Jazz Rumors & News

  • Jazz beat Timberwolves in double OT to finish season

    Salt Lake Tribune "Ty Corbin promised his team would fight to the end. And on Wednesday night in Minnesota, they finally did. The Jazz snapped a five-game losing streak, capping a difficult season of rebuilding with a victory — a feat that hasn’t come easy or often this year — as they downed the Timberwolves..." April 17

  • Lakers’ 119-104 win over Utah snaps seven-game losing streak

    L.A. Daily News "Through the acrobatic shots and colorful celebrations, Nick Young’s high-volume shooting still made the Lakers occasionally cringe. Sometimes it came at the expense of a balanced offense. But in this case, Young’s prolific scoring also may have cost the Lakers a top draft pick. The Lakers’..." April 15

  • Kenneth Faried has 24 points, 21 boards as Nuggets rally to defeat Jazz

    Denver Post "Saturday night's highlight happened about midway through the second quarter of the Nuggets' next-to-last home game, against the Utah Jazz. That was about the time the Atlanta Hawks were putting the finishing touches on an upset victory over Miami, thereby clinching the final playoff spot in the..." April 13

  • Trail Blazers defeat Utah Jazz, setting up Sunday showdown with Golden State Warriors

    Oregonian "After dismissing the Utah Jazz with a businesslike 111-99 victory, the Trail Blazers exited the visiting locker room at EnergySolutions Arena one-by-one Friday night, bound for a flight back to Portland. The win, coupled with a Golden State Warriors loss to the Los Angeles Lakers in a..." April 12

  • Carlisle 'in awe' of Dirk's feat as Mavs beat Jazz, cut magic number to two

    Dallas Morning News "On a history-making night, the only thing that really mattered to Dirk Nowitzki was that the Mavericks moved one giant step closer to returning to the playoffs. Nowitzki moved into the top 10 on the NBA’s all-time scoring list, but the more important development was the Mavericks’ relatively..." April 09

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    Utah Jazz @utahjazz

    Marvin Williams is a game-time decision tonight after a MRI revealed a left knee bone bruise #DALatUTA

  • Amid apparent chaos, Warriors rout Jazz 130-102

    San Francisco Chronicle "With seeming chaos swirling all around them off the court, the Warriors continued to show great stability in between the end lines Sunday night at Oracle Arena. A day after assistant coach Darren Erman was fired for violating company policy and two weeks after assistant coach Brian Scalabrine..." April 07

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    Aaron Falk @tribjazz

    Andris Biedrins has been waived to make room for Erik Murphy, the Jazz just announced.

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    The Utah Jazz have claimed rookie Erik Murphy off waivers, league sources tell Yahoo Sports. Chicago released him on Thursday.

  • Alec Burks, Gordon Hayward lift Jazz to victory over Pelicans

    The Deseret News "It looks like there's still some fight and some life left in these Jazz guys after all. And some wins, too. Alec Burks turned in his customary spark plug performance off the bench, and he and Gordon Hayward combined to hit 24 of 26 free throws — including four in the final seven seconds — as..." April 05

  • Anthony Davis is a game-time decision at Utah

    NBA.com "New Orleans All-Star forward Anthony Davis (back spasms) will be a game-time decision to play in Friday’s Western Conference game against the Utah Jazz. Davis participated in shootaround this morning at EnergySolutions Arena. “He’s been doing a lot of stuff the last two days,” Pelicans Coach..." April 04

  • Mourning, Richmond reportedly elected to Hall of Fame

    Pro Basketball Talk "The NBA doesn’t have a Hall of Fame, leaving the duty of honoring its all-time greats to the Basketball Hall of Fame – an organization hung up on honoring players and coaches (way too many coaches) based on accomplishments at lesser levels. Its processes are both screwed up and secretive (though..." April 04

  • Knicks jolt Jazz to keep pace with Hawks but Hardaway hurt

    New York Post "It wasn’t pretty, but neither is this playoff race. Desperate for a victory with the Hawks finally posting a win over the Sixers, the Knicks rallied from a 10-point first-half deficit to beat the pitiful Jazz 92-83 at EnergySolutions Arena. The victory moved the Knicks to 3-2 on their..." April 01

  • Kevin Durant scores 31 to keep streak going as Thunder beats Jazz

    The Oklahoman "In a game that had little competitive feel, Utah was quietly putting together a mild threat. The Jazz had scored 27 points in the final six minutes of the third quarter on Sunday, quickly slicing a 28-point Thunder lead to 12. It wasn’t danger time in Oklahoma City. But it was about time to..." March 31

  • Pelicans beat Utah Jazz 102-95 but forward Anthony Davis suffers left ankle injury

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "In the past month, New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis had been carrying the offensive load and dominating games. However, the Pelicans were forced to carry on without him for all but the opening four minutes of Friday night'€™s 102-95 victory against the Utah Jazz at the Smoothie King..." March 29

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    Aaron Falk @tribjazz

    Alec Burks says he's not ready to play tonight. "I'm not in shape. I want to play some one on one, two on two first."

