Jazz Rumors & News

  • Warriors barely escape upset from Jazz

    CSN Bay Area "With their NBA-record season-opening win streak at stake and facing their stiffest test so far, the Warriors turned to their ace. And Steph Curry delivered. Curry dropped in a pair of free throws with 2.4 seconds remaining Monday night to finish off a fourth-quarter comeback and send the..." December 01

  • Draymond Green rips ‘coward’ reporter for calling Warriors cocky

    Larry Brown Sports "A Utah Jazz reporter felt that the Golden State Warriors failed to win with class Monday night, and he shared some unflattering stories about it after the game. Draymond Green was not happy. Ben Dowsett, who covers the Jazz for a few different sites, said some Warriors players were..." December 01

  • Jazz close by committee in win over New Orleans

    Salt Lake Tribune "New Orleans All-Star Anthony Davis played all but four minutes, scored a game-high 36 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to go with three blocked shots. Lacking a superstar of their own, the Utah Jazz do their work by committee — and that was good enough to beat Davis and the Pelicans on Saturday..." November 29

  • Utah Jazz beat Los Angeles Clippers 102-91, get back to .500 on the season

    Salt Lake Tribune "Gordon Hayward has been frustrated with his play and, after Monday's blowout loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder, embarrassed. On Wednesday night, Hayward roared with pride as he made play after play to help lift his team to a 102-91 win over the Los Angeles Clippers. Hayward scored a season-high..." November 26

  • Durant returns, Thunder rout Jazz 111-89

    The Oklahoman "Just three days ago, bubbling panic spread through the Thunder’s fanbase, reacting to a string of lackluster performances and the lingering hamstring strain that kept Kevin Durant sidelined. Three days, two solid showings and one MVP return later, the worry seems to have subsided. Kevin..." November 24

  • Thunder's Enes Kanter says he has 'no problems' with Jazz, their fans

    CBS Sports "After spending the first three and a half years of his career with the Utah Jazz, Enes Kanter treated his trade to the Oklahoma City Thunder last year like the best thing that ever happened to him. In his exit from Utah, Kanter didn't have any complimentary things to say about the Jazz or Salt..." November 23

  • Williams sparked the Mavs in 102-93 win over Utah

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "With Monta Ellis now playing for the Indiana Pacers and Dirk Nowitzki getting up there in age, the Dallas Mavericks knew they had to find themselves another go-to guy over the offseason. They definitely found one in Deron Williams. Signed to a two-year, $11 million free agent contract over..." November 21

  • Utah Jazz get tough in fourth quarter to beat Toronto Raptors

    Salt Lake Tribune "Ever since he took over the Jazz last year, coach Quin Snyder has made his team tougher, defensively. In the middle of Wednesday night's game against Toronto, toughness was exactly what the Jazz were lacking - offensively. They found that trait just in time; by scoring 34 points in the fourth..." November 19

  • Champions League set to debut in 2016 with former NBA players, 16 teams

    USA Today "When it comes to jobs that are hard to land, it doesn’t get much tougher than the NBA. At most, there are 450 roster spots to be had by the world’s best players. Consider there were approximately 5,600 Division I men’s college players in 2014 in America alone, and you start to understand it’s..." November 18

  • Billy Hunter files amended wrongful-termination complaint against NBPA

    The Score "Former NBPA boss Billy Hunter continues to seek damages from the union for the circumstances surrounding his termination in 2013. Hunter's attorneys filed an amended complaint in Los Angeles County Superior Court on Monday, seeking a jury trial on four breach-of-contract claims, reports Ken..." November 17

  • Jazz eastern road trip ends with 97-96 win over Hawks

    SLC Dunk "The Utah Jazz (5-5) return to .500 after handing the Atlanta Hawks (8-4) their THIRD HOME LOSS of the season. Utah played pretty loose in the first quarter, and took a lead. However, the Hawks are masters of never giving up, and turned up the defensive pressure which turned up the pace. In..." November 16

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    David Locke @Lockedonsports

