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Terrell Suggs plans to play beyond 2018

6 days ago   |   By Yardbarker

Jason Witten, one of the standout talents to come from the 2003 NFL Draft, retired this spring in order to jumpstart his career in broadcasting. Around the same time, cornerback Terence Newman announced that his one-year contract with the Vikings will be his last. Meanwhile, Terrell Suggs says retirement can wait. “I don't plan on going nowhere,” Suggs said before adding that he plans to play for multiple seasons in a Ravens uniform.Suggs will turn 36 in October, but is coming off of a Pro Bowl season in which he recorded eleven sacks, four forced fumbles, and graded out as one of the 20...
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Poll: Who Should Suns Draft With No. 1 Pick?

6 days ago   |   By Hoops Rumors

Josh Jackson ‘s lucky underwear paid off at Tuesday night's draft lottery, with the Suns taking home the No. 1 pick for the 2018 NBA draft. While it was the fourth consecutive year that the team with the worst record in the league came away with the first overall selection, it was the first time in franchise history that Phoenix had nabbed that top pick.
[RELATED: Full 2018 NBA Draft Lottery Results ]
“In the 50-year history of the Phoenix Suns, there have been a lot of great nights and great accomplishments, and I think this is one of them,” GM Ryan McDonough said, per Scott Bordow of The...
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NBA Draft Lottery: Suns Brought WNBA-Themed Lucky Charms To Help Win

6 days ago   |   By NESN

Basketball fans should give Jim Pitman a hero's welcome when he returns to the valley of the sun.
The Phoenix Suns executive brought three lucky charms to the 2018 NBA Draft Lottery on Tuesday and all of them had ties to the WNBA's Phoenix Mercury, the team he also serves as general manager, according to Bleacher Report's Yaron Weitzman.
“There was a WNBA championship ring, which he won in his other role as general manager for the Phoenix Mercury; a photograph of Diana Taurasi and Brittney Griner, two former No. 1 picks who led the Mercury to that title, with a scribbled message from...
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2018 NBA Mock Draft: Ayton, Doncic, Bagley and others lead the way

2018 NBA Mock Draft: Ayton, Doncic, Bagley and others lead the way

6 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

1. Phoenix Suns: Deandre Ayton, C, Arizona - The Suns get the best player in the draft, a 7-footer ready to play right away who could average 20 and 10 as a rookie. 2. Sacramento Kings: Luka Doncic, G, Slovenia - It isn't a great fit because they've already got De'Aaron Fox, but the Kings haven't made the postseason since 2006 and need to take the best talent. 3. Atlanta Hawks: Marvin Bagley, PF, Duke: The Hawks love what they have in center John Collins, but he's not the kind of versatile frontcourt player made for today's NBA.
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2018 NBA Mock Draft: Doncic takes over top spot in stacked class

2018 NBA Mock Draft: Doncic takes over top spot in stacked class

6 days ago   |   By TheScore

With only one month remaining before the 2018 NBA Draft, theScore is predicting the full first round, offering an in-depth look at the most realistic option for all 30 teams. 1. Suns - Luka Doncic, G/F, Real Madrid Before helping the Jazz unexpectedly reach Round 2 of the postseason as an assistant, the Suns ' new coach, Igor Kokoskov, was guiding the Slovenian national team to its first-ever Eurobasket championship - and what a surprise, his star pupil from the gold medal run is among the top two players in the draft. At Real Madrid, Doncic continues to wow scouts with a mean streak and a...
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NBA has hilarious backup plan if draft lottery machine breaks

6 days ago   |   By Yardbarke

The ping-pong balls bounced in the Phoenix Suns' favor Tuesday night, giving the franchise the No. 1 overall selection in the 2018 NBA Draft. Everything went swimmingly in that back room, but the NBA was prepared for a machine malfunction.ESPN's Zach Lowe shared what the league would do if the machine tossing the ping-pong balls couldn't be used.“If the machine in which the balls bounce breaks down, the NBA has a contingency: dump all 14 balls into a basketball with a hole cut out of the top. A league official closes that hole, shakes the basketball, opens it up, and picks out the balls...
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Cris Carter on LeBron leaving Cavs: 'He's trying to win more championships, and he can't win them in Cleveland'

