The GIST: The Knicks are on fire, and the Mets are leading the National League East. If you're thinking that New York has entered The Upside Down...you might be right.
🏀NBA: The Knicks, who are now fourth in the Eastern Conference, earned their ninth straight win (!!!) on Saturday, beating the Toronto Raptors . Julius Randle has put the team on his back, scoring 30 points or more in six of the last seven games. You’re right, , we’re all better off when the Knicks are winning.
- Meanwhile in Brooklyn, the Nets have risen to the top of the Eastern Conference thanks to the return of Kevin Durant and a over the Suns yesterday. Get ready, New York, this postseason is going to be fun.
⚾️MLB: The Mets capped off their 2-1 series win over the Washington Nationals with a 4–0 victory yesterday. The highlight? The Mets’ and strength from the mound — pitcher Jacob deGrom threw a 15 strikeouts in Friday’s win, and Taijuan Walker threw yesterday. LFGM!
At the same time, the Yankees missed out on a sweep of Cleveland, losing 7–3 in the teams’ fourth straight meeting yesterday. The Yanks’ pitching continues to struggle, but at least the defense is there.