    Rudy Gobert and Rodney Hood participated in shoot around and are still listed as questionable

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    Tony Jones @Tjonessltrib

    Rudy Gobert and Rodney Hood are both listed as questionable for Sunday's matchup at the Atlanta Hawks for the Jazz

  • Evan Fournier leads Magic to 102-93 win over Jazz

    Orlando Sentinel "Evan Fournier learned the horrific news prior to tipoff. Terrorist attacks rocked Paris on Friday, killing at least 100 people, hurling Fournier's home country of France into chaos and a state of emergency. The reports must have been heart-wrenching. Fournier grew up in a Paris suburb, and..." November 14

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    Utah Jazz @utahjazz

    UPDATE // @UofUHealthCare Injury Report Rudy Gobert (left ankle) is now OUT Rodney Hood (right foot soreness) is OUT #UTAatORL

  • Heat hold off Jazz without Wade, with Bosh, Johnson leading the way

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "With Dwyane Wade tending to a family matter, Chris Bosh was asked to play as a leading man Thursday. Surprisingly, so was Tyler Johnson, Both came through in the 92-91 victory over the Utah Jazz that lifted the Heat to 3-0 to start this seven-game homestand. A leading role is a something..." November 13

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    Ethan J. Skolnick @EthanJSkolnick

    Rudy Gobert out tonight for Jazz

  • LeBron, Love and Mo lift Cleveland Cavaliers past Utah Jazz, 118-114

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "For three and a half quarters Tuesday night, the Utah Jazz made it interesting. But a 10-0 run late in the quarter gave the Cavaliers a vital cushion for their seventh win of the season. Thanks to LeBron James, Kevin Love and Mo Williams, the Cavaliers increased their conference-high winning..." November 11

  • Utah Jazz win 89-79 despite late run by Memphis Grizzlies

    Salt Lake Tribune "Trey Burke wants to be the starting point guard of the Utah Jazz. Coach Quin Snyder is OK with this. In fact, Snyder would question him if he didn't want to be the starter. Still, Burke is coming off Snyder's bench because the Jazz desperately need scoring punch in their second unit, a decision..." November 08

  • Hayward, Booker find redemption in Denver

    Salt Lake Tribune "The coach wanted it to be a test of resilience. A night earlier, Gordon Hayward sat at his locker and voiced frustrations with himself and the shooting woes that had become something more than a "little bit" of a slump early in the season. Forward Trevor Booker, meanwhile, had been unable to..." November 06

  • Oddsmakers say George Karl, Lionel Hollins coaches on hottest seats

    Pro Basketball Talk "It’s inevitable. Some team is going to get off to a slow start, ownership/top management will be looking for a scapegoat, and a coach will get fired in the middle of the season. Even though the guys swinging the axe are more likely at fault for the team’s problems than the guy on the receiving..." November 04

  • Jazz defense comes alive in second half to beat Pacers

    Salt Lake Tribune "After spending the first half Saturday night getting pushed around and beat up and down the court, the Utah Jazz needed a change. And by the time Rudy Gobert and company re-emerged from the locker room at Bankers Life Fieldhouse at halftime on Halloween night, they looked like they had changed..." November 01

  • Trey Burke bounces back with solid performance in Jazz win against 76ers

    Salt Lake Tribune "Trey Burke's Michigan homecoming was a disappointment. In Detroit, not far from where he was a college star, the Jazz point guard found himself scoreless and stuck to the bench for much of the Jazz's season-opener. But the third-year pro brushed it off and bounced back on Friday night, scoring..." October 31

  • Suspension served, Trevor Booker ready for debut

    Salt Lake Tribune "This is Rocky Balboa's city, but the Utah Jazz are eagerly awaiting another fighter's comeback. Head coach Quin Snyder wants forward Trevor Booker boxing out — not boxing — though, when Booker makes his season debut Friday night against the 76ers, after serving a one-game suspension for a..." October 30

