• NBA Players React to the 2017 Draft
NBA Players React to the 2017 Draft

Washington becomes the first school with the top overall pick in both the NBA and WNBA Drafts, with UW guard Kelsey Plum drafted first by the San Antonio Stars back in April. "It wasn't a surprise where he was selected but to actually see this happen and to see his name called and go through what so many others have gone through the years when t...

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  • Lakers Select Lonzo Ball Number 2 Overall In NBA Draft
Lakers Select Lonzo Ball Number 2 Overall In NBA Draft

I'm happy to be home. Following this, the Lakers chose 2016 NCAA champion Josh Hart at No. 30 (received in a trade with the Utah Jazz). He'll have a lot of work to do if he hopes to earn meaningful minutes in his rookie season in Los Angeles playing behind Julius Randle and Larry Nance.

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  • Best NHL expansion team ever?: Vegas might have the cards
Best NHL expansion team ever?: Vegas might have the cards

Now, Neal moves on again, this time as the best forward, and possibly player, on the Golden Knights. However, Buffalo instead enticed Vegas to select forward William Carrier by adding a 2017 sixth-round pick to the package. Tampa Bay lost former Minnesota-Duluth defenseman Jason Garrison and former Wild defenseman Clayton Stoner heads to Vega...

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  • Jordan Spieth maintains lead in Travelers Championship
Jordan Spieth maintains lead in Travelers Championship

The conditions also kept fourth-ranked Jason Day from making the cut for a second straight week. After opening with a 72, Day recorded a 70 - consisting of four bogeys and as many birdies - to finish below the cut line along with Bubba Watson and Luke Donald, which was even par.

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  • Who's No. 3? National Basketball Association draft intrigue begins after Fultz, Ball
Who's No. 3? National Basketball Association draft intrigue begins after Fultz, Ball

Thibodeau has enough young players in Minnesota and wanted a veteran like he had during his successful run coaching the Bulls. Markelle Fultz is a self-described hard worker and that diligence paid dividends Thursday (Friday in Manila) as the Philadelphia 76ers made him the first overall pick in the 2017 National Basketball Association entry ...

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  • National Basketball Association draft draws second-largest audience on ESPN
National Basketball Association draft draws second-largest audience on ESPN

Follow along to find out where they all end up. While that was being completed, Thursday night's draft at Barclays Center got off to a familiar start with the same top-four picks as previous year: Philadelphia, the Lakers, Boston and Phoenix.

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  • Knicks end the run on freshmen picks in draft
Knicks end the run on freshmen picks in draft

During his freshman season at Duke, Tatum averaged 16.8 points and 7.3 rebounds a game, while shooting 34 percent from three-point range. "I guess I'll think about that more after I see what team I'm picked by". "I felt like they made it pretty clear who they were going to draft with the No. 1 pick, so I didn't really feel like it was worth either ...

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  • Fultz, Ball taken with top two picks
Fultz, Ball taken with top two picks

For many athletes, the NBA Draft represents the accumulation of hard work, perseverance and the exclamation point on a lifelong dream. The 2017 draft was an embarrassment of riches. What players will go at these spots? With the 30th pick of the 2017 NBA Draft , acquired via a trade with Utah, the Lakers selected Josh Hart. It's the second ...

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  • Jimmy Butler traded from Chicago Bulls to Minnesota Timberwolves
Jimmy Butler traded from Chicago Bulls to Minnesota Timberwolves

The Timberwolves moved down to 16, and picked Creighton's Justin Patton . Chicago Bulls guard/forward Jimmy Butler (21) looks to pass past Atlanta Hawks guard Kent Bazemore, left, and forward Kris Humphries during the first half of an NBA basketball game, in Chicago.

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  • How Jimmy Butler Found Out He'd Been Traded By The Bulls
How Jimmy Butler Found Out He'd Been Traded By The Bulls

I know he wants to win. There has been a lot of talk about the Chicago Bulls not getting enough in return from the Minnesota Timberwolves with the Jimmy Butler trade, but that may have something to do with teams knowing Butler's relationship with his coach had soured.

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  • Markelle Fultz becomes UW's first No. 1 NBA draft pick
Markelle Fultz becomes UW's first No. 1 NBA draft pick

Jimmy Butler and Tom Thibodeau hope to rekindle their past. The selection comes after the Celtics traded the top pick to Philadelphia earlier in the week for the No. French guard Frank Ntilikina was taken eighth by New York Knicks, guard Dennis Smith ninth by Dallas Mavericks with Sacramento Kings-bound seven-foot centre Zach Collins rounding o...

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  • 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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