The conference semifinals are underway in the NBA as 8 of the best teams are battling it out to see who will win in this wacky season of basketball. The Miami Heat are on fire right now because they have yet to lose a playoff game. Season MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo is struggling against the heat as he bumps into Jimmy Butler with 0 seconds on the clock causing a foul. With the game tied Butler sinks the free throws ensuring the win for the Heat. Jimmy Butler with 13 points, 3 rebounds, and 6 assists, as Giannis with 29 points,14 rebounds, and 3 assists.
Looks like the Irish luck has gone as the Celtics lose their first game of the playoffs. With the game tied with 5 seconds left, Kemba Walker passed it to Daniel Theis as he dunked the ball into the hoop with 0.5 seconds remaining. With the Celtics up 2 it looked as if the game was over for the Raptors. But, Kyle Lowry passes the ball over a 7 foot 6 Tacko Fall as OG Anunoby shoots a buzzer - beater game winning 3. Talk about clutch!
With the NFL preseason postponed, football will be coming back next Thursday, with the Houston Texans facing the defending super bowl champions, the Kansas City Chiefs. Teams have changed their lineups a lot this year, and new rookies like Joe Burrow will definitely make this season interesting.
The second round of the US open will be interesting as star player Andy Murray lost in the second round to Felix Auger-Aliassime.