What’s Happening in Sports: May 5, 2021
May 5th, 2021 features a duel amongst two of the NBA’s most ferocious big men as Julius Randle leads the New York Knicks in dominant form against the #1 MVP candidate, Nikola Jokic‘s Nuggets in Denver. Russell Westbrook, Bradley Beal, and the incredibly high-scoring Wizards have powerful opponents in Giannis Antetokounmpo‘s Bucks, while the Trae Young-led Hawks host the Suns fueled by Chris Paul and Devin Booker who are driven to take the Suns to the top of the Western Conference. The MLB has a highly entertaining day of matchups on the slate and NFL teams continue to make their post-draft offseason moves.
See what happened in sports on May 5th last year, headlined by Frank Gore heading to the Jets, Quincy Enunwa getting placed on PUP, and the Ravens adding Pernell McPhee. 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.