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The Best In Sports In The Next 7 Days

Thursday, June 5
Pro basketball, Los Angeles Lakers at Boston in NBA Finals (8 p.m., Ch. 16): The Celtics and Lakers meet in the Finals for the first time since 1987. It's about time (Celtics in six). … Pro baseball, Mississippi at Mobile (7:05 p.m., Mobile, Ala., 1590 AM): The M-Braves open a five-game road series. Jordan Schafer might want to pack some earplugs.

Friday, June 6
College baseball, NCAA super regional (6 p.m., ESPN): We don't know whom we'll be watching; yet, but with any luck it will be LSU. Can anybody stop the Tigers?

Saturday, June 7
High school baseball, Crossroad Diamond Club All-Star Games (5A/4A, 1 p.m., and 1A/2A/3A, 6 p.m., Pearl): The MHSAA all-stars play their final high school game at Trustmark Park. … Bodybuilding, Southern Classic (9 a.m. and 6:30 p.m., Thalia Mara Hall, Jackson): Mississippi's buffest strike a pose or 10 in this national qualifier.

Sunday, June 8
MJMBL baseball, Jackson Reds vs. Jackson Tigers (1:30 p.m., Smith-Wills Stadium, Jackson) and Jackson Twins vs. Jackson Dodgers, 2 (4 p.m., Smith-Wills Stadium, Jackson): There is nothing quite like semi-pro baseball, and the Metro Jackson Men's Baseball League offers some of the state's best.

Monday, June 9
Pro baseball, Mississippi at Mobile (12:05 p.m., Mobile, Ala., 1590 AM): The M-Braves conclude their road trip with a matinee by the Bay.

Tuesday, June 10
Pro basketball, Boston at Los Angeles Lakers in NBA Finals (8 p.m., Ch. 16): The Celtics and Lakers head to LaLa Land for Game 3.

Wednesday, June 11
Pro baseball, Tennessee at Mississippi (7:05 p.m., Pearl, 1590 AM): The M-Braves and Smokies open a five-game series at the TeePee.

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