Detroit Pistons defeats Lakers 111-97, Drummond has 23 rebounds

DETROIT, Michigan — Andre Drummond had 19 points, 23 rebounds and 2 blocks to guide the Detroit Pistons to a 111-97 win over the Los Angeles Lakers who played without Lebron James on Friday night at Little Ceasars Arena. Drummond is four rebounds away from posting a sixth straight season with at least 1,000 points…

Watch: Zion Williamson late tip in lifts Duke over Tarheels

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina — Zion Williamson ( 31 points and 11 rebounds) converted an offensive rebound to lift the Duke Blue Devils over the third-ranked North Carolina Tar Heels 74-73 on Friday night in the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament semifinals. ZI🤯N wasn’t gonna be denied. 31 points. 11 boards. 13-19 FG. 1-0 vs. UNC. pic.twitter.com/RIOj8kKdME…

Kawhi drops 25 points, Raptors beat Lakers 111-98

TORONTO, Canada — Kawhi Leonard scored 25 points, 8 rebounds, 4 assists and 2 steals as the Toronto Raptors beat the Los Angeles Lakers 111-98 on Thursday night to improve to 49-20. “We gave ourselves a chance to stay around and stay in the game,” Walton said, “but to win against a good team on…

Zion Williamson goes 13-of-13 with 29 points in return for Blue Devils

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina — Zion Williamson returned after missing six games with a knee injury to lift the Duke Blue Devils to a 84-72 win over Syracuse in Thursday’s quarterfinals of the ACC tournament. “I’ve been in this game over 50 years, and I’ve seen some great players,” Boeheim said. “I’m not saying he’s better…

Drake partners with Toronto Raptors for OVO Athletic Centre

TORONTO, Canada — The Toronto Raptors announced its all-new partnership with hometown hip-hop star Drake, unveiling their brand new OVO Athletic Centre. Raptors president Masai Ujiri called Drake the “King of Toronto” during last year’s announcement. “Over the past four years, the Raptors’ relationship with Drake has always ultimately been about celebrating this city and…

Le’Veon Bell to join Jets for 4 years, $52.5 million

NEW YORK — Former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell (Michigan State) plans to sign a four-year, $52.5 million contract with the New York Jets. The deal includes $35 million guaranteed, with a maximum value of close to $61 million, including incentives. Visa det här inlägget på Instagram lets goooo!!!! ✈️✈️✈️ “Life’s A Gamble” OUT…

Lebron James scores 36 points in Lakers’ 123-107 win over Bulls

CHICAGO, Illinois — LeBron James finished with 36 points and 10 rebounds, as the Los Angeles Lakers (31-36) climbed back from a 20-point deficit to beat the Chicago Bulls 123-107 on Tuesday night to end a five-game losing streak. The Lakers outscored the Bulls 43-24 in the third quarter. Kyle Kuzma added 21 points, while…

Northern Kentucky clinches NCAA Tournament berth with 77-66 win over Wright State

DETROIT, Michigan — The Northern Kentucky University (26-8) men’s basketball team clinched a berth to the 2019 NCAA Tournament following a 77-66 win over Wright State to claim the Horizon League Tournament Championship. The victory marks the second trip to the Big Dance for the Norse in the past three years. “The way we played,…

Odell Beckham Jr. To Join Cleveland Browns

CLEVELAND, Ohio — The New York Giants traded Odell Beckham Jr. to the Cleveland Browns for first-and third-round picks and safety Jabrill Peppers. The 26-year-old Beckham is a thee-time Pro Bowler. This comes on the heels of the Giants signing Beckham to a five-year deal worth up to $95 million. Visa det här inlägget på…