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Tyneeha Rivers walked into Barclays Center for the NBA draft with her son Authentic Baker Mayfield Jersey , Mikal Bridges.

Like any parent, she was full of emotions: pride, excitement – just a bundle of nerves.

But Rivers had somewhat of a parental advantage, she works for an NBA team Authentic Isac Lundestrom Jersey , the Philadelphia 76ers. So when her son – who starred at Villanova – was taken by the 76ers with the 10th overall pick, she couldn’t believe it.

”It’s amazing” Rivers, vice president of human relations for the 76ers, said in an ESPN interview with her son sitting in front of her wearing a 76ers baseball cap after he was drafted. ”It’s an experience I’ll never forget. I’m so excited he’s coming home to be part of our Sixers family. It’s amazing.

”Go Sixers!”

Unfortunately Royce Freeman Color Rush Jersey , it was a fleeting moment, thanks to the sometimes cruel business side of basketball.

The 76ers put a quick end to the fairy tale – hometown hero who led the local school to national championships and now about to join the surging hometown NBA team – by promptly trading Bridges, who they took with the 10th overall pick, to the Suns in a deal they felt was too good to pass up. Philadelphia got Zhaire Smith (the 16th overall pick) and a 2021 first-round pick for the rights to Bridges.

And though the storybook ending lasted only a few minutes for Rivers Vinny Curry Color Rush Jersey , she and her son didn’t walk away empty handed.

After all, being a top-10 pick in the NBA draft is something to celebrate – in Philadelphia or Phoenix.



Carter Hart of the Everett Silvertips was honored Saturday as the Canadian Hockey League’s goaltender of the year, becoming the first to win the award in back-to-back seasons, and Alex Barre-Boulet of the Blainville-Boisbriand Armada was the player of the year.

Hart http://www.panthersauthorizedshops.c...gaulden-jersey , a 19-year-old Philadelphia Flyers prospect, finished his fourth season with the Western Hockey League’s Silvertips by leading the Washington state team to its second Western Conference title and appearance in the WHL championship series.

Hart was the first recipient in Silvertips history of the Four Broncos Memorial Trophy as WHL Player of the Year, and the first goaltender in WHL history to earn the Del Wilson Trophy (WHL Goaltender of the Year) in three consecutive seasons.

Hart led the WHL this season in goals-against average (1.60), save percentage (.947) http://www.giantsauthorizedshops.com...latimer-jersey , shutouts (7), and was fourth in wins (31) while compiling a record of 31-6-1-3 in 41 games. He helped Canada capture the world junior title in January.

Barre-Boulet led the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League with 53 goals and 63 assists for 116 points in 65 games. He led the Armada to the QMJHL regular-season title and Game 6 of the President Cup Final.
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