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Depleted Jazz Fight Hard But Fall To Warriors; 106-99

Depleted Jazz Fight Hard But Fall To Warriors; 106-99

saltcityhoops.com Updated 21 hours ago
Melissa Majchrzak NBAE/GettyImages Prior to the game Jazz fans learned that not only would they be without Derrick Favors, Alec Burks, and George Hill, but they would also be missing Rodney Hood and Gordon Hayward. That meant the Jazz were going into ba…
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  • Salt City Seven: Taking Care of Business, Injuries (Still), Trè…

    Salt City Seven: Taking Care of Business, Injuries (Still), Très Rudy

    saltcityhoops.com Dec 8 (yesterday)
    Melissa Majchrzak via utahjazz.com It was a 3-1 week for the Jazz, now winners of seven of their last eight. Let’s dive right into seven stories, trends and tidbits in our weekly summary of all things Jazz. There are a lot of reasons to think that the J…
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  • Jazz shootaround: Gordon Hayward won't play tonight vs. Golden …

    Jazz shootaround: Gordon Hayward won't play tonight vs. Golden State

    sltrib.com Dec 8 (yesterday)
    Gordon Hayward, the Jazz’s leading scorer, will not play against Golden State on Thursday night at Vivint Smart Home Arena after re-aggravating a finger injury, the team has announced. With Hayward sidelined, the Jazz will be without five of its top p…
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  • Jazz notes: Hood, Hill, Favors, Burks out for Thursday against …

    Jazz notes: Hood, Hill, Favors, Burks out for Thursday against Golden State

    sltrib.com Dec 7 (yesterday)
    One team is statistically the most injured group in the NBA. And true to form, the Utah Jazz will play on Thursday night without Rodney Hood, George Hill, Derrick Favors and Alec Burks. The other team will be playing on the tail end of a back-to-back. A…
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  • An Expert’s Perspective on the Jazz: An Interview with Chad For…

    An Expert’s Perspective on the Jazz: An Interview with Chad Ford

    saltcityhoops.com Dec 7 (2 days ago)
    Chad Ford was kind enough to visit with me about the Utah Jazz in his office at BYU-Hawaii. (photo: David J. Smith) NBA fans all know Chad Ford, the long-time ESPN writer who is an NBA Draft guru. Few do it better than Ford, whose analysis has been a co…
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  • Utah Jazz Out Last Phoenix Suns; 112-105

    Utah Jazz Out Last Phoenix Suns; 112-105

    saltcityhoops.com Dec 7 (3 days ago)
    Melissa Majchrzak NBAE Tuesday night the Earl Watson-led Phoenix Suns were in Salt Lake City to complete the back end of a back-to-back for the Utah Jazz. While the Jazz were able to pull out a 112-105 win, it was not as comfy as the Jazz would have hop…
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  • Jazz-Lakers Recap: When the Great Becomes Routine

    Jazz-Lakers Recap: When the Great Becomes Routine

    saltcityhoops.com Dec 6 (3 days ago)
    Harry How – Getty Images Last night’s Jazz-Lakers game was a bit of a rollercoaster. From a quick burst of scoring in the first few minutes, to a stagnant second quarter, another great run in the third, and holding on at the end, emotions were all over …
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  • Gordon Hayward: Hot Streak Or The Real Deal?

    Gordon Hayward: Hot Streak Or The Real Deal?

    saltcityhoops.com Dec 6 (3 days ago)
    Melissa Majchrzak NBAE/Getty Images Gordon Hayward is currently playing at a Super Star level. Over the last eight games the Utah Jazz have gone 6-2 while missing some key players in Derrick Favors and George Hill for various games. They have been able …
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  • Jazz shootaround: Snyder wants his team to start games like it …

    Jazz shootaround: Snyder wants his team to start games like it does second halves

    sltrib.com Dec 5 (4 days ago)
    Los Angeles • For the Jazz, Saturday night’s win over the Denver Nuggets followed a script that has become familiar this season: start slow, then turn it on after halftime. With the game tied in the opening minutes of the third quarter, Gordon Haywa…
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  • How is Utah Performing Against the Three P Philosophy?

    How is Utah Performing Against the Three P Philosophy?

    saltcityhoops.com Dec 5 (5 days ago)
    When Quin Snyder became head coach of the Jazz he had a plan, but things have not gone exactly according to that plan. (Scott Summerdorf/The Salt Lake Tribune) From the moment Quin Snyder was hired as head coach of the Utah Jazz, his intent was to play …
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  • Hayward’s History Carries Jazz to Win

    Hayward’s History Carries Jazz to Win

    saltcityhoops.com Dec 4 (6 days ago)
    Melissa Majchrzak via utahjazz.com The Big Storyline Every year, thinkers around the NBA world assume that they’ve seen the best possible version of Gordon Hayward. This has to be it, they think, his ceiling can’t be much higher than this. And every yea…
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  • Jazz blog: Quin Snyder outlines areas for improvement

    Jazz blog: Quin Snyder outlines areas for improvement

    sltrib.com Dec 3 (6 days ago)
    As the season eclipses the quarter-pole mark, the Utah Jazz play their 21st game against the Denver Nuggets. For Jazz coach Quin Snyder, his main focus is to get the roster completely healthy, something that hasn’t happened for two years. More than th…
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  • Should the Jazz have had more time on their last play against t…

    Should the Jazz have had more time on their last play against the Heat?

