Blake Griffin is out indefinitely with a staph infection in his right elbow, leaving the Los Angeles Clippers without their All-Star forward as they fight for playoff positioning. The Clippers lost 131-108 at Oklahoma City on Sunday.
The Oakland Athletics, who went on a trading binge in the offseason, were in dire need of a meet-and-greet session. “It was the marketing department’s idea to make all these trades because we would sell more shirt jerseys,” said a joking general manager Billy Beane at FanFest.
Vernon Adams Jr. confirms in a text that Washington did not pursue him as he attempts to decide between returning to Eastern Washington or playing for Oregon. Texas and UCLA are also reportedly in the mix.