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What Jazz Story Intrigues You This Year? 2014 Edition

What Jazz Story Intrigues You This Year? 2014 Edition

saltcityhoops.com Updated Jul 23 (yesterday)
AP Photo-Rick Bowmer A year ago, I posited a couple of potential storylines from the season that were very intriguing for me: The (hopeful) redemption of Marvin Williams and the (hopeful) emergence of Ian Clark. It’s a good thing I’m not a psychic by tr…
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  • Cavs Trade Carrick Felix, Paving Way For Love Deal

    Cavs Trade Carrick Felix, Paving Way For Love Deal

    Last night, Cleveland traded Carrick Felix, a 2015 second-round pick and cash considerations to the Utah Jazz in exchange for John Lucas III, Malcolm Thomas and Erik Murphy. The actual players changing teams in the deal aren’t that significant, it’s the…
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  • Utah Jazz: Trevor Booker brings toughness

    Utah Jazz: Trevor Booker brings toughness

    sltrib.com nba.com Jul 22 (2 days ago)
    Trevor Booker wants people to know that he’s a nice guy. Off the court, that is. “On the court, I’m focused. I’m going to do whatever I can to win. If that means knocking you out of the air, I’m going to do it,” he said Tuesday, as the newest member of …
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  • Monson: Jazz are yearning to play a beautiful game

    Monson: Jazz are yearning to play a beautiful game

    sltrib.com Jul 22 (2 days ago)
    The beautiful game. That’s the Jazz’s thing now. That’s what they want to play. That’s the kind of basketball they’re trying to adopt and embrace, even if their early version of it is ugly enough to scare the snout off a pig. And, at times, when the reg…
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  • Salt City Stigma: An NBA Veteran Tells All

    Salt City Stigma: An NBA Veteran Tells All

    saltcityhoops.com Jul 22 (2 days ago)
    Who wouldn’t want to live here? (Photo from saltlakecityutah.org) If you’re following NBA free agency, you’ve no doubt heard mention of the difficulty the Utah Jazz have in attracting top free agents. It’s sort of a built-in part of the discussion, ment…
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  • Utah Jazz guard Trey Burke invited to USA Select squad

    Utah Jazz guard Trey Burke invited to USA Select squad

    sltrib.com Jul 22 (2 days ago)
    Gordon Hayward will have some company in Las Vegas later this month, as USA basketball prepares for the upcoming World Cup. The Salt Lake Tribune has confirmed that Jazz point guard Trey Burke has been invited to participate in the camp as part of the U…
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  • Kragthorpe: Jazz’s long climb will be fun to watch

    Kragthorpe: Jazz’s long climb will be fun to watch

    sltrib.com Jul 21 (3 days ago)
    Now that the Jazz have hired a coach, drafted two rookies, acquired two veterans and competed in a summer league, we all have a better gauge of what distance remains in the team’s journey toward NBA respectability. The Jazz have exactly 753 miles to go,…
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  • Utah Jazz: Lindsey sees progress all-around after summer league

    Utah Jazz: Lindsey sees progress all-around after summer league

    sltrib.com Jul 20 (4 days ago)
    Las Vegas • You could detect the hint of a smile on the face of Dennis Lindsey. No, Utah’s general manager wasn’t grinning profusely. But you could tell he was pleased by the Jazz summer league edition and some of the results this week. Utah went 3-2 in…
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  • Utah Jazz: Ian Clark looks to show he belongs

    Utah Jazz: Ian Clark looks to show he belongs

    sltrib.com Jul 19 (5 days ago)
    Las Vegas • Ian Clark never ran the point guard spot in high school. He played the position a bit during his senior year at Belmont, but nobody was comparing him to Chris Paul. His one year with the Utah Jazz was defined as a shooting guard. But if he’s…
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  • Utah Jazz: Team caps summer league with 75-73 win over Blazers

