Jazz Rumors & News

  • Complete performance gives Jazz dominant win in Miami

    Salt Lake Tribune "There was no letdown on Wednesday night. The Utah Jazz didn’t suffer through a bad quarter. They didn’t blow a big lead. They didn’t end up in the locker room following the game wondering what-if. Every way they’ve come up short in previous losses, they managed to avoid. For one evening, the..." December 18

  • Davis and big fourth quarter push Pelicans by Jazz 119-111

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Nearly two months into the season, the New Orleans Pelicans hadn't yet encountered one of those truly embarrassing moments. They barely escaped such disaster at the Smoothie King Center on Tuesday night. With All-Star forward Anthony Davis back in the lineup, the Pelicans had to scratch and..." December 17

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    Jody Genessy @DJJazzyJody

    Jazz were hopeful Derrick Favors would go today, but his sprained right ankle became more swollen over night.

  • Wade's 29 heal Heat in 100-95 victory in Utah

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The Miami Heat were sick of being sick. They were even sicker of losing. So even after Dwyane Wade missed the morning shootaround because of the bug that had been exterminating the Heat's rotation, he was determined to make it to Energy Solutions Arena by game time. He made it. And then..." December 13

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Hearing Utah Jazz, on top of upsetting reigning champs from San Antonio, are lining up Iowa's Patrick Christopher for @nbadleague call-up

  • Jazz show up strong, beating the team they are trying to become

    Salt Lake Tribune "Early in the Jazz-Spurs game on Tuesday night, the ball flew from Danny Green to Manu Ginobili to Boris Diaw to Marco Belinelli to Diaw to Ginobili back to Diaw, who splashed a wide-open bomb for three points, as San Antonio worked the offense that stands as an example for the Jazz and for half..." December 10

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    David Locke @Lockedonsports

    Jazz officially sign Patrick Christopher from Iowa of D-League. 2 time all Pac-10 at Cal.

  • Stauskas, Gay deliver in 101-92 win over Utah

    Sacramento Bee "For most of his rookie season, Nik Stauskas was a practice star and looked star-struck when games began. He’d made only 29.7 percent of his shots heading into Monday’s game against the Utah Jazz at Sleep Train Arena. Stauskas was shooting an even more woeful 22 percent from three-point range..." December 09

  • Jazz's Enes Kanter fined for throwing mouthguard into stands

    SI.com "The NBA has fined Jazz center Enes Kanter $25,000 for throwing his mouthpiece into the stands during Utah's 101-92 road loss to Sacramento on Tuesday. With a little more than four minutes remaining in the third quarter and Sacramento leading 64-62, Kanter received an entry pass in the paint..." December 09

  • A frustrated Enes Kanter throws his mouthpiece into the crowd

    Salt Lake Tribune "The Jazz were on their way to losing their ninth game in a row, something they never did last year, something they haven’t done in nearly a decade, and Enes Kanter was unhappy about it. Late in the third quarter, Kanter was called for a traveling violation and the Jazz big man responded by..." December 09

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    Tony Jones @Tjonessltrib

    Burks participated in practice this morning. He told the tribune that he intends to try and play this week.

  • Nets working on trading Kirilenko back to the Jazz

    The Deseret News "Andrei Kirilenko might be moving back into his Salt Lake City home soon. It’s “very possible” that the small forward, who spent the first 10 seasons of his NBA career in Utah, will be traded to the Jazz by the Brooklyn Nets later this month, a source told the Deseret News. In exchange for..." December 07

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    After meeting w/ specialists, Utah's Alec Burks won't need shoulder surgery, source tells Yahoo. Undergoing rehab; could return in 2 weeks.

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    After meeting w/ specialists, Utah's Alec Burks won't need shoulder surgery, source tells Yahoo. Undergoing rehab; could return in 2 weeks.

