Zack Greinke's calf feels no different than it did yesterday. Manager Don Mattingly said the team is going to be real cautious with him and no timetable for his return.
Well that's a bummer. The injury was deemed minor in the grand scheme of things as it didn't involve the shoulder or the elbow, but a lingering calf problem can just as easily derail a season. The Dodgers are justified in their cautious approach, so expect Greinke to be idle for more than just a few days here. How this will affect his status for Opening Day is yet to be determined.ANALYST: Howard Bender
Rajon Rondo has agreed to a one-year deal with the Kings.
There was some late buzz that Rondo could join the Lakers, but instead he'll sign with the Sacramento Kings for a one-year, $10 million deal. Rondo's season fell apart in 2014 after being traded to Dallas, but expectations will still be high for the point guard due to his track record. That being said, last year's meltdown for Rondo was jarring, as his assists per game fell from 10.8 to 6.5, and his rebounds went from 7.5 to 4.5 per game. Hopefully Rondo will become better acclimated with his team in Dallas, as if he can get it together, Rondo could be a key piece in his new team's playoff bid. Analysis: Ben Diamond
Patrick Beverley has agreed to a four-year deal with the Rockets.
The 26-year old will return to Houston after spending his first three seasons with the team, averaging 8.9 points, 3 assists, and 4.2 rebounds per game over his tenure. Last season was his best as a professional, and Beverley will look to earn an expanded role in the backcourt next season after averaging 30.8 minutes last season. The four-year deal is worth $25 million. Analysis: Ben Diamond