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N. Valley Stream Shooting: 1 Dead, 1 Seriously Injured

first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York Nassau County police are investigating a shooting in North Valley Stream that left one man dead and another seriously injured, authorities said.When officers responded to Charles Street at 5:57 p.m. on Monday, they found a 21-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound, police said. He was transported to a local hospital and was pronounced dead at 6:40 p.m., police said.Officers found another gunshot victim a short distance from Charles Street with a wound to his abdomen, police said. The 22-year-old was transported to a local hospital and is listed in guarded condition, police said.Police said the investigation is ongoing.last_img

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Clippers overcome Lakers after halftime self-assessment

first_img For Lakers’ LeBron James, Jacob Blake’s shooting is bigger issue than a big Game 4 victory What the Clippers are saying the day after Luka Doncic’s game-winner tied series, 2-2 Game 4 photos: Luka Doncic, Mavs shock Clippers in overtime Clippers’ Paul George: ‘If I make shots, this series could be a little different’ Clippers hope they can play to their capabilities, quell Mavericks’ momentum They kept the momentum going into the fourth quarter, a taut 12 minutes that eventually went the way of Patrick Beverley’s will.“I gotta get my guys going. I gotta make sure we’re locked in from the beginning to the end,” said the 6-foot-1 guard, who skied for a clutch offensive board with 5:44 to go before coming up with the game-sealing block on LeBron James with 3.6 seconds left.“(At halftime) we were just saying we gotta start worrying about the game,” said Kawhi Leonard, whose unwavering production Wednesday carried the team throughout the game, when he logged 35 points on 11-for-19 shooting.“Like, ‘We’re not gonna blow teams out, it’s not gonna be easy. Every night it’s gonna be a battle. Stop worrying about the score. Just play every possession, play hard, if we’re losing, don’t look up, just keep doing what we have to do to win.’“And I think we did that in the second half.”center_img Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error After taking a good look in the mirror during intermission, it took the Clippers almost the entire third quarter to erase a Lakers lead that had grown to as many as 15 points, but when Landry Shamet stepped into a 3-point shot, it knotted the score at 86. Confirmed Rivers: “I said, ‘So that’s the easiest adjustment we can make all year if that’s true.’”Whoever said it was speaking the basketball god’s honest truth: The Clippers were getting beaten measurably in the hustle department. In the first 24 minutes, they had only two blocked shots and two steals to the Lakers’ eight blocks and six steals.“I mean, they were playing extremely harder than us,” is how Harrell put it. “They were taking it downhill, it was a team that was attacking us the full 24 minutes in the first half. What was we gonna do? Were we gonna keep complaining about it or go out and change it?”They chose door No. 2.Related Articles LOS ANGELES — With his team trailing by 12 points at halftime, Clippers coach Doc Rivers went around the Staples Center locker room like a patient school teacher and asked his players what they thought they needed to do better if they were going to turn things around.“I asked them to talk,” said Rivers, whose faith in his players’ problem-solving abilities paid off in Wednesday’s 111-106 victory in their Christmas showdown over the Lakers.“We came in here and we said it at halftime, man,” said Montrezl Harrell, who scored 12 of his 18 points in the second half, when the Clippers outscored the Lakers 60-43. “Doc basically asked everybody on the team, ‘What do you see?’“Guys gave their answers and the last answer that was given, by one of our teammates, was that they’re just playing harder. And it was that point that Doc was looking for.”last_img read more