• It's a freshman run in the National Basketball Association draft
It's a freshman run in the National Basketball Association draft

The former Washington point guard averaged 23.2 points, 5.7 rebounds and 5.9 assists in 25 games. The choice of Fultz fits in nicely with Philadelphia's rebuilding programme. 14. The Wolves drafted Arizona's sharpshooting forward Markkanen for the Bulls, while Chicago took Creighton forward Justin Patton at number 16 for Minnesota, who have g...

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  • Empty 18-Pack of Beer Found in Car Connected to Fatal Crash
Empty 18-Pack of Beer Found in Car Connected to Fatal Crash

The victims were taken to the hospital, where Diane Benedetto was pronounced dead. After the crash, the driver of the auto fled, according to a witness who followed the vehicle, police spokesman Officer Dave Hartman said in a press release.

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  • Bulls trade Jimmy Butler to Timberwolves for big haul including Zach LaVine
Bulls trade Jimmy Butler to Timberwolves for big haul including Zach LaVine

He also became an NBA All-Star starter in the East and helped lead his Chicago Bulls to the postseason. To listen to their conversation, click the audio player above . His rehabilitation has gone well, but the injury certainly complicated the Wolves' re-engaging Chicago on Butler. The Bulls made the playoffs with 41 wins after missing out the ...

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  • Duke Aiming for History at Thursday's Draft
Duke Aiming for History at Thursday's Draft

The Celtics have been high on Tatum throughout the draft process, and had him in for a private workout late last week. According to Jessica Camerato of CSN Philly , this "ranks first among all National Basketball Association teams in terms of new full-season ticket packages, and have done so for the past two seasons".

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  • Hamilton seems to like the idea of competing for Ferrari
Hamilton seems to like the idea of competing for Ferrari

Vettel leads the championship by 12 points ahead of Mercedes rival Lewis Hamilton after seven races. It was obvious that he struggled in Monaco , due to failing to find the correct set up and balance for his auto whilst having difficulty putting his tyres in their correct temperature-operating window.

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  • Bellator 180 NYC: Chael Sonnen & Wanderlei Silva Grudge Match
Bellator 180 NYC: Chael Sonnen & Wanderlei Silva Grudge Match

Bellator's highly anticipated NYC event takes place on Saturday, June 24, live from Madison Square Garden, and features the king of trash talk, Chael Sonnen , as he faces off against MMA legend Wanderlei Silva . He took me down in Brazil. "I haven't taken him down yet, but in the fight I'll give it back to him". "I don't have the gameplan, my g...

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  • Head Coach Luke Walton Wants LaVar Ball to Slow Down
Head Coach Luke Walton Wants LaVar Ball to Slow Down

We didn't look at ball stoppers or guys that wanted to hold it for too long and make individual plays. I kind of patterned my game after that. Ball is no stranger to turnarounds. Of course, there's also the realistic chance of perennial All-Star Paul George joining the roster sooner than the summer of 2018, when the incumbent Pacer becomes a re...

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  • NBA Draft 2017: The biggest trades that went down
NBA Draft 2017: The biggest trades that went down

Both have met with the New York Knicks, who scored well two years ago when they went overseas with their pick of Latvian Kristaps Porzingis - to whom Markkanen has been compared as a 7-footer with perimeter shooting skills. "I think it's ambitious", Brown said of the idea of Embiid and Simmons not having any restrictions on their playing time thi...

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  • NBA Draft Betting Preview: Markelle Fultz, Lonzo Ball, Jayson Tatum Odds
NBA Draft Betting Preview: Markelle Fultz, Lonzo Ball, Jayson Tatum Odds

Although Duke was not the dominant team many expected it to be last year, Tatum lived up to his billing as a top-three recruit in the Class of 2016 and is the Blue Devils' fourth top-three pick in as many years. Despite not working out for the Boston Celtics , projected top 5 draft pick Josh Jackson is open to playing in Boston . "I mean, i...

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  • Jackson first pick in second round of NBA Draft, Mika undrafted
Jackson first pick in second round of NBA Draft, Mika undrafted

Jackson is the 79th player to be drafted in Kansas men's basketball history and the 21st in the Self era which began in 2003-04. But when I look at Phoenix and I see that they are so young and kind of need a 3, somebody to come in and play that 3 spot, and I feel like that's my favorite position to play.

