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Saturday summaries in case you missed it


  1. The Utah Jazz and the Dallas Mavericks had the 1st of 4 NBA Playoff games on Saturday. Donovan Mitchell led the Jazz scoring 30 of his 32 points in the 2nd half. Dallas was without 23-year-old superstar, Luka Doncic, who is still out with the calf strain he suffered in the regular season finale. Jazz take game 1 over the Mavericks 99-93.

๐Ÿ“น| 32 points, 6 assists, 6 rebounds + that block ๐Ÿ•ท๐Ÿ‘€#TakeNote | @ZionsBank โ€” Utah Jazz (@utahjazz) April 16, 2022

  1. Minnesota Timberwolves and the Memphis Grizzles met in the 2nd game of the day. The No. 7 seed Timberwolves stunned the No. 2 seed Grizzles 130-117. Anthony Edwards led the Timberwolves in his NBA post-season debut with 36 points, 2 rebounds, 6 assists, 1 steal and 2 blocks.

WOLVES WIN!!! WOLVES WIN!!! WOLVES WIN!!! โ€” Minnesota Timberwolves (@Timberwolves) April 16, 2022

  1. Game 3 of the day found the Philadelphia 76erโ€™s dominating the Toronto Raptors 131-111.ย  ย  ย  ย 21-year-old Tyrese Maxey leads the 76erโ€™s with 38 points, 4 rebounds and 2 assists.

  1. Final game of the night was another roll over, the Golden State Warriors beat the Denver Nuggets 123-107. Stephen Curry did make his return after missing the last 12 games but was used cautiously. Jordon Poole had a stand-out game with 30 points, 1 rebound and 3 assists.

come for the JP three stay for the celly ๐ŸŽธ โ€” Golden State Warriors (@warriors) April 17, 2022

  1. Sundays playoff game schedule : Atlanta Hawks at Miami Heat โ€“ 1:00pm EST, Brooklyn Nets at Boston Celtics โ€“ 3:30pm EST, Chicago Bulls at Milwaukee Bucks โ€“ 6:30pm EST, New Orleans Pelicans at Phoenix Suns โ€“ 9:00pm EST.


  1. St. Louis Blues win their 8th straight and wrap up a playoff spot beating the Minnesota Wild 6-5 on Saturday. Brayden Schenn scored 56 seconds into overtime to win it for St. Louis.

BRAYDEN SCHENN CALLS GAME!!! #stlblues โ€” x โ€“ St. Louis Blues (@StLouisBlues) April 16, 2022

  1. Boston Bruins hold off the Pittsburg Penguins and win 2-1 to clinch a playoff spot. Trent Frederic and Erik Haula each scored a goal for Boston.

For the sixth consecutive season and 75th time in team history, the #NHLBruins are headed to the #StanleyCup Playoffs! Individual ticket and suite info โžก๏ธ โ€” Boston Bruins (@NHLBruins) April 16, 2022

  1. Matty Beniers scores his 1st career NHL goal helping the Seattle Kraken beat the New Jersey Devils 4-3.

The future is here, it's @Matty_Beniers10! ๐Ÿฆ‘ Congratulations on scoring goal No. 1! โ€” NHL (@NHL) April 17, 2022

  1. Colorado Avalanche clinch the top seed in the Western Conference after their win over the Carolina Hurricanes 7-4. J.T. Compfer and Nathan MacKinnon each had 2 goals. Ben Meyers also contributed with his first career goal, in his NHL debut.


  1. Justin Verlander, veteran right-hander for the Houston Astros, delivers an amazing outing giving up just 3 hits, struck out 8 and gave up 0 walks in 8-innings. Astros beat the Seattle Mariners 4-0.

  1. Hunter Greene, Cincinnati Redsย  22-year-old, right-handed pitcher has broken the MLB record for the most 100.0+ mph pitches in a game with 39. Despite Greene bringing so much heat the Los Angeles Dodgers were able to overcome the Reds 5-2.

.@HunterGreene17 has set an MLB record for the most 100.0+ mph pitches (38 and counting) in a gameโ€ผ๏ธ โ€” Cincinnati Reds (@Reds) April 17, 2022

  1. Ben Gamel, Pittsburg Pirates outfielder, makes a tremendous sliding catch in right-center and earns his spot in this weeks highlights. Pirates beat the Washington Nationals 6-4.

BEN GAMEL DOES IT AGAIN!!!!! โ€” Pittsburgh Pirates (@Pirates) April 17, 2022

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