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Trade Trails: The Gifts that Keep on Giving

Trade Trails: The Gifts that Keep on Giving

saltcityhoops.com Updated Jul 31 (2 days ago)
These two Jazz leaders and many of their teammates arrived in Utah as the result of trades. (ESPN/Getty Images) Without looking, take a wild guess at how many of the 18 Jazz players who have contracts for 2015-16 were acquired using Utah’s own picks. Go…
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  • Trey Burke stopped by Hakeem Olajuwon, Dikembe Mutombo

    Trey Burke stopped by Hakeem Olajuwon, Dikembe Mutombo

    sltrib.com Aug 1 (yesterday)
    <freeform> Trey Burke ran in to a pair of basketball legends during Saturday’s first-ever NBA exhibition game in Africa. The Utah Jazz point guard played for Team World in Johannesburg, South Africa. And in the second quarter of the game, Burke …
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  • Ben, Dan, Clark, Seth Partnow, Dean Demakis – Salt City Hoops S…

    Ben, Dan, Clark, Seth Partnow, Dean Demakis – Salt City Hoops Show

    saltcityhoops.com Jul 31 (2 days ago)
    Does this man make your all-time Jazz 5-man Jazz lineup? Photo Courtesy of sportsnet.ca On this week’s episode of the Salt City Hoops Show, we use a rotating cast of guests with different POVs on the Jazz and the NBA. Our first guest is our usual co-hos…
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  • Millsap brothers team up in Atlanta tournament

    Millsap brothers team up in Atlanta tournament

    sltrib.com Jul 30 (3 days ago)
    <freeform> What do you do at your family reunions? The Millsap brothers ball. Utah Jazz wingman Elijah Millsap teamed up with his three brothers — Paul, a former Jazzman and two-time All-Star with the Atlanta Hawks, John, who plays professionall…
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  • Jazz's Dante Exum plays first international game

    Jazz's Dante Exum plays first international game

    sltrib.com Jul 29 (4 days ago)
    So these are the official stats for Dante Exum in Australia’s first international friendly against Lithuania this morning. The Utah Jazz point guard shot 3-4 from the field, scored six points, grabbed two rebounds and handed out two assists. He played…
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  • NBA notes: Wisconsin lawmakers pass $250-million arena deal

    NBA notes: Wisconsin lawmakers pass $250-million arena deal

    sltrib.com Jul 29 (4 days ago)
    NBA notes: Wisconsin lawmakers pass $250-million arena deal
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  • Aaron Falk Co-Hosts, Jazz Songs, Trey Burke & More – Salt C…

    Aaron Falk Co-Hosts, Jazz Songs, Trey Burke & More – Salt City Hoops Show

    saltcityhoops.com Jul 27 (6 days ago)
    The Jazz Brothers! Thurl Bailey, Del Curry, Rickey Green, Darrell Griffith, Karl Malone and Carey Scurry On this week’s episode of the Salt City Hoops Show, Salt Lake Tribune Utah Jazz beat writer Aaron Falk cohosts along with Andy Larsen as we talk abo…
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  • The Why Behind the Jazz Signing J.J. O’Brien

    The Why Behind the Jazz Signing J.J. O’Brien

    Forward J.J. Brien, seen here in his SDSU days, parlaying a solid summer league effort into a training camp deal with Utah. (Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports) During the Utah Jazz’s recent summer league performance, most eyes were focused on Trey Lyles, Bryce…
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  • Five Jazz Duos to Watch This Season

    Five Jazz Duos to Watch This Season

    This duo taught Jazz fans what a synergistic basketball partnership can be. [Antoine de St Exupéry]Few basketball fans know the potency of a great dynamic duo better than Utahns. The Jazz franchise is built upon a frame laid by John Stockton’s passing a…
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  • The Utah Jazz Model & Summer League – Salt City Hoops Show

    The Utah Jazz Model & Summer League – Salt City Hoops Show

    (Photo by Melissa Majchrzak/NBAE via Getty Images) On this week’s episode of the Salt City Hoops Show, usual co-host Ben Dowsett is in Vegas, so Layton Shumway hosts alongside Andy Larsen to talk about the Utah Jazz and the NBA. We do bring Ben on to th…
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  • Place your bids on the basket from Michael Jordan's '98 winner …

    Place your bids on the basket from Michael Jordan's '98 winner vs. Jazz

    yahoo.com Jul 16
    Are you a Michael Jordan fan with tens of thousands of dollars in disposal income? Do you need a basketball hoop for your private indoor court and/or backyard? Are you willing to tell anyone who will listen why your basket is special and not like the ot…
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  • How D-League Rules Impact Jazz’s Roster Math

    How D-League Rules Impact Jazz’s Roster Math

    Bryce Cotton has had a nice summer league. But nice enough to force his way onto a packed roster? (Getty Images) Rosters can fill up fast, even for teams who are deliberately passive in the free agent market — like the Utah Jazz. Despite not signing a s…
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  • Bryce Cotton is Making a Name for Himself

