There was lots of intriguing matchups in sports yesterday as the NFL held its annual Pro Bowl, while basketball had another full slate of games. Across the water, some of the top European leagues continued their seasons with another day full of matches. Let’s get you caught up on all the scores and news you should know for today.
Luka Doncic became the first teenager in the history of the NBA to have a triple-double while scoring at least 30 points. The NBA-worst Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Chicago Bulls on the road. Following a strong first half performance, the Oklahoma City Thunder held off a second half rally from the Milwaukee Bucks to secure an important win for the team.
Cleveland Cavaliers 104-101 Chicago Bulls
Los Angeles Clippers 122-108 Sacramento Kings
Toronto Raptors 123-120 Dallas Mavericks
Oklahoma City Thunder 118-112 Milwaukee Bucks
Houston Rockets 103-98 Orlando Magic
Utah Jazz 125-111 Minnesota Timberwolves
San Antonio Spurs 132-119 Washington Wizards
Miami Heat 106-97 New York Knicks
Los Angeles Lakers 116-102 Phoenix Suns
NCAA Men’s Basketball
There were two upsets in the Big 10 as both Michigan State and Iowa were defeated by unranked opponents. Both Villanova and Houston beat their unranked opponents with Villanova blowing out Seton Hall.
AFC 26-7 NFC
Patrick Mahomes and Jamal Adams were named MVPs of the game (read here)
MLB (News only)
Whit Merrifield and the Kansas City Royals are reportedly near a four-year contract extension (read here)
The Chicago White Sox made a pitch to Manny Machado that was highlighted by Machado’s brother-in-law, Yonder Alonso (read here)