Warriors rally from 16 down to beat Jazz, get playoff spot
Warriors coach Steve Kerr did not emphasize the magnitude of Saturday’s game in his pregame talk with his team. Klay Thompson scored 36 points and Golden State erased a 16-point fourth-quarter deficit to beat the Utah Jazz 111-107 and clinch a playoff spot. Jordan Poole added 31 and Andrew Wiggins had 17 as the Warriors also snapped a four-game losing streak.news.yahoo.com
Bogdanovic hits 11 3-pointers as Jazz defeat Thunder 116-103
Bojan Bogdanovic said making a Utah Jazz franchise-record 11 3-pointers wasn't all that complicated. Bogdanovic scored 35 points to help the Jazz defeat the Thunder 116-103 on Sunday night. Bogdanovic's previous career high for made 3s was eight — a total he had reached by the end of the third quarter.news.yahoo.com
Leonard, George each score 31, Clippers tie series with Jazz
Kawhi Leonard and Paul George each scored 31 points — the second straight game they have both had over 30 points — and the Los Angeles Clippers defeated the Utah Jazz 118-104 in Game 4 Monday night to even their Western Conference second-round series at two games apiece.
A shocker: US beaten by France 89-79 in World Cup quarters
Evan Fournier scored 22 points, Rudy Gobert added 21 points and 16 rebounds and France beat the U.S. 89-79 in the World Cup quarterfinals on Wednesday, rallying from a seven-point fourth-quarter deficit to pull off the upset. The U.S. had won 58 consecutive tournament games in FIBA and Olympic competition, starting with the bronze-medal game at the 2006 world championships and continuing through every FIBA Americas, World Cup and Olympics event since. It was bidding to become the first nation to win three consecutive World Cups, after winning three straight Olympic golds in that span. Donovan Mitchell scored 29 points for the U.S., all of them coming in the first three quarters. None of the U.S. players who played that afternoon in Rio are on this year's World Cup team.
Team USA members are excited to learn from Gregg Popovich
LAS VEGAS - All 17 members of Team USA are honored to be in Las Vegas to train and compete with the hopes of representing America in the 2019 FIBA World Cup. On top of that, these NBA stars will get to learn from San Antonio Spurs' head coach Gregg Popovich. "We all know coach Pop is one of the greatest, and for me to be a part of this USA team with him, to learn from the best, I'm excited. As Gregg Popovich was getting Team USA to leave the court today, he was kind enough to give me a quick 1-on-1 on Derrick White being part of the Select Team. Jokes aside, Popovich is all business when it comes to Team USA.