|2016 NBA Draft|
|1. Philadelphia 76ers||Ben Simmons||PF||LSU|
|2. Los Angeles Lakers||Brandon Ingram||SF||Duke|
|3. Boston Celtics (via BKN)||Jaylen Brown||SG||California|
|4. Phoenix Suns||Dragan Bender||PF||Croatia|
|5. Minnesota Timberwolves||Kris Dunn||SG||Providence|
|6. New Orleans Pelicans||Buddy Hield||SG||Oklahoma|
|7. Denver Nuggets (via NYK)||Jamal Murray||G||Kentucky|
|8. Sacramento Kings (traded to PHX)||Marquese Chriss||PF||Washington|
|9. Toronto Raptors (via DEN/NYK)||Jakob Poeltl||PF||Utah|
|10. Milwaukee Bucks||Thon Maker||PF||Australia|
The United States men’s Olympic basketball team is taking shape.
Star LeBron James confirmed Thursday that he won’t be a part of it.
James, fresh off leading an MVP performance in the NBA Finals for the champion Cavaliers, told Cleveland.com on Thursday that he won’t join coach Mike Krzyzewski & Co. in Rio de Janeiro come August. Others are making a different choice. Carmelo Anthony, DeAndre Jordan, Jimmy Butler, Klay Thompson and Toronto Raptors teammates Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan have committed to representing the U.S. at these Summer Games.
ARLINGTON — On June 3, the Rangers entered a three-game series against the Mariners at Globe Life Park staring right down the barrel of a stretch of 20 games in 20 days. At the time, they held a one-game lead over the Mariners for first-place in the American League West. After their win over the Reds on Wednesday night, they found themselves with a 10-game lead in their division, and ended the grueling stretch at 16-4. Tonight, the Rangers finish up a homestand with a series with the RedSox. First pitch at 7:05pm.