Trail Blazers, Grizzlies advance to NBA play-in game; Suns, Spurs see playoff dreams dashed Lakers practice early hoping to answer all questions Trail Blazers beat Grizzlies in play-in, earn first-round series with the Lakers AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREUCLA alum Kenny Clark signs four-year contract extension with PackersIn what might be the most anticipated high school freshman debut in recent memory, Bronny James scored 10 points off the bench for the prep superteam, which also includes Zaire Wade, the son of Dwyane Wade. Wade scored six points in the game.Dwyane Wade, who retired this spring from the NBA, was able to be present for the game. James had to watch from afar, alongside another of their close mutual friends Chris Paul.“The sweet part is technology is amazing,” LeBron James said. “And I got an opportunity to have dinner with one of my best friends in CP and also watch my son and my nephew in Zaire and like, my little nephews, the rest of them on the team. So, thank God for technology and the ability to still watch my son.”James wasn’t in much suspense during the viewing experience. The Trailblazers led by as much as 53 points.Related Articles How athletes protesting the national anthem has evolved over 17 years OKLAHOMA CITY — On an off night, even professional basketball players often prefer to spend their time away from the court.LeBron James didn’t hit the court on Thursday night in Oklahoma City. But he sorely wished he could have.Instead, the proud father was forced to watch the high school basketball debut of his oldest son that was taking place more than 1,000 miles away from Oklahoma City, as Bronny James’ Sierra Canyon team crushed Montgomery 91-44 in San Diego.“I mean, it’s bittersweet for me,” James said. “Obviously I would love to be there.” Lakers, Clippers schedules set for first round of NBA playoffs Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error
MLB All-Star Game 2019: Complete list of AL, NL rosters The Yankees took the lead with nine runs in the seventh and never looked back. DJ LeMahieu finished 3 for 6 with two RBIs.However, this wasn’t an easy win. New York had to come back after falling behind early. Boston put up four runs in the first inning but the Yankees quickly strung together a pair of their own to cut their deficit in half before their breakout seventh inning. Related News MLB All-Star Game 2019: Blue Jays rookie phenom Vladimir Guerrero Jr. to compete in HR Derby The Yankees completed a sweep of the Red Sox in the London Series on Sunday.New York took down its longstanding rivals with two impressive offensive outings. It’s latest was a 12-8 win over Boston. Manny has homered 3 times in the past 24 hours. 💪💪💪 pic.twitter.com/IhtSCxVV1w— MLB (@MLB) June 30, 2019Jason Heyward stretched out for this impressive catch.Catch-22. pic.twitter.com/GWh7mGBPK3— MLB (@MLB) June 30, 2019What’s Next?Brewers (45-39) at Reds (38-43), 7:10 p.m. ET — The Brewers and the Cubs are tied for the top spot in the National League Central but Milwaukee will try to edge out Chicago when it takes on the worst team in the division. The Reds have been struggling for most of the season but have managed to win five of their last 10 games. Cincinnati will send Tyler Mahle (2-8, 4.35 ERA) to the mound. The Brewers will counter with Adrian Houser (2-2, 2.94). Didi Gregorius added an insurance run in the eighth and extended the team’s home run streak to 31 consecutive games.“I am trying not to get too excited about this, but [this team] is really … good,” CC Sabathia said, via the New York Post. “It can be a Yankee team people talk about a long time if we finish it off right.”The Yankees improved to 54-28 with the win while the Red Sox dropped to 44-40.Studs of the NightFreddie Freeman set a club record with his 33 RBI in June.Starting at first base for the National League in the 2019 All-Star Game…#ChopOn pic.twitter.com/0rofeM4IAw— Atlanta Braves (@Braves) July 1, 2019Madison Bumgarner threw seven innings, allowing four hits and just one earned run for the Giants. He struck out nine.Joc Pederson had three hits and three RBIs in the Dodgers’ 10-5 win over the Rockies.Dud of the NightDaniel Vogelbach and Kyle Seager didn’t deliver for the Mariners. The two were both 0 for 4 in the team’s 6-1 loss to the Astros. HighlightsManny Machado hit a home run in the first inning against the Cardinals for his third homer in the past 24 hours.