Saturday, June 19, 2021 1:30 AM EST
By The Associated Press, AP
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Clippers have earned the first Western Conference finals berth in the team's 51-year history by ousting the Utah Jazz, 131-119 in Game 6. Terance Mann dropped in a career-high 39 points, Paul George scored 28 and Reggie Jackson added 27. The Clippers trailed by 25 points early in the third quarter before rallying back.
ATLANTA (AP) — Seth Curry hit six 3-pointers and scored 24 points as the Philadelphia 76ers downed Atlanta, 104-99 to force a Game 7 in the NBA's Eastern Conference semifinals. Tobias Harris also had 24 points, including four free throws in the final 13 seconds to protect the lead. Joel Embiid (joh-EHL’ ehm-BEED’) added 22 points and 13 rebounds for the 76ers, who will host Game 7 on Sunday.
MONTREAL (AP) — Carey Price turned back 43 shots in a 3-2 overtime win that gives the Montreal Canadiens a two-game-to-one lead over Vegas in the Stanley Cup semifinals. Price was at his best while the Habs were being outshot, 25-5 over the first 30 minutes. Anderson also provided the tying goal with 1:55 left in regulation and ended it 12:53 into OT.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Richard Bland carded a 4-under 67 that leaves him minus-5 through two rounds of the U.S. Open at Torrey Pines, tying him with Russell Henley. Henley lost a chance to take sole possession of the lead when he three-putted his final hole for a closing bogey. Louis Oosthuizen (OOST’-hay-zehn) shot an even-part 71 to remain at 4 under, tying him for third with Matthew Wolff.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Leona Maguire shot a 8-under 64 to take a three-stroke lead in the Meijer LPGA Classic. It’s the second straight week Maguire has topped a leaderboard as the 26-year-old former Duke player is trying to become the first Irish winner in LPGA Tour history. Su Oh of Australia was second after a bogey-free 65.