Timberwolves are clear winners on draft night (2:15)

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Anthony Rizzo will lead off his 10th straight game on Friday as Joe Maddon has 4 lefties in the lineup against righty Jose Urena of the Marlins. Jon Jay is in LF with Ian Happ in right and Miguel Montero behind the plate. The Cubs are 29th in baseball against righties with a .234 batting average.

Butler acquisition smart for Wolves (0:32)
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Final 2017 NHL mock draft

Who will the Devils take first overall? Who will be the first draft pick in Vegas Golden Knights history? Get those questions answered and many more in our final projection of the first 31 picks of the 2017 NHL draft.


Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge said he wasn't surprised to see Jimmy Butler traded on draft night. Said Celtics had "many conversations" with Chicago about him over last year but suggested there were none in recent weeks.

Remember When: UConn dominance (1:46)

Gar Forman Bulls GM

Gar Forman Bulls GM joins David Kaplan the day after the NBA Draft. They talk about trading Jimmy Butler and drafting Lauri Markkanen.

Remember When- UConn dominance (2:06)
Bulls executives prioritizing emotions over franchise (2:35)
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Thibodeau on Wolves' deal for Jimmy Butler

Timberwolves coach Tom Thibodeau talks about Minnesota's acquisition of Jimmy Butler, being reunited with Butler, Butler's development with the Bulls, the timing of the trade and more.

Did friction with Hoiberg lead to Butler trade? (1:52)