Kevin Durant and LeBron James were voted to captain the NBA’s All-Star game.
Eastern starters: KD, Bradley Beal (finally
an All-Star!), Kyrie Irving, Joel Embiid, and Giannis Antetokounmpo
Western starters: LeBron, Steph Curry, Luka
Doncic, Nikola Jokic, and Kawhi Leonard
The crazy part?
LeBron has as many All-Star appearances as the other four Western Conference
starters combined (17). Let’s see how his Lakers did last night:
(19-12) Brooklyn Nets 109 vs. (22-8) LA Lakers 98
LeBron (32 pts, 8 reb, 7 ast) surpassed 35K career points, an
incredible accomplishment demonstrating his consistency and amazing
play over his 18-year career.
Despite LeBron’s effort and Alex Caruso’s new shoe deal, the Nets
crushed the Lakers behind a barrage of 18 threes.
(15-6) #11 Iowa 77 vs.
(15-7) #21 Wisconsin 62
Can anyone stop Iowa’s Luka Garza? The nation’s per-game scoring
leader (24.7 ppg) put up 30 points and 8 rebounds to trounce the
(13-4) Wichita State 68
vs. (17-3) #6 Houston 64
Wichita St. used a +13 free throw advantage to pull the upset.
(21-0) #1 Gonzaga 87
vs. (11-7) Saint Mary’s 65
Gonzaga is blitzing opponents, scoring an absurd 93 points per game.
The Zags have to win three more games to complete the undefeated
#10 Villanova (13-3) vs. UConn (10-5) - Sat. 1:00 ET on FOX
#15 Texas Tech (14-6) vs. #23 Kansas (16-7) - Sat. 2:00 ET on ESPN
#13 West Virginia (14-6) vs. #12 Texas (13-5) - Sat. 3:00 ET on ABC
The big one: #3 Michigan (14-1) vs. #4 Ohio State
(17-4) - Sun. 1:00 ET on CBS
#11 Michigan (12-1) vs. #15 Ohio State (12-3) - Sun. 2:00 ET on ESPN2
#2 South Carolina (17-2) vs. #17 Kentucky (15-5) - Sun. 3:00 ET on ESPN
Utah Jazz (24-5) vs. LA Clippers (21-9) - Fri. 10:00 ET on ESPN
LA Lakers (22-8) vs. Miami Heat (12-17) - Sat. 8:30 ET on ABC
Brooklyn Nets (18-12) vs. LA Clippers (21-9) - Sun. 8:00 ET on ESPN
Golden Knights (10-3-1) vs. Avalanche (8-4-1) - Sat. 3:00 ET on NBC
Bruins (10-2-2) vs. Flyers (8-3-2) - Sun. 2:00 ET on NBC
If you’re a night owl...
Women's: #3 Naomi Osaka vs. #22 Jennifer Brady -
Sat. 3:30 AM ET on ESPN
Men's: #1 Novak Djokovic vs. #4 Daniil Medvedev
or #5 Stefanos Tsitsipas - Sun. 3:30 AM ET on ESPN
WATER COOLER TALK
🏒 Two NHL games will be played on the banks of
Lake Tahoe. Yes, we’ll probably spend more time admiring the
landscape than the skating.
🏃 The Ivy League cancelled its spring sports season. After no sports
in the fall or winter, those student-athletes will go a full school year
without sports. We may be biased, but the Ivys seem to be overthinking this.
🏀 After being reevaluated, Anthony Davis
will miss a minimum
of four weeks.
A. Not a single first-round QB from 2009-2016 is
with their original team after the recent Wentz, Jared Goff and Matthew
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