1. The Lakers are unable to reach an agreement with former Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue and the coaching search continues. Frank Vogel, Jason Kidd and Juwan Howard are now reportedly the top candidates.
2. The Golden State Warriors beat the Houston Rockets 104-99 Wednesday night to take a 3-2 series lead in the Western Conference semi finals. However Kevin Durant left the game in the third quarter with a right calf strain and will be out for the rest of the series.
3. The Philadelphia 76ers beat the Toronto Raptors 112-101 Thursday night to force a Game Seven Sunday in Toronto. The winner will face the Milwaukee Bucks in the Eastern Conference Finals.
4. The Arizona Cardinals signed number one overall pick Kyler Murray to a four-year deal worth about $35 million.
5. The Angels’ Albert Pujols recorded his 2000th career RBI with a solo home run against the Detroit Tigers Thursday.
6. The Dodgers, with 25 victories, had the most in baseball going into Thursday night’s action.
7. Arroyo at Edgewood, CIF Division 7 Baseball Quarter Finals, Friday 3:15 p.m.; Calvary Murrieta at El Monte, CIF Division 6 Baseball Quarter Finals, Friday 3:15 p.m.
8. The SGV Shootout at Arroyo is Saturday June 22.
9. Former ESPN sportscaster Chris Berman turns 64 today.
10. La Mirada, California, South El Monte, Arcadia and Maranatha were all knocked out of the CIF Softball playoffs Thursday.