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UW's Fultz goes to 76ers with top pick

A record 16 freshmen were taken in Round 1, including a new high for first-year players selected in the lottery. The Sixers kept the project rolling later in the first round, striking a deal with Orlando to acquire the 25th pick, center Anzejs Pasecniks from Latvia. Read More »

Josh Jackson Fires Wild First Pitch Before Diamondbacks Game


But it was far from the first time Ainge has received an outrageous demand for his assets from the Nets deal, including a Chicago demand past year for the 2017 and 2018 Nets picks in addition to two players for Butler. Al Horford is already 31. He was ranked interchangeably with Kansas' Josh Jackson , whose versatile game on both ends projected him as a top-four pick on Thursday. Read More »

Rio Ferdinand sends message to Man United fans about Cristiano Ronaldo


A Spanish judge has summoned Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo to court to answer questions after he was accused of tax fraud by a state prosecutor. Ronaldo is now playing for Portugal at the ongoing FIFA Confederations Cup in Russian Federation, where he scored the decisive goal in their 1-0 victory over hosts Russian Federation in Moscow on Wednesday. Read More »

Farrell shows class in Lions' win over Crusaders

Highlanders coach Scott McLeod said: "For some players, it will be the biggest game in their lives". "I suppose with the work you do behind the scenes in reviews and meetings, we'll get better from there". Their matches tend to be open and high-scoring and they will have All Blacks flyhalf Lima Sopoaga and winger Waisake Naholo among a risky crop of backs ready to capitalise on any lapses in the touring side's defensive line. Read More »

Parade of forwards at top of National Hockey League draft

But the best was the deal with the Islanders, in which the Golden Knights passed on Strome and instead received goalie Jean-Francois Berube, centre Mikail Grabovski, defensive prospect Jake Bischoff and this year's first-round pick and a second-round pick in 2019. Read More »

Heavyweights Germany, Chile in Battle Royale


Meanwhile, Australia will play Cameroon in St Petersburg tonight with both teams knowing they can ill afford another loss. Chile and Germany are now in the first two places of their Group B having four points each ahead of Australia and Cameroon (one point each). Read More »

Surprise! Lonzo Ball releases Lakers-inspired ZO2 shoes

Luckily, he won't be asked to do a ton offensively at first, with Clarkson, Larry Nance Jr. and Ivica Zubac expected to get the bulk of the touches off the bench. It's fun to me and I know it's going to be fun here. By the end of the evening, the Lakers had added not only Ball, but also power forward Kyle Kuzma (No. Read More »

Bulls throw Butler to the Wolves on draft night

Fultz said a crispy chicken sandwich is his good-luck charm, so he was thrilled upon finding out via Google search that his new home has seven Chick-fil-As (including the one at the airport). National Basketball Association teams from across the league have picked the best young players from around the world in the 2017 draft. If the first-rounder, which came from the Thunder in the Jerami Grant deal, doesn't convey, it'd become a pair of second-round picks. Read More »

Danny Ainge: No Recent Effort to Add Jimmy Butler


In an interview after the NBA Draft , Celtics president #Danny Ainge made comments that made it sound like Boston didn't draft Jackson because he canceled his workout with the team at the last minute. 1 overall by the Philadelphia 76ers . It made Tatum not the compromise, but the best fit for a team that's still in position to be a big player in free agency this summer. Read More »

The Red Bull set the tone, Lance Stroll sixth

In an error-strewn session, a red flag period hampered Daniel Ricciardo's running slightly and the second Red Bull ended up third overall, with Valtteri Bottas splitting the pair. "The auto was working straightaway so the correlation is good and I think from the engine side we had a little bit of an update, so that is always positive", added Verstappen. Read More »

Jose Mourinho Wants £100m Harry Kane Instead Of Cristiano Ronaldo


He initially wanted to quit the Bernabeu believing the La Liga and Champions League champions had not backed him over his tax charge. Last weekend the papers were full of reports claiming Ronaldo could leave Real Madrid to return to Old Trafford amid his tax problems in Spain, however within a week that story has subsided as Cristiano prepares to settle his debts with the tax man. Read More »

Federer beats Khachanov to reach Halle Open final


In May, he announced he would be missing the French Open and the rest of the clay-court season to concentrate on the grass and hard-court seasons. I am sorry for her and hope she soon gets a bit better. Zverev won the tournaments in Montpellier and Munich before winning his maiden ATP World Tour Masters 1000 title in Rome. He has reached the final in four of his six tournaments this year. Read More »

Josh Jackson drawing interest from teams looking to trade into top four


Boston had also reportedly considered Kansas' Josh Jackson , but he never worked out for Boston . The Boston Celtics are a team that has been mentioned in plenty of National Basketball Association rumors lately. "He's kind of an isolation scorer that's got great length. He makes 85 percent of his free throws". But after they got the third pick, we tried to schedule something for me to get out there, but it was just scheduling issues and it was just a little too late for me to get out ... Read More »

England bowl against South Africa in 2nd T20

This happened while Roy was rushing back after his partner Liam Livingston refused a run, as he turned and ran across the pitch and the ball struck his boot as he made his way back. De Villiers had made a relatively pedestrian half-century in Southampton. One of those sixes sailed over the stadium and into the river. He also accounted for Chris Morris before a excellent yorker bowled Andile Phehlukwayo for a golden duck. Read More »

Happy Hamilton enjoys 'stroll in the park'


But Mercedes , and in particular Hamilton, will be delighted with their recovery after a weekend to forget at the previous round in Monaco a fortnight ago. It will be a major challenge for Hamilton to hold him off in the race. Vettel had to pursue his own singular race and did so with admirable determination. Read More »

War of Words heats up ahead of first test


Asked if the Lions had been stymied, the 53-year-old said: "Absolutely, yeah". "Any Test in the All Blacks environment is huge, and I think things are slowly starting to amplify now that we are finally getting to the first Lions Test", Kaino said. Read More »

Germany's Loew to rotate against Chile with 100th win in sight

The South American champions almost doubled the lead in the 20th minute as Eduardo Vargas rattled the bar with a long shot. Germany's captain of the tournament Julian Draxler also tried his luck from range but did not get the goal he was looking for as the all flew out of danger. Read More »

Sixers clear way to make Markelle Fultz the No. 1 pick


However, if either of those 2019 picks result in the first overall selection, Boston will receive the other first round pick instead. "Even before the lottery, we have been evaluating these kids for the last few years, and we felt that they were all close", he said of the talent level between Fultz, Ball, Jackson and Tatum. Read More »

Semi Ojeleye drafted by Boston in second round


Kadeem Allen was drafted number 53 overall in the second round by the Boston Celtics. The pick was a few spots lower than where most mock drafts predicted Ojeleye to go. A lot guys would be crushed, but he worked and worked. He goes from oblivion into a draft choice. He will be joining a team on the rise in the Bucks, as 22-year-old superstar forward Giannis Antetokounmpo led them into the playoffs last season. Read More »

Sixers looking to sign Joel Embiid to contract extension this summer

So, we've only gotten limited glimpses of Embiid, but what we've seen has been tantalizing. If the two sides can't reach a deal by October 31 (the deadline), Embiid will play out this season then be a restricted free agent next season. Sixers owner Joshua Harris said at a press conference that the team is looking to keep Embiid around for as long as they can, and an extension this summer would do just that. Read More »