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The Associated Press

Raptors use fast start to beat Lakers

LOS ANGELES—Serge Ibaka outscored the Lakers by himself in the first quarter and he didn't miss a shot until the third.

He beat L.A. inside and outside on the way to the biggest offensive game of his career.

Thanks to Ibaka's brilliance for the Toronto Raptors, Kawhi Leonard wasn't missed by anyone except the Lakers' fans who might have been hoping to entice him home.

Calgary 2026 Olympics bid survives on council motion

Calgary’s potential bid for the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Games survived a city council vote Wednesday when a motion leading to the cancellation of an upcoming plebiscite failed to pass.

Ten votes out of 15 from the council were required to abandon the Nov. 13 plebiscite asking Calgarians if they want to host the games or not. Eight voted in favour of reconsidering the plebiscite.