Ranking the top 10 NBA rookies by future potential

Ranking the top 10 NBA rookies by future potential

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Mitchell was my preseason choice for ROY and, in my view, is the rookie with the most star potential because of his mentality and rate of improvement over the past 3-4 years. As I outlined in January, areas that were clear weaknesses for Mitchell in college and high school -- shot-making, finishing in traffic (especially off of one foot), and thinking the game in pick-and-roll -- are trending toward strengths for the Jazz star.nfl nike jerseys cheap china From his starting point as a high school power dunker who really struggled to make shots, Mitchell has made almost unprecedented progress, which suggests that he'll continue making strides across the board. As the game slows down for him, Mitchell should be able to operate more as a facilitator, making every necessary…
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Cavaliers end Raptors for third straight season

Cavaliers end Raptors for third straight season

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There are two seasons for the Cleveland Cavaliers: drama and playoffs. They're equally adept, it seems, in both. Yet another season was riddled with potholes and puddles, official nfl jerseys cheap some particularly deep ones this time. But it'll be yet another Eastern Conference finals for LeBron James and the "other" Cavaliers, as Saturday Night Live dubbed them, after they completed a bludgeoning sweep of the Toronto Raptors with a 128-93 victory on Monday. First, three stats that are worthy of their own moment: Next week, James will take part in his 10th conference finals in the past 12 years. He has been part of a series sweep in six consecutive seasons, which is an NBA record in which James has no peer. The Raptors take an uncomfortable footnote in…
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Why Cardinals rookie Josh Rosen is always up for a good debate

Why Cardinals rookie Josh Rosen is always up for a good debate

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It doesn't matter the topic, the Arizona Cardinals rookie quarterback has an opinion on it. Politics. Religion. Sports. Any of it. All of it. While attending UCLA, Rosen, nfl jerseys cheap china an economics major, lived with two political-science majors who were good friends with former Bruins center Scott Quessenberry. As a result, Quessenberry spent a lot of time studying at their house. Quessenberry and his friends would often start debates while sitting in the living room. Rosen, who would be in his room, was known to come out and join in. And it didn't take long for lines to be drawn. Sometimes it was fair, two versus two. Sometimes it wasn't, with Rosen taking on all three by himself. "Especially during the election season, my roommates, we would all…
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Broncos bank on draftees to build up thin wide receiver corps

Broncos bank on draftees to build up thin wide receiver corps

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In the past two drafts combined, the Denver Broncos have used four picks on wide receivers, including two last weekend on Courtland Sutton (second round) and DaeSean Hamilton (fourth round). "We needed some help at the wide receiver position and," Elway said, "... the third wide receiver [position] was important to us."cheap nfl jerseys from china Because of the durability and production of Demaryius Thomas, who was chosen in the 2010 draft, the Broncos hadn't been compelled to use picks on wide receivers. Then Emmanuel Sanders arrived in free agency in 2014 as Eric Decker left. Having Peyton Manning, who made most everything work, also helped. But Elway and coach Vance Joseph have each said in recent weeks Thomas and Sanders are among the veteran players who need “to be…
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Losing Corey Seager leaves Dodgers’ season on the brink

Losing Corey Seager leaves Dodgers’ season on the brink

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With one of the richest, deepest, most efficient organizations in baseball, the Los Angeles Dodgers appeared to be impervious to the yin and yang of baseball cycles. Yet in the wake of Corey Seager’s season-ending arm injury, this team has all the earmarks of a club that might go off the rails. Seager’s injury could hardly be more ill-timed, for so many reasons. As it was, nfl jerseys from china the Dodgers led the majors in one obscure metric: projected WAR currently on the disabled list. Justin Turner, Rich Hill, Tom Koehler, Yasiel Puig, Julio Urias and Logan Forsythe comprised a group that hardly had room for a player of Seager’s stature. The news also comes one day after Cody Bellinger, the Dodgers’ rookie of the year first baseman, was…
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Real or Not? Diamondbacks primed to bury Dodgers

