June 17th, 2021 was highlighted by the Bucks forcing a Game 7 against Brooklyn thanks to Khris Middleton and Giannis Antetokounmpo’s big games as well as James Harden’s second half struggles. San Diego Padres epic walk-off win came after the Reds 9th inning comeback. The 2020-21 NBA All-Rookie teams were announced with LaMelo Ball and Anthony Edwards headlining the 1st Team. Rick Carlisle stepped down as Dallas’ most successful HC ever and Arizona set the MLB record for most consecutive road losses.
See what happened in sports on June 17th last year, headlined by Kelly Oubre Jr.‘s knee injury preventing a summer return, MLBPA’s latest proposal including a 60-game season plus expanded playoffs in 2020 & 2021, as well as the NBA issuing their 6-phase plan to return this summer. This daily sports article 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, top performances of the day, notable birthdays, and a quick recap of significant events on this day in sports history.