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Due to the Severe Forest Fires in Canada - Authorities are giving out Free Masks in New York

Tens of millions of North Americans are at risk of poor air quality from raging wildfires in Canada.

Authorities in New York are starting to distribute free masks today. In a phone conversation with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, US President Joe Biden offered additional help to deal with forest fires.

Lakers rout Warriors, Heat rip Knicks

Anthony Davis and LeBron James powered the Los Angeles Lakers in a rout of defending champion Golden State on May 6 while Jimmy Butler returned from an ankle injury to spark Miami's romp over New York in the NBA playoffs.

Davis scored 25 points and grabbed 13 rebounds while LeBron James added 21 points to lead the host Lakers over the Warriors 127-97.

Michael Jordan sneakers fetch auction record $2.2 mln

A pair of sneakers worn by NBA superstar Michael Jordan sold for $2.2 million on April 11, setting a record price at auction for game-worn sports footwear, Sotheby's announced.

The basketball great wore the "Bred" Air Jordan 13s during Game 2 of the 1998 NBA Finals on the way to his sixth and last NBA championship title.

Business and sport converge in Slovenian-flavoured events in Dallas

Dallas, the third largest city in Texas and the fourth largest metropolitan area in the US, is currently the place to be to learn more about Slovenia's investment, business and tourism opportunities while enjoying an NBA match featuring no other than Luka Dončić.

Butler inspires Heat victory over Mavs

Jimmy Butler scored 35 points as the Miami Heat snapped their three-game losing streak to inflict a damaging 129-122 defeat on the Dallas Mavericks on April 1.

Heat talisman Butler produced a typically dynamic performance to steer Miami to a precious win, leading the scoring from 12-of-16 shooting while laying on 12 assists.