The Utah Jazz were given the 14th pick in the 2013 NBA draft lottery Tuesday evening.
Kevin Durant scored 27 points and Kevin Martin added 25 to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 103-94 victory over the Houston Rockets on Friday night, sending them to the second round of the... Read more »
Mike Conley and Zach Randolph scored 23 points each, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Los Angeles Clippers 118-105 on Friday night to take the first-round series 4-2 and advance to their second... Read more »
George Hill and David West each scored 21 points and the Pacers withstood a furious Atlanta comeback in the fourth quarter, beating the Hawks 81-73 on Friday night to close out the opening-round... Read more »
Carmelo Anthony scored 21 points and the New York Knicks held on after blowing most of a 26-point lead to beat the Boston Celtics 88-80 in Game 6 on Friday night and advance in the postseason for... Read more »
Kobe Bryant is in a court battle to try to keep his mother from auctioning off mementoes from his high school days in Pennsylvania and his early years with the Los Angeles Lakers. Read more »
The Lakers were eliminated from the NBA playoffs this week; it's only natural that Steve Nash would be a little bit disappointed. The photo the Associated Press took of him this week at his closing... Read more »
Hall of Fame coach Jerry Sloan is seriously considering a return to coaching, according to Gery Woelfel of the Journal Times. Read more »
Deron Williams, Brook Lopez and Joe Johnson each scored 17 points, and the Brooklyn Nets again avoided elimination, beating the short-handed Chicago Bulls 95-92 Thursday to tie their first-round... Read more »
Stephen Curry scored 22 points to go with eight assists, Andrew Bogut broke out with the best performance of his injury-saddled season and the Golden State Warriors eliminated the Denver Nuggets... Read more »
Utah Jazz assistant coach Jeff Hornacek is among the candidates for the Philadelphia 76ers vacant head coaching position, according to Yahoo! Sports. Read more »
David West scored 24 points and Paul George had 21 points and 10 rebounds to lead Indiana past Atlanta 106-83 on Wednesday night, taking a 3-2 playoff series lead. Read more »
The NBA announced former Weber State guard Damian Lillard as the official Kia NBA Rookie of the Year at a press conference Wednesday. Read more »
Gay NBA player now has to worry about simply making a team. Read more »
Salt Lake City lacks large hosting infrastructure seen in most other cities. Local lawmakers and businessmen have been working to bring an arrangement with the state government to find a solution,... Read more »
KUTV News had reported that O'Connor is stepping down from his position as the Jazz's executive vice president of basketball operations. Jazz brass have since said otherwise. Read more »
The Portland Trailblazers are expected to announce Wednesday that former Weber State star Damian Lillard will be named NBA Rookie of the Year. Read more »
Back in the series, now back to Boston. Read more »
James Harden scored 31 points and sank seven 3-pointers while fighting through flu-like symptoms, and the Houston Rockets beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 107-100 Wednesday night to pull within 3-2... Read more »
Kenneth Faried put his foot down 48 hours after putting his size-16 sneaker through the wall in the visiting locker room in Oakland, sparking a debate about dirty play. Read more »
In a live phone interview with CNN, former Jazz star Karl Malone said "everyone should embrace" Jason Collins becoming the first openly gay active professional athlete, adding it's time to "move on." Read more »
Zach Randolph scored 10 of his 25 points in the fourth quarter and the Memphis Grizzlies capitalized on Blake Griffin's ankle injury to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 103-93 on Tuesday night, taking... Read more »
The Houston Rockets escaped elimination with a 105-103 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Monday night. Read more »
In a first-person article posted Monday on Sports Illustrated's website, Collins begins: "I'm a 34-year-old NBA center. I'm black. And I'm gay." Collins has played for six teams in 12 seasons, most... Read more »
Stephen Curry shook off a sore left ankle to score 22 of his 31 points in the third quarter, leading the Golden State Warriors past the Denver Nuggets 115-101 on Sunday night for a commanding 3-1... Read more »
The Lakers were put out of their misery Sunday night, losing to the San Antonio Spurs 103-82 and getting swept out of the NBA playoffs. Read more »
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The Jazz did not defy the odds in the NBA's lottery and remained in the No. 14 position for the 2013 draft on June 27. Read more »
Current Jazz coach is off to a better career start than Hall of Fame coach Jerry Sloan. Read more »
Portland Trail Blazers and former Weber State guard Damian Lillard’s bodyguards allegedly beat up two brothers who took a photograph of the 2013 NBA Rookie of the Year, according to a report... Read more »
Tony Parker had 15 points and a career playoff-high 18 assists, Tim Duncan scored San Antonio's first six points of overtime and the Spurs bounced back after squandering a 13-point lead in the... Read more »
From across the world of sports, here are the best 25 sports photos from the weekend with two honorable mentions. Read more »
Dwyane Wade's rookie season ended with a playoff loss to the Indiana Pacers. The next year, the Miami Heat were headed to the Eastern Conference finals and certain that an NBA championship was in... Read more »
Former Utah Jazz player Thurl Bailey is taking his talents to Utah's refugee community. Read more »
Oklahoma City isn't just a place where Thunder star Kevin Durant lives these days. It's home. Read more »
Three Deseret News reporters appeared on the "Wasatch Whip Around" hosted by Gunther and Graham on 1320 KFAN AM to talk all things Utes, Cougars and Jazz. Read more »
President Randy Rigby and general manager Dennis Lindsey will be in New York City, hoping to beat the odds and bring a high pick back to Utah. Read more »
The Indiana Pacers are a confident bunch. They talk about how they've grown in the playoffs and how they're applying what they learn to the next opponent. Read more »
The San Antonio Spurs opened the Western Conference finals resembling the past champions who've been there so many times before. Read more »
The former Utah Jazz coach met with the Milwaukee Bucks and was reportedly "seriously considered" for that franchise's head coaching vacancy, but TNT's David Aldridge reported that he will not be... Read more »
Pat Williams is pretty good at being lucky, and he's got a hunch. Read more »
Zach Randolph's miserable Western Conference finals debut led to a sleepless night and a long film session. Read more »
The tape around Dwyane Wade's right knee was soaked with sweat and beginning to loosen, so he headed to the locker room to get the joint re-wrapped during the fourth quarter. Read more »
Lance Stephenson scored a playoff career-high 25 points and led a late 11-2 run Saturday night, leading the Indiana Pacers past the New York Knicks, 106-99 and into the Eastern Conference finals... Read more »
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