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Nets grab Texas one-and-done big man Allen with 22nd pick


The Celtics chose to move down in Thursday's draft by giving the pick to the Philadelphia 76ers , who began the night by taking Markelle Fultz of the University of Washington. The Nets had to make the 27th pick before the trade could become official and took Kyle Kuzma from Utah for Los Angeles. Barring any trades, the Nets will select again at No. Read More »

Clippers gauging interest for potential DeAndre Jordan deal


The Phoenix Suns were one of the teams the Clippers discussed a trade with, per Haynes, including sending Jordan to the Suns for Tyson Chandler and the No. Haynes notes that Los Angeles was already trying to gauge interest on Jordan before recently bringing on Jerry West as a consultant. Chris Paul and Blake Griffin are unrestricted free agents facing massive paydays and, given the way that the Clippers have constructed their roster, "Plan B" does not appear to be in place if ... Read More »

Cavaliers are still in the mix for Pacers forward — Paul George trade


If Butler is still in a Bulls uniform come late Thursday night, Wade has already opted in for $23.8 million, making sure that two of the "Three Alphas" will be reunited. If James made a decision to leave, Irving could follow. They managed to win a game handily in Cleveland during the NBA Finals and almost had a win in Game 3. Read More »

Kings select Kentucky point guard De'Aaron Fox with 5th pick


He was named the 2016-17 national player of the year by 10 different entities: Wooden, Naismith, NABC, Associated Press, USBWA Oscar Robertson, Sporting News, CBS Sports, USA Today, Bleacher Report and NBC Sports. Mason also played AAU ball for Team Loaded. Jackson really turned the corner as a shooter during his junior season, turning in 1.15 points per possession on catch-and-shoot opportunities. Read More »

Magic draft Florida State's Isaac with sixth overall pick


As a freshman with the Seminoles, Issac averaged 12 point, 7.8 rebounds and shot 51 percent from the field and 35 percent from three point range. Isaac is the second one-and-done player in school history to be taken in the first round of the draft, joining former FSU guard Malik Beasley , who spent his rookie season with the Denver Nuggets in 2016. Read More »

Pistons take Duke's Kennard with No. 12 pick


Last year, though, Kennard helped save the Blue Devils' season by emerging as the go-to option - even on one of the most loaded Duke classes we've ever seen. When he returned, he was a diminished and the Pistons suffered from the down season of their most important offensive player. At 6'6, Kennard has size to rise over or bump defenders away from him for mid-range shots, something that should separate him from other shooters who only had average athleticism like Jimmer Fredette . Read More »

Portugal Prepare For New Zealand Clash After Beating Russia

All Whites captain Wood failed to capitalise on several half-chances but the Leeds United striker made no mistake in the 42nd minute. Meanwhile in Moscow , hosts Russian Federation face a first-round exit at their home tournament after, seemingly inevitably, Cristiano Ronaldo's goal for Portugal forced them to need a win against the fiery Mexicans to make it into the next round. Read More »

Giorgi upsets Svitolina at Birmingham


The two players may have been wearing exactly the same red and blue striped outfit, but there was no mistaking who was mainlining proper form. She will play Australia's Ashleigh Barty next. Second-seed Elina Svitolina of Ukraine was also knocked out at the Edgbaston Priory Club on Thursday after suffering a surprise three-set defeat by Italian qualifier Camila Giorgi. Read More »

Leeds United All But Done For Mateusz Klich


Yet it appears that new boss Christiansen is planning for life after the young defender by reportedly eyeing up a move for Dutch full-back van Peppen. Leeds narrowly missed out on the Championship play-off places this season, securing an impressive seventh place finish. Christiansen told SPORT that he was thrilled to get the Leeds job, describing it as a "magnificent challenge" and commenting that he is the "happiest guy in the world". Read More »

Manchester United make £62m bid for PSG defender Marquinhos


The move from United is surprising considering they've already snapped up centre-back Victor Lindelof from Portuguese side Benfica earlier in the transfer window. Barcelona have coveted the Brazil worldwide ever since his Roma days - he moved from the Italian side to the French capital four years ago for €31.4 million - but the Catalans latest offer of €40 million is well below PSG's valuation of the player, according to Globo Esporte . Read More »

