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second impressive block from k.j. mcdaniels. motiejunas, nice, soft touch and he yells for a foul as well. saying something to mark linsley. >> jeff: no complaints by either side when the game is 25-plus, let's just finish it out. >> mark: i'm sure you agree with this, a point you should call the game. >> jeff: no question. what is that the run rule in softball? >> mike: how about the old rule that you proposed years ago? as motiejunas is bumped by green and a foul. green upset. he was clearly bumping him. if it's 25 or more and the team behind, half-court shot, tied game. >> jeff: exactly. >> mark: don't encourage him, mike, please don't. >> mike: they need to invite you
to the meeting. >> jeff: can you imagine? start from the backcourt, one goes in -- my goodness. >> mike: motiejunas hits the free throw. later, don't miss "sportscenter" with max and the coach. recap of all the playoff action. and mlb. coming up tonight, 3:30 remaining here in game one. >> announcer: nba playoffs on abc brought to you by mini. burger king. now you can get five delicious items for only $4, it's a bigger meal for a better deal. only at burger king. and kaiser permanente go on offense to turn your bad habits into good ones.
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blowout here in game one this afternoon. james hard in that first half, he had four points and four fouls. the guy took more free throws than anybody in the nba this year did not attempt a free throw so far in this game. marvelous defense, now he's on the bench as golden state is blowing them away. you go up by 25 or more, you have to play with four players until the deficit is cut to 15. >> mark: he's rubbing off on you, mike. >> jeff: that even sounds crazy to me. you know you hit a low point. but i do think, maybe starting some games with a -- and that was the second free throw there -- but, i don't everybody know what i was going to suggest. >> mike: stay focused. >> jeff: i'm trying. >> mike: barnes.
and capela grabs it. capela dowel figures in rebounds with ten. actually had a career-high in the season finale a double dribble or a travel right there. capela had a season-high 17 rebounds in their playoff-clinching game the other night. they really like this kid, still only 21 years old. >> jeff: and he started with dwight howard for a number of games. and they played well together. there was an odd pairing in that, you know, it goes away from spacing the floor, but the rebounding factor the ability to protect the rim, they did very well with that lineup. >> mike: varejao with the rebound. brandon rush is in as well. rush. can't hit. barnes grabs another.
thompson's jumper. another offensive rebound. and a foul. let's send it over to lisa salters. >> lisa: mike for those just tuning in, steph curry is still on the bench, seems to be in a good mod, he tweaked his ankle late in the second quarter, got retaped, twice, again, he's on the bench. i'm total he's available. it's a coach's decision right now. steve kerr opting to keep him out, to keep him safe, looking guard to game two. he's available to go back into the game, but, kerr has opted to keep him out since just a couple of minutes really into the third quarter. mike. >> mike: lisa, you're right on. if you're a warriors fan, the best site is him sitting on the bench laughing like that, obviously he's not concerned. >> jeff: with that, he's
leaving. >> mike: he's done. starting treatment already. >> mark: he did that like he was leaving church early. >> mike: ducking down low. >> jeff: that was like isaiah thomas and the bad boys sneaking out against the bulls. >> mike: varejao trying to keep it alive and rockets fall. game two, monday night back here at oracle arena. that's a great analogy. curry had 24 points in that first half. goudelock. though a complete domination, closest they were in the second half was 15, led by double figures most of the game.
was an 18-point lead after one. clark drives, shot blocked by capela. picked up by mcdaniels. all right, guys f you're jb bickerstaff, what some of the things you're thinking about to change or adjust or hope for for game two. >> jeff: for me, figuring out who you really want to play. beasley played in first half not in the second half. the rockets have so much so many guys who are just sort of one-dimensional or 1 1/2-dimensional. >> mark: emphasize the point you got to do it. if we don't do it, we don't have a chance to beat this team. they're the best in the business for a reason. >> mike: a rockets team as clark
nails the three-pointer, the rockets during the regular season, they averaged 106.5 per game. fourth in the nba in scoring. and they're not even going to make 80. fantastic defensive performance from golden state. now can dribble it out. as the shot clock is turned off. wednesday night, capped off the best regular season in nba history with 73 victories. time to reset and focus, that's what the warriors were saying, boy they were focused to start and they take game one with a wire to wire performance. 26-point beatdown by the warriors. james harden a real struggle. came alive a little bit in the third quarter. but didn't take a single
free-throw attempt. now, of course, golden state will take a 1-0 lead. klay thompson, 16 points. he's with lisa. >> lisa: thank you, mike. klay, just describe what the intensity level was like throughout the game it seemed like it was getting chippy at times. >> it did. expect that in the playoffs. i'm just happy we were able to take this. we got a strong group. >> lisa: what were you guys doing defensively against james harden? he had just four points in first half. ended up with 17 points. didn't get to the free-throw line at all. >> don't reach. don't ever reach on him. he gets in a rhythm and goes to free-throw line. go straight up with him. take tough twos.
