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Hollis: Hopefully, Jeff Hornacek will turn out to be a good fit as Knicks' coach

Jeff Hornacek will soon be named the new N.Y. Knicks' head coach. Is he a good fit for that highly scrutinized job?

Thunder beat Spurs, advance to Western Conference finals

Kevin Durant scored 37 points, Russell Westbrook added 28, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the San Antonio Spurs 113-99 on Thursday night to win the Western Conference semifinal series 4-2. Read more »

May 12, 2016

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Ranking the best two-way players in the NBA today: Which Jazz stud made the list?

A look at the players who have the most well-rounded overall game in the NBA today. Read more »

May 12, 2016

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Utah Jazz: Future's in doubt after Burke goes from starter to bench-warmer

Three years after the Utah Jazz made a draft-day deal to get Michigan point guard Trey Burke, the 2013 College Player of the Year, he finds himself buried on the end of the bench and his future... Read more »

May 12, 2016

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Weber State's Joel Bolomboy hopes he's impressed scouts at NBA Combine

“It's just a great experience, especially this is what people dream of, getting invited to the Combine,” Joel Bolomboy says of participating in the NBA Combine in Chicago. Read more »

May 12, 2016

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Scott Skiles resigns as coach of Magic after just 1 season

Scott Skiles surprisingly resigned as coach of the Orlando Magic after just one season and team executives insist they never saw it coming. Read more »

May 12, 2016

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Thurl Bailey feels power of the presidency

Former Jazz player has trouble describing the feelings he had while meeting with Barack Obama at ceremony commemorating 1983 national championship. Read more »

May 12, 2016

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Morning links: NBA Draft can't spell 'Jakob Poeltl'; Jabari Parker takes on current BYU players at the Marriott

LDS NBA player shares Marriott Center floor with current Cougars; multiple tweets misspell Ute big man's name; ESPN recalls 25th anniversary of Utah competing in two of the longest games in NCAA... Read more »

May 12, 2016

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Watch all 72 dunks of NBA combine invitee and former Weber State star Joel Bolomboy

Weber State senior Joel Bolomboy is participating in this week’s 2016 NBA Draft Combine in Chicago as he prepares for the 2016 NBA Draft. Weber State Athletics compiled a highlight reel of... Read more »

May 12, 2016

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Utah Jazz unveil new uniforms, logos and court design

The Jazz joined some of the other teams in the NBA — and the soccer world — by introducing a sleeved jersey option. Read more »

May 12, 2016

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Fresh but familiar new logo coming for the Utah Jazz

The updated design — same colors — that were leaked on Twitter on Wednesday afternoon no longer included mountain peaks. Read more »

May 11, 2016

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Westbrook leads Thunder past Spurs, 95-91, for 3-2 lead

Russell Westbrook had 35 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists, and the Oklahoma City Thunder rallied in the fourth quarter to beat the San Antonio Spurs 95-91 on Tuesday night and take a 3-2 lead... Read more »

May 10, 2016

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Doug Robinson: NBA jersey ads — it's only the beginning

Welcome to the future of all sports — jerseys with ads on them. Someday the Lakers' jersey might instead feature the name PROGRESSIVE with a picture of Flo. Read more »

May 10, 2016

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Ranking the Best MVP Seasons in NBA History

Where does Curry’s historic campaign rank against his MVP-winning peers in the scope of NBA history? Read more »

May 10, 2016

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Stephen Curry is 1st unanimous NBA MVP, takes honor again

Stephen Curry is the first unanimous NBA MVP, earning the award for the second straight season. Read more »

May 10, 2016

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Curry returns with 40 points in 132-125 OT win over Blazers

Stephen Curry returned from a sprained right knee to score 40 points, including 17 in overtime, and the Golden State Warriors rallied to take a 3-1 lead in the Western Conference semifinals with a... Read more »

May 10, 2016

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AP Source: Warriors G Stephen Curry wins 2nd straight MVP

Stephen Curry is adding a second straight MVP award to his record-setting season. Read more »

May 9, 2016

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Local flavor in the NBA all-time team: Have the Utes or Cougars produced the best players?