Cris Carter on LeBron leaving Cavs: 'He's trying to win more championships, and he can't win them in Cleveland'

6 days ago   |   By Fox Sports

In his reaction to the Cavaliers getting the 8th overall pick in the 2018 NBA Draft Lottery, Cris Carter outlines to Nick Wright and Jenna Wolfe what this means for LeBron James in terms of keeping him in Cleveland. Will The King take his talents elsewhere?
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Lowe: Behind the scenes of a tense and wacky NBA draft lottery

6 days ago   |   By ESPN

What happened in the secret NBA draft lottery room, and which teams came just one number away from winning? Zach Lowe has all the details.
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Full NBA Draft Order: Team-by-Team Pick Order for the First Round

6 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

The ping pongs at the NBA draft lottery were drawn Tuesday night in Chicago, and the full draft order will be set. Tuesday's lottery decided the draft position for the first 14 teams, whereas record was used to determine the position for the rest of
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Draft Notes: Childs, Combine, DiVincenzo, Knox

6 days ago   |   By Hoops Rumors

BYU forward Yoeli Childs is the latest early entrant to remove his name from 2018's NBA draft class, announcing late on Tuesday night that he won't be going pro quite yet.
“After several weeks of prayer, talking with my family, those close to me, and NBA teams, I feel the best decision for my future and my family is to return to BYU for my junior year!” Childs wrote in his statement.
In his sophomore year, Childs averaged 17.8 PPG, 8.6 RPG, and 1.8 BPG for the Cougars. However, his odds to be drafted in 2018 weren't great. The 6'8″ forward will head back to BYU looking to improve his draft...
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NBA Mock Draft 2018, post-lottery edition: Suns, Cavs make tough calls with first-round picks

NBA Mock Draft 2018, post-lottery edition: Suns, Cavs make tough calls with first-round picks

6 days ago   |   By Sporting News

The Suns are officially on the clock after securing the No. 1 overall pick in the 2018 NBA Draft lottery. Will they go with Luka Doncic or Deandre Ayton?
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Jami Gertz is the real winner of the NBA Draft Lottery

Jami Gertz is the real winner of the NBA Draft Lottery

6 days ago   |   By New York Post

The Phoenix Suns may have walked away with the first overall pick following Tuesday's NBA draft lottery, but social media found actress Jami Gertz to be the real star of the night. The wife of Atlanta Hawks principal owner Tony Ressler, Gertz, 52, best known for her roles in “The Lost Boys,” “Less Than Zero”...
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NBA playoffs: For the surprising Boston Celtics, the future is now

6 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Clearly, that's not the case. It's quite the opposite, really. No matter what happens the rest of this postseason, the outlook for the Celtics has never appeared better. Smart draft picks, key acquisitions The team's rise started with general manager Danny Ainge, who has drafted two top-3 picks in Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown, as well as first-rounders Terry Rozier and Marcus Smart. He also was responsible for acquiring key players Marcus Morris and Al Horford. With that young talent, most would have agreed the C's were in a position to contend for a title starting next season. What's so...
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2018 NBA Draft Rumors: Kings Will 'Gladly' Pick Deandre Ayton or Luka Doncic

6 days ago   |   By Bleacher Report

The Sacramento Kings, who own the second overall pick in the 2018 NBA draft after Tuesday night's lottery in Chicago, are reportedly set to select either Arizona center Deandre Ayton or Real Madrid guard Luka Doncic...
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NBA Rumors: Post-2018 Lottery Draft Buzz on Suns, Trae Young and More

6 days ago   |   By Bleacher Report

The Phoenix Suns are on the clock. Their NBA -worst 21-61 record paid off in a big way Tuesday night as the draft lottery broke in their favor and delivered the franchise its first ever No...
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ESPN dragged out NBA Draft lottery show to an hour and fans were not amused

ESPN dragged out NBA Draft lottery show to an hour and fans were not amused

6 days ago   |   By Cleveland

Also, did you know actress Jami Gertz owns the Atlanta Hawks?
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From lanky WR to prized pass-rusher: Meet Marcus Davenport

6 days ago   |   By ESPN

It took a leap of faith to abandon a glory position such as wide receiver, but the Saints' first-round draft pick isn't looking back now.
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NBA Metrics 101: Where Will LeBron's 2018 Playoffs Rank in His All-Time Top 5?

