LeBron's Team wins All-Star Game...Hamlin wins Daytona 500...Villanova falls...Blues stay hot

Posted at 2:05 AM, Feb 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-18 02:05:16-05

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kevin Durant had 31 points and seven rebounds, while LeBron James added 19 points to lead Team LeBron to a 178-164 comeback win over Team Giannis (YAH'-nihs). Team LeBron trailed by 18 points in the first half, but battled back in the third quarter to take the lead. Giannis Antetokounmpo (an-teh-toh-KOON'-poh) finished with 38 points and 11 rebounds to lead his squad, while Bucks teammate Khris Middleton added 20 on six 3-pointers.

DAYTONA BEACH. Fla. (AP) — Denny Hamlin took the Daytona 500 winner for the second time in four years while leading a sweep of the top three spots for Joe Gibbs Racing. Hamlin moved out front after a final restart and had teammate Kyle Busch blocking in the final lap as the pair finished just ahead of teammate Erik Jones. "The Great American Race" had five crashes and two red flags over the final 20 laps of regulation.

NEW YORK (AP) — L J Figueroa scored 22 points and St. John's rallied from a 14-point deficit in the second half to stun 13th-ranked Villanova, 71-65. The Red Storm trailed 48-34 with 12:30 left before scoring 20 of the next 25 points, taking their first lead on Figueroa's 3-pointer from the corner. The win snapped a 12-game losing streak for St. John's against Villanova at Madison Square Garden dating back 17 years.

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The St. Louis Blues posted their 10th straight victory and third consecutive shutout on Sunday as Jordan Binnington made 31 saves in a 4-0 win at Minnesota. Binnington ran the Blues scoreless streak to 187:16 since the team allowed a goal late in an 8-3 win over New Jersey on Tuesday. Vladimir Tarasenko had a goal and two assists to help St. Louis match the longest winning streak in team history.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — J.B. Holmes rallied from a four-shot deficit in the final round to win the PGA's Genesis Open. Holmes closed with a 1-under 70 for his first victory in three years and a trip back to the Masters. He overtook Justin Thomas, who three-putted three times on the back nine and shot a 75. Thomas shot a 65 in the morning to complete the third round with a four-shot lead.