Ward knocks out Kovalev in eighth round

I didn't feel that hurt. "It takes something to do something". Ward found a weakness in Kovalev (30-2-1, 26 KOs) to the body and honed in on it. Now he's a good kid, I do him and he's swell but I'm telling you, I see things with him in particular and he's the best. "Great fighters have to raise their game to the next level, and that's what I had to do tonight".

Markelle Fultz set for the stage of being No. 1 pick

Ball and Fultz are widely viewed as the clear-cut top two choices on the board, and both guards look to be franchise players who can turn their teams around. 1 overall pick who missed the entire season with a foot injury. The 19-year-old exploded onto the college basketball scene with the UCLA Bruins last season, averaging 14.6 points per game to go along with 7.6 assists and 6.0 rebounds per game, making him an early candidate to be this year's top pick.

Clippers considering trading DeAndre Jordan

Jordan, who's spent his entire nine-year career with the Clippers, is coming off his best season. The Phoenix Suns were among those teams and discussed possibly trading Jordan for Tyson Chandler and Suns's No. As of 10:24 pm EST on Tuesday the Clippers don't have a single pick in the 2017 NBA Draft . Haynes notes that Los Angeles was already trying to gauge interest on Jordan before recently bringing on Jerry West as a consultant.

8-time NBA All-Star Dwight Howard traded to Charlotte Hornets

It is hard to remember a fall as embarrassing and precipitous as that of Dwight Howard . You have to wonder why the Hawks gave up on Howard after a single season in Atlanta. The two were also a part of the 2012-13 Lakers , as well. Despite the lower percentage, he still averaged over 10 points per game the last two seasons.

Rockets Eyeing Chris Paul, Three Other Big-Name Free Agents

In the case of the Houston Rockets , guards Patrick Beverley and Lou Wiliams and forward Ryan Anderson are all reportedly on the trading block as the team looks to clear salary cap space. He averaged 9.5 points, 5.9 rebounds and 4.2 assists in 67 games last season. The possible addition of Paul George or another all-star calibre player could turn the Rockets into a legitimate threat to the San Antonio Spurs and Golden State Warriors.

Cristiano Ronaldo Receives Backing From Unlikely Ally Neymar Over Recent Tax Allegations

The 32-year-old is understood to be unhappy with what he perceives as a lack of protection from the club after he was charged with defrauding the Spanish government of £13m in unpaid tax. "I have not spoken with him". "But something really freaky would have to happen if he were to leave this club". Mourinho is the seventh Mendes client accused of tax evasion in Spain after Ricardo Carvalho, Angel Di Maria, Pepe, Fabio Coentrao, Radamel Falcao and Cristiano Ronaldo .