We said all along that the Philadelphia Flyers had near-impossible odds to win the 2017 NHL Draft Lottery, and ultimately they did not win the first overall pick. But they obviously were the big winners in the event, jumping 11 spots from 13th overall to 2nd overall. There was just 2.4 percent chance of that happening.
Surprise! The Raptors lost Game 1 of a series and looked completely devoid of hope throughout. We can cut Toronto some slack in this one, though: LeBron James and Cavaliers came out to embarrass the Raptors, and how they did. Kyrie Irving was going off the backboard to the King in the opening minutes! LeBron feinted taking a beer break! Even Iman Shumpert was destroying the rim! It’s just one game, but the Cavaliers look awfully frisky. Never count out a LeBron team in the regular season, I suppose.
Shout out to Dahntay Jones, who made $9,000 for joining the Cavaliers very, very late in the season, and then got fined $6,000 for two technicals and an ejection in his three minutes of work on Monday.
It helps that Milwaukee has the best player on the floor: Giannis Antetokounmpo finished with 19 points, eight rebounds, four assists, two steals, two blocks, and 7-of-10 shooting, while Find Cheap Jerseys notching a team-best plus-29. But Antetokounmpo obviously isn’t being asked to carry an enormous load — his teammates are swarming all around him, with Khris Middleton popping off for 20 points in the starting five while Greg Monroe Extremely Cheap Jerseys dropped 16 off the bench.