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WSU athletics bring positive attention through the years

Roy Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Jan 6 2014 - 3:54pm

"Bragging rights" might be the term that best describes the way championships build civic pride. Few things unite a community the way a winning local team does.In the best of circumstances, college teams forge ties with their cities the way no other institutions can. In worst-case scenarios, a university athletics program can bring embarrassment...

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Lillard appreciates learning from Watson, other Jazzmen

Jim Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Dec 11 2013 - 1:50am

For some reason the moment seemed awkward. At least it did to me, and to Earl Watson, too, I noticed.But not to Damian Lillard, no way."I don't care," the former Weber State star said Monday night before his Portland Trail Blazers beat the Jazz 105-94 at EnergySolutions Arena.Lillard's matter-of-fact response was to an observation I'd just made....

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GALLERY: Utah Jazz vs. Portland Trail Blazers, Monday, Dec. 9, 2013

Portland Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard (0) drives around Utah Jazz's Trey Burke, right, in the second half during an NBA basketball game Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, in Salt Lake City.
(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Rick Bowmer, The Associated Press
Dec 10 2013 - 1:27am

The Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Utah Jazz 105-94 on Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, at EnergySolutions Arena.

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Stymied! Portland beats Utah for second time in four days

Jim Burton, The Associated Press
Dec 10 2013 - 1:13am

SALT LAKE CITY -- Nicholas Batum went deep, not in the baseball sense of the expression but from a basketball standpoint.And still the Portland guard hit a home run.As the Utah Jazz threatened late in Monday's game at EnergySolutions Arena, Batum made a deep 3-pointer - from 30 feet away if was an inch -- to help propel the Trail Blazers to a 105-...

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Jazz still smarting from loss to Kings; Blazers pay a visit Monday night

Jim Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Dec 9 2013 - 12:00am

SALT LAKE CITY -- Over the course of an 82-game season, some losses are throwaways, sacrifices to a long, cold six-month grind.Others feel like they'll never fade away.For the Utah Jazz, Saturday's 112-102 overtime loss to the Sacramento Kings was just such a heartbreaker."It hurts really bad," Jazz rookie Trey Burke said. "The beauty of this...

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Lillard making his name in NBA's global game

Roy Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Nov 28 2013 - 11:15pm

PORTLAND, Ore. -- The NBA has taken Damian Lillard around the world since the former Weber State standout became the league's fourth unanimous rookie of the year winner.

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WSU's Lillard embarks on a new journey

(ERIN HOOLEY/Standard-Examiner) Weber State basketball player Damian Lillard (right) and coach Randy Rahe talk to the media after Lillard announced his intention to enter the NBA Draft at the Dee Events Center in Ogden on Tuesday.

Roy Burton
Apr 3 2012 - 11:14pm

OGDEN -- As a kid, long before he was recruited to Weber State, before he really even knew where the school was or became a two-time Big Sky MVP there, Damian Lillard would choose the Wildcats as his team on a college basketball video game.Lillard's next real game will be in the NBA; team to be determined.The 6-foot-3 point guard from Oakland,...

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Lillard makes it official; Weber State star headed to NBA

Roy Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 3 2012 - 2:56pm

OGDEN - Damian Lillard's Weber State teammates lifted him up last year after he broke his foot and missed most of what was supposed to be his junior season.

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GALLERY: Utah Jazz vs. Portland Trail Blazers, Monday, Dec. 9, 2013

Portland Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard (0) drives around Utah Jazz's Trey Burke, right, in the second half during an NBA basketball game Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, in Salt Lake City.
(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Rick Bowmer, The Associated Press
Dec 10 2013 - 1:27am

The Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Utah Jazz 105-94 on Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, at EnergySolutions Arena.

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GALLERY: Utah Jazz vs. Portland Trail Blazers, Monday, Dec. 9, 2013

Portland Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard (0) drives around Utah Jazz's Trey Burke, right, in the second half during an NBA basketball game Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, in Salt Lake City.
(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Rick Bowmer, The Associated Press
Dec 10 2013 - 1:27am

The Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Utah Jazz 105-94 on Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, at EnergySolutions Arena.

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GALLERY: Utah Jazz beat the Portland Trailblazers, 97-91, in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012.

Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard (0) pokes the ball from Utah Jazz guard Jamaal Tinsley (6) at Energy Solutions Arena in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012. NICHOLAS DRANEY/Standard-Examiner

Nicholas Draney, Standard-Examiner staff
Oct 25 2012 - 10:24pm

Utah Jazz beat the Portland Trailblazers, 97-91, in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012.

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GALLERY: Damian Lillard attends the WSU scrimmage games Oct. 24, 2012

Damian Lillard attends the Weber State University basketball scrimmage games at the Dee Events Center in Ogden on Wednesday, October 24, 2012.  (KERA WILLIAMS/ Standard-Examiner)

Kera Williams
Oct 25 2012 - 2:05am

Damian Lillard attends the Weber State University basketball scrimmage games at the Dee Events Center in Ogden on Wednesday, October 24, 2012.

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GALLERY: Damian Lillard NBA draft watch party

Erin Hooley, Standard-Examiner staff
Jun 28 2012 - 7:15pm

"Damian Lillard day" at The Junction outdoor shopping area in Ogden Thursday, June 28, 2012. Weber State University's Lillard was the number six pick by the Portland Trail Blazers in the National Basketball Association draft. (Erin Hooley/Standard-Examiner)

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WSU's Lillard embarks on a new journey

(ERIN HOOLEY/Standard-Examiner) Weber State basketball player Damian Lillard (right) and coach Randy Rahe talk to the media after Lillard announced his intention to enter the NBA Draft at the Dee Events Center in Ogden on Tuesday.

Roy Burton
Apr 3 2012 - 11:14pm

OGDEN -- As a kid, long before he was recruited to Weber State, before he really even knew where the school was or became a two-time Big Sky MVP there, Damian Lillard would choose the Wildcats as his team on a college basketball video game.Lillard's next real game will be in the NBA; team to be determined.The 6-foot-3 point guard from Oakland,...

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Lillard makes it official; Weber State star headed to NBA

Roy Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 3 2012 - 2:56pm

OGDEN - Damian Lillard's Weber State teammates lifted him up last year after he broke his foot and missed most of what was supposed to be his junior season.

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