Utah Jazz News and Rumors

  • Utah Jazz: Trey Burke in Select company at USA camp

    Utah Jazz: Trey Burke in Select company at USA camp

    sltrib.com Updated 7 hours ago
    Las Vegas • Two years ago, while participating in the LeBron James Skills Camp for college players, Trey Burke observed Team USA’s training camp in advance of the Olympics. This week, he’s on the court with the players who will compete in the FIBA Baske…
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  • Utah Jazz: Ex-Jazzman Paul Millsap endorses Quin Snyder

    Utah Jazz: Ex-Jazzman Paul Millsap endorses Quin Snyder

    sltrib.com Jul 28 (yesterday)
    Las Vegas • Plenty of resources were available to Jazz swingman Gordon Hayward this summer, if he wanted to learn anything about new coach Quin Snyder. They made it easy for him. From former Butler teammate Shelvin Mack and ex-Jazz players Paul Millsap,…
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  • Kragthorpe: Jazz’s Gordon Hayward insists there’s ‘no pressure …

    Kragthorpe: Jazz’s Gordon Hayward insists there’s ‘no pressure now’

    sltrib.com saltcityhoops.com Jul 28 (yesterday)
    Las Vegas After everything that has happened since the Jazz’s season ended in April, Gordon Hayward recognizes his life is different now. The expectations and accountability that accompany his biggest offseason move follow him everywhere. Signing a $63 …
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  • Utah Jazz: Patrick Beilein added to coaching staff

    Utah Jazz: Patrick Beilein added to coaching staff

    sltrib.com Jul 25 (4 days ago)
    Utah Jazz coach Quin Snyder has added another assistant to his staff: Patrick Beilein, Michigan head coach John Beilein’s son. Beilein, who coached last season at Division II West Virginia Westleyan, will join the Jazz in a player development and video …
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  • Examining Utah Jazz Shot Charts

    Examining Utah Jazz Shot Charts

    saltcityhoops.com Jul 25 (4 days ago)
    In today’s media-savvy basketball world, there are a number of methods available to analysts like myself to evaluate players, teams, lineups and everything in between. As part of our natural human tendency, in many cases we gravitate toward more compreh…
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  • What Jazz Story Intrigues You This Year? 2014 Edition

    What Jazz Story Intrigues You This Year? 2014 Edition

    saltcityhoops.com Jul 23 (6 days ago)
    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

    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
    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

    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
    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
    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
    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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  • 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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  • Chris Wallace hired as general manager of Memphis Grizzlies

    Jul 29
    The Memphis Grizzlies announced Tuesday that Chris Wallace has been reinstalled as the team's full-time general manager.
  • National Basketball Players Association elects Michele Roberts as executiv…

    Jul 29
    Washington, D.C., attorney Michele Roberts has been voted in as the new executive director of the National Basketball Players Association, becoming the first woman to head up a major sports union.
  • Agents pressing for more finalists in search for NBPA executive director

    Jul 28
    Even as the National Basketball Players Association is holding a meeting to elect a new executive director, top agents are urging their clients not to vote and pushing for other candidates to be considered, multiple sources told ESPN.com.
  • Agents pressing for more finalists in search for NBPA executive director

    Jul 28
    Even as the National Basketball Players Association is holding a meeting to elect a new executive director, top agents are urging their clients not to vote and pushing for other candidates to be considered, multiple sources told ESPN.com.