• Sixers make Fultz No. 1 pick in National Basketball Association draft; Jazz selects Lydon
Sixers make Fultz No. 1 pick in National Basketball Association draft; Jazz selects Lydon

Once upon a time , this draft felt predictable for the Boston Celtics . The Los Angeles Lakers have the second pick in the draft and are expected to select University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA ) standout Lonzo Ball . 1 pick and the Lakers followed by taking Ball, with the point guards from the Pac-12 Conference beginning a run ...

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  • Jayson Tatum picked third by the Boston Celtics in NBA Draft
Jayson Tatum picked third by the Boston Celtics in NBA Draft

With this trade, the Celtics are giving up the chance to draft Washington guard Markelle Fultz, as the 76ers have said they will take him with the No. And I think the same thing this time. "They have a sense of pride and tradition, with the great franchise and all these championships and great players".

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  • Chaminade's Tatum goes 3rd overall to Celtics
Chaminade's Tatum goes 3rd overall to Celtics

The Pelicans drafted Frank Jackson at that spot, taking the freshman guard out of Duke University. Despite not working out for the Boston Celtics , projected top 5 draft pick Josh Jackson is open to playing in Boston . And so it went that the Celtics took the 6-foot-8, 205-pound Tatum, who averaged 16.8 points and 7.3 rebounds in his one ...

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  • Philadelphia 76ers draft Markelle Fultz with No. 1 pick
Philadelphia 76ers draft Markelle Fultz with No. 1 pick

The performance at Washington capped a meteoric rise on the amateur level for Fultz. After graduation, Fultz was named tournament MVP after leading Team USA to the gold medal at the FIBA America's U18 tournament. Ball's father, LaVar , put on his Lakers hat even before the pick became official. Pasecniks has two years left on his contract ...

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  • North Korea rebuttal: Otto Warmbier's death 'a mystery'
North Korea rebuttal: Otto Warmbier's death 'a mystery'

Warmbier's family objected to an autopsy, leaving his official cause of death a mystery. The Hamilton County Coroner's Office in OH examined Warmbier's body after the 22-year-old University of Virginia student died on Monday . Asked whether Trump had lost faith in China's ability to restrain North Korea, Mattis said the president's view repr...

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  • What does Sixers' Markelle Fultz think of comparisons to Rockets' James Harden?
What does Sixers' Markelle Fultz think of comparisons to Rockets' James Harden?

It's insane that it's only been seven days since I got invited to Philly. "But there was clearly a fire burning that was ridiculous". "It's a goal set by millions but only a few actually make it". "He can see passes and plays that nobody else can". Fultz will too, and the 76ers will hope he's better at basketball than social media. Markelle Fu...

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  • Phoenix Was Willing To Trade No. 4 For Kevin Love, Per ESPN
Phoenix Was Willing To Trade No. 4 For Kevin Love, Per ESPN

According to Joe Cowley of the Chicago Sun Times , several Cavaliers had reached out to the All-Star wing to convince him to make the move and come to Cleveland before Griffin left, but they suddenly made a U-turn when the news came out. However, Irving may become the main star there, as Butler has been reportedly pushing for a trade to get himself...

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  • Angel Di Maria handed suspended one-year jail term for tax fraud
Angel Di Maria handed suspended one-year jail term for tax fraud

However, a decision is only expected after the Confederations Cup as the player is expected to meet the Real Madrid president to talk about his grievances and his future at the club. Mourinho's agents at Portugal-based Gestifute said in a statement that the coach had not received any notification relating to the allegations from tax authorities o...

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  • Prosecutors accuse Mourinho of tax fraud
Prosecutors accuse Mourinho of tax fraud

Mourinho left Real Madrid in the summer of 2013. The Real Madrid star is accused of defrauding Spanish authorities of €14.7m (£12.95m) between 2011 and 2014 and will now testify on July 31, it has been confirmed. Representatives for Ronaldo declined to comment. Ronaldo has denied any wrongdoing. A, based in the Virgin Islands, before September ...

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  • Marquinhos desperate for Verratti stay
Marquinhos desperate for Verratti stay

Marquinhos is confident the 24-year-old will end up staying with Unai Emery's men and thinks that would be the right outcome. According to a report from Mediaset this evening, PSG midfeld star Marco Verratti has rejected an offer of 12 million Euro per season to extend his contract with the Ligue 1 side.

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  • Portugal Ignoring Cristiano Ronaldo Transfer Speculation - Pepe
Portugal Ignoring Cristiano Ronaldo Transfer Speculation - Pepe

They claim that Mourinho, who took over at United a year ago, failed to declare 3.3 million euros ($3.7m, £2.9m) during his time in the Spanish capital - 1.6 million euros in 2011 and 1.7 million euros in 2012. "The corporate structure was used by the accused in order to make the benefits derived from image rights opaque", the prosecutor said in ...

