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SALT LAKE CITY - Battling postseason injuries and enduring early playoff exits taught the Utah Jazz the value of becoming mentally and physically tougher entering a new NBA season."We got to be comfortable being uncomfortable," guard Donovan Mitchell said. "That's ...
Oct 13, 2021
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SALT LAKE CITY - After posting the best regular-season record a year ago, the Utah Jazz are hungry to show they can take another step and contend for an NBA title.It won't be a simple task for Utah. The ...
Sep 28, 2021
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SALT LAKE CITY - Mike Conley returned to Utah to help the Jazz finish what they started last season.Conley represents Utah's biggest signing in free agency, agreeing to a three-year deal worth $68.04 million on the first day ...
Aug 10, 2021
EVEN miles away from the Tokyo Olympics, Jordan Clarkson will still have his own official Team Philippines souvenir pin.The giveaway was courtesy of boxing sports psychology Marcus Jarwin Manalo and will be delivered personally by no other than Clarkson's Utah ...
Aug 8, 2021
SAITAMA, Japan - Nothing about the summer was easy for the US men's basketball team, and neither was the gold-medal game.The Americans expected nothing less.And in the end, their Olympic reign continues.Kevin Durant scored 29 points and ...
Aug 7, 2021
SAITAMA, Japan - Arsalan Kazemi spoke sadly and not because his Olympics were over.It's because Iran was never really ready when they started.France is moving on and Iran is headed home in men's basketball, with the French ...
Jul 31, 2021
SAITAMA, Japan - Kevin Durant had a shot. Then another about 20 seconds later.Jrue Holiday had one. So did Zach LaVine and Bam Adebayo.The US had five attempts on the pivotal possession of its latest basketball failure and came up empty ...
Jul 26, 2021
SAITAMA, Japan - For the first time since 2004, the US men's basketball team has lost in the Olympics. And the Americans' quest for a fourth consecutive gold medal is already in serious trouble.France - the team that knocked the ...
Jul 25, 2021
EVAN Fournier scored 28 points as France defeated Team USA, 83-76, on Sunday in the Tokyo Olympics basketball tournament.Rudy Gobert had 14 points, while Nando de Colo added 13.France had a huge third quarter, 25-11, before holding off ...
Jul 25, 2021
THREE-time NBA Defensive Player of the Year Rudy Gobert banner the 12-man roster for France in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.The French Federation of Basketball unveiled its roster a little over two weeks before the quadrennial games as Les Bleus ...
Jul 6, 2021
Iran is back in the Olympic field for just the second time since 1948 and Japan, which got in automatically as the host nation, will play for the first time since 1976.Gregg Popovich takes over as US coach, after Mike Krzyzewski&# ...
Jul 3, 2021
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UTAH's Rudy Gobert won his third Defensive Player of the Year award on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time) after helping the Utah Jazz to the best record in the NBA.Gobert had the most total blocked shots and defensive rebounds in ...
Jun 10, 2021
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NEW YORK - Upon further review, Indiana's Myles Turner is the NBA's blocked-shot champion for this season.The NBA said on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time) that Turner will be recognized as the winner in that category, even though ...
May 19, 2021
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THE compressed, coronavirus-threatened, NBA regular season like none other is over. All 1,080 games that were scheduled were played, and now the play-in round awaits.That begins Tuesday, runs through Friday, and the playoffs start Saturday.Here are 10 ...
May 17, 2021
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SALT LAKE CITY - Karl-Anthony Towns had 24 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 101-96 victory over the Utah Jazz on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time).Anthony Edwards added 23 points and nine rebounds, and D&# ...
Apr 25, 2021
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SALT LAKE CITY - Tough team defense rescued the Utah Jazz after Donovan Mitchell went down with an ankle injury.The NBA-leading Jazz rallied to beat the Indiana Pacers 119-111 on Friday (Saturday, Manila time) after Mitchell the left game with ...
Apr 17, 2021
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CHICAGO - Donovan Mitchell scored 30 points, Rudy Gobert added 21 points, 10 rebounds and a career-high nine blocks, and the Utah Jazz pounded the Chicago Bulls, 120-95, on Monday night (Tuesday, Manila time).The Western Conference leaders took control in ...
Mar 23, 2021
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PHILADELPHIA - Joel Embiid isn't content with being one of the NBA's best players. He wants more for himself and the 76ers - and it showed.Embiid had 40 points and 19 rebounds and hit a tying 3-pointer late ...
Mar 4, 2021
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MIKE Conley said the all-around effort from him and Donovan Mitchell made a case that Utah deserved more selections for this year's All-Star game.The Jazz already have two All-Stars in Mitchell and Rudy Gobert, but have also ...
Feb 25, 2021
NBA players are always under the microscope. That's just how it is. It's all part of the business, so they'd say. As professional athletes, the bar is set very high. Every mistake will be dissected, scrutinized, and amplified ...
Jan 31, 2021
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SALT LAKE CITY - Rudy Gobert had 18 points, 19 rebounds and four blocked shots, and the Utah Jazz beat the New York Knicks, 108-94, on Tuesday night (Wednesday, Manila time) for their ninth consecutive win. Royce O'Neale scored 20 ...
Jan 27, 2021
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