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Jazz assistant GM Justin Zanik hired by the Bucks

Dennis Lindsey's right-hand man will eventually become the Bucks' general manager.

Warriors know Game 7 back home for Finals trip won't be easy

After a record 73 wins and a memorable Game 6 comeback on the road, the Golden State Warriors' goal of getting back to the NBA Finals and defending their title comes down to Game 7 at home against... Read more »

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20 years ago: Jazz rally, fall to Sonics in 7 games, but Malone says ‘We’ll be back’

Editor's note: Every Sunday, the Deseret News takes a quick look back into our archives. Despite guarantees that the Utah Jazz would lose in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals with the... Read more »

May 29, 2016

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Report: Bucks hire assistant Jazz GM Justin Zanik as general manager in waiting

Zanik is expected to eventually take over the general manager position at Milwaukee, The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski reports. Read more »

May 28, 2016

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James scores 33, Cavaliers reach second straight NBA Finals

LeBron James scored 33 points, Kevin Love had 20 points and 12 rebounds and the Cleveland Cavaliers secured their second straight trip to the NBA Finals by beating the Toronto Raptors 113-87 in... Read more »

May 27, 2016

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Morning links: West's Keisha White's dazzling catch; Damian Lillard to cash in from All-NBA honor

West High School freshman Keisha White takes away a home run; Damian Lillard is named to the All-NBA second team; SUU-bound Neema Namdar hits 3-pointers in running man challenge video. Read more »

May 27, 2016

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Defending champion Warriors stave off elimination, beat OKC

Stephen Curry scored 31 points, raising his arms in the early moments to awaken Golden State's raucous crowd, and the defending champion Warriors staved off elimination with a 120-111 victory over... Read more »

May 26, 2016

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Stephen Curry, LeBron James named first-team All-NBA

Stephen Curry has knocked down another honor. Read more »

May 26, 2016

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Quick hit: Kyle Lowry is stunned by the stat sheet after Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals

Kyle Lowry was apparently unprepared for what the postgame stats told him as he sat down with media. Read more »

May 26, 2016

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Jazz: Intriguing prospect Thon Maker out to show he's more than just an Internet sensation

The 19-year-old has come a long way since being introduced to the game of basketball not too long ago. Read more »

May 25, 2016

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Doug Robinson: Take heart, Jazz fans, there's hope

If Oklahoma City can produce a team that contends for top talent and an NBA title, why not Salt Lake City in the post-Malone and Stockton era? Read more »

May 25, 2016

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Examining the 10 oldest arenas in the NBA

Vivint Arena, the home of the Utah Jazz, was the seventh-oldest arena in the league during the 2015-2016 season. Last week, news surfaced that it will undergo a $100 million-dollar renovation. Read more »

May 25, 2016

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Westbrook, Thunder put Warriors on brink of elimination

Russell Westbrook had 36 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Golden State Warriors 118-94 on Tuesday night to take a 3-1 lead in the Western Conference Finals... Read more »

May 24, 2016

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Utah Jazz workout includes Thon Maker

Thon Maker and projected first-round pick Demetrius Jackson of Notre Dame highlight this group. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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Morning links: Dante Exum to be cleared to play; Utes provide 'security' for teammate

Dante Exum can play basketball starting Thursday; Utah baseball players provide security detail for teammate; Utah and BYU softball and baseball have special springs. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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Lowry, DeRozan lead Raptors to 105-99 win over Cavaliers

Kyle Lowry scored 35 points, including a driving layup in the final minute, and DeMar DeRozan had 32 as the Toronto Raptors evened the Eastern Conference Finals by beating the Cleveland Cavaliers... Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Rock On: Bronco is being Bronco in Virginia; Hornacek Plan C in New York

Also, Utes go with a familiar name on the recruiting trail. Why go for the and-1? Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Kincade Upstill: Injuries hid Jazz’s true potential

The Utah Jazz ended the season on a low note after missing the playoffs for the fourth consecutive year. But Dennis Lindsey and Co. shouldn't panic due to the amount of injuries to key players. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Doug Robinson: Ad nauseam — Is $1 billion for King James worth it?