  • NBA All-Star Game will reportedly feature Kia ads on jerseys

    Yahoo! Sports "NBA commissioner Adam Silver has regularly talked up the supposed inevitability of official uniforms featuring advertisements, which would serve as another revenue stream for the league and continue the professional sports world's embrace of leveraging every available surface for financial gain...." October 30

  • Pistons beat Jazz show grit, character in 2-0 start

    Detroit News "The spacing is better on the court, at least. It’ll take some time before the seats get overly crowded. And it’ll take more than a win or two from the Pistons, given what they’ve done here the last several years. But Wednesday night’s home opener, though hardly a thing of beauty, certainly..." October 29

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    Kurt Helin @basketballtalk

    The Utah Jazz are going to start Raul Neto over Trey Burke at the point, according to @DJJazzyJody It's all about who sets guys up.

  • Utah Jazz's bright future could prove very, very expensive down the road

    Sporting News "The Utah Jazz tip off their 2015-16 NBA season Wednesday night and have a young team that found plenty of momentum at the end of last season. Many are projecting a playoff berth this season and putting center Rudy Gobert among the most likely breakout candidates of the year. Look past the hype..." October 28

  • 2016 NBA free agency could dominate this season in an ugly way

    Sporting News "The 2015-16 NBA season is set to get underway. There will be 1,230 games played in the regular season, and another 80-90 games in the playoffs over the next eight months before we finally settle on another champion. And then the real fun begins. That’s because the next free agency period,..." October 27

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    Shams Charania @ShamsCharania

    The Utah Jazz have claimed Portland free agent guard Phil Pressey off waivers, league source tells Yahoo Sports.

  • Silver does not expect NBA breaks for FIBA, says preseason will likely be reduced

    The Score "It is highly unlikely the NBA will employ international soccer-like breaks in its regular season in order to accommodate FIBA's new World Cup qualifiers, which will overlap with the NBA season beginning in 2017, commissioner Adam Silver stated Friday. Silver touched on the topic at a news..." October 24

  • Jazz Sign E.J. Singler

    Real GM Basketball "The Utah Jazz have signed free agent forward E.J. Singler. Singler spent the 2014-15 season with BC Kalev/Cramo of Estonia, appearing in 60 games (19 starts) and averaged 6.9 points, 3.9 rebounds and 0.8 assists in 17.2 minutes of action. " October 22

  • Lamar Odom crisis spurs union plans to help NBA players adjust to retirement

    Yahoo! Sports "National Basketball Players Association executive director Michele Roberts told Yahoo Sports that Lamar Odom's crisis has "reignited" discussions to create a program to aid NBA players who are transitioning toward retirement. Odom was found unconscious at a brothel in rural Nevada last week in..." October 22

  • NBA commissioner Adam Silver calls for 'regulatory framework' to daily fantasy sports

    Sporting News "Even though NBA commissioner Adam Silver said the league will continue its partnership with daily fantasy sites like FanDuel and DraftKings, he thinks it's time concrete regulations were put into place to keep the multi-billion-dollar industry in check. "There should be a regulatory framework;..." October 22

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    Aaron Falk @tribjazz

    Bryce Cotton and Treveon Graham both waived today by the Jazz.

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    Utah Jazz @utahjazz

    We're excited to have exercised team options on @daanteee, Rodney Hood, @TreyBurke & @rudygobert27 for 2016-17! pic.twitter.com/lnqgJaEmmV

  • Jazz eat fully guaranteed salary of Grant Jerrett

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Jazz entered training camp with 13 players – two below the regular-season roster limit – with guaranteed salaries. That seemingly made it unlikely three Utah players who belong in the NBA – Jeff Withey ($200,000 guaranteed), Elijah Millsap (unguaranteed) and Bryce Cotton (unguaranteed) –..." October 15

  • Everything You Need to Know About the Utah Jazz's 2015-16 NBA Season

    Bleacher Report "Mind-blowing turnarounds like the one the Utah Jazz engineered last season are always more nuanced and subtle than we want to believe. But it's just so easy to pick out 2015 the All-Star break as the switch-flipping moment when Utah transformed from a wholly unremarkable outfit into a..." October 13

