Locals in the NBA

Justin Bean - Utah State Aggies...
Kyle Ireland and Trevor Allen, KSL Sports

Former USU Forward Justin Bean Signs Training Camp Deal With Grizzlies

Former Utah State standout Justin Bean signed a training camp deal with the Memphis Grizzlies ahead of the 2022 NBA season.
6 days ago
Sam Merrill - Memphis Grizzlies...
Brian Preece

Report: Utah State & Bountiful Great Sam Merrill Finds New NBA Home

After being released by the Memphis Grizzlies in January, Sam Merrill has reportedly reached a deal with the Sacramento Kings.
2 months ago
Brandon Taylor #11 of the Utah Utes passes past Chase Fischer #1 of the Brigham Young Cougars in th...
Michelle Bodkin

Former, Current Runnin’ Utes Rally For Good Causes

The Runnin' Utes family, former and current, have been living that mantra the past few days giving back to the Salt Lake community through former Ute Brandon Taylor's basketball camp and charity showcase.
2 months ago
Kyle Kuzma - Washington Wizards...
Michelle Bodkin

Kyle Kuzma, Delon Wright Team Up On Winning Shot

Kyle Kuzma and Delon Wright teamed up on the game winning shot for the Powder League's Charity Showcase that benefitted Utah Foster Care Tuesday night.
2 months ago
Brandon Taylor #11 of the Utah Utes passes past Chase Fischer #1 of the Brigham Young Cougars in th...
Michelle Bodkin

Powder League, Brandon Taylor Teaming Up For Charity Showcase

Former Runnin' Ute Brandon Taylor is back in town playing for the Powder League this summer and together they are teaming up for a Charity Showcase to benefit Utah Foster Care on August 9th.
2 months ago
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Trevor Allen

Six Locals In The NBA Wrap Up Summer League Action

The NBA Summer League in Las Vegas has concluded with six locals participating with five different teams from around the league.
2 months ago
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Brian Preece

Former Aggie Center Showcasing Improvement At Summer League

Former Aggie big man Neemias Queta has flashed NBA rotational skills while playing with the Sacramento Kings in the NBA 2K23 Summer League.
2 months ago
Damian Lillard - Portland Trail Blazers - Denver Nuggets - Game 5...
Tim Reynolds, AP

Analysis: Lillard Shows NBA Players Have Power To Stay, Too

To understand why Damian Lillard is still with the Portland Trail Blazers in 2022, examine why he enrolled at Weber State in 2008.
3 months ago
Neemias Queta - Vegas Summer League...
Trevor Allen

Neemias Queta Exchanges Words With Paolo Banchero After Clutch Three-Pointer

Former Utah State standout Neemias Queta and 2022 No. 1 overall pick Paolo Banchero exchanged words after Queta hit a clutch triple.
3 months ago
Damian Lillard - Portland Trail Blazers...
Trevor Allen

Report: Damian Lillard Close To Finalizing Two-Year Max Contract Extension With Blazers

Former Weber State star Damian Lillard and the Portland Trail Blazers are close to finalizing a two-year max extension. 
3 months ago
Both Gach - Utah Utes vs. Oregon State...
Trevor Allen

Former Utah G Both Gach Joins Orlando Magic Summer League Team

Former University of Utah men's basketball guard Both Gach has landed a spot in the NBA with the Orlando Magic in Summer League.
3 months ago
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Kyle Ireland and Ben Anderson, KSL Sports

Report: Kings Tender Neemias Queta, Make Center Restricted Free Agent

The Sacramento Kings reportedly tendered a two-way qualifying offer to former USU center Neemias Queta, making him a restricted free agent.
3 months ago
Alex Barcello, Toronto Raptors, BYU Basketball, NBA Summer League...
Mitch Harper

BYU Guard Alex Barcello Lands NBA Summer League Opportunity

Three-year starter at BYU earns an NBA opportunity.
3 months ago
Justin Bean - Utah State Aggies...
Trevor Allen

Former Utah State Star Justin Bean Signs Deal With Los Angeles Clippers

Former Utah State standout forward Justin Bean has signed a deal with the Los Angeles Clippers following the 2022 NBA Draft.
3 months ago
Kyle Kuzma - Washington Wizards...
Brian Preece

Wizards Forward, Former Utah Star Kyle Kuzma Enjoying U.S. Open

Former University of Utah basketball star Kyle Kuzma looked like he was enjoying round three of the U.S. Open on Saturday.
3 months ago
Utah Jazz head coach Quin Snyder (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)...
Jake Hatch

Opinion: The Utah Jazz Need Quin Snyder To Decide On His Future ASAP

The Utah Jazz are on the precipice of what some have called a pivotal summer in franchise history.
4 months ago
Gideon-George-BYU-Utah-Jazz-NBA...
Kyle Ireland

Gideon George Withdraws From NBA Draft, Will Return To BYU

BYU forward Gideon George reportedly withdrew his name from the NBA Draft and will return to Provo for his final season with the Cougars.
4 months ago
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Kyle Ireland

Utah Jazz Holding Pre-Draft Workout With BYU Forward, Others

The Utah Jazz announced that a group of players, including a forward from BYU, would come to Salt Lake City for a pre-draft workout.
4 months ago
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Kyle Ireland

Jazz CEO Danny Ainge Attends Game 7 Between Bucks, Celtics

Utah Jazz CEO Danny Ainge attended Game 7 of the Eastern Conference semifinal round between the Milwaukee Bucks and Boston Celtics.
5 months ago
Justin Bean - Utah State Aggies...
Kyle Ireland

Utah State Forward Justin Bean To Declare For 2022 NBA Draft

Utah State forward Justin Bean announced that he will forgo his final year of eligibility and declare for the 2022 NBA Draft.
6 months ago
Damian Lillard - Portland Trail Blazers - Denver Nuggets - Game 5...
Kyle Ireland

Blazers Announce Damian Lillard Will Miss Rest Of 2021-22 Season

The Portland Trail Blazers announced that former Weber State guard Damian Lillard will miss the remainder of the 2021-22 season.
6 months ago
Kyle Kuzma, Jakob Poeltl, Delon Wright - Utes in the NBA...
Trevor Allen

Keeping Up With The Utes In The NBA

The University of Utah Runnin' Utes have three players currently in the NBA that are having great seasons at the highest level.
7 months ago
Sam Merrill #5 of the Utah State Aggies passes the ball during the championship game of the Mountai...
Brian Preece

Instant Replay: Merrill Sends Underdog Utah State To NCAA Tournament

It's been two years to the day since Sam Merrill gave Aggie basketball fans one of the most memorable moments in program history.
7 months ago
Damian Lillard - Portland Trail Blazers...
Kyle Ireland

Blazers Provide Update On Damian Lillard’s Abdominal Rehab

The Portland Trail Blazers provided an update on the rehabilitation status of former Weber State guard Damian Lillard following surgery.
7 months ago