Monday moments that you may have missed

NBA

  1. The Philadelphia 76er’s controlled game 2 most of the way to their 112-97 victory over the Toronto Raptors. Joel Embiid led the 76er’s with 31 points and 11 rebounds.

our EMVPIID was shining tonight. ✨ pic.twitter.com/6vrPacn4Gf — Philadelphia 76ers (@sixers) April 19, 2022

  1. The Utah Jazz and the Dallas Mavericks met for game 2 of their playoff series on Monday night. Dallas came up big and beat the Jazz 110-104 to even the series up at 1-1. Jalen Brunson had a monumental game and scored a career high 41 points. Dallas as a whole set a playoff record with 22 made 3 point shots.

Alexa, play Ballin’ by @Mustard and @RoddyRicch. pic.twitter.com/yTtt3QsX4Y — x – Dallas Mavericks (@dallasmavs) April 19, 2022

  1. The Golden State Warriors cruise to victory over the Denver Nuggets 126-106. Stephen Curry only played 23 minutes but showed up big and led the warriors with 34 points, 3 rebounds and 4 assists. Jordan Poole, who started for Curry, had another great game scoring 29 points, 5 rebounds and 8 assists. Denver’s Nikola Jokic had 26 points and 11 rebounds before being ejected after his 2nd technical with about 7 minutes left in the game. Golden State leads the series 2-0.

Dropped 34 in 23 minutes off the bench ⚡️@googlecloud || Player of the Game pic.twitter.com/V9vQz37BTQ — Golden State Warriors (@warriors) April 19, 2022

  1. Tuesday’s playoff schedule : Atlanta Hawks at Miami Heat – 7:30pm EST, Minnesota Timberwolves at Memphis Grizzles – 8:30pm EST, New Orleans Pelicans at Phoenix Suns – 10:00pm EST.


MLB

  1. The Oakland A’s added 6 players to the COVID-19 injured list before their Monday night home opener against the Baltimore Orioles. They joined outfielder Scott Piscotty who was placed on the list Friday. The 6 players added Monday included : Infielders Jed Lowrie and Chad Pinder, relievers A.J. Puk, Lou Trivino and Kirby Snead and catcher Austin Allen.

  1. Maybe fitting, Freddie Freeman hits his first homerun in a Dodgers uniform, in his first at bat against his former team the Atlanta Braves. Trea Turner’s bases-loaded double also contributed to the Dodgers 5-run 4th-inning and Los Angeles wins it 7-4. This was LA’s 7th straight win.

You can't make this up. @FreddieFreeman5 just homered in his first at-bat against the Braves. 😱 pic.twitter.com/twwqlmghvq — MLB (@MLB) April 19, 2022

  1. MLB Players of the week : National League : Seiya Suzuki, Chicago Cubs outfielder – .412 BA, 3 HR, 2 DBL, 5 RBI’s. American League : José Ramírez, Cleveland Guardians third baseman – .478 BA, 2 HR, 2 DBL, 11 RBI’s.

Seiya Suzuki and @MrLapara have been unstoppable to start the year. They are your @Chevrolet Players of the Week! pic.twitter.com/t19DEfKdCI — MLB (@MLB) April 18, 2022

NHL

  1. Colorado Avalanche defenseman, Cale Makar has added to a spectacular season by breaking the points in a season record for the franchise with his 83rd goal in Mondays game against the Washington Capitals. Washington beat Colorado 3-2.

Cale Makar. Breaking records left and right.#GoAvsGo pic.twitter.com/9qqCeUIBNo — z – Colorado Avalanche (@Avalanche) April 19, 2022

  1. Dylan Larkin, Detroit Red Wings captain, underwent core muscle surgery on Monday and will miss the remainder of the season. Recovery is expected to take 8 to 10 weeks. Larkin leads the Red Wings with 31 goals and 69 points in 70 games this season. Detroit has 6 games left in their regular season as they have failed to make the playoffs.

  1. The NHL has named their “Three stars for the week” for the week ending April 17th.                        * St. Louis Blues right wing Vladimir Tarasenko,  **  Minnesota Wild left wing Kevin Fiala,             *** Edmonton Oilers goaltender Mike Smith

NHL Three Stars of the Week for the week ending April 17th, 2022. ⭐️ Vladimir Tarasenko, #STLBlues ⭐️⭐️ Kevin Fiala, #MNWild ⭐️⭐️⭐️ Mike Smith, #LetsGoOilers pic.twitter.com/p9aBvVzMQB — Complete Hockey News (@CompleteHkyNews) April 18, 2022

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