  • Grizzlies rally, beat Jazz

    Memphis Commercial Appeal "The Grizzlies began a five-game road trip a bit wobbly. But they found their bearings late and earned a 91-87 comeback victory over the Utah Jazz Wednesday night in EnergySolutions Arena. The Western Conference worst Jazz were in control most of the night and looked as if they would upset a..." March 27

  • Trey Burke: Fans can be 'selfish'

    ESPN.com "Trey Burke drained a game-winning 3-pointer -- and some Utah Jazz fans booed. Saturday's win over the Magic gave the Jazz their 23rd victory of the season and kept them tied for the league's fourth-worst record. Some fans, though, would prefer to see Utah tank in hopes of bettering the team's..." March 25

  • Pistons snap 13-game road losing streak with win over Jazz

    Detroit News "The only thing rarer than a Pistons road win in the last two months was a road win in Salt Lake City — and a swagger-filled performance from Brandon Jennings. Who knows where the confidentpoint guard has been for the several weeks, but his persona made a cameo appearance Monday night against..." March 25

  • Trey Burke relives March Madness with game-winning three

    USA Today "It’s late March, so Trey Burke is here for big shots. The Utah Jazz point guard buried the Orlando Magic on Thursday night with a three-pointer with 1.6 seconds left. The Jazz were down two, and Gordon Hayward attacked the basket only to find his oh-so-clutch rookie teammate in the..." March 23

  • Hapless Magic lose seventh straight against Utah Jazz

    Salt Lake Tribune "There is still at least one team in the NBA that doesn’t relish playing the Utah Jazz. Orlando has lost seven straight against Utah, with the last five of those losses by six points or less after a Trey Burke corner 3-pointer lifted the Jazz to an 89-88 victory on Saturday night at..." March 23

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    Utah Jazz @utahjazz

    Alec Burks (sprained left ankle) is doubtful for tonight's game vs. @Orlando_Magic #ORLatUTA

  • Sponsor Logos "Inevitable" For NBA Jerseys

    ESPN.com "Get ready to sponsor logos on NBA jerseys. It's most likely coming in the next five years, NBA commissioner Adam Silver told an audience at the IMG World Congress of Sports on Wednesday. "It just creates that much more of an opportunity for our marketing partners to get to get that much..." March 20

  • Grizzlies Eke Out 8th Straight Home Win against the Jazz

    Grizzly Bear Blues "This was the Grizzlies' second wire-to-wire victory on the season (the other being against the Blazers in Portland). First Quarter The Grizzlies starters came out sharp, led by Mike Conley and Zach Randolph with 18 combined points in the opening quarter. Zach tallied 7 of his 11 rebounds in..." March 20

  • Rockets destroy Jazz to snap three-game slide

    Houston Chronicle "When the Rockets needed a big performance out of Omer Asik, the backup center delivered. The Rockets hosted the Utah Jazz on Monday night, and center Dwight Howard was a late scratch because of a mild high ankle sprain. Asik, the starter last season, stepped into Howard’s role and the..." March 18

  • Spurs 122, Utah 104: Full streakage

    San Antonio Express-News "The Spurs (50-16) couldn’t quite duplicate Friday’s record-setting conquest of the Lakers on Sunday against another Western Conference bottom feeder. All they did this time out was enjoy their best shooting night in more than three years, hitting 62.8 percent from the floor to crush the Jazz for..." March 17

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    Aaron Falk @tribjazz

    John Lucas also went through shootaround after missing time with an ankle sprain. He says he's ready to play if called upon.

  • Utah plays it safe with injured Marvin Williams

    Salt Lake Tribune "With the results of his MRI pending, Jazz forward Marvin Williams wasn’t on the Utah Jazz bench for Friday night’s game against the Los Angeles Clippers. Williams missed practice Thursday with a lower back strain and had been scheduled for an examination the same day. Instead, the MRI was..." March 15

  • Clippers extend streak to 10 with a win over Jazz

    L.A. Daily News "You know what? I kind of love this victory by the Los Angeles Clippers over the Utah Jazz. Sure, we expect the Clippers to beat the worst team in the Western Conference, and we probably expect them to do it more easily than this. It certainly wasn't pleasant watching as the Utah maintained a lead..." March 15

  • Almost perfect Nowitzki scores 31 to help Mavs top Jazz, keep No. 8 spot

    Dallas Morning News "Two franchises fighting for different things desperately needed to take care of their business Wednesday night in Utah. They did, even if it took awhile. The Mavericks were seeking a victory in a game they could not afford to lose if they are serious about the playoffs. The Jazz, for the..." March 13

  • Hawks 112, Jazz 110

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The Hawks needed an 8-0 run – with the points coming from former Jazz players Kyle Korver and DeMarre Carroll – to pull out a 112-110 victory Monday night. Fellow ex-Jazz Paul Millsap added 23 points in his return to EnergySolutions Arena. It was a victory – but it sure didn’t come easily. The..." March 11

  • Jazz finish rough road trip strong with 104-92 win in Philly

    The Deseret News "There are certain must-do things for visitors in the City of Brotherly Love. You can’t come to this Pennsylvania town without checking out the Liberty Bell in its cracked splendor. It’s mandatory for tourists to run up the stairs at the Philadelphia Museum of Art and pretend to be Rocky..." March 09

