10. Sacramento Kings: Zach Collins, Gonzaga, PF, 7-0, 230 Collins led Gonzaga to the NCAA tournament championship game with averages of 23 points and 13 rebounds per 40 minutes, while shooting 70%. He’s an athletic 7-footer, with above-average agility that serves him well on defense. He averaged four blocks per 40 minutes last season and showed the potential to guard on the perimeter as well. Though he’s a skilled two-way player, he lacks the physicality in his game to be a force at the next level. He gets pushed around down low by stronger players and can’t quite stand his ground in the post. Additionally, he is not a playmaker on offense, which will make it difficult for teams to run their
Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer Close Covered Celtics since 2007 Emmy award-winning videographer Joined ESPNBoston.com in 2009 Follow on Twitter BOSTON -- Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge said Kansas forward Josh Jackson canceled a workout recently after Boston brass traveled cross-country to see him and said the team never talked with Jackson in advance of Thursday's draft. The Celtics selected Duke's Jayson Tatum with the No. 3 pick, and Jackson went one spot later to the Phoenix Suns. Ainge vented a bit after Thursday's draft when asked if there was any truth to a rumored clandestine late-night workout with Jackson this week in Boston. "Never talked with Josh.
Steve Kerr reportedly stated in November a plan to decline an invitation to Donald Trump’s White House if the Warriors won a title. Now that Golden State won the 2017 championship and players are talking about not going to the White House, Kerr is striking a different tone. Kerr on The TK Show: The biggest thing, for me, is it’s about the players. This is a visit that is about the team. We have not met about it, because we haven’t been invited. But I would want to make sure the players gave this really a lot of thought. And everybody knows I’ve been a very outspoken critic of Trump, and as a result, maybe we won’t even get the invitation. But I do think it’s very important to consider a potential