Jazz Rumors & News

  • More Athletes And Sports Figures Are Donating To Hillary Clinton Than Donald Trump

    Uproxx "With less than two weeks remaining for people to end relationships and alienate friends and family over which presidential candidate they support, it’s not a stretch to say that most of us can’t wait for this election to be over. However, people can always be just a little bit angrier if we want..." October 27

  • Players Who Can’t Be Traded Until January 15

    Hoops Rumors "The NBA’s in-season trade market typically doesn’t pick up until the winter, since players who signed free agent contracts in the offseason aren’t eligible to be moved until December 15. By that point, with the regular season approaching the two-month mark, teams have a better idea of where they..." October 27

  • Lillard powers Blazers' comeback vs. Jazz

    The Sports Xchange "PORTLAND, Ore. -- Asked Sunday about personal goals this season, Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard said he had one: claiming the NBA's Most Valuable Player Award. On Tuesday night, the All-Star played like an MVP, scoring 16 of his 39 points in the fourth quarter as the..." October 26

  • Cap Holds For Players Coming Off Rookie Contracts Could Increase

    Real GM Basketball "Cap holds attached to free agents coming off rookie deals could jump to 250 and 300 percent of their prior salaries, which is an increase from 200 and 250 percent in the NBA's new collective bargaining agreement. The San Antonio Spurs, Detroit Pistons and Washington Wizards held off on..." October 26

  • NBA sets record for international representation on rosters

    Today's Fastbreak "The National Basketball Association (NBA) announced Tuesday that the league’s opening night rosters have set new records for both the number of international players in the league and the number of countries represented. Opening night rosters feature a total of 113 international players from 41..." October 26

  • 5 Necessary NBA Trades Teams Are Too Scared to Make

    Complex "The job of an NBA general manager is to maximize value. Whether it's wringing the most that you can out of a player, a contract, or a trade, the mantra stays the same: maximize value. This is not always easy. In a league with 29 direct competitors and only one champion, it's difficult to always..." October 25

  • 'Huge Influx Of Money' Motivated Both Sides On New CBA

    Real GM Basketball "Adam Silver said the NBA and their players are close to a deal on a new collective bargaining agreement but aren't quite there yet. Multiple reports have indicated a deal on the main parts of the CBA have been agreed upon. "The reports aren't far off, but we're not quite there, yet," Silver..." October 25

  • Where Are All the White American NBA Players

    The Undefeated "J.J. Redick will be entering his 11th season in the NBA this week and for the first time he has noticed he is part of a small — and shrinking — club as a white American NBA player. The NBA certainly has its long list of European players. But the Los Angeles Clippers starting guard says he..." October 25

  • Every NBA team's best-case scenario and worst nightmare this season

    Fox Sports "The start of another NBA season is the time for hope to spring eternal — even if we're all seemingly counting the days until we crown an inevitable champion. But seasoned sports fans know a new season also brings the potential for everything to fall apart. With opening night upon us, we dived deep..." October 25

  • Jazz officially part ways with center Henry Sims

    Today's Fastbreak "The Utah Jazz announced on Thursday that the franchise has waived veteran center Henry Sims. Sims inked a non-guaranteed training camp deal with Utah back on September 21. He saw limited game action during his brief stint with the club, making just three preseason appearances. He averaged two..." October 20

  • Report: New CBA deal “within sight,” one-and-done rule remians

    Pro Basketball Talk "Nobody likes the NBA’s one-and-done rule. Adam Silver and the owners want to extend that to two seasons out of high school, and they have colleges in their corner (while a couple of coaches know how to work the one-and-done system, none of them prefer it). The players want to be able to make the..." October 20

  • The NBA sent players to Google, Facebook to help answer the biggest questions of their careers

    Business Insider "C.J. Watson’s mom pushed him at a young age to get ready for the “real world,” making him learn how to write checks, do mock job interviews, and accompany her to work. Watson wasn’t sure if he was going to keep playing basketball, much less make the NBA, and his mom wanted him to be prepared..." October 20

  • Rudy Gobert, Steven Adams worth watching as extension deadline nears

    ESPN "With two weeks and change to go before the buzzer sounds on Extension Season for first-round picks from the NBA's Class of 2013 draftees, we've seen only two deals done to this point. Portland's C.J. McCollum (four years, $106 million) and Milwaukee's Giannis Antetokounmpo (four years, $100..." October 15

  • NBA Considering Possibility Of Expansion?

