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Jeff Schultz: It's time for Hawks to move on from Dennis Schroder

There are two absolutes about every major pro sports draft. One is that every team has a plan. The other is that no team builder is going to tell you his plan. When a general manager speaks publicly, he will alternate between lies and half-truths, and by half-truths I mean half-lies and half-decipherable substances, the verbal equivalent of Spam.

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Steve Popper: All your NBA draft questions answered

We could just list a pick by pick mock draft here in anticipation of Thursday's 2018 NBA draft, but when I make my first mistake it all just falls apart (bold prediction – it would have been the No. 2 pick, but who can predict the Kings?). So we'll instead present all the things to look for on draft night.

California cop drains court-length shot with back to the basket

Try making this shot at your local YMCA. A police officer in Los Angeles, California, defied all basketball-related odds when he scored a court-length basket with his back facing the basket.