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  • Virat Kohli deletes tweet welcoming Anil Kumble as head coach in 2016
Virat Kohli deletes tweet welcoming Anil Kumble as head coach in 2016

Kumble had conceded that a fallout with Kohli was the reason behind his decision to resign as India's cricket coach, claiming that their partnership had become "untenable" despite attempts to resolve the misunderstandings. It's something that has happened right after the tournament. There were attempts by the BCCI officials to reconcile differenc...

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  • Lions' back three far from being finalised ahead of Test series
Lions' back three far from being finalised ahead of Test series

British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland reckons the world champion All Blacks are anxious ahead of next week's first Test. "I wouldn't want to put my house on (the result)". The other five new call-ups - Scotland's Allan Dell along with Gareth Davies, Kristian Dacey, Cory Hill and Tomas Francis from Wales - were all named among the repla...

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  • Waqar Younis pitches into England skipper Eoin Morgan's lame excuse
Waqar Younis pitches into England skipper Eoin Morgan's lame excuse

England top order batsman Joe Root admitted that England missed a "golden chance" to end their long wait for a maiden one-day global title after a crushing eight-wicket Champions Trophy semi-final defeat to Pakistan in Cardiff . "Coming from Edgbaston which was a good wicket to a used wicket, we didn't adapt very well", Morgan told Sky Sp...

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  • Magic Johnson welcomes Lonzo Ball to the Lakers
Magic Johnson welcomes Lonzo Ball to the Lakers

With preternatural court vision, a solid scoring touch and a desire to become a leader, the Los Angeles-area native had everything that his favorite team's top brass wanted. "The right people are in charge". The younger Ball will undoubtedly receive invaluable advice from Lakers president of basketball operations Magic Johnson , who led the fran...

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  • Edmonton Oilers: Connor McDavid's Action-Packed Night at NHL Awards
Edmonton Oilers: Connor McDavid's Action-Packed Night at NHL Awards

McDavid's win capped a breakthrough sophomore season for the 20-year-old centre, who won the league scoring title and led the Oilers back to the Stanley Cup playoffs after an 11-year absence. Anderson left the Senators during the season to support his wife, Nicholle , in her fight against throat cancer, but returned to become Ottawas career victor...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo remains coy about his Real Madrid future
Cristiano Ronaldo remains coy about his Real Madrid future

Spanish outlet OK Diario is reporting that both English clubs are interested in signing the 25-year-old Real Madrid star along with French giants Paris Saint-Germain. Speaking to EFE on Thursday, sources at Gestifute, the company that represents Cristiano, moved to rebuff speculation that the player was set to hand over the money he allegedly o...

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  • Tigers release Francisco Rodriguez, recall Bruce Rondon
Tigers release Francisco Rodriguez, recall Bruce Rondon

A 15-year veteran, Rodriguez has 437 saves over stints with the Angels, Mets, Orioles, Brewers and Tigers. Rondon will return to the Tigers after spending much of this season with the Toledo Mud Hens. In 25.1 frames, the 35-year-old pitched to a 7.82 ERA, a 7.36 FIP and a 1.658 WHIP. He had shown signs of deterioration previous year, but still ...

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  • Cavs, Chauncey Billups remain in holding pattern
Cavs, Chauncey Billups remain in holding pattern

Owner Dan Gilbert met on consecutive days this week with Billups, but the talks did not lead to a contract being offered to the former National Basketball Association guard and aspiring executive, the people said. Before Irving was dragged into the National Basketball Association rumor mill, his fellow stars LeBron James and Kevin Love were t...

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  • It's time for No. 1 pick Fultz to turn 76ers into winners
It's time for No. 1 pick Fultz to turn 76ers into winners

Orlando selected Florida State forward Jonathan Issac at No. 6 and Minnesota picked Arizona forward Lauri Markkanen, who is heading to Chicago as part of the deal that sent Jimmy Butler to the Timberwolves. Fultz was a bit of a late bloomer, failing to make his high school's varsity team his freshman and sophomore years. In his first Instagram po...

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  • LaVar Ball Makes Bold Lakers Prediction, Gets Trolled By Joel Embiid
LaVar Ball Makes Bold Lakers Prediction, Gets Trolled By Joel Embiid

The Lakers were a 26-win team last season, so that's a helluva turnaround to guarantee. "I'm a very optimistic person, but I don't look that far into the future", Walton said . "We're going to be very aggressive, but also very smart". "I'm sure [Lonzo will] fit into our culture". I couldn't ask for anything more. But the Lakers , under ne...

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