Starting 5: Clowney Time, Durant's Perfect Storm and Roy Hibbert Awakens!

Zack Wheeler
May 7, 2014; Miami, FL, USA; New York Mets starting pitcher Zack Wheeler (45) throws against the Miami Marlins during the first inning at Marlins Ballpark. Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports/Reuters

1. Draft Punk

The Mock Draft season officially comes to a close today as the actual NFL draft commences at Radio City Music Hall. Who will be the first to post a "Way Too Early 2015 Mock Draft?"

2. Hibbert, Hodor. Hodor, Hibbert

An immobile, simple giant who is occasionally useful? The Pacers' Roy Hibbert snaps out of his postseason funk to score 28 and grab nine boards as Indiana evens up its series with Washington.

3. Meet The Mess

The New York Mets have not scored a run in 23 innings, while their pitchers are a combined 0-59 from the plate to start the season.

Mets May 7, 2014; Miami, FL, USA; Miami Marlins center fielder Marcell Ozuna (center) celebrates with teammates after hitting the game winning sacrifice fly in the ninth inning as New York Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy (28) walks off the field at Marlins Ballpark. Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports/Reuters

4. If You Left Early...

...The Class A Clinton (Iowa) LumberKings trailed the Burlington Bees 17-1 after five innings. But Clinton rallied with six runs in the sixth, and five in both the eighth and ninth frames before plating three in the 12th for a 20-17 win.

5. Thunder... and Lightning

League MVP Kevin Durant finished one assist shy of having both he and teammate Russell Westbrook record triple-doubles in a Game 2 win versus the Clippers. After the game, fans were told to remain inside Chesapeake Energy Arena to allow severe weather to pass. "It was the perfect storm," said Clipper guard Jamal Crawford, who may or may not have been referring to the OKC duo.

 

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