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Pelicans Vs Warriors: Curry Scores 40

Pelicans Vs Warriors

The 2015-16 NBA season got off to a colorful start with Stephen Curry being the first MVP to score 40+ points on an opening night. The Golden State Warriors beat the New Orleans Pelicans 111-95. The evening was in the honor of Golden State where the players were given 2014-15 championship rings at the opening ceremony. During the last year win, The Warriors had to go without Coach Steve Kerr. Though he attended the ring ceremony and went back to rest as he suffered from back injury. The team was coached by his assistant Luke Walton.

Curry was the star attraction with 40 points, six rebounds, and seven assists. During the first quarter, Warriors excited the crowd as Curry hit 43 points. This helped them raise the championship. In the excitement, Curry bumped his body with the teammates pushing them to the floor. This was the same reaction fans witnessed four months ago. Curry went on to score 40 points that took Golden State Warriors to a thumping victory of 111-95 on Tuesday night leave the New Orleans Pelicans high and dry. It is worth a mention here that it is his 10th in his career where he scored a 40 point game.

The team held the championship banner in a detailed pregame ceremony that was nothing short of glitz and glamour. The ceremony saw fireworks and glow sticks. The match was nothing short of excitement and Curry was the highlight of the game. During the game, he shot 14 of 26 straight from the field that includes 5-of-12 from three. Though the Pelicans were short of Jrue Holiday, who was kept on rest, Omer Asik who suffers a calf strain, Tyreke Evans called off for a knee injury and Norris Cole down with ankle sprain. This was the best every season opener game that kept the audience on the toes.

Mike Tyson Backs Donald Trump

Mike Tyson Backs

Sports persons make news on both on and off the field. Mike Tyson, a world famous former boxer has made news by entering the political arena. The boxing champion said that he is going to support Donald Trump for the upcoming the US presidential election that is to be held in the year 2016. Donald Trump is one of the popular billionaires in the US. He had played various roles such as television personality, real estate developer, business author and many more. At one time, Trump was playing the role of financial advisor to Tyson, and he also hosted the match Tyson vs. Michael Spinks.
While issuing the endorsement on late Monday, Tyson said that he wanted a business-minded commander to become a President of US in the future after Barrack Obama. As soon Mike’s endorsement, Trump’s publicity increased rapidly on the Internet. Donald Trump thanked Mike Tyson for his support.
Mike Tyson is known for various holding various records with respect to boxing game. He has also been involved in various controversies outside the sports as well. Only time can answer whether Mike’s endorsement can really help Donald Trump to win the US Presidential race.

Infantino to Contest in FIFA Presidential Election

FIFA Presidential Election

There are lots twists and turns happening in the world of football, and recently, there was a kind of shock news for football fans when Gianni Infantino, UEFA General Secretary told that he will contest for the FIFA presidential election. The announcement from Infantino has shaken the strong of hope of Michel Platini.
Infantino, a multilingual lawyer from Swiss, has been the general secretary of UEFA since 2009, entered the election contest with the full support of the UEFA’s executive committee. The announcement would have put Platini in an uncomfortable position. Right now, Platini is serving a ban of 90-days for his alleged illegal money transaction.
UEFA expressed its support to Infantanio by saying that he has all the qualities to become a president of the organization.
Another major setback for Platini is FIFA’s electoral committee will check the background and history of all the candidates, which means Platini’s chances of standing in the election, would be canceled due to his current ban. Between, Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim al Khalifa, an Asian football chief announced that he will contest the election.