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Jalen Green, Alperen Sengun enjoy career nights as Rockets upset Lakers

Prized rookie Jalen Green built on his recent momentum with a career-high 32 points on Wednesday, leading his Houston Rockets to a thrilling 139-130 (box score) win over LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers. Green scored 10 of those points in a decisive and clutch overtime period, and he was very efficient in his home Toyota Center gym by making 13-of-21 shots (61.9%) and 4-of-7 on 3-pointers (57.1%).

Meanwhile, fellow first-round rookie Alperen Sengun added 21 points and 14 rebounds, which were both career-highs. Sengun started for the Rockets in place of veteran Christian Wood, who missed his second straight game with an illness, and played a career-high 40 minutes.

Rookie guard Josh Christopher, who was the fourth of Houston’s four first-round picks in 2021, excelled off the bench with 21 points and 6 rebounds in 23 minutes. As with Green, Christopher was extremely

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Tigers upset Tennessee in Baton Rouge

In what should have been a night where LSU cemented themselves as a SEC contender, the story became Xavier Pinson’s injury as he left the court with a ugly knee injury as LSU was trying to close out the win.

Pinson’s injury aside, it was a good night for LSU where they played some of the best basketball they have played all year.

The final score was 79-67 as LSU moved to 14-1 on the year.

Coming into the game, KenPom had LSU and Tennessee rated as the top two defenses in college basketball. These two teams were almost a mirror image of one another. Two elite defenses with offenses that have struggled at times.

For the first 17 minutes or so, it was a competitive game. LSU went on a run about 10 minutes into the game, but the Volunteers found a way to respond, trading some three’s with

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Mark Davis, Raiders players upset with Browns game postponement

Mark Davis, Raiders players upset with Browns game postponement originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea

The NFL postponed Saturday afternoon’s Week 15 matchup between the Las Vegas Raiders and Cleveland Browns to Monday evening due to a COVID-19 outbreak within the Browns organization.

And the Raiders aren’t too thrilled with the league’s decision.

Raiders owner Mark Davis told ESPN’s Paul Gutierrez that the postponement puts the Raiders at a “competitive disadvantage,” citing that Las Vegas had been preparing to play the road matchup on a short week and will now have to play their Week 16 game on a short week.

“Health and safety is always No. 1, but it’s tough,” Davis said. “Maybe Cleveland should travel [to Las Vegas]. That would make it more fair.”

A few Raiders players took to Twitter to voice their displeasure with the postponement as well.

Cornerback Casey Hayward added: “Straight bulls***!!! @NFL

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College Football World Reacts To Alabama’s Stunning Upset Win

Alabama quarterback Bryce Young celebrates in the 2021 SEC Championship.

Alabama quarterback Bryce Young celebrates in the 2021 SEC Championship.

Taking down the No. 1-ranked, undefeated Georgia Bulldogs, No. 3 Alabama stunned the college football world with a 41-24 blowout win in today’s SEC Championship game.

“Upset” is not exactly a word in the Crimson Tide’s vocabulary — except for today. As 6.5-point underdogs heading into the matchup, Nick Saban’s squad wasn’t favored for the first time in 92 straight contests.

Overcoming the odds, Alabama made relatively light work of a Georgia team that dominated through the entirety of the 2021 regular season.

The college football world took to Twitter with their reactions to this upset victory.

This victory for the Crimson Tide came in large part due to the potentially Heisman-clinching performance for Bama quarterback Bryce Young. Throwing 26/44, the star signal caller collected 421 yards, three touchdowns and zero interceptions through the air. He also took to the

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