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In the early days of the NBA’s Orlando bubble, players shared some pretty sad pictures of the food they were given to eat during quarantine.

© Pool Photo-USA TODAY Sports Thanks to his wife, Steven Adams should be well-fed in Orlando.

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After seeing some of those images, Steven Adams’ wife did something proactive to make sure her man wasn’t lacking any legitimate sustenance.

During Saturday’s game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and Utah Jazz, we discovered that Adams’ wife baked two extra pans of lasagna for him to take with him to the bubble.

Steven Adams' wife saw the bubble food pics and baked him 2 extra pans of lasagna to bring with him pic.twitter.com/rBne6tOGWM

— CJ Fogler #BlackLivesMatter (@cjzero) August 1, 2020

That’s what I’m talking about, baby!

The lasagna appears to be doing wonders for Adams, too. He’s been making some incredible plays (such as this). At the time of this writing, he had scored 16 points and hauled down 11 rebounds as the Thunder led the Jazz by the score of 99-78 in the middle of the fourth quarter.

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But he's young and he's a great shot maker, and playing alongside Blake Griffin should get him a lot of open looks. The Pistons just have to hope their first top-two pick since Darko Milicic doesn't follow his career path. 3/31 SLIDES © Photo by Anthony Au-Yeung/Getty Images WASHINGTON | LaMelo Ball, G, Illawarra Hawks The Wizards defy the odds and move up to No. 2 in our lottery and select a backcourt partner for Bradley Beal. Ball is a 6-foot-7 playmaker who showed uncanny court vision in his truncated season in Australia. The NBL is a far cry from the NBA, but Ball held his own against much older players, showing amazing passing skills and good defensive instincts, although not always good defensive effort. Still, Beal is going to love his passing and unselfishness, and while Ball's jumper looks ugly now, his brother Lonzo's jumper also looked ugly in college, and he just shot 38.3 percent from three-point range in his third season. 4/31 SLIDES © John Reed-USA TODAY Sports ATLANTA | Isaac Okoro, F, Auburn This could be a little high for Okoro, but the Hawks want wings who can play defense alongside Trae Young, and Okoro is the most promising perimeter defender in this draft class. He’s only 19, but he does little things and makes winning plays like a veteran. The Hawks will hope that Young's presence and Cam Reddish's steady improvement will let them be patient with Okoro's shot and that Okoro's defense can clean up some of Young's defensive lapses. 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The combination of passing, basketball IQ and ball handling makes him the best immediate fit for the Warriors. 6/31 SLIDES © Photo by Seffi Magriso/Euroleague Basketball via Getty Images CLEVELAND | Deni Avdija, F, Maccabi Tel Aviv Avdija is the best international prospect in the draft, a smart offensive player and skilled passer who could play either forward position. His passing will open up Cleveland’s offense, and he moves so well without the ball that he complements the ball-dominant guards, Colln Sexton and Darius Garland, in the backcourt. They could go for James Wiseman here, but Cleveland already has $72 million tied up with three centers (Andre Drummond, Larry Nance and Kevin Love), and it’s not a coincidence that GM Koby Altman spent six days scouting Avdija earlier this year. 7/31 SLIDES © David Kohl-USA TODAY Sports MINNESOTA | Obi Toppin, F, Dayton Toppin was the best player in college basketball this season, scoring at will near the basket (he led the nation in dunks), making shots from the perimeter and passing well. His defense is a question, as he shows effort but not a lot of lateral quickness, so he'll fit in great alongside D'Angelo Russell and Karl-Anthony Towns! Minnesota has already traded next year's first-round pick and is desperate to keep Towns happy, so the 22-year-old Toppin fits the team's win-now focus as well as its emphasis on outside shooting. The defense may be a sieve, but the Wolves should put up a ton of points. 8/31 SLIDES © Photo by TF-Images/Getty Images NEW YORK | Killian Hayes, G, Ulm A late-season surge answered questions about Hayes, who was already well established as a quality ball handler and passer and who won’t turn 19 until July. His outside shooting improved and he cut down on his turnovers, which were the biggest knocks on his game besides a slow first step. Would the Knicks be gun-shy about picking another French point guard after Frank Ntilikina disappointed? They shouldn't, because Hayes could become a star in "la Grosse Pomme." 