    Bryce Cotton is Making a Name for Himself

    Few have impressed as much this summer as Jazz guard Bryce Cotton. (Melissa Majchrzak/NBAE/Getty Images) While his listed 6’1 may feel a bit generous, perhaps no one has played bigger this summer than Bryce Cotton. Often the smallest player on the court…
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  • Jazz sign German center Tibor Pleiss

    Jazz sign German center Tibor Pleiss

    The Utah Jazz have signed German center Tibor Pleiss to a multiyear deal.
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  • 5 on 5: Jazz Roster & UJSL Thoughts

    5 on 5: Jazz Roster & UJSL Thoughts

    AP Photo/Rick Bowmer 1. In light of Raul Neto’s signing, which three point guards would you like to see on the Jazz roster for 2015-2016? Dan Clayton: Dante Exum, John Jenkins, and Neto. Mostly kidding about Jenkins, but that’s my way of saying that I w…
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  • Utah Jazz Free Agency: Why Standing Still Is (Now) The Right Mo…

    Utah Jazz Free Agency: Why Standing Still Is (Now) The Right Move

    (Getty Images) In 1963 Paul Simon probably didn’t realize it, but he was penning an anthem that would perfectly describe the Utah Jazz offseason of 2015. “Hello darkness, my old friend, its nice to talk with you again.” — Dennis Lindsey at 12:01 AM on J…
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  • Bryce Cotton Makes His Case, Plus Player Grades for 76ers @ Jaz…

    Bryce Cotton Makes His Case, Plus Player Grades for 76ers @ Jazz 7/9/15

    AP Photo/Rick Bowmer Bryce Cotton has had to fight every step of the way in his basketball career. As an undersized player in a game where height is of such paramount importance, he’s spent years being written off and underestimated, from his time at Pr…
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  • Sixers' Jerami Grant goes up to dunk on Jazz's Brock Motum

    Sixers' Jerami Grant goes up to dunk on Jazz's Brock Motum

    yahoo.com Jul 9
    Although he doesn't have quite the name recognition of the team's three high-profile centers, Philadelphia 76ers forward Jerami Grant is also a promising young player who general manager Sam Hinkie added through the draft. The 21-year-old shot just 35.2…
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  • Sixers' Okafor off to good summer start with help from Noel

    Sixers' Okafor off to good summer start with help from Noel

    nba.com Jul 8
    Former Duke center Jahlil Okafor had a mentor parked next to him during his first two NBA games at the Utah Jazz Summer League - albeit one not much older than he is.
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  • Chris Johnson is Making a Case

    Chris Johnson is Making a Case

    Guard Chris Johnson has been one of Utah’s best players in the summer league. (Melissa Majchrzak/NBAE/Getty Images) With two summer league games — and two victories — in the books for the Utah Jazz, it is more than understandable that Rodney Hood and Da…
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  • Rodney Hood’s Continued Development, Plus Player Grades for Spu…

    Rodney Hood’s Continued Development, Plus Player Grades for Spurs @ Jazz 7/7/15

    Photo by Melissa Majchrzak/NBAE via Getty Images The mantra with first-round picks in summer league, particularly those playing following their rookie seasons, is fairly consistent: they should be among the best players on the floor, and dominate at tim…
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  • Report: Jazz sign top pick Lyles

    Report: Jazz sign top pick Lyles

    nba.com Jul 7
    A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press the Utah Jazz have signed first-round draft pick Trey Lyles.
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  • GM: Jazz now have 'clarity' to resolve rookie's contract hold-u…

    GM: Jazz now have 'clarity' to resolve rookie's contract hold-up

    sltrib.com Jul 7
    GM: Jazz now have 'clarity' to resolve rookie's contract hold-up
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  • An Exciting Start to Summer League, Plus Player Grades for Celt…

    An Exciting Start to Summer League, Plus Player Grades for Celtics @ Jazz 7/6/2015

    Melissa Majchrzak/NBAE/Getty Images It was just the start of summer league play, months out from the beginning of another NBA season — but don’t tell Jazz fans that. Over 10,000 strong (10,215, to be exact) packed into Energy Solutions Arena for the ope…
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  • Jazz agree to terms to keep Ingles

    Jazz agree to terms to keep Ingles

    nba.com Jul 6
    A person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press the Utah Jazz have verbally agreed to a free agent deal with Joe Ingles. Details of the deal were not immediately available.
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  • Things to Watch at Utah Jazz Summer League

    Things to Watch at Utah Jazz Summer League

    Will we see glimpses of a major jump in Exum’s game during the Utah Jazz Summer League?. (Photo by Stephen Gosling/NBAE via Getty Images) Back in 2006, Deron Williams completed what had been a bit of a rocky rookie season, in which Jerry Sloan played hi…
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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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