Houston Rockets forward P.J. Tucker may have two years left on his current deal, but it’s never too early to start talking extension. When does Tucker want those conversations to take place? Right now, according to The Athletic.
Sarah: Manafort provided internal polling data from Trump’s campaign to suspected Russian intelligence operative Konstantin Kilimnik, also various officials attended big-ticket events hosted by Trump’s inauguration committee, using the opportunity to meet with Republican lawmakers and Trump allies, including by holding some meetings at Trump’s hotel in Washington. Several of the officials reportedly hoped to gauge how they could become influential in the eyes of the new administration, in order to boost issues favorable to Russia — such as lifting U.S. sanctions imposed after Russia’s seizure of Crimea — or land business deals.