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From the mouths of predictors: Are this year's Jazz the 2013 Suns?

Last year, the Suns were the rebuilding franchise with a first-year coach. Could the Jazz follow the same mold?

Jazz's Hood, Exum winning plaudits, respect

When Dante Exum and Rodney Hood both unexpectedly fell to the Utah Jazz in the draft this past June, the organization couldn’t help but be excited. Read more »

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Jazz taking on Suns, hope to learn from them

With the Phoenix Suns in town for a matchup Friday, one question is on everybody’s mind: Can the Jazz be the Suns of 2014-15? Read more »

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Ranking the starting power forwards in the NBA from the 2013-14 season

A look at the best starting power forwards in the NBA based on how they performed during the 2013-14 season. Read more »

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Utah Jazz cut Dahntay Jones, Jack Cooley to bring roster to 15

That move means Utah doesn't have to make any more player transactions leading up to next week's deadline when NBA teams have to settle on rosters between 13-15 deep. Read more »

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Bill Simmons pulls 180, calls Dante Exum a teenaged Kobe with an Australian accent

Bill Simmons pulls a 180, calls Dante Exum a teenaged Kobe with an Australian accent. “I nearly gave myself a concussion leaping on the hood of the Exum bandwagon as it started pulling... Read more »

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Brad Rock: Ambassador Memo starts his new job with Jazz

Former big man sets out on path to spread the good word, as team works to rebuild its reputation. Read more »

Oct. 21, 2014

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Deseret News Sports Report Podcast: Talking Jazz defense, BYU and Utah midseason MVPs, and World Series predictions

DeseretNews.com writer Carter Williams and contributor Jay Yeomans discuss Gordon Hayward's possible zombie apocalypse look-alike and pick midseason MVPs for BYU and Utah football. Read more »

Oct. 21, 2014

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Rookie Jabari Parker headlines new-look Bucks

The Milwaukee Bucks' 19-year-old forward seems ready for the off-court attention that comes with being a cornerstone for a franchise in transition. Now it's time to show if he can play ball. Read more »

Oct. 21, 2014

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Jimmer Fredette on defense: 'You have to have repetitions — It's all about effort on defense'

The former BYU sharpshooter, now with the New Orleans Pelicans, talked with The Times-Picayune's Jimmy Smith about how he can improve on defense. Read more »

Oct. 21, 2014

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Video: Jazz guard Alec Burks gains national attention with crossover of Kobe

On Sunday night Jazz guard Alec Burks crossed over Laker star Kobe Bryant and the basketball world has taken notice. Read more »

Oct. 20, 2014

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Already impressing: Utah Jazz rookie Dante Exum has continued to show his potential this preseason

Utah Jazz rookie guard Dante Exum has already impressed during the early stages of his NBA career. Read more »

Oct. 19, 2014

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Utah Jazz give key starters a break in 98-91 loss to Los Angeles Lakers

Utah struggled mightily after halftime when starters Gordon Hayward and Derrick Favors joined Trey Burke on the sideline for the final 24 minutes. Read more »

Oct. 19, 2014

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Friday fracas: Trevor Booker nearly hit, gets injured in quarrel with Blake Griffin during Jazz loss

It’s still only preseason, but the scrappy, feisty, lunch-pail/cereal-bowl-toting Trevor Booker did another thing Friday night to endear himself to Utah Jazz fans. Read more »

Oct. 18, 2014

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Gordon Hayward, Rodney Hood enjoy matchup with Kobe

The two Jazz players had completely different experiences while going against Kobe Bryant in Anaheim on Thursday night. They'll get another shot Sunday in L.A. Read more »

Oct. 18, 2014

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Ranking the best small forwards in the NBA: Do Gordon Hayward or Jabari Parker make the list?

A look at who the best small forwards in the NBA will be during the 2014-15 season, including a pair of highly anticipated rookies. Read more »

Oct. 18, 2014

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Utah Jazz center Derrick Favors ranks himself 89 spots higher than ESPN

Derrick Favors wasn’t nearly as concerned about his ESPN player ranking as Kobe Bryant was. Read more »

Oct. 17, 2014

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Utah Jazz suffer 1st loss of preseason in 101-97 defeat to Clippers

Clippers coach Doc Rivers admitted he’s “very impressed” with what he sees from Utah. Read more »

Oct. 17, 2014

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Utah Jazz crush Lakers to improve to 4-0 in preseason play

Don’t start planning any parades quite yet, but Utah was impressive in a 119-86 victory over the home-away-from-home squad. Read more »

Oct. 16, 2014

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Derrick Favors, Gordon Hayward surprise JP Gibson on the 'Ellen Show'

While in Southern California for a preseason road trip, Derrick Favors and Gordon Hayward had a chance to reunite with perhaps the most popular Utah Jazz teammate they’ve ever had. Read more »

Oct. 16, 2014

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NBA prognosticators pick Utah Jazz 1st, 2nd, 4th... to last

Go easy, gurus. NBA prognosticators from ESPN, Grantland, Sports Illustrated and USA Today pick the Utah Jazz to dwell the bottom of the Western Conference cellar this season. Dante Exum and a... Read more »

Oct. 16, 2014

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Ranking the starting small forwards in the NBA from the 2013-14 season: How did the Jazz fare at the 3?

A look at the best small forwards in the NBA based on how each of the starters performed during the 2013-14 season. Read more »

Oct. 16, 2014

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The Clean Cut: Ellen DeGeneres gives money to Utah family of 5-year-old basketball star

Last week, 5-year-old JP Gibson was welcomed as the newest member of the Utah Jazz, and on Thursday, JP and his family made an appearance on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show." Read more »

Oct. 16, 2014

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Jazz coaches and players believe team chemistry has improved this year

Utah Jazz coaches and players feel that the team chemistry is strong this year with a young core group under new head coach Quin Snyder. Read more »

Oct. 15, 2014

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Better than LeBron James? Utah Jazz small forward Gordon Hayward claims he is

An openly cocky Hayward made that declaration earlier this week when he issued a now-well-publicized statement via Twitter and on his blog about his superiority over King James. Read more »

Oct. 15, 2014

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Utah Jazz take a 'mental day' to recharge after blowing out the Los Angeles Clippers

The Utah Jazz, off to a 3-0 start in the preseason, spent time in the Zions Bank Basketball Center theater and on the basketball court at Tuesday’s practice. Read more »

Oct. 14, 2014

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