However, due to Lowry's dip in performance this past year, most notably when his free-throw rate dropped several points, it was Valančiūnas who became a better trade for the Grizzlies.
Gasol, 34, is averaging 15.7 points, 8.6 rebounds and a career-high 4.7 assists in 53 games this season.
Valanciunas hasn't played in almost two months after suffering a dislocated thumb, but is ready to return to the lineup. The Spaniard is slated to make $24.1 million this year and has a player option for $25.6 million next season.
Since the 2016-17 season, Gasol has been good for 1.4 3-pointers per game, doing so at a 35.7 percent clip.
Valanciunas, who had missed the last 25 games for the Raptors, was scheduled to return to the lineup tonight against the Atlanta Hawks before the trade was announced.
"I've been in rumours so many times I don't even look at it", Valanciunas said. I just know one thing. Toronto (39-16) is two games back of the Milwaukee Bucks (40-13) atop the Eastern Conference. The Lithuanian center is now matching his career high of 12.8 points per game with 7.2 rebounds despite averaging just under 19 minutes per contest.
Miles, 31, is averaging 5.5 points and 1.7 rebounds this season.
Who or what is to blame for why they're still unsigned? "From what I understand, the Phillies have the most money to spend". Even still, both infielders contended they would have had little concern about that if Machado had come to the Bronx.
For the study , researchers analyzed head scans of 205 cognitively normal adults between the ages of 20 and 82. What this means is that men's brains do not age faster, they simply have a bit older brains, to begin with.
A family is grateful that their cat is safe and has returned home after she was found frozen and buried in snow. Vets at the clinic raised her body temperature using warm water, blow dryers, towels and intravenous fluids.
Authorities searching for Sala found a body in the wreckage of the plane , air accident investigators confirmed on Monday. Cardiff will honour the deal but not until they have clarified " all the facts ".
As for the Oscars, A Star Is Born will compete for best picture when the ceremony takes place on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019. Nevertheless, Cooper has a lot to be proud of, seeing as he's nominated for three Oscars for A Star Is Born this year.
The subpoena asks for documents related to Zuberi but doesn't offer any clues as to why his donations may be of interest. The committee was chaired by real estate developer Tom Barrack, a longtime friend of Trump.
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The Democrats are likely to meet resistance to their proposal in Congress, especially in the Republican-controlled Senate. Ocasio-Cortez, a self-described Democratic socialist, unveiled her Green New Deal on Thursday.
Chelsea want Philippe Coutinho to replace Eden Hazard
Madrid will not pay the 250 million euros Chelsea want but they could reach a deal with Hazard's contract expiring in 2020. According to reports , they have put a £100m price tag on Hazard in a bid to ward off Real's interest.
Houston Rockets acquire Iman Shumpert in three-way trade
Rockets star James Harden is also excited to have Shumpert on the team because of his ability to play all over the court. Shumpert is a free agent after this season, so they procure a pick rather than risk him walk away for nothing.
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And the two heavyweights will now go head to head in the last four in a bid to earn a place in May's final in Seville. Meanwhile, Los Blancos reached the last four, after securing an emphatic 7-3 aggregate victory over Girona.