Nike is betting heavily that LeBron James will cause you to want to wear the Swoosh, but does that old formula still work? Read more »

May 22, 2016

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Ranking the best shooters in the NBA today

A look at the players who were lights-out shooting the ball in the NBA over the last season. Read more »

May 22, 2016

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Utah Jazz continue process of finding hidden gems — like Rudy Gobert

NBA hopefuls and prospects get a terrific opportunity to wow the Jazz — as the Stifle Tower did — or to fall off of Utah's radar. Read more »

May 22, 2016

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20 years ago: Utah Jazz drop heartbreaker to Seattle SuperSonics

Editor's note: Every Sunday, the Deseret News takes a quick look back into our archives. After winning Game 3 of the Western Conference finals against the Seattle SuperSonics by 20 points, the... Read more »

May 22, 2016

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Utah Jazz workouts: Villanova star Ryan Arcidiacono relishes his championship-winning assist

Ryan Arcidiacono, who helped the Wildcats win the 2016 NCAA title, was among six players to work out for the Jazz on Saturday. Read more »

May 21, 2016

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Utah Jazz preparing to give Vivint Arena a massive renovation

The arena, home of the Jazz since it was constructed as the Delta Center in 1991, will soon undergo updates from the plaza to its interior. Read more »

May 20, 2016

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Morning links: Tanner Mangum an underclassman Heisman hopeful? Trevor Booker's blackout worries

Tanner Mangum mentioned among underclassmen with Heisman potential; Trevor Booker worries about bad milk; Gordon Hayward blogs about future prospects with the Jazz Read more »

May 20, 2016

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Perfect 10: Cavs stay unbeaten in postseason, down Raptors

LeBron James had a triple-double and the Cleveland Cavaliers stayed postseason perfect through 10 games with a 108-89 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Thursday night in Game 2 of the Eastern... Read more »

May 19, 2016

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Utah Jazz continue pre-draft process of looking for hidden gems

The Jazz are confident they can get a good player at No. 12 in the June 23 NBA draft. Read more »

May 19, 2016

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Morning links: Bronco Mendenhall and his family live in an RV; Hornacek hiring brings questions

Bronco Mendenhall opted to wait in an RV for his home to be renovated; Jeff Hornacek's hiring has stumped national media; Daniel Sorensen gives advice to Mitch Mathews, other undrafted free agents Read more »

May 19, 2016

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Stephen Curry’s flurry leads Warriors over Thunder in Game 2; series tied

Stephen Curry had an ugly-looking knot form on his right elbow after a fall into the stands. He already wasn’t 100 percent healthy after having suffered recent injuries. Read more »

May 18, 2016

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Report: Jeff Hornacek to be hired as New York Knicks head coach

Former Utah Jazz guard, assistant coach will be brought on by Phil Jackson, according to Bleacher Report's Howard Beck Read more »

May 18, 2016

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Utah forward Jordan Loveridge to work out for Sacramento Kings

West Jordan High School, University of Utah alum will participate Thursday in his second NBA predraft workout. Read more »

May 18, 2016

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Today's talker: The Sixers got the first pick, and it only took three years of being terrible

The odds of Philadelphia winning the NBA lottery were good. The odds of the 76ers' three-year tanking plan actually paying off are not. Read more »

May 18, 2016

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Utah Jazz announce 2016 Summer League schedule

The dates of the events and the teams participating were already known for the 2016 Utah Jazz Summer League, and now the schedule has been finalized for the July tournament. Read more »

May 18, 2016

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Morning links: Delon Wright scores 7 in conference final game; Poeltl, Jazz get post-lottery projections

Delon Wright notches his biggest playoff performance; Post-lottery mock drafts place Jakob Poeltl; Ute shortstop Kyle Hoffman makes a tremendous play against BYU. Read more »

May 18, 2016

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LeBron, Cavs stay perfect, blow out Raptors 115-84 in Game 1

