• Nuggets acquire Tyler Lydon in draft-day trade with Jazz
Nuggets acquire Tyler Lydon in draft-day trade with Jazz

The team started with the 13th pick, and drafted Donovan Mitchell from the University of Louisville, but immediately traded him to the Jazz. Lydon averaged 14.6 points and 9.6 rebounds as a sophomore at Syracuse. Trading back in the draft always seemed to be a strong possibility for the Nuggets. The Nuggets will have to rely on a jump from th...

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  • Surging Dodgers open homestand against Mets
Surging Dodgers open homestand against Mets

Matz had a bummer of a start against Washington, where Murphy and Co. jumped on the few bad pitches Matz threw, hitting 4 Home Runs off of him. Latest on Gsellman from Rotoworld: Gsellman allowed seven runs on 11 hits over five innings in a loss to the Nationals on Thursday.

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  • Clippers All-Star Blake Griffin opts for free agency
Clippers All-Star Blake Griffin opts for free agency

Each is considered possiblities to stay with the Clippers, though both will be heavily courted once the free-agent period begins July 1. He is reportedly being courted by the San Antonio Spurs. If Paul or Griffin re-sign with the Clippers, they can earn up to $205 and $175 million over five years, respectively. He has dealt with several injuries ov...

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  • Sestito and Comets players avoid being drafted by expansion Golden Knights
Sestito and Comets players avoid being drafted by expansion Golden Knights

After the expansion draft , when the Vegas Golden Knights claimed Fleury from the Penguins, Fleury and his wife, Veronique, dined with a few of his new teammates and one of his old ones, Sidney Crosby . The Golden Knights are Las Vegas' first franchise in a major professional sport. "We knew we were going to lose something, so we felt let's d...

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  • Celtics, 76ers finalize trade for No. 1 pick
Celtics, 76ers finalize trade for No. 1 pick

One of the biggest rumors in the National Basketball Association right now is that the 76ers are looking to trade the number three overall pick to the Boston Celtics for the number one overall pick. "I think that we have several in the top five or six that could've fit a certain way and helped us along". The talent is good at the top, and we have...

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  • Sixteen Freshmen Selected in First Round of NBA Draft
Sixteen Freshmen Selected in First Round of NBA Draft

Markelle Fultz , Lonzo Ball and the future of the National Basketball Association arrived Thursday night. Jimmy Butler and Tom Thibodeau hope to rekindle their past. "Tonight was supposed to be a good night". Fultz says that he's just happy to be part of it. "Just want to get on the court". Instead, the Celtics stood pat, taking Jayson Tat...

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  • Axel's spirit can help Peter drive Lions to Test success
Axel's spirit can help Peter drive Lions to Test success

And that comes through our week, our preparation and the mindset we turn up with on Saturday". We struggled at the start of the tour, but I think we've scored nine tries to three in the last four games. "I certainly know what's coming". "I think it's wrong - it shouldn't be down to your location it's got to be about the form you've shown all year...

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  • Celtics Select Duke's Tatum With #3 Overall Pick in NBA Draft
Celtics Select Duke's Tatum With #3 Overall Pick in NBA Draft

The selection comes after the Celtics traded the top pick to Philadelphia earlier in the week for the No. 3 pick, plus a first-rounder in either 2018 or 2019. Now if the Celtics draft Tatum they get all the parts of his game. Tatum said he stayed in contact with Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski throughout the draft process, and it was Coach K who encou...

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  • The Source Sports Presents Live At The 2017 NBA Draft
The Source Sports Presents Live At The 2017 NBA Draft

Butler now joins his former coach, Tom Thibodeau and a young nucleus that includes former No. 1 picks Karl-Anthony Towns and Andrew Wiggins, making the Timberwolves a more-than-credible playoff threat next season. As many as 20 freshmen were expected to be selected in the draft, including as many as 16 in the first round. This helped maintain a...

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  • Here's How Josh Jackson Saw Celtics Draft Jayson Tatum Instead Of Him
Here's How Josh Jackson Saw Celtics Draft Jayson Tatum Instead Of Him

And Jackson heads to the desert with a Jayhawk-sized chip on his shoulder. And I think the same thing this time. I think the whole situation was really blown out of proportion just because I am who I am. Phoenix last made the playoffs in 2010, and Jackson is excited to be headed there. "I felt like the type of player that I am, I could fit anyw...

