At least for one game, the Utah Jazz are going to have to make due without Rudy Gobert. The Jazz center will miss Tuesday’s Game 2 against the Los Angeles Clippers with a hyperextended knee, The Salt Lake Tribune has learned. Gobert was originally hurt 11 seconds into Saturday’s Game 1, when he knocked knees with Clippers forward Luc Mbah A Moute while setting a screen, causing the hyperextension.
December 14, 2017 | 10:01 pm EST Update
Porzingis suffered the injury early in the third quarter. It appeared to be a non-contact injury. He asked out of the game immediately after the suffering the injury, which occurred while defending Brooklyn’s Rondae Hollis Jefferson. The severity of the ailment is unclear, as is Porzingis’ status for New York’s game against Carmelo Anthony and the Oklahoma City Thunder on Saturday.
Connor Letourneau: Steve Kerr on Klay Thompson: “Klay has never changed with anything that’s ever happened in the three and a half years that I’ve known him. No matter what happens, whether it’s in his life or in basketball, in the world, nothing changes with Klay. He’s amazing.”
LeBron James walked into The Q wearing a pretty flashy pair of his signature shoes that went well with his all-black outfit before the Cavaliers-Lakers game on Thursday night. These LeBron 15s have shiny gold lettering and detail along with roses and the words “Long Live the King.”