Klay Thompson led the charge for the Golden State Warriors with 32 points lifting them to a game 5 victory over the Dallas Mavericks 120-110. The Warriors advance to their 6th NBA Finals in the last 8 seasons. Andrew Wiggins, Draymond Green, Stephen Curry and Jordan Poole were all within 2 points of eachother and provided a great supporting cast. Luka Doncic had 28 points in Dallas losing effort. The Mavericks lost the series 4-1.
Golden State celebrates winning the Western Conference 🥳 pic.twitter.com/qsVDFLFp2Q — NBA TV (@NBATV) May 27, 2022
Friday Playoff game : Miami Heat at Boston Celtics (Game 6) (BOS 3 – MIA 2) – 8:30pm EST (ESPN)
Vincent Trocheck scored a short-handed goal, Teuvo Teravainen had a power-play score, Andrei Svechnikov also scored, and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the New York Rangers 3-1 on Thursday night to take a 3-2 lead in the second-round series.
Svechnikov gets one to go through the gap. 🔥#StanleyCup | #LetsGoCanes pic.twitter.com/wybYxIQWsY — Sportsnet (@Sportsnet) May 27, 2022
Connor McDavid scored at 5:03 in OT and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Calgary Flames 5-4 on Thursday night closing out the series and moving on to the Western Conference Finals. Zach Hyman had a goal and 2 assists, Darnell Nurse, Jesse Puljujarvi and Evan Bouchard also scored for the Oilers. Mike Smith made 32 saves. Edmonton will face the winner of the Colorado Avalanche and St Louis Blues series.
Third round bound. #LetsGoOilers pic.twitter.com/q8V3A5IhTQ — Edmonton Oilers (@EdmontonOilers) May 27, 2022
Friday Playoff game : Colorado Avalanche at St Louis Blues (Game 6) (COL 3 – STL 2) – 8:00pm EST (TNT)
Josh Hader narrowly escaped a 9th-inning jam and turned in his 37th straight scoreless appearance as the Milwaukee Brewers held off the St. Louis Cardinals 4-3 Thursday night.
15 Games 15 Saves✅ 0 Earned Runs🤯 Josh Hader Takes NO PRISONERS pic.twitter.com/1rnzoY3r8b — IKE Brewers Podcast (@IKE_Brewers) May 23, 2022
Trevor Story is on FIRE and continued his streak smashing a 3-run homer and turning in 4 RBI’s as the Red Sox rolled over the Chicago White Sox 16-7. Story has 7 home runs and 21 RBIs in his last 7 games, making his season totals to 9 homers and 32 RBIs.
Here's a Story that doesn't stop. pic.twitter.com/ngz2xEaokC — MLB (@MLB) May 27, 2022
The Los Angeles Dodgers will retire, one of the newest members of the National Baseball Hall of Fame, Gil Hodges’ No. 14 before their game against the New York Mets on June 4, they announced Thursday.