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  • Conor Murray: If Lions click we can cause upset at Eden Park
Conor Murray: If Lions click we can cause upset at Eden Park

The Lions' Irish contingent got a reminder of times past against the All Blacks when former captain Brian O'Driscoll presented them with their Test jerseys for Saturday's series opener at Eden Park. "We have looked at that game and certain things we did we will try and implement as well, but again it is a new group of players, it's a completely d...

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  • Australia, Cameroon hopes look tenuous after tie
Australia, Cameroon hopes look tenuous after tie

Cameroon face world champions Germany in the group's other game on Sunday, with the Africans knowing that, like Australia , nothing but three points will be enough. After a disappointing 1-1 draw against Australia at the Confederations Cup , Cameroon head coach Hugo Broos says it's a pity for his team that striker Vincent Aboubakar was...

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  • Doctors: Officer stabbed at airport recovering
Doctors: Officer stabbed at airport recovering

A criminal complaint was filed against Ftouhi on Wednesday for "violence at an global airport", but officials noted that there could be more charges in the future. "I've never had any problems with him", Piazza told CBC News. "I'm really surprised. I would see him at least once a month, when he paid his rent". "Based on the information we've been...

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  • Sixers make Fultz top pick, Lakers snag Ball second
Sixers make Fultz top pick, Lakers snag Ball second

He found one in Butler, who the Wolves acquired along with the 16th overall pick for Zach LaVine , Kris Dunn and the No. 7 pick, which ended up being - what else? - another freshman, Arizona's Lauri Markkanen . He joins the first overall pick in the 2016 NBA Draft , forward Ben Simmons , and the third overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft ,...

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  • Putin Thanks FIFA for Helping Russia in Arranging Confederations Cup
Putin Thanks FIFA for Helping Russia in Arranging Confederations Cup

In attack they have inconsiderable talents of Alan Dzagoev, Artem Dzyuba , and Aleksandr Kokorin, they have more than enough firepower against New Zealand . "We came open-minded, and we've been greeted warmly", Matt, a member of a fan group who call themselves the Flying Kiwis. The competition serves as a warm-up for the World Cup, played out a y...

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  • Confed Cup: Mexico Overcome 'Stubborn' New Zealand, Go Atop Group A
Confed Cup: Mexico Overcome 'Stubborn' New Zealand, Go Atop Group A

Wood's superb strike was New Zealand's first goal in four matches and only the third time they have scored at a Confederations Cup in four campaigns. What time does the New Zealand vs Portugal match start? Osorio says the All Whites should have stopped playing at that point so the injury could be assessed.

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  • Olympic Champion Jimmy Butler Traded To Minnesota Timberwolves
Olympic Champion Jimmy Butler Traded To Minnesota Timberwolves

Right after Markkanen went off the board, the New York Knicks took point guard Frank Ntilikina with the No. 8 pick. And the knowledge that, as the No. He told the Bulls he is opting in for a second season with his hometown team at almost $24 million this week. "It's just a blessing to be here. And of course with Michael Jordan, greatest pl...

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  • Markelle Fultz fixes pre-made Instagram ad post after getting drafted
Markelle Fultz fixes pre-made Instagram ad post after getting drafted

There, the Kings would grab Justin Jackson, the reigning ACC Player of the Year, Harry Giles, a former top-rated high school prospect, and then topped it off with Frank Mason III, the current National Player of the Year, in the early second round.

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  • NBA Draft round-up: Philadelphia 76ers take Markelle Fultz with No 1 pick
NBA Draft round-up: Philadelphia 76ers take Markelle Fultz with No 1 pick

So Minnesota chose to drafted Lauri Markkanen from the Arizona Wildcats and send him with Kris Dunn for superstar Jimmy Butler . While certainly talented, Dunn never quite settled down after a rocky start to his rookie campaign and there are no guarantees that LaVine will entirely return to his explosive self after tearing his ACL in Februar...

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  • Pistons guard Caldwell-Pope suspended for 2 games
Pistons guard Caldwell-Pope suspended for 2 games

The Pistons will be without arguably their best player to start the 2017-18 season. The suspension stems from a March arrest in which Caldwell-Pope was pulled over for driving 20 miles per hour over the speed limit and failed a field sobriety test, according to police reports.

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