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More than a few to follow: Former KU stars enjoy keeping tabs on Jayhawks in the NBA | KUsports.com
Already busy enough with trying to balance his own overseas playing career with time to watch his beloved alma mater at crazy hours, former Kansas point guard Russell Robinson is bracing for things to get even tougher this week.

KU notebook: Jayhawks pursing another Chicago point guard in Charlie Moore’s buddy, Ayo Dosunmu
Morgan Park senior-to-be Ayo Dosunmu, who received a scholarship offer from KU on June 9, happens to be a good friend of KU redshirt sophomore Charlie Moore, a graduate of the Public League school located on the far South Side.

Other Sports

NBA Draft 2017: Four prospects whose stock is projected too high - CBSSports.com
With the NBA Draft closing in, most mock drafts have settled. Projections may be off (and that's the fun of mock drafts vs. the real thing), but for the most part we know where prospects are placed and the expectation of the 2017 talent pool.

WATCH: Padres fuming over 'cheap shot' home-plate collision by Cubs' Anthony Rizzo - CBSSports.com
During the course of an eventual 3-2 Cubs win in Wrigley Field on Monday night, Padres center fielder Matt Szczur kept the lead intact against his former teammates with an excellent throw home to cut down the would-be tying run in Anthony Rizzo.

Cavs cut ties with GM David Griffin; Chauncey Billups a possible candidate? - CBSSports.com
Griffin's contract was set to expire at the end of June, and the two parties "just couldn't agree on future," the Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski reports. The report also mentions ex-Detroit Pistons great Chauncey Billups as an emerging candidate for the vacancy.

Cavs owner Gilbert reportedly didn't consult LeBron James before parting ways with GM - CBSSports.com
If you're the Cleveland Cavaliers this offseason, you have two main objectives: Keep LeBron James happy, and make roster tweaks that will prepare the team to be more competitive with the Golden State Warriors next season.

Tiger Woods says he's 'receiving professional help' to control medications - CBSSports.com
Tiger Woods has decided to get professional help. After being arrested for driving under the influence in Florida last month, Woods announced on Monday that he is receiving help for how he deals with his back pain and sleep disorder, primarily through the medications he uses to control those issues.

NBA Trade Rumors: Cavs reportedly eyeing Jimmy Butler, but they'll need a third team - CBSSports.com
After losing 4-1 in the NBA Finals to the Warriors, the Cavaliers are on the clock to regroup, reload and run it back once more before LeBron James becomes a free agent in 2018. So adding three-time NBA All-Star Jimmy Butler -- which ESPN's Marc Stein reports the team is working to achieve -- would certainly would bode well for the immediate future of the franchise.

Report: Lakers all but set on Lonzo Ball, future looking increasingly bright - CBSSports.com
There has been a lot of discussion of late about what the Lakers will do with the No. 2 overall pick in Thursday's NBA Draft. The Lakers taking Southern California native Lonzo Ball has long been the most-likely scenario, and despite reports that the team was less than pleased with Ball's initial workout, it appears this is still the case.