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Lakers looking to add another 1st round draft pick, sources say

Despite his physical aspect is still a work in progress, he was fundamental in not letting the chip on his shoulder affect him and was able to carry the offensive responsibilities of the team. LaVar believes LaMelo "has the most star power" of all the Ball brothers. But if the Lakers want Lonzo - and it seems they do after trading point guard D'Angelo Russell to Brooklyn - they won't be turned off by LaVar. Read More »

Nuggets select Donovan Mitchell, send him to Jazz


In exchange, the Jazz receive the No. 13 pick to select Louisville guard Donovan Mitchell. The Jazz were the first team Mitchell worked out for and they wanted to get a shooter who can play defense. Shot selection and consistency are the two biggest areas he needs to improve, Mitchell said. Lydon led Syracuse in rebounding (8.6 per game) and ranked second in scoring (13.2 points per game) last season and brings another physical presence to the Nuggets' front court. Read More »

Kumble reveals reason why he quit as India's coach

Reportedly, some of the cricketers had problem with the tonality of his address. I am honoured by the confidence reposed in my by the CAC, in asking me to continue as Head Coach. "My biggest teachers was coach Uwe.I hated him!But stuck with him for 20 years.He always told me things I did not want to hear. #justsaying ", tweeted Bindra. Read More »

Rihanna Reacts To Cavaliers' NBA Finals Loss In Spectacular Fashion


Durant might be asked to do the same-take less than he might command elsewhere to allow Golden State to keep Andre Iguodala and Shaun Livingston without salary cap issues. "I just wanted to lay it all out there. And we did it together". James racked up 41 points, 13 rebounds and eight assists in Cleveland's Game 5 loss. Read More »

76ers draft Markelle Fultz with No. 1 pick acquired from Celtics

The team traded away their point guard D'Angelo Russell just a few days ago to make room for their pick. Washington's Markelle Fultz , wearing basketball-themed shoes, poses for photos on the red carpet before the start of the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 22, 2017 , in NY. Read More »

Triple-A team moving from Colorado Springs to San Antonio


The Brewers will still be a member of the Pioneer League — an eight-team league which includes the Idaho Falls Chukars — according to the press release. Helena Brewers players gather before the game. All of the moves are contingent upon final approval from Minor League Baseball, the Pacific Coast League and the Texas League, where appropriate. Read More »

UW's Markelle Fultz goes No

They just selected Markelle Fultz with the No. 1 overall pick in the draft and the future is bright. Markelle Fultz made a shoe statement Thursday night when the Sixers drafted the former University of Washington star with the No. Read More »

NBA Draft Selections: Tracking the Full List of Picks and Results

The Knicks formerly offered Porzingis for Booker and the No. 4 pick in this year's draft - a proposal that was quickly shut down by the Suns. But it's rare that people note one of the biggest steals in the past 20 years. By the end of the first round , 16 players who had spent one year in college had been chosen, smashing the old record of 13. Butler is a special talent. Read More »

Celtics' Danny Ainge not worried about trading away No. 1 overall pick

Fultz will join Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons , the No. 1 overall pick in 2016 who missed his rookie season due to a fractured right foot, in the Sixers' promising nucleus. "History suggests that No. 1 has the greatest odds of producing franchise-level talent, and we are confident that this year's draft class has that very potential". Read More »

UW's Markelle Fultz selected 1st overall by the Philadelphia 76e

The Los Angeles Lakers took UCLA point guard Lonzo Ball with the second overall pick. Nine of the first 10 selections played just one season of college ball. But it was just scheduling issues and it was a little delayed for me to get out there". Brett was asked what his conversations with Sam have been since the draft lottery when the #PICKSWAP with Sacramento was executed. Read More »

Ronaldo ready to pay S$22.8 million in Spanish tax fraud case

Di Maria, who now plays for French club Paris Saint-Germain, will likely not serve any prison time because sentences of less than two years for first-time offenders are usually suspended in Spain. Another Mendes client, Colombian striker Radamel Falcao, is suspected of failing to correctly declare 5.6 million euros of income earned from image rights between 2012 and 2013 while he was at Atletico Madrid. Read More »

Fultz steps out in shoes made of basketballs

Markelle Fultz had plenty of time to prepare for himself getting drafted as the number one pick in the 2017 NBA Draft , and had one hiccup in the process when the first pick changed from the Boston Celtics to the Philadelphia 76ers . Fultz has great measurements for a point guard standing at least 6-foot-4 with a 6-foot-9 or 6-foot-10 wingspan with a strong frame and very solid athleticism. Read More »

Jayson Tatum drafted by Boston with the third overall pick

In the second round , the Celtics picked up forward Semi Ojeleye from SMU at No. 37, Arizona guard Kadeem Allen at No. 53 and Cal's Jabari Bird at No. Paul George has been at the heart of the recent trade rumors. "I think it's the ideal story", Jackson said. Now if the Celtics draft Tatum they get all the parts of his game. Read More »

