The challenges he’s taken and the improvements he’s made, I don’t know of any other rookies that have done that. There have been various points throughout the season when Bickerstaff checked in on the youngster, making sure he was OK. At the midway point, Okoro’s body was banged up from what he referred to as a gauntlet of “illegal screens that never get called” and a relentless, compressed NBA schedule dotted with lengthy road trips, back-to-backs, fearsome individual challenges, early-morning ...
On Friday night, the league announced that both Eastern Conference play-in games will be played next Tuesday with the No. seed hosting No. in Game 1 and the No.
The Utah Jazz crept closer to securing top seed in the Western Conference play-offs after defeating the Oklahoma City Thunder.