(Chicago, IL) — Anthony Davis made a free throw to hit the target score of 157 in honor of Kobe Bryant to lift Team LeBron over Team Giannis 157-155 to win the All-Star Game in Chicago. The target score was configured by adding 24 to the leading team’s score at the end of the third quarter. Kawhi Leonard led Team LeBron with 30 points, seven rebounds and two steals to win the inaugural Kobe Bryant MVP Award. LeBron James and Chris Paul each put up 23 as the team earned 400-thousand-dollars for Chicago Scholars. Giannis Antetokounmpo led his namesake team with 25 points and 11 rebounds. Joel Embiid chipped in 22 points and 10 boards while Kemba Walker added 23 in defeat. Team Giannis still earned 100-thousand-dollars for After School Matters.
(Daytona Beach, FL) — Inclement weather will force the 62nd running of the Daytona 500 to Monday. The race will resume on lap 21. Pole winner Ricky Stenhouse Junior was in first when the race was postponed a second time. Joey Logano is in second while Aric Almirola is third. Ryan Newman and Kevin Harvick round out the top five.
(Fort Myers, FL) — Position players are scheduled to report to Twins camp today in Fort Myers. The team will hold their first full-squad workout tomorrow. The Twins open up spring play with an exhibition against the Minnesota Golden Gophers on Friday.
(Vancouver, British Columbia) — The Wild will hit the road on Wednesday to face the Vancouver Canucks. Minnesota will also visit Edmonton on Friday before returning home. The Wild have lost two in-a-row and three-of-four to slip to 27-24-and-7 on the season. They sit five points out of a playoff spot.
(Minneapolis, MN) — Iowa scored the final 11 points to rally past Minnesota 58-55 at Williams Arena. Daniel Oturu missed the first of a one-and-one with 3.8-seconds left with a chance to tie it. Oturu had 15 points to pace the Golden Gophers, who have lost two in-a-row to dip to 12-and-12 including 6-and-8 in Big Ten play. The Gophers host Indiana on Wednesday.