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  • The Portland Trail Blazers have traveled to the Pepsi Center to take on the Denver Nuggets on the road tonight at 6:00 p.m. PDT. With three games remaining in their NBA preseason campaign, they are at the point where experimental lineups will fade into practice rotations for the regular season. Yesterday, Head Coach Terry Stotts […] ... read more...
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  • Trey Burke, Derrick Favors and Enes Kanter all sat in the visiting lockerroom at the Moda Center on Thursday night, fiddling with cell phones and reflecting on Utah’s 109-105 win over the Portland Trailblazers.   They all had thick bags of ice wrapped around their knees. Burke was soaking his feet in an ice bucket as well.   Quin Snyder played his starters extensively in the ... read more...
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  • Time: 7 MST TV: None The Phoenix Suns travel to Anaheim to take on the Los Angeles Lakers for the beginning of a three game road trip that will conclude the preseason schedule. Suns coach Jeff... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] ... read more...
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  • There are NBA rookies who swear they don’t have a case of the butterflies when it comes to making their debut in the big leagues.   Rodney Hood is not one of those rookies.  The first year forward from Duke readily admitted to being nervous in the lockerroom on Monday night. An hour before the Utah Jazz face off against the Los Angeles Clippers, Hood is ready, but those first ... read more...
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  • Aggression and efficiency.   Asked on Wednesday what he wants of Gordon Hayward, those were the first two words Utah Jazz head coach Quin Snyder said.   Aggression and efficiency.   All of which means, Hayward has a big task on his plate. Snyder wants his star small forward to make plays whenever the opportunity arises. He wants him to score. He wants him to put others in po... read more...
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  • Jazz rookie forward Rodney Hood has been officially ruled out of Tuesday night’s preseason opener against the Portland Trailblazers.   Hood, a 6-foot-8 shooter out of Duke, strained a hip flexor in Monday night’s team scrimmage. The injury isn’t considered serious, and Jazz coach Quin Snyder said Hood is considered day-to-day with the injury. He would have an additional day... read more...
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  • <freeform> Jazz guard Carrick Felix will miss about a month after injuring his shoulder in the first practice of the season. Felix was injured on a collision on a play late in the morning practice. X-Rays were negative, but according to Jazz PR, Felix was diagnosed with a “Grade One AC joint sprain” of his left shoulder. The second-year pro out of Arizona State... read more...
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  • Good-bye Dallas Mavericks. Hello Texas Legends. In an expected move, the Mavs have requested waivers on Eric Griffin and Yuki Togashi to bring the training camp roster to 18. Griffin, 24, was signed to a partially guaranteed deal after a strong and athletic Summer League. He’d play a total of just ten minutes in three games. […] ... read more...
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  • <freeform> Los Angeles • Gordon Hayward called it “a tale of two halves.” Quin Snyder referenced “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.” Sunday night at Staples Center, the Utah Jazz nearly ran the Lakers out of the gym in the first half, building up a 22-point lead. But a third quarter in which the Jazz committed 11 turnovers and were outscored 31-19 flipped the scri... read more...
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  • <freeform> Whatever happens tomorrow night, when the Jazz host the Blazers, will be subject to basketball’s “It’s Only Preseason” principle. So how did you expect to feel exactly after Monday night’s intrasquad scrimmage at EnergySolutions Arena? Take it away, Quin Snyder. “It’s hard to feel too strongly one way or another about a 24-minute, running... read more...
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  • In all, the longest trek of Greg Miller's life took three years. He completed 58,196 miles over 33 countries and all seven continents. He literally drove the world in his Toyota Land Cruiser. It took Miller 218 days, and required a significant financial commitment. 47 different individuals, and five different photographers chronicled the journey of Miller, the principal own... read more...
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  •   New coach Quin Snyder is looking forward to the players on Utah's roster battling for playing time -- a fight that will begin in training camp. "You have to have competition," Snyder said. "There are certain players that have obviously proven over time that they deserve to have you think of them [as starters]. That said, everybody has to come and c... read more...
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