Monday, October 14
Daily Trivia: Golden State’s Klay Thompson and Stephen Curry each made more than 200 3-pointers last season. Who was the last pair of teammates to do that? Answer below.
Carl Landry will miss 3-4 months
Posted at 10:12 PM ET
The Sacramento Kings announced Monday forward Carl Landry will miss 3-4 months with a torn hip flexor. Landry signed a four-year deal worth $26 million this offseason. Surgery is scheduled for Tuesday in Philadelphia. Landry was injured during a training camp practice and missed two preseason games with what had been called a quad strain, via Jason Jones of the Sacramento Bee.
Devin Ebanks suspended two games
Posted at 3:48 PM ET
Dallas Mavericks forward Devin Ebanks has been suspended by the NBA for two games after pleading no contest to driving under the influence of alcohol, the NBA announced Monday. While a member of the Lakers, Ebanks was arrested on suspicion of DUI in Los Angeles in November 2012. He signed with the Mavs this summer after spending his first three years in LA.
Lakers could make significant trade; look for young point guard
Posted at 10:21 AM ET
The Los Angeles Lakers may try to make a “substantial” trade before the regular season begins, a source tells Sam Amico of FOX Sports Ohio. Pau Gasol could be the centerpiece of a deal as he is reportedly far from untouchable. Gasol is in the last year of his contract with the Lakers that will pay him $19.3 million this season. He’s been involved in trade rumors since Chris Paul was still a member of the New Orleans Hornets. Although Gasol has been loyal to the Lakers, he recently said he is unwilling to take a pay cut to remain in LA.
Amico also reported the Lakers are on the lookout for a younger point guard who is a more potent scorer. Steve Nash will turn 40 in February and has seen his productivity decrease the past three seasons. It’s unclear if a trade bringing in a young guard would send Nash out of town.
Trivia Answer: Boston’s Antoine Walker and Paul Pierce in 2001-02.
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