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Damian Lillard believes he can be an NBA MVP one day … and we’re not going to argue with him. Last night, after a disappointing loss to the Utah Jazz — a game where Lillard broke Stephen Curry‘s record for three-pointers in a season (166) — he s
Share TweetUtah Jazz: Once similar to Jazz, Denver enjoys rapid rebuild by Bill Oram The Salt Lake Tribune Published Apr 3, 2013 11:35AM MDT Carmelo Anthony trudged out of EnergySolutions Arena three years ago on the last night of April, months away from strong-ar…Source: sltrib.comShare TweetKragthorpe: Jefferson’s unselfish resurgence helps Jazz by Kurt Kragthorpe The Salt Lake Tribune Published Apr 2, 2013 10:01AM MDT Caught in that moment of indecision between taking another dribble toward the basket and beating the buzzer, Jazz center ASource: sltrib.com
Jazz 112 — Blazers 102: Salt Lob CityUpdated Apr 2 Share TweetThe Jazz continued to roll last night, picking up their first five-game winning streak of the season and handling the visiting Portland Trail Blazers in fine fashion [recap]. There was a lot to like, including 24 points and 10 rebounds from Al Jefferson…Source: saltcityhoops.comShare TweetJeremy Evans got into the Jazz's 112-102 win over Portland for all of three minutes, but he made it count. Both he and Jamaal Tinsley were still in three-point territory when Tinsley let fly with a no-look lob to the streaking Evans, who won the 2012 du…
Utah Moves Into Final West Playoff Spot; Kobe Bryant & Shaq Are Friends AgainUpdated Apr 2 Share TweetTwo weeks ago, we pronounced Utah dead, a casualty of a terrible stretch of scheduling and the expected rise of the Lakers. Now? They’ve won six games in a row, and have a half game lead on L.A. for the West’s last playoff spot after taking care of buSource: dimemag.com
Adande: Grant Hill, in his own wordsApr 2With his career nearing the end, Grant Hill recalls the highs and lows of the past two decades.
Ian Thomsen: Why NBA didn't fine Heat for resting stars; more mailApr 2Does LeBron James have a point about teams playing him too physically? Defenses are only going to get tougher on him during the postseason. What does he hope to accomplish with these comments? -- Paul G., Orlando, Fla.
NBA: Coast to Coast - Shaquille O'Neal jersey retirementApr 2Is Shaq the last great big man? Should the Magic and Heat retire his number, too?