The Golden State Warriors visited the White House on Thursday, in commemoration of their 2015 championship. President Barack Obama praised the Warriors, while also delivering a few jokes at their expense.
The president took a break from the jokes to praise the Warriors on their season and their impact, saying, “The point is, this is a great basketball team, but it’s a great organization, it’s a great culture. And these are outstanding young men.
Source: Ethan Sherwood Strauss of ESPN
76ers’ Joel Embiid Listed as Doubtful for Game 3 in Miami
All-Star center Joel Embiid is doubtful for Game 3 of the Philadelphia 76ers’ first-round series against the Heat on Thursday.
The series is tied 1-1, and Embiid has missed both games.
Source: Ian Begley of ESPN
Cavs’ Love Suffers Torn Ligament in Thumb, Will Play in Game 3
Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love suffered a partially torn ligament in his left thumb in Wednesday night’s Game 2 against the Indiana Pacers, sources told ESPN’s Brian Windhorst.
Despite the injury, head coach Tyronn Lue said Love will be “ready to go” in Game 3 on Friday in Indianapolis. X-rays taken after the game came back negative. The Cavs won 100-97 to tie the Eastern Conference first-round series at 1-1.
Source: Dave McMenamin of ESPN