By Rob Mason, PSO President of Sports Operations
Nov 01, 2019

‘The Best in Sports’ is a daily PSO original series showcasing the best highlights, facts, and stories going on in the land of the NFL, NBA, & MLB every day. Get a recap on EVERYTHING that happened yesterdayΒ here.Β 

Here is the best from October 31, 2019:

If Kawhi never asked to be traded from San Antonio, many NBA fans would credit any Spurs success to Gregg Popovich, not Kawhi Leonard, unlike in Toronto where Leonard is now praised as “The Best Player on the Planet” after bringing a title north of the border. On Thursday, he reminded Pop and NBA fans alike of how far he’s come since departing from Texas.

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Jimmy G and newly acquired Emmanuel Sanders led SF’s offense in Arizona as the 49ers extend their undefeated streak to 8-0.

Related: NFL Week 9

Michael Porter Jr. made his NBA debut after sitting out the first few games. If MPJ can stay healthy, the Missouri product could become one of the best players in the NBA someday.

Related: NBA Future

Kendrick Nunn certainly hasn’t looked like an undrafted Free Agent thus far in his rookie season as he leads all rookies in scoring thus far.

Related: NBA Facts

Here are the best highlights from Thursday’s Halloween games.

Related: NBA Top Highlights

Kyler Murray and Andy Isabella connected only once on TNF, and it was for the longest TD by rookies in almost half a century.

Related: NFL Top Highlights

After a short stint in New England, Josh Gordon will officially be looking for a new team now, but this time it isn’t because of his previous substance abuse issues (although it may have played a part).Β 

Related: NFL Updates

After Ned Yost retired, the Kansas City Royals will replace their World Champion manager with a manager still looking for his first World Series appearance.

Related: MLB Updates

Now that the World Series is over, MLB teams are officially picking up or declining club options for the 2020 season, and there’s plenty of big names’ options to be decided.

Related: MLB Free Agency

While most people think of October 31st as Halloween, NBA GM’s focus on the rookie team option deadline. Most players have already been decided on, but there were a few notable names that still had to have their 2020-21 option exercised or declined before the deadline passed.Β 

Related: NBA Season Preview

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San Antonio Spurs vs. Los Angeles Clippers

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