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Author: 0 Jayson Tatum worked out for Sixers

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. " Derek Bodner of Draft Express said in his scouting report the Duke prospect, "Tatum stands just over 6'8" in shoes, with a 6'11" wingspan and an upper body that looks as if it can fill out over time as he matures physically.

Sport Mavs Take NC State's Dennis Smith Jr. In NBA Draft
Author: 0 Mavs Take NC State's Dennis Smith Jr. In NBA Draft

The deal the Celtics struck with the 76ers guarantees them an additional first-round pick, so they have some room to decide exactly what they want out of this year's draft. Agents and players have all sorts of motivations to get to certain places". Danny Ainge is keeping everyone guessing over what moves the Celtics will make in the off-season but they can no longer be considered a surprise package next year.

Author: 0 Lakers grab Lonzo Ball with 2nd overall pick in NBA draft

Ball seems certain to become the starting point guard in coach Luke Walton's up-tempo offense after D'Angelo Russell is traded to Brooklyn. This pick, and Johnson's reaction to it, indicates that among all of the drama, Ball was always his No.

Author: 0 India stroll into semi-finals with rout of South Africa

AB de Villiers has struggled throughout the tournament and departed for just 16 as Hardik Pandya ran him out from point. "I'm a good captain and I can take this team forward and win the World Cup I believe, I love doing it". "We had a similar opportunity where it was needed for someone, or, two guys to just put the pressure back on the Indian team and you run with it", said du Plessis.

Author: 0 Warren Gatland praises Irish star when asked about Test team

Lions coach Gatland wasn't getting carried away after his team's suffocating 12-3 win over the Crusaders in Christchurch. To our mind - with the Lions game-plan unfolding before our eyes - three Irish players are in that starting XV.

Sport Australia players' association rejects new pay offer
Author: 0 Australia players' association rejects new pay offer

The offer was relayed to ACA chief executive Alistair Nicholson in a letter from CA's lead negotiator Kevin Roberts. CA wants to replace the existing revenue-sharing model with new contracts as part of a wider restructure of remuneration throughout the game - a move that has not found favour with the players' union the Australian Cricketers' Association.

Sport Markelle Fultz top pick in NBA draft
Author: 0 Markelle Fultz top pick in NBA draft

Fultz came to Seattle from Baltimore as perhaps the biggest signing in program history. It began with a flurry of freshmen and ended with a run on seniors. The Boston Celtics made an impressive pick by selecting Jayson Tatum from Duke University. It marks the fourth straight year the Blue Devils have produced a top-three pick.

Sport Timberwolves take Markkanen with No. 7 pick for Bulls
Author: 0 Timberwolves take Markkanen with No. 7 pick for Bulls

Dunn's arrival could also squeeze out Rondo, with the Bulls holding an option for next season on the veteran point guard. Less than an hour later, Minnesota drafted Arizona forward Lauri Markkanen , a 7-footer from Finland, with the pick that will be traded to the Bulls .

Sport Markelle Fultz set for the stage of being No. 1 pick
Author: 0 Markelle Fultz set for the stage of being No. 1 pick

The Celtics held the number one pick in the draft and it seemed like they were definitely going to take Markelle Fultz , the star point guard out of Washington. "Frank is a complete player", Demps said. "Oh, man, it was the best feeling I've ever had in my young life - I'm only 19", Tatum said. They sold a touch under 10,000 last season and have accepted more than 1,000 partial plan deposits just this week.

Author: 0 Ball Family Helped Lakers Decide on Lonzo Ball

Love him or hate him, you can not help but hate-watch the walking-talking BBB billboard of 24-7 marketing, hype and social media savvy in LaVar. LaVar talked Lonzo becoming a Laker into existence, and he might just do the same about next year's playoffs.

Author: 0 76ers make Fultz first pick in NBA Draft

However, the Dallas Mavericks started the freshmen trend over again with the No. 9 pick selecting freshmen Dennis Smith voted the freshmen of the year in the ACC. First things first: The 2018 NBA Draft isn't this year's draft. The players don't get much of a say in which team they play for, but that didn't stop Lavar Ball from saying his son would play for no one but the Lakers.

Sport 76ers put future of The Process in No. 1 pick Fultz's hands
Author: 0 76ers put future of The Process in No. 1 pick Fultz's hands

State expect to hear their names called before the end of the night. Fultz, who played just 25 games in college, said it was always his dream to be the top pick and wasn't bothered that Boston traded the chance to take him. Despite not working out for the Boston Celtics , projected top 5 draft pick Josh Jackson is open to playing in Boston . Jackson also said he spoke to a few Celtics coaches over phone last week, but has yet to speak to Danny Ainge , president of basketball ...

Sport Virat Kohli deletes Kumble welcoming tweet from 2016
Author: 0 Virat Kohli deletes Kumble welcoming tweet from 2016

Kumble issued a strongly-worded statement, claiming an "untenable partnership" with captain Virat Kohli meant he could no longer carry on, having been expected to extend his initial one-year deal. India will play five one-day internationals in the Caribbean, with a Twenty20 global wrapping up the trip on July 9, 2107. "That might have prompted a lot of people from thinking that what's the need to apply when current coach is doing well and is in the mix", a senior BCCI official told PTI on ...

