The Mashup

Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports
Alex Reimer
June 23, 2017 - 9:12 am
Don't expect Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid to plop down $495 for Big Baller Brand shoes any time soon. The two 76ers roasted the Ball family on Twitter Thursday, after the Lakers had announced they were selecting Lonzo Ball with the No. 2 overall pick. Moments after Lonzo Ball was selected, his...
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Lucy Burdge
June 23, 2017 - 8:50 am
Welcome to Friday’s Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . FRIDAY'S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: MLB: Texas at NY Yankees, 7 p.m. (MLB Network) MLB: LA Angels at Boston, 7:10 (NESN, WEEI) WNBA: Washington at Minnesota, 8...
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Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports
Alex Reimer
June 22, 2017 - 2:27 pm
Phil Jackson's behavior continues to get more befuddling. The Knicks president has come under fire in recent days for his reported willingess to trade 7-foot-3 forward Kristaps Porzingis, even though the 21-year-old Latvian doesn't even reach restricted free agency until 2019. Porzingis, who missed...
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John Hand
June 22, 2017 - 10:30 am
The Spurs have been calling teams to discuss a trade involving LaMarcus Aldridge, according to Arizona Sports 98.7. San Antonio has reportedly talked with three teams and are looking for a top-10 pick in return for Aldridge. Aldridge has one year and a player option left on a four-year $84.1...
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