Sports: LeBron has a tough night!
(Source: Michigan Radio Network, Associated Press)
Stephen Curry and Andre Iguodala scored 22 points apiece as the Warriors knocked off the Cavaliers 103-82 in Game Four of the NBA Finals in Cleveland. Former Spartan Draymond Green posted 17 points, seven rebounds and six assists for Golden State, which evened up the best-of-seven set at two games apiece. LeBron James had 20 points, 12 rebounds and eight assists but shot just 7-of-22 from the field. Gave Five is Sunday in Oakland.
Moments before the game, LeBron James inadvertently exposed himself to millions watching on live television. As James was getting ready to take the court, an ABC camera moved in for a close-up. Turns out it got a little too close. James was adjusting his shorts as he started to tuck in his jersey. He briefly pulled down the black compression shorts he wore under his gold game shorts as well, exposing himself. James then injured his head during the second quarter of the game against the Warriors. James tumbled out of bounds and his heat hit a camera filming the game on the sideline. The collision caused a cut on his head and he was forced to exit temporarily. James came away from the incident OK and was able to continue playing in the game.
The Chicago Blackhawks and Tampa Bay Lightning best-of-seven series is all even at two games apiece. Game Five is Saturday in Tampa.
No. 2-ranked Gull Lake Girls’ Soccer team plays for a state championship today at MSU. They’ll play Fenton at 4pm.
Bronson’s softball team plays Montague today at MSU at 5:30pm in the state semifinals.
The Lions wrapped up voluntary organized team activities Thursday and will hold a three-day mandatory mini-camp next week. The team has all of their rookies signed after first-round draft pick Laken Tomlinson inked a four-year deal Thursday. The contract includes a team option for a fifth season and is reportedly worth just over eight-million-dollars. The offensive guard was selected by Detroit out of Duke with the 28th overall pick in this year's NFL draft.
The Battle Creek Coyotes go for their third straight road win this Saturday against the Michiana Thunderhawks at 4 PM.
Pistons Trade Butler
The Detroit Pistons have acquired forward Ersan Ilyasova from the Milwaukee Bucks in exchange for forwards Caron Butler and Shawne Williams. In announcing the move Thursday, head coach Stan Van Gundy said Ilyasova is not only a proficient three-point shooter, but a high energy, hard playing guy who fits in extremely well with how the team wants to play. Ilyasova, who had spent his entire seven-year NBA career with the Bucks, averaged 11.5 points, 4.8 rebounds and one assist in 58 games last season.
The Sprint Cup Series will make a pit stop in Michigan this weekend for the Quicken Loans 400. Practice will be held this morning at Michigan International Speedway, with qualifying taking place this afternoon. Saturday, the XFINITY series Great Clips 250 will take place, with the Quicken Loans 400 taking place on Sunday afternoon.
Jimmy Johnson won last year's race in Brooklyn.
Brooks Koepka posted a 6-under 64 Thursday to grab a share of the lead after the opening round of the St. Jude Classic.