JaMychal Green is finalizing a buy-out with the Oklahoma City Thunder and, once he clears waivers, will be signing with the Golden State Warriors. Green, who exercised an $8.2 million player option for the 2022-23 season last month and was traded from Denver to Oklahoma City in a move designed to give the Nuggets salary cap relief. Oklahoma City expressed intentions to move Green to a new destination before the start of training camp.
The third and final day of the MLB Draft concluded today with two more Alabama players selected. Jacob McNairy was selected by the Seattle Mariners in the 16th round (486th overall pick), while Garrett McMillan was tabbed by the Minnesota Twins in the 19th round (564th overall pick).
Tamara Clark won her semifinal heat in the Women’s 200 Meter at the World Athletics Championship in a close finish (see below). Clark’s time of 21.95 seconds was 0.01 second ahead of Dina Asher-Smith, and was the third-fastest time over the three heats. On the men’s side, Jereem Richards’ 19.86 second time was the fourth-fastest time in the Men’s 200 Meter, which advanced him to the finals as well.
Lakareber Abe will be taking part in the Original Tee Golf Classic this weekend in Hamburg, New Jersey. Original Tee is an organization that amplifies inclusion in golf by preserving the history of the game’s diverse Black pioneers.
Jereem Richards spoke to a reporter after finishing first in his heat in last night’s 200m prelim at the World Athletics Championships.
Scenes and Highlights
- Morgan McCullough – re-assigned to the Quad Cities River Bandits from the Northwest Arkansas Naturals.
- Tony Mitchell – signed by Soles de Santo Domingo of the Dominican Republic LNB.
GOLF US Girls Junior Amateur, Stroke Play Rd 2: Kaitlyn Schroeder – 72-77, +3, T40 Kynadie Adams – 74-75, +3, T40 Taylor Kehoe – 81-77, +12, cut TRACK & FIELD World Athletics Championships Women’s 200m Semifinals: Tamara Clark – 21.95 seconds, 1st in heat; advances to finals World Athletics Championships Men’s 200m Semifinals: Jereem Richards – 19.86 seconds, 3rd in heat, 4th overall; advances to finals. World Athletics Championships Men’s 200m Semifinals: Tarsis Orogot – 20.35 seconds, 5th in heat, 13th overall. BASKETBALL The Basketball Tournament Heartfire 79, The Enchantment 74. Tevin Mack – 11 minutes, 1 point (0-2 FG, 1-2 FT), 2 rebounds, 1 turnover, 1 foul. Los Angeles 86, Indiana 79. Jasmine Walker - 7 minutes, 2 points (1-1 FG), 1 rebound, -4. Dominican Republic LNB Semifinal Gm 1: Soles 82, Indios 75. Tony Mitchell – 40 minutes, 3 points (0-1 2pg, 1-5 3pg), 3 rebounds, 3 assists, 1 steal, 2 turnovers, 1 foul, +6.