Here's the best team from all of the NBA players who played their college basketball in Utah. Read more »

May 9, 2016

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San Antonio's RC Buford named NBA Executive of the Year

onio Spurs general manager R.C. Buford has been named the NBA's executive of the year. Read more »

May 9, 2016

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Morning links: Local prospects make headlines at Cincinnati Bengals rookie minicamp; Dante Exum hangs out with Ben Simmons

Nick Vigil, Travis Wilson, Gionni Paul stand out in Cincinnati for different reasons; Utah Jazz point guard spends time with countryman, top NBA Draft prospect; Miles Killebrew lives up to... Read more »

May 9, 2016

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20 years ago: Utah Jazz slam San Antonio Spurs to take 3-1 lead

Editor's note: Every Sunday, the Deseret News takes a quick look back into our archives. After trashing the San Antonio Spurs by 30 in Game 3, the Utah Jazz settled for a 15-point win (101-86)... Read more »

May 8, 2016

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Damian Lillard has 40, Blazers cut the Warriors' advantage to 2-1

Damian Lillard had a playoff-best 40 points and the Portland Trail Blazers avoided a fourth-quarter letdown to beat Golden State 120-108 on Saturday night, cutting the Warriors' advantage in the... Read more »

May 7, 2016

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Kyle Lowry rescues Raptors, scores 33 in 95-91 win over Heat

Kyle Lowry scored 33 points on 11-for-19 shooting to snap out of a postseason funk and the Toronto Raptors beat the Miami Heat 95-91 in Game 3 on Saturday night to seize back the home-court edge in... Read more »

May 7, 2016

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NBA playoffs: Frye leads another 3-point barrage, Cavs beat Hawks; Spurs top OKC

LeBron James and Kyrie Irving had their usual stellar performances. Read more »

May 6, 2016

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Dick Harmon: Danny Ainge readies for what is anticipated as a big NBA draft for Celtics

From player to coach and then on to general manager, former Cougar All-American Danny Ainge is on the verge of some big NBA draft twists and turns that could solidify his growing reputation as a... Read more »

May 6, 2016

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Brad Rock: A slice of smart: Utah Jazz deliver on Quin Snyder contract

Multi-year deal gives Snyder time to finish what he began, with a team on the verge of the playoffs. Read more »

May 6, 2016

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Morning links: Pac-12 still finding its footing in the Power 5; Chick-fil-A goes to SUU, makes hoops coach happy

Multiple columns are written from the Pac-12 meetings in Arizona; new SUU men's basketball coach tweets excitement over new restaurant being built at SUU; NBA front office insider Bobby Marks... Read more »

May 6, 2016

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Utah Jazz: Coach Snyder receives contract extension from Jazz

The Utah Jazz have extended the contract of Quin Snyder, who is entering his third season as the team's head coach. Read more »

May 6, 2016

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Damian Lillard gets tested by Warriors, looks for rebound

First it was a chest cold, then it was a fourth-quarter dry spell. The start of Damian Lillard's playoff series against the Golden State Warriors has been rough. Read more »

May 5, 2016

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Carroll scores 21, Raptors beat Heat in OT to tie series

DeMarre Carroll scored 21 points, Jonas Valanciunas had 15 points and 12 rebounds, and the Toronto Raptors beat the Miami Heat 96-92 in overtime on Thursday night to even the Eastern Conference... Read more »

May 5, 2016

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Jazz welcome another half dozen players for workouts, including Arizona's Ryan Anderson

The Utah Jazz worked out six more college players Thursday, including Arizona's Ryan Anderson and Stephen F. Austin's Thomas Walkup. Read more »

May 5, 2016

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Frank Vogel out in Indiana after 5-plus seasons

Frank Vogel will not return as Indiana Pacers coach next season. Read more »

May 5, 2016

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Jazz notes: Arizona's Ryan Anderson among the six players that are working out for the Jazz Thursday

SALT LAKE CITY — Another group will take the Zions Bank Basketball Center court on Thursday. Those hopefuls include Arizona forward Ryan Anderson, Clemson forward Jaron Blossomgame,... Read more »

May 5, 2016

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The 1998 NBA draft redone: Did the Jazz make the right decisions?

