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So as he looked to be leaving the Barclays Center and the 2017 NBA Draft , the crowd booed him relentlessly. I was originally going to write this column about the ins and outs of the Sixers' trade with the Celtics that enabled Philly to select combo guard Markelle Fultz first overall, a scorer and ball-handler the team believes is the ideal fit to play alongside Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons .
  • Verstappen leads 1st practice in Baku; Perez crashes

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    Red Bull's Max Verstappen led the way in both practice sessions for the Azerbaijan Formula One Grand Prix but has left his mechanics with plenty of work to do after crashing. "I think the circuit is definitely as tight as it looks and has a lot of corners, unlike any others on the calendar", Ricciardo said. I think I used reverse three times and I haven't used reverse once in the last three years but it is good to do this today so we don't have to tomorrow.
  • Markelle Fultz Makes Rookie Mistake With Unintentionally Hilarious Instagram

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    Markelle Fultz was chosen by the Philadelphia 76ers as the No. 1 overall pick on Thursday night in front of millions of people, but he didn't seem to know where he was headed. The players don't get much of a say in which team they play for, but that didn't stop Lavar Ball from saying his son would play for no one but the Lakers .
  • Flyers Trade Brayden Schenn to Blues for Jori Lehtera, 2 Draft Picks

    Flyers Trade Brayden Schenn to Blues for Jori Lehtera, 2 Draft Picks

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    Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet and Sam Carchidi of the Philadelphia Inquirer reported the news during the draft in Chicago . They turned one of those picks into center Morgan Frost with Friday's No. He was a part of the move that sent Mike Richards out to the west coast, arriving in Philadelphia in 2011 with just nine National Hockey League games to his name.
  • Hayne admits his Origin comeback was 'touch and go'

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    And NSW will have Wednesday night's second-half collapse against Queensland to blame for another year of having to face the Slater magic. "They had all the running, their game plan was flawless". Slater's 11 games for the Storm this year have him on team-highs in tackle busts (52), try assists (11) and offloads (21) with five tries and seven line breaks.
  • Confed Cup hosts Russia face decisive match against Mexico

    Confed Cup hosts Russia face decisive match against Mexico

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    Cristiano Ronaldo struck for Portugal in the early minutes of the match that saw his side beat Russian Federation by 1-0 in the Confederations Cup yesterday. "He's a top quality player and, personally, this might have an impact on his new season as well". One area where Santos' squad suddenly does not appear so well-stocked is left-back.
  • Mavs fill need, take NC State point guard Dennis Smith Jr

    Mavs fill need, take NC State point guard Dennis Smith Jr

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    The 6-foot-3 Smith Jr., who averaged 18.1 points, 6.2 assists and 4.6 rebounds in his lone season with the Wolfpack, has been compared to Russell Westbrook and Derrick Rose. The do-it-all guard then showed that the injury was not going to slow him down at the collegiate level, ascending to the top of the Mavs' draft board to help revitalize Dallas' stagnant offensive attack.
  • Valtteri Bottas feels 'normal' despite uncertain Formula One future

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    Sebastian Vettel made light of a hard opening day at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix on Friday when he used his Ferrari's reverse gear three times . Hamilton , 32, has ambitions of developing a music career. "I am really enjoying the fight that we have with Ferrari". "The limit is a state of mind". In an interview with the official Formula 1 website ahead of Baku , Hamilton suggested he could follow in the footsteps of his ex-Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg and retire at the end of the ...
  • NBA teams go young with one-and-dones

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    Obviously he's the best point guard to ever play , so I'm looking to go in there and just learn from day one... Three of the freshmen came from Kentucky . Perhaps the Blazers can again make themselves contenders for a top four seed in the Western Conference, but if not, they are just a very expensive team with little flexibility and little way to improve.
  • Di Maria agrees to deal in Spain over tax fraud

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    Ronaldo has informed Real Madrid that he wants to leave the club this summer after being charged with a €14.7m tax fraud by Spanish authorities. Ronaldo is yet to comment on his future after claims he wishes to leave Santiago Bernabeu emerged last week.
  • Best to lead new-look Lions, controversial additions among replacements

    Best to lead new-look Lions, controversial additions among replacements

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    The Lions will not be such a pushover when it comes to defending, though Lienert-Brown has said, just like Gatland has preached, that they have something in the locker that they will unleash in the Test series. "It's pretty obvious we want to play with line speed in defence". He could have played on Saturday. "It makes it hard to complete attacking opportunities because there is so much happening off the ball in terms of holding players or subtly holding players".