Los Angeles Lakers president of basketball operations Magic Johnson and general manager Rob Pelinka told rookie point guard Lonzo Ball that this summer will be the most important of his life. It is also the most important offseason for the franchise in quite some time. After an extremely promising season, the Lakers have enough salary cap space to chase after the likes of LeBron James and Paul George in free agency. However, there are also some potential big names who could be available via trade, and arguably the biggest is San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard. Of course any deal for Leonard would require the Lakers to part with some of their young talent. Lonzo’s father, LaVar Ball, thinks
Like your mother always said: Honesty is the best policy. And Boston Celtics rookie Semi Ojeleye abided by that mantra during the second quarter of the C’s Game 3 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday night. Ojeleye was tasked with guarding LeBron James for a brief stint, and during one possession, James drove to the rim and missed a layup, but the officials called a foul after James made a bit of a scene after the miss. After the whistle, Ojeleye and James could be seen having a brief conversation about the call, and the SMU product shared his interaction with King James on Sunday at shootaround. “He asked me if I fouled him,” Ojeleye said, via Gary Washburn of The Boston Globe. “And I
IndyCar's marquee names turned a day of qualifying for the ''Greatest Spectacle in Racing'' into a throwback, nail-biting, bumping affair. Helio Castroneves, seeking a redemptive record-tying fourth victory, was fastest around Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Danica Patrick was fast, too, and she averaged 227.610 mph to snag the ninth and final spot in the next round of qualifying, the Fast Nine.