  • Big front line leads Knicks to rout of Jazz, 108-81

    New York Post "With rumors and distractions regarding Phil Jackson possibly joining the team as everything but a player, the Knicks tried for a modest two-game winning streak with the Jazz supplying the opposition. Landing Jackson — actually doing anything — should be so easy. Taking advantage of the start..." March 08

  • Wiz do enough to top Jazz, 104-91

    Bullets Forever "Everyone here that used to hate eating their vegetables as a kid can relate to the Wizards' 104-91 win over the Jazz. You procrastinate, picking at your bowl of peas while delaying the inevitable. Your parents glare at you, and you know, deep down, that you really should listen to them. And..." March 06

  • Pacers escape with 94-91 win over the Jazz

    Indianapolis Star "Indiana Pacers coach Frank Vogel has raved about David West's leadership during the past three seasons. He's talked about his veteran presence in the locker room. He noted his maturity in taking a lesser scoring role in order to give Paul George and Lance Stephenson a better chance to develop..." March 03

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    Aaron Falk @tribjazz

    Jeremy Evans will play tonight.

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    David Locke @Lockedonsports

    Jeremy Evans participated in shoot around and is a game time decision

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    Jody Genessy @DJJazzyJody

    Jeremy Evans sprained his left ankle at practice today. Game-time decision Sunday in Indy.

  • Irving's first triple-double leads Cavaliers to 99-79 victory over Utah Jazz

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "A curious affliction hit the Cavaliers as soon as Kyrie Irving came close to securing his 10th rebound of the night, the one which would give him his first career triple-double in Cleveland's 99-79 triumph over Utah on Friday. "You go 'alligator arms' on the boards," forward Spencer Hawes..." March 01

  • Jazz Hayward fuels big win over Suns, 112-101

    Salt Lake Tribune "Gordon Hayward and Richard Jefferson scored 17 points each to lead the Jazz to a 109-86 victory over shorthanded Phoenix on Wednesday night at EnergySolutions Arena. The Suns played without top scorer Goran Dragic, who missed the game because of an ankle injury. The Jazz made eight of their..." February 27

  • NBA executives have discussed adding a four-point line

    USA Today "Once upon a time in NBA lore, Antoine Walker was asked why he shot so many three-pointers and replied, “There are no fours.” Now, the idea of a four-point shot is not only not outrageous but an actual possibility. In an ESPN interview, NBA president of basketball operations Rod Thorn and VP of..." February 26

  • Burks, Favors lead Jazz to a 110-98 win over Boston

    Salt Lake Tribune "Enes Kanter smiled and pointed at the man one locker over. "Welcome back," he said. After missing three straight games — and seven of the Jazz’s previous 13 — with a lingering hip injury, Derrick Favors was back in the starting lineup Monday and showing with his play why the Jazz are winless..." February 25

  • Jazz Rejected Offer Of First-Rounder For Williams

    Hoops Rumors "The Jazz rebuffed “one or two” trade proposals before the deadline that would have netted them a late first-round pick in return for Marvin Williams, as Chad Ford of ESPN.com writes in his latest Insider-only “Tank Rank” piece. There were apparently other intriguing offers on the table as well,..." February 24

  • Love's triple-double leads Wolves to victory against the Jazz

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "They say necessity is the mother of invention. She also apparently gave birth to Timberwolves star Kevin Love’s first career triple-double and Saturday night’s 121-104 victory at Utah as well. With his top two centers and starting guard Kevin Martin all out injured Saturday, Wolves coach..." February 23

  • Defense fuels Trail Blazers win over Jazz

    Oregonian "When Trail Blazers coach Terry Stotts entered the media room for his postgame news conference Friday, a member of the team’s media relations staff played a song from “Saturday Night Fever” on his phone. “I may break out and dance, you never know,” Stotts said. Stotts wore a 1970s..." February 22

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  • Nets hit right notes in a hard-fought win over Jazz

    New York Post "It wasn’t pretty and it wasn’t easy, but the Nets opened their six-game Western road trip with the win they desperately needed. After falling behind by as many as 13 points early in the third quarter, the Nets fought their way back with a 20-6 run to end the third, and came away with a 105-99..." February 20

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    Utah Jazz @utahjazz

    Derrick Favors (right hip sprain) is inactive, Malcolm Thomas will be active. Richard Jefferson (stomach cramps) will play/start. #BKNatUTA

  • Source: Celtics interested in Utah's Hayward

    CSN New England "The Celtics have expressed some interest in acquiring Utah's Gordon Hayward, a league source tells CSNNE.com. Hayward, who starred for Celtics head coach Brad Stevens while at Butler, will become a restricted free agent this summer after he and the Jazz could not come to terms on an extension..." February 19

  • Wall, George lead East to 2014 Slam Dunk Contest title

    Pro Basketball Talk "John Wall‘s final dunk of the night won the 2014 Slam Dunk Contest for the team representing the Eastern Conference, but the drastic format changes to the event, and not any of its dunks, are what will be remembered most from this year’s All-Star Saturday showcase. “I think it was cool,” Wall..." February 16

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