    Hoops Rumors "As the NBA and NBPA work toward finalizing a new Collective Bargaining Agreement, the league is also reportedly considering the possibility of expansion, according to Kevin Nesgoda of SonicsRising.com. While no NBA teams are expected to relocate anytime soon, the league apparently hasn’t ruled out..." October 13

  • Utah Jazz waive Marcus Paige, Quincy Ford and Eric Dawson

    The Deseret News "The Utah Jazz on Thursday morning made their first moves in cutting their roster from 20 players to the NBA maximum of 15, waiving point guard Marcus Paige and forwards Quincy Ford and Eric Dawson. Drafted 55th overall by the Jazz out of North Carolina in June, Paige appeared in two preseason..." October 13

  • Celtics Continue To Have Real Interest In Gordon Hayward

    Real GM Basketball "The Boston Celtics continue to have real interest in Gordon Hayward. Hayward will be an unrestricted free agent in the offseason and the Celtics will have a max contract and a chance to reunite with Brad Stevens to offer him. Hayward signed a four-year, $63 million offer sheet with Charlotte..." October 13

  • Zach Lowe's crazy predictions for the 2016-17 NBA season

    ESPN "Even the NBA, the most predictable major U.S. pro sports league, is fraught with uncertainty. The Golden State Warriors blew a 3-1 lead in the NBA Finals! But making predictions is a useful thought exercise, and it's healthy to creep out on a limb once in a while. As usual, we throw darts at..." October 12

  • NBA uniform ad sales face complications

    ESPN "It's been almost five months since the NBA announced it would allow its 30 teams to sell small advertising patches on jerseys beginning in the 2017-18 season. So why has only one team -- the Philadelphia 76ers -- made a deal, one that was announced the very first day deals could be done? We..." October 09

  • Adam Silver optimistic NBA can avoid lockout

    USA Today "From the start of discussions about a new collective bargaining agreement between the NBA and players, NBA commissioner Adam Silver has pledged optimism that the two sides can avoid a lockout. That scenario becomes more and more plausible following Silver’s comments during a trip to China for..." October 09

  • Jazz's Gordon Hayward: Will miss time with dislocated finger

    CBS Sports "Hayward dislocated a finger on his left hand and is expected to miss some time, Chris Haynes of ESPN reports. It's not the best way for Hayward to start off a potential contract-year, but a dislocated finger typically isn't too serious of an injury. However, it looks like the Jazz's starting..." October 08

  • Report: NBA, Union Optimistic New CBA Deal Will Get Done

    Bleacher Report "The NBA and National Basketball Players Association could have a new collective bargaining agreement finalized in the near future after reportedly making "significant progress" in negotiations. On Thursday, Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical reported the new deal could be done within the next..." October 06

  • NBA Tiers of Contention: Teams with a Chance to Win the Crown in 2016-17

    Bleacher Report "There is a school of thought in the NBA that if you enter the season with a shot at winning the championship, that's all you can ask for. As Kevin Durant will tell you, however, not every championship opportunity is the same as another. Nevertheless, what follows is a list of 10 teams that..." October 05

  • Jeff Withey dumped by Playmate girlfriend Kennedy Summers

    Larry Brown Sports "Utah Jazz center Jeff Withey has been dumped by his fiancee Kennedy Summers, and the 2014 Playmate of the Year is apparently citing social media as one of the reasons why. In a statement issued to TMZ, Summers’ representative Zack Teperman said Kennedy called the relationship off over “many..." October 05

  • Jeff Van Gundy Advocates Zero-Tolerance Policy For Domestic Violence Offenders

    Deadspin "The Houston Rockets and New York Knicks met in the preseason this evening, and ESPN announcer Jeff Van Gundy used the occasion of Derrick Rose’s first appearance with the Knicks to make some points about domestic violence and how Adam Silver and the NBA should deal with players who are convicted..." October 05

