When all was said and done, the Celtics kept the third overall pick and selected Duke small forward Jayson Tatum. Tatum, who stands at 6-foot-8 and 204 pounds, averaged 16.8 points and 7.3 rebounds per game in his lone college season. “We would’ve picked him with the first pick,” Danny Ainge said after the draft. “The draft was very even, we felt, at the top all the way through five or six. It was very difficult. There were a lot of players we liked in this year’s draft. “We like his size, length, rebounding, shooting, intelligence, character. There’s a lot to like about Jayson. He’s going to be a terrific player.” Whether Tatum actually stays in Boston may not yet be certain, as Yahoo! Sports’
David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer Close Senior writer of SweetSpot baseball blog Former deputy editor of Page 2 Been with ESPN.com since 1995 Follow on Twitter So it continues: The Baltimore Orioles lost 6-3 to the Cleveland Indians and now have allowed five or more runs in 19 consecutive games. They're one game away from tying the major league record set by the 1924 Phillies! I'm not really excited about this streak. OK, yes I am. I kind of feel bad about that, Orioles fans, but it is pretty amazing. Forgive me. Anyway, I hate to bring this up, but with the team now 35-37 and playing so poorly, the question has to be asked: Should the Orioles be sellers, and if they're sellers, do they consider
The St. Louis Cardinals announced their first Pride Night and some fans are outraged, but they shouldn't be.