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What’s Happening in Sports: May 19, 2022

What’s Happening in Sports: May 19, 2022

May 19th, 2022 features the Celtics and Heat battling in ECF Game 2 after Jimmy Butler dropped 41 points while Miami clamped Boston in the second half to take a 1-0 series lead. There are eight games on MLB’s schedule headlined by Dakota Hudson‘s Cards facing Chris Bassitt‘s Mets in a matchup of NL heavyweights. Yu Darvish and the Padres conclude a series in Philly, plus Framber Valdez leads the Astros against the Rangers after getting walked off on Wednesday. NFL free agents are still signing deals with new teams as OTA’s quickly approach. 

See what happened in sports on May 19th last year, headlined by LeBron‘s iconic GW-3PM over Stephen Curry in the play-in game, Memphis eliminating the Spurs behind Dillon Brooks‘ big night, and Corey Kluber‘s first career no-hitter as well as what happened in sports on May 19th, 2020 ft. King James joining Uninterrupted to discuss Michael Jordan‘s Last Dance and NFL’s rule changes for front offices. 

WHAT’S HAPPENING IN SPORTS OVERVIEW: This daily sports post includes real headlines only (no clickbait rumors), all of the best highlights, interesting facts & records from around the NFL, NBA, & MLB, the main games to watch, notable birthdays, and a quick recap of significant events on this day in sports history. 

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May 18, 2022
Golden State Warriors held Luka Doncic to more TOV (7) than FGM (6) for the 1st time in his Playoff career as he was nursing a shoulder injury that allowed the Dubs to get a blowout WCF Game 1 win

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May 18, 2022
Philadelphia Eagles signed former New York Giants Pro Bowl CB James Bradberry to a 1y/$10M deal to be their CB2 alongside Darius Slay

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May 18, 2022
NBA announced the 2021-22 NBA All-Rookie Teams with Scottie Barnes, Cade Cunningham, Jalen Green, Evan Mobley, & Franz Wagner all making the 1st Team & Ayo Dosunmu, Chris Duarte, Josh Giddey, Bones Hyland, & Herbert Jones on the 2nd Team

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May 18, 2022
Minnesota Twins SP Chris Paddack will undergo Tommy John surgery that will force him to miss the rest of the 2022 season and likely most, if not all of the 2023 season

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May 17, 2022
Miami Heat turned up the defense in the 3rd Qtr to spark a 39-14 run that turned the game around and led to the Game 1 win over Boston alongside Jimmy Butler’s 41 PTS

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May 17, 2022
The 2022 NBA Draft lottery concluded with the Orlando Magic winning the No.1 overall pick as the Oklahoma City Thunder (#2), Houston Rockets (#3), & Sacramento Kings (#4) filled out the remaining top-4 lottery picks

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May 16, 2022
Green Bay Packers signed CB Jaire Alexander to a record-breaking 4y/$84M extension, including the highest AAV ($21M) for any DB in NFL history ($30M signing bonus GTD)

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May 15, 2022
The Dallas Mavericks shockingly eviscerated the Suns at Phoenix in Game 7 as Luka Doncic scored as many PTS (27) as the entire 64-win Suns during the 1st Half with CP3 & Booker collapsing during the final 2 games of the series

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May 15, 2022
Despite a historic series from reigning Finals MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo, the loss of Khris Middleton was ultimately too much for the defending champ Milwaukee Bucks to overcome as Grant Williams’ career-best game (7 3PM) fueled Boston’s 4th Conference Finals berth in the last 6 years

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May 15, 2022
The Pittsburgh Pirates became the 6th team ever to win a game despite recording 0 Hits as Reds rookie SP Hunter Greene was lights out but got no run support

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DRAYMOND FIRED UP

 

BEST OF MAVS v. WARRIORS

 

CLUTCH CONF FINALS PLAYS

 

BRADBERRY TO PHILLY

 

HIURA IS THE HERO

 

RANGERS GO HOME HAPPY

 

HEAT DEFENSE ON DISPLAY

 

TATUM-BUTLER DUEL IN ECF

 

2020 ECF RE-MATCH

 

