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What’s Happening in Sports: April 2, 2022

April 2nd, 2022 features five NBA games including Donovan Mitchell‘s Jazz jostling for a shot at the three seed in the West against the Warriors, and Jimmy Butler‘s No.1 seeded Heat taking on DeMar DeRozan‘s Bulls in a potential Eastern Conference playoff preview. Spring Training’s 14 games feature Adam Wainwright and Clayton Kershaw with less than a week left until Opening Day, and NFL teams are finalizing their rosters ahead of the NFL Draft later this month. 

See what happened in sports on April 2nd last year, headlined by the Raptors destroying the Warriors by a franchise-record 53 points in a 2019 NBA Finals rematch and Giannis dropping 47 on only three missed shots, as well as what happened in sports on April 2nd, 2020 ft. top prospect QB Tua Tagovailoa getting promising medical results ahead of the NFL draft after a major hip injury and CB Eli Apple‘s deal with the Raiders falling through, making him a free agent again.

WHAT’S HAPPENING IN SPORTS OVERVIEW: This daily sports post includes real headlines only (no clickbait rumors), all of the best highlights, interesting facts from around the NFL, NBA, & MLB, the main games to watch, notable birthdays, and a quick recap of significant events on this day in sports history. 

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Apr 01, 2022
Los Angeles Dodgers acquired RP Craig Kimbrel from the Chicago White Sox for OF AJ Pollock

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Apr 01, 2022
The Los Angeles Clippers set a franchise record with 153 PTS vs. a depleted Bucks team where Robert Covington’s career-high 43 PTS & franchise-record 11 3PM led the way

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Apr 01, 2022
Miami Dolphins signed 3x Pro Bowl CB Xavien Howard to a 2y/$50.7M extension for 2025-2026 to add on his current 5y/$75M deal that was set to expire after 2024

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Apr 01, 2022
Arizona Diamonbacks signed SP Merrill Kelly to a 2y/$18M extension for the 2023-24 seasons including a $7M team option in 2025

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Mar 31, 2022
Giannis Antetokounmpo passed Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as the Milwaukee Bucks’ all-time leading scorer on a game-tying step-back 3PM to force OT at Brooklyn where the Bucks were victorious in a 44-point MVP statement performance after KD’s missed GW-3PA at the buzzer

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Mar 31, 2022
DeMar DeRozan dropped 50 points to lead the Bulls’ comeback over the Clippers which set a league-wide record for the most players (14) scoring 50+ PTS during a game over 1 season in NBA history

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Mar 31, 2022
Los Angeles Rams signed long-time division-rival 6x All-Pro LB Bobby Wagner to a 5y/$50M deal plus $15M incentives as they look to defend their title in 2022

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Mar 31, 2022
SG Manu Ginobili, SG Tim Hardaway, and HC George Karl will all be inducted into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame as part of the Class of 2022

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Mar 30, 2022
Tampa Bay Buccaneers HC Bruce Arians surprisingly retired from the NFL at 69 years old, citing him likely wanting to retire after the season and strength of the Bucs current positioning to pass down to DC Todd Bowles

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Mar 30, 2022
New Orleans Saints S Malcolm Jenkins is retiring from the NFL at 34 years old after 13 seasons in the NFL as 1 of the best Safeties in Saints & Eagles history

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RoCo was on 1 vs. the champs

 

Dolphins extended a playmaker

 

KPJ had him touching earth

 

Posters handed out on Friday

 

Behind the back pass from A1

 

Robbed HR in Spring Training

 

Giannis makes Bucks history

 

DeMar DeRozan went off for 50

 

Spring Training Play of the Year

 

Legend Malcolm Jenkins retires

 

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Apr 01, 2022
Robert Covington is the 1st player to record 10+ 3PM (11) during 1 GP in Los Angeles Clippers history

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Apr 01, 2022
Most 3PM during 1 GP in Los Angeles Clippers history: 1. 2022 Robert Covington (11), T2. 2016 J.J. Redick & 2012 Caron Butler (9), T4. 2x Paul George & 4 others (8)

