New Orleans • How bad was Gordon Hayward's 1-for-17 shooting night?
He's now one of just five guys to have done it since 1985, according to Basketball Reference (credit to @AndrewDBailey for the find). Hayward shares the dubious distinction with Hall of Fame finalist Tim Hardaway, a future Hall of Famer Jason Kidd, five-time All-Star Chris Bosh and one-time Brandy fiancé Quentin Richardson.
• John Lucas III had his shot going tonight. He went 4 of 5 from three and finished with 14 points. But even if he was still slumping, it might not be his fault.
"Every time I shoot I feel like my shot's going in," he said. "I'm a shooter. To me, I feel like it's the ball's [fault], it's not my shot. That's my mentality."
• Trey Burke led the team onto the court before the game. This happened:
— Aaron Falk
|1.||Neon Trees’ Tyler Glenn proud to be gay and Mormon|
|2.||Questions linger in Megan Huntsman investigation|
|3.||LDS leader, Obama meet to push for immigration reform|
|4.||Atheist leader: ‘Mormonism demonstrates the power of indoctrination’|
|5.||Atheists, Mormons hash it out in religious give-and-take|
|6.||San Juan official to lead ATVs through off-limits canyon|
|7.||Utah has among nation’s highest payday loan rates, study shows|
|8.||Dash-cam video documents shooting death of Utah officer|
|10.||Jenson’s push to get Swallow, Shurtleff to testify suffers setback|