Locals in the NBA

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Brian Preece

Former Aggie Center Neemias Queta Inks New Deal With Boston Celtics

Neemias Queta signed a new deal with the Boston Celtics that converts the big man from a two-way deal to a standard contract. 
1 month ago
Sam Merrill Utah Jazz Cleveland Cavaliers...
Chandler Holt

Cavaliers Guard Sam Merrill Says Game In Utah Against Jazz Was Surreal

Current Cavaliers guard and former Utah State Aggie Sam Merrill joined the KSL Sports Zone to talk about his first NBA game back in Utah.
1 month ago
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Kyle Ireland

Former Weber State Star Damian Lillard Wins NBA All-Star Game MVP

Former Weber State and current Milwaukee Bucks guard Damian Lillard received MVP honors for his performance in the 73rd NBA All-Star Game.
3 months ago
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Kyle Ireland

Instant Replay: Damian Lillard Hits Half-Court Shot During NBA All-Star Game

Former Weber State guard Damian Lillard buried a shot from half-court during the second half of the 73rd NBA All-Star Game.
3 months ago
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Kyle Ireland

Weber State Legend Damian Lillard Repeats As Three-Point Contest Champion

Milwaukee Bucks guard Damian Lillard defended his title by winning the 2024 Starry 3-Point Contest during NBA All-Star Weekend.
3 months ago
Delon Wright Washington Wizards Miami Heat...
Chandler Holt

Report: Former Utah Ute Delon Wright To Sign With Miami Heat

According to ESPN sources, Delon Wright plans to sign with the Miami Heat following contract buyout with Washington.
3 months ago
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Brian Preece

Instant Replay: Former Utah State Aggie Posterizes Indiana Pacers Forward

Former Utah State Aggie Neemias Queta went viral on Tuesday night for his vicious dunk over Indiana Pacers forward Jalen Smith.
4 months ago
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Kyle Ireland

Former Weber State Guard Damian Lillard Named NBA All-Star Game Starter

Bucks guard Damian Lillard received the eighth NBA All-Star nod of his career and was named one of the five starters for the East roster.
4 months ago
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Brian Preece

Former Bountiful, Utah State Sharpshooter Turning Heads In NBA

Nearly three years ago, USU senior guard Sam Merrill pulled up from and buried a three that ticketed his Aggies for the NCAA Tournament.
4 months ago
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Brian Preece

Hard Work Paying Off For Former Utah State Standout Sam Merrill

Former Utah State shooting guard Sam Merrill has taken full advantage of his opportunity with the Cleveland Cavaliers.
5 months ago
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Kyle Ireland

Sam Merrill Scores Career-High, Helps Cavs Beat Rockets In OT

Sam Merrill scored a career-high and helped the Cleveland Cavaliers defeat the Houston Rockets in overtime.
5 months ago
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Chandler Holt

Reports: Former Weber State Guard Damian Lillard Traded To Milwaukee Bucks

According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, Portland Trailblazer's All-Star guard Damian Lillard has been traded to the Milwaukee Bucks.
8 months ago
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Kyle Ireland

Report: NBA Advises Teams, Damian Lillard On Guard’s Miami Only Trade Request

The NBA reportedly sent a league-wide memo and interviewed Damian Lillard and his agent about the former Weber State star's trade request.
10 months ago
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Tim Reynolds, AP

Blazers Say They’re Willing To Wait Months To Resolve Lillard Saga If Necessary

Damian Lillard wants to be traded and the Blazers know this yet haven't abandoned hope that the seven-time All-Star changes his mind.
10 months ago
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Kyle Ireland

Utah Jazz Reportedly Interested In Trading For Damian Lillard

The Jazz are reportedly among the teams interested in trading for former Weber State and current Trail Blazers star Damian Lillard.
11 months ago
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Kyle Ireland

Reports: Damian Lillard Requests Trade From Blazers, Prefers Heat

Portland Trail Blazers star Damian Lillard requested a trade and prefers to land with the Miami Heat, according to multiple reports.
11 months ago
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Chandler Holt

Reports: Former Ute Jakob Poeltl Re-Signs With Toronto Raptors

Former University of Utah center Jakob Poeltl has agreed on a four-year deal to return to the Toronto Raptors.
11 months ago
Kyle Kuzma - Washington Wizards...
Chandler Holt

Reports: Former Ute Kyle Kuzma Signs Deal With Washington Wizards

Former University of Utah forward Kyle Kuzma has agreed on a four-year deal to return to the Washington Wizards.
11 months ago
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Michelle Bodkin

Utes Bulletin: Things Happening In Utah Athletics (Week Of 6/26/23)

Can you believe it's the final week of June? Soon the Utes Bulletin will be prepping you all for Pac-12 Media Day and Fall Camp.
11 months ago
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Kyle Ireland

Weber State Forward Dillon Jones Receives NBA Draft Combine Invitation

Weber State forward Dillon Jones received an invitation to participate in the NBA Draft Combine after his play at the G League Elite Camp. 
1 year ago
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Chandler Holt

SLC Star’s Frank Jackson Named G League Player Of Week

Frank Jackson was named the G League player of the week for the second time as a member of the Salt Lake City Stars.
1 year ago
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Anne M. Peterson, AP

Blazers’ Damian Lillard Scores 71 Points, Then Gets Drug Tested

Shortly after scoring a career-high 71 points, Trail Blazers star Damian Lillard was summoned for a drug test.
1 year ago
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Chandler Holt

Instant Replay: Damian Lillard Drops Career-High 71 Against Houston

Damian Lillard put on a shooting clinic against Houston on Saturday, dropping a career-high 71 points while shooting 58% from the field.
1 year ago
Utah State guard Sam Merrill (Photo by Joe Buglewicz/Getty Images)...
Brian Preece

Instant Replay: Former Aggie Sam Merrill Enjoys Career-Day For Cleveland Charge

Already an NBA champion, former Utah State Aggie Sam Merrill hit ten threes on his way to a career-high 32 points on February 22.
1 year ago