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  • Mourinho in tax fraud net
Mourinho in tax fraud net

However, Perez said that he had not spoken to Ronaldo, who is on duty for Portugal at the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation, which ends on July 2. "I have to make a defense at all costs as a player and as a person. know well". However, he said that the situation is an unexpected one and it is imperative that a solution is found.

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  • Stevenage's Lewis Hamilton secures victory in Canadian F1 Grand Prix
Stevenage's Lewis Hamilton secures victory in Canadian F1 Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton held the bright yellow helmet over his head for the cheering crowd to see, and gave it a kiss as if he had already won the weekend's biggest prize. A few laps later his day was done as his Red Bull succumbed to what was most likely a power unit failure. "I was defending the whole race ". "I'm impressed at the way they fixed the...

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  • America's Cup Challenger semi-finals
America's Cup Challenger semi-finals

The victor of each first-to-five semi-final progresses to the challenger final and whoever wins that will take on Oracle Team USA in the America's Cup Match starting on June 17. Race officials later said Artemis shouldn't have been penalized. "And at the end of it all a terrifying "pitchpole" for New Zealand which left their boat badly damage...

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  • Warriors pick up No. 38 pick Jordan Bell in deal with Bulls
Warriors pick up No. 38 pick Jordan Bell in deal with Bulls

Golden State purchased the 38th pick from Chicago to acquire center/forward Jordan Bell out of the University of OR, and he looks promising. "I actually was not optimistic we would be able to get him, but somehow it came to fruition". He's kind of learning under a pretty good group of veterans and we're thrilled. For the second straight year, they ...

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  • Thomas Bryant drafted in second round by the Lakers
Thomas Bryant drafted in second round by the Lakers

Los Angeles then traded the 28th overall pick to Utah for the 30th and 42nd picks, landing Villanova forward Josh Hart and IN center Thomas Bryant. "I say because I never get left". I wouldn't have made that move if I didn't think I could use that money. Walton gets it: After all, he is the son of Hall of Famer Bill Walton, the genial baske...

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  • Huskies go No. 1 overall in National Basketball Association and WNBA draft
Huskies go No. 1 overall in National Basketball Association and WNBA draft

If that pick is between the second and fifth spots in next year's draft, it becomes the Celtics. The inevitable was made official Thursday night when the 76ers selected Markelle Fultz with the first pick of the National Basketball Association draft.

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  • 76ers make Fultz top pick, Lakers snag Ball second
76ers make Fultz top pick, Lakers snag Ball second

Ball's father, LaVar, put on his Lakers hat even before the pick became official. The addition of Fultz will no doubt raise expectations among Sixers fans, some of whom are having visions of the playoffs dancing around in their heads.

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  • Pelicans trade up, take Duke's Frank Jackson in 2nd round
Pelicans trade up, take Duke's Frank Jackson in 2nd round

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's the fourth time in franchise history that the team has had the overall No. 1 pick. His height nudged him into the second round. Denver picked Louisville's Donova...

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  • Man United's big profit selling Adnan Januzaj to Real Sociedad
Man United's big profit selling Adnan Januzaj to Real Sociedad

Adnan Januzaj is a misfit at Manchester United and the club has been fielding offers for the Belgian winger this summer transfer window. He was an exceptional talent, with the kind of skill to make you jump out of your seat. However, he fell down the pecking order under Louis van Gaal and then went on to have underwhelming loan spells at Borussi...

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  • Los Angeles Lakers have what New York Knicks desire for Kristaps Porzingis
Los Angeles Lakers have what New York Knicks desire for Kristaps Porzingis

Frank Ntilikina , a Rwandan-French basketball player was yesterday drafted 8 overall pick in the NBA Draft by the New York Knicks , a professional basketball team based in New York City. A unique offensive talent at 7-3, Porzingis had been considered the player the Knicks would build around. As Phil Jackson has stated publicly, nobody is...

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  • Sixers land No. 1 pick, chance to draft Fultz
Sixers land No. 1 pick, chance to draft Fultz

The usually ho-hum NBA Draft suddenly got incredibly interesting overnight, with the confirmation of the long-suspected trade between Philly and the Boston Celtics , that will now see the Sixers pick first overall in the draft, rather than the Boston boys.

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  • Magic Johnson calls Lonzo Ball
Magic Johnson calls Lonzo Ball "the new face of the Lakers"

D'Angelo Russell was a first-round draft pick and the second overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft . He walked across the stage Thursday night at Barclays Center wearing orange sneakers made of basketballs . Ball has shown what he could be capable of in the National Basketball Association during his lone season at UCLA - turning the school into an o...

