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Morning links: How Kevin Durant's bold move to Golden State affects the Jazz

The NBA's free agency is in full swing, and here's some social media reaction to the biggest moves affecting the Utah Jazz and former local players Read more »

July 5, 2016

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Breaking down Utah Jazz guards and wings after adding Joe Johnson, subtracting Trey Burke

A look at how the addition of Joe Johnson via free agency and the subtraction of Trey Burke via trade could alter the Jazz next season Read more »

July 5, 2016

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Kevin Durant announces he will join Golden State Warriors

Kevin Durant is joining All-Stars Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson with the Golden State Warriors. Read more »

July 4, 2016

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Experienced Trey Lyles plays well in Jazz loss to Spurs

Even with a cold shooting streak after the first quarter, the 20-year-old looked much more poised and experienced than the majority of the wide-eyed Jazz players. Read more »

July 4, 2016

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Top draft pick Simmons impresses with his passing skills in summer league opener

Ben Simmons, the NBA's No. 1 draft pick, was on hand for the opening summer league game, scoring 10 points for Philadelphia and showing off his playmaking skills. Read more »

July 4, 2016

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Ranking the best free agent signings in NBA history

A look at the best free agent signings in the history of the NBA. Read more »

July 4, 2016

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Morning Links: Could BYU's Bronson Kaufusi start for Baltimore; was letting Trevor Booker go a mistake for the Jazz?

Baltimore Beatdown broke down Bronson Kaufusi's chances to start as a rookie for the Ravens. Purple and Blues thinks that letting Trevor Booker go was a mistake. Finally, Tulsa World commends... Read more »

July 4, 2016

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AP sources: Mavs reach deals to bring back Deron Williams, Powell

Two people with knowledge of the deals say the Dallas Mavericks have agreements to bring back point guard Deron Williams and forward Dwight Powell, who is a restricted free agent. Read more »

July 3, 2016

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Utah Jazz Summer League is a fun opportunity for Weber's Bolomboy, USU's Butterfield

The summer league begins Monday with two games — Boston vs. Philadelphia at 5 p.m. and the Jazz vs. the Spurs at 7. Read more »

July 3, 2016

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Utah Jazz trade Trey Burke to Washington Wizards for second-round pick

The writing on the wall about Burke's future with the Jazz became pretty clear midway through the 2015-16 season when the organization made a trade for point guard Shelvin Mack. Read more »

July 3, 2016

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20 years ago: Wake-up call for Dream Team

Editor's note: Every Sunday, the Deseret News takes a quick look back into our archives. The Dream team trailed the U.S. Select team by 17 at halftime but came back to win 96-90 in an exhibition... Read more »

July 3, 2016

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Olivier Hanlan, one of 8 Jazz point guards, is more comfortable this year

While eight is certainly more than enough point guards, Olivier Hanlan isn’t allowing that situation to deter him from trying to make the NBA roster after being a draft-and-stash guy last year. Read more »

July 2, 2016

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Free-agent starters Loul Deng, Joe Johnson bolt Heat

Saturday morning, two Heat playoff starters were plucked: forward Luol Deng by the Los Angeles Lakers and swingman Joe Johnson by the Utah Jazz Read more »

July 2, 2016

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Utah Jazz forward Trevor Booker to sign with Brooklyn Nets

The energetic and charismatic Booker, a Jazz fan favorite, spent the past two seasons coming off the bench behind starting power forward Derrick Favors. Read more »

July 2, 2016

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Report: Utah Jazz to sign former All-Star forward Joe Johnson

Earlier in the day, two potential targets opt to agree to terms with other teams within 24 hours of the free-agency period opening up. Read more »

July 2, 2016

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AP source: Lakers get Luol Deng for 4 years, $72 million

The two sides came to agreement early Saturday morning. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal cannot be signed until July 7. Read more »

July 2, 2016

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Trey Lyles, Tibor Pleiss eager to be back for summer league

The Utah Jazz began a mini-camp for the 15 players who will participate in summer leagues in Salt Lake City and Las Vegas in the next two weeks. Read more »

July 1, 2016

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Former Lone Peak center Justin Hamilton agrees to two-year deal with Brooklyn Nets

Justin Hamilton last played in the NBA for the Minnesota Timberwolves before playing in Spain last season. Now, he's headed back to the NBA with the Nets. Read more »

July 1, 2016

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NBA players cash in as big free agency period opens

Mike Conley and All-Stars Andre Drummond and DeMar DeRozan are staying put, as are Hassan Whiteside and Nicolas Batum. Read more »

July 1, 2016

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Point guards look to shine during Summer League action

And though there are about 90 roster spots for point guards in the NBA, a strong pedigree is no longer enough. Read more »

July 1, 2016

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Mayo dismissed, disqualified from NBA for drug violation

O.J. Mayo has been dismissed and disqualified from the NBA for violating the terms of the league's anti-drug program. Read more »

July 1, 2016

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Morning links: SB Nation underestimates the Utes; Jazz have money to spend and no huge needs

Bill Connelly of SB Nation underestimates the Utes in his 2016 football preview. The Jazz have money to spend with no huge needs, giving them a lot of flexibility this summer. RSL's Yura Movsisyan... Read more »

July 1, 2016

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Utah Jazz announce summer league roster; camp opens Friday

The summer Jazz squad includes several familiar faces, including a couple of Jazz players and a few former local collegiate athletes. Read more »

June 30, 2016

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Fredette, Taylor and Bolomboy among the locals on NBA summer league rosters

Here are the players with Utah ties who have been named or reported to be on rosters. More will be added as more information becomes available. Read more »

