The Morning Roundup 2/6/19

There were several interesting matchups from basketball in the United States to cup and league action in England, France, and Germany. With so many scores and so much news, we’re here to make sure you know every score from every major game that took place yesterday.

NBA

The Los Angeles Lakers suffered the worst defeat of LeBron James’ career as they lost by a whopping 42 points to the Indiana Pacers. In a battle for supremacy in the Eastern Conference, the Toronto Raptors beat the Philadelphia 76ers by 12 points. The  most surprising results of the day was the Miami Heat’s victory on the road against the Portland Trail Blazers.

Los Angeles Clippers 117-115 Charlotte Hornets
Boston Celtics 103-96 Cleveland Cavaliers
Indiana Pacers 136-94 Los Angeles Lakers
Detroit Pistons 105-92 New York Knicks
Toronto Raptors 119-107 Philadelphia 76ers
Memphis Grizzlies 108-106 Minnesota Timberwolves
Oklahoma City Thunder 132-122 Orlando Magic
Miami Heat 118-108 Portland Trail Blazers

Current standings

NCAA Men’s Basketball

There were three upsets in college basketball with two of them occurring in the top 10. Illinois used a nine-point lead that they built in the first half to survive a second half surge by No. 9 Michigan State. St. John’s needed a clutch layup with 20 seconds remaining in the game to re-establish a lead that they held for most of the game. The final upset was from Kansas State who beat their in-state rival, No. 13 Kansas following a dominant second half performance.

No. 2 Duke 80-55 Boston College
No. 5 Kentucky 76-48 South Carolina
Illinois 79-74 No. 9 Michigan State
No. 7 Michigan 77-65 Rutgers
No. 8 North Carolina 113-96 NC State
St. John’s 70-69 No. 10 Marquette
No. 22 Florida State 80-62 Syracuse
No. 1 Tennessee 72-60 Missouri
Kansas State 74-67 No. 13 Kansas

Current rankings

Soccer

Ligue 1

Marseille 1-0 Bordeaux

Current table

FA Cup- Round 4 Replays

Brentford 3-1 Barnet
Newport County 2-0 Middlesbrough
Queens Park Rangers 2-0 Portsmouth
Wolverhampton Wanderers 3-2 Shrewsbury Town

DFB Pokal- Round of 16

FC Heidenheim 2-1 Bayer Leverkusen
Hamburger SV 1-0 Nürnberg
Borussia Dortmund 3-3 Werder Bremen (Bremen advances on penalties 4-2)
Duisburg 1-3 Paderborn

Coupe de France- Round of 16

Croix 0-3 Dijon FCO
Metz 0-1 Orleans
Nantes 2-0 Toulouse
SC Bastia 2-2 Caen (Caen advances on penalties 5-3)

NFL (News only)

The Green Bay Packers received welcome news when it was revealed that quarterback Aaron Rodgers will not require offseason knee surgery (read here)

The New England Patriots capped off their season with their Super Bowl Victory Parade (read here)

MLB (News only)

The Miami Marlins and Curtis Granderson agreed to terms on a Minor-league contract for the veteran outfielder (read here)

Aaron Judge added fuel to the fire speculating a Bryce Harper move to the Yankees with the right fielder saying he would change positions if his team complete the signing of the superstar Harper (read here)

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