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Back in the days, it was Magic Johnson and Julius Erving, now it's the new crop of players in Joel Embiid , Ben Simmons , and Lonzo Ball . "He has the talent to be an All-Star". " Lonzo Ball is going to take the Lakers to the playoffs in his first year", LaVar told ESPN's Jeff Goodman. "The right people are in charge".
  • Hiddink urges FIFA to pick best referees for World Cup

    Hiddink urges FIFA to pick best referees for World Cup

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    Chile , who face European champions Portugal in the last four on Wednesday in Kazan, came second in the group with five points, two behind Germany and three ahead of Australia in third. James Troisi steered Australia ahead after 42 minutes in Moscow, but Chile replied through half-time substitute Rodriguez on 67 minutes to progress as Group B runners-up behind Germany .
  • Watford complete £8m deal for Derby midfielder

    Watford complete £8m deal for Derby midfielder

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    OFFICIAL: #watfordfc is delighted to confirm the signing of England Under-21 midfielder Will Hughes from Derby County on a five-year deal. The 22-year-old is the first new arrival at Vicarage Road since Marco Silva replaced Walter Mazzarri as boss.
  • Ricciardo wins chaotic Azerbaijan GP; Vettel leads overall

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    Vettel crossed the line in fourth place with Hamilton in fifth. The safety auto came out three times in quick succession before a red flag stopped the race on lap 22 of 51 because debris littered the track. Because I was with [race victor Daniel] Ricciardo when the first safety vehicle came out. Hamilton topped Q2 ahead of Bottas and Vettel. Both Vettel and Hamilton were left in deep conversation with their teams regarding their clash, with the stewards doing much the same, confirming the ...
  • Joel Embiid Dominated #NBADraft Twitter, Eeking Out Woj

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    The Sixers used a series of moves to jump up and snag the No. 1 pick, previously held by the Boston Celtics . You're telling me they couldn't have come up with a more enticing package for the Chicago Bulls in exchange for Jimmy Butler? The 76ers have the top pick and are said to be set on taking point guard Markelle Fultz of Washington , while U.C.L.A point guard Lonzo Ball is expected to be taken at No.2 by the Lakers.
  • Splash! Bulls trade Jimmy Butler to Timberwolves

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    They were among the youngest teams in the league last season, cast as a team that could be a force once all of their pups grew up. It will be interesting to see how he fits with the Timberwolves next season. The former Chicago Bulls star went on to talk about the National Basketball Association as a business and what he thinks about the trade. Nonetheless, if the Wolves can get a verbal commitment from a superstar this free agency, they should immediately find an offer in which they only ...
  • Stroll claims historic F1 finish

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    A fortnight after breaking his F1 points duck with ninth on home ground in Montreal, Williams's rookie signing kept his composure in a insane Baku race to finish third - only losing second to recovering Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas in a photo-finish over the line.
  • Germany v Chile: Low wants improvement against 'top-class' Copa America holders

    Germany v Chile: Low wants improvement against 'top-class' Copa America holders

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    Of course, another reason for Australia's slow start was that Germany were simply very good. At the end of the match Germany on the counter was much closer to the fourth goal than Australia to a sensational draw. Wearing the armband in the absence of the missing Mile Jedinak , Milligan has no doubt that if the Australia that turned up in the second half against Germany fronts from the kick-off against the African champions then three points can be taken.
  • NHL Expansion Mock Draft: Predictions For Vegas Golden Knights' Roster

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    How can we protect your roster? "You can negotiate your way out of this if you wish", McPhee said, via the Associated Press. On their protection list, which was submitted to the league Saturday, Washington included forwards Alex Ovechkin, Nick Backstrom, Evgeny Kuznetsov, Andre Burakovsky, Marcus Johansson, Lars Eller, Tom Wilson as well as defensemen John Carlson, Matt Niskanen and Dmitry Orlov and goaltender Braden Holtby.
  • Federer cruises past defending champ Mayer into Halle semis

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    The victory books in a date with Florian Meyer, who came back from a set down to defeat Frenchman Lucas Pouille 6-7 (6), 6-4, 6-3 in a touch under two hours. Federer is 15-6 in his career in final appearances on grass. "It was perhaps not always very handsome to watch , but it's good to be in the final in the second tournament after my return", the Swiss said afterwards.
  • Two Dublin firms at centre of Di Maria, Ronaldo & Mourinho tax controversy

    Two Dublin firms at centre of Di Maria, Ronaldo & Mourinho tax controversy

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    Di Maria, who now plays for French club Paris Saint-Germain, will likely not serve any prison time because sentences of less than two years for first-time offenders are usually suspended in Spain. Former club Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain have been linked with a swoop for the 32-year-old. And Salgado, speaking to reporters in Guatemala, echoed those sentiments and said: " Real Madrid do not want Cristiano to leave".