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"It's a really similar event and it's literally back-to-back from the other one, so it's a little bit of a weird sensation coming from what felt like the world championships coming to play another world championship," Shapovalov said.
"It didn't sit well with me on Christmas Day," McCaw said. "We definitely didn't give it our best effort and I think tonight guys took it personally. It wasn't talked about. Guys just went out and gave it their all."
Tim Hardaway made six three-pointers and scored 25 points and Kristaps Porzingis made four three pointers while adding 18 points as the Mavericks won for the 15th time in the last 20 games. D'Angelo Russell scored a game high 35 points in the loss.
Japanese star Kei Nishikori pulled out of the Australian Open and the inaugural ATP Cup Monday as he continues to struggle with an elbow injury that has kept him out since the US Open.
Those who question F1's credentials as a sport, given the role of the car in making the star, or its carbon footprint, might have no problem with that.
It was a bold decision by Williamson to bowl on a pitch that has traditionally been docile and favored the batsmen.
Embiid pulled down 11 rebounds and played a key role in neutralizing Milwaukee's reigning NBA Most Valuable Player Giannis Antetokounmpo, who was held to 18 points on eight-of-23 shooting.
"We didn't feel it that much for the moment, the quality of the air. I think it should be okay for the matches."