda Bencic will next month attempt to achieve a remarkable double as they bid to retain their Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships titles.
Lucas Herbert pipped South Africa’s Christiaan Bezuidenhout on the second play-off hole to mark the Australian Day in style with a by winning Dubai Desert Classic on Sunday.