That left the third round and the decision between the two special additions to the game by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver - those being Miami's Dwyane Wade and Dallas' Dirk Nowitzki. James was the No. 1 overall selection by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2003 National Basketball Association draft and Miami took Wade with the No. 5 pick in the same draft. "Everything else for me is just like icing on the cake", James said.
If you're having a hard time following all the comings and goings surrounding the Milwaukee Bucks over the last 48 hours or so, I don't blame you. However, the Los Angeles Lakers forward selected Kevin Durant with the first pick in the 2019 All-Star Draft for a second straight year. "I'm just kidding. I'm going with my buddy Dwyane Wade".
Antetokounmpo said he took George for one reason: "He had a huge dunk on me", Antetokounmpo said, tipping his cap to the slam that the Thunder star threw down last month.
Antetokounmpo originally drafted Simmons before James proposed swapping him for Westbrook.
"F-- no", Westbrook replied, while Embiid said of his nemesis, "I don't know why he was mad". Instead, the player nicknamed "The Greek Freak" wound up with a notable amount of global players on his roster, including Embiid, Nowitzki, the Nuggets' Nikola Jokic and the Magic's Nikola Vucevic.
Here are the final all-star rosters, listed in order of how they were drafted (note that the captains alternated picks in each round and that, before the trade, Simmons was taken four spots ahead of Westbrook).
Over the weekend, he called on the army to allow in humanitarian aid from the United States via neighboring Colombia and Brazil. The US president has ruled out any negotiations while maintaining that sending the US military to Venezuela was " an option ".
Well, you can't leave a good doctor down, as Mario is once again making house calls this summer with a new mobile game called Dr. However, Super Mario Run and Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp didn't quite live up to the expectations of fans.
Brandt's eye for talent helped the Dallas Cowboys post 20 consecutive winning seasons (1966-85) during his tenure from 1960-88. Reed is the first pure safety to be inducted into the Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility since Ken Houston in 1986.
One of them is in blackface, or has used paint or makeup to appear black, while the other is dressed in full KKK gear. Northam graduated from the school in 1984. "He should have said that yesterday then", she told the Post.
Spike Lee is finally getting some love at the Oscars , an honour Thor Diakow from Breakfast Television says is much deserved. However, it was a bit shocking-almost offensively so-to see Bradley Cooper missing from that list for A Star Is Born .
The US announced sanctions on Venezuela's state-owned oil company, aiming to increase pressure on Mr Maduro to leave office. Rosneft, Russia's biggest oil producer, operates in Venezuela and has issued loans to PDVSA, backed by oil supplies.
In order to protect the identity of their source, the news outlet published re-typed versions of the schedules they received. People inside are genuinely scared.,' said former White House aide, Cliff Sims.
However, December's jobs growth figure was revised to 222,000, down from an initial estimate of 312,000. This pushed up the unemployment rate by one-tenth of a percentage point from 3.9 percent in December.
TSA employees at airports have been calling out sick in protest, with 10 percent of scheduled workers missing shifts last Sunday. A security guard at the Hilliard Air Traffic Control Center told News4Jax the facility was "fully staffed" on Friday.
Roger Stone is expected to plead not guilty in court appearance
He was uncharacteristically quiet during Tuesday's brief court appearance, rising to his feet to say, "Yes, Your Honor", as U.S. Instead, it accuses him of witness tampering, obstruction, and false statements about his interactions related to WikiLeaks.
USA hits 'corrupt' Venezuela oil firm PDVSA with sanctions
Maduro was sworn in as president for a second term on January 10 following an election marred by allegations of vote-rigging. On Saturday, Venezuela's top military diplomat in Washington , Colonel Jose Luis Silva, defected from Maduro's government.
Charges filed, officer killed was playing game with revolver
Hendren and his partner reported the shooting on their police radios and took Alix to the hospital in their police department SUV. On the third shot, Hendren pulled the trigger while pointing the gun at Alix, and the gun discharged, the statement reads.
Osaka comes through Kvitova epic to seal Australian Open glory
The 21-year-old produced her best run at a grand slam at the 2018 Australian Open and has since soared to astonishing new heights. The two-time Wimbledon victor will be no.2 in the world thanks to her runner-up trophy, something she never thought might happen.