Lashley secures Open spot with PGA Tour win – Golf News

Nate Lashley won the Rocket Mortgage Classic at the Detroit Country Club American Nate Lashley secured his place in the field for the 148th Open Championship at Royal Portrush after winning the PGA Tour’s Rocket Mortgage Classic on Sunday (June 30). Two places were available to the players who finished in the top eight and ties at the Rocket Mortgage Classic and who were not already exempt, with fellow American

Beverley staying with Clippers for 3 years, $40M

Free-agent guard Patrick Beverley has agreed to a three-year, $40 million deal to stay with the LA Clippers, his agent, Kevin Bradbury, told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.Beverley was one of the most pursued guards in the marketplace. His tenacious, versatile play had a huge role in the Clippers' surprising run to the playoffs and in their six-game playoff series against the Golden State Warriors.Beverley, who turns 31 on July 12, averaged
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GSW closing on Russell, Iguodala deals

Golden State and Brooklyn are trying to finalize a sign-and-trade deal, delivering All-Star guard D'Angelo Russell on a four-year, $117 million maximum contract to the Warriors, league sources told ESPN on Sunday.To create the salary-cap flexibility to turn Kevin Durant's free-agent deal with the Nets into the acquisition of Russell, the Warriors would trade three-time champion Andre Iguodala to the Memphis Grizzlies with a protected 2024 first-round draft pick, league

Nuggets reward Murray with 5-year, $170M deal

Denver Nuggets star guard Jamal Murray has agreed to a five-year, $170 million contract extension, agent Mike George told The Athletic.Murray, the Nuggets' first-round pick in 2016 out of Kentucky, will play out his rookie deal next season. When the rookie max contract begins in 2020, he will make $29.3 million, then progressively more until the deal's final season, when he'll make $36.6 million in 2024-25.Murray and center Nikola Jokic

Knicks to add forwards Randle, Gibson, Portis

Free-agent forward/center Julius Randle has agreed to a three-year, $63 million deal with the New York Knicks, CAA agents Aaron Mintz and Steve Heumann told ESPN on Sunday.Randle has developed into one of the NBA's most versatile offensive frontcourt players.Randle, 24, had the best NBA campaign of his five-year career last season with the New Orleans Pelicans, averaging 21.4 points on 52% shooting, 8.7 rebounds and 3.1 assists.The Knicks followed