Kyle Kuzma scored a career-high 41 points in three quarters against his childhood team, joining some rarified company in the process.,Kuzma had 22 points in the third quarter, hitting four 3-pointers to get the crowd on its feet and scoring on consecutive goaltending calls.,Detroit's Blake Griffin, averaging a career-high 25.3 points per game, was held to 16.,Ball hit a 3-pointer and Kuzma had five points before James came on the court to cheer his teammates during a timeout.,Lakers: James (left groin strain) is set to be re-evaluated Friday and won't travel with the team for its game in Utah.

The Lakers are gearing up to host Detroit Pistons tonight, which will be their eighth straight match without the injured James.,Head coach Luke Walton confirmed James will be re-assessed by the side's medical department on Friday.,Local Lakers reporter Kyle Goon tweeted: "This might have been inferred earlier, but Luke Walton just confirmed that LeBron James is not traveling to Utah.,"He’s scheduled to have his medical re-evaluation Friday in LA." The Lakers have listed James as 'day-to-day' on their injury report.,And Kyle Kuzma is hoping to see Brandon Ingram and Lozno Ball step up in James' absence.

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But outside, is a party full of Clemson and Alabama fans who are pumped for the game.,The teams are getting ready to battle it out on the gridiron, but fans from both sides are enjoying each others company and keeping it respectful.,You know I just ran into a Clemson fan and really enjoyed that everyone is being nice and cordial,I think theres a lot of respect for both schools, Alabama fan Robert Karlisle said.,I think its a great rivalry, Clemson fan Russel Shults said.,The tailgate is the pregame for fans before they enter Levis Stadium to cheer on their team and enjoy the game.

The Caps got on the board first in Saturday’s game when Talon Griese scored on a power play in the first period.,Caps goalie Tate Mueller had 25 saves on 30 shots on goal.,The All-Stars got on the board first in Sunday’s game when Xavier Erickson scored a goal in the second period.,Erickson got his second goal of the game, this time on a power play, but it was too late.,Caps goalie Tate Mueller had 20 saves on 23 shots on goal.

The Padres’ $1.26 billion worth may be No. 17 in baseball and only No. 69 in pro sports, but that’s up $145 million in a year or 13 percent — the biggest percentage jump in Southern California.,Despite one of the league’s top win-loss records in the past decade, the team’s value was unchanged in the past year at $460 million, a middling No. 18 in the league and a low No. 110 out of 123 pro teams.,Take the average league-wide team values: football is No. 1 at $2.5 billion, followed by the National Basketball Association at $1.65 billion; Major League Baseball at $1.64 billion and the National Hockey League at $620 million.,Expenses such baseball’s long season and the lower stadium costs of indoor sports juggle the rankings by “profit margin” — operation income vs. sales: football’s still No. 1, averaging 23 percent, then there’s basketball at 21 percent and hockey at 16 percent before baseball’s 9 percent.,The Padres’ $1.26 billion worth may be No. 17 in baseball and only No. 69 in pro sports, but that’s up $145 million in a year or 13 percent — the biggest percentage jump in Southern California.

Andrew Wiggins scored 25 of his 28 points in the first half, helping the Minnesota Timberwolves take charge from the opening tipoff and breeze by the LeBron James-less Los Angeles Lakers for a 108-86 victory on Sunday, the last game for coach Tom Thibodeau.,RAPTORS 121, PACERS 105

TORONTO (AP) — Norman Powell scored a season-high 23 points, Pascal Siakam had 12 points and 10 rebounds, and Toronto snapped Indiana's six-game winning streak.,NETS 117, BULLS 100 read more

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CHICAGO (AP) — Nick Foles hit Golden Tate with a 2-yard touchdown pass on fourth down with 56 seconds remaining against the NFL's stingiest defense, lifting the Philadelphia Eagles over the Chicago Bears 16-15 in the final wild-card game Sunday.,CHARGERS 23, RAVENS 17 read more

Andrew Wiggins scored 25 of his 28 points in the first half, helping the Minnesota Timberwolves take charge from the opening tipoff and breeze by the LeBron James-less Los Angeles Lakers for a 108-86 victory on Sunday, the last game for coach Tom Thibodeau.,RAPTORS 121, PACERS 105

TORONTO (AP) — Norman Powell scored a season-high 23 points, Pascal Siakam had 12 points and 10 rebounds, and Toronto snapped Indiana's six-game winning streak.,NETS 117, BULLS 100 read more

Most teams would be reeling after losing four games in a row to fall below .500 for the first time in five weeks, but somehow, it still feels like the Kings are on the rise as they enter another pivotal portion of their schedule.,The Kings fought the two-time defending-champion Golden State Warriors to the end for the third time this season before falling 127-123 in a wildly entertaining game Saturday night at Golden 1 Center.,Sacramento’s last three losses came against three of the top seven teams in the Western Conference.,That stretch included eight games against teams currently in the top eight, including two against the Warriors, two against the Los Angeles Lakers and one against the Trail Blazers, Nuggets, Oklahoma City Thunder and Los Angeles Clippers.,The Kings will play their next eight games against six teams with a combined record of 137-168, five of them against an opponent on the second night of a back-to-back.

The City of El Segundo and Wiseburn Unified School District – in partnership with South Bay Sports, Health Recreation – partnerned on the $13.8 million development and construction budget to build the El Segundo Aquatics Center at 300 Duley Road.,The City of El Segundo and Wiseburn Unified School District – in partnership with South Bay Sports, Health Recreation – partnerned on the $13.8 million development and construction budget to build the El Segundo Aquatics Center at 300 Duley Road.,The City of El Segundo and Wiseburn Unified School District – in partnership with South Bay Sports, Health Recreation – partnerned on the $13.8 million development and construction budget to build the El Segundo Aquatics Center at 300 Duley Road.,The City of El Segundo and Wiseburn Unified School District – in partnership with South Bay Sports, Health Recreation – partnerned on the $13.8 million development and construction budget to build the El Segundo Aquatics Center at 300 Duley Road.,The City of El Segundo and Wiseburn Unified School District – in partnership with South Bay Sports, Health Recreation – partnerned on the $13.8 million development and construction budget to build the El Segundo Aquatics Center at 300 Duley Road.