- The Memphis Grizzles overcame a double-digit deficit in the 4th quarter to take their 1st round series in game 6 on Friday night. Memphis beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 116-104. Desmond Bane and Dillon Brooks each scored 23 points, Jaren Jackson had 18 points. The Grizzles will face the Golden State Warriors in the 2nd round. Game 1 will be in Memphis.
— Memphis Grizzlies (@memgrizz) April 30, 2022
- Philadelphia 76er’s all-star big man Joel Embiid is out indefinitely with a right orbital fracture and a concussion. He left Thursdays game 6 victory late in the 4th quarter after an accidental elbow from Pascal Siakam. He will miss a minimum of 5 days with concussion protocol.
- The Milwaukee Bucks are not offering any new information on when 3-time all-star Khris Middleton will return. They initially said 2 weeks which would have him missing the 1st 2 games of the 2nd round series vs the Boston Celtics that is set to begin Sunday afternoon in Boston. Middleton has been out since April 20th with an MCL sprain.
- Sundays Playoff schedule (No games scheduled for Saturday) : Milwaukee Bucks at Boston Celtics – 1:00pm EST (ABC), Golden State Warriors at Memphis Grizzles – 3:00pm EST (ABC)
- The New York Mets pull off a no-hitter with a combined effort from 5 pitchers. New York beat the Philadelphia Phillies 3-0.
PITCHER IP K BB PITCHES (K’s) Tylor Megill 5.0 5 3 88 (53) Drew Smith 1.1 4 1 36 (24) Joely Rodriguez 1.0 0 2 17 (8) Seth Lugo 0.2 0 0 5 (2) Edwin Diaz 1.0 3 0 13 (11)
We did it together! #BlackOut
— New York Mets (@Mets) April 30, 2022
- Travis Demeritte, Atlanta Braves right-fielder, had an inside-the-park homerun helping Atlanta take the win over the Texas Rangers 6-3 on Friday. William Contreras hit 2 exceptionally long home runs and Austin Riley also connected.
🚨INSIDE-THE-PARK HOMER 🚨 pic.twitter.com/jKrdPit1Js
— MLB (@MLB) April 30, 2022
- The New York Yankees win their 7th straight after beating the Kansas City Royals 12-2 on Friday. Aaron Judge, Giancarlo Stanton, Anthony Rizzo and Gleyber Torres all homered for New York. It was a 1 run game going into the 7th-inning when the Yankees put in a 4-run 7th-inning and a 5-run 8th-inning. Game was called at the end of the 8th.
We like to homer, we like, we like to homer. pic.twitter.com/9blXTIfWvX
— New York Yankees (@Yankees) April 30, 2022
- The NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs are set. The NHL released schedules for all 8 round 1 matchups following the conclusion of the regular season on Friday night. (with the exception of the non-impactful Seattle Kraken vs Winnipeg Jets game on Saturday.
— Frank Seravalli (@frank_seravalli) April 30, 2022