(Undated) — Here is the latest sports news: LeBron, Curry to be NBA All-Star captains. NBA All-Star starters named. Patriots’ Brady sits out practice. Coroner rules Hilinski death a suicide. Nassar sentencing set for today.

>>LeBron, Curry To Be NBA All-Star Captains

(New York, NY) — Cavaliers forward LeBron James and Warriors guard Steph Curry will serve as captains for next month’s All-Star Game. They each led their respective conferences in voting and will choose up sides for the February 18th game in Los Angeles. Under a new format, James and Curry will pick from the pool of players regardless of conference.

>>NBA All-Star Starters Named

(New York, NY) — In addition to the captains, the NBA All-Star starters are out. Joining LeBron James in the East are Kyrie Irving, Giannis Antetokounmpo [[ YAH-niss ah-det-oh-KOOM-boe ]], DeMar DeRozan and Joel Embiid [[ jo-ELL em-BEED ]]. Joining Steph Curry in the West are James Harden, Kevin Durant, Anthony Davis and DeMarcus Cousins.

>>Patriots’ Brady Sits Out Practice

(Foxboro, MA) — Tom Brady’s hand injury is keeping him out of practice. The Patriots quarterback sat out Thursday after being limited the day prior with a right hand injury. Multiple reports say a player ran into Brady, jamming his throwing hand. There is no word on his status for today. The Pats host the Jaguars Sunday in the AFC Championship Game.

>>Coroner Rules Hilinski Death A Suicide

(Pullman, WA) — The Whitman County coroner is ruling the death of Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski a suicide. Pullman Police found the 21-year-old dead in his apartment with a self-inflicted gunshot wound after he didn’t show up to practice on Tuesday. Hilinski was projected to be the Cougars’ starting quarterback as a junior next season.

>>Nassar Sentencing Set For Today

(Lansing, MI) — Former Michigan State and USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar is set to be sentenced today as his four-day hearing wraps up in Lansing, Michigan. Dozens of women and girls have spoken this week about being sexually abused while he performed medical exams. Nassar pleaded guilty to 10 sexual assault charges back in November.


Cleveland Cavaliers 104, Orlando Magic 103
Philadelphia 76ers 89, Boston Celtics 80
Houston Rockets 116, Minnesota Timberwolves 98
Portland Trail Blazers 100, Indiana Pacers 86

Columbus Blue Jackets 2, Dallas Stars 1 (SO)
Philadelphia Flyers 3, Toronto Maple Leafs 2 (OT)
Boston Bruins 5, New York Islanders 2
New Jersey Devils 4, Washington Capitals 3 (OT)
Vegas Golden Knights 4, Tampa Bay Lightning 1
St. Louis Blues 4, Ottawa Senators 1
New York Rangers 4, Buffalo Sabres 3
Nashville Predators 3, Arizona Coyotes 2 (SO)
Colorado Avalanche 5, San Jose Sharks 3
Pittsburgh Penguins 3, Los Angeles Kings 1

Top-25 College Basketball (“USA Today” Coaches’ Poll)
#2 Virginia Cavaliers 64, Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets 48
Saint Mary’s Gaels 74, #13 Gonzaga Bulldogs 71
Nebraska Cornhuskers 72, #24 Michigan Wolverines 52

Career Builder Challenge (at La Quinta, CA)

1. John Rahm (-10)
T-2. Andrew Landry (-9)
T-2. Austin Cook (-9)
T-2. Jason Kokrak (-9)

>>FRIDAY’S SCHEDULE (All times are Eastern)

7:00 p.m. – San Antonio Spurs at Toronto Raptors
7:30 p.m. – Miami Heat at Brooklyn Nets
8:00 p.m. – Sacramento Kings at Memphis Grizzlies
8:00 p.m. – Washington Wizards at Detroit Pistons
9:00 p.m. – Phoenix Suns at Denver Nuggets
10:30 p.m. – New York Knicks at Utah Jazz
10:30 p.m. – Indiana Pacers at Los Angeles Lakers

7:30 p.m. – Montreal Canadiens at Washington Capitals
7:30 p.m. – Vegas Golden Knights at Florida Panthers
10:00 p.m. – Los Angeles Kings at Anaheim Ducks

Top-25 College Basketball (“USA Today” Coaches’ Poll)
7:00 p.m. – #9 Michigan State Spartans host Indiana Hoosiers

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