Utah Jazz

The Hornets dropped their third game in a row on Monday night in Utah, falling 112-102 despite battling all the way back into the game, even taking the lead at one point after being down as many as 21 points in the first quarter. Those first quarter struggles have become a major issue for the team during this road trip, as the team has trailed by at least 17 or more points at some part of the first quarter this week and have been outscored 113-55 overall in the quarter in those three affairs.

Eaton died following a bicycle accident near his home on Saturday. The Jazz organization released a statement saying, "We're profoundly saddened at the unexpected passing of Mark Eaton, who was an enduring figure in our franchise history and had a significant impact in the community after his basketball career."

"I've seen Shaq do it in Sacramento. I've seen Grant Hill do it in Atlanta. I've seen Jordan do it in Charlotte. If this partnership is going to be anything like my relationship is with Ryan, there are going to be a lot of things that I'll want to be involved in."

Mitchell and his family gifted the Greenwich Country Day School with a $12 million endowment. He and his loved ones have deep ties to the Connecticut-based school as Mitchell and his sister Jordan are both graduates and his mother served as a teacher there for 12 years. The donation will go towards the creation of […]