The 27-year-old Australian provided a missing element to a young Jazz team.
The summer of 2015 could quite possibly be the summer Jazz fans look back and think, "what could have been" or "look how far we've come" as we discuss the difficulties that teams have with... Read more »
For a team that just ended its season on Wednesday after a 117-91 loss to the Houston Rockets, the Utah Jazz, from players to first-year coach Quin Snyder, all sounded positive heading into the... Read more »
Morning links: Rudy Gobert MIP?; Nate Orchard's draft diary; Ex-RSL player called up to Mexico National Team
Jazz center Rudy Gobert is being named as the Most Improved Player of the Year by some national experts, while former Ute DE Nate Orchard wrote about his experience leading up to the NFL Draft. Read more »
Unlike Monday when they faced a depleted Dallas squad, the Jazz won’t be so fortunate Wednesday night in Houston when they take on a Rockets team that still has plenty to play for in terms of... Read more »
Also, a history lesson for 22-year-old Jazzman Rudy Gobert. Read more »
Progress undeniable and making playoffs attainable. Beyond that, though, things will be tough. Read more »
The Utah Jazz played 11 guys Monday night against Dallas. Of those 11 guys, three of them will be back next season: Rudy Gobert, Dante Exum and Rodney Hood. That leaves eight players fighting it... Read more »
James' Cavaliers jersey was the NBA's top seller for the 2014-15 season, the league announced Tuesday. James returned to the Cavaliers this season after four years with the Miami Heat, leading them... Read more »
Green stays, red is out and cream is in. Read more »
Morning links: BYU's Tyler Haws gets engaged; reaction to Bryce Cotton's big play; Clay visits Lions
BYU basketball's all-time leading scorer Tyler Haws, announced his engagement over Twitter on Monday night, while Bryce Cotton's one-handed alley-oop got the nation's attention. Read more »
On Monday evening, the Utah Jazz announced they will host the 2015 Utah Jazz Summer League at EnergySolutions Arena from July 6-9. The six-game, four-team event will consist of the Jazz, Boston... Read more »
Beehive State basketball fans won't have to wait as long as usual to see professional hoops at EnergySolutions Arena as they usually do. Read more »
Since Feb. 7, the Utah Jazz have hit all the right notes, collecting the fifth-best record in the NBA. Here's how it's happened. Read more »
Utah Jazz trainer Gary Briggs couldn’t even guess how many feet — heck, how many miles — of athletic tape he’s wrapped on NBA players during his esteemed career. Read more »
Bryce Cotton, who joined the Utah Jazz in late February came up big Monday night, scoring 21 points and thrilling the crowd with a second-quarter dunk. Read more »
After their surprising 111-105 victory at Portland Saturday night, the Utah Jazz will play their final two games of the season this week against Dallas Monday and Houston Wednesday. Read more »
Morning links: Enes Kanter talks about Utah again; Bill Simmons touches on the Jazz; Utah football's pioneer
Enes Kanter goes into a little more detail about why he didn't like his time in Salt Lake, Bill Simmons touches on the Jazz and one Utah walk-on is trying to blaze a path for Japanese football... Read more »
Utah Jazz head athletic trainer Gary Briggs will retire after 18 season with the Cleveland Cavaliers and 15 seasons with the Jazz. Read more »
The Sacramento Kings have signed David Stockton, son of Hall of Famer John Stockton, through the 2015-16 season. Read more »
In a spirited game, the shorthanded Utah Jazz stole a victory from the Portland Trail Blazers. While Portland had something to play for, it was Utah that showed urgency in the 111-105 win. Read more »
The Utah Grizzlies (37-27-5-3) defeated the Colorado Eagles (41-23-4-4), 5-2, on Saturday at the Budweiser Events Center to wrap up the regular season. Read more »
It can be debated as to when the Utah Jazz began turning an eye toward next season, but officially, both eyes shifted toward 2015-16 season Saturday night in Portland. Read more »
In another nail-biting loss, the Utah Jazz fell 89-88 to the Memphis Grizzlies. Gordon Hayward was fouled on a last-second shot, but missed the third free throw that would have sent the game to... Read more »
The Golden State Warriors bet on Andrew Bogut staying healthy when they signed him to a three-year, $36 million extension before last season, and Bogut bet on himself by taking an incentive-rich deal. Read more »
Who said anything about the season ending? They came at Memphis like there was something at stake. In a way, there was. Read more »
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Morning links: Trevor Booker calls Quin Snyder a genius; Sporting KC 'hates' RSL; Royals-White Sox brawl
Trevor Booker was back at his alma mater Tuesday night and took the opportunity to share some kind words about the Jazz. Sporting KC midfielder Benny Feilhaber sounds off on his hatred of Real Salt... Read more »
Now that the NBA season has come to an end and we have reached the first round of the playoffs, it is the perfect time to have a look back and see how the season went for the players with local... Read more »
The shooting guard missed Utah's final 51 games after undergoing shoulder surgery, but is on target to suit up in the fall. Read more »
It was unclear how big of an impact the 27-year-old Australian would make when he signed with Utah before the 2014-2015 season began, but he's provided a missing element to a young Jazz team. Read more »
Quin Snyder, the intense first-year head coach of the Utah Jazz, worked relentlessly with the help of his staff to develop his young team and teach them how to win. And it paid off, as the Jazz... Read more »
A look at the chances of Jimmer Fredette making his first career playoff appearance against the Golden State Warriors. Read more »
Future options will be discussed at length by Jazz brass with the draft approaching in June and the free-agency period just behind it in July. Read more »
Dennis Lindsey, the Jazz GM, would never say, "I told you so" — but he could. Amid all the skepticism over the sometimes-confusing moves that Lindsey made, the Jazz proved him right with... Read more »
San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard has been named the NBA defensive player of the year. Read more »
A look at how the players with local ties played during the 2014-15 NBA season. Read more »
Utah Jazz rookie Rodney Hood missed 32 games because of injuries, but came on strong late in the season and is looking forward to an even better year in 2015-16. Read more »
The State of Sports awards are Tuesday night to acknowledge it and with that DeseretNews.com writer Carter Williams and contributor Jay Yeomans break down the finalists for the awards and pick who... Read more »
The Dallas Mavericks, down 0-2 to Houston in their first-round playoff series, will be without Chandler Parsons for the rest of the season because of a right knee injury. Read more »
Elijah Millsap, Bryce Cotton, Jack Cooley and Chris Johnson each are signed with the Jazz to a non-guaranteed contract for the next two seasons. Read more »
Before being called up by the Jazz, Cotton averaged 22.4 points, 4.7 rebounds and 4.6 assists in 34 games with the Austin Spurs. Read more »
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