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WATFORD, England -- A scrappy own goal settled a bad-tempered game as Stoke won 1-0 at Watford in the Premier League on Sunday. Malcolm Butler Jersey .A header from Charlie Adam came back off the post and cannoned off Watford goalkeeper Heurelho Gomes legs into the net in the 29th minute.Referee Bobby Madley gave 38 fouls -- the most in any Premier League match this season -- but missed a key one when Adam shoved Valon Behrami before the header.I think it was a foul actually, I pushed him, Adam said.Watford manager Walter Mazzarri refused a handshake from counterpart Mark Hughes at the final whistle of a game in which his side collected five bookings. Two of them resulted in Miguel Britos being sent off in the 90th minute after the defender received a second yellow card for tugging back Xherdan Shaqiri.I was very angry at that moment with the referee and the time he gave at the end, Mazzarri said. I went into the dressing room and gave Mark my hand. I forget in that moment.But I was angry with the referee for not giving a lot of time and the decisions he gave. You have to look at the whole game; the fouls, the goal they scored and the yellow cards. Anyone can have a bad day. And this time he had a bad day.Hughes was unimpressed after Mazzarri left him hanging on the touchline.Im a little disappointed, Hughes said. It is something maybe the foreign managers dont always do and they need reminding it is something we do over here.Mind you, British managers are in a minority these days so maybe we shouldnt expect it. It was an emotional game and I think he was a bit emotional afterwards. He needed to be reminded, and Ive shaken hands with him since.Despite Stoke being depleted by injuries to Ryan Shawcross and Glenn Whelan as well as a suspension for Joe Allen, the patched-up side was still too much for lethargic Watford.Stoke climbed up to 10th place, two places and two points behind Watford.Ryan Allen Jersey . LOUIS -- Mike Smith is used to facing plenty of shots, so this was nothing new. Alan Branch Jersey . With the first unit struggling of late and Amir Johnson - one of the teams iron men - hobbling on an injured right ankle, Patterson knew he could get the nod in a challenging matchup against one of the leagues up and coming players at his position. http:///...-fleming-jersey.html . That left plenty of energy for pitching books and swatting away free agency questions. Anthony had 24 points and nine rebounds, and the Knicks avenged an embarrassing home loss with a rout of their own, beating the Boston Celtics 114-88 on Wednesday night for their third straight victory. The Golden State Warriors started last season with a record 24 consecutive victories on their way to a historic 73-win campaign. But expect a little more trial and error and a little less intensity this time around, Warriors coach Steve Kerr said.I dont think well have that this year, Kerr said. Weve kind of been through that. Wed rather win a championship than set a record, thats for sure.Last year we felt like we could do both -- and we were pretty close -- but we couldnt pull it off. This years more about just growing and getting better and experimenting the first couple months of the season.This approach is also framed by Kerrs experience as a player on the Chicago Bulls teams that won three consecutive championships from 1996 to 1998.When most fans think of the end of that run, they immediately summon the lasting image of Michael Jordan hitting the winning shot over Bryon Russell in the 1998 NBA Finals. Kerr remembers the difficult buildup, with Scottie Pippen fighting through a back injury, the Bulls falling behind by double-digits and facing the prospect of a Game 7 on the road to finish their long journey.We were running on fumes, Kerr said. I think the toll was over several years. Thats one of the reasons I think this year were going to pace ourselves somewhat ... but were also better off having the new blood and the new life, because I think it will give us that boost.It doesnt guarantee that were going to be better, but it changes the dynamics a little bit. I think itll make things a little fresher, and make it maybe a little easier for us to get through the regular season and get through the grind.The Bulls teams from 1996 to 1998 had 10 players along for all three seasons; the Warriors have only six players who were on the roster for the past two trips to the Finals, five who logged significant minutes, creating a balancing act for Kerr.While the new players like Keevin Durant bring fresh perspective, it will also require Kerr to make greater use of the new and old players to develop chemistry. John Hannah Jersey. Last year, the key players might have played a couple more games than normal because the team wanted to set the new regular-season record of 73 victories, although Kerr said it wasnt physical fatigue that cost the Warriors.The toll was more emotional than anything, Kerr said Friday, ahead of the Warriors preseason game against the Denver Nuggets. Over time, that stuff adds up. Thats why LeBron [James] going to the Finals six straight years is, to me, one of the great accomplishments of all time. Like, how many guys have done that? Maybe Bill Russell was the last guy. I know Michael didnt do it because he took a couple of years off. Larry Bird, Magic [Johnson] never did it. ... Six is incredible.All of that extra basketball is one reason James has come to value time off during the regular season; he hasnt played more than 77 games in any of the past four years. Stephen Curry, Draymond Green and Klay Thompson all played more than that last season.Kerr is also mindful of the need to keep his star players on the court to satisfy the paying customers -- especially with the amplified interest in this team from the addition of Durant. Kerr even plans to play his starters on both nights of preseason back-to-back games this weekend, against the Nuggets in Denver and the Los Angeles Lakers in Las Vegas.Its a tricky issue on this team because people come out to see these guys play, Kerr said. I am sensitive to that. Not at the expense of our teams health, but if guys are healthy, at the very minimum I want to throw them out there -- for a few minutes, anyway -- so fans get to see them play. But health always comes first. Cheap NFL JerseysCheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '