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NBA Draft Team Grades

NBA Draft Team Grades

NBA Team Draft Grades Grade A Phoenix Suns – It’s tough to mess up the No. 1 pick, and while many people project C Deandre Ayton to be a bust, I think he’s going to be a good player. They also got SF Mikal Bridges (10) from the Sixers, which is a bit ... Continue Reading
Bulls take sober approach in draft, satisfied with steady roster growth  

Bulls take sober approach in draft, satisfied with steady roster growth  

It wasn't an exciting night at the Advocate Center but it was a successful one in the eyes of the rebuilding Chicago Bulls. Trade offers were around, and the Bulls were enamored with Jaren Jackson Jr. and Marvin Bagley III in addition to their interest in Mohamed Bamba. How close we got, we don't know,"… ... Continue Reading
NBA draft 2018 winners and losers

NBA draft 2018 winners and losers

The Mavericks, the Hawks and the sneaker company that signed the top two draft picks enjoyed a banner Thursday night. ... Continue Reading
Sixers trade No. 38 pick Khyri Thomas to Pistons; No. 39 Isaac Bonga reportedly to Lakers

Sixers trade No. 38 pick Khyri Thomas to Pistons; No. 39 Isaac Bonga reportedly to Lakers

The Sixers opened up their crop of second-round picks by opting for another trade. The Sixers drafted Creighton guard Khyri Thomas and traded him to the Detroit Pistons for two future second-round picks. ... Continue Reading
Celtics pick Texas A&M's Robert Williams in NBA draft

Celtics pick Texas A&M's Robert Williams in NBA draft

BOSTON (AP) — Power forward Robert Williams was projected to be a lottery pick — and that was last year, after his freshman year at Texas A&M. But there he was, sliding down to the Boston Celtics at the 27th overall pick in the NBA draft Thursday night. "It's not my job to know what… ... Continue Reading
Lakers draft Mo Wagner, but one question remains

Lakers draft Mo Wagner, but one question remains

Yahoo Sports' 'NBA Draft Live' crew breaks down the first round pick of the Los Angeles Lakers and what he'll need to improve on in at the pro level. ... Continue Reading
Warriors booed at NBA Draft when Adam Silver congratulates 'all-time great team'

Warriors booed at NBA Draft when Adam Silver congratulates 'all-time great team'

The Warriors are the villains of the NBA. During commissioner Adam Silver's opening remarks, he congratulated the Warriors on winning back-to-back championships and was greeted with boos. Both conference finals were decided in Game 7s for the first time in 39 years and the NBA Finals featured some of the all-time greatest players and an… ... Continue Reading
2018 NBA Draft: Lakers Select Kansas Guard Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk With 47th Overall Pick

2018 NBA Draft: Lakers Select Kansas Guard Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk With 47th Overall Pick

The Los Angeles Lakers were extremely busy on draft day, but their final pick was 47th overall in the second round. With that, they addressed their need for shooting by selecting guard Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk out of Kansas. The team has had success in this range before, selecting Jordan Clarkson 46th overall in 2014. After their… ... Continue Reading
Report: Spurs hearing out Kawhi Leonard trade offers, including from Lakers

Report: Spurs hearing out Kawhi Leonard trade offers, including from Lakers

Your browser does not support iframes. The Spurs shot downKawhi Leonard trade offers before the trade deadline. They brushed off Leonard trade offers earlier this offseason. Then, the already strained situation got even worse. Leonard put out word he ... Continue Reading
Celtics one of several teams to vie for Dwight Howard

Celtics one of several teams to vie for Dwight Howard

Dwight Howard has reportedly begun the buyout process with the Brooklyn Nets, seeking to become a free agent this summer and in doing so, latch on with a title contender. Several teams will vie for his services, including the Boston Celtics. Remember, Howard was considered a "Plan B" option for Boston a couple years ago… ... Continue Reading
ESPN sims Earl Thomas trade, contract offers from Cowboys, Pats, L.A.

ESPN sims Earl Thomas trade, contract offers from Cowboys, Pats, L.A.