A Surprising NBA Team Is Going To Go Hard After Chris Paul

Sources told Stein the Rockets have at least four top-tier free agents in their sights: Chris Paul , Blake Griffin , Kyle Lowry and Paul Millsap . Houston's roster only needs minor improvements, especially following an impressive campaign. He can effectively play off the ball on offense by providing reliable shooting; on the other side of the ball he's one of the toughest defenders in the league. Read More »

ICC may have two World T20s instead of Champions Trophy


About 100 Pakistanis and cricket fans, old and young, gathered at the corner of Foster and Coney Island Avenues to celebrate Pakistan's historic win against its long-time rival, India , in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Champions Trophy Finals yesterday. Read More »

Virat Kohli says, we respect Kumble's decision to step out

Whether India bat or ball first, India would win this match against inexperienced West Indies team. The top two from the qualifiers will complete the 10-team line-up for the ICC's pinnacle 50-over event. There have been many reports of disagreements between Kumble and skipper Kohli, and it has emerged that Kohli had conveyed "strong reservations" over Kumble continuing as India coach to the Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC), comprising Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and VVS ... Read More »

Hornets select guard Malik Monk with No

John Calipari has been known to bring in great point guard recruits, who don't spend much time in college because they become terrific National Basketball Association prospects. Depth has been a major concern for the Hornets , based on the weak performance from the second unit in a 36-46 season. He posted career highs in points (11.1), assists (9.1), field goal percentage (40.2 percent) and free-throw percentage (89.1) last season. Read More »

Major League Baseball Draft Begins Monday June 12

If you have followed baseball's draft the past few years the future is now for all 30 of the clubs in Major League Baseball. Greene came close to becoming the first high school right-handed pitcher to ever be selected No. Then it was McKay, another two-way star from Louisville, going fourth to the Rays as a first baseman. Daily sports headlines from across Gwinnett County, including high school , professional and college news. Read More »

Ocean Unfriends Team New Zealand In America's Cup


He radioed to the race committee that he was withdrawing. In the first race, Artemis was penalized at the last mark, allowing the Kiwis to win. The Brits tried to get back to the dock to replace the wing. "But all of us sitting here aren't going to pass criticism", he said during a news conference. Hopefully, the day off yesterday gave teams the time needed to bring their boats back to 100 per cent performance levels. Read More »

Michael Vick's father arrested on drug-ring charges


Seven of the 12 charged made court appearances though Boddie has not yet been taken into custody, according to The Washington Post . From 2014-2017, the group conspired to distribute and possess with intent to distribute one kilogram or more of heroin, according to the indictment. Read More »

New Zealand beats Oracle in America's Cup opener in Bermuda


But the post-race race words of Jimmy Spithill will sound a warning and serve as a reminder for Emirates Team New Zealand; "We have been here before", says the American skipper. His answer crushed then-Kiwi skipper Dean Barker, who looked as if he'd seen a disgusting apparition. New Zealand were well clear, and within sight of the line at the time. Read More »

FIFA Confederations Cup: Mexico came from behind to beat New Zealand

Ronaldo's eighth-minute header in Moscow gave Portugal their first win in the tournament and victory over New Zealand on Saturday would secure a semi-final spot. "But it's a 90-minute game and we have to have a look at what happened during the second half". The match turned when Porto midfielder Hector Herrera came on for the second half and Mexico's attacks started to flow. Read More »

Germany hold off Confederations Cup challenge from Australia


In the second half Joshua Kimmich ideal pass brought on the strike Goretzka and teammate Yevhen Konoplyanka at Schalke from a lethal position has not missed. A firebrand of attacking football, Postecoglou's determination to play fast, risky, aggressive football stems from his faith in Australian players' ability to match it with the best. Read More »

Andre Ward scores TKO win over Sergey Kovalev in 8th round


Now 33 years old and seven months past an initial victory many considered debatable, Ward out-bullied the heretofore more menacing Kovalev with precise head shots and debilitating body blows on the way to an eighth-round stoppage that let him retain his three-belt hold on the 175-pound ranks. Read More »

Fleury, Neal, Methot highlight Golden Knights' expansion draft picks


The league also had a special video tribute for Bryan Bickell after the Carolina Hurricanes forward was forced to retire at the end of the season after being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. The Penguins visit the Chicago Blackhawks on October 5 in a matchup of the only teams to win the Cup three times in the salary-cap era. George McPhee secured a king's ransom to avoid selecting certain players in the Vegas Golden Knights' expansion draft, and he's not done dealing. Read More »