This morning, the Detroit Tigers and pitcher Justin Verlander agreed on a five-year contract extension through 2019 with an option for 2020.
The Oklahoma City Thunder have actually benefited from dealing James Harden to Houston, and the Memphis Grizzlies are 16-6 since trading forward Rudy Gay to Toronto in a three-team, six-player deal on Jan. 30, the latest victory coming on Marc Gasol’s tip-in at the end of overtime for a victory Wednesday night over Oklahoma City.
The team is at the bottom of the ranks in the Western Conference and recently let coach Alvin Gentry walk out the door, so there appears to be good reason for the 34-year-old center to lose his cool about the situation, as his window of opportunity to win continues to fade.
2013 is here!
May the New Year bring us plenty of exciting and unexpected moments from the NBA.
So what are some of the things we can look forward to in the upcoming year? Here are some notable questions heading into January: