Game 3 was frantic down to the last second ending in the Boston Celtics falling just short of sending it to overtime losing to the Milwaukee Bucks 103-101. Giannis Antetokounmpo bounced back from his sub-par performance scoring 42-points in Saturdays matchup. Jaylen Brown led the way for the Celtics with 27 points and 12 rebounds. Game 4 is Monday night in Milwaukee.
THE @BUCKS GET THE STOP AT THE FINAL BUZZER TO WIN GAME 3! pic.twitter.com/bmagSiNuxC — NBA (@NBA) May 7, 2022
Stephen Curry scored 30 points, Klay Thompson had 21 and 9 rebounds as the Golden State Warriors muffled Ja Morant’s supporting cast and dominated the Memphis Grizzlies 142-112 on Saturday night. Morant scored 34 points before leaving with a tender right knee with 6:19 left to play in the 4th quarter. Golden State now leads the series 2-1. Game 4 is Monday night.
Klay really hit a running three off one leg 🎯 pic.twitter.com/7LlcDmKVqq — Golden State Warriors (@warriors) May 8, 2022
Sunday Playoff schedule : Phoenix Suns at Dallas Mavericks – 3:30pm EST (ESPN), Miami Heat at Philadelphia 76er’s – 8:00pm EST (TNT)
Alex Ovechkin scored on the power play and assisted on T.J. Oshie’s power-play goal. Marcus Johansson, Trevor van Riemsdyk, Garnet Hathaway and John Carlson all contributed a goal for the Capitals as well. The Washington Capitals routed the Florida Panthers 6-1 in Game 3 on Saturday. Jonathan Huberdeau scored Floridas only goal. Washington leads the series 2-1, Game 4 is Monday.
The best from Sammy's first career postseason win!#ALLCAPS pic.twitter.com/xBbYnadIhz — x – Washington Capitals (@Capitals) May 7, 2022
Gabriel Landeskog scored 2 goals in the second period, and the top-seeded Colorado Avalanche beat the Nashville Predators 7-3 Saturday for a commanding 3-0 lead in their first-round series. The Avalanche lost goalie Darcy Kuemper late in the first period, Pavel Francouz replaced him and made 18 saves in his 7th career playoff appearance.
Speaking of, we love Devon.#GoAvsGo pic.twitter.com/RWCkfleBFP — z – Colorado Avalanche (@Avalanche) May 7, 2022
Pittsburgh surged past the New York Rangers 7-4 on Saturday night to take a 2-1 lead in their first-round series. Evan Rodrigues and Jeff Carter both scored 2 goals each. Brock McGinn, Jake Guentzel and Danton Heinen all contributed 1 as well. Game 4 is Monday night.
Collecting a trio of helpers in his team's 7-4 win tonight, Mike Matheson joined Paul Coffey (3 times), Larry Murphy (3 times), Kris Letang (twice), Sergei Gonchar (twice) and Zarley Zalapski as the only 6 defencemen in @penguins history to record a 3+ assist game in the playoffs pic.twitter.com/JhZA0BusCh — StatsCentre (@StatsCentre) May 8, 2022
Joe Pavelski scored a pair of goals and got the game-winner on the 1st power-play goal in the series for Dallas. Jake Oettinger had 39 saves, Roope Hintz and Radek Faksa each contributed 1 as the wild-card Stars won 4-2 on Saturday night to take a 2-1 series lead over the Pacific Division champion Calgary Flames. Game 4 is Monday night in Dallas.
Get AMPED! 📺: @BallySportsSW | #OneStateOneTeam | #TexasHockey | #StanleyCup pic.twitter.com/JdrtFqiPTy — x – Dallas Stars (@DallasStars) May 8, 2022
Sunday Playoff schedule : Carolina Hurricanes at Boston Bruins – 12:30pm EST (ESPN), Minnesota Wild at St. Louis Blues – 4:30pm EST (TBS), Toronto Maple Leafs at Tampa Bay Lightning – 7:00pm EST (TBS), Edmonton Oilers at Los Angeles Kings – 10:00pm EST (TBS)
Joe Dunand, the nephew of Alex Rodriguez, knocked one out of the park on the 3rd pitch he saw as a major leaguer. He followed up the homerun with a double and the Miami Marlins beat the San Diego Padres 8-0 Saturday night to end a 6-game losing streak.
WOW! First MLB at-bat HOME RUN. Lets go Joe!!! @Joedunand @Marlins @MLB pic.twitter.com/Yea3vGO5Ou — Alex Rodriguez (@AROD) May 8, 2022
Wilmer Flores hit a grand slam in the 1st-inning, matching his career high with 6 RBIs. The San Francisco Giants beat the St. Louis Cardinals 13-7 Saturday night to end a 5-game losing streak.
Wilmer set the tone early‼️ (#SFGiants x @DairyQueen) pic.twitter.com/ejgYXwYn62 — SFGiants (@SFGiants) May 8, 2022
Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Andrew McCutchen tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday, he returned to the team hotel in Atlanta and was placed on the COVID-19 injured list.
Brewers' Andrew McCutchen tests positive for COVID-19, placed on IL. https://t.co/h0sRN6cXez — AP Sports (@AP_Sports) May 8, 2022