Friday facts you might have missed

NBA

  1. Boston Celtics forward, Jayson Tatum, has a spectacular game 6. Stepping up big when it counts with 46 points and 9 rebounds. The Celtics held off Giannis Antetokounmpo’s brilliant performance of 44 points and 20 rebounds beating the Milwaukee Bucks 108-95 and sending the series to a winner-takes-all game 7 in Boston on Sunday night.

too smooth pic.twitter.com/Q6mlvo9uFy — Boston Celtics (@celtics) May 14, 2022

  1. Klay Thompson knocked down 8 –  3 pointers, scoring 30 points. Stephen Curry scored 29 with 6 3s, and the Golden State Warriors finish off the Memphis Grizzlies with a 110-96 win in Game 6 on Friday night. Western Conferance Finals is the next stop for Golden State. They will face the winner of the Phoenix Suns vs Dallas Mavericks series, which goes to its game 7 on Sunday in Phoenix.

Final 📊 Klay – 30p/8r/2a/3b Stephen – 29p/7r/5a/1s/2b Andrew – 18p/10r/1s/3b Draymond – 14p/16r/8a/1s Jordan – 12p/3r/2a/1b Kevon – 4p/22r/5a/1b Damion – 3p/2r Beli – 2r/2a pic.twitter.com/MfSmOkDtk5 — Golden State Warriors (@warriors) May 14, 2022

NHL

  1.  Chris Kreider and Mika Zibanejad each scored 2 goals a piece and lifted the New York Rangers over the Pittsburg Penguins 5-3. They force a Game 7 in New York. The Rangers are looking to advance in the playoffs for the 1st time since 2017. They will get the opportunity thanks to the play of Kreider and Zibanejad, 4 assists from Adam Fox and 31 saves by Igor Shesterkin.

What a PASS, Shesty. pic.twitter.com/r2zX1sTykJ — New York Rangers (@NYRangers) May 14, 2022

  1. The Florida Panthers beat the Washington Capitals 4-3 in OT Friday night to win Game 6 and end the series.  Florida will face either, back-to-back defending Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay Lightning or the Toronto Maple Leafs in the next round. Tampa and Toronto face off in Game 7 of that series Saturday.

WHO ELSE BUT CARTER VERHAEGHE UNREAL 🔥🔥🔥🔥 pic.twitter.com/pyMWyzhd8J — Florida Panthers (@FlaPanthers) May 14, 2022

  1. Miro Heiskanen scored the go-ahead goal late in the 2nd period helping the Dallas Stars recover after blowing an early 2-goal lead. Dallas went on to beat the Calgary Flames 4-2 on Friday night to force a deciding Game 7 in their 1st-round Western Conference series.

🎙 This is Starship to Mission Control. We've got a goal. Get LOUD! 🚨🚨🚨#OneStateOneTeam | #TexasHockey | #StanleyCup pic.twitter.com/s0Motvhbm4 — x – Dallas Stars (@DallasStars) May 14, 2022

  1. Saturday Playoff schedule : Boston Bruins at Carolina Hurricanes – 4:30pm EST (ESPN), Tampa Bay Lightning at Toronto Maple Leafs – 7:00pm EST (TNT), Los Angeles Kings at Edmonton Oilers – 10:00pm EST (ESPN)

MLB

  1. The Houston Astros continue their winning streak to 11 games with a 6-1 win over the Washington Nationals on Friday night. Jose Altuve hit a homerun on the 1st pitch of the game. Yordan Alvarez and Yuli Gurriel joined in and also went over the wall.

Altuve going yard on the first pitch? That's a W. pic.twitter.com/Rk119Ph5CG — Houston Astros (@astros) May 13, 2022

  1. Toronto Blue Jays outfielder George Springer was pulled from Friday’s game against the Tampa Bay Rays after attempting a leaping catch and colliding with the center-field wall in the 2nd inning.

You can see George Springer roll his ankle as he falls back into the wall. https://t.co/vD5RbXNDzF pic.twitter.com/sHPd2l4bx4 — Shi Davidi (@ShiDavidi) May 14, 2022

  1. 11th-roud draft pick Chase Silseth gave up just one hit in 6 strong innings while becoming the 1st player from last year’s draft to make his major league debut, leading the Los Angeles Angels to a 2-0 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Friday night.

Chase Silseth is just the second pitcher in franchise history to toss at least 6 innings and allow one hit during his Major League debut. He joins Rudy May who went nine innings, allowing one hit against the Tigers on April 18, 1965. — Angels PR (@LAAngelsPR) May 14, 2022

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