Sports Basketball - NBA - Regular season: A gala rande wears the Knicks, the 76ers lose shock against Suns
NHL evaluating alternate plans for North Division's playoff setup
As the Stanley Cup Playoffs creep closer and closer and there has been no change at the Canadian border, it is seeming more and more likely that there will be some form of relocation in the postseason. TSN’s Darren Dreger reports that the NHL is not rushing to any conclusions, waiting to see if border policies are relaxed, but have to evaluate alternative plans for the North Division winner to be able to compete in the semifinals and Cup Final this season.
with 40 points, Julius Randle has greatly participated in the new New Victory of New York Knicks, against Atlanta Hawks (137-127 AP). In the shock of the night, the Philadelphia 76ers gave way against the Phoenix Suns (113-116).
The match of the night: Houston Rockets - Utah Jazz The Utah Jazz did not have to force his talent. On the night of Wednesday at Thursday, as part of the regular NBA season, the franchise quietly disposed of the Rockets Houston (89-112). Always deprived of Donovan Mitchell, Utah has been able to rely on Jordan Clarkson, who finishes better marker of this match (22 points, 5 rebounds, 1 decisive pass) , to build this new success at his side, Joe Ingles ( 21 points, 6 rebounds, 4 decisive passes) also answered present. At the start of the last quarter, the jazz then had a particularly comfortable advance of +31 (63-94). Opposite, so it was more complicated and in particular. With this new successful success, Utah Jazz, with a balance sheet of 44 victories for also 15 defeats, obviously retains more than ever its first place in the West Conference rankings. For their part, the Rockets Houston are last.
COVID protocol-related absences: 04/27/21
Each day, the NHL will publicly release the list of players that are unavailable to their respective teams due to being in COVID-19 Protocol. Here is today’s list: Anaheim – Adam Henrique Calgary – Josh Leivo Montreal – TBA New Jersey – P.K.Anaheim – Adam Henrique
The MVP of the night: Julius Randle The New York Knicks no longer stop. On the night of Wednesday on Thursday, as part of the regular NBA season, the franchise recorded an eighth rank victory, this time against the Atlanta Hawks (137-127 AP). During this meeting, a man was shown again at his advantage. It is Julius Randle, which finishes better marker of his franchise and better marker of this match, with a double double and statistics of 40 points, 11 rebounds and 6 decisive passes. In the "Money Time", it is very randle who had given three points ahead of his franchise, thanks in particular to a lay-up just eight small seconds of the buzzer, but Atlanta then equalized on a basket to three points. The extension was finally one way. This new success allows New York to subtilize, to its opponent of a night, the fourth place in the ranking of the conference is.
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The flop of the night: Philadelphia 76ers It was certainly shock. On the night of Wednesday on Thursday, as part of the regular NBA season, the Philadelphia 76ers, leaders in the East, sold at the Phoenix Suns, second to the west, (113-116). However, at the end of the game, Joel Embiaid, the best marker of his franchise and this meeting, with a double double to the key and personal statistics of 38 points, 17 rebounds and 4 assists, had the basket of the equalization in his hands, but he did not reach his ends. Before starting this match, Philadelphia was then already deprived of three holders, namely Ben Simmons, Tobias Harris as well as Seth Curry . To build this precious victory, Phoenix has thus supported a man in particular, namely Chris Paul who finishes better marker of his franchise, with personal statistics of 28 points, 3 rebounds and 8 assists.
The French of the Night: Rudy Gobert Many French were on the floors for this new evening. In the night of Wednesday on Thursday, one of them particularly shone, as it is very often the case. Indeed, it is Rudy Gobert. The tricolor was greatly able to participate in the new victory of his franchise of Utah Jazz , yet always deprived of Donovan Mitchell but borne by Jordan Clarkson and Joe Ingles, this time on the Houston Rockets (89-112). Gobert closed this meeting, with a double double to the key, thus frivating even double double double. His personal statistics of an evening are as follows: 19 points (9/12 with shots, 0/0 to 3pts and 1/2 at the throws-francs), 18 rebounds, 0 decisive pass, 3 faults, 0 interception, 0 Lost balloon and 2 courses in 26 minutes of play.
Antetokounmpo has big day, Bucks trounce 76ers 132-94 .
MILWAUKEE — Giannis Antetokounmpo moved into second place on Milwaukee’s career scoring list and helped the Bucks deliver the short-handed Philadelphia 76ers their fourth straight loss. Antetokounmpo had 24 points and the Bucks beat the 76ers for the second time in three days, 132-94 on Saturday. Playing without All-Stars Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons, the 76ers matched their lowest point total and suffered their most-lopsided defeat of the season. Embiid didn’t play due to a sore right shoulder. Simmons missed a fourth straight game because of an unspecified illness.