  • Raptors roll over listless Jazz

    Toronto Sun "If Dwane Casey was hoping his pleas for some defence would be heard, the Utah Jazz were the wrong opponents. The Jazz treat defence like most 2-year-olds treat nap time, which is to say they would rather it not exist. Last night, even being the fresher of the two teams having not played..." December 04

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    Jody Genessy @DJJazzyJody

    Jazz shooting guard Alec Burks will have more testing on his inflamed left shoulder. He's out tonight and Friday.

  • Nuggets survive the Utah Jazz 103-101

    Denver Stiffs "Nuggets overcame a terrible third quarter and a flagrant 2 foul to Arron Afflalo to beat the Utah Jazz in Utah 103-101 You want game notes for this? Too bad you're getting them anyway. 1st quarter Summary Nuggets 26-23: Odd first quarter with very little flow. Nuggets offense was largely..." December 02

  • Blake Griffin, Chris Paul lead L.A. Clippers to win over Jazz

    L.A. Daily News "Blake Griffin scored 28 points and Chris Paul added 17 points and 10 assists to as the Clippers beat the Utah Jazz 112-96 on Saturday night for their fourth straight win. Jamal Crawford tallied 22 points and DeAndre Jordan grabbed 12 rebounds as the Clippers (11-5) closed a seven-game trip that..." November 30

  • Forward Jeremy Evans sprains ankle in practice

    Salt Lake Tribune "Jeremy Evans sprained his left ankle during practice Friday, so the seldom-used substitute’s availability is questionable for Saturday night’s game against the Los Angeles Clippers. Coming off his most productive season in the NBA, the fifth-year Utah Jazz forward hasn’t been a part of new..." November 29

  • Jeremy Lamb leads huge OKC bench performance in win over Utah

    The Oklahoman "In what amounted to the closest thing possible to a must-win November NBA game, a frustrated Scott Brooks had already seen enough. Down 10 midway through the first quarter to a bad Jazz team, the Thunder coach yanked all his starters and went deeper into a depleted roster. And the all-bench..." November 27

  • Derrick Rose, Pau Gasol return to help lift Bulls over Jazz

    CSN Chicago "omewhere between the floating assist to Pau Gasol, a catch-and-shoot jumper for two and a buried 3-pointer in the first four minutes of the game, it was clear Derrick Rose was back. Blatantly obvious, in fact. Rose and Gasol returned for the Bulls on Monday night after missing a few games..." November 25

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    One intriguing option, if Nets wait 'til Dec. 15 when trade market expands, is said to be AK-47 back to Utah for Jeremy Evans/Toure Murry

  • Pelicans beat Utah Jazz 106-94 behind Anthony Davis' career-high 43 points

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "There has always been something since the 2010-11 season that denied the New Orleans Pelicans an opportunity to celebrate a victory at EnergySolutions. The Jazz always seemed to find someway to get their offense going, seize the momentum and walk away as winners. On Saturday night, the..." November 23

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    Utah Jazz @utahjazz

    .@rodneymhood will continue to participate in treatment, conditioning & restricted weight training. He will be reevaluated in 2-3 weeks.

  • Without Durant and Westbrook, Oklahoma City falls in Utah

    Salt Lake Tribune "Oklahoma City continues to struggle without Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook. Once again playing without their injured All-Stars, the short-handed Thunder suffered a 98-81 loss to Utah on Tuesday night at EnergySolutions Arena. Jeremy Lamb scored 19 points, but Serge Ibaka and Reggie..." November 19

  • Raptors put away visiting Utah Jazz

    Toronto Star "As Jonas Valanciunas helped a limping James Johnson get across the Raptors locker room, DeMar DeRozan emerged from the shower area and headed to his stall. “We’ve got to move them back,” he said to no one and everyone crowded into the room. “Damn camera people.” Instead of fully..." November 16

