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76ers make Fultz first pick in NBA Draft

Fultz averaged 23.3 points a game, 5.7 rebounds a game and 5.9 assists a game in his lone college season. (He'd say it even if it weren't.) The choice between Tatum and Jackson was a fine one to have: Both had excellent freshmen years and both project well to the National Basketball Association.


Kansas' Jackson, Duke's Tatum headline forwards in NBA draft

Kansas' Jackson, Duke's Tatum headline forwards in NBA draft

The Boston Celtics might still want to draft Josh Jackson with the No. 3 pick, but they still haven't gotten an up-close look at the former Kansas star. "We think there's a really good chance the player we'll take at [No.] 3 is the same player we would have taken at [No.] 1". Ford previously reported Boston had Jackson and Tatum in the " same tier " as Fultz and Lonzo Ball.



Surprise! Lonzo Ball releases Lakers-inspired ZO2 shoes

I see Larry Nance. "I'm just thankful for everybody helping me get here, and I'm truly blessed to be able to play for my hometown, and I can't wait to get on the court", Ball said. "He's going to do what he does and we're going to do what we do and we're going to get after it here. And all I can say is that we walked away from that really impressed with the family".


Kiwi Tai Webster goes unpicked in NBA Draft

Kiwi Tai Webster goes unpicked in NBA Draft

The 2017 draft was a record-setting night for freshmen. The choice of Fultz fits in nicely with Philadelphia's rebuilding programme. With Fultz adding his scoring proficiency alongside the pass-first Simmons and Embiid, the Sixers are hoping their painstaking "Process" finally takes the next step into the postseason.



New Liverpool Signing, Salah: I'm Back In The EPL As Better Player

After a six-month stay at Fiorentina, during which he scored six goals in his first seven games, Salah proved a major force in Roma's improved form. "Everything has improved. The team also has Daniel Sturridge and Divock Origi competing for a starting place, and Liverpool have the potential to be the most exciting attacking team in the league next season.


Greig Laidlaw supports Gatland's addition of six new Lions

Greig Laidlaw supports Gatland's addition of six new Lions

While Tuesday's team contains few, if any, of the players who will face the All Blacks at Eden Park, Gatland says the midweekers will play a role in keeping the Lions' confidence high approaching the three-test series. Gatland has been touched by the warm welcome his team have received from the majority of New Zealanders but has no wish to see a potentially decisive Test shaped by cynical on-field acts.