Here is more of what Markelle Fultz said after Philly workout


Markelle Fultz was smooth.

Not necessarily on the court after his Saturday night workout with the Philadelphia 76ers — although he looked good enough for the Sixers to pull the trigger on a blockbuster trade for the No. 1 pick with the Boston Celtics.

He did look polished, however, speaking to the media after his workout. He said he felt the love from Philly fans when he attended a regular season game there.

He showed up to the workout wearing a Sixers hat.

The truth is Fultz would not have worked out for Philly with the No. 3 pick if not for this trade coming. He knew the deal was done as long as his medical checked out and he didn’t try to punch a coach during the workout. Still, he said all the right things after the game — including that he wanted to go get a cheesesteak.

Robin Lopez and T.J. Warren exchange contact, heated words (video)

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Robin Lopez whacked T.J. Warren in the head while chasing an offensive rebound. Warren didn’t like that, so he ran to the opposite end of the court and shoved Lopez to the floor. A heated confrontation ensued, though it didn’t escalate beyond yelling.

Warren received a flagrant foul, and Lopez was hit with a technical in the Suns’ 113-105 win over the Bulls.

Lakers blow 5-on-1 fastbreak (video)

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Corey Brewer is better at finishing fastbreaks than leading them.

Nice defense by Emmanuel Mudiay, too.

But at least the Lakers won.

Did Reggie Jackson distract Jimmy Butler into missing game-tying free throw? (video)

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With the Timberwolves trailing the Pistons by three and 6.2 seconds left, Jimmy Butler drew a foul on a 3-pointer.

Butler made the first two free throws then, just before he got the ball for the third, Reggie Jackson interrupted to talk to Stanley Johnson, who was in rebounding position. Butler missed the free throw, and Detroit won 100-97 after an intentional foul.

Butler said Jackson didn’t affect him, but Butler’s side eye during the delay at least appeared to speak loudly.

Bulls’ Kris Dunn dunks on T.J. Warren after savvy/explosive halfcourt drive (video)

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Kris Dunn had a nice weekend – 39 points, 13 assists and 11 rebounds as the Bulls beat the Hornets and lost to the Suns – punctuated by this dunk in Chicago’s 113-105 loss to the Suns last night.

T.J. Warren paid the price for Tyler Ulis overplaying a Robin Lopez screen Dunn cleverly never used.