9/31 SLIDES © The Commercial Appeal-USA TODAY NETWORK via Imagn Content Services, LLC CHICAGO | James Wiseman, C, Memphis Wiseman is a polarizing prospect, a physical marvel at 7-foot-1 who runs well but whose athletic attributes haven’t translated to on-court results yet. Due to eligibility issues, he played only three games in college this season, but he flashed the potential to be an outstanding defender and finisher on pick-and-rolls. Even with Wendell Carter in the fold, Wiseman's star potential is too enticing to pass up at No. 8, since, more than anything, the Bulls need stars. Slideshow continues on the next slide 10/31 SLIDES © Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports CHARLOTTE | Onyeka Okongwu, C, USC The Hornets would be thrilled if USC’s star freshman drops to them. Okongwu had an excellent first season and has a ton of defensive potential. He put up 16.2 points, 8.2 rebounds and almost three blocks a game, plus he's a smart, hustling rebounder who can handle the ball. He's a little small for a center at 6-foot-9, but Michael Jordan will love watching how hard Okongwu plays — on an iPad while drinking a giant glass of tequila, of course. 11/31 SLIDES © Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports PHOENIX | Tyrese Maxey, G, Kentucky Maxey is a 6-foot-3 playmaker from Kentucky who is one of the best players in this draft in terms of getting his own shot, and his floater game is beautiful. For the Suns, it’s important that he’s a solid and competitive defender, because they’ll need that alongside Devin Booker. Maxey is smart and athletic, and he makes a good backcourt partner for Booker or Ricky Rubio. 12/31 SLIDES © Rob Kinnan-USA TODAY Sports SAN ANTONIO | Devin Vassell, F, Florida State Vassell has been moving up on mock drafts throughout the offseason, perhaps as people realize how valuable his three-and-D skills are in the modern NBA. He's a good one-on-one defender, and he's also excellent in his defensive rotations. His offensive game is a bit limited, especially on drives, but he can pass and shoot threes off the dribble. But a smart wing defender who's skinny and shoots threes seems right up Coach Pop's alley, though if he had a wine cellar or European citizenship he'd be absolutely perfect for the Spurs. 13/31 SLIDES © Photo by Anthony Au-Yeung/Getty Images SACRAMENTO | R.J. Hampton, G, New Zealand Breakers The Kings are in an unusual position in that their starting five is set, and they’re well-covered for big men. This allows them to take a flyer on a prospect like Hampton, who played in New Zealand instead of in college last year. Hampton didn’t do much in an injury-shortened year, but he can play both guard spots and he’s an excellent ball handler. This young team is about to get expensive when De'Aaron Fox signs an extension, so Hampton could be the perfect economical reinforcement. 14/31 SLIDES © Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports NEW ORLEANS | Aaron Nesmith, G, Vanderbilt What type of player should New Orleans be surrounding Zion Williamson with? A guy like Nesmith, who shot a scorching 52.2 percent from deep in his 14 games last season. He’s big and strong enough (6-foot-6, 213 lbs.) to contribute right away off the bench and make teams pay when they inevitably double Zion. Slideshow continues on the next slide 15/31 SLIDES © Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports PORTLAND | Cole Anthony, G, North Carolina Anthony's dad, Greg, played for some good Blazers teams at the tail end of his career, and his son could be a great fit in Rip City. Anthony had a rough year for a terrible North Carolina team last year, but his lack of spacing disguised how good his shot-making can be. Anthony can handle the ball, hit step-back jumpers and fly up and down the court. He'd be a huge upgrade on Anfernee Simons at the backup guard spots, and while he's not a great passer, he should be able to get buckets right away. 16/31 SLIDES © Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports ORLANDO | Jaden McDaniels, F, Washington Just from a picture of McDaniels, you would assume he's going to Orlando, where GM John Hammond always tries to take the tallest, rangiest athletes available. He’s a 6-foot-10, 200-pound guy who can do a little bit of everything — shoot, pass, handle the ball — but just none of it particularly well yet. But if the Magic get him in their system and he starts to defend, there’s a lot of upside with McDaniels. 17/31 SLIDES © Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports MINNESOTA (from Brooklyn)| Saddiq Bey, F, Villanova Minnesota needs defense and shooting at small forward, and that's exactly what Bey brings. 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Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer, the three-time Cy Young Award winner, exited his third start of the season Wednesday night after a laborious 27-pitch first inning during which his velocity was down. 

