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Josh Jackson selected No. 4 overall by the Phoenix Suns

Suns general manager Ryan McDonough said Jackson's versatility was indeed something that intrigued the team. Markelle Fultz, Lonzo Ball and Jayson Tatum would not have been better fits on the floor between Booker and Marquese Chriss, so despite falling back in the lottery to number four, Jackson still would have likely been the best fit for this roster, if the Suns even selected first ove... [Full Article...]

Knicks look overseas for help with No 8 pick

The Celtics have been busy and have reportedly made trade offers regarding Pozingis Thursday. And despite the Knicks poor record (80-166) in three full seasons he's been team president, Jackson addressed the "uneasy" fans in NY who are anxious about the ballclub's direction. [Full Article...]

76ers get No. 1 pick from Celtics

Both relied on athleticism and their length to succeed in college. While there have been inquires on the No. 2 pick, sources said it remains unlikely the Lakers would trade out of that position. If De'Aaron Fox hadn't been on National Basketball Association teams' radars during his freshman season, he was after outplaying Lonzo Ball in Kentucky's Sweet 16 win over UCLA. [Full Article...]

Cubs' Addison Russell calls wife abuse allegation 'false'

Cubs' Addison Russell calls wife abuse allegation 'false' The post and a subsequent comment were soon deleted from her account , and comments were turned off as well. Pittsburgh feeling the pressure ahead of Game 5Dramatic Game 3 ends on KD's. The news about Russell surprised teammates, some saying they were reserving judgment until the issue is resolved. Melisa Russell's plans to split from husband Addison Russell could be interpreted from the ha... [Full Article...]

Why Arsenal's deal for Alexandre Lacazette could hasten Alexis Sanchez's exit

Why Arsenal's deal for Alexandre Lacazette could hasten Alexis Sanchez's exit Lyon would be reluctant to sell Lacazette , who has spent his entire career at the club, but the monstrous bid from the north London outfit will certainly be tempting, and is believed to be enough for them to consider the deal. Earlier, Lacazette was on the verge of moving to Atletico Madrid, but the "Plans" failed to challenge the prohibition on transfers by Federation Internationale de Football... [Full Article...]

Draft prospect says Phil Jackson dozed during his workout with Knicks

The Knicks selected Porzingis with the No. 4 pick in the 2015 National Basketball Association draft. During the past season, Ntilikina played 19.2 minutes per game for Strasbourg , not unimpressive in Europe, where young promising players often sit behind older players. [Full Article...]

Abbotsford's Ryan Craig named Vegas Golden Knights coach

Abbotsford's Ryan Craig named Vegas Golden Knights coach Vegas must select one player from each team to fill a roster of at least 14 forwards , nine defensemen and three goalies, with a minimum of 20 players under contract for the 2017-18 season. "I think there's going to be a lot of interest from players in playing in Las Vegas". That's a complicated issue and there is no guarantee players raise the cap as much as possible this time around, especially... [Full Article...]

ICC Champions Trophy: Morgan unbowed as befuddled England fluff their lines

ICC Champions Trophy: Morgan unbowed as befuddled England fluff their lines Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur said before the semi-final that if his side played their "best game" they could "put pressure" on England . He went on to say, "We all know what happens and what not, and I can't tell you how they have won the games, I can't name them". [Full Article...]

Nylon Calculus: Offering Danny Ainge advice on the No. 3 pick, again

He's a great, great scorer. He was ranked interchangeably with Kansas' Josh Jackson , whose versatile game on both ends projected him as a top-four pick on Thursday. Of Brad Stevens , Smith said, "He knows basketball". Landing in Phoenix is potentially better than going to the Sixers or Lakers - and I'll explain why in a sec - but in the interview room afterward, Jackson said he wants to mak... [Full Article...]

