The Morning Roundup 2/22/19

The NBA finally returned tonight as the All-Star Break ended which helped congest the number of games that occurred last night. The Europa League Round of 32 concluded today which means the other 15 teams to join Sevilla became known. Let’s get you caught up on all the exciting action from yesterday.

NBA

The Cleveland Cavaliers bested the Phoenix Suns in a battle that featured two of the worst teams in the NBA this year. The Milwaukee Bucks defeated the Boston Celtics, but it was the officiating that stole the spotlight as the NBA highlighted numerous missed calls in the final two minutes. The Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Houston Rockets at home in a game that could be vitally important to the Lakers playoff hopes.

Cleveland Cavaliers 111-98 Phoenix Suns
Philadelphia 76ers 106-102 Miami Heat
Portland Trail Blazers 113-99 Brooklyn Nets
Milwaukee Bucks 98-97 Boston Celtics
Golden State Warriors 125-123 Sacramento Kings
Los Angeles Lakers 111-106 Houston Rockets

Current standings

NCAA Men’s Basketball

Both ranked teams won, although Michigan played a close game with unranked Minnesota.

No. 7 Michigan 69-60 Minnesota
No. 2 Gonzaga 92-64 Pepperdine

Current rankings

UEFA Europa League-Round of 32

Arsenal 3-0 BATE Borisov (Arsenal advance 3-1 on aggregate)
Dinamo Zagreb 3-0 Viktoria Plzen (Dinamo Zagreb advance 4-2 on aggregate)
Eintracht Frankfurt 4-1 Shakhtar Donestk (Eintracht Frankfurt advance 6-3 on aggregate)
FC Salzburg 4-0 Club Brugge (FC Salzburg advance 5-2 on aggregate)
Napoli 2-0 FC Zürich (Napoli advance 5-1 on aggregate)
Valencia 1-0 Celtic (Valencia advance 3-0 on aggregate)
Villarreal 1-1 Sporting CP (Villarreal advance 2-1 on aggregate)
Zenit St. Petersburg 3-1 Fenerbahce (Zenit St. Petersburg advance 3-2 on aggregate)
Bayer Leverkusen 1-1 Krasnodar (Krasnodar advance 1-1 on away goals rule)
Benfica 0-0 Galatasaray (Benfica advance 2-1 on aggregate)
Chelsea 3-0 Malmo FF (Chelsea advance 5-1 on aggregate)
Dynamo Kyiv 1-0 Olympiacos (Dynamo Kyiv advance 3-2 on aggregate)
Inter 4-0 Rapid Wien (Inter advance 5-0 on aggregate)
Genk 1-4 Slavia Prague (Slavia Prague advance 4-1 on aggregate)
Real Betis 1-3 Stade Rennes (Stade Rennes advance 6-4 on aggregate)

MLB (News only)

Bryce Harper’s market continues to heat up after Manny Machado’s record signing (read here)

 

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