Philadelphia selected the 20-year-old guard with the No.1 overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft, but Fultz struggled with injuries and a hitch in his jumper throughout his rookie season.
Philadelphia coach Brett Brown told reporters Friday that Fultz is working to improve his shooting form.
When a franchise enters the draft with the No. 5 pick and walks away with its best talent, there’s a good chance it did pretty well. The Mavs sent their first-round selection — effectively Trae Young — along with a top-five protected 2019 first-rounder to Atlanta for the rights to Slovenian sensation Luka Doncic in one of the draft’s two biggest deals.
For this to be a loss for the Mavericks, the value between Young and that first-round pick must be greater than the return on Doncic. That feels unlikely to be true. Doncic rates out as one of the most impressive prospects in recent years. According to the draft model of ESPN’s Kevin Pelton, Doncic has the best pro projection of any prospect dating back to 2003 (LeBron James not included since he jumped straight from high school).
Rendon is batting .396 in his last 13 games, with hits in 12 of those contests. His 85 career hits against Philadelphia are tied for his most against any opponent.
Alfaro upped his major-league lead to 15 base runners caught stealing when he nailed the swift Trea Turner for the final out in the fifth. Turner entered second in the majors with 22 steals, but was easily out.
Alfaro threw a bullet, Martinez said.
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