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2010-03-24 11:00:00

WASHINGTON, March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- They may represent completely different sports, but when it comes to the health and fitness of America's youth, these athletes play on the same team. Today, MVP baseball slugger Albert Pujols joins fellow Milk Mustache athletes, NBA All-Star and Utah Jazz point guard Deron Williams and gold medal gymnast Shawn Johnson, as part of the Milk Mustache "Dream Team" to inspire teens to "Drink Milk for a Change." They know that drinking milk can help make a...

2009-05-07 07:30:00

SALT LAKE CITY, May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- SilverLeaf Companies is proud to announce that it will be the presenting sponsor for the Third Annual Deron Williams Celebrity Golf & Gala Weekend. This event will benefit the Deron Williams Point of Hope Foundation and several other Salt Lake City charitable organizations. The Third Annual Deron Williams Celebrity Golf & Gala Weekend will benefit Juvenile Diabetes in honor of the memory of Utah Jazz owner Larry Miller as well as other...

2009-04-25 23:43:15

Kobe Bryant had 38 points Saturday to lead the Los Angeles Lakers to a 108-94 win over Utah and a 3-1 lead in their Western Conference quarterfinal series. Bryant atoned for his 5-of-24 shooting performance in Thursday's 88-86 Game 3 setback, by sinking 16-of-24 shots in Saturday's contest. The Lakers bounced back from a 25-20 first period deficit to lead 60-53 at the half and a 12-2 run pushed their lead to 88-69 heading to the final 12 minutes. Pau Gasol scored 13 with 10 rebounds. Lamar...

2009-04-24 00:50:03

Deron Williams hit a short jumper with 2.2 seconds remaining Thursday, giving Utah an 88-86 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers. After falling behind by as many as 13 points in the third period, Utah rallied to cut its deficit in the opening-round playing series to 2-1. The Jazz will try to even the series when they host the fourth game Saturday. Utah had a four-point advantage at halftime, but the Lakers opened the third period with a 25-8 run and seemed on their way to an easy triumph. With...

2009-04-22 01:19:29

The Los Angeles Lakers scored 41 points in the first quarter Tuesday and went on to down the Utah Jazz 119-109 in the Western Conference quarterfinals. Kobe Bryant picked up the burden in the second half by scoring 18 of his 26 points in the final two quarters as the Lakers, who lead the series 2-0, out-shot Portland 60 percent to 49.4 percent for the entire game. Pau Gasol scored 22 points for the Lakers and Lamar Odom added 19 off the bench. Utah had 35 points and nine assists from Deron...

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2009-04-19 17:35:00

Kobe Bryant's 24 points and eight assists Sunday paced the Los Angeles Lakers to a 113-100 win over Utah in Game 1 of the Western Conference quarterfinals. Bryant moved into third place on the Lakers' all-time post-season scoring list ahead of Magic Johnson -- and into ninth place overall -- with 3,710 points. LA led 62-40 at halftime and quelled several Utah comeback efforts in the second half. Trevor Ariza scored 21 with four rebounds. Pau Gasol scored 20 with nine rebounds and Lamar Odom...

2009-04-14 00:32:01

Carlos Boozer had 20 points and 13 rebounds Monday in the Utah Jazz's 106-85 rout of the Los Angeles Clippers. Paul Millsap had 19 and 11 rebounds, Deron Williams finished with 17 points and nine assists, and Andre Kirilenko scored 17 for the Jazz, who had carried a three-game losing streak into the game. Utah finished the day in seventh place in the West, one game behind New Orleans and Dallas. The Jazz meet the Lakers in Los Angeles Tuesday in the regular-season finale for both teams....


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