ibusinesslines.com
ibusinesslines.com October 17, 2018


Phoenix wins the draft lottery

18 May 2018, 05:25 | Charlene Valdez

Arbogast

Arbogast

Not every player would show this kind of effort in a game where their team was up 21 late in the second half.

"We don't have a position in mind that we're looking to improve on", Finely said.

Weltman's Magic suffered through the cruel nature that the NBA Lottery can sometimes produce on Tuesday night when Orlando emerged with the sixth pick - one spot lower than it came into the night with after posting the NBA's fifth-worst record (25-57).

For the first time since 2007, the Hawks will select in the lottery.

While that may sound like a negative to some, it's a sign that the Knicks are finally valuing the NBA Draft as a tool for rebuilding in a healthy and cost-efficient manner. I just don't see the Suns giving this pick up. "There's no strategy, no coaching, no expertise". There's a reason why you get homecourt advantage if you have a better record throughout the year because there is the idea that if you get to sleep in your own bed, play in front of your home crowd, then that's a good thing.

Then, there's the cases of the Kings and the Atlanta Hawks. Yet, the team with the best luck was the Sacramento Kings who vaulted from a predicted seventh slot all the way up to second.

Come on, we all know how this is going down.

Phoenix wins the draft lottery

The rest of the East: If Philadelphia and Boston don't add anymore players, they're already well-positioned to remain Eastern Conference contenders for the foreseeable future.

Orlando could have potentially been in that tiebreaker with Dallas and Atlanta had it not won its regular-season finale against the Washington Wizards.

"I brought as much luck as I could bring", Pitman said, per Weitzman. The Phoenix Suns have ownership of the No. 1 overall pick, winning the Draft Lottery for the first time in franchise history this past Tuesday.

After landing the No. 3 overall pick two years ago - used to select Jaylen Brown - and the No. 1 overall pick last year - traded for the No. 3 pick from Philadelphia and used to select Jayson Tatum - the franchise will have to wait a year to cash in on the extra pick it received from the 76ers.

"I really wanted that No. 1 pick to bring home to the city and the fans", said Brand, a former Sixers player turned general manager of team's National Basketball Association G-League squad, the Delaware Blue Coats. "We think this player at No. 10 is going to be able to provide us with defense, a little bit of shot-making, a little bit of shot creation". For the last three years, there has been so much talk about this kid; he has played for Real, Madrid.

"I wouldn't say disappointment; the odds coming in were that we'd likely go from five to six - that was the greatest likelihood, " Weltman said. Memphis owes its pick in next year's draft to Boston, with a protection if the pick lands in the top eight.

"I thought we were going to get No. 1, though, but it's OK", she said. I've spent a lot of time watching Duke's Grayson Allen and Kansas' Devonte Graham over the last four years.




Other News

Trending Now

Nigeria's population will increase by 189m between 2018 - 2050 - United Nations forecast
It is projected that 68 percent of the world's population will live in urban environments by 2050, compared to 55 percent in 2018. The report found that the global rural population is now close to 3.4 billion, but is expected to decline to 3.1 billion by 2050.

Exercise does not prevent or delay onset of dementia
However, they added that it was uncertain "whether the effect on cognitive impairment we observed is important". ADAS-cog results run on a scale from 0 to 70, with higher scores suggesting greater impairment.

5 found dead, 1 injured in Ponder home shooting
He declined to say just how many people were found dead in the home in Ponder, about 30 miles (50 kilometers) north of Fort Worth. Simpson went live from her hospital bed twice Thursday morning, mentioning she's being medicated every 20 minutes.

NASA shares CubeSat version of 'pale blue dot' image
Later this month, the MarCOs will attempt the first trajectory correction manoeuvres ever performed by CubeSats . InSight will touch down on Mars this November and study the planet's deep interior for the first time.

Nev Schulman Under Investigation for Sexual Misconduct, 'Catfish' Production Suspended
In the show, Schulman investigates online relationships where one person is often not who they appear to be. Schulman states that he also has several former colleagues "who are willing to speak up with the truth".

Netflix releases Sense8 series finale trailer ahead of June airdate
So if you're one of said collective, log onto Netflix on June 8 to experience one final adventure with the sensates. Season two ended with Wolfgang in a precarious position, and as Will says in the trailer, "Wolfgang needs us".

Judge Overturns California Aid-in-Dying Law
It's likely Attorney General Xavier Becerra will appeal Ottolia's decision. California was the fifth state to take such a step.