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Utah Jazz try to put an end to road skid by Bill Oram The Salt Lake Tribune Published Nov 8, 2012 06:00PM MDT Denver • The sample size is small. In election parlance, only about 5 percent of precincts are reporting. But in the early season for the Utah
An Angry Lakers Fan Reportedly Pepper-Sprayed A Jazz FanUpdated Nov 8, 2012 Share TweetAt some point during last night's Lakers-Jazz game, two Jazz fans and two Lakers fans were involved a confrontation that went from trash talking and threats to someone reportedly getting pepper-sprayed outside the arena. More »Source: deadspin.comShare TweetUtah Jazz: Kosta Koufos grows into starting role in Denver by Bill Oram The Salt Lake Tribune Published Nov 8, 2012 04:54PM MDT Denver • Kosta Koufos took a long, circuitous route to NBA relevance. The onetime Jazz first-rounder has gone from a frequentSource: sltrib.comShare TweetFormer NBA big man Mehmet Okur announced his retirement from basketball on Wednesday at the age of 33.
Kobe Bryant stares and seethes as Lakers lose to Jazz, drop to 1-4 (VIDEO)Updated Nov 8, 2012 Share TweetKobe Bryant can tell us to shut up and be patient all he wants, but the eyes, like the ball, don't lie - the All-Star shooting guard is losing patience himself, as evidenced by the daggers he shot from the bench with his Los Angeles Lakers in the finalSource: yahoo.com
Pierce: Watching sports on TV is paid privilege, not a rightUpdated Nov 8, 2012 Share TweetPierce: Watching sports on TV is paid privilege, not a right by Scott D. Pierce The Salt Lake Tribune Published Nov 8, 2012 11:02AM MDT This may come as a surprise to some sports fan, but there’s nothing in the U.S. Constitution that guarantees the righSource: sltrib.comShare TweetAfter watching the Los Angeles Lakers drop to 1-4 on the season with a 95-86 loss to the Utah Jazz on Wednesday night, Lakers executive vice president Jim Buss was not a happy man.Source: ESPN.com
Indiana Pulls Off An Embarrassing Loss; The Lakers Lose Again & Are In Serious TroubleUpdated Nov 8, 2012 Share TweetWe don’t often lead Smack with the Pacers, but what transpired in Atlanta last night was too depressing not to. We found out yesterday morning that Danny Granger is now going to miss three months of action, and for Indiana, that’s a major loss. It shoSource: dimemag.com
About Last Night: New Lakers Dynasty PostponedUpdated Nov 8, 2012 Share TweetIn case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday. Randy Foye hit five 3-pointers to lead the Jazz to a 9...Source: grantland.com
Lee Jenkins: Blazers' Lillard makes transition from mid-major to NBA look …Nov 8Ten months ago, when Neil Olshey was still the Clippers general manager, he flew to an unlikely college in a small city in Utah to see a point guard he didn't need. The Clippers had one of the best point guards in the NBA (Chris Paul), one of the best b…
Ian Thomsen: Amid uncertainty, Milwaukee and Jennings find a common groundNov 8During the Bucks' 2-0 start, Brandon Jennings was leading the way with NBA-best averages of 13 assists and four steals. The 34 points he scored over those two games -- including a last-second three-pointer to beat the Cavaliers -- were inspired by the f…