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Rudy Gobert honors Mark Eaton with jersey, Karl Malone wears Jordan Clarkson threads to Game 1

The Utah Jazz of the past and present were honored by each other prior to Game 1 of the team’s second-round playoff series against the LA Clippers on Tuesday night. Current Jazz All-Star center Rudy Gobert arrived at the game donning a white throwback jersey of Mark Eaton, who died unexpectedly at the age of 64 on May 28, while Jazz Hall of Famer Karl Malone showed up at the game wearing a navy blue Jordan Clarkson jersey.
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Rudy Gobert Rocks Mark Eaton Jersey Before Game 1 Of Jazz/Clippers Series

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Jazz center Rudy Gobert honored his late friend and mentor Mark Eaton by sporting the former Jazzman’s jersey prior to Utah’s first postseason game against the Los Angeles Clippers. Gobert and the Jazz hosted the Clippers for Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals on...
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Mark Eaton — Live Life to Its Fullest

An unexpected death has a way of shaking people and causing them to contemplate their own lives. When news started to leak out about the passing of former Utah Jazz legend Mark Eaton, the stories of his impact and how he lived his life with a purpose and drive poured in. A common theme emerged in these stories; Eaton had time for everybody and always offered a kind word, whether he knew you personally or if you just stopped and asked for a photo with the big man in the middle.
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Former Jazz Players, Opponents Reflect On Memories Of Mark Eaton

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Former Utah Jazz players and opponents joined Thurl Bailey on “Thurl Talk” to reflect on memories of the late Mark Eaton. According to police, Mark Eaton was found unconscious on Long Rife Road in Summit County after going on an evening bike ride. The former center was transported to the hospital where he later passed away on May 28.
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Mark Eaton and Rudy Gobert’s bond over basketball and biking

Mark Eaton did not connect with Rudy Gobert because they were both big men from a small-market franchise known for their immense shot-blocking presence. Not exclusively, anyway. Eaton and Gobert, paint protectors past and present for the Utah Jazz, bonded over a love of bike-riding, too. In August 2016 in...
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Utah Jazz Hold Moment Of Silence For Mark Eaton Before Game 5

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The Utah Jazz and their fans held a moment of silence to honor the life of Mark Eaton before Game 5 against the Memphis Grizzlies. Mark Eaton passed away Friday night at the age of 64. According to police, Eaton was found unconscious on Long Rife Road in Summit County after going on an evening bike ride. The former center was transported to the hospital where he later passed away.
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Remembering my minute with Mark Eaton

SALT LAKE CITY — On Friday, former Jazz center Mark Eaton was found unconscious on the side of a road near his home in Summit County after a bicycle accident. According to the team, the Summit County Sheriff’s Office said that Eaton was taken to a hospital, where he later died. There was no reason to believe a vehicle was involved in the accident, according to ESPN.
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Remembering Alumnus Mark Eaton

Mark Eaton’s path to a record-setting NBA career could have been a Hollywood script. But, dig deeper and it also accurately depicts the role of community colleges: an instructor sees possibility and sets a student on a path they never expected. Eaton — the college’s 2004 Alumnus of the Year, the Cypress College Foundation’s 2014 Americana Man of the Year, and a member of the Chargers Athletics Hall of Fame — died on Friday.
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Thurl Bailey remembers teammate Mark Eaton

SALT LAKE CITY — The legacy of Jazz star Mark Eaton will live on. Former NBA player Thurl Bailey will join Boyd Mathson live at 1:35 p.m. to share his memories of a fellow Utah Jazz teammate. Watch below.
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Mark Eaton, Utah Jazz All-Star, Dead at 64

Mark Eaton, the former NBA center who spent his entire career with the Utah Jazz, died on Saturday, the team announced. He was 64 years old. The Jazz revealed that Eaton was found was lying on the road Friday night after crashing his bike in Summit County, Utah. The Summit County Sheriff's Office said that Eaton was sent to the hospital, where he later died. Police don't believe a vehicle was involved in the crash.
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REPORT: Former Utah Jazz Center Mark Eaton Passes Away

The year 2021 continues where 2020 left off, with a plethora of tragic deaths. Today, the news of two-time Defensive Player of the Year award winner Mark Eaton passed away at 64. In his 11 NBA seasons, Eaton earned one All-Star nod and achieved the best defender of the league...
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Whicker: The tireless, triumphant story of Mark Eaton

Lana Turner’s moment happened because of the sweater she wore, at the counter at Schwab’s. Mark Eaton’s life changed at the tire lift at Mark C. Bloome Tires, down the street from Cypress College. What if Tom Lubin, Don Johnson’s assistant coach at Cypress, had gone to a different store?...