Enes Kanter beans baseline cameraman with errant pass during Jazz loss to Blazers (Video)Updated Dec 10 (yesterday) Share Tweet
On one hand, being a cameraman working at an NBA game sounds like a pretty amazing gig — sure, people are always mad at you for being too close to the action, but that's because you get to be so close to the action, granted a front-row, floor-level seat…
Jazz assistant Lowe pleads guilty to N.C. tax chargesUpdated 20 minutes ago Share TweetFormer North Carolina State basketball coach Sidney Lowe has pleaded guilty to failing to file his North Carolina tax returns for three years.Source: nba.com
Utah Jazz: Blazers have tougher time, but prevail againUpdated Dec 10 (yesterday) Share TweetThree nights after burying Utah, the Portland Trail Blazers got what they expected Monday at EnergySolutions Arena. Portland defeated the Jazz, 105-94, and improved its record to 18-4. But it was a much different game than Friday night’s 130-98 victory …
The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Blazers 12/9/2013Updated Dec 10 (yesterday) Share TweetThe Jazz, as demonstrated in this photo, often didn’t have a lot of talent on the floor. Photo by Melissa Majchrzak/NBAE via Getty Images 1. Surprisingly subversive tweets from Jazz players and parents tonight. With the frontcourt of Richard Jefferson, …Source: saltcityhoops.comShare TweetGrimacing as he walked slowly across the Jazz’s locker room after Monday night’s 105-94 loss to Portland, Jeremy Evans looked like someone who had just played a season-high 38 minutes. Because of injuries to Derrick Favors and Marvin Williams, Evans sta…Share TweetIn their first meeting of the season, the Trail Blazers rained down 3-pointers — a franchise 17 of them — in a dismantling of the Utah Jazz. On Monday night in the rematch, Portland picked its spots more judiciously, waiting until the end to let loose t…
Jazz lose, but Burke battles Lillard gamelyUpdated Dec 10 (yesterday) Share TweetPlaying in front of members of Weber State’s Wildcat Club, Portland’s Damian Lillard used a late scoring flurry to produce statistics nearly identical to Jazz point guard Trey Burke’s numbers Monday night at EnergySolutions Arena. You know, Lillard just…
SportVU and the JazzUpdated Dec 9 (2 days ago) Share TweetPhoto by Melissa Majchrzak/NBAE via Getty Images While the general public would likely associate the name “Moneyball” with the 2011 film starring Brad Pitt, those who are analytically inclined would think of something entirely different. Spawned near th…Source: saltcityhoops.comShare TweetDeMarcus Cousins got the ball on the block, spun left toward the middle of the key and tossed up a right-handed shot over Enes Kanter that bounced on the rim and rolled off. In the fight for the rebound, Cousins, the Sacramento Kings’ fourth-year center…
Damian Lillard’s Clutch 3-Pointer Before Monta Ellis’ Game-WinnerUpdated Dec 8 (3 days ago) Share TweetSaturday night featured a huge matchup for the Western Conference leading Portland Trail Blazers. After defeating the Pacers, Thunder and Jazz earlier in the week, they looked to finish off their four-game home stand with a win against the visiting Mave…Source: dimemag.com
Utah Jazz: Enes Kanter’s struggles continues in loss to SacramentoUpdated Dec 7 (4 days ago) Share TweetA difficult stretch of the young season continued for Utah Jazz center Enes Kanter on Saturday night at EnergySolutions Arena. Kanter finished with 12 points and seven rebounds in 37 minutes, but he missed two critical jump shots and fouled out in overt…Share TweetForwards Derrick Favors and Marvin Williams have been ruled out for Utah's game against the Sacramento Kings.Share Tweet? Tonight's coaches, Dallas' Rick Carlisle and Portland's Terry Stotts, were together on the Mavericks' staff from 2008-12 ? Carlisle as head coach, Stotts as his chief assistant. Is tonight any more of an emotional game for either coach? "I have a…Source: nba.com
McLemore overshadowing Jimmer in SacramentoUpdated Dec 7 (4 days ago) Share TweetThere were days Jimmer Fredette stepped onto a basketball court in Utah to raucous applause from thousands of fans who expected an offensive explosion from the shooting guard. For now at least, those days are over. Fredette, a standout at BYU, finds him…Share TweetWesley Matthews scored 24 points, LaMarcus Aldridge added 20 points and 15 rebounds, and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Utah Jazz 130-98 on Friday night.Source: ESPN.com
Blazers Best In The West?Dec 9Doug Kezirian and Tim Legler on if the Blazers should be considered a true contender.
Trail Blazers Fend Off JazzDec 9LaMarcus Aldridge scored 24 points to lead the Trail Blazers past the Jazz 105-94.
Kings Outlast Jazz In OTDec 7DeMarcus Cousins scored 28 points and Isaiah Thomas added 26 to lift the Kings past the Jazz 112-102 in overtime.
Blazers Crush Jazz With 3-PointerDec 6The Blazers shot over 70 percent from behind the arc en route to a 130-98 win over the Jazz.
Daily Dime: Heat and Pacers renew rivalryDec 10This could end up as the first of 10 games between the Heat and Pacers
Danny Granger of Indiana Pacers hopes to return this weekDec 10Danny Granger has only played five games over the last two seasons for the Indiana Pacers but he's hoping to make his return this week.
Ian Thomsen: Talent gap widens with Rudy Gay joining WestDec 10Which team made out worse in the Rudy Gay trade: the Kings or the Raptors? -- David B., Pittsburgh
Chicago Bears need to keep riding this offenseDec 9The Bears need to fully embrace their new identity as offensive juggernaut if they want to make the playoffs, writes Michael Wilbon.