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Mehmet Okur

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  • Kobe Bryant's poor shooting past two games reveal a mixed bag in shot selection

     
    The timing couldn't have been more coincidental. After Lakers guard Kobe Bryant signed a three-year extension, he's followed up the past two games shooting 13 of 47 from the field. Those two games surely don't overshadow Bryant's storied 13-year career,...
  • Finally Awake From My NBA Coma – A Recap

     
    Did anyone else tell themselves that they wouldn’t sit around all day and watch the playoffs? I know I’m guilty. Despite telling myself to get work done, I always found myself gravitating back to the TV. If you weren’t a slave to ESPN or A...
  • Links From Around the League

     
    1. James Johnson Becomes Famous for All the Wrong Reasons: Lebron James makes James Johnson an embarrassing trending topic on Twitter after his huge dunk. ( James vs. James Video ) 2. Kevin Garnett is Suspended for Game Two: KG’s moment of temporary...
  • Obama: U.S. 'not at war with Islam'

     
    by Mark Silva and updated President Barack Obama, capping a European tour with an address to the Turkish Parliament today, issued a call for "a common ground'' between East and West that he has voiced in his travels across the......
  • Last night in the NBA

    The Sacramento Kings pulled off a shocker Tuesday night while playing without their leading scorer. The Kings had dropped 11 of their last 12 games until Francisco Garcia and John Salmons each scored 21 points in a 113-101 win over the Los...
  • Okur scores career-high 43 in Jazz win over Pacers

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Mehmet Okur scored a career-high 43 points and the Utah Jazz held off a late rally by Indiana in a 120-113 victory over the Pacers. Andrei Kirilenko scored 23 points and pulled down 12 rebounds and Deron Williams added 11 assists...
  • Gooden leads Bulls past Jazz

    Gooden leads Bulls past Jazz
    For 48 blessed minutes of game action, the focus finally shifted from insubordination, oversleeping and off-the-court silliness to basketball. For 48 minutes, the Bulls resembled the hard-working, scrappy bunch that used teamwork instead of tantrums to...
  • K.C. Johnson's Bulls mailbag

    K.C. Johnson's Bulls mailbag
    Time to give thanks for Bulls fans. As soon as I filed our first installment of "Ask K.C." last Thursday from San Francisco, my BlackBerry has been deluged with more questions. I plan to respond once a week. Sometimes, I will pick just select questions...
  • Kobe Bryant vuelve a salvar a los Lakers

    Kobe Bryant vuelve a salvar a los Lakers
    Kobe Bryant rubric 38 puntos para llevar en volandas a los Lakers a la primera victoria en las semifinales del Oeste (109-98) frente a unos correosos Jazz de Utah, que lucharon hasta el final. Pau Gasol sum un nuevo doble-doble con 18 tantos y 10...
  • Ask Sam: Sam Smith's NBA mailbag

    I recall that at the time of the Tyson Chandler trade, many people predicted that the Bulls would regret getting Wallace in a year or two. He was already slipping. Also, obtaining Wallace did not mean the Bulls had to give away Tyson Chandler for almost...
  • Granger scores career-high 44 in defeat of Jazz

    Granger scores career-high 44 in defeat of Jazz
    INDIANAPOLIS -- Danny Granger scored 18 of his career-high 44 points in the fourth quarter to help the Indiana Pacers beat the Utah Jazz 122-106 on Friday night. It was the fourth straight game in which Granger has scored at least 30 points. He made 14...