Good morning! Here are the plays everybody will be talking about on Wednesday:
The LeBron James no-look, between-the-legs pass. The Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Minnesota Timberwolves, 116-108. The Cavs were led by LeBron, who had 25 points and 8 rebounds. He also had 14 assists, including one that Andrew Wiggins wishes he could forget. On a fast break, James somehow executed a no-look pass between the legs of Wiggins who was about 15 feet away from LeBron. Derrick Williams hauled in the pass, scored, and even got fouled.
The Antoine Vermette ejection. In a weird scene during the Anaheim Ducks’ 1-0 win over the Minnesota Wild, Vermette, a center for the Ducks, slashed the leg of an official after a face off. The official immediately blew his whistle and gave Vermette a game misconduct for abuse of an official and ejected him. Vermette was seemingly upset with how the puck was dropped and decided he needed the official to really know how he felt.
The Angel Di Maria goals. Paris Saint-Germain shocked Barcelona, 4-0, in the first leg of their two-match tie in the knockout stage of the Champions League. Di Maria got the scoring started in the 18th minute with a beautiful free kick from just outside the box in which Luis Suárez seemingly could have blocked it, but instead tried to head the ball away and missed. But the real jaw dropper came in the 55th minute when Di Maria weaved to a spot just outside the box and ripped off a rocket with seemingly almost no windup at all. That made it 3-0 and any hope of a comeback for Barça was seemingly gone.
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