Di María fined for Spanish tax fraud

On Tuesday, Ronaldo was told to appear before a judge for questioning on July 31. Last week, Cristiano Ronaldo was accused by prosecutors in Spain of defrauding Spanish authorities of $16.4 million in tax between 2011 and 2014. Madrid prosecutors said that after signing for the Spanish giants from Benfica in 2010, Di Maria had used companies in Panama and Ireland to hide earnings from the marketing of image rights. Read More »

76ers select UW's Markelle Fultz with No. 1 pick

This is something I have been dreaming about", said Fultz, who played for the University of Washington Huskies last season. A record 16 freshman were selected in the first round. Ball became the first high-profile draftee under the regime of new Lakers head of basketball operations Magic Johnson. The Lakers don't appear concerned by LaVar Ball, the voluble father with aspirations of building a global sports empire around his three talented sons. Read More »

Markelle Fultz is wearing shoes made of basketballs for the NBA Draft

The Celtics, who traded the top pick to the Sixers and moved down to No. 3, went with the Duke guard, whose scoring ability fits what Boston needs. "Just a random text basically saying 'thank you, '" Brown said. "I'm a competitor", Fultz said. This is a particularly crucial draft for the Sixers. Markelle Fultz is expected by many to be the No. 1 pick in the draft. Read More »

76ers take Fultz with top pick in NBA draft

As the anticipation intensified and commissioner Adam Silver said the 76ers "were on the clock", fans at Barclays Center began chanting to express their excitement to another young piece being added to the 76ers. Ball seems certain to become the starting point guard in coach Luke Walton's up-tempo offense after D'Angelo Russell is officially traded to Brooklyn . Read More »

Prince Philip leaves hospital after treatment for infection

The queen missed a traditional Christmas church service previous year for the first time in decades because of a heavy cold and was hospitalized in March 2013 with symptoms of gastroenteritis. There is likely to be concern for the Duke given his age of 96, but he was out of his hospital bed earlier on Wednesday and a Palace spokesman said he was in "good spirits". Read More »

Dodgers hit 3 more HRs, complete 4-game sweep of Mets


Trump said.@POTUS: It would be a attractive thing if we could get together as 2 parties that love our country, and come up with that great healthcare. He's the third Mets starter now on the disabled list along with closer Jeurys Familia. The Mets were trailing 2-1 in the fourth inning when they chose to intentionally walk Joc Pederson in a 3-0 count to face Puig in hope of getting a double play. Read More »

Philadelphia 76ers select Fultz with number one overall pick


Philly worked out Fultz on the same day that they made the deal with the Celtics. Known for his all around offensive ability and athleticism, Fultz starred in his lone year at the University of Washington , averaging 23 points per game, along with more than five rebounds and five assists. Read More »

76ers pick Fultz No. 1 overall in NBA Draft


Fultz averaged 23.2 points, 5.7 rebounds and 5.9 assists in 25 games during his lone college season at Washington , excelling on a team that finished 9-22 and lost its final 13 games. Fox ended up in the same state as Ball, who he outplayed when Kentucky ousted UCLA in the NCAA Tournament . "I knew right before the draft something insane was going to happen". Read More »

Top pick Fultz shows off memorable suit jacket

Simmons averaged 19.2 points, 11.8 rebounds and 4.8 assists and was a consensus first-team All-American in his lone year at LSU. "I think that I get to learn that much more, especially from a veteran team that knows what it takes to get there". Read More »

Boston renames street after retired Red Sox player Ortiz


The mayor's office says a street near Fenway Park now known as Yawkey Way Extension will be renamed David Ortiz Drive. Ortiz's farewell past year was a season-long affair in which he was showered with gifts on the road and celebrated for an entire weekend at Fenway. Read More »

Celtics select Jayson Tatum with No. 3 pick in draft


And now they have a slew of young forwards between Jackson, Marquese Chriss, T.J. Warren and Dragan Bender. Jackson plays with an attitude to his game, something Phoenix coach Earl Watson loves in his players. Ainge, who played for the Sacramento Kings (1989-1990), acknowledged he wasn't thrilled to make the long trip and not get to see Jackson workout. "I think that he's a guy that we thought really highly of from Day 1", Stevens said. Read More »

Nick Young chooses free agency after 4 years with Lakers


Swaggy P was envigorated last season uder new head coach Luke Walton , who encouraged him to shoot the ball form deep, which translated to a much-improved effort on the defenseive end. He also may be looking for a place where he can get some minutes. Still, the 31-year-old Young is interested in maximizing his earnings. The Los Angeles native realized a childhood dream by joining the Lakers, but the 10-year National Basketball Association veteran's tenure has coincided with the worst ... Read More »