Doncic has been playing with Real Madrid, maybe the best non-NBA team in the world, since he was 16, honing his skills against pros in their mid-to-late 20s who are able to be far more physical on the perimeter than NBA guards.
Forgive the Hornets, if you will, for passing at No. 11 on a potential franchise player in Michael Porter Jr., instead winding up with polished Michigan State wing Miles Bridges. Given Charlotte’s inability to budge from its station as the 10th- or 11th-best team in the East, picking Porter appeared to be a worthwhile gamble.
But Bridges is a good fit with a team in need of some athleticism on the wing. What I can’t forgive Charlotte for, though, is trading away a second-round gem like Hamidou Diallo. Alas.
The Bulls don’t like to mess with all of that upside nonsense, instead focusing on players who have experience and have proven themselves — you know, the Doug McDermott-types.
The Mariners came to town with a run of six losses in seven games. They headed back to Seattle in the thick of the AL West race.
It’s great to get a sweep, shortstop Jean Segura said. It gives us momentum as we go back home.
After missing two straight games with lower back pain, Cruz celebrated his return with his 21st homer , a two-run shot in the fourth inning that put Seattle up 2-0.
Manny Machado and Chris Davis answered with solo drives off Mike Leake in the bottom half, and that accounted for all the scoring until the 10th.
Dee Gordon beat out a dribbler to the left of the mound and scored when Cheap Jerseys Throwback center fielder Colby Rasmus bobbled Segura’s single off Miguel Castro (2-4). A Cheap Jerseys Wholesale China throwing error by third baseman Steve Wilkerson and an RBI single by Cruz followed.