Real or Not? Diamondbacks primed to bury Dodgers

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Corey Seager’s season-ending Tommy John surgery is a devastating loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers, but don’t expect any sympathy from the Arizona Diamondbacks. After all, the D-backs lost Taijuan Walker for the season to his own Tommy John surgery, wholesale nfl jerseys All-Star third baseman Jake Lamb has played just four games, Steven Souza Jr. (pectoral) hasn't played in any and they just lost All-Star Robbie Ray for an extended period due to an oblique strain. They’ve weathered all that to become the first team in 111 years to win their first nine series of the season. The Diamondbacks extended their early lead in the National League West to eight games over the Dodgers. That’s the furthest the Dodgers have trailed entering May since division play began in 1969.…
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Kyrie Irving: ‘In a great place,’ enjoying C’s playoff run from sideline

Kyrie Irving: ‘In a great place,’ enjoying C’s playoff run from sideline

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Celtics All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving said he's "in a great place" after undergoing season-ending knee surgery last month and that he has enjoyed watching the way Boston's youngest players have stepped up to lead the team in his absence. During an appearance on SportsCenter with Scott Van Pelt, nfl authentic jerseys Irving offered high praise for the way the young Celtics have emerged on the postseason stage. "We have a bunch of young guys on our team, but the way they are playing right now, they're playing like experienced veterans," Irving said. "I feel like, throughout the season, we've done a great job of helping one another, and now they've taken the team full-force and doing what they're doing. So I'm just nothing but proud of them, as well…
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Why the Sixers are in better shape than you think after Game 1

Why the Sixers are in better shape than you think after Game 1

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During Monday's 117-101 Game 1 win over the Philadelphia 76ers, the Boston Celtics looked nothing like an underdog in the series. Behind a combined 83 points from Al Horford, Terry Rozier and Jayson Tatum, the Celtics handed the Sixers their worst loss in almost two months. Boston couldn't miss from beyond the arc -- the Celtics went 17-of-35 from 3-point range,official nfl jerseys cheap including seven from Rozier in nine attempts and two from center Aron Baynes, half of his career total during the regular season (four) -- and Philadelphia couldn't hit. The 76ers shot 19.2 percent on 3s, their worst accuracy since January. Yet Second Spectrum's advanced measure of shot quality told a wildly different story about Game 1. Despite Boston getting more 3-point attempts, Philadelphia's shots rated better…
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Tim Jernigan injury puts Haloti Ngata back in spotlight

Tim Jernigan injury puts Haloti Ngata back in spotlight

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Eagles starting defensive tackle Tim Jernigan had surgery to repair a herniated disc last week. According to ESPN's Adam Schefter and Field Yates, he is expected to be sidelined four to six months and is unlikely to be ready for the season opener against the Atlanta Falcons. He is a candidate for the physically unable to perform list. nfl kids jerseys That would leave a giant void next to Fletcher Cox, at least in the short term. Ngata is a top candidate to land the starting gig. That certainly wouldn't be anything new for the 12-year veteran, who has racked up 165 starts during his esteemed career, collecting five Pro Bowl berths, two first-team All-Pro honors and a Super Bowl championship with the Baltimore Ravens along the way. He's fought…
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Jets WR Robby Anderson gets new court date after missing arraignment

Jets WR Robby Anderson gets new court date after missing arraignment

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An arrest warrant for New York Jets wide receiver Robby Anderson has been set aside after he missed a Wednesday court date over a miscommunication, according to Anderson's Miami-based attorney, Ed O'Donnell.discount authentic nfl jerseys Broward County (Fla.) court records showed that an arrest warrant was issued for Anderson following the missed arraignment. But O'Donnell said he went to the court Thursday morning to resolve the issue and the warrant was dropped. A new court date was set for July 19. Anderson is facing a single misdemeanor count of reckless driving from a Jan. 19 incident that initially resulted in nine charges, including two felonies -- fleeing and eluding police with lights and sirens active, which was reduced to the misdemeanor charge of reckless driving, and threatening a public servant…
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