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Los Angeles Teams Pull Off Blockbuster Deals with Washington Teams on Same Day

A pair of Los Angeles teams produced the biggest headlines on a very busy day in sports. The Lakers landed former NBA MVP Russell Westbrook in a deal with the Washington Wizards. The trade gives the team a true third star, along with LeBron James and Anthony Davis. In MLB, the defending champion Dodgers added pitcher Max Scherzer and shortstop Trea Turner in a deal with the Washington Nationals. The team now features four former Cy Young award winners and four former MVPs.

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    Biggest Questions (and Answers) from Blockbuster Lakers Russell Westbrook Trade

    Biggest Questions (and Answers) from Blockbuster Lakers Russell Westbrook Trade

    When news broke that Montrezl Harrell had decided to opt into the final year of his contract (per ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski), it looked like Buddy Hield to the Los Angeles Lakers was a lock. Instead, minutes later, Shams Charania of The Athletic broke a Russell Westbrook trade request, and word …

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