  • Jazz Waiving J.J. O’Brien, Jack Cooley

    Hoops Rumors "The Jazz are waiving J.J. O’Brien and Jack Cooley, according to Jody Genessy of the Deseret News (Twitter link). O’Brien has a $75K partial guarantee that Utah will be responsible for if he clears waivers, while Cooley’s pact is non-guaranteed. They’re the first cuts from the Jazz preseason..." October 13

  • NBA moves window for rookie-deal extensions back 2 days to Nov. 2

    ESPN "The window to sign former first-round picks to contract extensions entering the fourth and final year of their rookie contracts will be two days longer than normal this season. The NBA has confirmed to ESPN.com that the usual Oct. 31 deadline for such extensions has been officially moved to..." October 13

  • Rodney Hood says Kobe Bryant just about gave him his resume

    CBS Sports "A lot happened during Tuesday's preseason game between the Los Angeles Lakers and Utah Jazz in Hawaii. We had the Jazz squeak out an overtime victory. We had Trevor Booker earn a one-game suspension due to a slap he gave Roy Hibbert. And apparently we had Kobe Bryant trying to connect with Rodney..." October 11

  • Jazz Trevor Booker suspended one game for slapping Roy Hibbert

    CBS Sports "During a preseason game in Hawaii between the Los Angeles Lakers and Utah Jazz, we had our first kerfuffle of the 2015-16 campaign. Jazz forward Trevor Booker ended up hitting Lakers center Roy Hibbert with an open hand after Hibbert confronted him halfway through the third quarter. That open hand..." October 10

  • Sources: Jazz forward Trevor Booker suspended one game by NBA

    Yahoo! Sports "The NBA has suspended Utah Jazz forward Trevor Booker one game for taking a swing at Los Angeles Lakers center Roy Hibbert in a preseason game, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Booker will serve the suspension in the Jazz’s season-opening game against the Detroit Pistons on Oct. 28. Booker..." October 09

  • Union intends to provide cardiac screening for retired NBA players

    ESPN "The National Basketball Players Association is working on a program that would fund cardiac screening and supplemental health insurance for its retired players, an initiative expedited by the recent sudden deaths of legends Darryl Dawkins and Moses Malone. The joint effort between union..." October 08

  • Commissioner: NBA won't stop season for international competition

    Sporting News "The NBA is becoming increasingly global, perhaps more than any American sports league. That said, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver told reporters in Madrid not to expect the league to put a franchise on the continent soon: His league won't pause for international changes. Silver was in Spain..." October 08

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    Utah Jazz @utahjazz

    Injury Update: Chris Johnson has been diagnosed with a concussion after an elbow to the head in last night's practice.

  • NBA will rely on off-site refs for some calls to speed up games

    Sporting News "When the NBA regular season opens next month, things will be different when it comes to replay. The NBA announced Wednesday that certain types of reviews will be handled by referees in the league's replay center in Secaucus, N.J. Decisions made from the replay center will include: whether a..." October 01

  • Report: Jazz not interested in Anthony Bennett

    Pro Basketball Talk "The 76ers and Trail Blazers have enough cap space to claim Anthony Bennett, whom the Timberwolves just waived in conjunction with a buyout agreement. The Cavaliers also have a trade exception large enough to claim him. Plus, a fourth team – the Jazz – could easily make room for Bennett’s..." September 24

  • NBA tweaks format for Finals to ease travel demands

    ESPN "The NBA, in an ongoing attempt to ‎build more rest into the schedule and ease travel demands on its players, has announced another change to the NBA Finals format. The league introduced a revised template for its Finals schedule Wednesday, scrapping its long-standing Tuesday-Thursday-Sunday..." September 24

  • Gordon Hayward is an true star — and the answer to the Jazz's big question

    Sporting News "Some secrets are kept better than others. The Jazz's success last season, and internal optimism coming into this season could be seen as a secret. But the Jazz's best player shouldn't be one much longer. Gordon Hayward is turning into one of the league's best all-around offensive players. And..." September 23

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