Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Friday

Posted by on June 2nd, 2017  •  0 Comments  • 

…..(Basketball)……..

(NBA Finals)

Golden State-W-Cleveland (113-91)…Kevin Durant (38P-8R-8A)…Steph Curry (28P)…Warriors hit 12-3’s in lopsided win…LeBron James (28P-15R-8A) faded in the 2nd half….Golden State powered their way to the basket the entire first half…had 10-slam dunks in the half…scored 42P in the paint in the half…..forced 12-Cavs turnovers…Warriors built a double digit lead-then went on (13-0) tear to start the second half..led by as many as 24P in the 3rd quarter…Warriors forced 20-turnovers..held Cavs to 35% shooting…only turned it over 4-times-NBA record…Game 2-on Sunday night..

Cavs..LeBron James-visibly upset after his Brentwood home-outside LA-was spray painted with “N” word earlier this week…”We have long way to go as a society as African Americans-until we feel equal in America”…NBA players rally support to James and his family.

Clippers..Have opened talks with Jerry West about joining team as Consultant on July lst…West told reporters “I wouldn’t want a Dad like that”..referencing LaVar Ball’s antics surrounding his son Lonzo Ball.

Lakers..Open trade talks to possibly deal G-Jordan Clarkson (14P) for another first round draft pick.

Blazers-Knicks..Open trade talks about a deal that would allow the Knicks to obtain another lst round pick…Portland chooses 15-20-26.

Maurice Cheeks…Hospitalized in Philadlephia after medical episode on cross country flight.

NBA Commissioner….Adam Silver says he wants changes in NBA-draft…eliminate 1-and-Done rule in college basketball…take draft age to 20-next year…Union fighting change.

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……..(Baseball)…………

Padres-Rockies…Open weekend series…Clayton Richard (3-6)-vs-German Marquez (4-2)

Padres…Leave P-Carter Capps in extended spring training to work on mechanical problems…Had (9.00-ERA) in AAA.

Dodgers-L-Cardinals (2-0)…St Louis P-Adam Wainwright hits 2R-HR and pitches 7-shutout innings…LA now (33-22) on year….

LA-Milwaukee..Clayton Kershaw (7-2)-vs-Jimmy Nelson (3-3)

Dodgers..Recall P-Grant Drayton.
Dodgers..DL-P-Adam Liberatore-forearm issues-3rd time this year.

Angels-trail-Twins (3-2)..Waste Kole Calhoun 2-solo HRs in 6th and 8th innings to give Halos lead…Jason Castro 2R-single in 9th off Jose Alvarez gave Minnesota leag. Alex Meyer (6inn-1R) for LA…

Halos-Minnesota..Friday matchup-JC Ramirez (5-3)-vs-Kyle Gibson (1-3)

Angels..OF-Cam Maybin-ongoing oblique concerns
Angels..Surgery on OF-Mike Trout found 2-damaged areas of thumb.
Angels..Callup OF-Shane Robinson from Salt Lake City.
Angels..DFA-P-Daniel Wright

(Scoreboard)

Orioles-W-Boston..Baltimore hits 4HRs..Jon Schoop 3R-HR

Yankees-W-Toronto..Aaron Hicks 6RBIs..Gary Sanchez solo HR-2R-HR
New York now (31-20)

Arizona-W-Miami..Nick Ahmed 2R-single..D-Backs (34-22)

Indians-W-A’s..Michael Brantley 2RBIs

Mets-L-Milwuakee..Nick Franklin RBI single..Chase Anderson (7inn-0R).

Rockies-W-Seattle..Mark Reynolds 2R-HR..Nolan Arenado HR..Colorado now (34-22)

(MLB)

Mets..Fire Team Mascot-made obscene gesture to fans.
Red Sox..Say they will platoon Pablo Sandoval at 3rd base.
Orioles..IF-Robert Andino-50G drug suspension.

(Roster Moves)

Orioles..callup P-Mike Wright
Giants..callup OF-Austin Slater..hitting (.308-AAA)
Twins..callup P-Alex Wimmers-Randy Rosario
Orioles..callup C-Francisco Pena

Toronto..DFA-P-Mike Bolsinger-ex Dodgers
Cardinals..release P-Jon Broxton (6.89-ERA)
Texas-Indians..Trade-Rangers ship OF-Josh Wilson to Tribe.

