Manu Ginobili canned a 26-foot three-pointer with 5 seconds to play to lift the San Antonio Spurs to a 105-102 victory over the Boston Celtics in a game between two of the NBA’s heavyweights at AT&T Center.
Mauricio Pochettino lavished praise on Arsène Wenger before the first north London derby of the season, describing his counterpart at Arsenal as a “very special manager” and an “innovator”, and said he would like to match the Frenchman’s longevity by spending “20 years at Tottenham”.
Mauricio Pochettino had promised further surprises after his deployment of a 5-3-2 against Real Madrid, but perhaps the biggest surprise was that he kept the shape the same against Liverpool on Sunday afternoon.
Antonio Conte will hope Diego Costa justifies his faith in having him rather than Everton's Romelu Lukaku, as his main striker, and delivers another three points today in Chelsea's chase for the title.
The Cleveland Cavaliers overcame a bout of fourth quarter jitters to take a grip of their NBA playoff series against the Indiana Pacers on Monday as San Antonio seized control of its duel with Memphis.