Jazz Rumors & News

  • Enes Kanter talks trash before, gloats after Utah’s win over Warriors

    Pro Basketball Talk "Utah’s Enes Kanter isn’t exactly a household name among casual NBA fans, but he wasn’t afraid to dismiss the league’s best team — and a couple of its players, specifically — in advance of Friday night’s matchup. The Jazz are just 17-30 on the season, and are 10.5 games out of the final playoff..." January 31

  • Utah Jazz 110, Golden State Warriors 100, Even Boler Couldn't Stop a Victory

    SLC Dunk "Personally, I wanted to strangle Boler tonight. About three minutes left, he started talking like the Jazz had already won the game. I yelled. I screamed. I did a yell-scream. "This is the freaking Warriors! All they need is four straight 3's wrapped around three straight stops! How often do..." January 31

  • Clippers Win a Funky One, Beat Jazz 94-89

    Clips Nation "The Clippers turn it on in the 4th quarter and win ugly in Salt Lake City tonight, completing the series sweep of the Jazz. While watching the Clippers take on the Jazz tonight, the word that kept popping into my head to describe the play was "funky". Maybe it's in keeping with the Grammy road..." January 29

  • Jazz Sign Chris Johnson to a 10-Day Contract

    NBA.com "The Utah Jazz announced today that the team has signed forward Chris Johnson of the NBA Development League’s Rio Grande Valley Vipers to a 10-day contract. Johnson becomes the NBA’s 24th overall NBA D-League Call-Up of the 2014-15 season and the 22nd different player to be called up. Per team..." January 28

  • 5d
    Aaron Falk @tribjazz

    Q said he's not going to be reactionary after a bad night from Exum vs. Boston & said the rook's defense was better on film than he thought.

  • 5d
    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    After Elliot Williams' second 10-day contract expires tonight, Jazz will not re-sign him for rest of the season, league sources tell Yahoo.

  • Jazz Sign Elijah Millsap to a Multi-Year Deal

    NBA.com "The Utah Jazz announced today that the team has signed guard/forward Elijah Millsap to a multi-year contract. Per team policy, financial terms were not released. Millsap signed the first of two 10-day contracts with the Jazz on Jan. 5 and has appeared in 10 Jazz games since, averaging 5.7..." January 25

  • 8d
    Tim Bontemps @TimBontemps

    Derrick Favors will play for the Jazz tonight.

  • 10d
    Aaron Falk @tribjazz

    Derrick Favors will miss tonight's game at Milwaukee due to "personal reasons," Jazz PR says. Utah is 0-3 without him this season.

  • Cavaliers defeat Jazz, 106-92, extend winning streak to four games

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "There weren't any late-game heroics from Utah's Gordon Hayward this time. The Cleveland Cavaliers raced away from the Utah Jazz on Wednesday night at Quicken Loans Arena, 106-92, extending their winning streak to four. The rout started early as the Cavs stormed out to an 11-point advantage..." January 22

  • Lakers Top 2015 List Of NBA's Most Valuable Teams; Average Franchise Is Now Worth Record $1.1 Billion

    Forbes.com "What do you get when you combine a massive new $24 billion television contract, a nearly six-year bull market in equities creating tremendous wealth, and cheap credit? You get a massive rise in sports franchise values, with the NBA serving as ground zero for the current boom. The average NBA team..." January 21

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    David Locke @Lockedonsports

    Rodney Hood out through all-star break and then will be reevaluated at that point

  • Spurs hold Jazz to five-year low, win 89-69

    Pounding The Rock "Can you imagine if all Spurs games were like this, if they actually played to their late 90's-early 00's stereotype? I'd probably take up a different hobby, to be honest. In a game that had all the offensive execution of the NFC Championship Game and all the drama of the AFC Championship Game, the..." January 19

