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Hilarious Dennis Smith Jr. tweet from 2012 goes viral

Smith Jr.'s best quality is his explosiveness. "This is one we had to get right, and we had to get a little lucky with". "The guy we really wanted...we got". An astonishing fact about Smith was that he recorded two triple-doubles last season, which is a remarkable feat to accomplish. Dallas has been in search of a franchise point guard for a long time, and hopes Smith will be that. [Full Article...]

Brooks Koepka tames Erin Hills to claim US Open title

Brooks Koepka tames Erin Hills to claim US Open title What do you do when you've been in a serious auto accident as a child and your doctor advises you to avoid all contact sports? Koepka's victory comes in perhaps the most prestigious tournament on the tour and the biggest of all the major championships. [Full Article...]

Di Maria to plead guilty to tax fraud

The prosecutor recommends a sentence of 16 months and a fine of almost €800,000 ($890,000). Di Maria has pleaded guilty to the two charges, which each carry a six-month sentence, but the Argentina worldwide will not serve jail time as sentences below two years in length are normally suspended under Spanish law for first-time offenders. [Full Article...]

Cristiano Ronaldo mascot overcome with emotion at Confederations Cup

Mexico's Oswaldo Alanis, left, is challenged by New Zealand's Tommy Smith during the Confederations Cup , Group A soccer match between Mexico and New Zealand , at the Fisht Stadium in Sochi , Russia , Wednesday, June 21, 2017 . "I apologize, my words were wrong", Osorio said through a translator. "He is here to talk about the game, full stop, not about his life and his family". [Full Article...]

Philadelphia 76ers: Starters guide to the 2017 NBA Draft

Philadelphia 76ers: Starters guide to the 2017 NBA Draft Thanks for that, but I don't have cable". Like most of the other National Basketball Association prospects that will be in attendance at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn tonight, Fultz isn't going to walk up on that stage and shake Adam Silver's hand without something special on his feet. [Full Article...]

Ronaldo remains Real Madrid player -Perez

The United boss, valued at £61m by the Sunday Times Rich List last month, faces allegations of not paying taxes on image rights during his time as Real Madrid coach, with a lawsuit filed against him by the Public Prosecutor's office in the capital. [Full Article...]

Donovan Mitchell drafted 13th in the 2017 NBA Draft

Donovan Mitchell drafted 13th in the 2017 NBA Draft Donovan Mitchell reacts after being selected by the Denver Nuggets as the 13th pick overall during the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 22, 2017, in NY. He was among the final top 30 candidates for the Naismith Trophy for college basketball player of the year. Hayward is expected to decline his player option and become a free agent and Hill will be an unrestricted free agent. [Full Article...]

Kohli deflects question on Kumble saga

Tom Moody is now the head coach for Hyderabad team in the IPL. "I was surprised since I had always respected the role boundaries between the captain and coach", he added. What Kohli may fail to realise is that Kumble's resignation is a far greater failure on his part as a captain than the Champions Trophy. India are set to play a five-match one-day series, starting with an ODI against West I... [Full Article...]

UW's Markelle Fultz goes No. 1

The Philadelphia 76ers took Fultz with the No. 1 pick and the Lakers followed by taking Ball, with the point guards from the Pac-12 Conference beginning a run of seven straight freshmen. As Lonzo walked on stage to meet Commissioner Adam Silver and put on a purple Lakers hat, LaVar put on a gold Big Baller Brand hat, the company he has started. [Full Article...]

LeBron James 'Not Happy at All' for Kevin Durant

LeBron James 'Not Happy at All' for Kevin Durant Not to mention he got a quick jab at his critics with a well-timed Nike commercial shorty after the confetti fell in Oracle Arena. Fans light fireworks on a street in downtown Oakland, Calif ., after the Golden State Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers in game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday June 12, 2017. [Full Article...]