A look at how the 1998 NBA draft would have gone if it was done today. Read more »

May 4, 2016

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Utah's Jordan Loveridge enjoys 'great experience' of Utah Jazz workout (+video)

The former Ute shot the ball well, but the Jazz think he needs to tweak his shooting mechanics and get into better shape. Read more »

May 4, 2016

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Morning links: Former Ute Kenneth Scott expresses gratitude for NFL tryout; Lexi Eaton Rydalch working to make it in WNBA

Wide receiver shares heartfelt thoughts on Twitter; former BYU Cougar trying to earn a spot with the Seattle Storm; former Ute Delon Wright playing against brother Dorell in NBA playoffs Read more »

May 4, 2016

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Utah's Jordan Loveridge to work out for Utah Jazz

This workout will include six guards and forwards who are hoping to impress the Jazz. Read more »

May 3, 2016

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Jazz look for improvement at point guard position with Exum returning

The Utah Jazz have struggled at the point guard position for a couple of years, but are optimistic with Dante Exum returning to full strength and joining the other returning point guards on the team. Read more »

May 3, 2016

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Morning links: Taysom Hill a Top 25 QB?; Gordon Hayward converses with The Rock; U. LB poised for breakout

Sporting News identifies BYU senior as one of the country's top signal callers; Utah Jazz forward wishes celebrity a happy birthday; Ute linebacker Sunia Tauteoli primed for a breakout season? Read more »

May 3, 2016

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Report: Utah's Poeltl, Weber State's Bolomboy invited to NBA draft combine

ESPN's Jeff Goodman compiled a list of players who have reportedly been invited to next week's NBA draft combine, and it includes a pair of players from Utah colleges. Read more »

May 2, 2016

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Mike Sorensen: These awful NBA free-throw shooters should try granny style

Bad free-throw shooters such as DeAndre Jordan, Andre Drummond and Dwight Howard should try shooting underhanded or "granny style" to improve their poor percentages. Read more »

May 1, 2016

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For some Jazz players, their future is up in the air

At least three Jazz players, Trevor Booker, Jeff Withey and Chris Johnson, don't have guaranteed contracts for next season and may be exploring other options during the offseason, while another,... Read more »

May 1, 2016

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Hollis: Past Jazz players vs. the current roster — it's all about the money

Lyle Smith of Roy posted this question: What if you took 12 to 15 former Jazz players who were on NBA playoff rosters this year and put ’em up against the current Jazz roster? Who'd win? And... Read more »

April 30, 2016

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Blazers advance 4-2 with 106-103 victory over the Clippers

Damian Lillard scored 28 points and the Portland Trail Blazers advanced to the Western Conference semifinals by holding off the resilient Los Angeles Clippers 106-103 on Friday night to claim the... Read more »

April 29, 2016

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Lakers hire Warriors assistant Luke Walton as head coach

Luke Walton is coming home to rebuild the Los Angeles Lakers. Read more »

April 29, 2016

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Morning links: Which local prospects could get taken in NFL draft on Friday? Enes Kanter loving OKC

Will Kyler Fackrell and Bronson Kaufusi be the only Beehive State players selected on the second day of the NFL draft? Former Jazzman is enjoying his time with the Thunder; NFL launches Newborn Fan... Read more »

April 29, 2016

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Decades later, Thurl Bailey and N.C. State get to visit the White House

The former Jazz player paved the way for his teammates to earn a once-in-a-lifetime visit with President Obama 33 years after winning the NCAA championship. Read more »

April 29, 2016

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Morning links: 4 Utahns on ESPN 300 football recruiting list; presidential candidates talk hoops

Quartet is among best 300 high school football recruits in the country for the 2017 class; Lowell Lotulelei, Luke Falk among Pac-12's 10 best prospects for next year's draft; presidential... Read more »

April 28, 2016

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Ones that got away: Players who left the Jazz for playoff teams

Perhaps Utah Jazz fans thought they had already considered all of the what-ifs at the end of a disappointing season. Then Paul Millsap scored 45 points in Game 4 of the Atlanta-Boston series. Read more »

April 27, 2016

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After 2 frustrating, injury-plagued seasons, Alec Burks looks toward 2016-17

Alec Burks has played in just 35 percent of his team's games the past two seasons and hopes to put his injuries behind him in 2016-17. Read more »

April 27, 2016

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With big turnaround, Hawks beat Celtics 110-83 for 3-2 lead

Kent Bazemore sparked a stunning turnaround with three straight 3-pointers in the second quarter, and the Atlanta Hawks reclaimed the upper hand in their playoff series against the Boston Celtics... Read more »

April 26, 2016

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