The Bucks’ Game 5 win over the Celtics was defined by 10 seconds of Jrue Holiday’s defensive heroics

BOSTON — The relationship between Giannis Antetokounmpo and teammate Khris Middleton, now nine years in, is well-known for its depth and trust. But about that Jrue Holiday relationship … “It’s blooming, it’s blooming!” Antetokounmpo said after the Milwaukee Bucks finished off a jaw-dropping display of clutch play in stealing a 110-107 Game 5 victory over … Read more

The Grizzlies played postseason anthem during blowout … and Draymond Green and Stephen Curry loved it

The Golden State Warriors entered Game 5 of the Western Conference semifinals up 3-1, with a chance to end the Memphis Grizzlies’ playoff run. Ahead of the potential series closer, Stephen Curry gave Kendra Andrews some insight on Golden State’s mentality, saying: “Whoop that trick! That is our game plan.” “Whoop That Trick” is a … Read more

The Grizzlies played “Whoop That Trick” during blowout … and Draymond Green and Stephen Curry loved it

The Golden State Warriors entered Game 5 of the Western Conference semifinals up 3-1, with a chance to end the Memphis Grizzlies’ playoff run. Ahead of the potential series closer, Stephen Curry gave Kendra Andrews some insight on Golden State’s mentality, saying: “Whoop that trick! That is our game plan.” “Whoop That Trick” is a … Read more

NBA playoffs 2022 — How the Boston Celtics discovered the blueprint that changed their season

8:00 AM ET Tim BontempsESPN When the Boston Celtics arrived at Washington’s Capital One Arena to take on the Wizards for a matinee on Jan. 23, there was no indication it would serve as the turning point of Boston’s tumultuous season. The Celtics had been coming off one of their most dispiriting losses of the … Read more

Four keys to the Milwaukee Bucks winning a second consecutive NBA championship

8:00 AM ET jamal necklaceESPN The Milwaukee Bucks were rallying in the fourth quarter of Game 2 of their first-round series against the Chicago Bulls when a driving lane opened up for forward Khris Middleton. Middleton made a beeline toward the rim before Bulls center Nikola Vucevic stepped in front of the basket. Middleton attempted … Read more

NBA playoffs 2022 — Eye-catching outfits from the postseason

Pregame fashion has become woven into the fabric of the NBA, with some players building a reputation for their wardrobe selections. 1 Related The postseason has provided entertaining hoops on the court and eye-catching fits from players off it. Stars have shown up in various attires like boxing dresses, vibrant coats and sweaters. Suits, stuffed … Read more

Jordan’s shot, Colon’s homer and more — May 7 has been a big date in sports

For practically every date on the calendar, you can find something incredible that’s happened across the world of sports — whether it’s a clutch shot, a memorable blooper, or merely a birthday for an all-time great. Of course, some days happen to have a lot more going on than others. May 7 is one of … Read more

NBA playoffs 2022 — Joel Embiid joins list of stars to wear a mask

After missing the first two games of the Philadelphia 76ers – Miami Heat Eastern Conference semifinals series, Joel Embiid returned to the starting lineup for Game 3. The MVP finalist was sidelined with a facial fracture and concussion after being struck by Toronto Raptors forward Pascal Siakam late in Game 6 of Philadelphia’s first-round series. … Read more

NBA playoffs 2022 – What is the Dallas Mavericks’ bench doing? ‘Causing a problem for the other team’

As soon as they saw each other at the American Airlines Center, Donovan Mitchell made a simple request of Theo Pinson before the Utah Jazz and Dallas Mavericks met in the first round of the NBA’s Western Conference playoffs. “Theo, shut up, please,” Mitchell told Pinson. Mitchell is quite familiar with his friend Pinson’s proclivity … Read more

From NASCAR to IndyCar to Formula One, Miami has a great history when it comes to motorsports

When the lights turn off and the 20-car Formula One field hammers its way into the first turn of Sunday’s Miami Grand Prix (2 p.m. ET, ABC), it will mark the official South Florida debut of Earth’s biggest motorsports series. But it will not be the first race with “Grand Prix” and “Miami” in the … Read more