• Grandpa Ball Says He Taught LaVar Everything He Knows
Grandpa Ball Says He Taught LaVar Everything He Knows

You do if you're Magic. That dimension of his skill set may have been what most impressed Los Angeles Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka. Never had any of them arrived with the fanfare and pressure that preceded Johnson's introduction by Dr.

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  • Celtics' Danny Ainge confident he will get his guy at No. 3
Celtics' Danny Ainge confident he will get his guy at No. 3

The rumored deal between the Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers to swap positions in Thursday night's National Basketball Association draft is going down , which means we're all going to have to hit "reset" on those mock drafts once again.

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  • Second-string Lions step up in Chiefs win
Second-string Lions step up in Chiefs win

The Lions were also able to disrupt the Chiefs lineout more than they should have been able to. "This was their 10th time playing in Hamilton , and having lost on the past two occasions - to the Maori in 2005 and to Waikato in 1993 when Gatland scored a try for the Mooloo men - they made amends big time, with a team featuring five of those Wel...

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  • Nobody is indispensable - Figo thinks Real Madrid could cope with Ronaldo exit
Nobody is indispensable - Figo thinks Real Madrid could cope with Ronaldo exit

Don Balon says Mourinho wants United's board to use the budget drawn up to re-sign Ronaldo to spend on Neymar . The claim lists two counts of alleged tax evasion - one in 2011 and one in 2012 - when he managed Real Madrid . However, Perez said that he had not spoken to Ronaldo, who is on duty for Portugal at the Confederations Cup in Russi...

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  • Parade of forwards at top of NHL draft
Parade of forwards at top of NHL draft

Eberle, 27, is entering the fifth year of a six-year contract worth $36 million and had been a frequent subject of trade rumors. "I think it's the size of fight in your heart and what you're willing to do on the ice". An 84-point season would have put the Golden Knights in sixth place in an eight-team Pacific Division last season, ahead of Arizona ...

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  • Land Rover Bar Move Closer To America's Cup Final
Land Rover Bar Move Closer To America's Cup Final

But the physical demands of racing the power-hungry 50-foot America's Cup Class foiling catamarans, which have a crew of six, requires a new mix of strength, speed and stamina. Land Rover BAR have qualified for the Louis Vuitton America's Cup Challenger Playoffs following the conclusion of the double Round Robin stage. While SoftBank Team Japan...

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  • Mexico relishing chance to show its worth against Russian Federation
Mexico relishing chance to show its worth against Russian Federation

All Whites coach Anthony Hudson has no problems with New Zealand being written off before they even take the field against Portugal in their final Confederations Cup pool match. However, it was not to be as Hector Moreno snatched a last gasp victor in the 91st minute to claim Mexico a share of the spoils. After more minutes of the Mexi...

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  • Argentine agrees deal in Spain over tax fraud
Argentine agrees deal in Spain over tax fraud

Mourinho left Real Madrid in 2013 to manage English club Chelsea for a second spell before signing with United in 2016. The background to this is a concerted attempt by public prosecutors in Spain to target high-earners suspected of tax evasion, with Jose Mourinho and Cristiano Ronaldo the most recent big names implicated, although both have st...

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  • 1 pick Fultz to turn 76ers into winners
1 pick Fultz to turn 76ers into winners

It's always been rumored the team will use the second overall pick this year on UCLA star Lonzo Ball , who's worked out with the team multiple times recently and has made his desire to play for Lakers very public . The Sacramento Kings selected Kentucky point guard De'Aaron Fox with the fifth pick. The deal was primarily made to shed Timofey Mozg...

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  • Paris Saint-Germain set to bid £60m for Manchester City striker Agüero
Paris Saint-Germain set to bid £60m for Manchester City striker Agüero

PSG sporting director Antero Henrique is close to Aguero's agent Hernan Reguera and the striker could be up for move this summer as he is no longer a definite starter under Pep Guardiola at Manchester City . I feel very happy here, so I will fulfil my contract to stay here until the end of my contract. "I just want to focus on the work here", Ague...

