76ers take Fultz to start NBA draft
- June 24, 2017

The seventh pick became Arizona forward Lauri Markkanen . After getting a text from his trainer saying they were going to Philly instead of Boston , Fultz asked his most important question: "Do they have Chick-fil-a there?" The Minnesota Timberwolves pulled off the biggest surprise, and traded for Jimmy Butler . (more...)
Devils select Hischier with first overall draft pick Devils select Hischier with first overall draft pick
- June 24, 2017

Defensemen Miro Heiskanen (No. 3 overall to Dallas) and UMass-bound Cale Makar (No. 4 to Colorado) and right winger Owen Tippett (No. 10 to Florida) were the only exceptions. Patrick went second overall to the rival Philadelphia Flyers . The Flyers entered the draft knowing they would get a potential superstar in either Patrick or Nico Hischier , and Patrick somewhat surprisingly fell into their lap. (more...)
76ers take Fultz, Lakers grab Ball to start NBA draft
- June 23, 2017

The performance at Washington capped a meteoric rise on the amateur level for Fultz. I can't speak for other schools, but the way they did it at Gonzaga was so special. However, due to injury, Simmons didn't appear in a game last season. Ball was projected to be picked by the Lakers' new front office of Hall of Famer Magic Johnson and Rob Pelinka . (more...)
Draft is next up during NBA's dizzying days of deals
- June 23, 2017

The top of the board is flush with prospects who possess genuine superstar potential, and the rest of the class is littered with starting-caliber players. "Jonathan Isaac is a terrific young talent that doesn't have quite the exposure maybe as some of the other guys that played at Duke and Kansas", he continued. (more...)
Wawrinka Powers Past Cilic to French Semis Wawrinka Powers Past Cilic to French Semis
- June 22, 2017

The world number one fell behind two breaks and the eighth seed served out the set after just 35 minutes of play. As is often the case with Murray it required a sense of injustice to unlock his best shots and on this occasion it came courtesy of a time violation from umpire Carlos Ramos. (more...)
Brooks Koepka caps a record week with US Open title
- June 19, 2017

The Florida native opened the final round 11 under and one shot behind Harman, the 54-hole leader. The question now becomes how Koepka can follow up from his U.S. "Came up a little short", Matsuyama told reporters through an interpreter. He nearly muffed the third, leaving it 41 feet away, but calmly two-putted for the title. (more...)