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Follow the draft: Live updates and pick-by-pick analysis

The 2018 NBA draft is underway! We've got you covered with full breakdowns of every pick.

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Our team of analysts bring you live coverage of the draft from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

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With Messi helpless, Argentina's World Cup dream fades

So much was expected but, when the game came, Lionel Messi had nothing. As Argentina crumbled around him, their star man could do little.

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Argentina's troubles down to a lack of direction, balance

With an unbalanced squad and a coach whose style doesn't fit the players, Argentina's problems have been written on the wall for some time now.

Modric: Croatia 'cut off' Messi from the ball

Luka Modric said Croatia "cut off" Lionel Messi but insisted his side's 3-0 win over Argentina was not as straightforward as it appeared.

Croatia stun Argentina 3-0 to advance in Group D

Croatia advanced to the round of 16 for the first time since 1998 with a stunning 3-0 victory over Argentina on Thursday.

Messi looked a 'broken man' in Croatia defeat

The FC crew lay into Jorge Sampaoli and inspect Lionel Messi's negative demeanour after Argentina's embarrassing defeat to Croatia.


Borden: Messi went missing against Croatia

ESPN's Sam Borden shares his thoughts on Croatia's 3-0 win which leaves Argentina on the brink of a World Cup exit.



Thursday's World Cup fixtures


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Neymar does not need to do it all for Brazil

He was fouled 10 times by Switzerland, but might that have been partly a result of Neymar's approach to the game? It's time he went back to basics.


Hierro's not here to be Spain's caretaker

Fernando Hierro was the accidental manager after Spain fired Julen Lopetegui but it's clear that he's working hard to make this his team.

Project Russia: Young three lions teach us a lesson!

Learn from the best as ESPN meets future England stars Phil Foden, Ryan Sessegnon and Mason Mount in Russia.


Seb & Herc's World Cup journey continues in Rostov

ESPN FC's Seb Salazar and Herc Gomez have traveled all over Russia covering El Tri and have clearly enjoyed every moment of it.


Messi looked a 'broken man' in Croatia defeat

The FC crew lay into Jorge Sampaoli and inspect Lionel Messi's negative demeanour after Argentina's embarrassing defeat to Croatia.


Falcao: Colombia have character to make knockout stages

Colombia's Radamel Falcao believes the team's previous experiences mean they have the character to get out of Group H.


Mbappe announces himself on World Cup stage

France's teenage star scored the winner versus Peru in a display that showcased his outstanding talent. But he must deal better with criticism.

Mbappe seals France progress vs. enthusiastic Peru

Didier Deschamps' men will have to improve if they are to make a deep run but, thanks to their teenage striker, a last-16 place is assured.

Mbappe strikes to send France through, Peru out

Kylian Mbappe became France's youngest-ever World Cup goal scorer at the age of 19 as his strike secured a 1-0 win for France that sent Peru home.

Leboeuf takes aim at France's second half & Pogba's leadership

Frank Lebouef feels France "played like a small team" in the second half against Peru, and doesn't hold back in his opinion of Paul Pogba as a leader.


Nicol: Players to blame for lackluster France

ESPN's Steve Nicol believes Didier Deschamps only bares some of the blame for France lacking fluidity so far in the World Cup.



Transfer news

LIVE Transfer Talk: Wolves want Brahimi for Premier League assault

Wolves will once again look to Portugal for another signing, as the Porto man is being lined up for a move to the Premier League new boys.

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Willian is the perfect Mourinho player

Willian is the perfect Jose Mourinho player in the sense that he is tactically intelligent and works extremely hard in defence and attack.

Who is Manchester United target Sergej Milinkovic-Savic?

By now you've probably heard of Lazio's Sergej Milinkovic-Savic. Who is he, and why are Europe's grandest clubs ready to shell out £100m for him?

NBA Draft

NBA free agency: Latest buzz, rumblings and reports

The market officially opens July 1, but NBA free-agency news is coming in fast. Stay up-to-date with the latest rumors and rumblings.

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Jalen Rose dons iconic draft suit

Jalen Rose breaks out his infamous NBA draft suit and gives a little backstory on how he chose to make the bold fashion statement.


Will Doncic go to Kings or Hawks?

Adrian Wojnarowski believes Luka Doncic will be picked in the top three by either Sacramento or Atlanta.


Ayton says he and Booker could be Shaq-Kobe 2.0

Projected No. 1 overall pick Deandre Ayton details how he'd fit with the Suns and help start a winning legacy in Phoenix.


Woj doesn't expect Knicks to move up in draft

Adrian Wojnarowski says if New York was considering a trade up to draft Mo Bamba it would have requested his medical information by now.


Eriksen dazzles for Danes, VAR keeps Aussies alive

Christian Eriksen's superb opener looked to be sending Australia home but a VAR-referred penalty converted by Mile Jedinak kept the Socceroos alive.

Arzani impresses but Socceroos slack in attack

Australia's lack of bite in front of goal proved their undoing in a 1-1 draw with Denmark, but livewire Daniel Arzani impressed off the bench.

Eriksen: Australia 'lucky' that VAR gave penalty

Denmark's Christian Eriksen described the penalty awarded to Australia in their 1-1 draw as "lucky," after the VAR system intervened.

Will Denmark or Australia advance from Group C?

With France already into the round of 16, the ESPN FC guys share their thoughts on Denmark and Australia's chances of escaping Group C.


Champion: A draw the very least Australia deserved

Jon Champion believes it's all still to play for in Group C for Australia after their 1-1 draw against Denmark.


Robson: Not much Poulsen could do about penalty

ESPN's Stewart Robson and Alexis Nunes share their thoughts on the controversial penalty decision that earnt Australia a draw.


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