The 76ers acquired the top overall pick from
Boston in exchange for their No. 3 selection and a future
first-round pick, according to statements released by both
The Los Angeles Lakers, who have the No. 2 pick in Thursday's
NBA Draft, reportedly are working to acquire another high
first-rounder as they search for players to improve their
outside shooting and perimeter defense.
The Lakers have engaged at least two teams in the draft lottery
as they continue their rebuilding process, league sources told
ESPN's Ramona Shelburne.
Dallas Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki will be one of the captains
for the NBA's Africa Game on Aug. 5.
The NBA and National Basketball Players Association announced
that Nowitzki, who is from Germany, will be a co-captain of Team
World along with Charlotte Hornets All-Star Kemba Walker.
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