  • Utah Jazz rookie Rodney Hood feels 'great' in return from 2nd foot injury

    The Deseret News "Getting his feet underneath him as a rookie in the NBA has been a frustrating and painful process for Utah Jazz swingman Rodney Hood. Earlier this season, the 22-year-old missed 10 games due to a bout of plantar fasciitis in his right foot that made him feel like he was walking on glass. On..." January 18

  • Gordon Hayward is becoming a franchise player

    SB Nation "Gordon Hayward's body ached. There was the smack of Carmelo Anthony's shoulder on the block, pump-faking him into the air for the and-one. There was the sting of getting popped in the eye by Pablo Prigioni on a drive. There were the elbows that swung at his gut when he darted into the..." January 16

  • Jazz getting defensive (finally) under Snyder

    Salt Lake Tribune "After all of the practicing, after all of the times Quin Snyder came close to losing his voice — it all may be paying off. Do you remember the days when the Utah Jazz were a horrible defensive team? It wasn’t that long ago. Take the first 10 games of the season: The Jazz surrendered 100 or more..." January 15

  • Curry, Warriors explode in third to beat Jazz

    CSN Bay Area "Playing on the road for the first time this month, the Warriors started slowly before finding their rhythm and blowing the Jazz off the floor at EnergySolutions Arena in Salt Lake City. With Stephen Curry leading the way with 27 points and 11 assists, the Warriors posted a 116-105 victory that..." January 14

  • Derrick Favors finding groove in offense

    Salt Lake Tribune "Derrick Favors spent more time on the Jazz’s bench last night than off it, playing 17 minutes and 35 seconds of his team’s 15-point defeat to the Rockets. Foul trouble limited him in the first half. His coach limited him in the second. "I saw him limping a little," coach Quin Snyder said...." January 11

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    David Locke @Lockedonsports

    Enes Kanter is listed as probable for tonight's Jazz v. Houston Rockets

  • Favors and Gobert lead Jazz past Chicago, 97-77

    Salt Lake Tribune "Elliot Williams hadn’t been through a practice or a shootaround with his new team when Utah Jazz coach Quin Snyder sent the D-League call-up on a 10-day contract into the game Wednesday night against the Chicago Bulls. The Jazz have been riddled with injuries, so playing time for new faces has..." January 08

  • Jazz To Sign Elliot Williams To 10-Day Contract

    Real GM Basketball "The Utah Jazz will sign Elliot Williams to a 10-day contract. Williams is in Salt Lake City taking a physical." January 06

  • Elijah Millsap To Sign 10-Day Contract With Jazz

    Real GM Basketball "Elijah Millsap has passed his physical exam with the Utah Jazz and will be called up from the NBA Development League on a 10-day contract, a league source told RealGM on Sunday. In his season with Bakersfield of the D-League, Millsap – the brother of Atlanta Hawks star Paul Millsap – is..." January 05

  • Jazz Waive Toure’ Murry

    NBA.com "The Utah Jazz announced today that the team has waived guard Toure’ Murry. Following the move, the Jazz roster now stands at 14 players. Murry (6-5, 195, Wichita State) was originally signed as a free agent on Aug. 28 and appeared in one regular season game for the Jazz. He also had two..." January 05

  • 27d
    Aaron Falk @tribjazz

    Trey Burke is ill and didn't shoot around today. He's questionable for tonight against the Pacers.

  • 28d
    Utah Jazz @utahjazz

    Alec Burks (shoulder), Patrick Christopher (patella), Rodney Hood (foot) and Enes Kanter (ankle) all remain out for Monday #INDatUTA

  • 28d
    Chris Herring @HerringWSJ

    Utah plans to waive ex-Knick guard Toure Murry, according to a league source.

