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Chat Wrap: Free Agency, Cap & Trade

Chat Wrap: Free Agency, Cap & Trade

saltcityhoops.com Updated 18 hours ago
Whether Utah can pursue free agents like Danny Green depends on what they do with Trevor Booker and their own roster. (ESPN/Getty Images) Let the craziness begin. There are just hours to go before NBA free agency, and you probably have questions. Whethe…
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  • Utah Jazz in touch with familiar names as free agency opens

    Utah Jazz in touch with familiar names as free agency opens

    sltrib.com 5 hours ago
    Utah Jazz in touch with familiar names as free agency opens
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  • How Trey Lyles Fits in Utah

    How Trey Lyles Fits in Utah

    saltcityhoops.com 20 hours ago
    Photo: Associated Press Let’s get this out of the way from the jump: Trey Lyles wasn’t anywhere near the top of my Jazz draft board. If I were Dennis Lindsey, he wouldn’t be in a Jazz uniform. Luckily for everyone involved, I’m not Dennis Lindsey. DL an…
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  • Jazz GM: 'Our best free agent ... is Alec Burks'

    Jazz GM: 'Our best free agent ... is Alec Burks'

    sltrib.com Jun 30 (yesterday)
    <freeform> The Utah Jazz could clear more than $16 million in cap space this summer, but that’s certainly no guarantee that they’ll make a major splash when the free agent market opens up tonight at 10. General manager Dennis Lindsey and com…
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  • Jazz to talk to Neto, see if there's NBA interest

    Jazz to talk to Neto, see if there's NBA interest

    sltrib.com Jun 28 (2 days ago)
    A few days before free agency, the Utah Jazz continue to look for ways to improve their team. Raul Neto could factor into this. The Jazz will have a conversation with Neto, the Brazilian point guard they drafted two years, to gauge his interest in playi…
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  • Well, the Jazz Drafted

    Well, the Jazz Drafted

    saltcityhoops.com sltrib.com Jun 26 (5 days ago)
    Photo: USATSI You know that friend who hypes up a burger from a joint that you’ve never been to? After weeks and weeks of buildup, you accompany him to the restaurant only to find the “epic burgers” are just ho hum. They’re not bad, you would probably o…
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  • Jazz: Why the Jazz picked Lyles over Booker

    Jazz: Why the Jazz picked Lyles over Booker

    sltrib.com Jun 26 (5 days ago)
    Some loved it when the Utah Jazz picked Trey Lyles with the No. 12 pick in Thursday’s NBA Draft. Some didn’t love it so much. Indeed, fan reaction - if twitter is to be believed - was very much mixed on Lyles, the power forward from Kentucky, whom t…
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  • The Salt City Hoops Draft Day Live Blog!

    The Salt City Hoops Draft Day Live Blog!

    saltcityhoops.com Jun 25 (6 days ago)
    The Salt City Hoops Live Blog is only an hour away! Come back at 4:30 MT to read the Salt City Hoops team of writers talk about the NBA draft. Author informationAndy LarsenAndy Larsen is the Managing Editor of Salt City Hoops, the ESPN TrueHoop affiliat…
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  • Utah Jazz not shopping Derrick Favors as Paul Millsap's free ag…

    Utah Jazz not shopping Derrick Favors as Paul Millsap's free agency looms

    sltrib.com Jun 25 (6 days ago)
    Utah Jazz not shopping Derrick Favors as Paul Millsap's free agency looms
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  • Jazz’s Spending Ability Depends on Decisions

    Jazz’s Spending Ability Depends on Decisions

    saltcityhoops.com Jun 25 (6 days ago)
    What the Jazz do with Booker & others affects their cap space. (ESPN/Getty Images) Exactly how much cap room do the Jazz have for a draft-day splash or a July pitch to some free agent stud? Well, it depends. The answer is actually pretty conditional…
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  • How did Karl Malone fall to the Jazz in the 1985 draft?

    How did Karl Malone fall to the Jazz in the 1985 draft?

    sltrib.com Jun 25 (6 days ago)
    How did Karl Malone fall to the Jazz in the 1985 draft?
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  • Jazz promote Brian Zettler to head athletic trainer

    Jazz promote Brian Zettler to head athletic trainer

    sltrib.com Jun 24 (7 days ago)
    Jazz promote Brian Zettler to head athletic trainer
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  • NBA Draft media day: Q&A with most projected lottery picks

    NBA Draft media day: Q&A with most projected lottery picks

    sltrib.com Jun 24 (7 days ago)
    Karl-Anthony Towns, Kentucky   Q: How important is it to you to be the first guy drafted? Towns: For me it’s not that important. I just want to go and make my mark on any organization that I’m picked to and fortunate enough to play for. The bigge…
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  • Ben Dowsett’s Jazz Big Board: Part II

    Ben Dowsett’s Jazz Big Board: Part II

    saltcityhoops.com Jun 24 (7 days ago)
    Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images Welcome to Part II of my Jazz Big Board! If you missed Part I yesterday, be sure to give it a read. Without further ado, here are picks 7-12 on my own personalized Jazz board: 7. Stanley Johnson My general thoughts …
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  • As Andrei Kirilenko announces his retirement, a look back

