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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Gordon Hayward scored 13 points, Al Jefferson added 12 and the Utah Jazz easily overcame Kobe Bryant's 23-point third quarter for a 114-80 victory over the winless Los Angeles Lakers in a preseason game Tuesday night.
Bryant finished with 31 points, while Jodie Meeks added 12 points on four 3-pointers in the fourth quarter for the Lakers, who rested Pau Gasol and kept Dwight Howard out of their lineup again.
Steve Nash had two points and four turnovers while playing only 12 minutes for Los Angeles, which is proving coach Mike Brown wasn't exaggerating when he said he didn't care if his club went winless in the preseason.
Utah led by 20 points at halftime, by 35 in the third quarter and by 41 in the fourth, easily slicing through the Lakers' makeshift lineups.
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I've seen some pretty interesting postgame interviews over the years but this one from Los Angeles Lakers star Pau Gasol might be all-timer.Gasol was being asked a question about Lakers rookie center Robert Sacre and he answered it.The most interesting part however was that Gasol didn't realize that Sacre was sitting right next to him:
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Jason WhitneyKobe Bryant will never be known for his shot blocking, or LeBron-like blocks from behind in transition. However, Bryant showed he still has some spring left in those old legs of his as he swatted Gordon Hayward off the backboard. Hayward looked a bit shocked as Kobe went up and blocked his lay-up attempt. To make matter worse for Gordon, the ball hit him in the shoulder...
The Lakers currently have four point guards on their depth chart, with Steve Blake, Chris Duhon and Darius Morris backing up Steve Nash.
Utah Jazz forward Jeremy Evans blocks Ronny Turiaf on one end of the court then dunks on him at the other. Evans is the current NBA Dunk Contest winner.
During Wednesday night's Jazz-Clippers preseason game at Staples Center, Jazz forward Jeremy Evans made a spectacular block, and immediately dribbled down to the other end of the floor to throw down an awesome posterizing dunk (no surprise since Evans won the Slam Dunk Contest last season). And each the block and dunk came on the Clippers' Ronny Turiaf, so... quite an embarrassing...
Steve Nash was offered a three-year, $36 million contract from the Raptors, which was considerably more money than what he eventually received from the Lakers.
Enes Canter of the Utah Jazz shed 51 pounds this off-season and now is a ladies man. When he is not doing the worm, dropping the mic following speeches, or trolling Twitter for women you can find him doing photo-shoots with Jazz cheerleaders. Do you, Enes.
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