According to The Athletic's Jason Lloyd (subscription required to read), Cleveland head coach Tyronn Lue tried to substitute Hood in for James with a 30-point lead with a little more than seven minutes to play.
"This is the playoffs", an anonymous Cleveland player told the website. "We're trying to win a championship. This isn't about you".
The person said Hood expressed regret for the incident and "didn't want to be a distraction".
It goes on: "A number of veterans huddled around him during the timeout and tried talking sense into him, but Hood still refused to go, so Jose Calderon subbed into the game instead".
While The Athletic reported that several of Hood's teammates were "angered" by his decision and that the organization could consider suspending him, a team source told ESPN on Tuesday that suspending Hood was "not even a thought".
Before the February trade deadline, the Cleveland Cavaliers traded for Rodney Hood with the hope that he could strengthen their chance of reclaiming the National Basketball Association championship title this season.
Hood has been struggling as of late and recently lost his starting spot in the lineup. However, Hood, who had yet to play, refused. The 25-year-old swingman had not previously played in the Cleveland victory after being replaced in the Cavs' rotation by rookie Cedi Osman.
Hood is averaging a putrid 4.6 points per game and has shot less than 40 percent since the start of the postseason. But the 25-year-old, considered a threat from beyond the arc, struggled mightily against IN, making just two of his 12 attempted 3-pointers. The Cavaliers will be needing all the help they could get in order to fully dominate the Eastern Conference and beat the team that will represent the Western Conference in the NBA Finals.
But having been left out of the Sky team to ride the Giro previous year , Viviani wasn't going to let lightning strike twice. Ryan Mullen and Nicolas Roche both finished in the peloton in the same time as the stage victor .
If AliExpress is to be believed, the phone measures 160.73 x 77.26 x 8.1mm, while its weight was not mentioned by the source. Under the hood, the Nokia 6 (2018 ) is powered by a Snapdragon 630 SoC clubbed with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage .
Israel says that it is defending its sovereign border, including nearby communities, and that its troops target only instigators. Since the start of the protests, at least 52 Palestinians have died in protests at the border region.
One of the coolest features of Inbox was its Smart Reply feature, which has since made its way to Gmail directly. Users must then access the General tab in the settings menu, and scroll down and enable " experimental access ".
Jason Greenblatt, the president's chief representative for Middle East peace negotiations, will also attend. The last round of peace talks on a Palestinian state in the West Bank and Gaza Strip collapsed in 2014.
The Pakistan Central Mines Labour Federation says that up to 200 mine workers die on average in mine accidents every year. Twenty-three miners were killed Saturday when two coal mine collapsed near Quetta, chief mines inspector told Geo News.
The new policy is being implemented with the goal of a 100% prosecution rate for all that enter the USA illegally, officials said. Thirty-five federal prosecutors and 18 immigration judges have been re-directed to the border to handle immigration cases.
Energy Information Administration said the U.S. crude exports last week increased by 582,000 bpd to 2.331 bpd , an all-time high. US West Texas Intermediate ( WTI ) crude futures rose 70 cents, or 1%, to $70.42 per barrel.
In Mexico, the commemoration of the battle continues to be mostly ceremonial, such as through military parades. At the end of the day, nearly 500 French soldiers were killed while Mexican forces lost less than 100 men.
The initial offer was $59.42 (44 pounds) per share which the Shire outright rejected terming it as undervaluation. In a separate statement, Takeda said it would fund the deal with a bridge loan facility of almost US$31 billion.
Uthappa's wicket was followed by Rana's a wicket and MI started to pull things back with the departure of two settled batsmen. For Mumbai , Hardik picked up two wickets for 19 runs while McClenaghan, Bumrah, Krunal and Markande bagged a wicket each.
That vehicle was in autonomous mode, but there was an operator in the driver's seat. "This incident is still under investigation". A police spokesman told ABC15 that he believed it was the first collision involving a Waymo vehicle in Chandler this year.
Golden Knights continue to make history during playoff run
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Cardiff City seal automatic promotion to Premier League
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Hawaii's Kilauea volcano eruption damages 21 homes
The crack widens and lengthens, and the plume of the toxic gas becomes more intense, and lava can eventually begin to sputter out. The only thing comparable is if someone "put a bunch of rocks into a dryer' and turned it on high".
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Living the dream would best describe Sonam's state of mind as she laughed, loved and danced her heart out like nobody's watching. The whole Kapoor clan was present at the bride's house and let their hair down at the pre-wedding bash.
Kellyanne Conway, Giuliani Weigh In On Stormy Daniels
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Instagram quietly launches payments for commerce
After Facebook bought Instagram in 2012, the photo-sharing app been through an evolutionary change since its launch. On this recent update, there will be a "Shop Now" button directing users to the product page on the brand's store.
IN police officer killed in shootout
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