Ryan Smith has applied to participate in a proposed revitalization zone that could include a new ar...
Carter Williams, and Lindsay Aerts, KSL TV

Smith applies for revitalization partnership as Salt Lake City arena talks heat up

Ryan Smith has applied to participate in a proposed revitalization zone that could include a new arena in downtown Salt Lake City as he reportedly nears a deal to acquire the Arizona Coyotes.
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Matias Grez, CNN

‘Once in a lifetime’: What Caitlin Clark said after being selected at No. 1 in the WNBA draft

Caitlin Clark, the No. 1 overall pick in the WNBA 2024 draft, said she's excited to give "110% focus" to basketball with the Indiana Fever.
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Tim Reynolds, AP Basketball Writer

LeBron James still committed to Paris Olympics, but health remains the big key

LeBron James still wants to participate in the Paris Olympics this summer, but an ongoing treatment plan for his left ankle has questions of possibility looming.
3 months ago
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Tim Reynolds, AP Basketball Writer

NBA set to play on an LED glass court for some All-Star weekend events

For the first time, the NBA will play on glass. Part of All-Star weekend in Indianapolis — including the entire All-Star Saturday Night lineup — will be played on a state-of-the-art, full video LED court.
4 months ago
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Debbie Worthen

Rabbis asked to take down Jewish pride signs at Utah Jazz game

In a surprising turn of events during last night's Utah Jazz game against the Dallas Mavericks, a group of Utah Jazz fans found themselves at the center of controversy after being asked to take down signs that read "I'm Jewish and proud."
5 months ago
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Todd Richmond and Frederic J. Frommer, Associated Press

Herb Kohl, former US senator and owner of the NBA’s Milwaukee Bucks, has died. He was 88

Herb Kohl, a former Democratic U.S. senator from Wisconsin and former owner of the Milwaukee Bucks basketball team, has died. He was 88.
5 months ago
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Alex Cabrero

The start of a new Utah Jazz season means increased revenue in downtown

The new NBA season tips off this week and the Utah Jazz open at home Wednesday night against the Sacramento Kings.
7 months ago
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Steve Reed, AP Sports Writer

Michael Jordan’s decision to sell the Hornets leaves some team decisions in flux

The timing of Michael Jordan’s decision to sell his majority stake in the Charlotte Hornets leaves the franchise in flux
11 months ago
UFC star Conor McGregor punched Miami heat mascot Burnie twice during a mid-game skit, sending the ...
Jacob Lev and Zoe Sottile

Conor McGregor knocks out Heat mascot in bizarre promotion at NBA Finals

A punch from UFC star Conor McGregor sent the Miami Heat’s mascot, Burnie, to the emergency room of a local hospital during the NBA Finals on Friday, according to The Athletic.
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Tim Reynolds

NBA, players finalize new collective bargaining agreement

The NBA and its players have voted to ratify a new collective bargaining agreement.
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Josh Dubow

Kings probe ‘racial bias’ claims after rapper E-40 ejected

The Sacramento Kings are investigating allegations from a Bay Area hip-hop star that “racial bias” led to him being kicked out of his seat.
1 year ago
This week on Sunday Edition, Doug Wright and his guests look at the impact the NBA All-Star weekend...

Sunday Edition: NBA All-Stars, Legislative Session 2023 Final Weeks

This week on Sunday Edition, Doug Wright and his guests look at the impact the NBA All-Star weekend will have on Utah and the final weeks of the 2023 legislative session.
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Debbie Worthen

Utah father, son given free tickets to NBA All-Star Game after chance encounter

A father and son from Draper, Utah, got the surprise of a lifetime during the NBA All-Star weekend.
1 year ago
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Shelby Lofton

Black business owners call NBA All-Star weekend ‘a win’ for Utah’s Black community

African American business owners in Utah say this weekend was a win for the Black community, adding that having the NBA in town gave them a big boost in business.
1 year ago
NBA Hall of Fame center Shaquille O'Neal will DJ in Salt Lake City during All-Star weekend. (Photo ...
Eliza Pace and Dan Rascon

Barkley and Shaq criticize Salt Lake City, say it’s ‘boring’

While thousands of people arrived to Salt Lake City for the NBA All-Star Game this last weekend, Charles Barkley and Shaquille O'Neal were unimpressed.
1 year ago
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Andrew Adams

Fans from around the world witness ‘amazing’ NBA All-Star Game experience

The 2023 NBA All-Star Game was a massive spectacle—with fans traveling from across the country.
1 year ago
Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo raises the 2023 All-Star victory trophy during the NB...
Tim Reynolds, AP Sports Writer

Tatum scores 55, Mitchell 40 as Utah-infused Team Giannis wins All-Star Game 184-176

Jayson Tatum put on a record-setting show, and made Giannis Antetokounmpo look like a genius.
1 year ago
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Tim Reynolds

The great Bill Russell remembered at NBA All-Star weekend

This was the first All-Star weekend since the death of 11-time champion, Hall of Fame player and Hall of Fame coach Bill Russell.
1 year ago
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Associated Press

Lillard takes home 3-point title, Jazz win skills challenge, dunk contest ‘saved’

Damian Lillard represented his school and his brand, doing them both proud.
1 year ago
Participants of the "Bigger than Basketball" NBA All-Star camp. (KSLTV)...
Karah Brackin

NBA All-Stars camp focuses on the mental health of athletes

Aside from all the conditioning, training and games, there’s a whole other kind of preparation that goes into an athlete’s best self that starts with one’s mind.
1 year ago
The girls training during the camp. (KSLTV's Alex Cabereo)...
Alex Cabrero

‘Her Time To Play’ gives Utah girls their own basketball camp

The NBA and WNBA hosted a basketball camp exclusive to girls to encourage their interest in sports during the NBA All-Stars Event.
1 year ago
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Shara Park

Utah kids walked out on the court with the NBA All-Stars

A group of Utah kids got the experience of a lifetime when they walked onto the court with the NBA All-Stars.
1 year ago
Sheldon Nielsen and his kids...
Alex Cabrero

NBA All-Star Jam Session nostalgic for Utah father

Five-year-old Caleb Nielsen didn't know it, but these are moments he and his two older brothers will remember for a lifetime. 
1 year ago
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Matt Rascon

Performers on TRAX blue line add to All-Star weekend excitement

The NBA All-Star scene extends beyond a handful of locations in Salt Lake City this weekend. For the first time the Utah Transit Authority is allowing performers on board to entertain riders going to and from events.
1 year ago

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