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  • The Sacramento Kings are reportedly set to sign Sim Bhullar from the Reno Bighorns of the NBA Development League on a 10-day contract. As a result, he will become the first player of Indian descent in NBA history.   Antonio Gonzalez of T... read more...
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  • The Jazz have let forward Christapher Johnson’s 10-day contract expire, opening up a roster spot. Johnson, a 6-foot-6 swingman who has had NBA stints with Boston, Memphis and Philadelphia, had decent showings during his two appearances with Utah. On Friday night in Phoenix, he scored nine points on 3-of-5 shooting from three-point territory, while recording two rebounds, two steals and ... read more...
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  • Tonight, the Utah Jazz have another opportunity to show a bit of growth. You, the reader, could be confused right now, considering the Jazz are one of the hottest teams in the NBA. So let’s explain. Utah’s been pretty bad as the hunted, as opposed to the hunter. Two weeks ago, the Jazz suffered a ghastly home loss to the Los Angeles Lakers. Last week, it was a defeat at the hands of t... read more...
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  • <freeform> Could Tibor Pleiss be on his way to Utah soon? On Thursday, our Tony Jones reported that the 7-foot center acquired as part of the Enes Kanter trade could be headed for a buyout that would allow him to make his way to the NBA. <blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” lang=”en”><p>Source tells the tribune Tibor Pleiss may leave his team ... read more...
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  • Portland, Ore. • After missing 23 games because of a broken right hand, Trail Blazers center Robin Lopez makes his return to his team’s starting lineup tonight. “It’s good to have him back,” Blazers coach Terry Stotts said about 90 minutes before Tuesday night’s tipoff at Moda Center. “We’ve missed him. We’ve tried to hold down the fort while he’s been gone, but he’s... read more...
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  • Patrick Christopher walked into the hallway in EnergySolutions Arena with a smile on his face. The key word being, he walked. A little over a month removed from a nasty knee injury, Christopher is progressing back to being a basketball player again. He says he’s about two weeks away from being cleared for non-contact drills. His rehabilitation is going as planned, and he’s about a mo... read more...
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  • Transition defense. The phrase was spoken early and often by Jazz coach Quin Snyder in Friday morning’s shootaround in Phoenix. The Jazz play the Suns tonight, and with that matchup will have to face one of the most dynamic backcourts in the league. Eric Bledsoe and Goran Dragic are each capable of turning games around a wreaking havoc in the open floor. Isaiah Thomas is one of the b... read more...
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  • <freeform> New Orleans • Tyreke Evans, the Pelicans’ point guard by default right now, came out firing Monday night against the Utah Jazz. In the first quarter, the combo guard was involved in every one of his team’s first-quarter baskets. Evans’ quickness gave Jazz rookie Elijah Millsap trouble, as he scored 12 points on 4-of-6 shooting, and dished out four assists... read more...
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  • <freeform> Rudy Gobert was having himself a night and, despite a noticeable limp after rolling his ankle, had just finished out the third quarter and was making his way to the bench when he was stopped by his coach. Quin Snyder gave the center a quick earful. What more did the coach want on a night when Gobert went for 19 points, 22 rebounds and four blocks? “Rudy and I... read more...
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  • Minneapolis • Andrew Wiggins hopes to add a few extra pounds this summer to his mix of style, grace, and athleticism. “It will be a focus for me,” the 20-year-old Timberwolves forward said before Monday night’s game against the Jazz. “That’s how you get better around the rim and finish.” The rookie would also like to add some hardware. Wiggins would go on later that night to ... read more...
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