(NBA)  The Toronto Raptors host the Minnesota Timberwolves tonight but off the court a huge trade took place yesterday. The Detroit Pistons acquired Blake Griffin in a trade with the Los Angeles Clippers. Detroit sent forward Tobias Harris, guard Avery Bradley and centre Boban Marjanovic to Los Angeles, with the Clippers also receiving draft picks.

(NHL)  Some NHL notes during the All Star break, Jaromir Jagr has cleared waivers, the Calgary Flames announced the 45-year-old Czech legend was assigned to his hometown club HC Kladno in the Czech League. And the Montreal Canadiens announced that forward Andrew Shaw will be out four to six weeks with what the team calls a lower-body injury.