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Current Sports | July 6, 2018

Jul 6, 2018
John Engler photo
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Michigan State University; Nicholas Wittner; NHL Super Teams; Toronto Maple Leafs; Tampa Bay Lightning; MLB Pennant Races; Reflection Friday


Current Sports | July 5, 2018

Jul 5, 2018
Mark Dantonio
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NHL; Slava Voynov; Michigan State Football; B1G Standings; Mark Dantonio; Urban Meyer; Throwback Thursday


Current Sports | July 3, 2018

Jul 3, 2018
DeMarcus Cousins
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DeMarcus Cousins; Golden State Warriors; Rajon Rondo; Los Angeles Lakers; World Cup Update; Jaren Jackson Jr.; NBA Summer League


Current Sports | July 2, 2018

Jul 2, 2018
LeBron James
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NBA Free Agency; LeBron James; Los Angeles Lakers; Kawhi Leonard; NHL Free Agency; John Tavares; Detroit Red Wings

Current Sports | June 29, 2018

Jun 29, 2018
Nick Ward
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Chris Bosio; Detroit Tigers; 2018 Moneyball Pro-Am Summer League; Nick Ward; Gabe Brown; Aaron Henry; Reflection Friday

Current Sports | June 28, 2018

Jun 28, 2018
Kevin Durant LeBron James
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LeBron James; NBA Free Agency; Kevin Durant; Los Angeles Lakers; Jason Ruff; Odessa Jackalopes; Throwback Thursday

Current Sports | June 27, 2018

Jun 27, 2018
Tyler Hilinski
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Tyler Hilinski; Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy; Safety in Youth Sports; Detroit Red Wings; 2018 NHL Draft

Current Sports | June 26, 2018

Jun 26, 2018
Boy in Helmet
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NBA Awards Show; Dwane Casey; Toronto Raptors; Detroit Pistons; Ben Simmons; Tyler Hilinski; CTE; James Moore; Safety in Sports

Current Sports | June 25, 2018

Jun 25, 2018
World Cup
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Chris Webber; Jim Harbaugh; Fab Five; University of Michigan; 2018 FIFA World Cup; Brooks Laimbeer; Weekend Winners

Current Sports | June 22, 2018

Jun 22, 2018
Adam Silver
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2018 NBA Draft; Miles Bridges; Jaren Jackson, Jr.; Detroit Pistons; Scott Pohl; MSU Trustees Meeting; 2018 NHL Draft; Detroit Red Wings

Current Sports | June 21, 2018

Jun 21, 2018
Miles Bridges
Matthew Mitchell/MSU Athletic Communications

2018 NBA Draft; Miles Bridges; Jaren Jackson, Jr.; Michael Porter Jr.; DeShaun Tate; Memorable Spartans in the Draft

Current Sports | June 20, 2018

Jun 20, 2018
NBA Draft
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2018 NBA Draft Eve; Potential Lottery Selections; Miles Bridges; Jaren Jackson, Jr.; DeAndre Ayton; LeBron James

Current Sports | June 19, 2018

Jun 19, 2018
WKAR

2018 Midwestern League All-Star Game; Jesse Goldberg-Strassler; James Manuel; Maurice Benson; Lansing Legends ABA Team

Current Sports | June 18, 2018

Jun 18, 2018
Phil Mickelson
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Weddings; U.S. Open; Phil Mickelson; Rule Controversy; Detroit Tigers; Chicago White Sox; American League Standings

Jaren Jackson Jr.
Jaren Jackson Jr. / Twitter

DeShaun Tate, college basketball reporter for CBS radio in Atlanta, joins WKAR's "Current Sports with Al Martin." Tate interviewed former Michigan State Basketball phenom Jaren Jackson Jr., after his workout with the Atlanta Hawks. Tate then gives his predictions for where he thinks Jackson will land in the upcoming NBA Draft, as well as his thoughts on a few other prospects like Marvin Bagley III, DeAndre Ayton and Miles Bridges.

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