Lowry hurts finger on right hand in Raptors’ win

[ad_1] TORONTO -- Raptors guard Kyle Lowry injured the ring finger on his right hand Tuesday night in Toronto's 115-96 series-clinching win over the Orlando Magic in Game 5 of their first-round matchup.Lowry jammed the finger while deflecting a ball in the second quarter. During the subsequent timeout, the Raptors' medical staff attended to Lowry's hand on the bench. He returned to play but went back to the locker room
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Thunder vs. Trail Blazers – Game Summary – April 23, 2019

[ad_1] With his college coach Tom Izzo watching on, Gary Harris is having quite a game. Offensively, Harris hit five-of-his-first-seven shots, including three 3-pointers, for 15 points. And he has helped turn Derrick White into a non-factor on defense. After blocking Patty Mills on a layup attempt from behind, Harris' momentum took him into the stands, where the former Michigan State guard stood and soaked in the Pepsi Center's applause

NBA draft – 233 early-entry prospects declare for 2019

[ad_1] The NBA informed teams on Tuesday that 233 players have filed as early-entry candidates for the 2019 NBA draft, including 175 from the college ranks and a record 58 internationals.The deadline for underclassmen and international players to submit paperwork to the league office making themselves eligible for the draft was Sunday night.This number is down slightly from last year, when 236 early entrants declared, including 181 from American colleges
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Fisher plans to stay at A&M after AD’s departure

[ad_1] Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher says he has no plans to leave the school following athletic director Scott Woodward's departure last week to LSU.Fisher, who won one national championship and three ACC titles during his eight seasons at Florida State, signed a 10-year, $75 million contract with Texas A&M last offseason.It was at LSU that Fisher and Woodward first met and formed a relationship that proved instrumental in the

Spurs vs. Nuggets – Game Summary – April 23, 2019

[ad_1] The Denver Nuggets have won the first quarter for the first time in this first-round series, outscoring the Spurs 26-19. The Spurs won the opening quarter in the first four quarters by an average of an almost eight-point differential and had averaged 29 points in the first quarter in the first four games. The Nuggets held San Antonio to 8-for-21 shooting. Gary Harris had eight points in the first

Early goals help lift Bruins beat Maple Leafs 5-1 in Game 7

[ad_1] BOSTON (AP) — Joakim Nordstrom and Sean Kuraly each had a goal and assist, Tuukka Rask stopped 32 shots and the Boston Bruins beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-1 in Game 7 on Tuesday night to wrap up their first-round Eastern Conference playoff series. Marcus Johansson added his first goal of the postseason for Boston and Charlie Coyle scored on an empty netter late in the third. Patrice Bergeron

I was scared to come forward

[ad_1] The woman accusing Luke Walton of a 2014 sexual assault said Tuesday that she was terrified the NBA coach was going to rape her and that the reason it took her so long to publicize the allegations was because she was scared.Kelli Tennant -- a former host on Spectrum SportsNet LA, the Lakers' regional sports network -- spoke with media during a news conference Tuesday in Los Angeles, after
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‘Jeopardy!’ champ wins again; 2nd ever to top $1M

[ad_1] Las Vegas sports bettor James Holzhauer is the second "Jeopardy!" contestant ever to win more than $1 million during a daily run on the iconic game show.Holzhauer won $118,816 during Tuesday's episode, the second-largest single-day total in the show's 35 seasons. That brought his 14-day total to $1,061,554.In just 14 episodes, Holzhauer is already second on the show's all-time regular-play winnings list, behind only Ken Jennings, who racked up

Michigan says Jordan Poole staying in draft

[ad_1] ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Michigan says guard Jordan Poole is staying in the NBA draft.The school announced earlier this month that Poole, Charles Matthews and Iggy Brazdeikis were declaring for the draft, though they had the option of coming back to the Wolverines. Since then, Matthews has announced that he will indeed be leaving school, and now Poole is departing.Poole, a sophomore, was second on the team in scoring