• Boston Celtics owner Danny Ainge throws shade at Sacramento after cancelled workout
Boston Celtics owner Danny Ainge throws shade at Sacramento after cancelled workout

The Boston Celtics stuck with the third overall pick in Thursday night's NBA Draft and selected Jayson Tatum out of Duke. Stevens, along with president of basketball operations Danny Ainge and the rest of the Celtics basketball ops staff, have become enamored by Tatum's craft over the last several months.

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  • Spithill, Oracle get swagger back with 1st America's Cup win
Spithill, Oracle get swagger back with 1st America's Cup win

Oracle Team USA have spent the week working on their catamaran in an effort to match the speed of their New Zealand rivals, who had until Saturday's races looked far faster on all points of sailing. It seemingly doesn't matter to Spithill that Oracle merely cut Team New Zealand's lead to 4-1 in the first-to-seven regatta. However, just as they ha...

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  • Did Suns Have Something To Do With Josh Jackson Skipping Celtics Workout?
Did Suns Have Something To Do With Josh Jackson Skipping Celtics Workout?

Too much of anything is a bad thing . Phoenix Suns general manager Ryan McDonough said Friday the organization was compliant with National Basketball Association rules before it selected former Kansas swingman Josh Jackson with the No.

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  • Ricciardo wins amid chaos at Azerbaijan GP
Ricciardo wins amid chaos at Azerbaijan GP

It's just not driver conduct. Ferrari's Vettel was hit with a 10-second stop-go penalty, which saw him drop from second to ninth after he steered into race leader Hamilton under safety auto conditions after a red-flag stoppage. If I am struggling then people at the back are struggling even more. Ricciardo's Red Bull team mate Max Verstappen, ...

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  • Warren Gatland wants clampdown on All Black's 'dangerous' play
Warren Gatland wants clampdown on All Black's 'dangerous' play

France's Jerome Garces will referee Saturday's second Lions Test against New Zealand in Wellington, with Gatland saying he will raise the issue in meetings with the officials later this week. "We're just going to have to make sure that if they employ those tactics next week we're much more effective at negating the momentum they created".

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  • NHL Draft especially big for Devils, Golden Knights
NHL Draft especially big for Devils, Golden Knights

Armed with 13 selections - including three first round picks - general manager George McPhee put a bow on a year's worth of extensive scouting by his club with a strong performance that likely set up his club for several years. "For me right now, I'm definitely excited to be a New York Islander ". The New Jersey Devils grabbed Nico Hischier...

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  • London apartment fire began in fridge, officials seek manslaught
London apartment fire began in fridge, officials seek manslaught

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has urged owners of the FF175BP model to contact Hotpoint after police revealed that the cause of the blaze. Hotpoint said 64,000 units of the same model were made between 2006 and 2009, when they were discontinued, and that the number in circulation would be lower given the time per...

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  • Anil Kumble's personal decision to step down: Sourav Ganguly
Anil Kumble's personal decision to step down: Sourav Ganguly

A lot has been spoken about the ongoing rift between former head coach Anil Kumble and Indian skipper Virat Kohli . "Post this intimation, I was informed for the first time yesterday by the BCCI that the captain had reservations with my "style" and about my continuing as the head coach".

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  • Liverpool complete £34m deal for winger Salah
Liverpool complete £34m deal for winger Salah

The following season, he was sent out on loan again, this time to AS Roma . He joined Roma from Chelsea after loan spells at Fiorentina and Roma - he joined Roma permanently past year. Salah's arrival adds to the attacking options at Klopp's disposal for 2017-18 - and Milner welcomed the boost to the squad given the demands ahead.

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  • Pepe out and Silva doubt for Portugal
Pepe out and Silva doubt for Portugal

Petersburg Stadium, Russia , Saturday, June 24. Mexico finished second in Group A on seven points, behind Portugal on goal difference. Hosts Russia are fully focused on staying in the Confederations Cup as they face elimination in their final group game against Mexico, coach Stanislav Cherchesov said yesterday.

