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Jazz's Rising Stars reflect on humble beginnings before All-Star Weekend

For Rodney Hood, Trey Lyles and Raul Neto, the three Jazz players' basketball careers started many years earlier.

Rising Stars: LaVine, US beat Wiggins, World 157-154

Zach LaVine had 30 points and seven rebounds and the United States team beat the World team 157-154 in the Rising Stars Challenge on Friday night to kick off the NBA's All-Star weekend. Read more »

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Morning links: Hayward becomes 'gaming correspondent' for 'Players Tribune'; ESPN talks Utah football

Utah Jazz forward again publicly argues in favor of playing video games; Pac-12 questions answered, including some concerning the Utes; Salt Lake Bees part of MLB's worst farm system. Read more »

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Jazz's rising stars — Rodney Hood, Trey Lyles and Raul Neto — excited for fun opportunity

The three Utah Jazz players will represent the organization during All-Star Weekend at Friday's Rising Stars Challenge. Read more »

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Morning links: Kyle Van Noy, Eric Weddle could use change of scenery; Kalani Sitake on SI podcast

Former Cougar, Ute on list of NFL players who need a fresh start; new BYU head football coach discusses job transition; NBA insider Kevin Pelton answers Utah Jazz questions. Read more »

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Utah Jazz: Analyzing 3 trade possibilities as the NBA trade deadline nears

With the NBA trade deadline a week away, here's a look at three deals the Utah Jazz could think about making, along with reasons why they would and wouldn't make the moves. Read more »

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Utah Jazz run out of gas as winning streak sputters in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS — It was fun while it lasted. The Utah Jazz galvanized their fanbase by winning seven games in a row, including Tuesday’s overtime thriller in Dallas, but that streak... Read more »

Feb. 11, 2016

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Jazz notes: Respect high between Coach Snyder, players

Snyder stopped at every player’s locker and delivered a quick, friendly pre-All-Star-break message to each player after Wednesday's tough loss. Read more »

Feb. 10, 2016

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Former Weber State guard Damian Lillard named finalist for U.S. Olympic basketball team

USA basketball announced Wednesday that Portland Trail Blazer and former Weber State guard Damian Lillard has joined the list of finalists for the U.S. Olympic men's basketball team. The 2016... Read more »

Feb. 10, 2016

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Gordon Hayward's buzzer-beater extends Jazz win streak to seven

Utah hadn't won in Dallas for six years and Hayward and Derrick Favors never had in their Jazz careers until Tuesday night. Read more »

Feb. 9, 2016

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Jazz notes: What happens when Joe Ingles interrupts Gordon Hayward's interview

As he occasionally does, Joe Ingles listened in on his road locker neighbor’s interview — and then some. Read more »

Feb. 9, 2016

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Red-hot Utah Jazz enter the danger zone

It's been a long time since Utah has won seven straight games and even longer since the team has had success in Dallas. Read more »

Feb. 9, 2016

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Knicks fire coach Derek Fisher; Rambis interim head coach

Derek Fisher was fired as New York Knicks coach Monday, with his team having lost five straight and nine of 10 to fall well back in the Eastern Conference playoff race. Read more »

Feb. 8, 2016

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Rudy Gobert made Suns pay for Foul-A-Frenchie strategy

The Jazz center shot more free throws in the final three-plus minutes than he did in the first three-plus quarters against the Suns. Read more »

Feb. 7, 2016

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Jazz notes: Booker a bright spot for Suns, but Utah likes what they see in Lyles

Utah used its No. 12 pick in last year's draft on Devin Booker’s teammate, Trey Lyles. So far, this is a situation where it looks like it’s worked out for both teams. Read more »

Feb. 6, 2016

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Hood, Hayward help Jazz eclipse Suns for sixth straight victory

PHOENIX — Before Saturday’s game, Jazz coach Quin Snyder repeated a phrase that became his team’s mantra earlier this season when the squad was having regular success on the road.... Read more »

Feb. 6, 2016

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Rodney Hood outplays Duke teammate Jabari Parker in Jazz win

Do not adjust your computer screen or your eye prescription after reading the stat lines of Jabari Parker and Rodney Hood from the Jazz's victory Friday night. Read more »

