Rudy Gobert has been nicknamed The Stifle Tower, The French Rejection, and The Gobert Report, but after Sunday's incredible game-winning basket to give the Utah Jazz a 110-109 victory in overtime, maybe we should be calling him "Big Time" with all the last-second plays he's made this year. Gobert's final...
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What a series this is going to be! Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell vs. Russell Westbrook and Paul George. Yeah, this is going to be a lot of fun! Westbrook led the Oklahoma City Thunder to the fourth seed in the Western Conference and just finished his second straight season averaging a...
It was a comeback for the ages. The Los Angeles Clippers erased a 25-point deficit in the second half to defeat the Utah Jazz 131-119 in Game 6 Friday night. With the win, the Clippers took the series 4-2,  winning four consecutive games in the process and advanced to their...
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The Phoenix Suns have agreed to make Utah Jazz assistant coach Igor Kokoskov the teams new head coach, it was announced Wednesday. The sides reached a three-year agreement, according to Adrian Wojnarowski. With the hire, Kokoskov, a native of Serbia, becomes the first head coach born and raised outside of...
The NBA All-Star starting lineups were announced Thursday for the 66th NBA All-Star Game, which will be played Sunday, Feb. 19, in New Orleans at the Smoothie King Center. Star players such as LeBron James and Kevin Durant made the list, but Russell "Triple-Double" Westbrook did not. Yes, you read that correctly....
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In what has been expected for some time, the San Antonio Spurs finally unloaded disgruntled star Kawhi Leonard, sending him to Toronto on Wednesday. The Spurs also sent Danny Green to the Raptors, in exchange for DeMar Derozan, University of Utah product Jakob Poeltl and a protected 2019 first...
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...
Donovan Mitchell 2018 Slam Dunk Champ
Growing up, Donovan Mitchell loved watching the NBA Slam Dunk contest. Watching the likes of Vince Carter, Blake Griffin, Zach LaVine and Aaron Gordon, Mitchell always dreamed of being on the big stage. Despite an impressive rookie season — winning numerous awards and the odds on favorite to win the...
Yes, it was that kind of game for the Utah Jazz. With 2.1 seconds left in the third quarter, Joe Johnson took the ball and raced up court. With the clock winding down, Johnson double-clutched before heaving a 70-foot shot at the buzzer against the Detroit Pistons. Swish. Nothing but the bottom...
Gordon Hayward met with the Miami Heat on Saturday, visited Boston on Sunday and just recently completed close to a four-hour meeting with the Jazz organization on Monday in his home in San Diego. The All-Star player has been the most coveted free agent this summer and has had fans...
As we wrote about earlier this month, Dwight Howard pranked his mom by telling her that he was going to sign with the Utah Jazz during the free agency period this past summer. The eight-time All-Star ended up signing a three-year, $70.5 million deal with the Atlanta Hawks — his hometown...
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Stephen Curry scored a game-high 37 points and Kevin Durant added a triple-double as the Warriors won their second consecutive NBA title and third in four years with a dominating 108-85 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers. "This is so hard to do and doing it three out of four years...
The Milwaukee Bucks were an instant success when they joined the league, winning a championship in just their third season and reaching the finals again three years later. Nearly 40 years later, they finally have a shot at another title. The Milwaukee Bucks beat the Atlanta Hawks 118-107 Saturday in Game...
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Despite being the top two teams in the NBA, the series between the Houston Rockets and the Golden State Warriors has been lopsided with blowout victories through the first three games. However, game four brought all the drama NBA fans had been waiting for. And, in the end, it was...
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With the Jazz in the midst of a playoff run and the 45th season of the franchise set to tip off in October, I thought it would be fun to put together an All-Time Jazz team, to recognize the top players in team history. The All-Time Team consists of 12 players,...
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With a chance to play for the Utah Jazz, a team that went on to play in back-to-back NBA Finals, Derek Harper turned it down as the trade deadline went by telling reporters, "There was a Utah deal, but you go live in Utah." Rony Seikaly voided a trade to come...
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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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It's all tied up. Utah rookie sensation Donovan Mitchell scored a game-high 28 points to lead the Utah Jazz to a 102-95 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder Wednesday night in Game 2 at Chesapeake Energy Arena. The Jazz responded after falling in Game 1 on Sunday of the best-of-seven-series by attacking...
Well, that was one hell of an Independence Day. The day that was supposed to be celebrated for the independence and freedom America gained from Great Britain, was instead, at least in Utah, a day where a player used his independence and freedom of NBA free agency to pack...
Well that didn't go exactly as planned for the Golden State Warriors. After acquiring Kevin Durant from the Oklahoma City Thunder in the offseason, fans finally got the chance to see the 2014 NBA MVP player in action alongside sharpshooters Klay Thompson and reigning NBA MVP Stephen Curry. But opening night...
Giannis Antetokounmpo led the Milwaukee Bucks to their first NBA Championship since 1971, defeating the Phoenix Suns 105-98 on Tuesday night at Fiserv Forum. Heading into Game 6, and with a chance to close out the series at home, Antetokounmpo put together a historical performance with 50 points, 14 rebounds...
What goes around, comes around. Literally. After blowing a 26-point lead earlier this month in the regular season to the Atlanta Hawks, the Cleveland Cavaliers redeemed themselves as they erased a 26-point deficit to beat the Indiana Pacers, 119-114, to take a 3-0 series lead in the best of seven series. The...
The Utah Jazz jumped out to a 20-point lead in the first quarter and didn't look back as the Jazz rolled to a 126-110 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies at Vivint Smart Home Arena on Wednesday. With the win, the Jazz advanced to the second round of the NBA playoffs...
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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...
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The Golden State Warriors are going back to the Finals for the fourth consecutive year. Kevin Durant scored a game-high 34 points and Steph Curry nearly had a triple-double with 27 points, 10 assists, nine rebounds as the Warriors took down the Houston Rockets, 101-92 to take Game 7 of...
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...
He was simply unstoppable. Isaiah Thomas put on a show Tuesday night as the two-time NBA All-Star scored 53 points in the Celtics’ 129-119 Game 2 overtime win over the Washington Wizards. Boston now has a 2-0 lead in the second round of the best-of-seven-series. Thomas' 53 points were also the...
It wasn't a great week for Atlanta Hawks center Dwight Howard. The eight-time All-Star was pulled over for speeding on the same day the Hawks were eliminated from the playoffs in a series-ending Game 6 loss to the Washington Wizards. Howard was clocked going 95 mph in a 65 mph zone, prompting...
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The Utah Jazz won its third consecutive game and did so in style at Vivint Arena Tuesday night against the Golden State Warriors. The Jazz led from start to finish against the defending champions en route to a 129-99 home blowout victory in front of 18,306 fans. Debuting new customized Nike City...
The United States captured its third straight gold medal with a 96-66 victory over Serbia. Kevin Durant led the way with 30 points, four assists and three rebounds for Team USA. DeMarcus Cousins added a double-double (13 points and 15 rebounds) in the win. Durant called his Olympic experience therapeutic since...
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