JazzRank #10: Steve Novak
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Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE/Getty Images After having an insider perspective of the San Antonio Spurs’ brand of basketball, it is not surprising to see new head coach Quin Snyder implementing some aspects into the Utah Jazz schemes. Likewise, it is not sho…Upvote Share Tweet
sltrib.com 21 hours agoAs he walked from the court and into a tunnel at EnergySolutions Arena last week, Mehmet Okur heard it, something familiar but something he doesn’t hear much these days. In the stands, a small group of fans chanted his name. “It was just something all p…Upvote Share Tweet
BDL's 2014-15 NBA Season Previews: Utah Jazzyahoo.com Oct 20 (yesterday)Never quite reaching the NBA mountaintop, the Utah Jazz last season completed their long descent back down the Wasatch Range to the Salt Lake Valley, submitting their worst record since the franchise’s infancy. The Stockton, Malone and Sloan salad days …Upvote Share TweetPhoto by Andrew D. Bernstein – NBAE via Getty Images I don’t think any Jazz fan likes seeing a loss to the Lakers, but there were some very encouraging moments from last night’s game. 1. The asterisk. Though technically a loss, I think this game has an …Upvote Share Tweet
Kobe On Julius Randle Having Him As A Mentor: “It Means He Can’t F**k It Up”dimemag.com Oct 20 (yesterday)The Lakers stormed back from a 16-point halftime deficit to beat the Utah Jazz at home last night, 98-91. Kobe Bryant‘s 26 points and Ronnie Price‘s defense were the biggest reasons why. Rookie Julius Randle had a decent game, too, with eight points, fi…Upvote Share Tweet
Alec Burks crosses up Kobe Bryant somethin' fierce during Jazz preseason loss to Lakers (Video)yahoo.com Oct 20 (yesterday)He's not exactly a household name, but Utah Jazz guard Alec Burks established himself last season as one of the league's most potent reserve scorers, a 6-foot-6 wing with a knack for getting to the rim. During Sunday's preseason matchup with the Los Ang…Upvote Share Tweet
Utah Jazz: Lakers beat Jazz as fringe players fight for roster spotssltrib.com Oct 20 (yesterday)Los Angeles • When the Utah Jazz squandered their 22-point first-half lead Sunday night, it likely cost Jack Cooley a coveted chance to get into the game. The Jazz’s 98-91 preseason loss to the Los Angeles Lakers hardly matters to most. But for Cooley a…Upvote Share Tweet
JazzRank #11: Jeremy Evanssaltcityhoops.com Oct 19 (yesterday)(Photo by Melissa Majchrzak/NBAE via Getty Images) It’s hard to find more likable guys in the NBA than Jeremy Evans. The 5th-year Utah Jazz forward has always been extremely popular among fans. The combination of his personality, his art, his dunks and …Upvote Share Tweetsltrib.com Oct 19 (3 days ago)No excuses. If there’s a theme for Jazz forward Enes Kanter heading into the regular season, that’s it. This is shaping up as Kanter’s make-or-break year in Utah, and he knows it. It’s his chance to prove to coach Quin Snyder, general manager Dennis Lin…Upvote Share TweetLos Angeles • Trevor Booker was surprised by the referee’s decision. In the third quarter of Saturday night’s preseason loss to the Clippers, the Jazz forward fouled Blake Griffin hard to stop a fast-break dunk, and the act was deemed to be flagrant. Bu…Upvote Share Tweetdimemag.com Oct 18 (3 days ago)Blake Griffin might have finally reached his breaking point. After taking a hard foul from the Utah Jazz’s Trevor Booker and instigating a minor scuffle last night, the Los Angeles Clippers superstar says he might retaliate against similar plays in the …Upvote Share Tweetsltrib.com Oct 18 (3 days ago)None of this preseason stuff counts. That does not mean it doesn’t matter. The Jazz, to varying levels of success, are attempting to build their new model here, their new way of playing, their new way of thinking. And they’re doing it completely unencum…Upvote Share TweetLos Angeles • Before tipoff Friday night, Clippers coach Doc Rivers was asked for his opinion of Jazz rookie Dante Exum. The point guard had struggled in the teams’ meeting earlier in the week. His inexperience showed when he was tricked into committing…Upvote Share Tweet
