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NBA Stars Team Up to Teach

Aug 02, 2012 | by Travis Recek, fox40tv.com

Mo Williams, Monta Ellis and Al Jefferson are the three most recognizable NBA players from Mississippi right now. The trio are teaming up this week to work with the state's top high school players at the Drills and Skills camp they put on in Jackson.

FOX40 got a chance to speak with Mo and Monta about why this camp is so ...

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Utah Jazz: DeMarre Carroll maintains a hunger to stay in NBA

Jul 12, 2012 | by Jarrod Rudolph, Deseret News
Utah Jazz: DeMarre Carroll maintains a hunger to stay in NBA

Opportunity is everything in the NBA.

There are many talented players floating around praying for one of the league's 30 teams to give them a shot. The process of finding a team willing to offer an opportunity can become as strenuous as playing in an actual game, which is understandable because of the small margin of error that's required to capitalize ...

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Hayward prepping for USA Select Team, future

Jun 28, 2012 | by Brent Glasgow, The Flyer Group
Hayward prepping for USA Select Team, future

Former Brownsburg Bulldog Gordon Hayward has experienced some of the greatest thrills in sports, but when he suits up for the USA Basketball Men’s Select Team next month, he’ll feel something only one thing can provide.

Along with 12 other NBA players, Hayward will be in Las Vegas July 5-12 to train with and scrimmage against the Men’s National Team that ...

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DeMarre Carroll: Next Man Up

Apr 18, 2012 | by Jarom Moore, KSL.com
DeMarre Carroll: Next Man Up

Al Jefferson did what no Jazz player had done before with 28 points and 26 rebounds, but DeMarre Carroll kept Utah's playoff hopes alive with a few plays that might go unnoticed.

As the clock finally ticked down to a 123-121 triple-overtime victory over the Dallas Mavericks, the usual starting line of Jefferson, Devin Harris, Gordon Hayward and Paul Millsap all ...

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DeMarre Carroll Is Fearless Against Houston

Apr 13, 2012 | by Brian T. Smith, Salt Lake Tribune
DeMarre Carroll Is Fearless Against Houston

DeMarre Carroll was mentored by Memphis Grizzlies toughman Tony Allen. When Carroll starred in college at Missouri, he was called Junkyard Dog. In the Jazz’s 103-91 win against the Rockets on Wednesday, he re-sharpened his teeth.

Utah’s starting small forward recorded 10 points and seven rebounds — four offensive — building on his career-high 16-point outing Sunday at San Antonio.

Two fearless ...

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Hayward Scores Season-High 29 in Utah Win

Apr 11, 2012 | by Associated Press
Hayward Scores Season-High 29 in Utah Win

Running out of games and healthy bodies, the Utah Jazz turned to their budding star to keep their fading playoff hopes alive in Houston.

Gordon Hayward scored a season-high 29 points to lead the Jazz to a 103-91 win over the Rockets on Wednesday night.

Utah came into the game holding the No. 10 spot in the Western Conference, but only 1½ ...

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Hayward Shuts Down Durant

Mar 22, 2012 | by Steve Luhm, Salt Lake Tribune
Hayward Shuts Down Durant

The Jazz’s Gordon Hayward did a little of everything down the stretch during Tuesday night’s 97-90 victory over Oklahoma City.

Most notably, Hayward locked up high-scoring Kevin Durant and helped Utah to escape with its first victory over the Thunder in the last six tries.

Durant was 0-for-7 from the field in the final 7:52, when Hayward was the primary defender.

The NBA’s ...

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Utah's Evans Wins Slam Dunk Contest

Feb 25, 2012 | by Associated Press

His nickname is the Human Pogo Stick and Utah's Jeremy Evans set out to put some bounce back into the Slam Dunk Contest.

Evans endeared himself to the fans with a mix of props and creativity, and they voted him the winner of one of the marquee events of the NBA's All-Star Saturday festivities.

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