Markelle Fultz set for the stage of being No. 1 pick

Los Angeles, under new basketball operations chief Earvin "Magic" Johnson , paved the way for a return to their "Showtime" flair by trading young point guard D'Angelo Russell and taking dazzling backcourtman Lonzo Ball of UCLA with the second pick. [Full Article...]

Record number of one-and-dones taken in NBA Draft

Bridges was still behind a few freshmen in the 2017 recruiting class who figure to be one-and-done players, but he should emerge as one of the more polished players in the draft whenever he leaves Michigan State. According to reports , Fultz felt like he belonged in Boston , but rumors circulated that the Celtics were not sold on the guard following his pre-draft workout. [Full Article...]

India arrests 15 for cheering Pakistan in Champions Trophy

India arrests 15 for cheering Pakistan in Champions Trophy The 15 villagers were produced before a court on Tuesday that sent them to jail for 14 days. Please Wait while comments are loading. The officer said they had also been charged with criminal conspiracy after the celebrations continued for hours. [Full Article...]

Cavs Won't Be Acquiring Paul George Or Jimmy Butler

A few days ago, Jimmy Butler of the Chicago Bulls was reportedly pushing for a trade to the Cavaliers . As far as Irving, through back channels he has made it known that Chicago would be a place he would be interested to play, especially if the Cavaliers dynasty begins falling apart should LeBron James start shopping elsewhere. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation 2-0 New Zealand: Hosts win Confederations Cup Group A opener

But rejoice team Stanislav Cherchesova exactly early. New Zealand lost 1-0 to Belarus in their final match of preparations, and Kosta Barbarouses and Ipswich Town's Tommy Smith replaced Themistoklis Tzimopoulos and Shane Smeltz in the starting lineup. [Full Article...]

Lions building nicely ahead of tests - Gatland

The Lions were awarded a penalty try, which resulted in Brown receiving his 10-minute sojourn on the sidelines, then Nowell and Jared Payne both touched down while he was off the field as the visitors' sustained pressure finally paid off. [Full Article...]

Blues acquire Brayden Schenn in draft-day trade with Flyers

Blues acquire Brayden Schenn in draft-day trade with Flyers So the Blues gave up a couple picks to get the superior of two players on similar deals. They traded back into the first round by acquiring the No. 31 pick from the Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins. Lehtera only scored seven times in the 2016-2017 season in a year that many considered disappointing. With the pick, the Flyers selected center Morgan Frost . [Full Article...]

Russians hit the bar as beer ban lifted for Confed Cup

Russians hit the bar as beer ban lifted for Confed Cup Some players even struggled to find the words to sum up how they felt, as they faced the media just before midnight at Sochi stadium. The group was allegedly planning to test security arrangements at the ongoing FIFA Confederations Cup in the city. [Full Article...]

McDavid, Matthews in action on opening night of 2017-18 NHL season

McDavid, Matthews in action on opening night of 2017-18 NHL season The Vegas Golden Knights finally have some players to put on the desert ice this fall. The Golden Knights selected one player from each of the 30 National Hockey League teams to create their roster. 1 pick in the 2003 NHL Draft . "It was a big crowd tonight, and with the way our team is looking, I like it". But I've been saying I'd trade in all three of these awards just to win one award,... [Full Article...]

Warriors' Kerr to pursue more answers for health issues

Warriors' Kerr to pursue more answers for health issues Ask the Buffalo Bills if they'd rather go to four straight Super Bowls or win just one. KD averaged 35.2 points, 8.2 rebounds, 5.4 assists, 1.6 blocks, and 1 steal per game during the finals, en route to being named the 2017 NBA Finals MVP. [Full Article...]

NBA draft draws second-largest audience on ESPN

With Fultz adding his scoring proficiency alongside the pass-first Simmons and Embiid, the Sixers are hoping their painstaking "Process" finally takes the next step into the postseason. "Joel will come out and [say] something similar", said Brown, who watched both Simmons and Embiid get a workout in at the facility. Sixers fans have been very patient, and they may have stay that way. [Full Article...]


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