The Boston Celtics own the No. 1 pick in June’s NBA draft. UCLA point guard Lonzo Ball is projected to be one of the top two or three picks. The Celtics wanted to work out Ball before making a decision.
We’re roughly a quarter of the way through the 2017 Major League Baseball season, and some things have gone as expected. But other things? Not so much. There have been several surprising developments over the first month-plus, which could make for an interesting summer in which unpredictability reigns supreme. The Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians, for instance, entered this season as the favorites to represent the National League and American League, respectively, in the World Series after squaring off in a legendary, seven-game Fall Classic in 2016. But some other clubs have started strong in 2017, giving reason to believe we might not have a rematch after all. The latest episode of “The Dish”
As Los Angeles Lakers Head Coach Luke Walton continues his quest to fill his entire coaching staff with Arizona Wildcats, the team is reportedly “finalizing” a contract to hire Miles Simon to their coaching staff, according to Tania Ganguli of the Los Angeles Times. Simon, a product of Southern California’s own Mater Dei High School whose jersey was recognized at Arizona last October, averaged 14.6 points, 3.8 rebounds and four assists in his four years with the Wildcats. He then appeared for five games for the Orlando Magic during the 1998-99 season, averaging less than a point per appearance.