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Rockets going after big-time free agents — Sports WebXtra

Lowry was traded to the Rockets in February 2009. He averaged 9.5 points, 5.9 rebounds and 4.2 assists in 67 games last season. With that in mind, the Jazz have been quite active according to multiple reports . Houston is considered a " real threat " for Lowry, even though he has already played with the Rockets . The first two names are Los Angeles Clippers players #Blake Griffin and #Chris Paul , which would decimate the Clippers while making the Rockets into a contender. Read More »

76ers take Fultz, Lakers grab Ball to start NBA draft

The 21-year-old Wilson joins an already athletic and lengthy Bucks frontcourt led by 6-foot-11 Giannis Antetokounmpo, who turned into an All-Star in his fourth year in the league. "Me and my agent talked and we just didn't feel like they had much interest in drafting me at No. 1, so we felt like it would be sort of a waste of time for me to go out and work out if they were really not considering drafting me", Jackson said. Read More »

Jonny Bairstow keeps victory over South Africa in perspective

Jonny Bairstow says he has learned to accept not being a regular in the England team, despite his outstanding form over the last two years. "I know it doesn't look like it, losing by five-odd overs, but they had the freedom of going after us because they had wickets in hand and we had a low total - it would have been a different game if we had got 20-odd more [runs]", AB de Villiers told reporters. Read More »

West Indies unchanged as India move on after Anil Kumble's exit

He performed very well and had taken 6 wickets in the last two test match when India toured West Indies . "That's no concern for me". He was one player who took the cricketing world by storm during the IPL. The teams will contest five one-day internationals and one Twenty20 worldwide in the coming weeks. All-rounder Sammy, who has not played for the West Indies since leading them to the 2016 World Twenty20 title in India and being dropped soon after that for criticising the ... Read More »

LeBron Tweets Support Of Cavs GM, Who Parts Ways With Team

It was truly remarkable what Griffin accomplished in his three years as GM, completely overhauling a roster while building Cleveland's first championship team in franchise history. With the exit of David Griffin , the hierarchy of the Eastern Conference could change dramatically by this time next year. He took over the role on a full-time basis after serving as an interim GM for three months following Chris Grant's firing. Read More »

Family affair: Lakers grab Lonzo Ball with 2nd overall pick

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Lonzo Ball usually grins or sighs when his father gets on the microphone, but he openly acknowledged he also wanted to land with the Lakers, who needed a fortunate showing in the draft lottery just to end up with the second pick. Prior to Kentucky guards Malik Monk and De'Aaron Fox, and then Washington guard Markelle Fultz visiting last week, Sixers president Bryan Colangelo said the Sixers had either seen or scheduled visits with almost all of the high-level prospects but that some ... Read More »

2017-18 NBA Salary-Cap Projection Reportedly Reduced to $99 Million

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Franchises are required to spend at least 90 percent of the cap, which put the salary floor at $84.73 million past year. There was potential that the cap could increase to as high as $108 million for the coming season, but even if it is lower than projected, $99 million is still a $5 million increase from last season's cap. Read More »

UFC stars excited about big fight

It is set to be U.K.'s biggest screening of the fight . They confirmed that the fight is on and that it is scheduled for 26th of August in Las Vegas, at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Besides that, the Dublin-born is probably the hottest media figure in the fighting world. Over a year and a half ago, McGregor did the impossible and knocked-out the pound-for-pound #1 fighter in the UFC , Jose Aldo , in just a matter of 13 seconds to claim the Featherweight Championship. Read More »

Conor McGregor Could Still Defend UFC Title Before End Of 2017

Casey Carver joins FOX6 WakeUp with the details on the matchup. Nate Diaz shared with us his reaction to today's Mayweather/McGregor fight announcement and of course, it was nothing short of hilarious . At the present time, Bovada has the odds surprisingly close, with Mayweather being a -500 favorite, and McGregor being a +350 underdog. McGregor is 27 years old and a southpaw. Read More »

Une course de 80 km pour féliciter les Warriors

Douze heures d'efforts réparties sur deux journées ont permis d'aboutir sur ce résultat surprenant. Grâce à Strava, une application très en vogue chez les sportifs qui permet de mettre à la disposition de la communauté ses performances et ses itinéraires en vélo, en randonnée ou en course à pied, l'individu a réussi à faire parler de lui. Read More »

Lions tour manager John Spencer assaulted by drunk man in Auckland restaurant

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A fellow diner asked for a photograph, but a New Zealander became aggressive, abusing and shoving the 69-year-old. The Lions have not made any complaint, and remain disappointed but unfazed by the incident. The Lions take on the All Blacks in tomorrow at Eden Park, Auckland in their first Test. Howley insisted that the one-off incident with Spencer will not knock the Lions off their stride. Read More »

