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Author: 0 Who's No. 3? NBA draft intrigue begins after Fultz, Ball

Magic Johnson revolutionized the point guard position during his career with the Los Angeles Lakers and on Thursday, in his new role of running the team, picked a player in his own image to lead them back to contention. "It's going to be a surprise for you guys and me, but you just got to stay tuned". "I think the great teams in today's game, the ball's moving around the perimeter and three-point shots are being made".

Sport Chris Paul, Blake Griffin decline options, hit free agency
Author: 0 Chris Paul, Blake Griffin decline options, hit free agency

The other half of "Lob City" DeAndre Jordan, was reportedly being shopped around by the Clippers just before the NBA Draft, but the team ended up not making a move. He played in only 61 games this season, averaging 21.6 points and 8.1 rebounds, but missed the rest of the playoffs after injuring his big toe on April 21 during Game 4 of the Clippers' first-round Western Conference series with the Utah Jazz.

Author: 0 Edmonton's Connor McDavid wins first Hart Trophy as NHL MVP

The Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby just won his third Stanley Cup, but it appears Connor McDavid of the Edmonton Oilers is in the process of dethroning Sid the Kid as the NHL's best player. Bobrovsky, the first Russian to win the award twice, and Tortorella played major roles in the Blue Jackets' revival for the best season in franchise history.

Sport Saints target sent off as England cruise into Euro U21 semi finals
Author: 0 Saints target sent off as England cruise into Euro U21 semi finals

Only the winners of each of the three groups in Poland are guaranteed to qualify for the semi-finals, where they will be joined by the runners-up with the best record. England came into this clash in desperate need of a win, as anything less than three points would take their qualification for the semi-finals out of their hands.

Author: 0 Di Maria strikes deal with Spanish prosecutor in tax case

The document formalizing the deal between the parties said that Di Maria used a company in Panama to avoid tax. Yet, Gestha also pointed out that Ronaldo can half or even quarter the amount of the minimum sentences in every case if in the next two months he pays back the tax he is accused of evading plus interests and fines.

Sport Gamecocks Dozier inks free agent contract with the Lakers
Author: 0 Gamecocks Dozier inks free agent contract with the Lakers

Dozier discusses what's next for him, sharing the night with friends and family, and the excitement of seeing Thornwell taken 48th overall in the draft, ending up with the Clippers . He averaged 14.7 points during his four-year career. Down the stretch of the season, Dozier was a key part in the Gamecocks' rotation and helped lead the Gamecocks to a 25-win season and a berth in the NIT.

Sport 76ers take Fultz with top pick in NBA draft
Author: 0 76ers take Fultz with top pick in NBA draft

Just like at the 2016 NBA Draft, one year later the NBA gathered at the Barclays Center to disperse the incoming rookie class. The Boston Celtics , original holders of the top pick and the presumed destination for Fultz, traded their pick to the 76ers.

Sport Fernando Alonso unenthused over Honda upgrade
Author: 0 Fernando Alonso unenthused over Honda upgrade

Before this weekend, both Alonso and Vandoorne had already used five turbo/MGU-Hs this season, when only four are permitted for the entire year. It will therefore not be until the following round, that we will truly understand their impact.

Sport Indian police arrest 15 for celebrating Pakistan's win
Author: 0 Indian police arrest 15 for celebrating Pakistan's win

The accused were produced in a local court which rejected their bail applications and sent them to jail. Please Wait while comments are loading. "Across all aspects of the event, really, from the enthusiasm of the volunteers - cricketers , as they were called - to the broadcaster viewership, the digital content that we put out, umpiring, player behaviour, pitches.

Author: 0 Celtics-Sixers trade finalised, Markelle Fultz expected to go No. 1

Fultz , who is a point guard out of the University of Washington, is considered by many to be the most talented player in the draft. The Celtics sent that pick to the Sixers for the No. Fultz worked out for the Sixers on Saturday night. According to Celtics president Danny Ainge , that was never going to be the case. “I think theyre both terrific players, ” Ainge said.

Sport Dodgers hit 3 more HRs, complete 4-game sweep of Mets
Author: 0 Dodgers hit 3 more HRs, complete 4-game sweep of Mets

Gsellman is a Los Angeles area native who was making his first career start in front of his family and friends. Get prep sports breaking news alerts from the Gwinnett Daily Post staff delivered to your email. This season there's a home run every 26.9 at-bats and one of every 6.8 hits is a home run. Puig, who is appealing the suspension, flashed the middle finger on both hands at fans sitting behind home plate at Progressive Field after hitting a home run in the second inning on June 13.

Author: 0 Crystal Palace set to announce Frank De Boer as new manager

Crystal Palace have reportedly offered former Ajax and Inter Milan manager Frank De Boer the chance to take over at Selhurst Park . The former Netherlands worldwide, 47, has been offered the job and negotiations are at an advanced stage.

