Sorry Green Teamers, but the Celtics Would Not Have Been Able to Hang with Either of These NBA Finals Teams
The "sorry" in the headline is a genuine apologetic remark. If you are a Celtics fan and you STILL believe this team should've made it to the conference finals or even the NBA Finals, then I genuinely feel sorry for you. These two teams are WORLDS better than what we were forced to watch this season.
Pascal Siakam Gives Warriors Wake-Up Call In Finals Debut; Raptors Dominate Game One At Jurassic Park
Pascal Siakam's year three emergence has not only played a pivotal role in the Toronto Raptors regular season, but playoff run as well. That continued in game one of the NBA Finals in which Siakam led the Raptors to a convincing opening series victory at Jurassic Park.
Blues’ Center Oskar Sundqvist to Receive Hearing with NHL for Boarding of Bruins Defenseman Matt Grzelcyk
The NHL has announced that Blues center Oskar Sundqvist will have a hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety on Thursday afternoon to discuss potential discipline for his hit on Bruins defenseman Matt Grzelyck during Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Finals.
Former Celtics center and 11-time NBA champion Bill Russell announced today via Twitter that he will receive the Arthur Ashe Award for Courage at this July's ESPY's.
Looking to avoid a 2-0 series deficit the St Louis Blues knew they'd need a much better effort tonight in game two. Thoroughly outplayed in game one, a 4-2 loss, which saw them outshot 38-20 the Blues flipped the script against the Boston Bruins to even the best of seven series.
I apologize for being a little behind on this week's recap...the Memorial Day weekend was one of much needed rest and relaxation and I've been having a hard time catching up now that it's over. The Red Sox had some bouncing back to do after the previous week where they dropped two series at home to the Rockies and Astros. A long road trip ate up this entire week with four games in Toronto and three in Houston and sitting only 4.5 games behind the first place Yankees, the opportunity was there to gain some ground in the division...if they could take advantage of it.
Bill Buckner passed away yesterday at age 69 from dementia. Buckner played in the big leagues for twenty two seasons, playing for the Dodgers, Cubs, Red Sox, Angels, Royals, and Red Sox again in 1990. Buckner was a career .289 hitter, had over 2700 hits, over 1200 RBI, and led the league in doubles twice in the early-eighties.
Game one of the 2019 Stanley Cup Finals between the Boston Bruins and St Louis Blues began at TD Garden with the long layover finally over. For the Bruins, it marked the first time since 1990 that they held home ice advantage in the finals, overall it's the third time in the last nine years the Bruins have made the final round. For the Blues, this appearance snapped a 49-year drought dating back to 1970, when they were swept in the finals by Bobby Orr and the Bruins.
Going into this series between the Raptors and Bucks, the biggest storyline was the battle between Kawhi and Giannis. Well, after Games 4 and 5, the feud between Drake and the city of Milwaukee is right up there with it.