    Utah Jazz: Team caps summer league with 75-73 win over Blazers

    sltrib.com Jul 19 (6 days ago)
    Las Vegas • The 75-73 win over the Portland Trail Blazers on Friday night was good for the Utah Jazz. Finishing the Las Vegas Summer League with a 3-2 record was even better. But this week was about development for the rookies and the young veterans. An…
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  • Scouting Report: Rodney Hood

    Scouting Report: Rodney Hood

    saltcityhoops.com Jul 18 (6 days ago)
    Photo by Melissa Majchrzak/NBAE via Getty Images With a number of large developments surrounding the team over the summer thus far, there’s been a palpable sense of excitement among Jazz fans and media alike. A young, energetic coach has been hired in Q…
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  • Utah Jazz aim to be faster, more efficient on offense

    Utah Jazz aim to be faster, more efficient on offense

    sltrib.com Jul 18 (6 days ago)
    Las Vegas • It was simply beautiful basketball. Jazz point guard Trey Burke raced into the front court on Monday against the Milwaukee Bucks. Seeing a closed lane, he slid off a pick from Rudy Gobert and swung the ball to Dante Exum. The rookie immediat…
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  • Kragthorpe: Boozer adds twist to Jazz-Lakers rivalry

    Kragthorpe: Boozer adds twist to Jazz-Lakers rivalry

    sltrib.com Jul 18 (6 days ago)
    The Jazz’s rivalry with the Los Angeles Lakers already was intriguing enough, even before Carlos Boozer joined the Lakers. Now, we’ll have the dynamic of all those Lakers fans who infiltrate EnergySolutions Arena cheering for Boozer while Jazz fans boo …
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  • Utah Jazz: Team falls short against the Spurs in summer league

    Utah Jazz: Team falls short against the Spurs in summer league

    sltrib.com Jul 18 (7 days ago)
    Las Vegas • The San Antonio Spurs of the regular season are so consistent. They grind you down, they keep coming at you, and before you know it, you’re 10 points behind and on your way to a loss. On Thursday afternoon, that description applied to the Sp…
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  • Dante Exum: Quote Machine

    Dante Exum: Quote Machine

    (Getty Images) Dante Exum the Prospect was tantalizing and mysterious. Dante Exum the Jazz Draftee was exciting. Dante Exum the NBA Player has shown nice flashes. But Dante Exum the Quote Machine is just sublime. It seems that for about a month now, any…
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  • Video - Jazz Roll Nuggets 00:38

    Jazz Roll Nuggets

    Jul 15
    Big first half led the Jazz past the Nuggets 87-69 in summer league action.
  • Video - Future of Jazz Sounds Good 08:50

    Future of Jazz Sounds Good

    Jul 14
    Utah Jazz rookies Dante Exum and Rodney Hood dish on their new roles, throwing out first pitches, frying catfish and what's weird about America.
  • Video - Hayward, Hornets Agree 00:42

    Hayward, Hornets Agree

    Jul 9
    Chris Broussard discusses the news that the Charlotte Hornets and restricted free agent Gordon Hayward have agreed to a four-year, $63 million offer sheet.
  • Video - Jazz Gamble On Hayward Could Be Costly 03:22

    Jazz Gamble On Hayward Could Be Costly

    Jul 9
    Brian Windhorst discusses the impact of Jazz restricted free agent Gordon Hayward agreeing to an offer sheet with the Hornets.

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    Jul 24
    Veteran point guard Jameer Nelson signed with the Dallas Mavericks, the team announced Thursday.
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    Jul 24
    Washington Wizards guard John Wall has accepted USA Basketball's invitation to attend its training camp next week in Las Vegas, according to sources close to the situation.
  • Cleveland Cavaliers sign Andrew Wiggins to rookie contract

    Jul 24
    The Cleveland Cavaliers officially signed No. 1 overall pick Andrew Wiggins to a contract on Thursday, meaning he cannot be traded until at least Aug. 23.
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    Jul 23
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