LOTTERY RESULTS ARE IN

 

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May 18, 2022
Dallas Mavericks recorded the most 3PA (48) during 1 Conference Finals game in NBA history and the t-most missed 3PA (37) in NBA Conference Finals history

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May 18, 2022
New York Giants have a larger 2022 dead cap ($11.7M) for CB James Bradberry not to play for them than the Eagles have to pay him ($10M) in 2022

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May 18, 2022
Most PD in the NFL since 2018: 1. James Bradberry (62), 2. Marshon Lattimore (56), T3. J.C Jackson & Marlon Humphrey (53), T5. Xavien Howard & Carlton Davis

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May 18, 2022
Fewest SB allowed by a team since 2004 (Yadier Molina’s 1st season): 1. St. Louis Cardinals (900), 2. Arizona Diamondbacks (1,340), 3. Kansas City Royals (1,395), 4. Cincinnati Reds (1,406), 5. Minnesota Twins (1,409)

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May 17, 2022
Jimmy Butler recorded the 1st Playoff GP of 40+ PTS/9+ REB/4+ STL/3+ BLK in NBA history

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May 17, 2022
Jimmy Butler has recorded the most career Playoff GP (3) of 40+ PTS/5+ REB/5+ AST in Miami Heat history, surpassing Dwyane Wade & LeBron James (2)

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May 17, 2022
Jimmy Butler has the most GP (3) of 40+ PTS during 1 Postseason in Miami Heat history

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May 17, 2022
Jimmy Butler has recorded the t-most career Playoff GP (4) of 40+ PTS/60+ FG%/90+ FT% in NBA history, tied with Michael Jordan (4)

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May 17, 2022
Miami Heat have the best record (15-6) in the NBA since their famous bench scuffle near the end of the regular season

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May 17, 2022
Houston Astros recorded the t-most HR (5) during 1 inning in MLB history

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NBA Conference Finals 

8:30 PM: #2 Boston Celtics vs. #1 Miami Heat [MIA leads 1-0]

*All game times listed are in Eastern Standard Time (EST)*

NFL: LB Zaven Collins, Arizona Cardinals (turns 23)

MLB: OF Victor Robles, Washington Nationals (25)

MLB: 3B Brian Anderson, Miami Marlins (29)

NBA: PG Raul Neto, Free Agent (30)

MLB: 1B Ji-Man Choi, Tampa Bay Rays (31)

NFL: TE Marcedes Lewis, Green Bay Packers (38)

NBA: PF Kevin Garnett, Hall of Fame (46)

NFL: LB London Fletcher, Retired after 2013 (47)

NBA: C Bill Laimbeer, Retired after 1994 (65)

NFL: QB Archie Manning, Retired after 1984 (73)

2021: Los Angeles Lakers F LeBron James drained a deep GW-FG as the shot clock expired with under 1 min left over Warriors G Steph Curry during the Western Conference play-in game as he pointed to his shaken up eye and said he saw “3 rims” during the shot

2015: The NFL announced it’s moving back extra-point kicks and will be allowing defenses to score on conversion turnovers. The owners approved the proposal to snap the ball from the 15-yard line on PATs instead of the 2-yard line to make them more challenging

2008: Boston Red Sox SP Jon Lester threw his only career no-hitter just a year after recovering from Cancer and pitching in the World Series-clinching Game the previous season

2004: Minnesota Timberwolves PF Kevin Garnett exploded for 32 PTS/21 REB/5 BLK in Game 7 vs. the Sacramento Kings on his 28th birthday to clinch Minnesota’s 1st Western Conference Finals in franchise history just days after famously referring to the Game 7 as a war with weapons like uzi’s and grenades

1987: Los Angeles Lakers PG Magic Johnson won the 1st MVP Award of his Hall of Fame career, becoming the 1st Guard in 23 years to be named MVP. Magic added 2 more MVPs over the next 3 years

1960: During his debut for the San Francisco Giants, SP Juan Marchial pitched a Complete Game 1-hitter during a 2-0 win over the Philadelphia Phillies

1935: NFL officially adopted an annual college draft, beginning the next season

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