    As Andrei Kirilenko announces his retirement, a look back

    sltrib.com Jun 23
    <freeform> Andrei Kirilenko, the man who brought Hooter’s to Russia, a huge World of Warcraft tattoo to the NBA, and countless memories to Utah Jazz fans, is hanging up his sneakers. “I am finishing up my career on court,” Kirilenko, 34, r…
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  • Boston Globe mock draft: Jazz nab Texas' Myles Turner

    Boston Globe mock draft: Jazz nab Texas' Myles Turner

    sltrib.com Jun 23
    Boston Globe mock draft: Jazz nab Texas' Myles Turner
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  • Ben Dowsett’s Jazz Big Board: Part I

    Ben Dowsett’s Jazz Big Board: Part I

    Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images The time is nearly upon us. In just over two days, one of the more intriguing and fluid draft classes in recent years will finally be determined on a stage in New York City. We’ve had months of opining, hypothesizing, an…
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  • Every team (Insider)

    Every team (Insider)

    ESPN.com Jun 23
    The Memphis Grizzlies need shooting. Virginia's Justin Anderson can shoot and also defend. "Anderson is big, athletic, can play defense and can shoot....
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  • Mock draft roundup: Who will the Jazz pick at No. 12?

    Mock draft roundup: Who will the Jazz pick at No. 12?

    sltrib.com Jun 23
    Mock draft roundup: Who will the Jazz pick at No. 12?
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  • Utah Jazz Draft Prospects: Justin Anderson

    Utah Jazz Draft Prospects: Justin Anderson

    (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images) I’ve always fallen for an athletic, defensive-minded wing that’s projected to go late in the first round. While prospects like Jamaal Franklin (2013) and KJ McDaniels (2014) have had mixed success on the NBA level…
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  • Former Jazzmen Who Became NBA Champions

    Former Jazzmen Who Became NBA Champions

    Former Jazz guard Brandon Rush is now officially an NBA champion. (Kelley L Cox-U)SA TODAY Sports One of the best teams in NBA history, the Golden State Warriors are the new world champions — very well-deserved. After winning 67 games and displaying som…
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  • Rudy Gobert’s Offensive Repercussions

    Rudy Gobert’s Offensive Repercussions

    With Enes Kanter’s departure and Rudy Gobert’s rise toward stardom, the Jazz improved significantly – but not in all ways. [Scott G. Winterton/Deseret News]Rudy Gobert makes the Utah Jazz a defensive powerhouse. After Gobert’s insertion into the startin…
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  • Drisdom shows skillset in Jazz workout

    Drisdom shows skillset in Jazz workout

    sltrib.com Jun 19
    In the NBA pre-draft process, small school guys are often an overlooked breed. If you didn’t play at a major Division I school, the odds are stacked against you, if you hope to make your way onto various draft boards. Terrence Drisdom knows this well.…
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  • Pickonomics: The Market Value of Draft Ranges

    Pickonomics: The Market Value of Draft Ranges

    The Jazz got Rudy in a draft-night trade. What would it take to repeat the feat? (ESPN/Getty Images) The NBA is a strange little marketplace, especially in June. There are a finite number of actors — 30 — and it’s never entirely clear who’s buying versu…
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  • Pondering Small Ball for the Jazz

    Pondering Small Ball for the Jazz

    Photo by Melissa Majchrzak/NBAE via Getty Images In a 2015 Finals series that was exhilarating for so many reasons, perhaps most intriguing for the nerds among us was the back-and-forth chess match between coaches. Steve Kerr and David Blatt traded haym…
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  • Utah Jazz Draft Prospects 2015: Trey Lyles

    Utah Jazz Draft Prospects 2015: Trey Lyles

    Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images Throughout this prospect profile series, I’ve maintained a high level of optimism while discussing these players. Every prospect that I’ve profiled has a few flaws to their game, but their strengths have been consist…
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  • Philippines guard Bobby Parks put family before basketball drea…

    Philippines guard Bobby Parks put family before basketball dream

    sltrib.com Jun 15
    Philippines guard Bobby Parks put family before basketball dream
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  • Utah Jazz blog: Top European NBA draft prospect Porzingis works…

    Utah Jazz blog: Top European NBA draft prospect Porzingis works out in Las Vegas

    sltrib.com Jun 12
    Kristaps Porzingis will likely be out of the Jazz’s range on draft night, but he sure is fun to watch. The 7-foot, 19-year-old forward from Latvia plays currently for Baloncesto Sevilla, but is pegged as a top prospect in the upcoming NBA draft. His s…
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  • Video - Hayward Leads Jazz Past Lakers 01:15

    Hayward Leads Jazz Past Lakers

    Mar 19
    Gordon Hayward scored a game-high 22 points in the Jazz's 80-73 win over the Lakers.
  • Video - Jazz Rout Hornets 00:43

    Jazz Rout Hornets

    Mar 16
    The Jazz scored 61 points in the first half and went on to beat the Hornets 94-66.
  • Video - NBA Top 3 Plays Of The Night 00:56

    NBA Top 3 Plays Of The Night

    Mar 12
    Check out the top three plays from the night in the NBA, including Kyrie Irving's big shot to send the game to overtime.
  • Video - Gobert's Monster Game Carries Jazz 00:54

    Gobert's Monster Game Carries Jazz

    Mar 12
    Rudy Gobert had 19 points and 22 rebounds in Utah's 109-91 win over Houston.

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