>> lisa: steph seemed to be okay, you were sitting with him over there on the bench but he didn't play, what can you tell me about him? >> he'll be okay. it was precautionary. we can hold a 20-point lead without him. so, he's a tough, tough competitor and he can play through pain. so, we expect him out here on monday. >> lisa: thank you, klay. >> mike: all right, number one on the agenda for golden state, monitoring and treating the ankle of steph curry. lot of players contributing for the warriors including their bench. speights with 12 points off the bench. more to come after the time-out. at subway, we're excited about our new carved turkey.
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tonight, breaking news the the four year-old girl is shot to death inside a home in kensington, we're live with the very latest. also count down is
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magee, jeff skversky and walter perez. saturday night i'm walter perez. neighborhood across the region spent this sunny saturday getting involved in spring clean ups. in 100 days the city of philadelphia takes enter stage in the selection for the democratic presidential nominee. but the big story on "action news" is breaking news, a four year-old girl has been shot and killed inside a home there. it happened this have afternoon on the 200 block of mayfield street. the "action news" reporter jeff chirico is live there with the details, jeff? >> reporter: walter, family, friend, neighbors are stun, they described the four year-old girl as a smart, beautiful child and they just want to know how this could have happened. the young girl's body was removed from the home just moment ago. homicide detectives are still inside the house here on the 200 block of east mayfield street piecing together what led to the shooting and who pulled the trigger. police said that the girl was shot once inside her home just before 2:30 and was pronounced
dead by medics on the scene. little girl lived here with her mom, dad and six siblings. neighbor say mom was pro he cantive of her children and would only let them play in the backyard because she was afraid of the crime on the streets. >> i just wanted to bring kid out. no i'm in the bringing kid out here. no, no. sweet, loving little girl. she was full of life. she was always willing to help. she was in love with her big sister and little brother. >> reporter: back out here live, as police wrap up the investigation we are told a gun was recovered but no arrests have been made. on a side note it has been a particularly bloody day for children across the country, a one year-old was shot in the neck in chicago and an infant was shot in the face and killed in detroit. we will update this developing story on six abc.com and on "action news" at 11:00. we are live from kensington, jeff chirico for channel six "action news". >> thanks, jeff. violence struck earlier
this morning in another part of the north philadelphia, where a 23 year-old man was shot 12 times, amazingly though he survived. this happened just after 2:00 a.m. in the 2400 block of germantown avenue just outside the j and s tavern. police are working to determine if an altercation inside that bar might have have led to the shooting. victim was taken to penn presbyterian where he remains in stable condition tonight. from our new jersey news room police in camden are investigating a shooting that ended with a man another justly injured. it happened at 1:30 this morning in an alley off of the 1200 block of morton street. man was shot several times and taken to cooper university hospital where he remains in serious condition. hundreds of people, turned out to a march in north philadelphia to call for an end to violence. police commissioner ross was among them. crowd walk from progress plaza down broad street to city hall. today's event was sponsored by the group called one day at a time. a police officer in philadelphia a was injured overnight during a car crash in west philadelphia. the officer was responding to a call to assist another
officer, when he struck another vehicle will at 52nd and wyalosing street. he was taken to to temple for extremity and expect to be okay. driver of the other vehicle was not injured. moving on to the accu weather forecast and in the wake of the picture perfect spring day. we had highs in the upper 60's and it is not over just yet. tomorrow will be warmer. meteorologist melissa magee is a at the big board with the first check of the accu weather forecast, hi there melissa. >> a a spectacular start to the saturday with ample sunshine all across the delaware and lehigh valleys. currently numbers right now are still in the upper 60's holding at 07 in allentown at this hour. sixty-eight up in the poconos. the it is cooler in philadelphia then it is up to the north. sixty-seven at this hour in the city. at the coast even cooler with that northeasterly wind. fifty-four in cape may. fifty-three up in beach haven. here's satellite six with action radar. you can see not a cloud in the sky. we have high pressure dominating and wind around that high are clockwise, so we're tapping into that
northeasterly wind which is drying out the a atmosphere and it is something to keep in mind if you are stepping out this evening. we have dry conditions, low humidity levels as well. so there is a red flag warning, it is up for areas in new jersey from lakehurst all the way down to wildwood this will stay up until 8:00 this evening because it could fuel fires across the region. otherwise, stepping out mid we have got you covered with the evening planner. sixty-three at 7:00 this evening. still sunny. mostly clear later on this evening with temperatures in the upper 50's to lower 50's by 11:00 p.m. tonight. so we will talk about what we can expect, a frost advisory moves in overnight, we have more details on that. a cool start on sunday, but it gets even warmer, by the afternoon. we will go from the 60's today to the 70's tomorrow, and details coming up with the full and exclusive accu weather forecast, walter. >> thanks, melissa. mayor jim kenney and top city officials celebrated ninth annual philly spring clean up to day. they spent time on a just completed beautification project a at a basketball court right there in strawberry mansion.
