April 12, 2024

NBA Finals

One of the biggest sporting events, the NBA Finals, took place this past June.

From June 2-16, the Golden State Warriors faced off against the Boston Celtics. In the end, the Golden State Warriors were victorious with four wins against the Boston Celtics’ two wins.

Basketball Reference records the final game with the Warriors finishing at 103 points. Not only did the Golden State Warriors win the finals, but ESPN reported that point guard Steph Curry also won his first NBA Finals MVP.

NHL wraps season

Switching sports, the NHL Stanley Cup Finals also took place in June. The Colorado Avalanches quickly made their way through the playoffs along with the Tampa Bay Lightnings. 

The sixth and final game to decide who wins the Stanley Cup took place in Tampa Bay at the Amalie Arena on June 26. By the end of the night, the Colorado Avalanches were crowned Stanley Cup Champions with a final score of 4-2.

Serena plays last grand slam at U.S. Open

Moving forward to August and September, the U.S. Open for tennis transpired. One major takeaway from the mens’ singles was Alcaraz Garfia of Spain, becoming the youngest player to rank No. 1 in the world in men’s tennis history.

Women’s tennis star Serena Williams told Vogue that she is “evolving away from tennis.” Many fans crowded the U.S. Open to see the icon one last time as she lost to Ajla Tomljanovic, who is ranked No. 34 in the world.

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