Sport Lakers great Magic Johnson picks successor in Lonzo Ball
Author: 0 Lakers great Magic Johnson picks successor in Lonzo Ball

Check out the footage below! The Lakers see Ball as a game changer. "It's insane. You can't really tell by my emotion, but I'm feeling good". For months, people have been criticizing LaVar Ball for putting unnecessary pressure on his son Lonzo by boasting about how good the UCLA product will be in the National Basketball Association.

Sport 76ers put future of The Process in No. 1 pick Fultz's hands
Author: 0 76ers put future of The Process in No. 1 pick Fultz's hands

The NBA Draft drew an average minute streaming audience of 135,200 viewers, up 55 percent from 2016, and 1,153,500 unique viewers, up 107 percent from previous year. Kentucky had three players taken in the first 14 picks: De'Aaron Fox (No. 5, to Sacramento); Malik Monk (11, to Charlotte); Bam Adebayo (14, to Miami).

Sport Corey Seager notches second career 3-homer game
Author: 0 Corey Seager notches second career 3-homer game

Fans cheer as Los Angeles Dodgers' Cody Bellinger rounds the bases after hitting a two-run home run during the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets , Tuesday, June 20, 2017 , in Los Angeles . His first game was April 25. Tyler Smith came on as a pinch runner and reached second with no outs on a wild pitch. In those seven games, he is 6 for 6 with a walk to open the first inning.

Sport Blackhawks Lose Defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk To Golden Knights In Expansion Draft
Author: 0 Blackhawks Lose Defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk To Golden Knights In Expansion Draft

That was the case, too. The Hurricanes filled a spot on their blue line Thursday, acquiring defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk from the Vegas Golden Knights just a day after he was selected in the expansion draft. While Van Riemsdyk has only scored eight goals and 31 points in 158 games to date, he was never asked to play too significant of a role on a Blackhawks team that features Duncan Keith, Brent Seabrook and Niklas Hjalmarsson.

Sport Vegas selects Blues' Perron in expansion draft
Author: 0 Vegas selects Blues' Perron in expansion draft

In addition to selecting impressive NHLers such as Jonathan Marchessault, James Neal, Marc Methot and Nate Schmidt , the Golden Knights were also able to stock up on draft picks (12 through 2020), including three first-rounders in this weekend's draft.

Sport Los Angeles Lakers select UCLA's Lonzo Ball second overall
Author: 0 Los Angeles Lakers select UCLA's Lonzo Ball second overall

I was at a loss for words. "I'm a very optimistic person, but I don't look that far into the future", Walton said . "For me it's just fun, what I love to do". "[I knew] when he was a baby...it's a wonderful feeling, but I already knew it was coming to him". "I think they like his versatility". "I think D'Angelo's a special player and I definitely don't want to attach the name "expendable" next to him because he's an extraordinary talent", Pelinka said.

Author: 0 Knicks end the run on freshmen picks in draft

After losing the conference finals to the Cavaliers, the Celtics head into the draft with a number of needs, including offensive help on the wing and more of a presence in the paint. "Obviously I did a few things wrong that I shouldn't have done, but, you know, it's been blown up a lot just because I am who I am". Meanwhile, Tatum has been impressing all-around, and has been part of the Celtics video room sessions, watching tape of his college games and Boston's games from past year, ...

Author: 0 Suns nab forward Josh Jackson with 4th overall pick

Tonight in New York City, former Kansas basketball stars Josh Jackson and Frank Mason III will find out a little more about their futures than they know when they wake up. "I think that's really special, though", he said, "because coming in I think we can learn a lot together and over the years we can be something really special".

Sport Tammy Abraham Of Chelsea, Close To Swansea City Loan
Author: 0 Tammy Abraham Of Chelsea, Close To Swansea City Loan

Speaking to BBC Wales , via the Daily Mail , Swansea Chairman Huw Jenkins said the South Wales club are also battling for Abraham's signature with Newcastle and Brighton. After this season I need to take myself to the next level. Llorente scored 15 league goals last season, while Sigurdsson scored nine times and registered 13 assists.

Sport NBA Draft 2017: The biggest trades that went down
Author: 0 NBA Draft 2017: The biggest trades that went down

He still intends to make Simmons the point guard and let the chips fall where they may. The Celtics then took Duke's Jayson Tatum at No. 3 after moving down two spots in the trade with Philadelphia, drawing cheers from a large contingent of their fans at Barclays Center wearing green.

Author: 0 No. 1 National Basketball Association draft pick Markelle Fultz makes rookie mistake in Inst

But despite no longer being around, Hinkie is still remembered by 76ers staff, players, and fans, so much so that current Sixers coach Brett Brown even texted Hinkie to say thanks after the team selected Fultz last night. Fultz, who was one of the most electrifying freshmen in college basketball last season, averaged 23.2 points, 5.9 assists and 5.7 rebounds for the Washington Huskies.

Author: 0 Ange Postecoglou: Australia in need of more composure after Germany loss

The Socceroos will be looking to start their Confederations Cup campaign on a high when they face a younger Germany side. "Physically, the team is in a good condition and has made a good impression in training". "We were always chasing them but we'll pick ourselves up and move onto the next one". Mistakes are punished severely, especially by more gifted opponents, which is what happened in the first half.