Monthly Archives: November 2010

John Wall is no John Stockton, so says Calvin Murphy

I heard something interesting on the Jim Rome show while driving back from Jazz shoot-around this morning. Guest host Josh Innes, a Houston-area talk-show host, had former Rockets great and Naismith Basketball Hall of Famer Calvin Murphy on during the … Read More

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Millsap’s All-Star ballot snub really doesn’t mean much

Paul Millsap got snubbed, no doubt about it. Big-time snubbed. The NBA on Thursday released the ballot for its annual All-Star Game and Millsap’s name was not on it. Deron Williams’ was. So was Al Jefferson’s, Andrei Kirilenko’s and even … Read More

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A little R-and-R helps Raja ready for N.J. Nets

 No rest for the weary, the saying goes. But for Utah Jazz guard Raja Bell, three days of rest for the injured seems to be a good thing. Bell, who missed Monday’s home loss to Oklahoma City with a strained … Read More

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Life in the NBA: Jazz drop a key game, then move on

It’s basketball, not football. Consequentially, Big Al Jefferson isn’t too worried about the Jazz’s 115-108 loss to Oklahoma City on Monday. Unless you were living under a rock somewhere (or you simply didn’t follow the Jazz or the NBA) you … Read More

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Bad night shooting won’t shake C.J. Miles’ confidence

“I’m not going to force anything,” Miles said. “But seeing one go in, when it rains it pours.”

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It’s all about taking, and making, good shots

“Any time you talk to (scouts and coaches) about our team they usually say we don’t get back down the floor very well,” Utah coach Jerry Sloan said.

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Jazz offense is a thing of beauty against Toronto

If you saw Wednesday night’s Utah Jazz-Toronto Raptors game, you saw the beauty of coach Jerry Sloan’s offense … when it’s run properly. In their first two games of the season the Jazz looked strangely out of sync, with players … Read More

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