LeBron James hardly missed and scored 24 points in three quarters, Kyrie Irving scored 27 and the Cleveland Cavaliers picked up where they left off before a long layoff by thumping the Toronto... Read more »

May 17, 2016

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76ers win NBA draft lottery, Lakers stay at No. 2, keep pick

The Philadelphia 76ers have won the NBA draft lottery and will have the No. 1 pick in June. Read more »

May 17, 2016

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Not winning lottery doesn't dampen Jazz's excitement for NBA draft

The Jazz remained in the No. 12 spot in the lottery, and general manager Dennis Lindsey is excited about the prospects of that position. Read more »

May 17, 2016

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Thunder discover late-game swagger during postseason

The team that struggled to protect a fourth-quarter lead all season long suddenly has figured out how to stage late comebacks in the postseason — against the toughest teams and in the most... Read more »

May 17, 2016

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Ranking every NBA team's "alpha dog"

In the scope of the NBA landscape, the importance of big-name stars is more integral to championship contention than it is in any other professional sport. Teams without a bonafide go-to... Read more »

May 17, 2016

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Today's talker: Referees let Russell Westbrook's travel slide

Video shows OKC's Russell Westbrook dragging his pivot foot but no travel call is made. Read more »

May 17, 2016

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Morning links: Jakob Poeltl called most NBA-ready center; Austin Collie details retirement and new pursuit

Jakob Poeltl tops David Aldridge's list of centers; Austin Collie opens up about football retirement and his next objective; Jabari Parker shows what could have been in BYU football video. Read more »

May 17, 2016

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Utah Jazz hope good luck is on their side at draft lottery

The Jazz have to beat the odds to move up from the No. 12 spot. Read more »

May 16, 2016

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Durant, Westbrook power Thunder past Warriors 108-102

Kevin Durant scored 26 points, including a key 17-foot jumper with 30.7 seconds left, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Golden State Warriors 108-102 on their home floor in Game 1 of the... Read more »

May 16, 2016

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Utah Jazz lottery primer: Looking at the best options in the lottery no matter where the Jazz pick

A look at the best options for the Utah Jazz in the draft no matter where they land in the lottery. Read more »

May 16, 2016

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Timberwolves' Karl-Anthony Towns is unanimous Rookie of the Year pick

Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns is the unanimous winner of the NBA Rookie of the Year award. Read more »

May 16, 2016

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76ers 1st NBA team to land jersey sponsorship with StubHub

The Philadelphia 76ers have become the first team in the NBA to put a sponsorship logo on player uniforms, striking a deal with StubHub for a spot on one of the hottest pieces of real estate... Read more »

May 16, 2016

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Utah Jazz: Healthy Hood shows he's pretty darned good

After being plagued by foot problems during his rookie year, Utah Jazz shooting guard Rodney Hood stayed healthy and flourished as a starter in his second season. He was the team's third-leading... Read more »

May 15, 2016

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Lowry scores 35, DeRozan has 28, Raptors beat Heat 116-89

Kyle Lowry scored 35 points, DeMar DeRozan had 28 and the Toronto Raptors beat the Miami Heat 116-89 on Sunday in Game 7 to reach the conference finals for the first time in franchise history. Read more »

May 15, 2016

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3-point bombers of the NBA playoffs are bringing hope to earthbound amateurs

Emphasis on 3-point shooting makes the game easier for amateurs to relate to. Because almost everyone has a day when they're "on fire." Read more »

May 14, 2016

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Photo gallery: West Bountiful residents cheer new basketball court donated by the Utah Jazz

Hadlee Price, 9, shoots baskets during the opening of the new community basketball court funded by the Utah Jazz and Larry H. Miller Charities at West Bountiful City Park, 550 W. Pages Lane, on... Read more »

May 14, 2016

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Dragic, Wade lead Heat past Raptors 103-91 and into Game 7

The Miami Heat went small, and came up big. With that, another Game 7 awaits. Read more »

May 13, 2016

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