On this day ...
MAY 22, 1988 — Atlanta’s Dominique Wilkins trades bucket for bucket with Boston’s Larry Bird in the fourth quarter of Game 7 of the 1988 Eastern Conference semifinal round until the Celtics escape with a 118-116 victory. Wilkins finished with 47 points and Bird has 34 — with 20 of his points scored in the fourth quarter. The teams shoot a combined 58.8 percent from the field, the second highest mark in playoff history.
SPORTS ON RADIO
College baseball — Lewis-Clark State vs. Azusa Pacific, 6 p.m. (replay of 1984 Avista NAIA World Series championship game)
SPORTS ON TV
Horse racing — America’s Day at the Races. 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., FS2; Trackside Live!, 1 p.m., NBCSN
Soccer — Bundesliga: Union Berlin at Hertha Berlin, 11:20 a.m., FS2
KBO Baseball — Doosan at Samsung, 12:55 a.m. Saturday, ESPN
Horse racing — America’s Day at the Races. 10 a.m., FS2; Trackside Live!, 1 p.m., NBCSN
KBO Baseball — Hanwha vs. NC, 9:55 p.m., ESPN