Chat Wrap: Free Agency, Cap & Trade
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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…Share Tweet
Utah Jazz in touch with familiar names as free agency openssltrib.com 5 hours agoUtah Jazz in touch with familiar names as free agency opensShare Tweet
How Trey Lyles Fits in Utahsaltcityhoops.com 20 hours agoPhoto: 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…Share Tweet
Jazz GM: 'Our best free agent ... is Alec Burks'sltrib.com Jun 30 (yesterday)<freeform>Â The Utah Jazz could clear more than $16 million in cap space this summer, but thatâs certainly no guarantee that theyâll make a major splash when the free agent market opens up tonight at 10.Â General manager Dennis Lindsey and com…Share Tweet
Jazz to talk to Neto, see if there's NBA interestsltrib.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…Share TweetPhoto: 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…Share Tweetsltrib.com Jun 26 (5 days ago)Some loved it when the Utah Jazz picked Trey Lyles with the No. 12 pick in Thursdayâs NBA Draft. Some didnât 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…Share Tweet
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…Share Tweet
Utah Jazz not shopping Derrick Favors as Paul Millsap's free agency loomssltrib.com Jun 25 (6 days ago)Utah Jazz not shopping Derrick Favors as Paul Millsap's free agency loomsShare Tweet
Jazz’s Spending Ability Depends on Decisionssaltcityhoops.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…Share Tweet
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?Share Tweet
Jazz promote Brian Zettler to head athletic trainersltrib.com Jun 24 (7 days ago)Jazz promote Brian Zettler to head athletic trainerShare Tweet
NBA Draft media day: Q&A with most projected lottery pickssltrib.com Jun 24 (7 days ago)Karl-Anthony Towns, Kentucky Â Â Q: How important is it to you to be the first guy drafted?Â Towns: For me itâs not that important. I just want to go and make my mark on any organization that Iâm picked to and fortunate enough to play for. The bigge…Share Tweet
Ben Dowsett’s Jazz Big Board: Part IIsaltcityhoops.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 …Share Tweet
As Andrei Kirilenko announces his retirement, a look back<freeform>Â Andrei Kirilenko, the man who brought Hooterâs to Russia, a huge World of Warcraft tattoo to the NBA, and countless memories to Utah Jazz fans, is hanging up his sneakers.Â âI am finishing up my career on court,â Kirilenko, 34, r…Share Tweet
Boston Globe mock draft: Jazz nab Texas' Myles TurnerBoston Globe mock draft: Jazz nab Texas' Myles TurnerShare Tweet
Ben Dowsett’s Jazz Big Board: Part Isaltcityhoops.com Jun 23Photo 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…Share Tweet
Every team (Insider)ESPN.com Jun 23The Memphis Grizzlies need shooting. Virginia's Justin Anderson can shoot and also defend. "Anderson is big, athletic, can play defense and can shoot....Share Tweet
Mock draft roundup: Who will the Jazz pick at No. 12?Mock draft roundup: Who will the Jazz pick at No. 12?Share Tweetsaltcityhoops.com Jun 23(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…Share Tweet
Former Jazzmen Who Became NBA Championssaltcityhoops.com Jun 22Former 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…Share Tweet
Rudy Gobert’s Offensive Repercussionssaltcityhoops.com Jun 22With 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…Share Tweet
Drisdom shows skillset in Jazz workoutsltrib.com Jun 19In the NBA pre-draft process, small school guys are often an overlooked breed. If you didnât 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.…Share Tweet
Pickonomics: The Market Value of Draft Rangessaltcityhoops.com Jun 18The 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…Share Tweet
Pondering Small Ball for the Jazzsaltcityhoops.com Jun 17Photo 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…Share Tweet
Utah Jazz Draft Prospects 2015: Trey Lylessaltcityhoops.com Jun 16Photo 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…Share Tweet
Philippines guard Bobby Parks put family before basketball dreamsltrib.com Jun 15Philippines guard Bobby Parks put family before basketball dreamShare Tweetsltrib.com Jun 12Kristaps Porzingis will likely be out of the Jazzâs 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…Share Tweet
Hayward Leads Jazz Past LakersMar 19Gordon Hayward scored a game-high 22 points in the Jazz's 80-73 win over the Lakers.
Jazz Rout HornetsMar 16The Jazz scored 61 points in the first half and went on to beat the Hornets 94-66.
NBA Top 3 Plays Of The NightMar 12Check out the top three plays from the night in the NBA, including Kyrie Irving's big shot to send the game to overtime.
Gobert's Monster Game Carries JazzMar 12Rudy Gobert had 19 points and 22 rebounds in Utah's 109-91 win over Houston.
5-on-5: NBA free agency previewJun 29Who is the best free agent not named LeBron? Which team should we look out for? Our 5-on-5 panel sets the scene for a busy summer.
NBA - Los Angeles Lakers hope legacy continues with D'Angelo RussellJun 29The Lakers acquire great big men, but they draft great guards, and they see something special in No. 2 pick D'Angelo Russell.
ESPN NowJun 29ESPN's Brian Windhorst said that LeBron opting out of his contract is partially about seeing Cleveland's offseason plan: "The Cavs have 8 free agents ...
LeBron James bypass option with Cleveland Cavaliers, will become free agen…Jun 28LeBron James will bypass his $21.6 million player option with the Cleveland Cavaliers and become a free agent on July 1, sources told ESPN.com.