June 30, 2016

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Morning links: Former Jazz All-Star Mark Eaton shares mailgram; Mike Leach visits BYU

Former Jazz All-Star Mark Eaton shared his 1982 NBA Draft mailgram on Twitter. Washington State head coach Mike Leach visted BYU's Cannon Center. Finally, ESPN ranks a Utah football defensive trio... Read more »

June 30, 2016

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Doug Robinson: The NBA sending a junior varsity team to the Rio Olympics

With Curry, Harden, James, Paul and Westbrook skipping the Olympics, the NBA will send a junior varsity team to Rio Read more »

June 29, 2016

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Utah Jazz expect to be 'active' as free-agency period begins

Utah has two holes to fill in its roster, including a wing and another big who can shoot, play defense and bolster the bench. Read more »

June 29, 2016

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In Utah, Jazz draft picks very excited for an NBA opportunity

The players will begin training camp for the Jazz's summer league and the ensuing event in Las Vegas beginning Friday. Read more »

June 29, 2016

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Ranking the best fits for the Utah Jazz in free agency

A look at the best options for the Utah Jazz as they head into free agency. Read more »

June 29, 2016

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Video: Utah Jazz draftees meet with the media

Joel Bolomboy, Marcus Paige and Tyrone Wallace have arrived in Utah and met with the media on Wednesday morning Read more »

June 29, 2016

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Morning links: Colin Cowherd compares US Soccer to BYU; USU freshman earns male athlete of the year honor

The U.S. Men's National Soccer Team is like BYU football, according to Colin Cowherd. Utah State freshman David Woodward was just named Male Athlete of the Year by the Olympian. Finally, George... Read more »

June 29, 2016

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Quiz: Who said it?: Utah coaches edition

Was it Whittingham or Sitake? Take this quiz to test your knowledge! Read more »

June 28, 2016

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Morning Links: Former Ute Booker is a perfect fit in Denver; Michigan State gets to know BYU; George Hill isn't Batman

Devontae Booker may have found a perfect fit in Denver's offense if he can stay healthy. ESPN breaks down BYU for Michigan State. Finally, is new Jazz point guard George Hill Batman? Read more »

June 28, 2016

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Photos: National Veterans Wheelchair Games kicks off in Salt Lake City

Jeff DeLeon, of Salem, Oregon, reaches for a rebound as wheelchair athletes kick off the 36th National Veterans Wheelchair Games with a basketball game outside the Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City on... Read more »

June 27, 2016

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Most common names of NBA players this season

What is the most popular name among NBA players this season? Read more »

June 27, 2016

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Morning Links: BYU basketball fans proclaimed best in the west; Jazz, NBA wish Rudy Gobert happy birthday

BYU tops basketball attendance in the west for the seventh season in a row. Rudy Gobert receives birthday wishes on Twitter. Finally, Dante Exum plans to be back at full fitness by October. Read more »

June 27, 2016

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Report: Tyrone Corbin to join Earl Watson as assistant on Phoenix Suns coaching staff

Former Utah Jazz head coach to be an assistant on former Jazz guard's staff in Phoenix, according to Chris Haynes of the Cleveland Plain-Dealer Read more »

June 25, 2016

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Utah Jazz plan to be 'active' during free-agency period

Securing veteran playmaker George Hill was a good start for this playoff-hungry franchise. Read more »

June 25, 2016

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Jazz stars, others do well to avoid Rio

There's too much invested in basketball stars to risk injury playing in international games. Read more »

June 25, 2016

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AP source: Irving, Barnes finish US Olympic basketball team

. basketball team has its roster for Rio. Read more »

June 25, 2016

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Utah Jazz: Examining how George Hill, draftees fit with the organization

A look at how the Jazz's four new additions fit with the team following Thursday's NBA draft. Read more »

June 25, 2016

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Utah Jazz: Selection of WSU's Bolomboy brings immediate comparisons to Millsap

By drafting Weber State's Joel Bolomboy, the Utah Jazz are getting a hard-working player who has improved his skill-set over his collegiate career and has become one of the nation's best rebounders... Read more »

June 24, 2016

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Jazz GM Dennis Lindsey rebuts rumor about an unhappy Gordon Hayward demanding a trade

A widely spread rumor turned out to be a blessing in disguise for the relationship of Dennis Lindsey, Gordon Hayward and Quin Snyder. Read more »

June 24, 2016

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NBA draft: Weber State's Joel Bolomboy selected by Utah Jazz in 2nd round

Weber State University's Joel Bolomboy, a 6-foot-9 power forward who was the 2016 Big Sky Conference MVP and Defensive Player of the Year, was selected by the Utah Jazz with the 52nd overall pick... Read more »

June 24, 2016

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Video: Utah Jazz GM Dennis Lindsey discusses the 2016 NBA Draft

Following a draft which saw the Jazz take players with the 52nd, 55th and 60th selections, Utah Jazz general manager Dennis Lindsey discussed the evening Read more »

June 24, 2016

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Deseret News NBA draft rewind: Crazy draft ends with a flurry of Utah Jazz picks

As the 2016 NBA draft unfolded, Deseret News sports writers and contributors debated and commented. The following is a quick rewind of the the draft from a email chain and Twitter conversation. Read more »

June 24, 2016

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Looking back at the top 10 NBA draft picks from Utah schools

A look at the careers of all the players from Utah schools who were drafted in the top 10 in the NBA draft. Read more »

June 24, 2016

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Brad Rock: Quiet nights can be best kind in draft

Wednesday's reported trade left Jazz with three pick at end of the draft. And that's a good thing. Read more »

June 23, 2016

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