NBA, Stanley Cup playoffs, NASCAR fill sports schedule this weekend

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NBA, Stanley Cup playoffs, NASCAR fill sports schedule this weekend

Pittsburgh Penguins goalkeeper Louis Domingu looks at the scoreboard during his Game 4 win against the New York Rangers on Monday at the PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh. Photo by Archie Carpenter / UPI | license image

Miami, May 13 (UPI) – This weekend’s slate of sports fills the second and first round finishes of the NBA and NHL, the PGA Tour’s warm-up tournament and scores from MLB and domestic football league games.

NASCAR races at Kansas Speedway, UFC matches and live boxing fights Friday through Sunday.

But the frozen floor and hardwood will be the main platforms for elite athletes. Eight NBA playoffs are still outside the original 16-team field. This field could be reduced to four teams after this weekend.

We ensure that each of the top seven conference semi-final series reaches at least six matches to determine who will meet in the Western Conference and Eastern Conference Finals next week.

NBA playoffs

2 Game 6s Friday tip to kick off the weekend’s NBA game schedule. The Milwaukee Bucks host the Boston Celtics in their first game at 7:30 p.m. ET at the Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee.

The Bucks, who are leading 3-2 in their best of seven series, are looking to reach the Eastern Conference Finals and defend their title in 2021.

Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors host the Memphis Grizzlies in Game Two of the weekend. The Western Conference semi-final game kicks off at 10 p.m. at the Chase Center in San Francisco. The Warriors owns a 3-2 series.

No NBA games will be played on Saturday, but Sunday’s roster could feature a trio of 7s. Those games could include the Bucks, Celtics, Philadelphia 76ers, Miami Heat, Dallas Mavericks and Phoenix Suns.

Stanley Cup Playoffs

The 16-team NHL Stanley Cup playoff field will also be reduced to eight teams after this weekend. Three 6 games will be played on Friday night.

The Pittsburgh Penguins face the New York Rangers at 7 PM ET on TNT. The Penguins have a 3-2 lead in the first round series.

The Washington Capitals host the Florida Panthers for their next game at 7:30 p.m. on TBS. The Panthers lead that 3-2 series.

The Dallas Stars then host the Calgary Flames at 9:30 p.m. Friday on TNT. Calgary needs another victory to win that series, while the Superstars will try to avoid elimination.

Saturday’s Stanley Cup playoff schedule can include up to four games 7. Up to three additional games from Sunday’s Game 7 can be broadcast.

NASCAR in Kansas

The 2022 NASCAR season circuit features two races this week at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kans.

Drivers of the Truck Series will race past the green flag first in the Heart of America 200. This 134-lap event will begin at 8pm EST on Saturday and broadcast on FS1.

The drivers will start their engines for the main event at 3pm on Sunday with the AdventHealth 400 Cup Series. Cup Series leader Kyle Larson and Series leader Chase Elliott were the favorites for the 267-lap race.

Denny Hamlin, Kyle Busch, and Ross Chastain are among the top 5 predicted contenders. Elliott leads the field nine places out of the top 10 this season. Byron and Chastain are the only drivers with multiple (2) wins during the first ten races of the season.

Bush is the defending champion and holds two all-around titles in this event.

Weekend schedule (all times are EST)

