What. A. Game! Needing to rally in the fourth quarter, Team LeBron did just that in the 69th NBA All-Star game with a 157-155 victory over Team Giannis inside the United Center. To bring back inspired play and to honor Kobe Bryant, the NBA All-Star moved to a different format. Heading...
The 2020 NBA All-Star Slam Dunk contest provided quite a controversial finish! With several big names back, including 2008 winner Dwight Howard and runners-up in Aaron Gordon (2016) and Derrick Jones Jr. (2017), it all came down to the final dunk Saturday night. Despite earning a perfect score (50) on one...
With such a stacked field in the 3-point contest, you just knew it would come down to the final shot. And it did! With the seconds counting down, Sacramento Kings guard Buddy Hield knocked down the last shot to win the 3-point shootout Saturday night. "As a shooter, this is on your...
NBA players, coaches and celebrities took to social media to pay tribute to Kobe Bryant after reports surfaced that he died Sunday afternoon. Bryant, 41, and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna were among those killed when their  helicopter slammed into a hillside near Malibu in Los Angeles County. News of Bryant's tragic...
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The Utah Jazz are one of the hottest teams in the NBA. Not only have they won 19 of their last 21 games, but the Jazz have also risen to second place in the Western Conference and are tied with the Miami Heat for the third best record in the...
With the 2019-20 just around the corner with preseason action underway, I thought I’d take a look at each of the 30 NBA teams’ all-time starting lineups. Highlighting the top players in each franchise’s history, the all-time lineup was created using players individual accolades as well as team success during...
With the 2019-20 just around the corner with preseason action underway, I thought I’d take a look at each of the 30 NBA teams’ all-time starting lineups. Highlighting the top players in each franchise’s history, the all-time lineup was created using players individual accolades as well as team success during...
The U.S. men’s basketball team put on a show as Team USA earned a 102-86 exhibition victory against the Australian Boomers on Thursday in front of a 51,218 fans inside Marvel Stadium in Melbourne, Australia. It was the the largest crowd to watch a basketball game in Australia. Kemba Walker...
NBA: Giannis Antetokounmpo vs. Rudy Gobert
Who invented the game of basketball? For you sports nerds out there, this standard trivia question is a quick one to answer. However, for those that may not know, the correct answer is none other than Canadian born Dr. James Naismith, or the "Father of Basketball."  If you did a double...
The NBA free agency period has seen hundreds of players switch teams as well as a number of league-altering moves with All-Star players teaming up in NBA's wild-west, free-agent bonanza. The Los Angeles Clippers were the latest winners as they pulled off a stunner when they signed not only Kawhi...
2019 NBA Draft
The NBA Draft always brings plenty of surprises and this year was no different. With the franchise’s first No. 1 pick, the New Orleans Pelicans selected Zion Williamson. The former Duke star was named the ACC Player of the Year, Freshman of the Year and took home the Wooden Award...
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The NBA Draft is tomorrow and the free agency period is just around the corner, but that didn't stop the Utah Jazz from making one of the biggest offseason moves this summer as the franchise acquired veteran point guard Mike Conley from the Memphis Grizzlies in exchange for Grayson...
Social meda reacts as Toronto Raptors win first nba championship
For the first time in franchise history, the Toronto Raptors are NBA Champions! Led by Kyle Lowry's double-double (26 points and 10 assists) as well as 26 points from Pascal Siakam and 22 points from Kawhi Leonard, the Raptors took down the Golden State Warriors, 114-110, at Oracle Arena to...
Toronto Raptors win 2019 NBA Finals
The Toronto Raptors made NBA history Thursday night as the franchise won its first-ever NBA championship with a 114-110 win over the Golden State Warriors at Oracle Arena. The Raptors, making its first-ever NBA Finals appearance spoiled Golden State's run as the Warriors were making their fifth-straight appearance in the...