  • Nike releasing self-lacing shoes through public lottery

    ESPN "The first pairs of the famous self-lacing MAG shoes from "Back to the Future II" will be made available this month to the public, but you won't be able to buy them. You'll have to win them. Nike announced that only 89 pairs will be available through an online draw that begins Tuesday and..." October 04

  • NBA hopes new replay protocol speeds up play

    USA Today "In an ongoing effort to make NBA replay reviews more efficient and less time-consuming, more in-game reviews are expected to be made this season by the league’s staff at the high-tech replay center in Secaucus, N.J. Last season, 72% of reviews were determined by the replay center, and during..." September 29

  • Dante Exum 100 percent excited and ready to go for Utah Jazz

    The Deseret News "Hall of Famer Allen Iverson might be shocked to hear this, but Dante Exum was exuberant to join his Utah Jazz teammates in the first practice of the 2016-17 season. Christmas morning excited. NBA2K release day excited. First day back on the job for a 20-year-old basketball player who..." September 28

  • If the Jazz are to live up to their top-5 hype, first they must control it

    CBS Sports "The Utah Jazz are, in terms of depth and well-rounded talent, are probably a top 5 team in NA heading into the 2016-17 season. That probably sounds crazy to a lot of people, but it's true. The question is whether their record this coming season, and potential playoff seed, will ultimately..." September 27

  • What NBA players and coaches are saying about national anthem protests

    USA Today "As NBA teams hold their annual media days before training camps tip off, players and coaches across the league are speaking out in the wake of the national anthem protests that have swept the sports world in recent weeks. Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry: "I respect everybody’s..." September 27

  • ESPN’s deal with the NBA is killing Disney stock

    New York Post "As NBA training camps open Tuesday, one of the league’s most important players has already been placed on disability. Drexel Hamilton analyst Tony Wible downgraded Disney stock on Monday in response to “a massive increase in NBA costs” for ESPN. Disney’s deal to televise NBA games, with its..." September 27

  • ‘Everybody knows I want to be here,” Rudy Gobert says of possible contract extension

    Salt Lake Tribune "One way or another, one day or another, Rudy Gobert's big payday is coming. The Utah Jazz's shot-blocker extraordinaire is set to make $2.1 million, a bargain by NBA standards, during the final year of his rookie contract. And while Gobert is eligible to sign an extension this fall, the man..." September 27

  • Jazz Sign Henry Sims

    Hoops Rumors "The Jazz have filled one of the remaining two openings on their 20-man offseason roster, announcing today in a press release that they’ve signed Henry Sims to a training camp contract. Terms of the agreement haven’t been reported, but it figures to be a minimum-salary pact with little to no..." September 22

  • Report: NBA not planning to change rule requiring players to stand for national anthem

    Pro Basketball Talk "The NBA and union are discussing how to handle expected national-anthem protests, a movement started by 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick kneeling during the Star Spangled Banner in objection to police brutality against blacks. Unlike the NFL, the NBA has an explicit rule for the anthem:..." September 22

  • NBA Sends Letter to Players Explaining How It Plans to Help Local Communities

    Complex "At the 2016 ESPY Awards, Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul, Dwyane Wade, and LeBron James took the stage at the start of the show to call for change in their respective communities in light of the police brutality and violence that has plagued many different parts of the country. "We all feel..." September 22

  • NBA, players' union outline joint 'meaningful action' plan in letter

    ESPN "The NBA and the National Basketball Players Association have worked together over the past several days to create a plan for handling potential protests by players during the national anthem, sources told ESPN.com. NBA commissioner Adam Silver and union executive director Michele Roberts on..." September 22

  • Which NBA teams should tank in 2016–17?

