BASKETBALL - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/BASKETBALL News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Ranking the top-10 Utah basketball players of all-time http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58175130-89/utah-history-utes-basketball.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58175130-89/utah-history-utes-basketball.html.csp">Ranking the top-10 Utah basketball players of all-time</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brennan Smith</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-11T23:17:54.015-06:00">Updated Jul 11, 2014 11:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Runnin’ Utes basketball program is as storied as any in the nation, with names like Peterson, Pimm, Gardner and Majerus echoing through college basketball’s coaching history. Behind 27 NCAA Tournament appearances, four Final Four appearances and one NCAA Championship, the Utes have had a host of legendary players as well. Here’s a ranking of the top-10 Utah basketball players of all-time: 1. Keith Van Horn, 1993-1997, Small Forward Van Horn claims the top spot with the most decorated caree...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58175130@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 23:17:54 MDT Utah basketball: Utes pioneer Bill McGill dies at 74 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58175092-89/mcgill-basketball-billy-game.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58175092-89/mcgill-basketball-billy-game.html.csp">Utah basketball: Utes pioneer Bill McGill dies at 74</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kyle Goon</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-11T22:18:27.504-06:00">Updated Jul 11, 2014 10:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Billy McGill, a 6-foot-9 center who broke statistical and racial barriers as a college basketball star at the University of Utah, has died. A Utes sports department spokesman confirmed the death on Friday of one of the program’s all-time greats who muddled through ups and downs in his professional and personal life. He was 74 years old. Former Utes coach Jerry Pimm called the big man who once led the NCAA in scoring, “one of the greatest players I’ve seen or been associated with.” Known to fans ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58175092@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 22:18:27 MDT Q&A with new Jazz forward Steve Novak http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/58171851-62/team-really-basketball-dad.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/58171851-62/team-really-basketball-dad.html.csp">Q&A with new Jazz forward Steve Novak</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-11T15:47:01.988-06:00">Updated Jul 11, 2014 03:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Jazz and Raptors made the Steve Novak trade official this afternoon. I talked to the sharpshooter on the phone yesterday and you can read my story by clicking here. But there were a few extra items that didn't make it in there. Here's a short Q&A from the interview. AF: Where are you now, where do you spend your summers? SN: I'm in Wisconsin. I work out at Marquette during the summer. Ironically at this point, the Raptors' trainer has been here a couple times, the strength coach came ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58171851@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 15:47:01 MDT Boys’ basketball: Lone Peak team wraps up Dubai trip with waterpark adventure http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58108664-190/ride-dubai-minute-team.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58108664-190/ride-dubai-minute-team.html.csp">Boys’ basketball: Lone Peak team wraps up Dubai trip with waterpark adventure</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Nick Curtis</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Special to The Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-24T22:49:43.977-06:00">Updated Jun 24, 2014 10:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">EDITOR’S NOTE: Lone Peak basketball player Nick Curtis has been documenting the Knights’ trip to Dubai to play in an international tournament for The Tribune. Here is his final installment. Today was our last day in Dubai, and we wanted to make the most of it. We had been looking forward to visiting Wild Wadi, one of the largest waterparks in Dubai. We had been seeing commercials about it all week. We walked through a canyon-looking pathway for a minute or two to get inside the waterpark. Aft...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58108664@www.sltrib.com Tue, 24 Jun 2014 22:49:43 MDT Utah basketball: In Vegas, Delon Wright hopes to show NBA scouts he’s a good bet http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58165413-89/wright-college-nba-basketball.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58165413-89/wright-college-nba-basketball.html.csp">Utah basketball: In Vegas, Delon Wright hopes to show NBA scouts he’s a good bet</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kyle Goon</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-09T23:28:15.139-06:00">Updated Jul 9, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">When the NBA Draft rolled around, Delon Wright turned off his TV and headed for the gym. He followed the picks on his phone, occasionally smiling at seeing a few guys he knew get selected in the two-round event. But many friends didn’t get taken in the draft, and that’s why Wright was in the gym and not plopped in front of his TV: He was told if he had entered the fray this year, he might not be drafted at all. “It was tough, man,” Wright said. “But I had a lot of people telling me it would be b...