Lonzo Ball said on Tuesday that he’s better than another player most see as superior to him: Washington point guard Markelle Fultz. In fairness to Lonzo, though, the margin between the UCLA point guard and Fultz is a universe closer than the one between his father LaVar and Michael Jordan. The Vertical’s Jonathan Givony currently has Fultz going No. 1 to the Celtics in his latest mock draft with Ball going to the Lakers with the second pick.
The 2017 NBA Draft is drawing closer, and with the majority of college teams done for the season, players have begun declaring for the draft.NCAA rules allow underclassmen to “test the waters” and go through the pre-draft process while retaining next
Henrik Lundqvist said that he would love to play in the Olympics next year, his fourth, but added that he also needs to be picked for the roster as well. (Expressen) Lundqvist said that there are issues with travel, insurance and injury risk but if you look at going to the Olympics with a big picture view and getting more kids involved in playing hockey, "it's a good opportunity to promote the sport." (Expressen) Asked if he is prepared to play in the Olympics even if the NHL doesn't go, as Alex Ovechkin has said, Lundqvist said that he hasn't thought about that situation and that it hasn't been discussed much among Swedish players. (Expressen)