    SI "NBA practices open next week, and hopes are high in cities all over the league. But I'm not here to talk about hope. This is about reality. This is about maturity. It's about about staring hope in the face, and answering back with pragmatism. It's about burning down the forest so that the heat can..." September 22

  • Jazz Announce Coaching Staff Changes

    Hoops Rumors "The Jazz have finalized their coaching staff for the coming season and have also announced some changes to their basketball staff, the team announced in a pair of press releases. Most notably, assistant coach Igor Kokoskov has received a promotion to lead assistant in Utah, as he prepares for his..." September 20

  • One thing every NBA Western Conference team must fix in training camp

    Fox Sports "A few NBA teams will hold their media days on Friday, and the rest will do so beginning next week. That means training camps are just about upon us, so with that in mind, here's an introductory look at one thing each team should look to address before the regular season gets going at the end of..." September 20

  • Every NBA team's best and worst player according to NBA 2K17

    Fox Sports "NBA 2K17 officially releases today, and one of the best aspects of playing the yearly basketball sim before the NBA season kicks off is seeing how each team's new arrivals and rookies look on the court. Many of the rookies selected in the 2016 draft didn't get much love from the ratings wizards at..." September 20

  • Jazz's Hill delivers Wendy's to Salt Lake City homeless

    CBS Sports "NBA players commit a lot of money and time every year to good causes. Players have foundations, team events, sponsored programs, all of which really make substantial impacts on the lives of those in need. " September 16

  • Jazz Working Out Jabari Brown

    Real GM Basketball "The Utah Jazz are hosting Jabari Brown for a workout. Brown played 19 games in the 14-15 season with the Los Angeles Lakers, averaging 12.0 points, 1.9 rebounds and 2.1 assists in 29.9 minutes. " September 13

  • NBA players are on deck to spread protests as baseball shies away

    Sporting News "Someone finally thought to ask the obvious question about Colin Kaepernick and other football players using the games as protest platforms: why only football? Isn’t there another major American sport going on right now where players can follow his lead? The Orioles’ Adam Jones answered it,..." September 13

  • George Hill settles into town with big goals in mind

    Salt Lake Tribune "George Hill wants to offer a bit of clarification. He did not know that he was going to be traded to the Utah Jazz, he said with a laugh, when he was at Lone Peak High's basketball camp in early June. Of course, a few weeks later, he was dealt to Utah in a three-team trade. On Saturday..." September 11

  • The best NBA free agents still on the board

    Today's Fastbreak "Jesus Gomez ByJesus GomezPosted on September 8, 2016 It’s September, which means most NBA teams have largely gone into deep offseason mode. Rosters are mostly set and training camp doesn’t start for a few more weeks. The work that needed to be done over the summer is mostly over in all but..." September 09

  • Jazz sign Ford to partially guaranteed deal

    Salt Lake Tribune "The Utah Jazz have signed rookie small forward Quincy Ford, the team formally announced on Wednesday morning. In a deal that comes with a partial guarantee of $75,000, Ford, a 6-foot-8 small forward out of Northeastern, will attend training camp, which starts on September 27th, and is..." September 08

  • Jeff Withey Expected To Earn Final Roster Spot For Jazz

    Real GM Basketball "The Utah Jazz currently have 14 guaranteed contracts on their roster. The 15th spot is expected to go to Jeff Withey, who has a contract that will become guaranteed in January." September 08

  • NBA revenue expected to hit $8 billion in 2016-2017

    Today's Fastbreak "ESPN sports business reporter Darren Rovell tweeted on Thursday that the NBA’s revenue for next season is projected to hit the $8 billion mark. The league reportedly earned $5.2 billion during the 2014-2015 season, which was a record at that time. In February, Forbes estimated that the New York..." September 08

  • Utah Jazz nearing several hard financial decisions

    Salt Lake Tribune "The Jazz have been in asset accumulation mode since 2013. Utah has traded for Rudy Gobert, and drafted Dante Exum, Rodney Hood and Trey Lyles. This summer, the Jazz traded for Boris Diaw and George Hill, and signed Joe Johnson in free agency. Bringing together key parts to surround the..." September 05

  • Sixers expected to waive Tibor Pleiss

    Pro Basketball Talk "On Friday, the Jazz traded German center Tibor Pleiss to the Sixers along with two second-round picks for Kendall Marshall. The big draw of the trade for Philly was the picks, and Pleiss is not expected to stay with the Sixers, according to Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia’s Jessica Camerato." August 27

  • Jazz Waive Kendall Marshall

    Hoops Rumors "As expected, the Jazz have waived newly-acquired point guard Kendall Marshall, the team announced today in a press release. Utah’s tweets announcing the trade for Marshall and the point guard’s release came 25 minutes apart, so the former 13th overall pick was officially a member of the Jazz for..." August 26

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