    Gordon Hayward tries to beat the buzzer. (Melissa Majchrzak/NBAE/Getty Images) While the eyes of the basketball-watching world were trained on Cleveland and Oakland, the Miami Heat and Utah Jazz locked horns in a surprisingly high-scoring and exciting b…
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  • Salt City Seven: Jazz Streaking, Hayward Scoring, Exum Sitting

    Salt City Seven: Jazz Streaking, Hayward Scoring, Exum Sitting

    Brent Asay/Utah Jazz The Jazz are winners of four straight, their two top scorers are finally healthy and hitting at the same time, and their big man is playing the best all-around ball of his career to date. And yet the chatter among Jazz nation is lar…
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  • Jazz shootaround: George Hill to miss Heat game with toe injury

    Jazz shootaround: George Hill to miss Heat game with toe injury

    sltrib.com Dec 1
    For the Utah Jazz, the start of a hopeful season has been a pain in the … well, pretty much everything. It’s a toe and a hamstring, most recently. Point guard George Hill, who has already missed eight games this season with a sprained thumb, will si…
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  • Melo steals a win for the Knicks on KAT's monster night

    Melo steals a win for the Knicks on KAT's monster night

    yahoo.com Dec 1
    Karl-Anthony Towns reacts to another disappointing Timberwolves loss. (Associated Press) Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns made a bold statement after his team’s 112-103 loss to the Utah Jazz on Monday night, claiming that he had to eleva…
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  • Melo steals a win for the Knicks on KAT's monster night

    Melo steals a win for the Knicks on KAT's monster night

    yahoo.com Dec 1
    Karl-Anthony Towns reacts to another disappointing Timberwolves loss. (Associated Press) Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns made a bold statement after his team’s 112-103 loss to the Utah Jazz on Monday night, claiming that he had to eleva…
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  • Schedule Spotlight: December

    Schedule Spotlight: December

    Through the first month of the season, veteran additions including George Hill and Joe Johnson have combined with old – but still young – stalwarts like Rudy Gobert to make the Jazz a new player in the NBA power structure. (Sam Forencich/NBAE via Getty …
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  • All Gorgui Dieng Could Do Was Watch As Trey Lyles Put Him On A …

    All Gorgui Dieng Could Do Was Watch As Trey Lyles Put Him On A Poster

    dimemag.com Nov 28
    Gorgui Dieng knew it was over. Trey Lyles was scoring and there was nothing he could do about it. Dieng got an excellent view of this dunk as the Utah Jazz power forward got free in the key and took flight. The Minnesota Timberwolves‘ forward didn’t sta…
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  • Jazz shootaround: Andrew Wiggins says Rudy Gobert is 'motivatio…

    Jazz shootaround: Andrew Wiggins says Rudy Gobert is 'motivation' to add to his highlight reel

    sltrib.com Nov 28
    Minneapolis • It might have been the dunk of the week, or the month, or maybe the year. Against the Golden State Warriors over the weekend, Timberwolves forward Andrew Wiggins drove right, blowing past his defender, then seemed to defy gravity as he s…
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  • Utah Jazz Blow Out Atlanta Hawks; 95-68

    Utah Jazz Blow Out Atlanta Hawks; 95-68

    Brent Asay Utah Jazz Quin Snyder knows what kind of team Atlanta is: “A Good one, a very good one. Obviously the best defensive team in the league right now. They are tough to score on and are a veteran team.” The Utah Jazz proved on Friday that they ca…
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  • Jazz shootaround: Boris Diaw showing signs of coming around aft…

    Jazz shootaround: Boris Diaw showing signs of coming around after preseason injury

    sltrib.com Nov 25
    Boris Diaw isn’t totally healthy yet, but the veteran forward has finally showed some signs of progress. A bone contusion suffered late in the preseason had kept Diaw either sidelined or rendered him ineffective on the court until his performance Wedn…
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  • Salt City Seven: Schedule Turning, Hill Back and More

    Salt City Seven: Schedule Turning, Hill Back and More

    Melissa Majchrzak/NBAE via Getty Images Here’s your Thanksgiving Salt City Seven: seven heaping helpings of Jazz topics and talking points, ranging from macro to micro. The particular 168-hour period we’re encapsulating with this edition of the SC7 had …
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  • Favors’ Health, Contract May Define the Ceiling For This Jazz I…

    Favors’ Health, Contract May Define the Ceiling For This Jazz Iteration

    (Jeff Swinger / USA TODAY Sports) As the Jazz struggle to resolve a host of issues, it’s tempting for Jazz fans to feel the sky is falling. And it may be, at least in terms of the heights of potential for this roster. But not because of the adversity ra…
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  • Stars Lose To Oklahoma City Blue

    Stars Lose To Oklahoma City Blue

    By Spencer Wixom The Salt Lake City Stars fell to 0-5 tonight with a loss to the Oklahoma City Blues, but there were positive signs for both Stars and Jazz fans. With this win the Blues advanced to a D-League best record 5-1. They have been surging behi…
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  • Stars Home Opener: By Spencer Wixom Tonight’s home opener for t…

    Stars Home Opener: By Spencer Wixom Tonight’s home opener for the …

    By Spencer Wixom Tonight’s home opener for the Salt Lake City Stars may have ended in a 80-91 loss to the Northern Arizona Suns and former Jazz member Elijah Millsap, but all 1,015 fans left with smiles. Bear was here to interact with the fans, there wa…
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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.