Kyrie Irving aces, Kevin Love passes first playoff test in Cavaliers win over Celtics


LeBron James called to Kevin Love, who started slowly in his first career playoff game.

“You’re good,” LeBron said. “It’s alright. Don’t worry about it. Just play ball.”

Kyrie Irving, also playing his first playoff game, didn’t need such advice.

Irving scored 30 points, and after going back and forth with the Celtics early, the Cavaliers eventually pulled away for a 113-100 Game 1 win Sunday.

“Big games, you always want to get up for them. It’s what you prepare your whole life for. It’s what you dream of as a kid,” Irving said. “And coming in as a fourth-year player, coming into my first playoff series, just wanted to play well and do whatever it took to win.”

LeBron has played in many bigger games, but he too showed this one meant more. From the onset, he noticeably raised his defensive intensity from the regular season, and that nicely…

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The Conundrum of PD: Are Memory Problems due to Disease, Medications or Both?: By Dr. De Leon


“Understanding (PD) is like trying to put together a puzzle with pieces that don’t fit” -Dave Guerrero.

puzzle brain

Cognitive problems and memory loss issues is one of those symptoms of PD which seem to plague all of us from day one whether we are patients or caregivers.

The thing we must first remember is that dementia is defined as loss of previously acquired skills e.g. washing dishes, cooking, driving etc. Parkinson’s dementia does not occur in typically until late stages. This means that patients would have had a diagnosis and symptoms of Parkinson’s for over 10-15 years before dementia sets in. If anyone has symptoms of dementia present earlier than this than chances are the disease they have is not typical, common garden variety Parkinson’s but a variant which could include things like PD plus syndromes (MSA, CBGD, LBD) or another dementia disorder such as FTD or Alzheimer’s and PD as well as…

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Former Texas A&M forward to complete eligibility at UMass


With Cady Lalanne and Maxie Esho out of eligibility, adding an experienced body to the front court is something that would benefit UMass as head coach Derek Kellogg looks to put the finishing touches on the 2015-16 roster. That goal was accomplished Sunday afternoon, as former Texas A&M forward Antwan Space will use his final season of eligibility at the Atlantic 10 school.

News of Space’s commitment was first announced by the Urban DFW Elite grassroots program he played for before college, with the decision coming during a visit to the Amherst campus. With his undergraduate studies completed, Space will be eligible immediately for the Minutemen.

The 6-foot-8 Space, who began his college career at Florida State, saw his minutes decrease in his second season as a member of the Texas A&M program in 2014-15. Playing just over 12 minutes per game in 21 appearances, Space averaged 4.2 points and…

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Penny Wilton exhibiting on bGallery


Penny Wilton Artist and tutor for 30 years. Private courses and teaching abroad and with Cunard on their cruises.  Much experience in teaching at home and abroad. Painting large commissions for hotels and private clients.  Happy to visit your home and discuss what is needed.  A variety of styles and subjects. Seascapes, flowers, textures, mixed media and Acrylic and Watercolour.  Over 150 paintings done for local hotels in Sandbanks.  Previous clients include Sunseeker Yachts, Bar Med, Pizza Express and FJB hotels.

Pink flowers

 the Sea


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