All-Time Lakers Lineup
With the NBA Playoffs nearing their conclusion and the NBA Finals near the finish line, I thought I’d take a look at each of the teams’ all-time starting lineups. Highlighting the top players in each franchise’s history, the all-time lineup was created using players individual accolades as well as team...
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With the NBA Playoffs nearing their conclusion with the Conference Finals underway, I thought I'd take a look at each of the teams' all-time starting lineups. Highlighting the top players in each franchise’s history, the all-time lineup was created using players individual accolades as well as team success during each...
The Toronto Raptors made history Saturday night. Led by Kawhi Leonard's game-high 27 points and 17 rebounds, the Raptors advanced to the NBA Finals for the first time in franchise history with a 100-94 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks. Despite a 15-point deficit late in the third quarter, the Raptors rallied...
With the NBA Playoffs nearing their conclusion with the Conference Finals underway, I thought I'd take a look at each of the teams' all-time starting lineups. Highlighting the top players in each franchise’s history, the all-time lineup was created using players individual accolades as well as team success during each...
With the NBA Playoffs nearing their conclusion with the Conference Finals underway, I thought I'd take a look at each of the teams' all-time starting lineups. Highlighting the top players in each franchise's history, the all-time lineup was created using players individual accolades as well as team success during each...
Charlotte Hornets
With the NBA Playoffs nearing their conclusion with the Conference Finals underway, I thought I'd take a look at each of the teams' all-time starting lineups. Highlighting the top players in each franchise's history, the all-time lineup was created using players individual accolades as well as team success during each...
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With the NBA Playoffs nearing their conclusion with the Conference Finals underway, I thought I'd take a look at each of the teams' all-time starting lineups. Highlighting the top players in each franchise's history, the all-time lineup was created using players individual accolades as well as team success during each...
2019-NBA-Draft-Lottery
The NBA Draft Lottery never disappoints and that was certainly the case Tuesday night as the New Orleans Pelicans were awarded the No. 1 overall pick. It was the first time in franchise history that the Pelicans have the No. 1 pick. New Orleans had just a six percent chance...
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If you like scoring, the NBA All-Star Game did not disappoint. Team LeBron, which was down by 20 points in the second half, rallied to beat Team Giannis 178-164 in the All-Star Game Sunday night in Charlotte, North Carolina. Like last year, the contest was done in a captain's-choice format where...
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For the second consecutive year, the NBA Slam Dunk contest was won by an NBA rookie. Oklahoma City Thunder guard Hamidou Diallo won the battle Friday night, outlasting Dennis Smith Jr. of the New York Knicks by being the most consistent dunker of the night. Diallo brought the house down with...
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NBA All-Star weekend kicked off Friday night with the much-anticipated Rising Stars Challenge. Featuring the best young talent in the game, the players were split up with "Team World" going up against "Team USA." While it was a close game for much of the contest, Team USA pulled away in...
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As you could imagine, Gordon Hayward got a cold reception Friday night when he made his returned to Utah. From the moment he stepped on the court, fans made sure to let Hayward know that he wasn't welcome after leaving the franchise high and dry two years ago via free...
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Jazz fans have been waiting for this moment for a long time. In his first game back in Utah since leaving the Jazz for the Boston Celtics in free agency two summers ago, Gordon Hayward was booed, then booed some more. Yes, Jazz fans are still sour about Hayward after...
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With the NBA season just around the corner and the preseason just a few weeks away in September, I decided to catch up with former Utah Jazz players and see where they are at in their careers. Where is your favorite former Jazzman currently playing? Carlos Arroyo (2003-05) A ten-year NBA...
BYU Top 20 Pro Athletes
There have been many successful athletes that have come through the Beehive State that have turned into decorated professionals. In my four-part series, I’ll dive into the top 20 athletes from each school: University of Utah, BYU, Utah State, and a combined list from other Utah schools. In this series,...
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NBA free agency has slowed down since the start of the month, but there are still plenty of big names on the market as well as recent signings. Here's a look at recent signings and which players are in limbo. Kevin Love Signs Extension With Cavs On Tuesday Kevin Love signed...
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