1. Duke’s Zion Williamson is day-to-day after spraining his right knee when he slipped as his left shoe fell apart in the first minute of an 88-72 loss to North Carolina Wednesday night.
2. Syracuse head basketball coach Jim Boeheim struck and killed a man along an interstate highway late Wednesday night as he tried to avoid hitting the man’s disabled vehicle.
3. The NBA has proposed changing the draft-eligible age requirement from 19 to 18 to the National Basketball Player’s Association.
4. The Dodgers will honor pitching great Don Newcomb by adding a commemorative #36 patch to their uniforms this season. Newcomb passed away Tuesday at the age of 92.
5. “Knowing what I know college basketball is bull (deleted).” – Golden State Warriors center DeMarcus Cousins advising Zion Williamson to get ready for the NBA.
6. The LA Galaxy kicks off the regular season Saturday March 2 against the Chicago Fire.
7. Happy Birthday to Montebello HC Pete Gonzalez who turned 54 yesterday.
8. Bennie Boatwright is now third on USC’s all-time three pointers made list with 220 behind Elijah Stewart, 245, and Lodrick Stewart, 232.
9. Julius Irving “Dr. J” turns 69 today.
10. “When I played, the owners had the power. The prisoners are running the prison now, not the warden. The warden is strong and he has say so but, the balance of power is definitely with the players.”- Julius Irving.