1. Here’s a feel-good story to start off the week.
After the Heat advanced to the NBA Finals on Sunday night with their series-closing win against the Celtics, former college basketball player and current media personality Mark Titus shared a text message he got three years ago from Miami forward Duncan Robinson.
At the time, Robinson was playing at the University of Michigan, where he averaged 9.3 points per game in three seasons, but he didn’t think the NBA was in his future.
So as a 23-year-old senior, he reached out to Titus, who was working at The Ringer at the time.
We don’t know exactly what happened to Robinson’s media career, but now, after being undrafted, Robinson, who averaged 13.5 points in 73 games this season, will be a starting forward in the NBA Finals.
Pretty cool and not a bad upgrade when it comes to salary.
2. If you’re a baseball fan or someone who likes to bet on baseball, Wednesday will be your utopia. The unprecedented day features EIGHT playoffs games, including…