  • 29d
    Tony Jones @Tjonessltrib

    Elijah Millsap - younger brother of Paul - will join the jazz as a D - league call up, NBA source confirms to the tribune

  • 29d
    Tony Jones @Tjonessltrib

    The jazz have recalled toure murry from the stampede. He will be in uniform tonight at minnesota

  • Patrick Christopher’s injury spoils a storybook moment

    Salt Lake Tribune "Patrick Christopher is a sneaker fanatic. The other day in Los Angeles, I asked him about his previous experiences playing at Staples Center and he recalled a 25-point performance he had in the Pac-10 tournament there against Washington. "I played in some Jordan 1s," he added. So we talked a..." January 03

  • 29d
    David Locke @Lockedonsports

    Jazz will be without Alec Burks, Rodney Hood, Patrick Christopher, Enes Kanter v. Minnesota on Saturday v Wolves who have lost 10 in a row

  • 31d
    Aaron Falk @tribjazz

    Alec Burks had shoulder surgery yesterday and Quin Snyder says, “He’s doing well and on the road to a speedy recovery.”

  • Utah Jazz beat Minnesota Timberwolves 100-94

    Salt Lake Tribune "Quin Snyder sat silently, staring daggers at his team. For an entire timeout, the normally talkative Utah Jazz coach never said a word. This was his reasoning: If his players weren’t going to communicate defensively, why should he communicate with them? So an entire timeout passed uncomfortably..." December 31

  • Alec Burks out for season with shoulder injury

    SB Nation "The starting Utah Jazz guard has been bothered by shoulder trouble all year since signing a four-year, $42 million extension. Utah Jazz shooting guard Alec Burks will not play again this season after electing to undergo surgery on his left shoulder, the team announced Tuesday. Burks tried..." December 31

  • 33d
    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Hearing there are renewed fears in Utah that Alec Burks' latest shoulder issues will shelve him long-term ... and possibly for the season

  • 35d
    Tony Jones @Tjonessltrib

    Alec burks will travel with the jazz to Los Angeles but is OUT for tomorrow night against the clippers

  • 36d
    David Locke @Lockedonsports

    Alex Burks is doubtful tonight for the Utah Jazz. (Left shoulder)

  • Jazz Studying Grizzlies On How To Effectively Use Bigs

    Real GM Basketball "The Utah Jazz have a young roster with a lot of talented bigs in Derrick Favors, Rudy Gobert and Enes Kanter, along with veteran Trevor Booker. The team best built around a strong frontcourt is perhaps the Memphis Grizzlies in how they use Marc Gasol and Zach Randolph. " December 23

  • The maturation of Derrick Favors

    Pro Basketball Talk "The book on Derrick Favors was out — he could score pretty well from the left block, but what he really wanted to do was face up and drive past his defender (he has a quick first step), then when he got to the rim he could finish (he shot 60 percent inside eight feet last season). To defend him..." December 23

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    David Locke @Lockedonsports

    Trevor Booker did not travel to Memphis and is out for Monday v Grizzlies. Minor outpatient procedure in Charlotte

  • Adam Silver on tanking: 'I absolutely don't think any team is trying to lose'

    ESPN.com "NBA commissioner Adam Silver says that the perception of tanking in the league is greater than the reality of it. "I absolutely don't think any team is trying to lose," Silver said in an interview with ESPN's Andy Katz for "Outside the Lines." "No player is going out there to lose," Silver..." December 21

  • Favors, Hayward lead victory over Magic, 101-94

    Salt Lake Tribune "By the middle of the fourth quarter, Derrick Favors and Gordon Hayward were simply taking turns. With each possession and each dagger thrown at the Orlando Magic, the two best Utah Jazz players pushed their team ever closer to a winning streak. Three minutes away from finishing off a 101-94..." December 20

  • Jazz's Gordon Hayward is proving he's worth his max offer sheet

    CBSSports.com "Four years and $63 million. That was the offer sheet Gordon Hayward signed with the Charlotte Hornets last summer and it's the offer sheet the Utah Jazz didn't hesitate to match. If it looks like a lot of money, that's because it is. The real kicker with this contract though wasn't exactly the..." December 20

  • 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

  • 53d
    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

  • 53d
    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

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