It appears Cody Eakin is about to be reunited with George McPhee. Then the general manager of the Washington Capitals, McPhee selected Eakin in the third round of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft. On Wednesday, reports emerged that Eakin is heading to Las Vegas, taken in the expansion draft by McPhee, now GM of the Golden Knights and perhaps right now the most powerful person in the league.
NBA frenzy season is upon us. Trades are going down right and left. One barely heralded piece of the puzzle? Dwight Howard got traded to Charlotte. Lol. Remember when Dwight Howard was good? Or, rather, remember when he was playing in a league where he could actually contribute to a good team? Let’s rewind a bit. In the summer of 2013, Dwight Howard hit the free agency market. He only took meetings with five teams: The Lakers, Mavericks, Houston Rockets, Atlanta Hawks, and Warriors. He was the hottest free agent on the market. He was as hot as fire, but if fire could somehow help a team chase a ring. Chris Paul had already re-upped with the Clippers (who had just brought on Doc Rivers). But,
LaVar Ball offers his predictions for how Lonzo will impact the Lakers in his rookie season. Hint: They're making the playoffs.