Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Friday

Posted by on February 8th, 2019  •  0 Comments  • 

…….(Basketball)……….

(NBA-Trade Deadline)..Record 16-trades made on Thursday…Total 24-trades made in 3-days leading up to deadline.

Lakers-Clippers…Lakers deal C-Ivika Zubac (8P-5R)…F-Michael Beasley (8P) to Clipper for G-Mike Muscala (34%) 3-point shooter.

Clippers-Memphis…LA deals G-Avery Bradley (7P) to Grizzlies for F-JaMychal Green (9P)…F-Garrett Temple (9P)

Memphis-Toronto..Grizzlies trade C-Marc Gasol (15P-8R) toRaptors for C-Jonas Valanciunas (6P)..G-Delon Wright-CJ Miles and #2 pick.

New Orleans-Milwaukee..Pelicans trade F-Nikola Misotic (16P-8R) to Bucs for F-Stanley Johnson (7P)..G-Jason Smith and 4-2nd round draft picks.

76ers-Orlando..Philadelphia ships G-Markelle Fultz (8P) to Magic for F-Jon Simmons (7P) and #1-2 draft picks.

Toronto-Philadelphia..Raptors send G-Malachi Richardson to Sixers for #2 pick.

Toronto-Brooklyn..Raptors F-Greg Monroe goes to Nets for #2 pick.

Houston-Indiana..Rockets trade F-Nick Stauskas-G-Wade Baldwin to Pacers for #2

Boston-Atlanta..Celtics move G-Jabari Byrd to Hawks in cash deal.

Sacramento-Portland..Kings trade C-Skai Labissiere to Blazers for C-Caleb Suanigan.

Memphis-Atlanta…Grizzlies move G-Shelvin Mack to Hawks for F-Ty Dorsey.

Washington-New Orleans…Wizards move F-Markieff Morris (9P) for Pelicans F-Wesley Johnson.

New Orleans-Detroit…Pelicans send C-Thon Maker to Pistons for future considerations.

Houston-76ers…Rockets deal G-James Ennis to Sixers for #2 pick

Clippers..buy out contract C-Marcin Gortat
Clippers..buy out contract F-Milos Theodosis
NY Knicks..buy out contract C-Enes Kanter (18.8M).
NY Knicks..buy out contract F-Wes Matthews
Suns..buy out contract G-Wayne Ellington
Memphis..but out contract C-Omar Casspi
Kings..buy out contract G-Ben McLemore
Charlotte..buy out contract F-Frank Kaminsky
Dallas..buy out contract F-Zach Randolph (12.8M)

Lakers..Open contract talks with FA-F-Carmelo Anthony-ex Knicks-Oklahoma City-Houston.

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New Orleans…unable to trade C-Anthony Davis-will finish the season with Pelicans-setting up bidding war between Lakers-Celtics in off season.

Memphis..Fails to move G-Michael Conley-owed 67M on contract.

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Lakers-W-Boston (129-128)….Lakers explode for 72P in 2nd half…hit 22-3’s….LeBron James-Kyle Kuzma combine (53P)….7-Lakers in double figures.

Clippers-L-Indiana (116-92)…..Bojan Bogdanovic (29P)…….Pacers shot 56% from floor

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(College Basketball)

Aztecs-Utah State…..SDSU faces (19-5) Aggies team led by hi scoring G-Sam Merrill (19PPG) and 6’11-C-Neemius Quattr (11P-9R-2BShots) per game…Saturday matchup.

USD-at-Pepperdine…Saturday WCC game.

USD-Loyola Marymont…..Toreros trailed (31-29) at half time at Press-time….Thursday nite game.

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…………..(Baseball)…………..

(MLB)

Frank Robinson…Hall of Fame slugger-passes away (83) bone cancer….Spent 21-years as a star player with Reds-Orioles-Indians-Dodgers….Managed Indians-Orioles-Expos-Washington….then worked in Commissioners office…..(586HR)…(.294) career batting average….12-time All Star……Rookie of Year…Won MVPs in both AL-NL…..Triple Crown winner…..Had managerial record (1,065–1,176).

Ted Leitner-Padres broadcaster confirms in speech he suffering from glaucoma of his eyes and has lost a significant amount of his hearing…he is in final year of his radio contract.

Players Union….proposes changes in Disabled List which was made a 10-day DL….Union proposes DL for pitchers be 15-days…10-days for position players…..MLB will change name from Disabled List to Injured List.

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(Roster Moves)

Marlins-Phillies…Trade-Miami deals C-JT Realmuto (.259-21HR) to Phillies for P-Sixto Santos (2.48-ERA)….C-Jorga Alfaro (.265)…P-Will Stewart.

