Tobias Harris had a breakout year at the best possible time. Heading into his walk year, Harris appeared as the Los Angeles Clippers’ main offensive option, which attracted the attention of the Philadelphia 76ers. As Philadelphia pursued a big playoff run, they made a deal which Harris was the centre of.
The Denver Nuggets were involved in trade talks for All-NBA forward Anthony Davis according to the Denver Post.
After months of discussions, the Los Angeles Lakers finally traded for Anthony Davis on Saturday, pairing the All-NBA forward with four-time MVP LeBron James at Staples Center.
The New York Yankees traded for Edwin Encarnacion on Saturday, creating somewhat of a logjam offensively. Clint Frazier, a young outfielder, who has often been mentioned in trade rumours, is likely to be the odd one out with Luke Voit and Encarnacion sharing first base and DH while Giancarlo Stanton and Aaron Judge occupy the corner outfield slots.
Seattle Mariners have traded designated hitter Edwin Encarnacion to the New York Yankees for prospect pitcher Juan Then, as first reported by Jeff Passan.
Brooklyn Nets threw themselves into the middle of the NBA offseason when they freed up two max salary slots by trading Allen Crabbe to the Hawks. Kyrie Irving rumours followed, and Irving recently switched agents to join Jay-Z’s ROC Nation Sports, as reported by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.
Golden State Warriors lost the NBA Finals to the Toronto Raptors on Thursday. With Kevin Durant sidelined, Klay Thompson suffered a knee injury in the third quarter that was later revealed to be a torn ACL and will rule him out for most of the 2019/20 campaign.
Toronto Raptors won their first NBA title on Thursday night, winning Game Six in Oracle Arena to defeat the Golden State Warriors 4-2 in a dramatic, often extraordinary, series.
Kevin Durant practised with the Golden State Warriors for the first time since his injury at the weekend. Durant’s availability, or lack of, has been the story of the 2019 NBA Finals as the Toronto Raptors have taken a commanding 3-1 lead against the Warriors.
Dodgers slugger Max Muncy admired a home run that he launched off Madison Bumgarner on Sunday.