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After the New York Mets defeated the Nationals 3-1, Scherzer said he tweaked his right hamstring Tuesday and it hampered him during his inning of work, ultimately deciding it was not going to get better.

Scherzer gave up one run to the New York Mets and was replaced by Erick Fedde to start the second inning. He had thrown a major league high 112 pitches in his most recent start, and was working with an extra two days of rest after the Nationals had their weekend series in Miami postponed after a coronavirus outbreak on the Marlins. 

© Geoff Burke, USA TODAY Sports Max Scherzer pitches against the New York Mets in the first inning at Nationals Park.

Scherzer, who turned 36 on July 27, was limited to 27 starts last season thanks to two stints on the injured list with a back injury. Famously, he was scratched from Game 5 of the World Series with a nerve issue in his neck, but after rigorous treatment returned three days later to start Game 7 of the World Series, which the Nationals won. 

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While Scherzer downplayed the severity of his injury and said he plans to make his next start, it nonetheless continued an unsettling trend this season of star pitchers succumbing to injury after a most unprecedented several months running up to the start of the season. 

After spring training was shut down March 12 due to COVID-19 concerns, a nearly four-month industry shutdown followed, before teams reconvened July 1 for a three-week "summer camp" leading into the July 23 opening night. 

Scherzer started that night and was defeated by the New York Yankees, but struck out 10 Toronto Blue Jays over 7 1/3 innings — and 112 pitches — in his second start. He averaged 94.7 miles on his fastball in his first two starts, but it was topping out at 94 and sitting at 92 Wednesday.

Meanwhile, pitchers of all pedigrees have been dropping off rosters, possibly an effect of the shutdown followed by the truncated spring training. 

A forearm strain could lead to Tommy John surgery for reigning AL Cy Young winner Justin Verlander. His Houston Astros manager, Dusty Baker, says closer Roberto Osuna could be headed that route, too. A back injury put Clayton Kershaw on the IL to start the year. St. Louis Cardinals starter Miles Mikolas won't pitch this season after a forearm strain.

Atlanta Braves ace Mike Soroka is out for the year — and a good portion of 2021, too, after suffering an Achilles' tendon tear Monday. 

And relievers Colin Poche of the Tampa Bay Rays and Tommy Kahnle of the New York Yankees have already undergone Tommy John surgery. 

Scherzer says he doesn't believe the odd spring and summer contributed to his ailment; he believes he will make his next scheduled start.

"I don’t feel like the schedule or the process has had anything to do with it," he said. "I just tweaked my hamstring. The smart decision was just to come out of the game."

Scherzer is in the sixth year of a seven-year, $210 million deal with Washington and has been remarkably durable in his career — making between 30 and 34 starts from 2009-2018 before last year's back woes. Even still, he finished third in 2019 Cy Young voting, continuing a streak of seven consecutive years with at least a top five finish. 

This shortened season might have beethe year he ceded ace designation to teammate Stephen Strasburg, the 2019 World Series MVP. Alas, Strasburg has yet to pitch this season, himself, working his way back from a nerve problem in his pitching hand.

The Nationals are also missing reliever Will Harris, who suffered a groin injury shortly after the season began. With just 60 games to play with, any injury is impactful.

"We had to rev these guys up fairly quickly," says Nationals manager Dave Martinez. "Max, Stras, all these guys – they worked diligently over three months. It’s been really, really hot here, too. That might have something to do with it.

"We’ve got to be really really careful."

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