If you thought when the Clippers morphed into contenders under Doc Rivers’ tutelage that would be the end of “Lob City,” you were dead wrong. In the second quarter of the Clips home opener versus the Thunder, Clippers center DeAndre Jordan caught a lob from Chris Paul and nearly bumped his head on the rim throwing it down.
The Thunder somehow have remained competitive despite Kevin Durant’s absence and Russell Westbrook leaving the game with a hand injury in the second quarter.
Even the New York Knicks winning the game 95-90 couldn’t ruin it. The moment Cleveland Cavaliers fans had been waiting for finally arrived.
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They blew a two goal lead – but the Canucks still came away with two points.
Daniel Sedin scored a powerplay goal in overtime, and the Vancouver Canucks defeated the conference-leading Montreal Canadiens 3-2 in overtime Thursday night.
Montreal came into the game leading the Eastern Conference with eight wins in their first ten games.
However, the Canucks struck first, courtesy of a pretty give-and-go between Nick Bonino and Derek Dorsett in the second period, which ended with Bonino burying his fourth goal of the year
Brad Richardson also scored two minutes into the third period, giving the Canucks a 2-0 lead.
The Canadiens came back, with goals by Alex Galchenyuk and Max Pacioretty in the final ten minutes of the third.
But an interference call against Tom Gilbert 50 seconds into overtime gave the Canucks the opening they needed.
Vancouver is now 7-3 on the year, tied for second…
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By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Authorities are investigating a possible police connection to the killing of three U.S. citizens visiting their father in Mexico who were found shot to death along with a Mexican friend more than two weeks after going missing.
Published: October 30, 2014 at 08:48PM
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