Feb. 5, 2016

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Utah Jazz: After sluggish first half, Jazz turn back Bucks for 5th straight win

The Utah Jazz shot just 39 percent from the field, but used strong defense down the stretch to pull out an 84-81 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Friday night. It marked the 14th straight time... Read more »

Feb. 5, 2016

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Jazz notes: Utah's postponed game against Washington rescheduled

The Jazz will have an unexpected back-to-back coming out of the All-Star break when it must fly cross-country and back to play the Wizards on the road followed by a home game against the Celtics... Read more »

Feb. 5, 2016

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Brad Rock: No BYU, but no regrets for Jabari Parker

LDS basketball legend takes a low-key approach on first visit to Salt Lake since going pro. Read more »

Feb. 5, 2016

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After rocky start, healthy Jazz have four-game winning streak and starting to roll

With Friday night’s game against Milwaukee, the Jazz have a good opportunity to finish the extended homestand with a fifth consecutive win before the team departs on a three-game road trip... Read more »

Feb. 4, 2016

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Morning links: Grading the BYU, Utah and USU recruiting classes; Bronco 'amazed' by increased recruiting pool

Various recruiting websites examine how BYU, Utah and Utah State fared on National Signing Day; former Cougar coach discusses differences between recruiting at Virginia and BYU; Jazz center Rudy... Read more »

Feb. 4, 2016

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Jazz notebook: Rookie Trey Lyles replacement pick for Rising Stars Challenge

Lyles, the 12th overall pick in last year's draft, will be paired up with Raul Neto on the international team and, like his point guard teammate, he said he’d love to go one-on-one against... Read more »

Feb. 3, 2016

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Derrick Favors lifts Jazz to fourth straight win with swats — and a big shot

Gordon Hayward had his turn in the spotlight Monday. Two nights later, it was Derrick Favors’ turn to shine in Utah's 85-81 home victory over the Nuggets. Read more »

Feb. 3, 2016

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West Bountiful gets $25K grant for new basketball court

The Utah Jazz and Larry H. Miller Charities have awarded West Bountiful a $25,000 grant to help build a new community basketball court. Read more »

Feb. 3, 2016

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Gordon Hayward's 'made a believer' out of Jazz coach Quin Snyder

The Jazz coach spent much of his postgame interview Monday complimenting Hayward for what he's done for himself and the team this season. Read more »

Feb. 2, 2016

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Suns GM McDonough says team wasn't responding to Hornacek

Phoenix Suns general manager Ryan McDonough says coach Jeff Hornacek was fired because the players weren't responding to him. Read more »

Feb. 2, 2016

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Jazz center Derrick Favors changing the way he sleeps

Favors, who missed time with back spasms, said that his mattress had gotten old and soft. Read more »

Feb. 1, 2016

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Jazz rookie Raul Neto has big night in OT win over Bulls

Despite facing a difficult matchup against veteran Derrick Rose, Jazz rookie Raul Neto was key for Utah in some big moments in its overtime win against the Chicago Bulls. Read more »

Feb. 1, 2016

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Karma, Gordon Hayward go the Jazz's way in 105-96 overtime win over the Bulls

The Jazz score the final three points of regulation in a bizarre way and then dominate overtime for their first three-game winning streak of the season. Read more »

Feb. 1, 2016

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Upstill: Should the Utah Jazz consider gambling on high-risk, high-reward player at trade deadline?

With the trade deadline approaching, perhaps the Jazz should look into trading for a questionable character guy, like Ty Lawson or Markieff Morrris, but the organization almost always decides the... Read more »

Feb. 1, 2016

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Reeling Phoenix Suns fire coach Jeff Hornacek

The Phoenix Suns have fired coach Jeff Hornacek, with the team mired in one of the worst stretches in franchise history. Read more »

Feb. 1, 2016

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Elusive winning streak on line for Jazz with Bulls in town

The Jazz get yet another chance to win three straight Monday at home, something that hasn't happened since last season. Read more »

Jan. 31, 2016

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Twenty years ago: Malone finally gets triple-double

Karl Malone reversed the order of operations with counterpart John Stockton in order to attain the feat that had eluded him through his career — the triple-double. Read more »

Jan. 31, 2016

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Jody Genessy: Karl Malone and the New York pizza guy