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  • NBA Draft Grades: Atlantic Division features great drafts for 76ers and Celtics
NBA Draft Grades: Atlantic Division features great drafts for 76ers and Celtics

How do you make a standout style statement at the NBA Draft , where eyes and cameras are guaranteed to be glued to players' footwear? Markelle Fultz was chosen by the Philadelphia 76ers as the No. Drawing comparisons to Utah Jazz guard George Hill, Ntilikina could finally be the long-term solution at point guard the Knicks have spent yea...

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  • Proteas pull off thrilling fightback to set up T20 decider
Proteas pull off thrilling fightback to set up T20 decider

He played a knock of 67 off 45 including nine fours and a six, with a strike rate of 149. Bairstow fell first, chipping man-of-the-match Chris Morris (two for 18) to mid-on. The unsafe David Miller fell for just eight when he edged Plunkett through to wicket-keeper Jos Buttler , back on the Somerset ground where he made his name before movin...

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  • Lakers select Chino Hills' Lonzo Ball
Lakers select Chino Hills' Lonzo Ball

Now that we drafted Lonzo, they want me kind of filling that James Worthy role. "Guys are going to naturally gravitate towards someone who wants to make them better ", Lakers coach Luke Walton said . And I said, OK, that's all I needed to hear. Johnson even referenced the 1980s Showtime Lakers - a team he led - when talking about the ba...

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  • Devils take Hischier No. 1, Flyers select Patrick at No. 2
Devils take Hischier No. 1, Flyers select Patrick at No. 2

Popugaev began his WHL career with the Moose Jaw Warriors after being selected 23rd in the 2015 CHL Import Draft, and put up 47 points (16 goals, 31 assists) in 70 games his rookie season. "It took some time to get him going". The New York Rangers took center Lias Andersson with the seventh pick, acquired from the Arizona Coyotes.

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  • Mario Balotelli agrees Nice contract extension
Mario Balotelli agrees Nice contract extension

The striker signed a 12-month deal past year after leaving Premier League club Liverpool and Nice hinted Balotelli has taken a pay cut to stay, although the length of his new contract is unconfirmed. "Today we are happy". Balotelli, who has also played for Inter Milan an AC Milan, shared his club's sentiments, adding on Instagram: "Anyone hap...

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  • Johnson sees big things for Ball
Johnson sees big things for Ball

Hong). The Lakers went with a local product with the No. 2 pick, getting UCLA guard Lonzo Ball . The team selected four players in the 2017 NBA Draft on Thursday, including longtime prospect Lonzo Ball . Brown said Simmons and Fultz, who will play in the summer league, could work well together in the backcourt, no matter which player is...

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  • Bulls hit reset button with Butler trade; Fultz is no. 1
Bulls hit reset button with Butler trade; Fultz is no. 1

The No. 3 overall pick of Philadelphia back in 2014, Embiid missed his first two seasons with multiple foot injuries. The Philadelphia 76ers chose Markelle Fultz as their first pick after they traded with the Boston Celtics earlier in the week.

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  • Butler posts heartfelt thank-you letter to Chicago Bulls
Butler posts heartfelt thank-you letter to Chicago Bulls

If not, there are other forwards available such as James Johnson they can target. Lauri Markkanen , right, poses for photos with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver after being selected by the Minnesota Timberwolves as the seventh pick overall during the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 22, 2017 , in NY.

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  • Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata AGREES to Man Utd move
Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata AGREES to Man Utd move

Morata has been the subject of intense speculation in recent weeks, as United have shifted their attention to him following the end to the pursuit of Antoine Griezmann, and Romelu Lukaku being keen on a return to Chelsea . "It was a great season, but he wants to play more", said Lopez. Any potential deal to bring Griezmann to Old Trafford no...

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  • Danny Ainge says Celtics would have taken Jayson Tatum with top pick
Danny Ainge says Celtics would have taken Jayson Tatum with top pick

On Wednesday, a day before the NBA Draft , the network announced that it will, as usual , allow Marc Stein, Chad Ford and company to tip picks to their hearts desire. "Right now he's just messing with things", the source said of Jackson. He said his college coach, Mike Krzyzewski, is close with Celtics coach Brad Stevens.

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