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58165413@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Jul 2014 23:28:15 MDT Utah Jazz: Rookie Dante Exum impresses coaching staff early http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58163247-87/exum-jazz-ability-ball.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58163247-87/exum-jazz-ability-ball.html.csp">Utah Jazz: Rookie Dante Exum impresses coaching staff early</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tony Jones </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-09T17:36:27.415-06:00">Updated Jul 9, 2014 05:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dante Exum is still living out of his hotel room and suitcase. His version of exploring Salt Lake City — to this point — has been the ride to the gym for workouts and back. With him and his Utah Jazz teammates heading to the Las Vegas Summer League this week, he probably won’t resume apartment hunting for at least a few weeks. One other thing: He has to learn professional basketball, and learn it on the fly. Since being drafted a few weeks ago, Exum’s life has been nothing short of a whirlwind a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58163247@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Jul 2014 17:36:27 MDT Jazz Hoops: Looking for chemistry in summer league http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/58161617-62/burke-exum-jazz-league.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/58161617-62/burke-exum-jazz-league.html.csp">Jazz Hoops: Looking for chemistry in summer league</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-08T13:04:02.341-06:00">Updated Jul 8, 2014 01:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Trey Burke and Dante Exum. Dante Exum and Trey Burke. The upcoming Las Vegas summer league will be important for both, individually. For Burke, coming off an all-rookie season at point guard, and heading into his second year on the job, showcasing progress is important. He wants to show that his game has taken a leap, and that he's ready to take a significant jump in production heading into next season. For example, people like Detroit's Kentavius Caldwell-Pope and Victor Oladipo are prominent s...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58161617@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Jul 2014 13:04:02 MDT Sports briefs: USC football, basketball players to get 4-year deals http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58105158-77/players-usc-basketball-football.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58105158-77/players-usc-basketball-football.html.csp">Sports briefs: USC football, basketball players to get 4-year deals</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-23T22:45:01.718-06:00">Updated Jun 23, 2014 10:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">college athletics • Southern California athletic director Pat Haden announced Monday that the school will now offer four-year scholarships to scholarship players on the football team and in the men’s and women’s basketball programs. The policy, which becomes effective July 1, represents a change from USC’s current practice of offering players in those sports one-year renewable scholarships. Haden said USC is taking the action in the hopes of helping to lead the effort “to refocus on student-ath...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58105158@www.sltrib.com Mon, 23 Jun 2014 22:45:01 MDT Boys’ basketball: Lone Peak players ride camels, Jeeps in the desert http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58103464-190/camel-camp-desert-sand.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58103464-190/camel-camp-desert-sand.html.csp">Boys’ basketball: Lone Peak players ride camels, Jeeps in the desert</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Nick Curtis</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Special to The Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-24T16:37:26.989-06:00">Updated Jun 24, 2014 04:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">EDITOR’S NOTE: Lone Peak basketball player Nick Curtis and his teammates have been participating in an international tournament in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Curtis has been writing a journal to share with Tribune readers on his experiences. Day 7 Today, we had our desert safari day. It began with us getting into a modern-day Jeep and driving out to the outskirts of the land. After about an hour of driving, our driver sharply turned off the road into the sand desert. Confused and excited ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58103464@www.sltrib.com Tue, 24 Jun 2014 16:37:26 MDT Prep Basketball: Lone Peak falls in Dubai semifinals http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58094090-190/knights-lone-peak-huntington.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58094090-190/knights-lone-peak-huntington.html.csp">Prep Basketball: Lone Peak falls in Dubai semifinals</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The salt lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-20T23:34:43.043-06:00">Updated Jun 20, 2014 11:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dubai • The defendng 5A boys basketball champion Lone Peak Knights fell just short in their bid to get to the title game of the Dubai Tournament here Friday. Lone Peak’s Frank Jackson continued his torrid tournament play, pouring in 40 points, but the Knights fell 72-68 to Huntington Prep of West Virgina in the semifinals. Lone Peak started fast and led 33-22 at the half, but wilted under a 50-point Huntington onslaught in the second half that was led by Ronshad Shabazz. Shabazz scored 34 points...