Robertson said he was happy to see LeBron James and other National Basketball Association stars take a stance on societal issues and called on white athletes to follow in their footsteps, according to ESPN.
He was also a finalist for Play of the Year for his spectacular block of Jazz forward Royce O'Neale in March, but the award went to James for his game-winning jump shot at the buzzer against the Minnesota Timberwolves in February. He was the league's leading scorer at 30.4 points per game and he was third in the league in assists, dishing out 8.8 helpers per contest. "I think it's a good time for people that look like me to be here for people that are fighting for equality", Long said last season. Gordon won the award last season. Casey beat out Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens and Jazz coach Quin Snyder for the honor.
He was sacked by the Raptors in May following their second consecutive second-round loss to the Cavs.
Why the Trump-Kim summit upsets S Korean conservatives
In return, critics say, North Korea committed only to the vaguely worded "complete denuclearization " of the Korean Peninsula. A series of posters celebrating the April 27 Panmunjom Declaration between Pyongyang and South Korea have also been released.
Daryl Morey of the Rockets earned the NBA's Executive of the Year Award after assembling a team that finished first in the Western Conference.
Robertson is the career leader in triple-doubles and was the first player to average one for a season.
The day before his 26th birthday on Monday, their 7-foot-1 son stood tall on the stage at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California as the NBA's 2017-18 Defensive Player of the Year award victor.
With no major injury concerns for his squad, Aliou Cisse will most likely start the same 11 that started the match against Poland. Senegal became the first African nation to open with a win in this year's World Cup when they knocked off Poland 2-1.
Critics say it will further erode democracy in the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member state and entrench one-man rule. If no presidential candidate wins more than 50 percent of the vote, the election moves to a runoff vote in early July.
The final decision needs to be unanimous for OPEC, however, and many analysts expect the meeting to be a disaster. US President Donald Trump last week pushed ahead with tariffs on billion of Chinese imports, starting on July 6.
Corinthians defender Fagner, who made his global debut in 2017, will win his fifth Brazil cap against Costa Rica. Neymar has endured a hard week and it was clearly too much for him after the final whistle.
Ms Ardern posted a photo on her Instagram account showing her and partner Clarke Gayford with the baby at Auckland City Hospital. At 37, Ardern is the world's youngest female leader, and is the second elected world leader to give birth while in office.
But a Republican close to the White House sent along a note to say that this explanation of the coat is "revisionist history". This jacket certainly seems like quite a misstep on her part, potentially feeding into Melania Trump's critics' claims.
Switzerland's greater energy, combined with Serbia's inability to keep their shape in the latter stages, won the day. Switzerland saw off any late threat from Serbia to run out 2-1 winners and move up to second spot in Group D.
On Thursday, the United State Supreme Court overturned two decisions regarding states' collection of taxes from online sales. Those retailers may face headaches complying with various state sales tax laws, though there are software options to help.
The ruling clears the way for states, including MA , to collect an estimated $13 billion or more in extra taxes every year. They had resulted in some companies not collecting sales tax on every online purchase.
But the president showed no sign of softening in public remarks, even as Congress failed again to pass immigration reform . Trump said he told them on the campaign trail he would never let them down, and they've been working together since.
Meet Zsa Zsa, the world’s ugliest dog
Zsa Zsa's owner, Megan Brainard of Anoka, Minnesota, will earn a pretty penny for her victory-a $1,500 prize, to be precise. Dogs in the annual competition flaunt their imperfections - some have hairless bodies, others have lolling tongues.
Saudi Arabia job growth likely as woman driver ban ends
She thinks that some Saudi women will take a wait-and-see approach to learning to drive , rather than jumping straight in. Young women were spotted present in various exhibits where traffic officials instructed them on handlings of a auto .
Musa marks return with winning double as Nigeria beat Iceland
Nigeria are at their best in open space, and they will likely try to play for those openings, employing a lower defensive line. Russian Federation certainly seems to bring the best out of Musa, who has played much of his club football for CSKA Moscow.
Prince Louis to be baptised on July 9
Prince William made a speech where he spoke about how he got some "street cred" with his four-year-old son Prince George . The Queen is head of the Church of England and Louis' father William will one day take on this role when he becomes king.