Rudy Tomjanovich is one of 13 finalists for the 2018 class of the Basketball Hall of Fame. Tomjanovich is one of those unique candidates in that he not only had a stellar playing career (he was a five-time All-Star with the Houston Rockets), but he was also a very successful NBA head coach winning a pair of NBA championships with the Rockets. 187 more words
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Bill Simmons said in The Book of Basketball that NBA coaches were overrated.
“[T]here’s no concrete evidence that they make a genuine, consistent difference except for a small handful of gifted leaders and forward thinkers…unless you’re teaming an elite coach with a quality roster, … 3,338 more words
The rosters are set, you have a pass first point guard, a beefy big man to eat up rebounds, and an MVP-type two guard to score and score. 48 more words
SALT LAKE CITY — The governor’s sixth annual State of Sport Awards ceremony was held this past week, and the top honor went to Jerry Sloan. 458 more words
SALT LAKE CITY — Two decades after their first Western Conference Championship, most of the players from the Utah Jazz returned to Salt Lake City Wednesday for a 20-year reunion. 72 more words