area was cleaned, repainted, and nets, rims were replaced and the court was revealed. this was actually just one of the dozens of clean up projects today across the city. later mayor jim kenney joined volunteers from the international union of painters, anal identify trades as they work to spruce up mitchell elementary school right there in southwest philadelphia refurbished a dilapidated staircase and did some painting to fresh even up the old building. in olney volunteers spent the morning sprucing up the area around starting line of the blue cross broad street run this group from lasalle university, and the philadelphia parks and recreational department removed trash and raked up leaves. the run takes place sunday may . in 100 days, tens of thousands of people will flock to philadelphia, at the democratic party formally nominates its candidate for president. it is expect to be a festive atmosphere so it is only right to start the celebration early. one hundred days early to be precise. "action news" reporter trish hartman is live outside the national constitution center with more, hi there, trish.
>> reporter: hi there walter. it is 100 days left until dnc comes to philly, organizers say plans are on time and budget. so a block party was held here at the national constitution center to get people excited, and to get people involved. >> yeah, yeah. >> reporter: one hundred days and counting as revealed by an official count down clock unveiled outside the national constitution center. activities, and food trucks, over arch street all to get people excited about national democratic convention at the wells fargo sent they are july. >> this is a wonderful start. it is great for the city. >> i want to know what is going on and i want to get excited and i think the city is a good place for it. >> reporter: inside, convention officials gave an update on preparations. >> we will have built a city within a city and we will be ready, to receive 50,000 guests, and a million viewers worldwide who tune into our
convention. >> reporter: after thursday's heated debate between hillary clinton and bernie sanders, former governor and convention chair ed rendell called for the candidates to tone it down a little bit. >> we want to conduct the rest of this campaign in a way that doesn't hurt the chances of our eventual nominee, winning in the the fall. >> reporter: call was sent out for more volunteers even with more than 9,000 already signed up. officials also assured local businesses that their bottom line will see a boost come july. >> we are working with the business community through the dnc host committee working with our restaurants, hotels and it will be a good time and they will make some money and people will work. >> reporter: now officials expect 15,000 hotel rooms to be book for all of those visitors and say dnc will have an economic impact of 300 million-dollar, for the city. we are live from the national constitution center trish hartman for channel six a "action news", walter. >> thanks, trish w that said hillary clinton supporters held a rally this morning in philadelphia's olney section.
mayor jim kenney joined a large group at the carpenters union training center off decatur road. they discussed platforms and how their ideas separate her from the opponents she faces on both side of the aisle. meanwhile bernie sanders supporters hosted a veteran town hall in olde city. representatives told the gathering from hawaii was on hand to meet with veterans and highlight sanders plan to advocate for current and former service members. congressman sits on the house armed services committee and house foreign a fares committee. much more to come tonight, a sad day for a congregation in delaware as they gathered on the ground of their church for a final time. we will tell what you happened to their house of worship. also coming up dancing goes to the dogs today in montgomery county, we will take to you a competition where they are doing a four paw, two step. flyers get ready for game two of the round one in the stanley cup playoffs, jeff skversky has sports when "action news" comes right back. do you think when you are president you'll be paid as...
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delaware, that was destroyed by fire late last
year officially said good bye to that building to day. the new jerusalem missionary baptist church ativan did he ever avenue and pine street in wilmington was in the process of being rebuilt from a separate fire when flames burned it to the ground last december. this afternoon church members held a memorial services where church used to sit, as a process of raising fund to build a new house of worship is already underway. officials from st. christopher's hospital for children, showed off their brand new critical care tower today. 135,000 square foot building will house a, neonatal unit, gym for physical and occupational therapy and new dent willal unit. it will now serve as the hospital's new main entrance. the is there a unique piece of art in the hospital lobby n fact, officials here are hoping that it will break the record for the largest mosaic consisting only of marbles.
how about that. young patients at the nemores du pont hospital in wilmington delaware got a chance to showcase their talents today. these children have a problem which impairs their ability to use their shoulders, hand and lower extremities but they did not let that stop them this afternoon as they performed music and played games designed to help them compensate for the disabilities. hundreds of high school freshman, took their moms to lunch today. hundreds of the student from boys latin attended mother/son run inch in wynfield heights. it is a way for ninth grade tours celebrate the most important woman in their lives our convenient own tamala edward served as keynote speaker.