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  • Suns, Josh Jackson share mutual excitement over KU freshman falling to Phoenix
Suns, Josh Jackson share mutual excitement over KU freshman falling to Phoenix

Jackson has strong belief in what he can do on the court and said he looks forward to the opportunity to show what he can do on the National Basketball Association stage. He's the kind of player who will raise the level in practice and drills. Kansas' Josh Jackson , right, poses for a photo with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver after being selected ...

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  • America's Cup: Oracle Team USA hunker down in the boatshed
America's Cup: Oracle Team USA hunker down in the boatshed

They got on level terms with their first win on Saturday and now lead 3-0 in the first-to-seven points series - meaning they could take the Cup back to New Zealand for a third time with another sweep of four races next weekend. Now, the teams will renew hostilities with the oldest trophy in global sport on the line once again. Spithill vowed ...

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  • Tennis star Dan Evans admits he failed drugs test
Tennis star Dan Evans admits he failed drugs test

He has often performed heroically for Great Britain in the Davis Cup and, intermittently over the past year has played impressively. The worldwide Tennis Federation is now preparing their statement and will decide on his punishment shortly but it is expected that he will receive a lengthy ban.

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  • Indians bats fall silent in 5-0 loss to Twins
Indians bats fall silent in 5-0 loss to Twins

The series will continue Saturday with the Twins sending Kyle Gibson (4-5, 6.56 ERA) to the mound against Cleveland ace Corey Kluber (6-2, 3.58). However, Bauer has had his own troubles keeping runs off of the board this season, and Mejia is only one start removed from his outing against Seattle where he gave up eight runs in just 3.2 innings.

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  • Nuggets land a Canadian Wildcat on draft night for second straight year
Nuggets land a Canadian Wildcat on draft night for second straight year

Donovan led Louisville in scoring last season with 15.6 points per game and added 4.9 rebounds per game. In addition to Mitchell, those recent picks include Chinanu Onuaku (2016, 2nd round, 37th overall selection, Houston Rockets), Terry Rozier (2015, 1st round, 16th, Boston Celtics), Montrezl Harrell (2015, 2nd, 32nd, Houston Rockets), Russ Sm...

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  • Boston Celtics select Jayson Tatum with No. 3 pick in draft
Boston Celtics select Jayson Tatum with No. 3 pick in draft

Washington guard Markelle Fultz was selected No. 1 overall by the Philadelphia 76ers . Considering that he appears to have the ability to brings the Lakers to another level, it could be a move that Magic Johnson and Rob Pelinka are willing to risk.

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  • Lions hopeful Jonathan Davies will prove his fitness ahead of Maori clash
Lions hopeful Jonathan Davies will prove his fitness ahead of Maori clash

Unfortunately, they lost again this week ( just ) to the Highlanders , so are two wins from four now going into the first match against scary men dressed in black this Saturday (17 June). "One of the reasons we selected him as captain of the squad is that he is an absolute quality player but also, this tour isn't about Sam Warburton, it's about pu...

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  • Gareth Southgate furious after England's defeat to France
Gareth Southgate furious after England's defeat to France

England's Harry Kane acknowledges applauses at the end of a friendly soccer match between France and England at the Stade de France in Saint Denis, north of Paris , France , Tuesday, June 13, 2017 . We've had some joy doing that. "But our game without the ball has to improve". France were rattled briefly but soon took advantage of the...

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  • Celtics Choose Jayson Tatum With No. 3 Pick
Celtics Choose Jayson Tatum With No. 3 Pick

Tatum said he feels fortunate to be joining a contender immediately. "They're a great team, they were the No. 1 seed in the East past year, and I just think with so many great veterans and great players like Isaiah Thomas and Al Horford , [Jae] Crowder, [Avery] Bradley, there's so much I can learn from those guys".

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  • Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho faces tax fraud probe
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho faces tax fraud probe

Among the clubs reported to be interested in Ronaldo is former team Manchester United for a fee which could hit 200 million euros, with a possible get-out clause of one billion euros. The hearing will take place at 09:00 GMT on July 31 in a court at Pozuelo de Alarcón, in the suburbs of Madrid , according to Spanish press reports .

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