While some living-under-a-rock Cowboys fans think Dallas is the only team in the league interested in getting safety Earl Thomas from the Seattle Seahawks, wiser fans know the heavy interest level is simply a result of Thomas’ declaration he wants to come home to Texas. Several other teams, if given the chance, would love to… ... Continue Reading
Eagles players thoroughly enjoyed Baker Mayfield owning Colin Cowherd

Eagles players thoroughly enjoyed Baker Mayfield owning Colin Cowherd

Baker Mayfield wasn't universally praised before being drafted into the NFL. Take Colin Cowherd for example -- speaking of guys who are not universally praised lol. Cowherd had Mayfield on his show and pointed to a clip in which the quarterback tossed a touchdown and ran over to celebrate with the Ohklahoma band and student… ... Continue Reading
2018 NBA Draft Results: round-by-round picks, updates, live tracker

2018 NBA Draft Results: round-by-round picks, updates, live tracker

The 2018 NBA Draft is finally here and with the Phoenix Suns on the clock and Arizona center DeAndre Ayton expected to be the No. 1 overall pick, the Thursday night festivities can get underway.The NBA Draft is arguably the best non-sporting sports event ... Continue Reading
Packers backup QBs struggle during offseason practices

Packers backup QBs struggle during offseason practices

Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy knows rebuilding a professional quarterback from scratch isn’t a fast or easy process. It takes hard teaching, thousands of hard-to-find repetitions and countless hours of work off the field to recalibrate a player at the game’s most difficult position. Given that reality, it’s hardly surprising that young quarterbacks Brett… ... Continue Reading
CFL coach Jones: Manziel should be in NFL

CFL coach Jones: Manziel should be in NFL

Despite not utilizing Johnny Manziel in his team's season opener last week, Hamilton Tiger-Cats coach June Jones believes the former first-round pick by the Cleveland Browns should be playing for a team in the NFL. "I've been pleasantly surprised the last three weeks what a good teammate he is, how smart he is, how he… ... Continue Reading
Klay Thompson celebrates NBA title with Cabo model party

Klay Thompson celebrates NBA title with Cabo model party

Klay Thompson is taking his victory lap south of the border. Fresh off back-to-back NBA championships, the Warriors shooting guard and friends flew to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, on a chartered jet, inviting a slew of Instagram models along for the ride, according to Terez Owens. In footage obtained by the sports gossip site, Thompson’s… ... Continue Reading
This is a shocking Kevin Love report

This is a shocking Kevin Love report

In the last year, the Cavaliers have shipped off Kyrie Irving, Jae Crowder, Isaiah Thomas, Iman Shumpert, Dwyane Wade and Derrick Rose, just to name a few. Yet the one cog who has lived on the trade block for his four-year tenure is somehow still around. And, maybe for the first time, appearing safe. It… ... Continue Reading
Why so many regular golfers loved Phil Mickelson's U.S. Open 'rake-gate'

Why so many regular golfers loved Phil Mickelson's U.S. Open 'rake-gate'

The saga surrounding Phil Mickelson’s U.S. Open antics at Shinnecock Hills have stretched well beyond last Saturday afternoon. Five days later, there’s still fascination with what the heck Mickelson was thinking when he ran after his moving ball and hit it back towards the hole before it rolled off the 13th green. The latest development… ... Continue Reading
Kevon Looney: How Warriors’ small-ball center resuscitated his career

Kevon Looney: How Warriors’ small-ball center resuscitated his career

Editor’s note: The Chronicle is reviewing the season of each player after the Warriors’ second straight championship run. Kevon Looney’s emergence as a reliable rotation player was one of the more surprising developments in a Warriors season loaded with story lines. Last July, Looney’s career was seemingly on life support. Now, after playing a key… ... Continue Reading
Hannable: Tom Brady’s dad was right, things are going to end badly for QB in New England

Hannable: Tom Brady’s dad was right, things are going to end badly for QB in New England

It’s almost like Tom Brady Sr. could predict the future. "It will end badly," he said back in 2015 via a New York Times Magazine feature about how his son’s time in New England would end. "It does end badly. And I know that because I know what Tommy wants to do. He wants to play… ... Continue Reading

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