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58094090@www.sltrib.com Fri, 20 Jun 2014 23:34:43 MDT Prep basketball: Dubai tourney an eye-opener for Lone Peak http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58093879-190/dubai-lone-peak-beach.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58093879-190/dubai-lone-peak-beach.html.csp">Prep basketball: Dubai tourney an eye-opener for Lone Peak</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Nick Curtis</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Special to The Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-20T23:34:43.188-06:00">Updated Jun 20, 2014 11:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Editor’s note Lone Peak High School basketball player Nick Curtis and the four-time defending 5A champion Knights are playing in an an international basketball tournament in Dubai against some of the top teams in the U.S. Curtis has beein keeping a journal about his experiences. Day 1 We left our homes in good old old Alpine and drove to Salt Lake City International Airport. The first leg of the trip to Atlanta lasted four hours, but it felt longer. After landing, we had about one hour to ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58093879@www.sltrib.com Fri, 20 Jun 2014 23:34:43 MDT Prep Basketball: Jackson’s 50 leads Lone Peak to win in Dubai http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58084071-190/dubai-jackson-lone-peak.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58084071-190/dubai-jackson-lone-peak.html.csp">Prep Basketball: Jackson’s 50 leads Lone Peak to win in Dubai</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-19T16:44:09.24-06:00">Updated Jun 19, 2014 04:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dubai • Frank Jackson fired in 50 points Wednesday as Lone Peak captured a 101-97 victory over MPAC-Dubai in the first annual MPAC Sports Basketball Elite International tournament in Dubai. The victory improved the four-time 5A defending champion Knights’ record in the tournament featuring top U.S. prep teams and teams from the Middle East and Africa to 3-1. The Knights will play Huntington Prep Friday in the championship semifinal rounds with the winner playing in the title game. Dylan Hedin ad...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58084071@www.sltrib.com Thu, 19 Jun 2014 16:44:09 MDT Prep basketball: Utah team drops first game in Dubai http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58078708-190/team-dubai-utah-prep.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58078708-190/team-dubai-utah-prep.html.csp">Prep basketball: Utah team drops first game in Dubai</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-17T23:25:02.409-06:00">Updated Jun 17, 2014 11:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dubai • Huntington Prep earned a 79-72 victory Tuesday over the Utah Reign, a traveling team consisting of players from the four-time 5A defending champion Lone Peak, in the first annual MPAC Sports Elite International basketball tournament in Dubai. The West Virginia school that produced project high NBA draft selection Andrew Wiggins, rallied behind Thomas Bryant who had 30 points and 15 rebounds. First-team Utah all-state selection Frank Jackson led the Reign with 19 points.</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58078708@www.sltrib.com Tue, 17 Jun 2014 23:25:02 MDT Once a Utah Man, Judkins is flourishing at BYU http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58073662-88/judkins-coach-utah-byu.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58073662-88/judkins-coach-utah-byu.html.csp">Once a Utah Man, Judkins is flourishing at BYU</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jay Drew</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-16T23:11:41.407-06:00">Updated Jun 16, 2014 11:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • More than 15 years after it happened, the zinger delivered by a University of Utah basketball fan to Jeff Judkins — a Utah Man if there ever was one until he left Rick Majerus’ staff in 1999 for BYU, of all schools — still hurts deeply. You can see it in Judkins’ eyes, and sense it in his voice as he toys with his breakfast at the down-to-earth Amber Restaurant, the same South Salt Lake diner where he has met his brothers and father (until Bary Judkins’ death in 2005) for comfort food an...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58073662@www.sltrib.com Mon, 16 Jun 2014 23:11:41 MDT NBA Draft: Should Jazz take a shot at Aaron Gordon at No. 5? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58071611-77/gordon-basketball-draft-jazz.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58071611-77/gordon-basketball-draft-jazz.html.csp">NBA Draft: Should Jazz take a shot at Aaron Gordon at No. 5?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tony Jones</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-15T21:30:15.555-06:00">Updated Jun 15, 2014 09:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ed Gordon played basketball at San Diego State, a bruising 6-foot-6 forward in the 1980s who happened to be teammates with future baseball superstar Tony Gwynn. A few decades later, Drew Gordon became one of college basketball’s best power forwards, starting his career at UCLA before transferring to New Mexico and dominating the Mountain West Conference on his way to a pro career. To say basketball is in Aaron Gordon’s bloodlines may be a bit of an understatement. After all, this story has yet t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58071611@www.sltrib.com Sun, 15 Jun 2014 21:30:15 MDT Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame inducts six http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58069124-77/women-basketball-dunn-griffith.