What’s Happening in Sports: May 2, 2021
May 2nd, 2021 features Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving leading the Nets in a marquee matchup against Khris Middleton and Giannis Antetokounmpo‘s Bucks in Milwaukee. The Celtics fueled by a red-hot Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown host the Damian Lillard-led Trail Blazers, while LeBron James takes the court for the second time with the Lakers after his prolonged injury against Fred VanVleet, Pascal Siakam, and the Raptors. The MLB has a highly entertaining slate of matchups with Mets vs. Phillies on Sunday Night Baseball, and NFL teams enter the post-draft part of the off-season.
See what happened in sports on May 2nd last year, headlined by Chicago declining Mitchell Trubisky‘s fifth-year option, Andy Dalton heading to Dallas, and Detroit declining Jarrad Davis‘ 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.