6 days ago   |   By Bleacher Report

At this point, the final result is almost irrelevant. If LeBron James manages to will a non-elite Cleveland Cavaliers squad to the fourth title of his remarkable career, he'll have pulled off a nearly unprecedented feat...
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NBA Draft 2018: Latest Mock Draft Picks After Official Lottery Results

6 days ago   |   By Bleacher Report

The Phoenix Suns won the NBA draft lottery and will pick first overall for the first time in the team's 50-year history. Tuesday night's favorable bounce of the pingpong balls was a long time coming for the Suns, who lost the coin toss for the No...
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Mitchell, Simmons Voted Unanimous All-Rookie First Teamers

Mitchell, Simmons Voted Unanimous All-Rookie First Teamers

Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell and Sixers guard Ben Simmons were voted as unanimous NBA All-Rookie First Team selections, the NBA announced on Tuesday. Celtics wing Jayson Tatum... Read more ...

Mystique, LeBorn James, the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Boston Celtics: Bill...

Mystique, LeBorn James, the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Boston Celtics: Bill Livingston

The Cleveland Cavaliers must win a game on the road to win the Eastern Conference finals, and LeBron James, the sport's dominant player, is the best bet to make it happen. Read more ...

NBA playoffs 2018: Warriors' Andre Iguodala upgraded to questionable for Game 4

NBA playoffs 2018: Warriors' Andre Iguodala upgraded to questionable for Game 4

Iguodala appeared to injure his knee during Game 3 on Sunday and is still dealing with soreness. Read more ...

Why Lou Lamoriello is exactly what the long-troubled Islanders need

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Finally, a concrete reason for John Tavares to stay on Long Island. And a reason to take the New York Islanders seriously again. That reason in both cases, is Lou Lamoriello... Read more ...

His Airness vs King James: Chris Broussard's Michael Jordan argument that...

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Joining Colin Cowherd on The Herd via satellite, Chris Broussard unveils a new, unique element to the great LeBron James vs Michael Jordan discussion. Do you agree with Broussard? Read more ...

McCollum: Cavs ‘One of the Worst Defensive Teams I've Ever Played Against'

McCollum: Cavs ‘One of the Worst Defensive Teams I've Ever Played Against'

Blazers guard CJ McCollum says this season's Cleveland Cavaliers are “one of the worst defensive teams I've ever played against.” On the latest episode of the Pull Up podcast... Read more ...

Scottie Pippen: LeBron-Jordan Comparison ‘Unfair'

Scottie Pippen: LeBron-Jordan Comparison ‘Unfair'

Scottie Pippen thinks it's unfair to both Michael Jordan and LeBron James to be compared to one another. MJ's former teammate says Jordan had a “lesser role” in Chicago... Read more ...

Nick Wright reveals what Brad Stevens must do to right the ship in Boston in...

Nick Wright reveals what Brad Stevens must do to right the ship in Boston in the East's Game 5

Reflecting on how the Cleveland Cavaliers have bounced back to even the 2018 Eastern Conference Finals at two games apiece, Nick Wright reveals to Cris Carter and Jenna Wolfe... Read more ...

Jalen Rose: Kyrie isn't rooting for Boston

Jalen Rose: Kyrie isn't rooting for Boston

Jalen Rose argues that Kyrie doesn't want the Celtics to win a title. Read more ...

Blazers Discussed ‘Big Trade' Last Summer

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Blazers president Neil Olshey says Portland was involved in a “big trade” last summer that would have conveyed multiple draft picks to the other team. While guesting on the... Read more ...