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MILAN, Italy -- A last-minute goal saw Inter Milan fall to a 2-1 defeat at home to Atalanta in Serie A on Sunday and lose pace in the race for a European place. Brandon Bass Celtics Jersey . Giacomo Bonaventura scored his second goal of the match with 10 seconds remaining after Inter had hit the woodwork three times in an entertaining second half. Mauro Icardi had cancelled out Bonaventuras goal within 60 seconds in the first half. Inter remained fifth and is level on points with Parma, which earlier drew 1-1 against Genoa and has a game in hand. Hellas Veronas European bid was dented again as it lost 5-0 at Sampdoria. Elsewhere, Udinese beat Sassuolo 1-0 and Bologna won a relegation fight against Cagliari by the same score. Fourth-placed Fiorentina, which is a point ahead of Inter and Parma, visits Napoli later. Also Sunday, Lazio hosts AC Milan and leader Juventus visits bottom club Catania. Atalanta started the brighter at San Siro and Inter goalkeeper Samir Handanovic pulled off several good saves, while German Denis headed Bonaventuras cross off the crossbar. The visitors broke the deadlock in the 35th minute as Maxi Moralez rolled the ball across for Bonaventura to finish off a rapid counterattack. But Inter was immediately level when Icardi latched onto Fredy Guarins through ball and cut across Mario Yepes before firing into the bottom left corner. To celebrate he held up a T-shirt dedicated to his girlfriend Wanda Nera, the ex-wife of former Sampdoria teammate Maxi Lopez. Inter should have sealed the match in the second half but Guarin smashed a shot off the crossbar and Rodrigo Palacio sent a glancing header onto the left upright. Both sides could have snatched the win. Inters Jonathan cleared off the line three minutes from time before chipping the ball off the underside of the crossbar at the other end. Atalanta secured the result when Bonaventura was left completely unmarked at the far post to head a free kick between Handanovics legs. Parma maintained its charge toward a European spot as it extended its club record unbeaten run to 17 matches. Genoa took the lead against the run of play in the 21st when Isaac Cofie drilled Moussa Konates through ball across Parma goalkeeper Antonio Mirante. Parma levelled 10 minutes later. Genoa failed to deal properly with a free kick and Ezequiel Schelotto fired a powerful shot into the top corner. Verona looked on course for a European spot at the turn of the year but has only won one of its past 11 games and fell to a third consecutive loss. Sampdoria took the lead in the fourth minute when Renans effort crashed off the bottom of the right post and Gianluca Sansone was on hand for the tap in. Renan then got on the scoresheet himself before a double for Roberto Soriano. Angelo Palombo added the fifth. At Udinese, captain Antonio Di Natale scored his 10th goal of the season to ensure he reached double figures in goals for the eighth consecutive season. It was a good way to mark his 324th league appearance for Udinese -- a new club record. Di Natale could have had a second but kicked up a chunk of turf as he ballooned a penalty over the bar. Sassuolo also missed a penalty kick. Walter Brown Swingman Jersey .J. -- Ed Reed is unsure what his football future holds. Larry Bird Jersey . Currently, the Stars hold down the second and final wild card spot with 87 points while the Coyotes are one point back and the Predators are six points behind the Stars. All three teams have four games remaining.NEW ORLEANS -- George Hills confidence in the clutch, cultivated by a deep playoff run just last spring, was never more obvious than when he received a pass at the top of the 3-point arc inside the final minute. The moment Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday backed off Hill in order to defend against a possible pass or drive, Hill sprung into his shooting motion and drained a 3-pointer with 31.1 seconds left. The shot provided a four-point cushion, and Indiana went on to complete a 16-point, second-half comeback for its second victory in as many nights, 95-90 over New Orleans on Wednesday night. "Id seen Jrue back up just a little bit to try to play the passing lane and I had that rhythm," said Hill, who finished with 19 points. "Im a big believer in not being scared to make a play. Sometimes youre going to hit it and sometimes youre not and today I hit it." Hills performance was but one example of how the Pacers poise made the difference against a talented but young Pelicans squad that will need time to develop chemistry after several significant off-season moves, highlighted by draft-day trade that brought Holiday, a former Philadelphia All-Star, to the Big Easy. "They stayed consistent. They stayed true to their offence. They executed down the stretch," Holiday said of the Pacers. "They didnt hesitate or get nervous when they were down and I think that is something to learn from. Me personally, I think I could have executed better, got some of our teammates in the right places, gotten into better plays. Its about learning. You can learn from every loss." Holiday also admitted he did not expect Hill to pull up for his pivotal 3. "I should have been a little bit closer," Holiday said. "Hes hit big shots before. Hes definitely a guy we dont want to take that shot. " But New Orleans had other players to worry about, such as Paul George, who scored a game-high 32 points, one night after scoring 24 in Indianas home-opening victory over Orlando. Former New Orleans forward David West also helped Indiana spoil the home opener for the rebranded Pelicans by hitting four free throws in the final 1:06. He finished with 12 points and said he was not the least bit surprised by Indianas ability to orchestrate a methodical comeback on the road. "Thats how we won a lot of games last year. We trust our preparation, the work that we put in and trust ourselves in those key moments," West said. Isaiah Thomas Authentic Jersey. . "Weve got guys in this locker room that have confidence thats a mile-high, particularly late in the game. We believe whoevers got the ball is going to make the right play. We came up with another tough win. Were confident in games like this even when a team gets going on us early." Lance Stephenson scored 16 points, Roy Hibbert blocked five shots and Ian Mahinmi blocked four for Indiana, which had 12 blocks in all. Eric Gordon scored 25 points, Holiday added 24 and Anthony Davis had 20 points, 12 rebounds and three blocks. The Pelicans led 85-81 after Holidays jumper, but Hibbert scored on a spin move in the paint while drawing centre Jason Smiths sixth foul, then made the free throw to make it 85-84. West then snagged the rebound of Holidays missed jumper and soon after hit the first of his late free throws, giving Indiana the lead for good. On New Orleans next possession, West helped defend Davis miss on a driving layup attempt, and Indiana followed with Hills 3. Trailing 52-36 after Smiths basket opened scoring in the third period, Indiana quickly closed the gap with a 10-0 run fueled by Hills layup and 3-pointer. Holiday snapped the run with free throws after he was fouled on a fast break. Still, George scored 11 in the period, after which he had 24 points, and the Pacers trailed 66-59. Indiana continued to chip away. Hills 3 pulled the Pacers to 76-74 halfway through the final period, then Georges pullup jumper tied it at 76. "We didnt give it away," Pelicans coach Monty Williams said. "They took the game. I just dont think we had an understanding of the moment in the fourth quarter." NOTES: The Pelicans announced shortly before tip-off that F Ryan Anderson, one of their best 3-point shooters, would miss one to three weeks because of a chip fracture in a toe on his right foot. ... New Orleans native Danny Granger was out for the Pacers with a strained left calf. ... Double technical fouls were called on Stephenson and Pelicans reserve C Greg Stiemsma for shoving one another in the paint after a Pacers tip-in during the second quarter. ... The Pelicans formally introduced their new Pelican mascot, named Pierre, a nod to Louisianas French colonial influences. Pierre replaces Hugo the Hornet. Cheap China Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China China NFL Jerseys Cheap Jerseys Cheap Jerseys China ' ' '
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