Jazz forward Royce O’Neale receives validation during playoff run

While the playoff run was short-lived for the Utah Jazz, Royce O’Neale‘s performance in the team’s five-game series against Houston was encouraging. A role player who averaged 20.4 minutes per game during the regular season, O’Neale increased his averages across the board against the Rockets, averaging 10.6 points and 4.6 rebounds in 27.4 minutes. The 25-year-old forward was also frequently tasked with guarding James Harden, and said the MVP candidate gave him words of “encouragement and motivation”...

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3 months ago, Yardbarker, Utah Jazz

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