The Sixers do not need more young assets; they need someone who can push them to the top half of the Eastern Conference. The Celtics acquired the pick from Brooklyn, which had the worst record in the National Basketball Association last season, as a result of a 2013 trade that sent Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett to the Nets. And you get to max money eventually - five, six years down the road - but it's a totally different thing.
And if the Celtics don't play any better than they did in the first half of the opener, that could be it. And having the No. 1 pick this year, and potentially the No. 1 overall pick again next year with Brooklyn's pick again, he doesn't have to take that kind of a risk. "So if you can get a really good guy with this pick, you've got him, you can build with him, you can coach him up", he said.
Now, the Celtics get their choice from a guard-heavy field of talent.
It gives them the flexibility to make moves and guarantees them another shot at selecting a future All-Star, especially considering they have no second-round pick in this year's draft and no first-rounder in 2018.
The Los Angeles Lakers avoided a catastrophe at the NBA Draft Lottery on Tuesday night.
The timing was flawless for the Celtics, as Brooklyn finished with the worst record in the league.
The most obvious choice would be UCLA point guard and Los Angeles native Lonzo Ball, who has expressed interest in playing for the Lakers, even so far as his dad, LaVar, recently said that Lonzo would only workout for the Lakers before the draft. It's a Boston team that many wrote off after the Celtics fell into a 0-2, first-round hole against the Bulls.
The event that every New York Knicks fan has been uncomfortably anticipating has finally passed. That kind of foresight is something 28 other teams wish they had, and only the Boston Celtics have shown.
Any little discrepancy is what makes you go over the line. "If you're not close to the edge you're not going to be competitive". That is not just the vehicle , that is the drivers too. "And we've got a driver that can do it". "That is just part of it".
Lee met separately with other senior Chinese officials, who had more forceful words for the South Korean visitor. Lee earlier said Moon had sent him to China to keep communications open "at a critical time".
Jane's Addiction's Dave Navarro said he was "so so stunned" to hear of Cornell's death, saying it was "such a awful and sad loss". He also found success outside the band with other projects, including Audioslave, Temple of the Dog , and solo albums.
Baldwin Investment Management LLC bought a new stake in Ctrip.Com International during the first quarter worth about $206,000. The Company aggregates hotel and transportation information to enable business and leisure travelers to make bookings.
When it didn't work, he was asked to use a patch issued by Qihoo 360, a service that supports old and pirated Windows OS. Unlike our phones and computers, which we replace every few years, cars are expected to last at least a decade.
WannaCrypt hijacks this connection using EternalBlue , which allows the malware to spread across businesses in seconds. If you have a recent backup, restore from it: Ransomware is worthless to a hacker if a user has a backup.
En la Ciudad de México se prevé temperatura máxima de 31 a 33 grados centígrados y mínima de 15 a 17 grados centígrados. Benito Juárez de la Ciudad de México , se espera cielo despejado a medio nublado con bruma la mayor parte del día.
The lengthy roster of potential candidates to replace ousted FBI Director James Comey is slimming, with Sen. Graham wasn't the only senator on Sunday to suggest Cornyn could face resistance in the chamber.
According to The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski , the Celtics and Lakers will probably keep their picks. Hording assets will not put the Celtics in position to topple the Cavaliers if they are not used.
On the series as a whole, Cleveland shot 61-for-131 (46.6%) from beyond the arc, while Toronto went just 27-for-90 (30.0%). Lowry knew the Raptors' season was over after they lost Game 3 on Friday night, and he was feeling existential afterwards.
Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 87,991 shares in the company, valued at $556,103.12. Point72 Asia Hong Kong Ltd raised its stake in shares of Cliffs Natural Resources by 2,509.9% in the first quarter.
Assange Rape Investigation Dropped by Sweden
Four hours later, he tweeted: "Detained for 7 years without charge by while my children grew up and my name was slandered". WikiLeaks said on Twitter that the ball was now in the UK's court. "This is a total victory for Julian Assange.
Oblak to replace De Gea?
United will however only move for the 24-year-old, if they fail to keep De Dea ahead of next season. De Gea is valued at £60m by the Premier League club - a world-record figure for a goalkeeper.
Macron publica tuits tras asumir la presidencia de Francia
La nueva primera dama, quien tuvo un rol clave en la campaña, tendrá también un rol relevante en el gobierno del nuevo mandatario. Su índice de desaprobación sin precedentes lo llevó a renunciar a presentarse a la reelección, algo inédito desde 1958.
Iran votes in first presidential election since nuclear deal
On the last day of campaigning, candidates were out trying to rally support. "We all want to show that we want to have freedom". If no one candidate achieves an absolute majority - over 50% of the vote - a runoff will take place on May 26.