Kylor Kelley scored 22 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as the Maine Celtics beat the Motor City Cruise, 106-96, in an NBA G League game Saturday at the Portland Expo.

JD Davison added 21 points and seven rebounds for Maine (10-9), which lost to Motor City (10-9) on Thursday night, 120-112. Drew Peterson had 16 points, seven assists and six rebounds, while Jordan Bowden scored 15 points and DJ Steward tallied 13.

Buddy Boeheim scored 23 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, while Jayce Johnson scored 17 points and pulled down 16 rebounds for Motor City.

NBA: Spencer Dinwiddie plans to sign with his hometown Los Angeles Lakers, a person with knowledge of the details told The Associated Press.

The point guard was traded by the Brooklyn Nets to Toronto on Thursday and then was waived. He will become a free agent and is eligible to sign a new contract once he clears waivers.



ECHL: Artyom Kulakov and Anthony Repaci scored in the second period, and the Worcester Railers held on for a 3-2 win over the Maine Mariners in Worcester, Massachusetts.

Maine cut its deficit to 2-1 on a goal by William Provost with 7:30 remaining, but Worcester’s Jake Pivonka fired the puck the length of the ice for a short-handed empty-net goal with 1:06 left. Ethan Ritchie then scored a power-play goal for the Mariners with 37 seconds remaining.


ASIAN CUP: Akram Afif scored a hat trick of penalties to secure back-to-back Asian Cup titles for Qatar in a 3-1 win against Jordan.

The forward struck in the first half of the final and then twice after the break at Lusail Stadium to finish as the tournament’s leading scorer with eight goals.


PREMIER LEAGUE: Diogo Jota, Luis Diaz and Darwin Nunez – Liverpool’s starting front three while Mohamed Salah is out injured – all scored for the Premier League leaders in a 3-1 win over Burnley.

The Reds responded to Manchester City’s extremely brief return to the league’s summit, after its 2-0 victory against Everton hours earlier, with a triumph that tested their mettle even more than their stretched resources.


WORLD CUP: Swiss skier Lara Gut-Behrami came from a long way behind to win a giant slalom in Soldeu, Andorra, by one-hundredth of a second, and overtake the absent Mikaela Shiffrin on top of the overall standings.

Gut-Behrami improved from ninth position after the opening run to edge out New Zealand’s Alice
Robinson. Shiffrin’s teammate, AJ Hurt, finished 0.15 behind in third for the American’s first career podium in GS.

Enjoying a three-race winning streak, Gut-Behrami raised her season’s tally to 1,214 points, five more than Shiffrin, who is sitting out this weekend’s races to nurse a left knee injury.


• Swiss star Marco Odermatt dominated a men’s giant slalom in Bansko, Bulgaria, to claim his ninth straight win in the discipline.

Odermatt wasn’t clean on the icy steep middle part of the Banderitza course in either run. But he gained time on his competitors in all other sections as he extended his lead from the first leg to finish 0.91 seconds ahead of runner-up Alexander Steen Olsen of Norway.

Austrian skier Manuel Feller was 1.08 behind in third as the top three kept their positions from the first run.


EUROPEAN: Rasmus Hojgaard, Rikuya Hoshino and Ugo Coussard were tied for the lead after the third round of the Qatar Masters in Doha, Qatar, with the top eight on the leaderboard separated by just two shots.

Hojgaard – at No. 68, the highest-ranked player in the field – and Coussard both shot 5-under 67s to move to 10-under par overall. Hoshino, who was playing in the last group, joined them by making birdie at No. 17 and parring the last for a 69.


The three leaders were a shot ahead of Niklas Norgaard (69), Tom McKibbin (68) and Ewen Ferguson (66).

LIV: Dustin Johnson won LIV Golf Las Vegas in windy and chilly conditions for his third victory on the Saudi-funded tour, pulling ahead with a birdie on No. 17 and closing with a par to edge Peter Uihlein and Talor Gooch by a stroke.

Johnson shot a 1-under 69 to finish at 12-under 198 at Las Vegas Country Club, breaking out of a late six-way tie on another day with the temperature barely climbing into the 50s in the shadow of the Super Bowl.

Gooch shot a 67, and Uihlein finished with a 68.

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