Lakers draft Brandon Ingram with 2nd pick in 2016 NBA Draft

Lakers Brandon Ingram

Flashy Brandon Ingram a good fit with Lakers – USA Today
The Los Angeles Lakers got their guy, and someone who will fit in well with what new Head Coach Luke Walton is building, in Brandon Ingram out of Duke. The only questions seems to be how quickly the 19-year old small forward can adjust to life in the NBA.

NBA draft team grades: Celtics resist temptation, Bucks blow it and more – Sports Illustrated
Everyone knew this draft would get weird, and it delivered. In the span of about three hours Thursday night, we saw a blockbuster trade, several blockbusters that almost happened, wildly unpredictable lottery picks, and Caris Levert’s jacket. Do you need oxygen? I feel like I need oxygen.

For now, here are 15 notable grades from an action–packed night in Brooklyn.

Sports Drafts Are Immoral And Bad – Deadspin
Consider how the ecosystem might be different if the draft were replaced with a fair job market and you’ll start to realize how unfair a level playing field on draft day really is to the kids that are selected by some of the NBA’s worst-run teams.

PODCAST: What’s Wrong With Captain America?
What happened to Michael Bradley and the rest of the USMNT vs. Argentina? Darren Smith and Jordan Carruth try to figure out what went wrong, specifically for the captain of the USA team.

A ‘no tax’ Chargers stadium plan unveiled – San Diego Union-Tribune
Former City Councilman Carl DeMaio will unveil a plan today to pay for a new $1.5 billion Chargers stadium without a tax increase or a convention center annex.

DeMaio, who ran unsuccessfully for mayor in 2012 and Congress in 2014, said the proposal involves fans and investors, investing in the stadium for $5,000 to $700,000 each.

Now Is Critical Time In Shaping Padres’ Future
The real issue with the current roster, though, is the corner outfield positions. Both Melvin Upton Jr. and Matt Kemp are having solid years, but both are the most difficult to trade because of their age and current contracts. To make matters more complicated, Triple-A outfielders Alex Dickerson, Hunter Renfroe, and Manny Margot are performing exceptionally well in El Paso, and the Padres will eventually need to see what they can do at the Major League level.

Padres trump Reds behind Norris’ 3-run jack –
Facing a Reds bullpen susceptible to the home-run ball, Derek Norris’ three-run shot in a four-run sixth helped lift the Padres to a 7-4 victory on Thursday night at Great American Ball Park.

AUDIO: Steve Garvey: “‘1978 All-Star Game Was Really Special Because It Was San Diego”
Former Padre All-Star Steve Garvey reflects on his favorite moments from the Midsummer Classic.


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