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 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...)
Paul George to leave Pacers after next season Paul George to leave Pacers after next season
- June 19, 2017

Smith at shooting guard. George may even already have a certain team in mind. What leverage do the Pacers have? . Paul George wants to play for the Los Angeles Lakers , eventually. He was asked if he wants to stay with the Pacers . Before the recent news came out, I would have been opposed to the Lakers trading for Paul George because he would have caused the team to overpay and weaken the squad. (more...)
Wind howling as final round at Erin Hills gets under way
- June 19, 2017

Koepka - like Jason Day , Danny Willett, Dustin Johnson , Henrik Stenson, Jimmy Walker and Sergio Garcia - is a bridesmaid no more. As the front nine progressed, it looked increasingly as if it would come down to a question of who would blink first. (more...)