Markelle Fultz top pick in NBA draft

The team traded away their point guard D'Angelo Russell just a few days ago to make room for their pick. That led him to declare for the NBA Draft . The inside of the gray suit has about a dozen pictures of friends and family along with his slogan, F2G, which means "Faithful to the Grind". Philadelphia and Boston have agreed on a deal to trade picks in this year's draft; the 76ers get the... [Full Article...]

UW's Markelle Fultz selected 1st overall by the Philadelphia 76e

There's also Dario Saric , the worldwide player who took over in the Rookie of the Year race when Embiid seemed to falter. If the more favorable of the Sixers' and Kings' 2019 first-round picks is the No. 1 pick, though the destination has changed. Tatum worked out for Ainge and the Celtics' front office out West earlier this month, and did a second workout for Boston on Monday in Waltham... [Full Article...]

Huskies' Markelle Fultz taken No. 1 overall in NBA Draft by 76ers

Fultz , the former Washington point guard, averaged 23.2 points, 5.7 rebounds and 5.9 assists in 25 games in his only collegiate season. With the seventh pick, the Minnesota Timberwolves selected Lauri Markkanen and will reportedly send him to the Chicago Bulls in a proposed trade for Jimmy Butler. [Full Article...]

76ers official acquire number one overall pick from Celtics

They also, of course, will be trading their No. 3 overall pick in this year's National Basketball Association draft as well. In 2016, the Sixers picked Ben Simmons , who didn't play at all during the season after breaking a bone in his foot. [Full Article...]

Boston Celtics Pick Jayson Tatum in 2017 NBA Draft

There is one that fits them and the way they play. "Kobe was always my favorite player, but I'm a Celtics fan now", he said. But who knows, maybe one of these aforementioned players will become the next second round gem a la Paul Millsap or Carlos Boozer. [Full Article...]

Mourinho accused of defrauding Spain of $3.6 million

Those include Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo, who played under Mr Mourinho and shares the same agent. Mourinho, 54, who left Madrid in 2013, faces two counts of tax fraud . Ronaldo has denied any wrongdoing. Di Maria spent four seasons with Real Madrid between 2010 and 2014 and the details of his case have been confirmed by the Spanish tax authorities. [Full Article...]

Hawks look to future on draft night, address trade of Howard

Hawks look to future on draft night, address trade of Howard His athleticism and size allow him to be a strong presence in the paint getting rebounds and finishing plays. While he didn't have much range, Collins did have some success as a jump shooter with his 44.8 percent on two-point jumpers. The Hawks settled for overpriced center Miles Plumlee, shooting guard Marco Belinelli and the 41st pick, while also giving the Hornets the No. 31 choice. [Full Article...]

Nets grab Texas one-and-done big man Allen with 22nd pick

Nets grab Texas one-and-done big man Allen with 22nd pick Allen joins a Nets roster that includes centers Timofey Mozgov , acquired this week in the Lakers trade that also brought point guard D'Angelo Russell to Brooklyn, and backup Justin Hamilton. He will have little competition for playing time; that's the way it should be for a developing player. "Allen's tremendous combination of length, reach, agility and ability to get off the floor quickly giv... [Full Article...]

Gay Couple Recreates Pride Photo 24 Years Later And It's ideal

Gay Couple Recreates Pride Photo 24 Years Later And It's ideal More than two decades after protesting for LGBTQ rights during the March on Washington, the duo headed back to D.C. earlier this month to take part in the Equality March for Unity and Pride . "It was really encouraging for us to read so many supportive comments". Later, they posted the images alongside one another on social media, where the result quickly made the rounds on Reddit and went... [Full Article...]

Top pick Fultz shows off memorable suit jacket

Thanks to a trade this week between the Philadelphia 76ers and Boston Celtics , where Philadelphia received the first pick in the draft previously held by Boston, Fultz will now be playing in the City of Brotherly Love. Jackson furnished 16.3 points and 7.4 boards a game for the Jayhawks as a freshman last season. Simmons injured his foot in training camp and never played while the Sixers impro... [Full Article...]


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