• Why Lakers Prefer Lonzo Ball Over D'Angelo Russell As Team Leader
Why Lakers Prefer Lonzo Ball Over D'Angelo Russell As Team Leader

Grandpa Ball says he calls his son "Bravo", for reasons you might have already guessed. "We expect a Ball jersey hanging up there, all right?" Embiid and Simmons were far from the only critics to weigh in on the Big Baller Brand's outspoken patriarch.

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  • NHL thinks offense at draft
NHL thinks offense at draft

Of highest intrigue beyond the Devils opting for Nico Hischier with the first overall pick in franchise history was Calgary landing 26-year-old defenceman Travis Hamonic from the Islanders. 34. Habs GM Marc Bergevin, wearing bright red trousers on Day 2 of the draft, notably scored Jonathan Drouin from Tampa and defenceman David Schlemko from V...

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  • Alexis Sanchez Breaks Chile Scoring Record In Germany Draw
Alexis Sanchez Breaks Chile Scoring Record In Germany Draw

Both games will be played on Sunday. Having beaten Australia 3-2 and drawn 1-1 with Chile , Germany know that even a win in their final fixture may not be enough for them to win the group if the Chileans comfortably see off Australia .

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  • Alexis Sanchez capitalises on Arsenal teammate's error to score landmark goal
Alexis Sanchez capitalises on Arsenal teammate's error to score landmark goal

Fresh-faced Germany were made to work harder than expected in their 3-2 victory over Australia in their Confederations Cup Group B debut on Monday with the world champions' young squad still adjusting to tournament life. Chile was eliminated by host Brazil in a penalty shootout in the Round of 16 of the World Cup, than went on to win the C...

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  • Multiple blockbuster trades shake up National Hockey League on draft day
Multiple blockbuster trades shake up National Hockey League on draft day

Even though the Hawks didn't have a first round pick the last two years, it would be hard for them to do anything of effect after what transpired earlier in the day. "Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane call my name and [there] can't be a better feeling". "I didn't really see that as a hockey place when I went there, but now, with the new team and th...

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  • Real Madrid need you: Zidane to Ronaldo
Real Madrid need you: Zidane to Ronaldo

A number of elite players have been accused of fraud in recent months, including Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi. But during the match, Russian Federation goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev, who was winning his 100th cap, denied Portugal victory by a greater margin as he made vital saves from Ronaldo and Andre Silva either side of half-time.

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  • Blackhawks select Finnish defenseman Henri Jokiharju in first round
Blackhawks select Finnish defenseman Henri Jokiharju in first round

The Blackhawks took two defenseman in the first two rounds, so the fact that they added a forward wasn't surprising. Adding players that can pass the puck on the blue line, and that can also skate effectively through all three zones, was a critical success for the Blackhawks in this draft, and Bowman did a quality job of addressing a signif...

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  • Jayson Tatum drafted by Boston with the third overall pick
Jayson Tatum drafted by Boston with the third overall pick

Tatum played one season at Duke and averaged 16.8 points, 2.1 assists, 7.3 rebounds and 33.3 minutes a game. As of late Thursday night, talks between Boston and IN for a trade sending superstar Paul George to the Celtics-and potentially Tatum to the Pacers-had cooled.

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  • Third overall pick Jayson Tatum arrives in Boston
Third overall pick Jayson Tatum arrives in Boston

It was the second straight year the Celtics have chosen third overall. His all-around skillset should cause him to be selected among the first 10 picks. Arizona's Sports Station Friday. "When I kind of got reintegrated into this process, right after the season was over, he was one of the guys that it was clear that we were targeting".

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  • Jayson Tatum Excited For Opportunity To Win In Boston
Jayson Tatum Excited For Opportunity To Win In Boston

The question is whether he can defend well enough at the National Basketball Association level. "They're very prideful, as they should be, about their team", said Tatum. Van Gundy stressed that he is a good all-around player on offense and can contribute more than just outside shooting. "I think if I become a bigger, or a stronger player physically...