Friday

golf

AT&T Byron Nelson: Round Two 4-7pm on The Golf Channel

Stanley Cup Playoffs

Game 6: Rangers at Penguins at 7pm on TNT

Game 6: Panthers at Capitals at 7:30 p.m. on TBS

Game 6: Flames at Stars at 9:30 PM on TNT

MLB

Padres in Braves at 7 p.m. on Apple TV +

Cubs at Diamondbacks at 9:30 p.m. on Apple TV +

NBA playoffs

Game 6: Celtics at Bucks at 7:30 p.m. on ESPN

Game 6: Grizzlies at Warriors at 10 p.m. on ESPN

Saturday

football

Bundesliga: Hertha BSC at Borussia Dortmund at 9:30 a.m. on ESPN +

Bundesliga: Bayern Munich at Wolfsburg at 9:30 a.m. on ESPN +

FA Cup Final: Chelsea vs Liverpool at 11:45 am on ESPN +

La Liga: Valencia at Espanyol at 12:30 pm on ESPN +

La Liga: Elche at Celta Vigo at 3 pm on ESPN +

Ligue 1: PSG at Montpellier at 3 pm on beIN Sports

MLS: Orlando in Toronto at 3pm on ESPN+

MLS: LAFC in Colorado at 3:30pm on TUDN/Twitter

MLS: Montreal in Charlotte at 7 p.m. on ESPN+

MLS: Columbus at NYCFC at 7 p.m. on ESPN+

MLS: San Jose in Vancouver at 7 p.m. on ESPN+

MLS: New York Red Bulls at Philadelphia at 7:30 p.m. on ESPN+

MLS: Cincinnati in Chicago at 8pm on ESPN+

MLS: DC United in Miami at 8 pm on ESPN +

MLS: Nashville in Houston at 8:30 p.m. on ESPN+

MLS: Austin at Real Salt Lake at 9:30 p.m. on ESPN+

MLS: Kansas City in Portland at 10pm on ESPN+

MLS: Dallas at Los Angeles Galaxy at 10:30 p.m. on ESPN +

golf

AT&T Byron Nelson: Round 3 1-3 p.m. on the Golf Channel; From 3 to 6 p.m. on CBS

MLB

The Braves at Padres at 4pm at FS1

Stanley Cup Playoffs

Game 7: Kings at Oilers at TBD on TBD

Game 7: Lighting up the Maple Leafs in TBD on TBD

Game 7: Blues at Wild at TBD on TBD

Game 7: Bruins at Hurricanes at TBD on TBD

NASCAR

Truck Series Heart of American 200 at 8pm on FS1

UFC on ESPN +

Jake Hadley vs Alan Nascimento at 10pm

Frank Camacho vs Manuel Torres after the first fight

Catelyn Shukajian vs. Amanda Ribas after the second fight

Davy Grant vs Luis Smolka after match 3

Ryan Spahn vs Aeon Cotilapa after the 4th fight

Jan Blachović vs Aleksandar Rakic ​​after match 5

boxing

Main Event: Jeremy Charlo vs Brian Castano at 10:30 PM on Showtime

Sunday

football

English Premier League: Burnley at Tottenham Hotspur at 7am USA time

English Premier League: Manchester City at West Ham at 9 am in the USA

Serie A: Genoa in Naples at 9 am on beIN Sports

Premier League: Brentford at Everton at 11am USA time

Serie A: Atalanta in Milan at noon on beIN Sports

La Liga: Seville at Atletico Madrid at 1:30 pm on ESPN +

La Liga: Barcelona in Getafe at 1:30 pm on ESPN +

La Liga: Granada at Real Betis at 1:30 pm on ESPN +

MLS: New England in Atlanta at 1:30 p.m. on ESPN

Serie A: Inter Milan at Cagliari at 2:45 pm on beIN Sports

MLS: Minnesota in Seattle at 4 p.m. on ESPN

MLB

Padres at Braves at 11:30 a.m. on Peacock

Giants at Cardinals at 7 p.m. on ESPN

Stanley Cup Playoffs

Game 7: Capitals at Panthers at TBD on TBD

Game 7: Stars in Flames at TBD on TBD

Game 7: Penguins in the Rangers in TBD on TBD

golf

AT&T Byron Nelson: Final Round 1-3 p.m. on the Golf Channel; From 3 to 6 p.m. on CBS

NASCAR

AdventHealth 400 Trophy Series at 3pm at FS1

NBA playoffs

Game 7: Celtics dollars in TBD on TBD

Game 7: 76ers in Heat at TBD on TBD

Game 7: Mavericks in the Suns in TBD on TBD

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