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The season is nigh approaching. FIBA is over and soon we'll get to see the actual results of players' hard work during the offseason.
6 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune
Like many NBA players - or people in general - Booker developed eating habits growing up, a taste for something unique. For the new Utah Jazz power forward, it was cereal of all kinds, around 20 bowls a week.
Brandon Rush, who played with Utah last season, is happy to be back in Oakland.. Photo: Lance Iversen, Staff / The Chronicle But there he was Monday afternoon, standing at a podium in front of 275 students at Markham Elementary in Oakland and - with more than 500 eyes staring at him - Rush effectively breezed through a speech.
Utah Jazz guard Gordon Hayward drives the lane with fans in attendance as the Utah Jazz play the Los Angeles Lakers in the last home NBA basketball game of the season Monday, April 14, 2014, in Salt Lake City. It's business as usual for the Utah Jazz as the team announced its broadcasting schedule for the 2014-15 season Monday.
The tournament is a great chance for many international players to build some momentum heading into the upcoming season. Many of them are either still based in Europe or have yet to claim a regular starting spot on their team.
Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert didn't start the FIBA World Cup with a bang. He certainly ended the festivities in Spain with one, though.
Derrick Favors stretched out on a bleacher at Zions Bank Basketball Center wearing shorts, flip-flops and a Utah Jazz T-shirt. He looked comfortable, at peace with himself and his surroundings.
For Lithuania and France, the journey is far from over at the 2014 FIBA World Cup after losses in the semifinals. Saturday, the two sides will meet in the 3rd Place Game for one final fleeting shot at glory on the international stage before the United States takes on Serbia in the final.
Alarm sirens are blaring, sending dribble-penetrators on a frantic search for floaters and general managers scurrying for scorers who don't need to frequent the interior. The NBA 's next rim protector has arrived, complete with a drool-worthy set of physical tools, a disarming French accent and a nickname that already ranks among the classics.
How does Dante Exum play with players older than himself? On this week's episode of the Salt City Hoops Podcast, we talk about the FIBA World Cup thus far. We lead off by talking about Team USA's performance while they've won all of their games with large margins, they haven't looked impressive at times.
Larry H. Miller Enterprises CEO Greg Miller sits down for an interview in his office on Thursday, February 6, 2014. Greg Miller, chief executive officer of the Larry H. Miller Group of Cos.
France ended it Wednesday with a stunning, 65-52 defeat of the Spain in the quarterfinals, playing a near perfect game to keep the hosts from even playing for a medal. The USA's chances to win its fourth straight international gold increased dramatically with Spain's ouster.
If you're a Utah Jazz fan, you might have hoped that this year's FIBA World Cup would give a glimpse of your team's future - after all, the tournament would provide an extended look at Australian point guard Dante Exum. Instead, the young international player who has now stolen the FIBA show is another Jazz prospect, big man Rudy Gobert.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 08:27 pm
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