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Friday facts just in case you missed them


  1. 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.

BIG TIME STONES @1Tyus — Memphis Grizzlies (@memgrizz) April 30, 2022

  1. 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.

  1. 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.

  1. 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)


  1. The New York Mets pull off a no-hitter with a combined effort from 5 pitchers. New York beat the Philadelphia Phillies 3-0. PITCHERIPKBBPITCHES (K’s)Tylor Megill5.05388 (53)Drew Smith1.14136 (24)Joely Rodriguez1.00217 (8)Seth Lugo0.2005 (2)Edwin Diaz1.03013 (11)

We did it together! #BlackOut 0⃣0⃣0⃣0⃣0⃣0⃣0⃣0⃣0⃣ — New York Mets (@Mets) April 30, 2022

  1. 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 🚨 — MLB (@MLB) April 30, 2022

  1. 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. — New York Yankees (@Yankees) April 30, 2022


  1. 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.

#StanleyCup playoffs Eastern Conference Round 1 schedule. — Frank Seravalli (@frank_seravalli) April 30, 2022

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