Pelicans get Jackson from Charlotte in draft deal

Jackson added that playing at Kansas forced him to hone his defensive acumen against bigger players at the power forward spot. The Blue Devils had to handle the primary ball-handling chores by committee due to their lack of a distributor at the point, with Jackson, Grayson Allen and first-round pick Luke Kennard being the main options for Mike Krzyzewski. Read More »

Chicago selects Lauri Markkanen with the seventh pick in the draft

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Instead, it was whether any of the three big names rumored to be traded - Paul George , Jimmy Butler and Kristaps Porzingis - would actually be dealt during Thursday night's festivities. However, that seems to have shifted, with another report surfacing that Butler wanted to stay in Chicago, and that Cleveland players were telling Butler to avoid the "volatile situation" in Cleveland (the Cavs fired GM David Griffin this week). Read More »

Adidas Unveils New NHL Uniforms

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Original Black Stripe: A single black stripe at the bottom of the jersey honors the Newark Bears - New Jersey's first hockey team. Red is the only colour featured on the jerseys that is not on their primary logo. Stronger - Constructed for durability, the ADIZERO Authentic NHL jersey fabrics are up to 27% stronger in burst testing and up to 72% tougher in abrasion testing compared to the current NHL jersey. Read More »

Here's LaVar Ball Being Raucously Booed While Leaving The Draft

LaVar Ball has vowed that oldest son Lonzo would end up with the Lakers for two years, believing he could speak his dream into existence. He followed that up with another prediction for the very near future. Pelinka rhapsodized about Ball's passing skills, comparing the teenager to Steve Nash, Jason Kidd , Magic himself - and even Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers. Read More »

Bulls trade Butler to Timberwolves

They have never really believed in Butler as their leader, which is why he's been on the block constantly the past two years. LaVine is coming off a torn ACL that ended his season last year, and Dunn was inconsistent in his rookie season after being taken No. Read More »

Raptors select OG Anunoby with 23rd overall pick

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His college career was cut short when he tore his ACL in January. His brother Chigbo is a defensive tackle with the NFL's Minnesota Vikings. The 19-year-old gives the team some flexibility with forwards Serge Ibaka, P.J. The Raptors received the pick in 2015 from Milwaukee, acquiring the draft rights to Norm Powell along with a future first-round pick in exchange for Greivis Vasquez. Read More »

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

The LSU product should be ready for the start of the 2017 season. Playing at NC State past year did not help his value but if you watch his highlights, especially against Duke, you'll see he is the real deal. With their two second-round picks, Phoenix chose a pair of seniors, 6-5 shooting guard Davon Reed of Miami at No. 32 and 6-9 power forward Alec Peters of Valparaiso at No. Read More »

Shahid Afridi: Pakistan needs to be consistent and continue the winning ways

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According to PTI, Pakistan's limited over skipper was already made captain when Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Shaharyar Khan and Najam Sethi were in England for the final of the ICC Champions Trophy . "We have had youngsters benefitting from PSL. But I am happier and delighted for players like Fakhar Zaman and Hassan Ali, who impressed their peers through their talent and performances, and found their way to the side". Read More »

Matt Murray makes history with Stanley Cup victory

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Patric Hornqvist had a broken finger when he scored the game-winning goal in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final . The Penguins would later add an empty-net goal to win the game 2-0 and the series 4-2. "It's been an unbelievable year from the start, trying to repeat", Lemieux said. "He was our leader and picked up the team when we needed it". In the previous campaign finals, they defeated San Jose Sharks, while this year they were battling against Nashville Predators , the team which ... Read More »

Sixers take guard Fultz with top pick of NBA Draft

The 6-foot-4 (1.93 m) guard became the second consecutive number one overall pick by Philadelphia, following forward Ben Simmons past year. "It would be great", Fultz said Saturday of playing for the Sixers . "This, I think, has a chance to be a historic draft", Minnesota Timberwolves general manager Scott Layden said. Yeah, now you get Anthony Bennett. Read More »

Griffith available in expansion draft

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On Wednesday night, the staff will start adding the names of players who will become part of the expansion team for its first National Hockey League season. Reilly Smith of the Panthers was also Vegas bound - part of a prearranged deal that will see the Golden Knights absorb his $25-million contract. "I'll give it everything I've got to win some games", Fleury said. Read More »

Halep books French Open final spot against Ostapenko

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This has been a magical tournament for the young Ostapenko, as she had little to no grand slam success heading into the French, and now she made her first ever grand slam final appearance on her birthday. 3 Simona Halep of Romania in the final. Should she go on to claim her maiden grand slam title, Halep will also become world No.1 for the first time. Read More »

Unseeded Ostapenko stuns Halep to claim maiden grand slam title

Wow. "She' a great champion". "I knew that Kuerten also won his first title here also in 1997 (the year she was born)". Definitely showed that over the past two weeks. But few would have imagined that Ostapenko, who had lost her only French Open match before this run, would be the one to capitalize. She even received a phonecall from Latvia's president. Read More »