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Sports Roundup: NBA Playoffs, Manchester City vs. Arsenal, NFL Draft, Aaron Rodgers

Sports Roundup: NBA Playoffs, Manchester City vs. Arsenal, NFL Draft, Aaron Rodgers

NBA

Paolo Banchero named 2022-23 Kia NBA Rookie of the Year

Paolo Banchero named 2022-23 Kia NBA Rookie of the Year
The Magic forward secures 98 out of 100 1st-place votes to win the award over fellow finalists Jalen Williams and Walker Kessler.

Boston Celtics (3) vs. Atlanta Hawks(2): Trae Young takes over late, hits deep 3 to force Game 6

Atlanta Hawks vs Boston Celtics Apr 25, 2023 Game Summary
Atlanta Hawks vs Boston Celtics Apr 25, 2023 game result including recap, highlights and game information

'It's Ice Trae Time': The 30-foot heave that saved the Hawks' season

‘It’s Ice Trae Time’: The 30-foot heave that saved the Hawks’ season
Trae Young scored Atlanta’s final 14 points, capped by the game winner from near the half-court logo. Here’s how the Hawks and Celtics got to that moment.

Denver Nuggets (4) vs. Minnesota Timberwolves (1): Nuggets halt Wolves, reach West semifinals

Minnesota Timberwolves vs Denver Nuggets Apr 25, 2023 Game Summary
Minnesota Timberwolves vs Denver Nuggets Apr 25, 2023 game result including recap, highlights and game information

Phoenix Suns (4) vs. LA Clippers (1): Booker's Huge 3rd Quarter Helps Suns Finish Clippers

LA Clippers vs Phoenix Suns Apr 25, 2023 Game Summary
LA Clippers vs Phoenix Suns Apr 25, 2023 game result including recap, highlights and game information

Clips' Lue reflects on 'what ifs,' expects to return

Clips’ Lue reflects on ‘what ifs,’ expects to return
A reflective Ty Lue said Tuesday night he expects to return as coach of the Clippers despite a frustrating year that saw both of his franchise players unavailable for much of the regular season and playoffs.

Don’t Blow Up the Clippers

Don’t Blow Up the Clippers
A season with so much promise ended in disappointment once again for Los Angeles. There’s no magical blockbuster trade that fixes everything, but with a little (overdue injury) luck and fine tuning, the Clippers could be as dangerous as anyone next year.

Soccer

Man City vs. Arsenal: an analytical look at the biggest game in the Premier League season

Man City vs. Arsenal: an analytical look at the biggest game in the Premier League season | PFF News & Analysis | PFF
A preview of Wednesday’s match at the Etihad which is being dubbed a title decider in the Premier League

NFL

Aaron Rodgers says goodbye to Green Bay

Aaron Rodgers says goodbye to Green Bay - ProFootballTalk
On Wednesday afternoon, quarterback Aaron Rodgers will officially say hello to New York. On Tuesday night, he officially said goodbye to Green Bay.Via Rob Demovsky of ESPN.com, Rodgers posted a lengthy Instagram farewell to the only NFL city for which he has played since entering the league in 2005.…

‘The tools are all there’: Akili Smith sees a special Black quarterback group entering the NFL Anthony Richardson, C.J. Stroud and Bryce Young can become the first trio of Black signal-callers drafted in the first round since 1999

‘The tools are all there’: Akili Smith sees a special Black quarterback group entering the NFL
Former standout college quarterback Akili Smith was selected during the only NFL draft in which three Black signal-callers were first-round picks. Smith and man…