  • Utah Jazz: Burke buzzer-beater downs New York Knicks 102-100

    Salt Lake Tribune "Trey Burke has been cold. Maybe that explains the ice. With every eye at Madison Square Garden on him Friday night, the Utah Jazz point guard set aside his early season slump to drain a step-back buzzer-beater from the left corner to give the Jazz a 102-100 win over the New York..." November 15

  • Hawks clamp down in fourth quarter for 100-97 win over Jazz

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The final statistics won’t show it, but the defense that the Hawks rode to back-to-back wins went missing over significant stretches Wednesday only to show up big as Atlanta outscored Utah 11-0 to close out the Jazz 100-97 for a third straight win. Atlanta beat the Jazz (3-6) for the seventh..." November 13

  • NBA owners expendable, NBPA director says

    ESPN.com "Michele Roberts, the NBA players' union executive director, on Wednesday questioned several of the principles that for decades have governed owner-player relations in the league, objecting to the concept of a salary cap while making clear she'd push for much more than a 50-50 split of..." November 13

  • Price helps Indiana Pacers stop Hayward and Jazz 97-86

    Indianapolis Star "For the Indiana Pacers, veteran guard A.J. Price is finder's keepers -- at least for the time being. For how long remains to be seen, and the NBA rule is so confusing that not even Frank Vogel can say. But Monday night's winning coach knows he wants Price around as long as possible,..." November 11

  • Jazz beat Detroit on the road 97-96

    Salt Lake Tribune ""Too Big Yo," that tinny sounding, amateur rap Gordon Hayward once recorded with a couple of buddies has become the unofficial anthem of the Utah Jazz’s captains on-court highlights. And if he keeps this up, he might just get sick of it. Two games removed from his first NBA buzzer-beater,..." November 10

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    David Locke @Lockedonsports

    Quin Snyder and Trey Burke spent an hour together last night watching film. Burke homecoming today

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    Jody Genessy @DJJazzyJody

    Rookie Rodney Hood is wearing a walking boot on his right foot. He'll miss #UTAatDET because of plantar fasciitis. pic.twitter.com/TJJ1WfXyOI

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    Jody Genessy @DJJazzyJody

    Guard Toure' Murry will be dressed in a Jazz uniform and available for action for the first time tonight for #UTAatDET.

  • Mavericks avoid 'sleepwalking' through third quarter, dominate Utah

    Dallas Morning News "As shocking, unbelievable developments go, maybe the supermarket tabloids should clear some space on their covers. The Mavericks won a third quarter Friday night. Not only won it. Dominated it. Never mind that it was the Utah Jazz on the receiving end. The Mavericks have now blown out the..." November 08

  • Jazz waive G/F Jordan Hamilton

    Salt Lake Tribune "The Jazz on Thursday waived guard/forward Jordan Hamilton. Utah claimed Hamilton off waivers on Oct. 27, the same day the team claimed forward Joe Ingles. But while Ingles immediately made his way into the team’s rotation, Hamilton was left inactive for five straight games before being cut." November 06

  • 'Exhilarating' win for Jazz over Cavs as Gordon Hayward hits buzzer-beater

    The Deseret News "Sundiata Gaines has some company when it comes to the part of Utah Jazz lore that includes hitting buzzer-beating shots against LeBron James’ teams. In a moment that encapsulated the Jazz’s better-than-expected play this fall and highlighted the progression of his career, small forward Gordon..." November 06

  • Clippers play very solid first half, hold on to defeat Utah 107-101

    L.A. Daily News "Utah Jazz coach Quin Snyder was fielding questions from reporters before his team took on the Clippers on Monday night at Staples Center. One asked Quin what he is seeing from the Clippers right now. “The same thing we’ve seen for a while,” he said. “They’re a very good team that’s incredibly..." November 04

  • Jazz's young stars shine bright against Suns

    Salt Lake Tribune "Near the start of his first full season with the Jazz, after Derrick Favors had been traded to Utah from the Nets, he uttered the following words: "If coach wants me to be a star, that’s what I’ll be." That’s what coach wants him to be. Asked if he could score 20 points and collect 10..." November 02

