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The Sports Report

…by Caela

Sport Events in January

NFL: The NFL playoffs start on January 5. There are 11 playoff games in January.

NHL: The NHL has canceled games until January 14. For a total of 625 regular season games canceled which is 50.8 percent of the season.

NBA: There are 226 games in the month of January.

PGA Golf Tour: The Hyundai Tournament of Champions is from Jan 4to Jan 7.The Sony Open in Hawaii is from Jan 10 to Jan 13. The Humana Challenge in partnership with the Clinton Foundation is from Jan 17 to Jan 20. The Farmers Insurance Open is from Jan 24 to Jan 27. The Waste Management Phoenix Open is from Jan 31 to Feb 3.

European Golf Tour: The Volvo Golf Champions is from Jan 10 to Jan 13. The Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship is from Jan 17 to Jan 20. The Commercial Bank Qatar Masters is from Jan 23 to Jan 26. The Omega Dubai Desert Classic is from Jan 31 to Feb 3.

Men’s Tennis: The ATP Heineken Open and the ATP Apia International Sydney are from Jan 7 to Jan 12. The Australian Open is from Jan 14 to Jan 27.

Women’s Tennis: The WTA Apia International Sydney is from Jan 6 to Jan 11. The WTA Moorilla Hobart International is from Jan 6 to Jan 12. The Australian Open is from Jan 14 to Jan 27. The WTA Open GDF SUEZ and the WTA PTT Pattaya Women’s Open are from Jan 28 to Feb 3.

Christmas Day Basketball

There were five games on Christmas day. The first game was between New York Knicks and the Los Angeles Lakers, the second game was between Oklahoma City Thunder and the Miami Heat, the third game was between the Houston Rockets and the Chicago Bulls, the fourth game was between the Denver Nuggets and the Los Angeles Clippers, the fifth game was between the Boston Celtics and the Brooklyn Nets. The first game was won be the Lakers. In the first quarter the Knicks scored 23 points and the Lakers scored 25 points for the lead at the end of the first quarter. The Knicks scored 26 points and the Lakers scored 26 points also in the second quarter to make the game 49-51 Lakers lead. The Knicks scored 29 points and the Lakers scored 26 points in the third quarter to make the game 78-77 lead to the Knicks. In the fourth quarter the Knicks scored 16 points and the Lakers scored 23 points to make the final score 94-100 Lakers win. The second game was won by the Heat. In the first quarter the Thunder scored 24 points and the Heat scored 27 points to have the lead at the end of the first quarter. The Thunder scored 24 points and the Heat scored 27 points to make the game 48-54 Heats lead at the end of the second quarter. The Thunder scored 24 points and the Heat scored 20 points to make the game 72-74 Heat in the lead at the end of the third quarter. In the fourth quarter the Thunder scored 25 points and the Heat scored 29 points to make the final score 103-97 the Heat wins. The third game was won by the Rockets. In the first quarter the Rockets scored 27 points and the Bulls scored 22 points so the Rockets had the lead at the end of the first quarter. The Rockets scored 31 points and the Bulls scored 19 points to make the game 58-41 Rockets lead at the end of the second quarter. The Rockets scored 36 point and Bulls scored 27 points to make the game 94-68 Rockets lead at the end of the third quarter. In the fourth quarter the Rockets scored 26 points and the Bulls scored 29 points to make the final score was 120-97 Rockets win. The fourth game was won by Clippers. In the first quarter the Nuggets 26 points and the Clippers scored 25 points Nuggets lead. The Nuggets scored 22 points and the Clippers scored 42 points to take the lead at 48-67 at the end of the second quarter. The Nuggets scored 28 points and the Clippers scored 26 points to make the game 76-93 Clippers lead at the end of the third quarter. In the fourth quarter the Nuggets scored 24 points and the Clippers scored 19 points to make the final score 100-112 the Clippers win. The fifth game was won by the Celtics. In the first quarter the Celtics scored 22 points and the Nets scored 24 points for a Nets lead at the end of the quarter. The Celtics scored 34 points and the Nets scored 18 points to make the game 56-42 Celtics lead at the end of the second quarter. The Celtics scored 17 points and the Nets scored 16 points to make the game 73-58 Celtics lead at the end of the third quarter. In the fourth quarter the Celtics scored 20 points and the Nets scored 18 points to make the final score 93-76 Celtics win. Congrats to the Lakers, Heat, Rockets, Clippers, and the Celtics on their Christmas day wins, and I wish everyone a Happy New Year!

Caela’s byline: I am the oldest of six children. I am a Christian. I love watching movies, playing on my computer, and I love watching sports. I want to go to Syracuse University, and eventually become a sports journalist. My favorite sports are hockey, football (soccer), and golf.

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