But after trading Larry Nance Jr. and Jordan Clarkson to the Cavaliers, the Lakers cleared a cumbersome contract.
"He's really an inspiration to me cause he plays super hard every game, every possession, just every time I watch him he's just giving it his all not the court and I try to model my game after him in that way", he said. I like it here. "It hasn't been as planned, but I definitely want to be here". They're now 22-31 on the season, the ninth-worst record at the moment, so if Thomas wants to really stick it to Danny Ainge, he can help the Lakers win some games and make sure the Celtics don't land a high lottery pick at the end of the season.
If the Lakers had it their way, they also would have been able to tradeLuol Deng, but it appears they didn't have any takers.
Then, there were Cavaliers fans who were happy to see Thomas go after he was plagued by inefficiency since returning from a hip injury that cost him the first two-plus months of the season. Nance, mined late in the first round of the 2016 draft, was a favorite of Walton's and started 17 games this season, averaging career highs in points (8.6) and rebounds (6.8).
Things are looking up for Los Angeles, Magic Johnson and Rob Pelinka seem to have the recipe for the flawless rebuild. His future in Los Angeles remains up in the air while the team seems poised to make a run at prominent free agents in the summer, which could include James.
Clarkson is averaging 14.5 PPG on the year and is instant offense off the bench.
Dow drops, regains 500 points as market's wild ride continues Eight stocks fell for every one that rose on the New York Stock Exchange and 490 of the companies in the S&P 500 took a loss. After a slightly lower open, stocks recovered within the first few minutes of trading, only to slip and briefly turn lower.
Dow plunges 1000 points as a weeklong market rout continues The catalyst for the latest sell-off came in jobs figures last Friday showing that wage growth in the USA was creeping higher. Australia's benchmark S&P ASX 200 slid 3.2 percent to 5,833.30 and South Korea's Kospi declined 1.5 percent to 2,453.31.
Japanese business leaders "spoke of their desire to continue trading with and investing in the UK", according to a spokesperson. She is meeting for a second day with her key Brexit committee as they thrash out their negotiating strategy.
The South Korean presidential office on Wednesday said it is "significant" that Kim Yo Jong was included in the delegation. Last month, North Korea arbitrarily moved the anniversary of the establishment of the Korean People's Army to February 8.
South Korea is deciding whether to accept North Korea's request that it provide fuel for the ferry that transported the artists. In a rare move, South Korea chose to lift sanctions on North Korea in order to "support a successful hosting of the Olympics".
Her film credits include " Dallas Buyers Club ", "13 Going on 30" and the upcoming features " Love Simon " and " Peppermint ". Garner's appearance on Camping will be her first regular TV role since starring in ABC's Alias from 2001-2006.
Also, it has an estimated price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 12.37 and a trailing 12-month price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 24.06. The stock of Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) has "Buy" rating given on Monday, August 24 by Standpoint Research.
Since August 15, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 8 sales for $15.77 million activity. $2.30 million worth of Amazon .com, Inc. It worsened, as 73 investors sold AMZN shares while 549 reduced holdings. 127 funds opened positions while 657 raised stakes.
Facebook is testing a "downvote" button, bringing us closer to the "dislike" button that users have demanded . Facebook Inc . is testing a button that would let users "downvote" other people's comments on public posts.
The rebel-controlled Eastern Ghouta has been under siege by the Syrian government forces for over four years. Al Qaeda-linked militants said they downed the Su-25 in Idlib on Saturday by a portable air defence missile.
Fortnite hit 3.4M concurrent players last weekend
Looking ahead, Epic says it seeks to expand and optimize its server system to accommodate the game's ballooning player base. Still, 3.4 million concurrent users is a huge number and it speaks to the ongoing popularity of Epic's game.
Stock In Spotlight: Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE:MRK)
A month ago, they told us to expect earnings of US$0.99 per share while three months ago their EPS consensus estimate was US$1.01. It increased, as 52 investors sold AAPL shares while 1034 reduced holdings. 72 funds opened positions while 218 raised stakes.
Gaza hospitals, clinics to reopen after Emirati grant
Home to almost two million people, the Israel-blockaded Gaza Strip has struggled with severe electricity shortages since 2006. The assistance includes medicines, medical supplies, foodstuffs and fuel to operate hospital generators.
Thirty Seconds to Mars added to AMP concert lineup
For the second half of Thirty Seconds To Mars' tour, Cleveland rock band Welshly Arms will also join the tour. Walk The Moon , Misterwives , and Joywave will support the space rockers for the Clarkston show.
Earlier than expected rate rises on the cards
However, the sting in the tail is that excess demand is predicted to exacerbate the ongoing cost lead inflation levels of 3%. The inflation projection is based on the current market expectations on rates, which are higher than in November.
Heat to add Luke Babbitt from Hawks for Okaro White
Meanwhile, White is now recovering from a fracture in his left foot that he suffered during a Heat practice back on November 14. The 6-9 sharpshooter in Babbitt should play a similar role for Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra for the remainder of this season.