The Chicago Bulls and Minnesota Timberwolves upstaged the barrage of freshmen - including Markelle Fultz to the Philadelphia 76ers at No. 1 and the Los Angeles Lakers taking Lonzo Ball (and his provocative father, LaVar) second overall - by executing a league-rattling trade that sent superstar small forward Jimmy Butler to Minnesota.
The Lakers also don't appear anxious about attaching themselves to LaVar Ball, the voluble family patriarch with aspirations of building a global sports empire around his three talented sons, one $495 pair of sneakers at a time.
"I'm gonna tell you what: Alonzo Ball is going to take the Lakers to the playoffs his first year", LaVar, wearing a Big Baller hat in Laker colors, said in a television interview.
"I'm a very optimistic person, but I don't look that far into the future", Walton said during a season ticket holder event at L.A.'s practice facility, via ESPN.com. I couldn't ask for anything more.
Ball, a 6ft 6ins point guard from Anaheim who broke the UCLA record for most assists in a season, was selected by the Lakers with the second pick. "All I can do is go out there and play". "Without putting too much pressure on a young 19-year-old, we all know there are players that have played in the league-the Steve Nashs and the Jason Kidds-that have had that ability to make others around them better, and of course Magic Johnson being the North Star for everyone". According to Zo, his dad's been great.
Ball receives comparisons to Jason Kidd for his offensive abilities.
While he did average more minutes (22.6 vs. 28.1) and sported a higher usage rate (22.1 vs. 22.6) from his freshman to sophomore year which led to higher averages in points (11.9 vs. 12.6) and rebounds (5.8 vs. 6.6), his efficiency took a big hit.
What draft grades would we give the Lakers for their 2017 NBA Draft class? He is also a capable playmaker and passer. Bryant declared for the NBA Draft with two years of eligibility remaining.
Ikken, 40, used a hammer to attack the police officer, who suffered slight injuries, and was found to be carrying kitchen knives. President Emmanuel Macron has announced he will create a special task force to better coordinate the fight against terrorism.
Ruddy told ABC News that he stands by his comments that the president is considering asking Rosenstein to terminate Mueller. The revelation came after Ruddy was at the White House on Monday for a meeting with Chief Strategist Steve Bannon.
He said investigators believe Rowe and DuBose ransacked a home in Madison, Morgan County, Ga. around 10 or 11 a.m. But nothing solid so far, officials said. "My biggest worry is they're going to kill somebody else", Sills said.
The Queen flagged her government's intentions to continue looking for resolution to conflicts raging in the Middle East. Liberal Democrat chief whip Alistair Carmichael said the state visit should be called off once and for all.
However, as many have pointed out, 91-year-old Queen Elizabeth II managed to visit with some of the people affected overnight. May on Friday visited some of the rescued undergoing treatment in Kensington and Chelsea Hospital.
In a message to KHOU 11, Barth's father stated "We don't have any comment except to say that Zack is going to be fine". Bleeding from his leg, he said he ran as fast as he could and jumped into the first base dugout with Rep.
Manchester City have agreed a deal for Benfica's Brazilian goalkeeper Emerson Moraes for a fee of 40 million euros. Reports in England suggest that Manchester City and Chelsea are the biggest candidates to land Alves.
Presidents who have been successful in achieving their foreign policy goals sometimes are described as having a doctrine. Polls showed that most Americans - even many Miami exiles - agreed that the US embargo on Cuba was outdated.
Footage from Japanese broadcaster NHK showed a person in a stretcher being lifted from the deck to a Japan Coast Guard helicopter. "Right now we are focused on two things: the safety of the ship and the well-being of the sailors", said Adm.
French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe is expected to reveal the line-up of the new government on Wednesday. Goulard was named to the defence job only a month ago following Macron's election to the presidency.
In the past, he has frequently used the term "Fake News Media" for outlets like The New York Times , The Washington Post and CNN . Mueller has been choosing his own staff, tapping top legal minds from inside and outside the Justice Department.
He was hit in the left hip, suffering injuries to internal organs, broken bones and severe bleeding, in Wednesday's shooting. Sava declined to put a timeline on when that would happen or when Scalise , 51, would be able to leave the hospital.
A pair of polish F-16C Block 52+ fighter jets, including one with conformal fuel tanks, fly over the Baltic Sea in June 2017. The Shahed 129 drone was "showing hostile intent" to USA coalition forces on the ground, according to a US defense official.
Whitford , a legal challenge against the GOP-majority legislature's election map, The New York Times reports . But the Supreme Court has never found a plan unconstitutional because of partisan gerrymandering.
Peduto said he was joining a coalition that intends to uphold the Paris Agreement called Mayors for 100% Clean Energy . Some state governors and city mayors were quick to claim the mantle of USA leadership in fighting climate change.
Hooper criticized Trump's response to the mosque attack in London and to the killing of 17-year-old Nabra Hassanen in Virginia. The bureau defines a hate crime as "a traditional offense like murder, arson or vandalism, with an added element of bias".
Bonobos began as an online retailer of khakis, and from there has expanded into other non-khaki clothing items. Bonobos' clothes and accessories will be offered on Wal-Mart's Jet.com, the company said in a statement .
Without taking inflation into account, wage growth including bonuses slowed to 2.1% and earnings excluding bonuses rose by 1.7%. Airline prices also fell by 6.4 per cent month on month, after the effect of Easter travel boosted air fares in April.
The most prominent and effective hit on the Democratic candidate was to tie him to the congresswoman from San Francisco. Democrats must defend their current districts and win 24 GOP-held seats to regain a House majority next November.
Today, Amazon launched Prime Wardrobe , a feature that allows Prime subscribers to try on clothes before they buy them. Once you've received your box of choices, customers have seven days to decide what to keep and what to return.
The independent London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the same day that the cease-fire seemed to be holding. Deraa is among the areas included in a "de-escalation zones" deal brokered by Russia , Iran and Turkey earlier this year.
Martinez Torres later chased the group down with a baseball bat in a parking lot before abducting Hassanen in his auto . Police have described it as a road rage incident and say there's no evidence to suggest it was a hate crime.
A win for Democrat Jon Ossoff could be seen as a stark warning to President Donald Trump and the GOP Obamacare repeal efforts. The Republican National Committee blasted the Democrats' plan as a "pure partisan game aimed at placating the far-left".
Cars 3 is racing towards a stellar opening weekend debut and could reach as high as $ 60 million by the time the weekend is done. The top 5 was rounded out by The Mummy with $13.9 million and newcomer 47 Meters Down with $11.5 million.
A former Cuban soldier who arrived in the U.S.by boat in 1959, he said that that Trump measures were the right ones to take. US President Donald Trump will announce his administration's changes to U.S. -Cuba policy, according to the Miami Herald.
The modern Penguins tend to be a bit more reserved than some teams when they get toward the end of their victory parades . A former #1 draft pick, Crosby was dubbed "The Next One" as a play on words on Wayne Gretzky's "The Great One" mantle.
Dan Beiser, D-Alton, will be raising awareness about the dangers and problem of elder abuse during Elder Abuse Awareness Month. We do not often talk about it openly or publicly because we simply do not think much about them or take them seriously.