(Injuries)

Orioles..DL-C-Wellington Castillo-foul ball to testacles-hospitalized
Mariners..DH-Nelson Cruz-hand injury-HBP..Jean Seguara-ankle
Indians..Activate P-Cory Kluber from DL

(College)

Aztecs-Long Beach State…SDSU (41-19) opens play in NCAA West Regional tonite…Drew Seeberger (10-2) starts-vs-49ers ace Darren McCaughan (8-2)….SDSU plays at 8:40pm….UCLA-vs-Texas in other regional matchup at 4pm.:

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………….(Football)………………

(NFL)

NBC replaces Al Michaels on Thursday night football-Mike Tirico doing play-by-play…Michaels stays on Sunday night broadcast.

Dallas…Gains 14M-cap space on Thursday with retirement of QB-Tony Romo.

Saints..Gain 7.8M-cap space by off season moves.

Chargers..Gain 2.5M-cap space by release of Orlando Franklin-King Dunlap.

49ers..LB-Eli Harrold says NFL teams are holding the public protest of Colin Kaeperneck against him-still unsigned.

Colts..DT-David Parry put on 2Y-probation for DUI arrest-driving a golf cart.

CFL..QB-Vince Young horrible day in Saskatchewan Roughriders camp-struggling with 12-men on defense-width of field..bad throws-interceptions-underthrows.

(Teams)

Chargers..Coach Anthony Lynn says he’s had to change culture of team…’must be on the field not in trainers room’….off season workouts have been about strength and stamina…extended running drills….gone to ‘power weight lifting program not 24-hour fitness center workouts’….”There’s currency in truth-you have won 9-games in 2-years”.

Browns-Jets..Trade-Cleveland deals LB-Demario Davis to Jets for S-Calvin Pryor-former NY lst round pick.

Colts..Sign FA-RB-Christine Michael-ex Seahawks-Packers
Bears..Sign FA-FB-Mike Burton-Lions.
Packers..Release veteran P-Jacob Schum
49ers..Sign FA-kCB-Will Davis-ex Ravens.
49ers..Workout FA-DE-Elvin Dumervil-ex Ravens

(Injuries)

Tennessee…DE-Kevin Todd undergoes 2nd foot surgery.
Vikings..RB-Latavious Murray still not cleared to run-foot injury
Broncos..RB-CJ Anderson-cleared all workouts-rehab knee surgery
Ravens..CB-Tavon Young-torn ACL-out entire year.
Cardinals..C-AQ Shipley-oblique injury
Bears..WR-Cam Meredith-thumb injury

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…………..(Hockey)………….

Penguins-at-Nashville…Game 3-NHL Finals..Pittsburgh leads (2-0)….G-Pekka Rinne given up 8-goals on 36-shots in first two losses.

LAKings..Sign Boko Immama-RW-Quebec Junior League-scored 41-goals.

NJ Devils…Say they will entertain trade offers for Russian RW-Ilya Kovalchuk-who wants to return from the KHL.

Las Vegas Golden Knights..Sign FA-RW-Tomas Hyka-scored 17-goals in Czech League…former Kings draft pick-never signed.

Ducks..Veteran assistant coach Paul MacLean leaves team after two years.

Florida Panthers..Interview Chris Pronger for possible front officejob.

Minnesota Wild..promote former player Andrew Burnette to assistant GM.

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………..(General)……………

Memorial Golf Tourney….Jason Duffner-David Lingmurth tied for first place (7-under-65)…..Jordan Spieth (66)….Matt Kuchard (69)….Ricky Fowler (70)……Dustin Johnson (78) with double-and-triple bogeys.

Roberto DiVicenzo-passes away (94)…Argentinian great won the British Open in career….also known for signing a wrong scorecard and getting DQ’d from the Masters Tourney playoff. ..starrred in 60-70s.

San Diego City Council…in huge tug of war over Monday possible vote on the Soccer City proposal…might be pressured to withdraw funding from initiative and not put it on ballot.

NASCAR….runs Dover 500 in Delaware on Sunday.
Indy Car…Grand Prix of Detroit
Formula 1..Idle..runs Canadian Grand Prix next weekend.

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