While you were sleeping: Warriors’ overcome late deficit to win, Kyle Lowry’s halfcourt buzzer-beater, Brian Boyle’s OT goal

Good morning! A lot happens in sports, even when you’re busy doing other non-sports-y stuff. So here are the top headlines and moments from yesterday, in case you missed anything while you were watching The Flash.

NBA Playoffs: Warriors’ comeback win, Lowry forces OT but Raptors lose

The Warriors continue to find ways to win without Stephen Curry, this time overcoming an 11-point fourth-quarter deficit to beat the Blazers, 110-99, and take a 2-0 series lead. Golden State outscored Portland 34-12 in the fourth, using strong defense to hold Damian Lillard scoreless in the quarter after the Trail Blazers star scored 17 of his 25 points in the third. Klay Thompson once again led the ‘Dubs with 27 points while Draymond Green had 17 points, 14 rebounds, seven assists and four blocks. The question once again becomes do the Warriors continue to rest Curry in Saturday’s Game 3 as he recovers from a sprained right knee. Check the highlights:

Miami took Game 1 with a 102-96 overtime-win on the road over Toronto. Goran Dragic led with 26 points while Dwyane Wade added 24, but enough about the Heat. The highlight of the night came when Kyle Lowry knocked down this halfcourt shot, his only three-pointer of the game, to force overtime:

It would’ve been nice had the Raptors completed the comeback and got a win, but they went scoreless over the first 3:46 of the overtime period. Lowry in particular has been struggling mightily and finished the game with seven points on 3-of-13 shooting. After the game, Lowry spent time alone working on his jumper. He didn’t even have a trainer on-hand to rebound for him:

NHL Playoffs: Brian Boyle’s game-winner in OT

Nashville and St. Louis both took 2-1 advantages with blowout wins on Tuesday. The Predators downed the Sharks 4-1 while the Blues took a 6-1 win over the Stars. The Lightning also took a 2-1 series lead over the Islanders with a 5-4 win in overtime, with Brian Boyle putting in the game-winning goal at the 2:48-mark of the extra period:

Remember, you can catch each puck drop on SiriusXM NHL Network Radio (Ch. 91).

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