NBA Finals 2019: 7 key stats from the Raptors’ championship run

first_imgHere are seven key stats from the Raptors’ title run732:  Kawhi Leonard scored 732 points in the postseason, which is the third most by any player in playoff history (LeBron James, 2018 and Michael Jordan, 1992).16: Fred VanVleet hit 16 3-pointers in this series, setting an NBA record for the most shots made from beyond the arc off the bench in a Finals. JR Smith and Robert Horry are now tied for second with 15.26, 10: Kyle Lowry scored 26 points and added 10 assists in the Raptors’ win. He is just the sixth player ever to have 25 or more points and 10 or more assists in Game 6 or 7 of an NBA Final. He joins LeBron James as the only other player to do it on the road.(Ditto): Pascal Siakam also scored 26 points and added 10 rebounds in the Raptors’ win. The Raptors won their first title in franchise history on Thursday with a 114-110 victory over the Warriors in Game 6.This all started last year when the team was swept by the Cavaliers in the second round of the playoffs. NBA Finals 2019: Raptors beat Warriors in Game 6 to earn first title in franchise history NBA Finals 2019: 3 reasons why the Raptors beat the Warriorscenter_img Toronto went for it after that, trading for Kawhi Leonard and Danny Green and picking up Marc Gasol at the deadline.It turned into an Eastern Conference title and eventually a championship. Related News 0 for 9: Stephen Curry is now 0 for 9 in the playoffs on shots to take the lead in the last 24 seconds of the fourth quarter or overtime.Nine: Nick Nurse became the ninth rookie coach to win an NBA title. He’s the first since Tyronn Lue in 2016-17.34: Danny Green is the 34th North Carolina Tar Heel to win an NBA title. That is more than any other college program. He is the ninth former UNC player to win multiple rings.last_img read more

Letterkenny Hospital at full capacity as people with flu warned to avoid visiting

first_imgLetterkenny University Hospital is one of the most overcrowded in the country today with 40 sick patients recorded waiting to be admitted.The latest trolley watch figures show that 16 incoming patients are waiting on trolleys, while 24 are being held in overflow wards before admission.Management have warned patients to expect delays as they deal with emergency cases and seek to discharge patients. A flu notice has been issued to visitors who are presenting symptoms to avoid the hospital. Patients with flu are asked to phone in advance of arrival so appropriate measures are taken. A Saolta spokesperson said: “The Emergency Department at Letterkenny University Hospital remains extremely busy today with significant numbers of patients awaiting admission to the hospital.“We apologise to patients and their families for these delays. The Full Capacity Protocol has been implemented and all efforts continue to be made to identify patients who are appropriate for discharge.“Management at the hospital would like to advise people who are attending the Emergency Department at Letterkenny University Hospital that they can expect delays. We would like to remind the public that we encourage them to attend the Emergency Department only in the case of real emergencies and they should contact their GP or GP Out-of-Hours service in the first instance.“Letterkenny University Hospital again apologises to all patients and their families for any distress caused as a result of these delays.”The Hospital is also experiencing an increase in the number of patients with flu symptoms and are reminding the public to take into account the following points if considering coming to the hospital: Visitors should refrain from entering the hospital if they have flu-like symptoms (fever, cough, runny nose, sore throat, headache, muscle and joint pains, malaise)Most people with flu symptoms recover in 2-7 daysPersons with flu-like illness should Contact their GPs for advice if they start to feel worse or are 65 years or older or have a long term illnessChildren under 2 years old with flu-like illnesses should visit their GPsPregnant women with flu-like illness should attend their GPs or if coming to the hospital, need to phone in advance so that appropriate measures are takenRemember that antibiotics do not work against the flu virusGet the flu vaccine (recommended e.g. in pregnancy, in >65 y.o, persons with a chronic illness, healthcare workers)If you have a flu-like illness: cover your nose and mouth when coughing, discard tissues in the bin immediately after use, wash hands or use alcohol-based hand rub after discarding tissue, if no tissues use shoulder/elbow to cover mouth- do not use handsLetterkenny Hospital at full capacity as people with flu warned to avoid visiting was last modified: January 8th, 2018 by Rachel McLaughlinShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:flufull capacity protocolhealthLetterkenny University Hospitallast_img read more