Breaking down the best and worst No. 3 picks in NBA history

When the Knicks lost the NBA draft lottery, they lost more than Zion Williamson. They also lost the certainty that comes with picking first overall. The first pick comes with a high percentage of success, especially in a year with someone like Williamson about to enter the league. That’s not always the case, but it’s...
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NYC Black Lives Matter marches can continue despite large-event ban, de Blasio says
Mayor Bill de Blasio is permitting Black Lives Matter protesters to continue marching through city streets while canceling all large events through September. Speaking on CNN Thursday night, de Blasio said the demonstrators’ calls for social justice were too important to stop after more than a month of demonstrations have not led to an outbreak...
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California, Florida and Texas see record new virus deaths; Zoo toy creator puts on a puppet show for his neighborhood with no strings attached
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Trump claims far left 'brainwashed' Biden in 'Hannity' exclusive: 'He doesn't know what he is doing'
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NYC man accused of sex trafficking teen girls out of hotel near JFK
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Has John Roberts been watching 'Hamilton'?
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