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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.

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7hBaxter Holmes

Lakers GM: Trade gives us shot at 2 stars in '18

Lakers GM Rob Pelinka said the team's recent trade with the Brooklyn Nets was "the perfect storm for us," saying the resulting salary-cap relief will give the team a shot at signing two max-salary players in the summer of 2018.

Chris Haynes ESPN Staff Writer 

Undrafted rookie P.J. Dozier out of South Carolina has agreed to a free-agent deal with the Los Angeles Lakers, league sources tell ESPN.

Holding a baby and catching a foul ball is hard (0:36)
Pederson homers Dodgers to the lead (0:30)
Hernandez slugs Dodgers' 100th home run of season (0:28)
Pelinka proud to make Lonzo Ball's dreams come true (1:54)

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Lawrence Frank on DeAndre Jordan: "We love D.J. D.J. is going to be here for a long, long time as far as we're concerned."

Jovan Buha ESPN Editor 

Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka said there are three reasons why they traded D'Angelo Russell to the Brooklyn Nets: 1. To get an All-Star-caliber center (Brook Lopez). 2. To clear cap space for the summer of 2018. 3. To get extra draft picks.

Yanks give up lead to Angels (1:07)

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Lawrence Frank, the Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations for the Los Angeles Clippers, talks about Jerry West as West walks in on his press conference.

Bilas sees longevity in young group of NBA draftees (1:56)

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

The best sticky mat in the NBA.

Jovan Buha ESPN Editor 

Utah forward Kyle Kuzma, who the Lakers selected with the No. 27 overall pick, says he felt Lonzo Ball, and not Markelle Fultz, was the best player in the Pac-12.

Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

Clippers buy two picks, No. 39 Jawun Evans and No. 48 Sindarius Thornwell. Both can make the roster and be good rotation guys.


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Allen Sliwa and the Kamenetzky brothers explain how Lonzo Ball's on court presence will benefit the Lakers and react to Luke Walton's comments about coaching their #2 draft pick.

Mike Wells ESPN Staff Writer 

Pacers select UCLA's Ike Anigbogu, a big man who they hope will help them defensively, with the No. 47 pick. He averaged 4.7 points and 4.0 rebounds in just 13 minutes a game last season at UCLA. The Pacers selected Anigbogu's teammate, T.J. Leaf, in the first round