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  • 76ers tab Fultz with No. 1 pick of NBA draft
76ers tab Fultz with No. 1 pick of NBA draft

That's right between the slots for the No. 4 and 5 picks in the National Basketball Association draft. The first pick of the 2017 NBA Draft , Markelle Fultz , simply adds to the treasure trove of elite potential stars at their disposal.

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  • Prosecutors propose swapping Messi's jail time with fine in tax fraud case
Prosecutors propose swapping Messi's jail time with fine in tax fraud case

This high regard with which the magician is held meant there was of course a host of people and groups celebrating his birthday with him online - starting with his club who chose to make a little montage of the forward's head, obviously. "El Mundo Deportivo " says that Messi was very close to moving to Manchester city . "(Staying at Barca) is w...

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  • NBA Draft: Which selections were the biggest surprises in the lottery?
NBA Draft: Which selections were the biggest surprises in the lottery?

That's how first overall NBA draft pick Markelle Fultz , the latest Prince George's County basketball prodigy , had to feel last night. He has the chance to be a very good player. After graduation, Fultz was named tournament MVP after leading Team USA to the gold medal at the FIBA America's U18 tournament. In his only season with the Huskies, th...

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  • Cameroon coach Hugo Broos is desperate to find a striker
Cameroon coach Hugo Broos is desperate to find a striker

He was drafted in to replace the injured Brad Smith and then promoted to the starting line-up after Aziz Behich struggled against Germany . This will be the first official global between Cameroon and Australia . "They were a small fish in their continent for a while and they chose to change that and we're trying to change that ourselves as we...

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  • Duke's Jayson Tatum selected No. 3 overall by Celtics
Duke's Jayson Tatum selected No. 3 overall by Celtics

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The top forwards in Thursday's National Basketball Association draft needed only a season in college to secure their position in the lottery. "I think that is the great benefit of summer leagues and next week will be huge", said Stevens. Boston surprised many by selecting Brown as the No 3 pick in the 2016 NBA Draft...

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  • How to watch the 2017 National Basketball Association draft
How to watch the 2017 National Basketball Association draft

As time went on and they got older, they got team chemistry and now look at them. The 6-foot-8, 207-pound small forward averaged 16.3 points, 7.4 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game on his way to becoming a Wooden All-American and the Big 12 Freshman of the Year in his only season with the Jayhawks.

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  • Magic Johnson speaks about D'Angelo Russell trade
Magic Johnson speaks about D'Angelo Russell trade

Anyone plan on copping? The Lakers remaining firm that they were holding their options open leading up to the draft on Thursday, but all that was quickly put aside once the selection was made and the pure excitement for what Ball could bring to the team was aired again on Friday.

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  • Worst No. 1 Draft Picks in NBA History
Worst No. 1 Draft Picks in NBA History

Besides, the Trail Blazers were able to keep their final pick in the first round and went on to select Purdue standout Caleb Swanigan to shore up their frontcourt. Team Doo Be Doo's Markelle Fultz #11 in action against Team EZ Pass in the Under Armour Elite 24 game on Saturday, August 22, 2015 in Brooklyn, NY.

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  • McGregor 'biggest fight ever' - UFC chief
McGregor 'biggest fight ever' - UFC chief

Former multi-weight world champion Mayweather confirmed a deal has been agreed for a boxing match against mixed martial arts champion McGregor in Las Vegas on August 26. "Floyd Mayweather is 40 years old, he's always had problems with southpaws". Billed as The Money Fight, the match will be a standard, 12-round boxing match with 10-ounce gloves...

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  • Federer beats Khachanov to advance to his 11th Halle final
Federer beats Khachanov to advance to his 11th Halle final

After missing his chances to win the set at 6-5, Khachanov fought back from two mini-breaks in the tie-break, but fired long after his own serve on match point. The duo have faced each other twice with both players having one win apiece. Zverev is 0-1 in final appearances on grass. The Czech was playing her fifth match since the stabbing she suff...

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