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  • KINDERSLEY, Sask. Custom Baltimore Ravens Jerseys . — World Junior A ChallengeAt Kindersley, Sask.All Times EasternPRELIMINARY ROUNDGroup AGroup BNote: Three points for a regulation win, two for an overtime/shootout win, one for an overtime/shootout loss. Sundays gamesSwitzerland vs. Canada East, 4:30 p.m. Denmark vs. Canada West, 8:30 p.m.Monday, Dec. 15Russia vs. Denmark, 4:30 p.m. U.S. vs. Switzerland, 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 16Canada East vs. U.S., 4:30 p.m. Canada West vs. Russia, 8:30 p.m. End of Preliminary roundPLAYOFFSWednesday, Dec. 17Quarter-finals, 4:30 and 8:30 p.m.Thursday, Dec. 18SemifinalsQuarter-final winners, 4:30 and 8:30 p.m.Friday, Dec. 19Fifth-Place Game, 4:30 p.m.Bronze Medal GameQuarter-final losers, 8:30 p.m.Saturday, Dec. 20Gold Medal GameQuarter-final winners, 3:30 p.m. Tony Jefferson Jersey . Less than 24 hours later, in the same arena, he tried to recreate the magic of his all-time favourite player. Hilliard scored a career-high 26 points and No. Joe Flacco Jersey . Bale has had a successful debut season in Spain, and Ancelotti appears ready to reward him with a starting role on Saturday. Ancelotti says "Gareth had some problems at the beginning (of the season) but when he found good physical condition he scored a lot of goals, he had a good impact on the team.NEW ORLEANS - Anthony Davis stepped to his right and blocked a direct path to the basket for Tim Duncan, who instead went up for a layup.Davis took over from there.The 6-foot-10 power forward blocked Duncans shot before tying up the ball, drawing loud cheers from the sold-out crowd. He finished with 22 points, 12 rebounds and five blocks in New Orleans 97-90 victory over slumping San Antonio on Friday night.Honestly, I didnt even think about it was Tim, Davis said. I was just in the moment playing basketball.The Pelicans earned consecutive wins over the Spurs for the first time in team history. They also won 100-99 in San Antonio on Nov. 8.Ryan Anderson scored 22 points for New Orleans (15-14), and Jrue Holiday added 15 points and seven assists.San Antonio played without point guard Tony Parker, who was sidelined by a lingering left hamstring strain. Parker played the previous two games, including Thursdays 114-106 loss to Oklahoma City, but coach Gregg Popovich said the injury is still a problem.Duncan had 20 points and 11 rebounds for the Spurs (18-13), and Cory Joseph also scored 20 points. San Antonio has dropped six of seven.The Pelicans led 48-44 at halftime, and Davis helped his team stay in front in the third. He had 10 points, six rebounds and four blocked shots in the period, including an emphatic rejection of a Manu Ginobili shot that bounced out of play.After the block on Duncan, Davis turned to the crowd and let out an emotional yell.The crowd was energized, we get energized, Anderson said. When you see that kind of effort from a player - especially youre best player - it rubs off. James Hurst Jersey. You want to give that same heart and that same effort. That was an incredible stretch right there. You dont see that very often.Davis rested at the start of the fourth quarter, and New Orleans reserves helped push the lead to 81-72 on Andersons jumper with 7:50 to go. John Salmons 3-pointer increased the Pelicans advantage to 12 with 5 1/2 minutes left.The Pelicans put the game out of reach on Davis third assist of the game in the final minute, a soft underhanded toss to Anderson, who finished the play off with a dunk.Hes an MVP candidate, Popovich said of Davis. Hes blossomed.New Orleans scored 20 points off of 17 San Antonio turnovers and outrebounded the Spurs by five. The Spurs picked up only one offensive rebound.Any time you hold a team with Tim Duncan on it to one offensive rebound, you feel like youve accomplished something, Pelicans coach Monty Williams said.TIP-INSSpurs: Marco Belinelli scored 13 points, and Ginobili finished with 12. ... San Antonio led 24-20 after one.Pelicans: New Orleans won for only the second time this season when it shoots a lower percentage than its opponent. The Pelicans shot 41.7 per cent from the field, compared to 49 per cent for the Spurs. The only other such win was against Utah on Nov. 22.BLOCKEDThe Pelicans are fourth in the NBA in blocked shots, averaging six per game. But the key number for New Orleans is seven. When the Pelicans have at least that many, including Friday against San Antonio, they are 10-0 this season.UP NEXTSpurs: Host Houston on Sunday night.Pelicans: Visit Chicago on Saturday night. Stitched Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys Wholesale Wholesale Jerseys 2019 Cheap Jerseys Online Wholesale Jerseys From China Cheap Jerseys Throwback Nike NFL Jerseys China ' ' '
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