  • Alec Burks agrees to four-year, $42 million extension with Jazz

    Yahoo! Sports "Utah Jazz guard Alec Burks has reached an agreement on a four-year, $42 million contract extension, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Reachable incentive clauses could push Burks’ deal to $45 million, sources said. Burks has developed into one of the NBA’s better young shooting guards and is..." November 01

  • Mavericks' win over Jazz shows American Airlines Center could be a fortress

    Dallas Morning News "There was a time when the Mavericks were one of the toughest teams to play on their home floor. Starting in 2001-02, they piled up 30-plus victories at American Airlines Center in seven of eight seasons. Somewhere along the way, they lost that mojo. Perhaps the home opener Thursday..." October 31

  • Adam Silver Wants To Help Set Rules For Legalized Sports Gambling

    ThePostGame.com "In Adam Silver's opinion, the current gambling laws aren't stopping fans from betting on sports -- they're only restricting domestic opportunities. As sports gambling in New Jersey inches closer to a reality, Silver believes now is the time to start accepting the "inevitable" future. The NBA..." October 31

  • Rockets hold off Jazz 104-93 to move to 2-0 on young season

    Houston Chronicle "When the Rockets starters were together, they rolled with relative ease. Dwight Howard was too much to handle in the low post, especially early. James Harden was happy to work as a playmaker. Trevor Ariza poured in 3s for the second-consecutive game. When the Rockets 104-93 fourth-quarter..." October 30

  • Jazz balancing reality and optimism as season begins

    Salt Lake Tribune "Over the course of an 82-game season, a head coach, even a rookie head coach, knows he only can only give so many inspiring speeches before they start to ring hollow. So don't expect Quin Snyder to ask his Utah Jazz to win one for the Gipper before Wednesday night's season opener. "It's the..." October 29

  • PSD’s 2014-2015 NBA Western Conference Preview
    PSD Staff, Featured Content Team

    The Western Conference is filthy. In the Eastern Conference their are two elite teams and everyone else, the west has seven teams that, with a bit of luck, could win the NBA championship. The regular season and playoffs are going to be battle of attrition with furious competition and a list of teams and fan bases ready for long playoff runs. October 29

  • Jazz center Enes Kanter plans to enter restricted free agency next summer

    Yahoo! Sports "After ending discussions on the possibility of a contract extension with the Utah Jazz, center Enes Kanter plans to enter restricted free agency next summer, his agent told Yahoo Sports on Wednesday. “We have mutually agreed with Utah to concentrate on the season and look at our options again..." October 29

  • Sources: Jazz claim Jordan Hamilton and Joe Ingles off waivers

    Yahoo! Sports "In an effort to bolster their small forward depth, the Utah Jazz claimed Jordan Hamilton and Joe Ingles off waivers on Monday, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Hamilton (Toronto Raptors) and Ingles (Los Angeles Clippers) were released in final cuts and will be part of the Jazz’s opening night..." October 28

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    Tony Jones @Tjonessltrib

    Derrick Favors is not practicing today. The jazz center missed Friday nights preseason finale with a sore knee

  • Jazz Exercise Team Options on Burke and Gobert

    NBA.com "The Utah Jazz announced today that the team has elected to exercise its third-year team options for guard Trey Burke and center Rudy Gobert. The options for both players are through the 2015-16 season. Per team policy, financial terms were not released. Burke (6-1, 190, Michigan) is entering..." October 25

  • Jazz cut veteran guard Dahntay Jones

    Salt Lake Tribune "The Utah Jazz on Wednesday waived veteran guard Dahntay Jones and forward Jack Cooley, trimming their roster down to the league maximum of 15 players. With a number of injuries in the Utah backcourt in training camp, Jones saw significant time for the Jazz. He played in all six of the team’s..." October 23

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