Lakers’ LeBron James surprises teens in New York, giving them free bicycle access for a year — Daily News

NEW YORK — The words “LeBron James” on a screen sent a room full of Harlem teenagers abuzz. One minute later, James ducked into the gym through a small door, and the buzz turned into full-pitched screams. That’s the kind of reception James often gets when he walks into a room, but he still hasn’t…

Lakers’ LeBron James surprises teens in New York, giving them free bicycle access for a year — Daily News

Raptors will mix and match starting lineup in second half of season — Toronto Sun

ATLANTA — Raptors head coach Nick Nurse reiterated on Monday that Toronto’s starting lineup is going to change from time-to-time from here on out. Read More

Raptors will mix and match starting lineup in second half of season — Toronto Sun

Bet of nearly $700,000 placed on 49ers, plus 2 points — ProFootballTalk

The Chiefs have become, for some sports books, a two-point favorite to win the Super Bowl. One better has taken those two points and wagered on the 49ers, bigly. Via David Purdum of ESPN.com, a bettor has plunked down $684,000 on the 49ers, with the two points. It’s a staggering amount to wager, and it…

Bet of nearly $700,000 placed on 49ers, plus 2 points — ProFootballTalk

Dwyane Wade boasts full calendar as TNT career gets ready for liftoff: ‘Life on this side is different.’ —

Ex-Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade has full workload with sponsorship deals, TV projects and a role with Turner Sports on NBA on TNT Tuesday Night show.

Dwyane Wade boasts full calendar as TNT career gets ready for liftoff: ‘Life on this side is different.’ —

TRAIKOS: Gallant gives blessing as Tocchet takes coaching spot in NHL All-Star Game — Toronto Sun

When Vegas fired Gerard Gallant as its head coach last week, it caught the NHL by surprise. Read More

TRAIKOS: Gallant gives blessing as Tocchet takes coaching spot in NHL All-Star Game — Toronto Sun

Damian Lillard is third player in league history to have 60-point game against Warriors — Warriors Wire

Damian Lillard is one of the most dynamic point guards in the NBA.

Damian Lillard is third player in league history to have 60-point game against Warriors — Warriors Wire

Powell leads Raptors to win over Hawks despite big scare — Toronto Sun

ATLANTA — It was about as weird a game as you’ll ever see. First Toronto couldn’t shoot at all. Then Norman Powell couldn’t miss at all. Then Atlanta nearly wiped out a 21-point deficit inside of the final five minutes, before falling just short, 122-117 on Monday afternoon. Hawks big man John Collins foolishly fouled […]

Powell leads Raptors to win over Hawks despite big scare — Toronto Sun

Ben Simmons has unreal performance, posting triple-double in Sixers’ thrilling win over Nets — High Velocity Sport

Ben Simmons has unreal performance, posting triple-double in Sixers’ thrilling win over Nets BOX SCORE With how well Ben Simmons has played with Joel Embiid out, he’s still been the target of scrutiny. More performances like Monday’s ought to quiet some of that down. The Sixers used a dominant defensive effort after halftime and a virtuoso […]

Ben Simmons has unreal performance, posting triple-double in Sixers’ thrilling win over Nets — High Velocity Sport

Leafs great Vaive sees 50 in Matthews’ sights, if not beating his record 54 goals — Toronto Sun

Rick Vaive was having a fine time at the Maple Leafs’ Blue & White gala at the Royal York earlier this month when he bumped into Auston Matthews. Read More

Leafs great Vaive sees 50 in Matthews’ sights, if not beating his record 54 goals — Toronto Sun

Celtics hand sloppy Lakers their worst loss of season — Daily News

The Celtics’ Jaylen Brown, center, has his shot blocked by the Lakers’ Anthony Davis, left, as the Lakers’ Danny Green helps defend during the first half of Monday’s game in Boston. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images) The Lakers’ LeBron James takes a shot against the Celtics during the first half of Monday’s game in Boston.…

Celtics hand sloppy Lakers their worst loss of season — Daily News