Trey Burke said the Jazz “felt disrespected” and took former teammate Enes Kanter’s critical comments about the organization personally.
LaMarcus Aldridge had 32 points and 11 rebounds, and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Denver Nuggets 120-114 on Saturday night for their third consecutive victory.
George, a two-time All-Star, said after practice that he felt as if he had passed all the tests to play but that he was still waiting for clearance from the team’s medical staff before he made his season debut.
The Golden State Warriors achieved two impressive milestones with another double-digit win on the road.
Nikola Mirotic scored 24 points, Pau Gasol added 19 points and 12 rebounds, and the Chicago Bulls handed the visiting Knicks their team-record 60th loss, 111-80.
Nikola Mirotic scored 24 points, Pau Gasol added 19 points and 12 rebounds, and the Chicago Bulls handed the Knicks their franchise-record 60th loss, beating New York 111-80 Saturday night.
Kemba Walker scored 21 points and the Charlotte Hornets beat an Atlanta Hawks team missing all five starters, 115-100 on Saturday night.
Phil Jackson’s teams won 60 games in one season five times as head coach of the Bulls, including an NBA-record 72 in 1995-96.
When you add it all up, the Knicks played exactly one meaningful game this season: The first one.
The Knicks’ loss to the Bulls Saturday night was their 60th, a new record of futility.