Sport Ireland hooker Rory Best to lead Lions against the Chiefs
Author: 0 Ireland hooker Rory Best to lead Lions against the Chiefs

A brutal forward pack assault silenced the Maori All Blacks and handed the British and Irish Lions a vital, morale-boosting 32-10 victory. "We're forcing a few errors, we've played as physically as we should be but is there room for improvement? Yes, and so there should be".

Sport Chris Paul To Decline Player Option, Become Free Agent
Author: 0 Chris Paul To Decline Player Option, Become Free Agent

Clippers forward Blake Griffin has made a decision to opt out of his contract with the team to explore free agency, according to Adrian Wojnarowski . The 12-year pro has spent the past six seasons leading the Clippers. He averaged 21.6 points, 8.1 rebounds and 4.9 assists per game last season after missing more than a month midseason because of a knee injury.

Sport Edmonton's Connor McDavid wins first Hart Trophy as NHL MVP
Author: 0 Edmonton's Connor McDavid wins first Hart Trophy as NHL MVP

McDavid outlasted Pittsburgh Penguins forward Sidney Crosby , who many are already comparing the young stud to, and Columbus Blue Jackets goalie and Vezina Trophy victor Sergei Bobrovsky . And also by the rest of the players as well. McDavid defeated finalists Crosby and Brent Burns to collect that Award, officially his first bit of National Hockey League hardware.

Sport Young Lions are ready for battle
Author: 0 Young Lions are ready for battle

Mediocre game in the first two rounds and as a result, young Poles are now closing the group. "It's good to progress but the job's not over, we are focused on the semi-finals", said Leicester City winger Demarai Gray . "We're getting better and better all the time". It meant a lot to me (his goal) but most importantly we got the points and can progress now. I wouldn't be arrogant enough to say that we are one of the favourites.

Author: 0 Di Maria fined for tax fraud

It is important to stress that when Ronaldo gives his evidence next month he will do so as a suspect. Under Spanish law, a first-time offender is not required to serve time in jail for a sentence below two years. Ronaldo has also been linked to Manchester United and AS Monaco. Messi and his father were also fined 2 million euros each after they avoided paying 4.1 million euros in taxes.

Sport USC's Sindarius Thornwell Headed to LA Clippers
Author: 0 USC's Sindarius Thornwell Headed to LA Clippers

Thornwell became the first SC player drafted since Renaldo Balkman went to the Knicks with the 20th overall pick in 2006. "When we met with him in Chicago we just saw he fit the Clipper culture", Frank said. "Jerry's one of a kind". Thornwell will now be a part of a talented team that's led by Coach Doc Rivers and includes stars Chris Paul and Blake Griffin .

Sport Honda tested 'Spec 3' engine with Alonso
Author: 0 Honda tested 'Spec 3' engine with Alonso

If the McLaren Honda Formula 1 Team thought things were tough going in Monaco two rounds ago, then they will be equally disconsolate that their drivers will once again be hit with grid penalties, ahead of this weekend's Azerbaijan Grand Prix.

Author: 0 Celtics trade No. 1, expect to get man

Jo Jo seems pretty pumped about it. In summation, the Celtics traded the No. 1 overall pick in a loaded draft for the No. 3 pick (which still could be good) and a future first rounder that cannot be a top selection. All told, Boston has seven first-rounders in its pocket over the next three years , including three potential top-five picks over the next two years - hardly a bad thing.

Sport Moving to London changed me: Arsenal full-back Hector Bellerin
Author: 0 Moving to London changed me: Arsenal full-back Hector Bellerin

The full-back, who is now with Spain Under-21s at the Under-21 European Championships, came through the youth system at Barcelona before leaving for Arsenal in 2011. For us that meant Catalonia and we only had a couple of games each season that were hard for us. "But here playing for Arsenal we used to play all around England against other Premier League teams".

Author: 0 Dyche set to stay as Palace look to appoint De Boer

Ever since Sam Allardyce retired unexpectedly after keeping the Eagles in the Premier League , owner Steve Parish has been looking to appoint the right manager that would help push the club forward, and De Boer looks to be that man. "He is very excited". De Boer is believed to have impressed the Palace board with his knowledge of the club while his humility, despite what he achieved as a player, has also worked in his favour.

Sport Sixers take guard Fultz with top pick of NBA Draft
Author: 0 Sixers take guard Fultz with top pick of NBA Draft

From left, Markelle Fultz , De'Aaron Fox and Donovan Mitchell gather with other draft prospects on stage for a group photo before the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 22, 2017, in NY. The former Washington point guard averaged 23.2 points, 5.7 rebounds and 5.9 assists in 25 games. Having previously worked out a trade with the Boston Celtics that moved the 76ers from the number three pick up to number one, it was clear the franchise coveted Fultz's size and athleticism to run their ...