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  • Spurs eyeing trade for Paul George, Kristaps Porzingis
Spurs eyeing trade for Paul George, Kristaps Porzingis

ESPN's Kevin Pelton crunched the numbers and concluded Jae Crowder and the No. 3 pick would offer fair value. Of course, the terms would have to be the Knicks' liking. Prior to the draft, Phil Jackson confirmed that the Knicks were listening to offers for the 7'3 star, but the night came and went without any Porzingis trade.

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  • Portugal's Probable Starting XI vs New Zealand - Confederations Cup
Portugal's Probable Starting XI vs New Zealand - Confederations Cup

Have you read Trendiee Today? Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo heads at goal. The 68,134-seater stadium is the new home of Zenit Saint Petersburg. "Let's hope they're not as serious as we believe they are at the moment". The team played very well against a side playing at home with the support of their fans, but we were better. Mexico brough...

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  • Astros' Springer suffers hand injury, leaves game
Astros' Springer suffers hand injury, leaves game

Joseph drove in three runs as Philadelphia, a major league-worst 23-48, won for just the second time in 15 games. Springer's status is day-to-day. Thursday's contest got out of hand early, with the Astros jumping out to a 10-0 lead by the second inning before Oakland came roaring back late.

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  • Gracious Halep hails shock French Open champion Ostapenko
Gracious Halep hails shock French Open champion Ostapenko

Ostapenko built momentum after an error-strewn start and made Halep work with a phenomenal 22 winners in the second. Ostapenko's 50th victor of the match was another half-volley, helping her to a 5-3 lead, which she then converted against the serve by thumping Halep's delivery straight back past her.

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  • Antonio Conte
Antonio Conte "wants Chelsea to sign Leonardo Bonucci or Virgil van Dijk"

The Van Dijk departure saga has been one of the longest and most drawn-out stories of the summer so far, with a new club seemingly linked with a move for the talented Dutchman every day. He said: "Players and their agents hold all the power these days and if he says he won't kick another ball for Southampton and demands a move, it will happen".

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  • Ten-man France down England in lively friendly
Ten-man France down England in lively friendly

Southgate says he did not "sugarcoat" his verdict in the dressing room after Tuesday night's loss at the Stade de France in a match that saw centre-back Raphael Varane sent off for the hosts early in the second half. Such comments were borne out of the frustration that is only understandable as Southgate looks to turn promise into success. T...

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  • TCU to meet Florida again after 9-2 College World Series win
TCU to meet Florida again after 9-2 College World Series win

LSU followed with a two-run second. LSU's Josh Smith (4) reacts as he runs to first base after hitting an RBI single during the second inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball game against the OR in Omaha, Neb ., Friday, June 23, 2017 .

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  • Senate Republicans just lost a key vote on their healthcare bill
Senate Republicans just lost a key vote on their healthcare bill

Republicans view Obama's Affordable Care Act as a costly government intrusion into the private marketplace. The bill was a rare Trump initiative that received Democratic support. "This bill may change, but Republicans will only be putting lipstick on a devastating blow to Americans' health care", said Sen. Several of them felt his lash during l...

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  • Di Maria Strikes Deal with Prosecutor over Tax Fraud
Di Maria Strikes Deal with Prosecutor over Tax Fraud

The Sun is reporting that the Portugal captain is determined to try and secure a move back to Old Trafford after the speculation about his future in recent days. Di Maria initially agreed in February of this year to pay 1.45 million euros. "Following the publication in today's [Thursday] AS newspaper of information concerning the signing of Jo...

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  • Ward defeats Kovalev to retain light heavyweight titles
Ward defeats Kovalev to retain light heavyweight titles

Ward appeared to hit Kovalev with several low blows before securing the stoppage victory when referee Tony Weeks called the fight in the eighth round. Only Kovalev had fought at Mandalay Bay before during his career. Both fighters had their moments. Kovalev outlanded Ward , 95 to 80, overall (according to CompuBox) but expended a great de...

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  • Lonzo Ball (and Dad?) Picked by LA Lakers
Lonzo Ball (and Dad?) Picked by LA Lakers

His rights were sent to the Los Angeles Lakers for the rights to North Carolina center Tony Bradley, who was taken at No. 28, and the rights to Indiana's Thomas Bryan, who was taken at No. The game that Jason Kidd and Steve Nash played. "I think that you also are gauging and evaluating his son on his ability and what he can do not only on the b...

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  • Lonzo Ball rocks $495 new Lakers colorway ZO2 sneakers after being drafted
Lonzo Ball rocks $495 new Lakers colorway ZO2 sneakers after being drafted

So when do the 76ers play the Lakers? They also hold the 28th pick . Thibodeau has enough young players in Minnesota and wanted a veteran like he had during his successful run coaching the Bulls. Ball said when interviewed after his name was called. A lot of people took notice to the fact that mere seconds after Lonzo was picked, Lavar al...

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