The TEN: 2/10/2020

(“The TEN” is not a top ten but ten items worth being included in “The TEN”)

1. The Mookie Betts trade to the Dodgers is finally complete. The Dodgers will also receive pitcher David Price and will send a package to the Boston Red Sox that includes outfielder Alex Verdugo, shortstop Jeter Downs, and catcher Connor Wong. In a separate deal the Dodgers will send pitcher Kenta Maeda and cash to the Minnesota Twins for pitcher Brusdar Graterol, outfielder Luke Raley and a draft pick.

2. A deal that would have sent outfielder Joc Pederson and additional players from the Dodgers to the Angels is now off the table.

3. Guard Darren Collison has decided to stay retired after seriously considering an offer to return to the NBA with the Lakers or the Clippers.

4. The XFL made its debut over the weekend with the LA Wildcats opening up with a 37-17 loss to the Houston Roughnecks. The Wildcats home opener is next Sunday against the Dallas Renegades at Dignity Health Sports Park at 12:00 p.m.

5. St. Francis at La Canada, Wednesday night, CIF Division 2A Playoffs, 1st Round.

6. Harold Sanin has stepped down as the head football coach at Gabrielino sources confirmed.

7. Lou Williams and Paul George combined for 47 points to lead the Clippers to a 133-92 rout of the Cleveland Cavaliers Sunday.

8. Wendell Moore Jr. scored off a rebound to give Duke a 98-96 overtime win over North Carolina Saturday night.

9. The APU Men’s basketball team (18-3) has won 13 straight games and hasn’t lost since December 4th.

10. On this day in 2002 the West beat the East 135-120 in the NBA All-Star game at First Union Center in Philadelphia. Kobe Bryant scored 31 points and was named MVP.

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