The Phillies opened a three game series at Target Field last night as Ben Revere made his return to Minnesota for the first time since he was traded to the Phillies in December. Cole Hamels was on the mound for the Phillies. Hamels went six innings allowing two runs on seven hits while striking out five. He was on pace to get the loss until the Phillies tied the game with two outs in the top of the eighth. Minnesota would respond with a two out run of their own in the bottom half of the eighth inning. The Phillies would go on to lose the game 3-2. More here.
With the series knotted up at one game apiece, the NBA Finals shifted to San Antonio as the Heat and Spurs faced off in Game Three last night. After holding a four point lead after the first quarter and a six point lead at halftime, San Antonio went on to dominate the second half. They outscored Miami 63-33 in the second half en route to a 103-76 victory to take a 2-1 series lead. San Antonio guards Danny Green and Gary Neal led all scorers as Green poured in 27 points, including 7-for-9 from beyond the arc, and Neal add 24 of his own going 6-for-10 from 3-point range. More here.
Former Sixers point guard and head coach Maurice Cheeks gets his third shot at being a NBA head coach as the Detroit Pistons hired him yesterday. Cheeks is the fourth head coach the Pistons have had since 2009. He served as the head coach of the Portlant Trail Blazers (2001-05) and of the 76ers (2005-08) compiling a 284-286 record. The Pistons finished last season 29-53 and currently own the eighth overall pick in June 27th's NBA Draft. More here.