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58069124-77/women-basketball-dunn-griffith.html.csp">Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame inducts six</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-14T22:07:31.196-06:00">Updated Jun 14, 2014 10:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Knoxville, Tenn. • Yolanda Griffith savored a crowning achievement that she’d never anticipated. “Never ever in my wildest dreams did I see my journey leading me to the doorsteps of the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame,” the two-time Olympic gold medal winner said Saturday during an emotional induction speech. “I am honored and truly excited to be here.” Griffith was part of the Hall of Fame induction class along with Indiana Fever coach Lin Dunn, former Iowa star Michelle Edwards, broadcaster Mi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580691242014-06-14T22:07:31.196-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-14T22:07:31.196-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58069124@www.sltrib.com Sat, 14 Jun 2014 22:07:31 MDT F.D. “Set” Branham, U . athletic star in 1950s, dies http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58068559-77/branham-football-1950-career.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58068559-77/branham-football-1950-career.html.csp">F.D. “Set” Branham, U . athletic star in 1950s, dies</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM WHARTON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-14T21:48:37.428-06:00">Updated Jun 14, 2014 09:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Former University of Utah football and basketball great F.D. “Set” Branham died May 17 in St. George after a short battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 88. As a Ute football player in the early 1950s, Branham finished his career as the school’s third leading all-time scorer at the time. According to Fanbase.com, he led the Utes to three Skyline Conference championships and, as a halfback, earned all-Skyline Conference honors for two years. He never lost to BYU in three football meetings and was...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58068559@www.sltrib.com Sat, 14 Jun 2014 21:48:37 MDT Utah Jazz: UCLA’s Kyle Anderson can play, but what position? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58065378-87/anderson-jazz-nba-draft.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58065378-87/anderson-jazz-nba-draft.html.csp">Utah Jazz: UCLA’s Kyle Anderson can play, but what position?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tony Jones</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-13T21:54:46.896-06:00">Updated Jun 13, 2014 09:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The nickname first stuck to Kyle Anderson in his grammar school days. It followed him through prep school at nationally renowned St. Anthony’s, with his AAU New Jersey Playaz program, and finally as a collegian at UCLA. Now, “Slo Mo” is just a thing to Anderson, a 6-foot-9 position-less basketball player who can seemingly play almost every spot on the floor. It’s just another way to identify the soon-to-be NBA Draft pick. “I’m used to it,” Anderson said. “It’s just a nickname; someone came up ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58065378@www.sltrib.com Fri, 13 Jun 2014 21:54:46 MDT Boys’ basketball: Lone Peak team heading to Dubai http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58060330-190/basketball-dubai-lewis-lone.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58060330-190/basketball-dubai-lewis-lone.html.csp">Boys’ basketball: Lone Peak team heading to Dubai</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tom Wharton</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-12T23:24:37.78-06:00">Updated Jun 12, 2014 11:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">When Lone Peak basketball coach Quincy Lewis was approached about his team playing in an international tournament in Dubai the year the Knights were ranked No. 1 in the nation, he was a bit skeptical. Organizers were offering an all-expenses-paid trip and a chance to play against some of the top teams in the United States as well as some international competition. But that offer has become a reality. An 11-person Lone Peak contingent was scheduled to leave Salt Lake City International Airport on...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58060330@www.sltrib.com Thu, 12 Jun 2014 23:24:37 MDT SLCC has new athletic director http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58061870-77/athletic-director-slcc-basketball.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58061870-77/athletic-director-slcc-basketball.html.csp">SLCC has new athletic director</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-12T23:24:37.157-06:00">Updated Jun 12, 2014 11:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake Community College has pulled an administrator from the high school ranks to serve as its new athletic director. Kevin Dustin, an assistant director at the Utah High School Activities Association, will replace longtime AD Norma Carr at SLCC, overseeing the Bruins’ five sports. He’ll start his new role on July 1. Dustin oversees football and men’s basketball among other sports for UHSAA, and is one of the main figures who works with high school coaches and administrators to help organize...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58061870@www.sltrib.com Thu, 12 Jun 2014 23:24:37 MDT