Tag Archives: NBA

Utah Jazz Extended Family

Tributes to Two Members of the NBA’s Utah Jazz Extended Family: On the Death of Jack Stockton, and in Tribute to Frank Layden By Ken K. Gourdin Jack Stockton, father of National Basketball Association Hall of Famer (as well as … Continue reading

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Clippers Lead Jazz 2-1: Series Over?

National Basketball Association’s Los Angeles Clippers Lead the Utah Jazz 2-1 in Their Best-of-Seven First Round Playoff Series; Does the Clippers’ Victory on the Jazz Home Floor Mean That the Series is Already Over? One Utah Writer Apparently Thinks So … Continue reading

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Losing’s Not Funny

The NFL’s San Diego Chargers Lost, Their Kicker Laughed: How Serious? By Ken K. Gourdin There is a story at NFL.com outlining the unhappiness of some (many) with San Diego Chargers kicker Josh Lambo’s comportment after a loss (for some—many—Lambo’s … Continue reading

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Jazz Odds and Ends

Odds and Ends About Coverage of the Utah Jazz By Ken K. Gourdin In response to a feature story by The Salt Lake Tribune’s Gordon Monson about the Utah Jazz’s laid-back and easygoing, yet surprisingly talented, Australian, Joe Ingles, I … Continue reading

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Paul vs. Holtkamp

Paul vs. Holtkamp: If NBA Officials Really Are Too Sensitive, Gender Has Nothing To Do With It By Ken K. Gourdin Note: While other matters intruded to prevent my posting this on the blog in a more timely manner, I … Continue reading

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Donald Sterling is an idiot

Donald Sterling is an Idiot By Ken K. Gourdin As the headline indicates, I have now forsaken my usual measured tone on this Blog for the second time to make a (deservedly, necessarily) blunt statement.  (I wonder if it’s simply … Continue reading

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Do the Inmates Run the Asylum on the Utah Jazz?

Coaching Leadership, Player Leadership, and Inmates Running the Asylum By Ken K. Gourdin Salt Lake Tribune Columnist and Utah Jazz radio personality Gordon Monson recently ran a column about a telling conversation he had with Utah Jazz assistant coach Sidney … Continue reading

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