The NBA postponed Friday’s Washington Wizards-Milwaukee Bucks game. Bradley Beal says the Wizards are fighting the league on playing the game with only eight players available and six others sidelined. It’s the 17th NBA game postpone this season because of COVID. Add the Grizzlies and Portland Trail Blazers’ round to the list too.
The big three played last night and came up short. The Cavaliers did in the Nets 147-135. Kyrie Irving returned and scored 37 points in his first game with Kevin Durant and James Harden, but the new-look, star-studded Brooklyn Nets gave up 42 points to Collin Sexton and lost.
Dallas 124 – Pacers 112
Phoenix 109 – Houston Rockets 103
Warriors 121 – San Antonio 99
The NHL has been candid about getting fans back into their buildings this season. Commissioner Gary Bettman predicted that teams would have “some socially distant fans at some point” and then “maybe our buildings are open” later in the season. While he felt most buildings would be empty when the puck dropped in 2021, he stressed: “how we start doesn’t necessarily mean how we have to finish.”
After five postponed games, the Dallas Stars plan to meet Nashville Friday at 7:30 on ESPN. Tickets are as low as $86. The next game would be Sunday against Nashville at 7:00 pm, with tickets as low as $44.
Houston 86 – Tulsa 59
They postponed Texas-Iowa State and Texas Tech-TCU along with five other games.
No. 9 Baylor 77 – Oklahoma State 58
Lindale ISD announced that their athletic trainer Travis Gray has died after a battle with COVID-19. The community came together to help raise money, including Brownsville and Mineola. Superintendent Stan Surratt said that Gray had a positive impact on everyone he met. Gray worked for 11 years as a trainer, serving at Tyler Junior College, Brownsboro ISD, and Tyler Chapel Hill ISD.