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Warriors Draw First Blood, Bruins Win Again, MLB News, And Much More

May 15th, 2019

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  • The Golden State Warriors defeated the Portland Trail Blazers in Game 1 of the 2019 Western Conference Finals by a final score of 116-94.
  • Stephen Curry tied his career-high for three-pointers made in an NBA Playoffs game with 9 as he led all scorers with 36 points (12-23 FG, 9-15 3pt FG), to go with 6 rebounds and 7 assists.
  • Klay Thompson added 26 points (10-24 FG), 3 steals and 2 blocks in the victory.
  • Damian Lillard led the way for the Trail Blazers with 19 points (4-12 FG), 4 rebounds and 6 assists in the losing effort.
  • With the victory, Steve Kerr passed Erik Spoelstra (71) for 14th all-time in playoff wins as a coach.

  • New Orleans Pelicans head coach Alvin Gentry apologized for cursing in the NBA draft lottery room Tuesday night. But it was for good reason. Gentry learned that the Pelicans won the right to draft Duke sensation Zion Williamson despite the team having just 6 percent odds to land the No. 1 pick.
  • Plans are being made to ensure Portland Trail Blazers starting center Enes Kanter can safely participate in all the games with the Toronto Raptors.
  • Retired Dallas Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki has been honored by Gov. Greg Abbott and Texas lawmakers for his outstanding 21-year career with the same NBA team.
  • Depth could make the difference when the well-rested Milwaukee Bucks host the opener of the Eastern Conference finals Wednesday night against the Toronto Raptors, who were extended to the last possible second before winning a dramatic seventh game Sunday.

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NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE

  • Robert Bortuzzo wasn’t the only star for the St. Louis Blues in their 4-2 victory over the San Jose Sharks in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals.
  • Defenseman Robert Bortuzzo scored his first career postseason goal late in the second period that helped the Blues overcome another big game from San Jose’s Logan Couture with a 4-2 victory over the Sharks.
  • Sharks goalie Jordan Binnington (24 saves), who improved to 10-2-0 in games after a loss this season, with a .934 save percentage and a 1.80 goals-against average.
  • Toronto Maple Leafs president Brendan Shanahan has signed a six-year contract extension through 2024-25.
  • Kevin Fiala scored his fourth goal of the tournament to help Switzerland beat Austria 4-0 on Tuesday for its third straight win at the hockey world championship.

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  • The number of transfers has increased significantly over the past few years, and with the introduction of the transfer portal, the practice has moved to a different level.
  • Faced with a program that has missed six consecutive NCAA tournaments, UNLV athletic director Desiree Reed-Francois selected T.J. Otzelberger as the next head coach of the Runnin’ Rebels at the end of March.
  • Penny Hardaway and Memphis landed their third impact recruit in a four-day span on Monday night, as top-40 recruit Rejean “Boogie” Ellis committed to the Tigers. They also added Lester Quinones, the ninth-ranked shooting guard in the nation, to his 2019 recruiting class.

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