Things you should know today: 5/2/18

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Stephen Curry returns to score 28, Warriors beat Pelicans

Golden State Warriors’ Stephen Curry (30) celebrates a score against the New Orleans Pelicans in the first half in Game 2 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, May 1, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Long before tipoff, Stephen Curry swished his routine tunnel shot on the second try. Once the game began, the two-time MVP stood along the bench anxiously waiting for his turn, shaking his legs and clapping his hands with nervous energy and anticipation.

Then — mouthpiece dangling, of course — Curry finally entered at the 4:20 mark of the first quarter to a roaring ovation from the Oracle Arena crowd and immediately got to work. He knocked down a 3-pointer from the left wing 11 seconds later and was off and running in Golden State’s 121-116 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Tuesday night.

West’s wild words stir again: Kanye calls slavery a ‘choice’

Chris Pizzello
FILE – In this Aug. 28, 2016, file photo. Kanye West appears at the MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden in New York. West has called American slavery “a choice.” In an interview Tuesday on “TMZ Live,” West said, “When you hear about slavery for 400 years, for 400 years, that sounds like a choice.” West also told TMZ that he became addicted to opioids that doctors prescribed after he had surgery for liposuction in 2016. He was hospitalized for a week and had to cut short a tour. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

Before the last one had a chance to simmer down, Kanye West caused another stir, calling American slavery a “choice” in an interview Tuesday.

“When you hear about slavery for 400 years, for 400 years, that sounds like choice,” West said on “TMZ Live” after questions on his pro-President Donald Trump posts and pictures that caused a dust-up last week. “You was there for 400 years, and it’s all of y’all?”

As girls arrive, Boy Scouts change name of flagship program

Charles Krupa
FILE – In this March 1, 2018, file photo, Tatum Weir, center, carries a tool box she built as her twin brother Ian, left, follows after a Cub Scout meeting in Madbury, N.H. Fifteen communities in New Hampshire are part of an “early adopter” program to allow girls to become Cub Scouts and eventually Boy Scouts. For 108 years, the Boy Scouts of America’s flagship program for older boys has been known simply as the Boy Scouts. With girls soon entering the ranks, the BSA says that iconic name will change to “Scouts BSA.” The change will take effect in February 2019. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

For 108 years, the Boy Scouts of America’s flagship program has been known simply as the Boy Scouts. With girls soon entering the ranks, the group says that iconic name will change.

The organization on Wednesday announced a new name for its Boy Scouts program: Scouts BSA. The change will take effect in February.

Marvel Studios’ Ant-Man and The Wasp – Official Trailer

Real heroes. Not actual size. Marvel Studios’ Ant-Man and The Wasp is in theaters July 6 following the record-breaking release of Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War.

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