The Golden State Warriors suffered a historic defeat to the Los Angeles Clippers and not only did they lose the game, but they also lost DeMarcus Cousins to a quad injury. Also, Philadelphia scored 51 points in the third quarter against Brooklyn, while Zion Williamson made the official announcement he is ready for the NBA Draft.
Warriors’ Cousins has torn quad; out indefinitely | ESPN
DeMarcus Cousins sustained a torn left quadriceps in a loss to the Los Angeles Clippers and will likely miss the remainder of the season. Golden State announced that he’s out for an indefinite period of time and will begin rehabilitation immediately. Cousins’ non-contact injury occurred while he was pursuing a loose ball in the opening quarter of the 135-131 defeat to the Clippers.
Breaking: DeMarcus Cousins has suffered a torn quad, a source told @MarcJSpearsESPN.
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) April 16, 2019
76ers tie record for playoff quarter with 51 points | ESPN
The Philadelphia 76ers disappointed in a Game 1 defeat to the Brooklyn Nets and they had just a one=point lead at halftime in Game 2, so head coach Brett Brown had to react in the locker room and motivate his players the best way he knows. They responded with 51 points in the third quarter, tying the NBA Playoff record for most points in a quarter.
Sixers in the 3rd quarter of Game 2 😤
4/6 3-PT FG
11/11 FT pic.twitter.com/h8hiQrihMD
— ESPN (@espn) April 16, 2019
Zion declares for the draft after ‘best year’ of life | ESPN
Duke Blue Devils’ freshman Zion Williamson, the consensus player of the year, officially declared his eligibility for the upcoming NBA draft, saying on his Instagram page that it had been the “best year” of his life.
Virginia’s Guy declares for NBA draft | ESPN
Virginia Cavaliers’ junior guard Kyle Guy also announced that he is ready to enter the NBA draft this June and that he will hire an agent. Guy helped the Cavaliers win the NCAA Championship game with 24 points, while he averaged 15.4 points per game in 2018-19.
Beyond blessed. Very excited for this journey. 5 out ❤️ Thanks to everyone who had a hand in this!!! pic.twitter.com/EBSspocjcj
— Kyle J Guy (@kylejguy5) April 16, 2019
Rivers: Stranger returned $2,000 dropped on street | ESPN
Not only did his Los Angeles Clippers came from behind to record a historic win over Golden State Warriors, but Doc Rivers had the luck to encounter a man who returned his dropped money on the street of San Francisco.
“Shout out to the San Francisco person who at the corner today, I was walking down the street — this is a true story — I reached in my pocket to grab my phone, unbeknownst to me I dropped about two grand on the street, kept walking, didn’t know it. A guy tapped me on the back and said, ‘That’s your money.'”
FEELING LUCKY? #Clippers coach Doc Rivers recounted a story Monday in which a stranger on a San Francisco street returned about $2K in cash which had fallen out of his pocket: "Whoever it was, you could have had free tickets if you hadn't ran away." https://t.co/jx9cnQvOyv
— CBS Los Angeles (@CBSLA) April 16, 2019