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Apr 01, 2022
Robert Covington is the 1st player to record 40+ PTS/10+ 3PM/8+ REB/2+ BLK/2+ STL during 1 GP in NBA history

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Apr 01, 2022
Los Angeles Clippers set a franchise record with 153 PTS during 1 regular season GP as they beat the depleted Bucks

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Apr 01, 2022
Xavien Howard received the most gtd money & highest AAV ($25.3M) by a CB in NFL history

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Apr 01, 2022
Xavien Howard’s career resume: 3x Pro Bowl – 2020 All-Pro 1st Team, 2018 2nd Team – 2x NFL INT leader – 2020 finished top-3 in NFL DPOY – T-most season INT (10) in Dolphins history – Fastest (67 GP) to record 25 career INT since 1990

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Apr 01, 2022
Most INT during 1 season in Miami Dolphins history: T1. 2020 Xavien Howard & 1967 Dick Westmoreland (10), T3. 3x Dick Anderson, 1998 Sam Madison & Terrell Buckley, 1974 Jake Scott, & 1966 Willie West (8)

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Apr 01, 2022
Jalen Green recorded the most consecutive GP (5) of 5+ 3PM by a rookie & the most 3PM (29) over a 5-GP span by a rookie in NBA history

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Mar 31, 2022
Most career PTS in Milwaukee Bucks history: 1. Giannis Antetokounmpo (14,216)^, 2. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (14,211), 3. Glenn Robinson (12,010), 4. Sidney Moncrief (11,594), 5. Michael Redd (11,554)

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Mar 31, 2022
Giannis Antetokounmpo is the 1st player with consecutive regular season GP of 40+ PTS in Milwaukee Bucks history since Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in 1975

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NFL: LB Krys Barnes, Green Bay Packers (turns 24)

NFL: S Brandon Jones, Miami Dolphins (24)

MLB: OF Austin Riley, Atlanta Braves (25)

NFL: S Malik Hooker, Dallas Cowboys (26)

NFL: WR James Washington, Dallas Cowboys (26)

NBA: PF Pascal Siakam, Toronto Raptors (28)

NFL: DL Sheldon Rankins, New York Jets (28)

NFL: DB Erik Harris, Atlanta Falcons (32)

MLB: SP Don Sutton, Hall of Fame (77)

MLB: SS Luke Appling, Hall of Fame (115)

2019: Oklahoma City Thunder PG Russell Westbrook became just the 1st player to record 20+ points, rebounds, and assists since the NBA merger, honoring the performance to LA Hip-Hop star Nipsey Hustle, who recently passed away

2017: San Francisco Giants SP Madison Bumgarner became the only Pitcher with a multi-HR game during his team’s 1st game of the season

2013: New York Knicks SF Carmelo Anthony dropped 50 points in Miami (t-2nd most in career) without a single turnover (11th ever to do so) or point in the paint as D-Wade and LeBron were both out

2003: Texas Rangers SS Alex Rodriguez became the youngest player (27 years, 249 days old) to hit 300 career HRs in MLB history

2001: During his Major League debut for the Seattle Mariners, OF Ichiro Suzuki became the 1st Japanese-born position player in MLB history

2001: New York Yankees SP Roger Clemens passed Walter Johnson for the most career strikeouts (3,509) in AL history

1995: The longest strike in American sports history ended as MLB owners accepted the players’ offer to return without new contracts after 232 days

1982: As a statement against the lack of a DH in the NL during Spring Training, Oakland Athletics MGR Billy Martin sent SP Steve McCatty to the plate with a 15″ toy bat during 

1976: Rather than hoping they re-sign the next offseason, the Oakland Athletics traded 2 key impending free agents from their World Series squad — OF Reggie Jackson & SP Ken Holtzman — to the Baltimore Orioles for SPs Mike TorrezPaul Mitchell, and OF Don Baylor

1972: New York Mets MGR Gil Hodges suffered a heart attack and unexpectedly passed away just 2 days before his 48th birthday. On short notice, he was replaced by HOF C Yogi Berra

1931: In her 1st professional appearance for the Chattanooga Lookouts, 17-year-old P Jackie Mitchell famously struck out Yankee legends Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig in an exhibition game

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