Shortly after delivering a passionate sermon about The Mailman, a Bronx pizzeria owner received the surprise of his life from his childhood hero. Read more »

Jan. 30, 2016

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Jazz benefit from having their bigs back against Minnesota

Utah lost to the T-Wolves when they played in December without injured Rudy Gobert and Derrick Favors. The presence of Gobert and Favors was notable in the Jazz’s bounce-back 103-90 win... Read more »

Jan. 30, 2016

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Utah Jazz: Strong second half propels Jazz to second straight double-digit win

SALT LAKE CITY — This could be a turning point, perhaps, for the Utah Jazz. If they are going to indeed make good on all the terrific promise this team once showed before being bitten... Read more »

Jan. 30, 2016

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Derrick Favors proves he's fully back and belongs in Jazz's starting lineup

Favors teased a reporter in the morning but wasn't in a joking mood while putting together a big outing in a win over Minnesota. Read more »

Jan. 29, 2016

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Jazz notes: Utah ends up with an All-Star — sort of

Guard Erick Green, who was playing really well for Reno before signing his 10-day contract with the Jazz on Monday, was named to the D-League All-Star team as was former BYU star Jimmer Fredette. Read more »

Jan. 29, 2016

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Morning links: Jim McMahon advocates for medical marijuana; Utah-BYU rivalry already starting for future freshmen

Former BYU quarterback says controversial treatment is a "godsend;" on night Utah receives a new commitment, Cougar Troy Warner fans the rivalry flames; Bill Simmons proposes Jazz trades. Read more »

Jan. 29, 2016

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Jazz notes: Tibor Pleiss gets another D-League assignment

German center played well in his first stint with Idaho; Hood and Neto aren't counting on being in extra All-Star Weekend events. Read more »

Jan. 28, 2016

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Utah Jazz benefiting from a 'hot' and 'confident' Rodney Hood

The second-year shooting guard has hardly been the same player since that 94-80 loss to the T-Wolves last month. Read more »

Jan. 28, 2016

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Former Jazzman Millsap among NBA All-Star reserves; Weber State alum Lillard snubbed

Draymond Green and Klay Thompson were picked Thursday for the Western Conference team, giving the NBA champion Golden State Warriors three All-Stars for the first time in 40 years. Read more »

Jan. 28, 2016

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Doug Robinson: NBA players logging more mileage than ever

NBA is searching for a way to save wear and tear on its players while also trying to squeeze as much money out of them as possible — and that's not easy. Read more »

Jan. 28, 2016

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Value growth to playoff runs: 10 facts you didn't know about the Jazz

Did you know the Jazz have added a player to the injury list for ADD? That there were eight name choices before they named the team? From the value of the Utah Jazz to the reach the Jazz have on... Read more »

Jan. 28, 2016

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Morning links: Ty Detmer noted by ESPN; mammoth bones found at Oregon State football stadium

Former Heisman Trophy winner, new BYU offensive coordinator Ty Detmer is expected to do well in new job; construction project leads to interesting discovery; statue of late Jazz broadcaster Hot Rod... Read more »

Jan. 28, 2016

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Jazz notes: Rodney Hood, Raul Neto excited to square off in Rising Stars Challenge

It didn’t take long for the Jazz teammates to get into the spirit of the All-Star Weekend competition. Read more »

Jan. 27, 2016

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Brad Rock: Jazz prove procrastination is not the best plan

The team has had little success taking games down to the end, though Quin Snyder says his team has overcome big obstacles to even stay close. Why let it get to that point? Read more »

Jan. 27, 2016

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Jazz-Hornets II much better for Utah than the orginal

SALT LAKE CITY — Sometimes, the sequels are better than the originals. The "Empire Strikes Back," for instance, received more critical acclaim and fanfare than the original Star... Read more »

Jan. 27, 2016

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Jazz put defensive clamps on Walker, Hornets and cruise to easy victory

The Utah Jazz shut down Kemba Walker and the rest of the Charlotte Hornets in a 102-73 victory Wednesday night at Vivint Arena. Read more »

Jan. 27, 2016

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Jay Yeomans: Andre Drummond and what free-throw shooting taught me about life

A look at how tough it really is to make 13 free throws in 36 attempts. Read more »

Jan. 27, 2016

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