Two Eastern Conference playoff contenders are among the teams targeting a noticeable upgrade at center this coming offseason and so Utah Jazz big man Rudy Gobert returns to the rumour mill once again as uncertainty shrouds the franchise after Quin Snyder’s resignation. Continue reading
Having raced to a 2-0 series lead, Utah Jazz’s All-Star shooting guard Donovan Mitchell was heartbroken after falling to the LA Clippers in Game 6 on Friday night – another preventable second-round playoff exit, compounded by Kawhi Leonard’s absence through a knee injury.
After finding themselves down 0-2 earlier in the series against a determined Dallas Mavericks display, the LA Clippers have an opportunity to atone for last season’s Game 7 woes this weekend. They have Kawhi Leonard to thank, but the job isn’t over yet.Continue reading
Midway through an unprecedented season hampered by COVID-19 protocols, troublesome injuries and more too, I spoke to LA Clippers fan and NBA expert Jack Brown shortly after the All-Star game – discussing multiple topics including: standout rookies, possible moves between now and the March 25 trade deadline while assessing true contenders from the pretenders. Continue reading
Recent reports claim the Houston Rockets’ experienced power forward PJ Tucker continues to attract interest from teams across the league – including the Denver Nuggets and Utah Jazz out West, as they prepare to field offers from those title-contenders ahead of next month’s deadline.
After contrasting games against the Dallas Mavericks and Detroit Pistons respectively, Atlanta (10-11) welcome an in-form team out West – Quin Snyder’s Utah Jazz (16-5), who’ve lost just one of their last 13 games. Will they learn from their mistakes and avoid another close defeat? Continue reading
Two Western Conference sides clash in the early hours on Thursday, as the Dallas Mavericks (8-9) travel to Salt Lake City against an in-form Utah Jazz (13-4) team next. In what will be billed as the battle of the duos: Mitchell-Gobert vs. Doncic-Porzingis, the hosts put their nine-game winning streak on the line once more – no-one else leaguewide boasts a similar run of late. Continue reading
Two NBA match previews as the Milwaukee Bucks (9-5) look to respond after a heartbreaking defeat against the Brooklyn Nets as they host the defending champion Lakers (11-4), while Stan Van Gundy’s New Orleans Pelicans (5-8) hope to avoid successive defeats against a resurgent Utah Jazz team (10-4) after a sluggish start to the regular season. Who will come out on top? Continue reading
Nikola Jokic led the game in scoring and regularly got the better of fellow All-Star center Rudy Gobert, though the Utah Jazz did well to comeback after a sluggish start and Mike Conley was inches away from a stunning buzzer-beating three to break Denver hearts and progress into the WCSF against the Los Angeles Clippers. Continue reading
After going 3-5 in the bubble, Michael Malone will expect an improved display from his Denver team – who won a gruelling 2OT battle against Utah on August 8. The Jazz are increasingly short-handed as the postseason begins, but they’ll use this as motivation to prove critics wrong here. Who will emerge victorious in Game One? Continue reading
The NBA’s resumption continues this weekend as a few surprise package sides clash in compelling matchups on Saturday. Read on for match previews ahead of Nuggets-Heat and Thunder-Jazz as the regular season fixtures intensify. Continue reading
According to reports, Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell is upset by Gobert’s careless behaviour – which led to him also testing positive for COVID-19 last month. Gobert insists rumours their relationship is not salvageable are greatly exaggerated.