Utah Jazz: Hood relishes chance to face off with Kobesltrib.com Oct 18 (4 days ago)Los Angeles • Late in Thursday night’s preseason game against the Lakers, Jazz coach Quin Snyder tried to get one of his old players to take on one of his new ones. “Coach Snyder was messing with him, trying to get him to go at me,” rookie Rodney Hood s…Upvote Share Tweet
JazzRank #12: Ian Clark, Yet To Blossomsaltcityhoops.com Oct 17 (4 days ago)The Jazz had to partially guarantee Ian Clark’s deal to get him away from other suitors. That means there are other teams interested in the Summer League MVP. (Photo by Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images) Editor’s note: This is the third in the annual …Upvote Share Tweet
The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs Lakers 10/16/2014saltcityhoops.com Oct 17 (5 days ago)Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images 1. Preseason or no, Trevor Booker looks ready to prove himself. Quickly endearing himself to a Jazz fan base that will just love his hustle and workmanlike approach, the former Washington Wizard is snea…Upvote Share Tweet
Jazz notes: Ronnie Price trying to stick in L.A.sltrib.com Oct 17 (5 days ago)Anaheim, Calif. • The Lakers backcourt has been plagued by injuries this preseason. Rookie point guard Jordan Clarkson sat out Thursday night’s game against the Jazz with a calf strain. Jeremy Lin was dealing with a sprained left ankle. And the 40-year-…Upvote Share Tweetsltrib.com Oct 17 (5 days ago)Anaheim, Calif. • As he prepared to a do two-minute spot on the Ellen DeGeneres Show this week in Southern California, Derrick Favors said he felt more nervous than he would before a game. “I didn’t want to go out there and mess up, or trip over somethi…Upvote Share Tweet
To Board Or Not To BoardShould Utah’s bigs battle for boards or bolt back? (Photo by Sam Forencich/NBAE via Getty Images) Like giddy teenagers on a fourth date, we’re still just getting to know the 2014-15 version of the Utah Jazz. With a new coach in the mix, you can’t take a…Upvote Share Tweet
JazzRank #13: Carrick FelixCarrick Felix on Jazz Media Day. Editor’s note: This is the first in the annual series from Salt City Hoops ranking the current players on the Utah Jazz roster. Throughout the preseason, we’ll count up through the current Jazz roster, from worst to firs…Upvote Share Tweet
JazzRank #14: Toure’ MurryNew Jazz PG Toure’ Murry shoots over old Jazz SG Brandon Rush. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images) Editor’s note: This is the first in the annual series from Salt City Hoops ranking the current players on the Utah Jazz roster. Throughou…Upvote Share Tweet
Jazz Rout LakersOct 17Kobe Bryant had 27 points and five rebounds, but it wasn't enough as the Jazz beat the Lakers 119-86 in preseason action.
Griffin, Booker ScuffleOct 17Blake Griffin and Trevor Booker had to be separated after Booker committed a hard foul on Griffin in the Clippers' 101-97 win over the Jazz.
Kobe Bryant ItemizedOct 16Kobe Bryant is in the twilight of his career. Can he reach the milestones ahead?
Steve Nash Injured AgainOct 15ESPN Insider Kevin Pelton discusses Steve Nash's latest setback.
Washington Wizards to add veteran guard John Lucas IIIOct 21The Washington Wizards, looking for a trusted veteran to add to their guard depth, are on the verge of signing John Lucas III, NBA front-office sources told ESPN.com on Tuesday.
Windhorst: Cavs, Bulls look like East rivalsOct 20In a preseason clash of the Cavaliers and the Bulls, two things became clear: The Cavs are primed to be a fearsome offensive juggernaut, and Derrick Rose really and finally looks like he's back, writes Brian Windhorst.
LeBron James of Cleveland Cavaliers says Chicago Bulls are betterOct 20Less than two weeks before their first regular-season meeting, LeBron James believes the Chicago Bulls are better than his Cleveland Cavaliers.
NBA: LeBron's building goals for trip to RioOct 11LeBron James' main goal for the Cavs' trip to Rio was to help his team get in the groove, Brian Windhorst writes.