Texas..Sign FA-OF-Hunter Pence (36Y).-ex Giants
Milwaukee..Sign FA-P-Josh Tomlin-ex Indians
Indians..Sign FA-C-Dionner Navarro-ex Dodgers-Blue Jays
Indians..Sign FA-OF-Ryan Flaherty-ex Braves
Orioles..Sign FA-P-Nate Karns-ex Royals-Mariners-Tampa
Cubs..Sign FA-P-Carlos Rodriguez-ex A’s-Toronto
Twins..Sign FA-P-Tim Collins-ex Royals
Twins..Sign FA-P-Justin Nicolino-ex Marlins
Dodgers..Sign FA-P-JD Martin-ex Tampa Bay
Dodgers..Sign FA-3B-Cody Asche-ex Phillies

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…….(Football)……………..

(Teams)

Kansas City…forbid QB-Patrick Mahomes from playing in pickup basketball games in off season-injury risk.

Raiders..OG-Donald Penn says trade of Khalil Mack-Amari Cooper last year devastated Raiders lockeroom…’took toll on team’

Carolina..QB-Cam Newton said he could not throw the ball more than 30-yards in games the second half of last season-shoulder impingement-but kept trying to play.

Minnesota…Asking DE-Everson Griffin to take paycut from (11.7M) contract next year.

Raiders..may not re-sign TE-Jared Cook despite (68R-896Y) season.

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(Roster Moves)

Patriots..Sign FA-LB-Calvin Muson-ex Aztecs-NY Giants
Tampa Bay..Sign FA-K-Philip Andersen-Germany
Tennessee..Sign FA-C-Hironnis Grasu-ex Bears
Atlanta..Release LB-Brooks Reid

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(Coaching)

Bengals…Dom Capers withdraws name from consider Def Coord job
Bengals…Jack Del Rio decided not to interview for Def Coord job
Bengals..Interview Aubrey Pleasant for Def Coord job-Rams DB coach
Bengals..Interview Marquez Manuel for Def Coord job-ex Atlanta
Bengals..Interview Mike Elko-Texas AM..Todd Grahame-Florida jobs

Redskins..Interview Tim Rattay-QB coaching job-Louisiana Tech
Redskins..Interview Ken Zampese-QB coaching job-ex Bengals
Redskins..Interview Bill Lazor-QB coaching job-ex Bengals.
Packers..Hire Luke Butkus-OL coach-ex Illinois
Colts..Hire Howard Mudd as Senior consultant-longtime OL coach

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(College Football)

NFL Combine…Invite (338) players to Indianapolis-included is Oklahoma QB-Kyler Murray.

Aztecs…OT-Ryan Pope..OT-Tyler Raemer..TE-Kahale Warring invited to combine…Not invited record setting K-John Baron.

Utah…Lands LB-Sephi Sewell-transfer Nevada-Reno.

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(AAF)

San Diego Fleet-at-San Antonio…opening game of season on Saturday…Fleet coached by ex Rams coach Mike Martz…starting QB-Mike Bercovici-Arizona State….Commanders coached by ex-NFL-Oregon State-Nebraska head coach Mike Riley…starting QB-Logan Woodside-Toledo.

Atlanta-Orlando….Steve Spurrier head coach Orlando

Salt Lake City-Arizona….Stallions coached by Dennis Erickson..Hotshots coached by Rick Neuhisel.

Memphis-Birmingham…..Head coaches Mike Singletary-Tim Lewis.

(XFL)

Bob Stoopes…former Oklahoma coach named head coach Dallas team-begin play next year.

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….(Hockey)…………

Gulls-Ontario…Thursday Night AHL-action
Gulls..Called up D-Chris Forney from Tulsa-ECHL

Ducks-L-Ottawa (4-0)…..Matt Duchene 2-goals….Anders Nilsson 45-saves……….Anaheim lost 6-in row-scored only 6-goals….overall lost 18-of-20

Kings-W-Flyers (3-2)…Tyler Toffoli scores game winning shot in shootout……LA won 5-of-7
Kings..Benched veteran D-Dion Phaneuf…was (-16) on ice this year.

Kings-at-Boston….Saturday matchup
Ducks-at-Flyers…Saturday game ending long road trip

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…………..(General)……………..

PGA Tour…ATT-Pro Am
..(-7) 64…Brian Gay…Scott Langley
..(-6) 65…Jason Day…Phil Mickelson..Jordan Spieth
..(-5) 66..Dustin Johnson
..(-4) 67..Matt Kuchar

English Premier League…..Cardiff City facing legal action for refusing to pay 19M transfer fee to Nantes-France after death of star Emiliano Sala-killed in plane crash on way to join Cardiff two weeks ago.

English Premier League….top games on weekend.

..Liverpool-Bournemouth…Liverpool (19-1-5)
..Manchester United-Fulham..Man U (14-5-6)
..Manchester City-Chelsea…City (19-4-2)…Chelsea (15-5-5)
..Arsenal-Huddersfield…Gunners (14-6-5)

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