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Draft the destination after dizzying days of deals across league

The Los Angeles Lakers used the second pick to choose University of California at Los Angeles point guard Lonzo Ball . When guard Markelle Fultz went No. "Tonight was supposed to be a good night". De'Aaron Fox, a point guard who scored 39 points against Ball-led UCLA in the national college tournament, is also among the top prospects. Read More »

Hornets trade 31st pick Frank Jackson to Pelicans

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Despite swirling rumors of the purple and orange landing everyone from Kristaps Porziņģis , Kevin Love, Paul George, Jimmy Buttler , Paul Milsap , and Emmanuel Mudiay the team exercised restraint to make the right decision by allowing, what very likely could end being the best player in the draft, to fall into their lap. Read More »

Celtics draft SMU's Semi Ojeleye at No. 37 overall

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Ojeleye was also named the AAC Player of the Year, and was (obviously) named to the First Team All-AAC. Many mock drafts foresaw him getting drafted towards the end of the first round. Brown was picked 46th by the Philadelphia 76ers, but the Milwaukee Bucks are finalizing a trade for him. A physical and statistical standout after transferring from Duke to SMU for this junior season, the 6-foot-7 Ojeleye averaged 18.5 points, 6.5 boards, and 1.5 assists in 31 contests for the Mustangs this ... Read More »

Fiji down Scotland in Suva dogfight

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The 33-year-old capped his outing with a try , but Fiji spoiled the party at ANZ National Stadium as Scotland crashed back down to earth following their sensational win over Australia last time out. Scotland lifted their game in the second half, levelling proceedings via Jackson in the 54th minute and scoring another try but they never led as Seniloli's five-pointer and Volavlo's conversion and three penalties saw the Fijians home. Read More »

Angel Di Maria agrees to deal in Spain over tax fraud

Perez, who was re-elected unopposed this week, defended the player in a full-length interview with Onda Cero in which he claimed the tax issues were simply a "misunderstanding" and denied that Ronaldo would ask to leave in an attempt to have any fines paid by the club. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo to testify in court over tax evasion claims

The four-time world player of the year, who said last week his "conscience is clear", is threatening to leave Real Madrid over the affair. Also previous year, Barcelona star Lionel Messi and father Jorge Horacio Messi were found guilty of tax fraud and given 21-month sentences, which will likely be suspended. Read More »

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

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Before the Cavaliers announced that they will not keep him as general manager, Griffin was reportedly deep into negotiations with the Bulls involving Butler. The Cleveland Cavaliers are now without a general manager after moving on from David Griffin earlier in the week. According to Bleacher Report , in a tweet , he shared the information while adding that under David Griffin, an Irving trade was impossible. Read More »

Mourinho accused of tax fraud while at Real Madrid

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He's coaching Manchester United . That's not what Mourinho wants do according to Marca for a couple of reasons. Mourinho left Real Madrid in 2013 to manage English club Chelsea for a second spell before signing with United in 2016. They added that Mourinho had already dealt with questions raised by tax authorities in 2015, settling issues with his 2011 and 2012 filings and reaching a settlement regarding 2013. Read More »

Coyotes trade Murphy, Dauphin for Chicago's Hjalmarsson

The Chicago Blackhawks have acquired defenseman Connor Murphy and forward Laurent Dauphin from the Arizona Coyotes in exchange for defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson . It also creates valuable cap space for the Blackhawks. "You know what you're getting". Bowman stressed that while Saad is a proven fit on Toews' line, the team isn't trying to recreate the formula they had before, but trying to push forward with something new. Read More »

Former Man Utd star Di Maria given suspended prison sentence

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But tax authorities later found that some of the information presented in that settlement was incorrect, the prosecutors said. The statement said that the Spanish government, through tax authorities, "issued a certificate in which it attested that he had regularized his position and was in compliance with all his tax obligations". Read More »

Donnarumma? There´s nothing new - Fassone

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AC Milan CEO Marco Fassone said there is no update on wantaway goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma as the teenage sensation heads for the exit door. Asked about Donnarumma, Fassone said via Milan TV: "There's nothing new". "I hope the noise of media will lower soon, we won't influence Gigio's decision, we only want him to be happy as we want the best for him". With the Rossoneri having now suspended the search for a new goalkeeper and replacement for Donnarumma, the coach is hopeful of ... Read More »

Spanish prosecutors accuse Mourinho of 3.3 mln eur tax fraud

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Legal problems? Ronaldo barely gives them a thought, they suggested . Speaking about Ronaldo's reported desire to leave the club, Perez added: 'Not I, nor anyone at Madrid , is contemplating that Cristiano could leave the club'. Giant European superclubs, including Manchester United , have expressed interest in signing the player if the news of him leaving Los Blancos is proved to be true. Read More »

NHL, players' union help Fighting Illini to study adding hockey

The Hawks are hosting the National Hockey League draft for the first time and with a large crowd expected at the arena, the source said "there is no way" the team will want to wait until pick No. Mittelstadt tallied 23 goals and 49 assists in 30 games this season. He's only the second goalie taken in the first round of the NHL Draft over the last five years. Read More »

LaVar Ball absolutely owned the 2017 NBA Draft

The UCLA guard has been largely overshadowed by his loquacious father, LaVar Ball , throughout the draft process. You do if you're Magic. Harden has a huge chest and the ability to control a defender on his hip in a way that perhaps no other point guard has, which allows him to make plays at the rim; Durant is seven feet tall, which makes his long shooting motion almost unblockable on the perimeter. Read More »

Philadelphia Sixers take guard Markelle Fultz with top pick of National Basketball Association draft

Winner: Lonzo Ball . Went No. 2 to the Lakers , as expected, making the Pac-12 the first conference since the SEC in 2012 to claim the No. 1 and 2 selections. "They were just open arms", Lonzo said of his Lakers workout. THEIR TIME TO SHINE: With so much trade speculation about All-Stars such as Paul George and Jimmy Butler , there hasn't been as much focus as usual leading into Thursday on the players who are in the draft. Read More »

Desiigner Is An 'All-Out Champion' In His Wild New Video

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If you've ever seen a Desiigner show or any of his other music videos, you already know he goes extra hard whenever he's performing, and the visual for "Outlet" is no exception. Pogba then finds the time to get - or shall I say "keep" - his body right while lifting weights, and doing chin-ups and push-ups. Peep the video for yourself just below. Read More »

Ace Shuttler Kidambi Srikanth Reaches Final of Australia Super Series

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The Indian shuttler took just 37 minutes to brush aside his Chinese opponent and storm into the title clash where he will play the victor of the other semi-final between China's Chen Long and South Korea's Lee Hyun Il. That however, was the last gush of adrenaline the Chinese could muster. From there on, Srikanth notched up his attacking performance and despite some handsome drop shots from Shi, the world No.11 sailed ahead to make it 20-13. Read More »

New York Knicks: Who is Frank Ntilikina?

The only thing that trade guarantees is a frenzy of salty Knicks fans roasting Phil Jackson to no end on Twitter . Adrian Wojnarowski elaborated on the negotiations saying that the Lakers would not include the second pick or Brandon Ingram in a trade. Read More »