What’s Happening in Sports: May 1, 2021
May 1st, 2021 features a matchup amongst two of the NBA’s best as Nikola Jokic and Michael Porter Jr. go head-to-head with Kawhi Leonard and Paul George‘s Clippers at the Staples Center. Russell Westbrook continues his historical campaign alongside the league’s scoring leader in Bradley Beal, fueling the Wizards in a trip to Dallas to take on Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis‘ Mavericks. Zach LaVine‘s Bulls are playing every single game with a playoff spot on the line as they come across a battle with the Trae Young-led Hawks. The MLB has a captivating day of matchups while the NFL enters the final day of the 2021 Draft.
See what happened in sports on May 1st last year, headlined by the 2020 NBA Draft lottery and combine getting postponed, MLB umpires having to take pay cuts, and the Jaguars not exercising Fournette‘s fifth-year option. This daily sports article includes real headlines only (no clickbait rumors), all of the best highlights, interesting facts from around the NFL, NBA, & MLB, the main games to watch, top performances of the day, notable birthdays, and a quick recap of significant events on this day in sports history. More content will be uploaded throughout the day.