🏀Nets: The Nets not only lost to the Milwaukee Bucks yesterday, but they also lost star Kyrie Irving to a twisted ankle in the second quarter. Irving didn’t return to the court, but he will be today. Yikes.
- Although Kevin Durant still shone with 28 points and 13 rebounds, losing another third of the Big Three (with James Harden ) allowed the Bucks to take advantage.
- The tied series returns to the Barclays Center for Game 5 tomorrow. Time to make some noise, Brooklyn!
🏒Islanders: After a scoreless first period in yesterday’s Game 1 of the Stanley Cup semifinals, Isle Mathew Barzal found the back of the net in the second (with the puck and then ) to give New York the lead over the Tampa Bay Lightning. Comin’ in hot.
- Then in the third, Ryan Pulock’s beautiful doubled the Isles’ lead, and although the Bolts were able to get one past goalie Semyon Varlamov, New York held onto the lead to win 2–1. ?
🏀Liberty: The Liberty put an end to their three-game losing skid, beating the Phoenix Mercury 85–83 last night. Betnijah Laney carried the team with 23 points and 10 assists in the absence of star Sabrina Ionescu, who was sidelined due to in the ankle she had surgery on last year. You win some, you lose some.